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Offline F1V10


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i Bought the Netgear D6300 wireless modem router and also Netgear EX6200 about 8 weeks ago. it worked well for 5 weeks and started to play up, after hours on the phone with the tech support the unit deemed faulty so they replaced both the units. the new units worked fine for 2 weeks and they are giving me the same trouble as the old ones, i have decided not to touch the netgear stuff again.
any recommendations would be appreciated. i do need both the modem router and extender as i have a split level house and bedrooms would be far from the router setup place .



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can't help you with extenders but re router/modem I am looking at a new ADSL2+ r/m at the moment and asked an IT guru mate who has never led me astray. He said TP-LINK Archer - New D9 or previous D7 is very good.

The D9 is about $250 and the D7 about $160

http://www.tp-link.com.au/products/?categoryid=219

D9 is still listed as coming soon but its now available - just do a google search for it.

Full range here

http://www.tp-link.com.au/products/

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and one more for good measure

ASUS DSL-AC68U

http://www.asus.com/au/Networking/DSLAC68U/

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My Cisco Linksys has been the best router Ive ever had. Its a home unit but it gets hammered as I work from home and I run 4 computers from it. It also has 4 slots for wired connections if needed.



Offline F1V10


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and one more for good measure

ASUS DSL-AC68U

http://www.asus.com/au/Networking/DSLAC68U/

this looks identical to the Netgear stuff i bought in the past, i hope they dont use the same hardware as Netgear.



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My Cisco Linksys has been the best router Ive ever had.
has it got dual band?



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Offline anotherforumuser

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has it got dual band?


Actually it might be only single band, if you google Cisco Linksys dual band you'll find a few models to look at. Mine is an older, discontinued wag120n which has never given me a problem. Probably cost me around $70. Ive been through a few too many netgear modems, they always seem to be a pain.



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