Hey, I plan on upgrading from the Archer VR1600v to the Archer AX50 for the FTTC connection in my unit. I checked this website (https://www.tp-link.com/au/nbn-compatible-device/) and it says that it is FTTC compatibile, but the website also sates that my older Archer VR400 is compatible, and I was unable to set the router up with the NCD. I ended up giving up and just using the router that TPG supplied me with. I guess my questions are:
Is the AX50 FTTC compatible, and how would I go about setting it up?
What was I doing wrong when trying to use a different router to the one that TPG supplied me with? How does this process differ from just using the pre-supplied router?
How do I identify FTTC compatible routers?
Just successfully set up the Archer AX50 (tp-link AX3000) on an NBN FTTC connection with TPG.
I spoke to the help desks of TPG and then TP-Link (the AX50 manufacturer).
The main issue is the Network > Internet connection needs to be PPPoE and have your correct account username and password. Then your IPtV settings need to be updated as well.
I have attached two screen shots to illustrate how it worked for me.