Let’s Set Up Rockspace AC2100 Mesh WiFi System!
Looking for information on how to set up a Rockspace AC2100 tri-band mesh Wi-Fi system? You have reached the right blog post. This post has been jotted down specifically to help users who want to set up their Rockspace AC2100 mesh WiFi system in their homes. Read further to know more about what is mesh system and how you can perform its setup at your home in an easy way.
What is Rockspace AC2100 Mesh System?
Setting up a mesh system is the best choice for the make and model of your home is in a way that a single router can’t meet your internet needs. A Rockspace WiFi mesh system comprises more than one device called nodes.
The main node is known as the primary node that connects to the main gateway or the modem. The secondary nodes are then connected to the main node. These nodes sit in different parts of the home. There is a virtual WiFi mesh created in the home with the signals transmitted by these nodes. The devices in the home connect to the nearby node’s WiFi.
How to Set Up Rockspace WiFi Mesh System?
There are different phases in the setup process. We shall cover them all here.
Phase 1: Placement of the Nodes
After you unpack your Rockspace AC2100 system, you will see that it has three nodes. You can use any of these as the primary node. The other two will serve as secondary nodes.
Place these three nodes in different parts of the home where you want to connect to their network.
Pro Tip: The location that you choose for the Rockspace AC2100 mesh system nodes should be in a way that they can communicate with each other easily. Avoid placing them far from each other.
Phase 2: Connecting the Primary Node to Modem
Choose any one node as the primary or main node. You need to connect it to the modem or the DSL gateway. Use an Ethernet cable and make a connection that is firm and secure.
Phase 3: Powering Up the Nodes
After placing the Rockspace AC2100 mesh nodes and connecting the main node to the modem, you should plug the main into a working power outlet. The socket that you are using should be able to supply consistent power supply to the node. Let the LED turn to solid green.
Phase 4: Run the RS App
You need to complete the setup process using the Rockspace mobile app which is known as the RS app. The same app is also used to complete the Rockspace WiFi extender setup. Download and install the RS app on your smartphone now. You can get it from the respective application store on your phone. Now, connect your phone to the Rockspace node’s WiFi. You can get the information about the SSID and WiFi password on a label on the node. Run the app as soon as it is installed and you have connected the phone to the node’s WiFi.
Phase 5: Setting Up AC2100 Mesh System
As soon as the app is launched, you need to tap on Setup. Tap Next and you will be prompted to change the SSID and WiFi password from the default values. Assign a new name and password. Tap OK, go back to WiFi settings and connect to the WiFi using the new network name and password.
Plug in other nodes now and turn them on. They will get connected to the network automatically as you keep executing the instructions appearing on the RS app.
This completes the Rockspace AC2100 tri-band mesh Wi-Fi system.
Wrapping Things Up
After you set up the Rockspace AC2100 mesh system, you can customize its settings according to your requirements. You can set up a guest network to have your guests connected to the WiFi without having to share the main network password. You can also enable Parental Controls that make it easy for you to manage your kids’ online activities. We recommend you update the firmware on the Rockspace mesh system to keep getting the best output from it.