Speedefy AC2100 Openwrt possible?

Hey guys,

I just got done beta testing a router for Speedefy. I have not been able to find very much information on this router as far as hardware. It is a decent router with 7 6db antennas. However, it is cheaply made. Cheap plastic that seams like it would easily crack and break if dropped. My Netgear R7500v2 with OpenWRT is faster so I would like to have it as my main router. Then flash the Speedefy AC2100 with Openwrt to take advantage of fast roaming. I got the item for free after Amazon review so I am not too worried about opening it up. Would I just need to open the product and see what hardware it is running then flash a generic OpenWRT image? If I open it up could someone help me with identifying which firmware to use? Also, once identified how would I go about flashing it? If I can accomplish this I also have a Wavlink access point that I do not see supported yet and would like to try the same with it.


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More information is needed.

A quick websearch is not revealing:


Basically, you need to determine if it has a Mediatek, Qualcomm, Broadcom or Realtek chipset. Mediatek and Qualcomm have the best OpenWrt support in large part due to the Manufacturers providing specifications to the Linux Kernel developers.

I'm going to check the FCC id, usually it has photos that you can zoom to read the chip manufactuer.
Will post back.

Looks like it is a Tenda rebrand:


Tenda tends to use Realtek but no internal photos to be sure.. Maybe someone else will have better luck.

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Thanks for your reply. I'm going to try to crack it open and see what for sure is inside. I'm really hoping it supports openwrt. The stock firmware isn't that bad though. It has VPN support for 3 different protocols and even let's you set how much bandwidth to assign to each device. However, as I mentioned I would like to get openwrt on it for fast roaming.

*Edit I got it open pretty easy. There are some numbers on the board 10041361 v1. 1. Everything else is covered up with heatsinks etc. Sucks they soldered all the antennas to the board instead of having proper connectors so you can pop them off. The images were too big to upload so I got some links for you guys.

After further review I'm pretty sure it is this guy right here https://www.tendacn.com/en/product/ac23.html. This Tenda has a 500mhz co-processor and 7 6dbi antennas. I am pretty confident this is a rebrand as you mentioned. It's a Realtek device http://en.techinfodepot.shoutwiki.com/wiki/Tenda_AC23.

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I was doing some reading and I see someone was saying they ported RTL819 devices to Lede. I also seen something about porting RTL8196c. With those devices being worked on and possibly already supported I'm wondering if RTL8197FH could be made to work? I just do not know enough about openwrt to tell for sure.

Hey, I am on the exact same boat. I got this for free but would be nice to unleash the shackles on the firmware. I am also not sure on which firmware to try and flash to it.

I just received the product Sunday. We're you dealing with a lady named Patricia? I have been emailing her to let her know I have completed the review. However I have not heard back from her in about 3 or 4 days. I still have not been refunded for mine. I only did it because it was supposed to be free after review. I definitely would of purchased something different.