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Hughesnet HT2000W

What is the best off the shelf wireless router to buy then using Hughesnet HT2000W router?  I would like to replace it with the ORBI wireless cable modem.

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Sophomore

Re: Hughesnet HT2000W

I don't think a third-party modem is compatible with HughesNet. You could get another wireless router and hook it up to the HT2000W.
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Distinguished Professor I

Re: Hughesnet HT2000W

You must use the HughesNet modem with HughesNet service.  No other modem is compatible.  However, as stated by infinitytec, you can use a 3rd party router along with the HughesNet modem.  


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Re: Hughesnet HT2000W

I have a netgear nighthawk x6. I tried to hook it up to the hughesnet HT2000w. However, for some reason, I can"t get the wireless to work or get the internet to connect. Any ideas?

Sophomore

Re: Hughesnet HT2000W

@aarushing

Double-check to make sure the ethernet cable connecting the two devices is coming into the new router's internet connector.
Distinguished Professor I

Re: Hughesnet HT2000W

@aarushing

 

In addition to infinitytec's suggestion, make sure that your Nighthawk's IP is not the same as the HT2000W.  If it is, it will cause a conflict and not work properly.  Check to make sure that the Nighthawk is set to automatically (dynamically) obtain the IP address. 

 

Also, if you are going to be using your Nighthawk's WiFi, make sure to disable the WiFi in the HT2000W.  See "How do I manage my built in WiFi modem?" in the following PDF for instructions on how to disable the WiFi.  

 

http://customer.kb.hughesnet.com/Documents/1041318-0001_a.pdf


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Sophomore

Re: Hughesnet HT2000W

Or set a static address for the new router on the Hughesnet modem.
New Poster

Re: Hughesnet HT2000W

Thanks! Im going to work on this now. I will let you know if I have further questions. I went back to the HT2000W last night and no one could play a game on it. I am not sure why it was like that when we had internet with ATT and it was only 15Mbps and three could play at the same time while streaming tv!


@infinitytec wrote:
Or set a static address for the new router on the Hughesnet modem.

 

Sophomore

Re: Hughesnet HT2000W

@aarushing
Are they online real-time multiplayer games? If so, the 600ms ping practically makes that impossible on HughesNet. If it is just downloading something, you may want to turn off or pause the video data saver.
New Poster

Re: Hughesnet HT2000W

Thank you guys!!! I think that might have fixed all the problems. I will have to wait til the hubby and boys get back to see if the issues with gaming is fixed but at least I have the router issues fixed!