Making Orbi Great Again

The Netgear Orbi is badass.

I’ve never experienced such great range and throughput from a WiFi router. Dead spots are gone in my home.

We all have a healthy radioactive glow.


Within days, we started getting major stability problems. Our Google Homes and Chromecasts were dropping connection and requiring manual reboots nearly every hour.

What good is a fast network that won’t stay connected?

The Orbi was expensive and I expected better than this. It should be a rock-solid, set-and-forget system for that price.

The firmware updates weren’t helping, but I wasn’t ready to give up on it yet.
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