If you’re looking for connecting the wireless printer to your Orbi network, then you have come to the right place. In this post, I’ll discuss the step-by-step procedure to execute that. Just keep on reading.
The Netgear Orbi device is equipped with host and extensions and these are big towers with the measurement of .9 inches x 6.7 inches x 3.1 inches.
One of them can be placed in your bookshelf and another as your bookend, however, each of the Orbi units is extremely huge that you can’t easily hide them.
Just like Google Wifi, the brilliantly-designed Orbi units are equipped with color-coded LEDs. The color variation of this particular device indicates its different modes.
Once an Orbi device starts glowing white throughout the oval (top) that means it is starting up. And when it turns blue, everything is going perfectly. However, when it glows amber, it’s the indication of a week internet connection.
And if it’s indicating magenta color, the connection has been gone. To know more about the color codes of Orbi device, you can take the help of the netgear orbi support.
The Orbi device is capable of transmitting Wi-Fi data on total three radio-frequency bands. And its primary radios of the capacity of 2.4-GHz and 5-GHz provide a peak throughput of 1.2Gbps (theoretical) flow of data to user devices.
You will discover another twist. Although Netgear has added a second 5-GHz, however, 1.7Gbps radio that has been exclusively dedicated to the backhaul the data is being flown from the respective router Orbi unit to the satellite Orbis and then back again.
And due to this respective side channel, the main connections between the Orbi units and the respective devices remain fast and strong.
For providing support to this particular configuration, each and every Orbi device is featured with six numbers of high performance amplified antennas throughout the perimeter. An antenna and a Bluetooth radio are also present but they are dormant as of now.
The appearance of the router unit and the satellite units of Orbi is the same but they’re not interchangeable. That means you can’t decide randomly which unit can be used as the router and which one should be as the repeater.
The particular router is able to handle at most three satellites, however, each of the satellites can communicate straightforwardly with the particular host router in a brilliant hub-and-spoke arrangement, unlike a true mesh topology.
We can hope that the respective company is working on a firmware update that will enable satellite-to-satellite communication. Each of the Orbi backsides is featured with a power input, four gigabit Ethernet ports, and ON/OFF button. On the respective router, one port is yellow that is able to connect to the respective broadband modem.
You can easily make use of the other LAN ports for connecting to printers, stationary Personal Computers, and network-attached storage drives. Buttons are there for resetting a device and for synchronizing the respective router with additional satellites. Each of Orbi hosts a USB 2.0 port, however, just like the Bluetooth radios, they are waiting for activation by an upcoming software update.
Just like Google Wi-Fi, the Orbi device is a 2×2 router and it is capable of handling two simultaneous data streams to appropriately configured devices, per frequent band.
The particular Orbi device has also added the latest MU-MIMO Wi-Fi technology in order to send focused data streams to various devices on a simultaneous basis. You can take help of the orbi tech support to know more about this particular Orbi device.
You can easily connect your wireless printer to your Orbi network. And for connecting the wireless printer to the Orbi network, you need to follow the guidelines that have been provided by the respective printer manufacturer.
You might require the information below from the respective Orbi Wi-Fi System for connecting the particular wireless printer: Network name or SSID, Security type or encryption, and password or passphrase or network key.
How can you view the Orbi Network Name, Security Type, And Password?
In the first step, you need to launch your web browser from your mobile device or computer that has been connected to the respective Orbi network. And then you need to enter orbilogin.com.
A login window would then appear. Next, enter the respective router username as well as password. Do remember that the username is ‘admin’ and the default password is ‘password’. Don’t forget that the username, as well as password, are case-sensitive.
The BASIC Homepage would then be displayed. The Orbi network name, security type as well as the password would be displayed.
To get more clarification about the aforementioned steps, you can contact netgear orbi help.