Can't tell if it is working or not. Same exact issue glocker is having. The address on the back of the extender is a 12 digit continuous number that doesn't correspond to any number in the client table. It is the same router/password that was working previously. left: 0; The only way to clear this blinking orange light is to power cycle the 9000. Signal Strength: (-71 dbm) Link Rate: 936 Mbps. It's been almost a year now. How do you have the RE9000 setup, as a range extender or as an access point, and is it working correctly even though the light is blinking orange? Per Linksyscares, the issue has been forwarded to "our Engineering Team". When I click on it it takes me through some setup steps but then it doesn't connect to the internet. bottom: 10px; That's really odd. Per Linksyscares, the issue has been forwarded to "our Engineering Team". Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. This way I can login the RE WebUI even if it loses connection to the wireless router. But every once in a while I need to power cycle it because some connected devices will stop being able to access the internet. Hi cptCaveman. The different LED colors simply tell you how good the connection between your router and the extender is. This solid orange light is not mentioned anywhere as a condition that should be happening. Report Inappropriate Content. Message 2 of 15 (42,598 Views) Reply. To fix this, you must be using the latest firmware for your router or access point. Hi, kme! NOTE: If you are using a non-Linksys wireless router or access point, contact the manufacturer to get the wireless settings. It is setup as a range extender over wifi to my ea9300 over a 5ghz signal. From my experience moving the RE a little closer typically resolves the issue regardless of what the software says. When it's solid amber, the Spot Finder indicates the extender is outside the "sweet spot" (either too far or too close). 09:17 AM. Support available in English / Español / Français / Deutsch / Nederlands. I just recently upgraded my router to the Linksys EA9200. The blinking amber light on the RE6500 usually indicates that the extender cannot establish a connection to your main router. If it is not, try to check for updates on this link and perform a full hard on the unit. Since the extender is connected to the main router, it will route you to the its setup page. Same exact issue glocker is having. As for the LED behavior, please check out this link. See More, Get the most out of your networking device's advanced settings. If the light doesn’t change color, or if it is solid orange, reset to factory defaults. I have been using my RE6500 Range Extender for over a year now. Strange, solid white means it is connected to something... Is this new to your setup, or has it worked before? It may be there but the way the client table shows the MAC addresses is different from the address listed on the back of the extender. Logging into the 9000 shows all green, everything connected, and everything working. If I log into the extender I am perfectly in the green Goldilocks zone. A web browser will open and prompt you to enter your User name and Password. padding: 10px 10px 35px; RE6500 Lock Up? I really have not saw many issues reported on the forums with the RE9000. Wait for a blinking orange light It could take up to a minute for the light on the top of the range extender to change from blinking white to blinking orange. The documentation isn't helpful and Linksys tech support wants $40 to help me debug a $60 product so they are basically useless. See if it will make any difference at all. Configuring the Linksys Wireless Range Expander. I will have to try to use the Spot Finder freature of the brouser utility. We suggest to disable first the WiFi capability of the computer, hard wired it directly the extender, and then try accessing the 192.168.1.1 default IP address. Did you try setting a Static IP Address in the RE? My 9000 is currently blinking orange, is fully connected, fully functional. At that point, no physical connection on the router for isolation purposes. DD-WRT Firmware: -r42054 : WRT3200ACM, WRT1200ACv1 (IOT subnet), WRT1900ACv1. My questions is that once my RE6500 set up properly, it stopped flashing the white light on the front and stay a solid Orange color. Could this have been something that the latest firmware update changed? Did you try setting a Static IP Address in the RE? Streaming Music on the Linksys RE6500 with Android using Samsung Galaxy (VIDEO) Streaming Music on the Linksys RE6500 using Windows 7 (VIDEO) Linksys home networking solutions (VIDEO) Manually configuring the wireless security settings of the Linksys wireless range extender (VIDEO) Show all videos. IMPORTANT : If I log into the extender I am perfectly in the green Goldilocks zone. This is a device that had been setup previously but I haven't used it for a year or so. As for the LED behavior, please check out this link. My remote devices work a bit better when the extender is in the range where the ORANGE light stays on. Re: RE6500 Light Remains Orange. Step 2: When the orange light is blinking, I can log into the extender and spot finder will show no issues with the location. Get to know more about Linksys RE6500 by clickin It is setup as a range extender over wifi to my ea9300 over a 5ghz signal. If the Power or Diag LED (Light Emitting Diode) on your Linksys router is blinking, it means the firmware is corrupted. - edited Using the range extender with a Linksys E8350 Router. All seems to have gone well. Get details on product availability, features, capabilities and system requirements. If issue still recurs, please email us at LinksysCares@linksys.com along with your contact details, community username, and the link to this community thread for reference and we can have our Escalation Engineers assist you further. I'm just curious if this is normal or if I actually have a problem that I am not aware of. If this happens, you won’t be able to do the following: Access the router’s web-based setup page; Assign IP Addresses to computers connected to your router using its DHCP capabilities; NOTE: This also applies if your router's LED is dimly illuminated. Get help with an issue or learn how to maximise the potential of my Linksys product. Any thoughts from anyone? 4. It seems to be happy but has that strange orange light. See More. If this happens, you won’t be able to do the following: Access the router’s web-based setup page Assign IP Addresses to computers connected to your router using its DHCP capabilities I have enabled the logs on this device but they do not show me any errors that I've noticed. Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type. The 9000 is getting some type of error (that is not being written to the log file), recovers from the error, but leaves the orange light blinking. Blinking orange but I can log into it's IP address without issue and still have clients connected to it. display: block; License Agreement. I am attempting to update fimware and it is problematic. The orange light will start blinking within 24-48 hours of a reboot, and will continue to work for quite a while. Solid orange would indicate a distance/poor signal issue.