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Author Topic: DIR-615 as downstream extension  (Read 1760 times)

ahcWiFiDL

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DIR-615 as downstream extension
« on: February 20, 2016, 01:38:34 PM »

My internet is provided via FIOS (a combo modem/router) into an apartment with thick concrete walls.  I use a pair of power line DHP-309AVs to feed a DIR 615 I1 Firmware V. 9.03  The connection has generally worked fine until a few days ago.  Now, I can not get a stable internet signal through the 915 even after a  factory reset.  I can get a stable signal via the ethernet connection into the DHP-309.  But when I run the ethernet into the DIR-615 I can not get the internet to stabilize. :'(   This configuration has been functioning for over a year successfully.  Any thoughts?

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Re: DIR-615 as downstream extension
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2016, 04:05:22 PM »

Link>Welcome!

  • What Hardware version is your router? Look at sticker under the router case.
  • Link>What Firmware version is currently loaded? Found on the routers web page under status.
  • What region are you located?

Wireless Configurations
Links>Wireless Installation Considerations and Managing Signal Congestion and Good Neighbour Policy
  • Ensure the default (dlink) SSID name is changed. Ensure that different SSID names are used between each WiFi 2.4/5Ghz radios. Can be anything and not something that's already in use by any neighbouring WiFi routers. Under Setup/Wireless/Manual.
  • What wireless modes are you using?
  • 2.4Ghz Routers only: Try single mode G or N or mixed G and N?
  • Channel Width set for Auto 20/40Mhz or try 20Mhz only.
  • Try setting a manual Channel to a open or unused channel. 1, 6 or 11. 11 for single mode N if the channel is clear. 13 for EU regions.
  • What security mode are you using? Preferred security is WPA-Personal. WPA2/AES Only. Some WiFi adapters don't support AES, so you might want to try TPIK only or Auto TPIK and AES.
  • What wireless devices do you have connected?
  • Ensure any devices with WiFi adapter drivers are updated.
  • Any 2.4Ghz or 5Ghz cordless house phones or WiFi APs near by that maybe causing interferences?
  • Any other WiFi routers in the area that maybe causing interferences? Link> Use a WiFi Scanner to find out. How many?


Does the router work directly connected to the main host modem/router?
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