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  Reply # 670664 10-Aug-2012 16:39 Send private message

1. Your current ISP Name: Telecom

2. Was Modem Supplied by ISP: No

3. Model Brand/Model: Draytek Vigor 120

4. (Approximate) Age of Modem: 1 Year

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  Reply # 670727 10-Aug-2012 18:22 Send private message

1. Your current ISP Name: xtra

2. Was Modem Supplied by ISP: Yes

3. Model Brand/Model: T585 V8

4. (Approximate) Age of Modem: 9 mths

I'm not tecjie enough on these things but funnily enough I was having issues so Telecom sent me a 582n, tried hooking it up no go, rang helpdesk setup, no go put through to tech, no go so sent back

Have to say very impressed with helpdesk and the way they handled things, hardware issue not their fault. Doing some reading on here it looks like my modem is rubbish now but with so many thoughts on what is good or actually required its a bridge too far far me at moment




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  Reply # 670893 11-Aug-2012 08:42 Send private message

1. Your current ISP Name: TelstraClear

2. Was Modem Supplied by ISP: Yes

3. Model Brand/Model: Motorola SB5101 Cable Modem

4. (Approximate) Age of Modem: 4+ years

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  Reply # 670896 11-Aug-2012 08:55 Send private message

1. Telstraclear
2. Yes
3. Motorola SB5101 Cable
4. 10+

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 670971 11-Aug-2012 12:23 Send private message

1. Your current ISP Name: Telecom

2. Was Modem Supplied by ISP: Yes

3. Model Brand/Model: Thomson TG585

4. (Approximate) Age of Modem: 3 years (more or less)

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  Reply # 670978 11-Aug-2012 12:39 Send private message

1. Your current ISP Name: TelstraClear HFC

2. Was Modem Supplied by ISP: Yes

3. Model Brand/Model: Cisco DPC3008

4. (Approximate) Age of Modem: two months





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Master Geek
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  Reply # 671023 11-Aug-2012 14:41 Send private message

1. Your current ISP Name: Iconz

2. Was Modem Supplied by ISP: No

3. Model Brand/Model: Dynalink RTA1320v6

4. (Approximate) Age of Modem: ~1.5 years

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  Reply # 671042 11-Aug-2012 14:54 Send private message

1. Your current ISP Name: Slingshot NDSL

2. Was Modem Supplied by ISP: No

3. Model Brand/Model: Cisco SRP 527w

4. (Approximate) Age of Modem: 1 year

Edit :Typo

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  Reply # 671110 11-Aug-2012 17:53 Send private message

1. Your current ISP Name: telecom

2. Was Modem Supplied by ISP: Yes

3. Model Brand/Model: dlink dsl502t

4. (Approximate) Age of Modem: 6ish  years


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1. Your current ISP Name: telecom

2. Was Modem Supplied by ISP: no

3. Model Brand/Model: linksys wag120n

4. (Approximate) Age of Modem: 2

i used the linksys for the last 2 years but i died so now im back to the dlink.

i think telecom have a list or support pages for most of their modems they supply.

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 671117 11-Aug-2012 18:17 Send private message

1. Your current ISP Name: Telecom NZ

2. Was Modem Supplied by ISP:  Yes

3. Model Brand/Model: speedtouch, but using Linksys Wag120N

4. (Approximate) Age of Modem: 3






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  Reply # 678519 28-Aug-2012 23:54 Send private message

1. Telecom NZ
2. No
3. DrayTek Vigor 120 modem + Netgear WNDR4500 router
4. 2 months

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  Reply # 678715 29-Aug-2012 13:30 Send private message


1. Your current ISP Name: Vodafone nDSL

2. Was Modem Supplied by ISP: Yes

3. Model Brand/Model: Huawei HG566a

4. (Approximate) Age of Modem: 18months

This little wireless all in one unit has been really good for me.  Running the VoIP ports with 2talk without issues.  Haven't encountered the strange DNS bug that others have - Vodafone are in the process of sending out new firmware ('OTA' even?) to rectify this.   Have not tried the 3G backup or sharing a printer/usb device via the router.

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Reply # 683526 9-Sep-2012 19:11 Send private message

1. Your current ISP Name: Vodafone adsl

2. Was Modem Supplied by ISP: No

3. Model Brand/Model: Technicolor TG582n

4. (Approximate) Age of Modem: 2 Weeks

Was using the Hg556a, Tried the TG582n and this gave me a higher download speed so stayed with it




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  Reply # 683529 9-Sep-2012 19:17 Send private message

1. Your current ISP Name: Telecom NZ ADSL

2. Was Modem Supplied by ISP: No

3. Model Brand/Model: DSE XH9940

4. (Approximate) Age of Modem: 6yrs

This modem is identical to the TP-Link TD8840 and provides a sync rate of around 17Mb/s at 8dB of attenuation. Recently upgraded to no interleave (kids gaming), that immediately threw the speed down to 6Mb/s but low latency, 20min on the phone finally got through to a higher level tech who altered the profile such that I got back my 17Mb/s sync and had low latency.

Cyril

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  Reply # 686862 16-Sep-2012 22:01 Send private message

1. Your current ISP Name: TelstraClear

2. Was Modem Supplied by ISP: Yes

3. Model Brand/Model: Motorola SB5101 Cable

4. (Approximate) Age of Modem: 4 years ish

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