Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



244 posts

Master Geek


Topic # 27385 24-Oct-2008 06:53 Send private message

Hi Guys,
I have just changed plans and decided to try Orcon's Home Hub Modem Router. Can I expect improved speeds over my current Dynalink 1335 modem router? What are the benefits?

Regards
BazNZ

Create new topic
23 posts

Geek


  Reply # 176353 6-Nov-2008 17:42 Send private message

On ADSL 1, I have 4.5M on Telecom UBS. On ADSL2+ on Telecom UBS with the Orcon home hub, I got 11Mbps. Now on Orcon UCLL with the Home hub, I get 18Mbps. Upload has always consistently sync'd at 1Mbps, but Telecom rate limits this to 166k.

So I had a REALLY positive experience when using the Orcon home hub on Orcon DSLAM's.

Just don't try and use the file, print and web server features. Constant crashing and it drained 1/2 of my ink when it got stuck in a printing loop.

130 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 176365 6-Nov-2008 18:34 Send private message

From my experience, I can tell you one thing, the HomeHub syncs higher than any dlink modem.
It also doesnt disconnect like the dlinks do, it seems to handle high noise levels on the line much better.

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

American legal jurisdiction in New Zealand
Created by ajobbins, last reply by ajobbins on 20-Oct-2014 22:53 (22 replies)
Pages... 2


Another Trade Me competitor: SellShed
Created by freitasm, last reply by mattwnz on 20-Oct-2014 15:16 (22 replies)
Pages... 2


Why would Suresignal calls be worse quality than non-Suresignal calls from the same location?
Created by Geektastic, last reply by gzt on 20-Oct-2014 23:43 (39 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Picture resizing on the forum
Created by Jase2985, last reply by freitasm on 18-Oct-2014 13:32 (13 replies)

Internet question...
Created by Geektastic, last reply by Geektastic on 17-Oct-2014 22:59 (40 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Why do people keep thinking National are doing a great job?
Created by sxz, last reply by Geektastic on 20-Oct-2014 23:05 (156 replies)
Pages... 9 10 11


Just bought a TiVo online. No wireless adaptor. Will a standard one work? Or do I need the TiVo one ?
Created by Limerick, last reply by graemeh on 20-Oct-2014 16:03 (11 replies)

iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3. Gonna get one?
Created by Dingbatt, last reply by alexx on 20-Oct-2014 13:34 (45 replies)
Pages... 2 3



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.