• One (1) Orbi Outdoor Satellite (RBS50Y)



Since this product is advertised on Netgear, this model is currently being manufactured.


Wireless Performance Explained

Advertised Speed of 5Ghz band

Theoretical 802.11ac speed on 5Ghz band (using 80Mhz channel, 256-QAM, 400 ns GI):

  • 2 spatial streams x 433.3 mbps/stream = 866.6 mbps


This is classified as a “Low-Performer” 802.11ac wifi system. If higher performance is needed, consider upgrading to a “Top-Performer”. Read: What’s the fastest 802.11ac (wifi5) wifi system possible?


  • WPA2-Personal (128-bit encryption)
  • WPA2-Enterprise (128-bit encryption)

Firmware Changelog

Does this support automatic firmware updates? To find out. If you have this model, and are running the latest firmware, contact us.

Download the latest firmware from netgear.com (Orbi Mode) (2018-10-04)

New Features and Enhancements:

  • Regional support for Orbi Outdoor (Orbi Extender Mode) (2018-12-07)

New Features and Enhancements:

  • Supports FCC DFS (indoor and outdoor mode), AU DFS (indoor mode). (2018-06-20)

  • Fixes issues with the Apple HomeKit connectivity
  • Fixes WiFi disconnection and IOT issues (2018-04-27)

  • Fixes bugs.
  • Improves the connection stability (2018-02-12)

New Features and Enhancements

  • Supports LED lighting schedule control.
  • Supports adjusting the LED lighting brightness using the GUI.