Orbi Pro Wi-Fi 6 SXK80 vs Nighthawk RAX70
Does anyone have any insight on the Orbi pro SXK80 ? I am almost tempted to buy it since it supports NAT loopback and also multiple VLANS per SSID. But I see on amazon only a few hundred reviews. I would have imagined if it was super popular to see thousands of reviews. The same holds true also for the Nighthawk RAX70 though, which is my current setup. The problem is that it does not support NAT loopback, nor does it support VLANS :( does anyone have a setup that would support NAT loopback that may be even better than the Orbi Pro.
My concern right now is that if I use the Orbi Pro in AP mode, and FW Gold as the Router, that I may not have any control whatsoever on the NAT settings on the Orbi. That concerns me, as its an extremely expensive router :(
Why buy an expensive WIFI router to turn it into an access point. Instead look for a product that does just provide a dedicated AP like Unifi AP's with a Unifi switch for the same price. You have way more functionality and power with this setup. You can build the Unifi controller in docker on the Gold or just somewhere else.
Ive just completely changed my setup to Unifi and I am very happy with the control I have
Might be a little late for a reply but I am using a SXR80 and SXS80 in a bridged mesh behind a FWG and it really depends on your use cases I think.
For me it replaced a pair of Alien Routers in bridge/mesh and gave me comparable wireless backhaul mesh at a location that I can't get a wired network. Plus the units support 2.5Gbps ports with LAG and VLAN's (with limitations!)
Not many options for tri-band bridgeable mesh units and with the above options that I have found otherwise as well.
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