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.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 


292 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 31


  Reply # 755824 4-Feb-2013 23:10 Send private message

tanivula: It might not 100% solve the issue, especially going through your details, but have you thought of trying a UPS?  We've got a HG556a and it's been rock solid ever since we got a UPS, similar line stats, also with snap, and use all the programs you've listed except via wireless - no LAN clients.   Main reason I got the UPS was because of VoIP but I think it also filters out a fair bit of the harmonics and cylinder switching stuff the network companies inject into the lines as I can recall we would have daily drop outs around 3 - think due to power line carrier (hot water circuit switching).

Might not solve your problems, but it's worth a shot I reckon, plus you'll end up with a UPS Cool


A UPS would be more expensive that the fritz box wouldn't it?

3738 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 992

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 755825 4-Feb-2013 23:11 Send private message

Change to VDSL and get the Fritzbox deal?




Chorus has spent $1.4 billion on making their ADSL broadband network faster. Why not spend a couple of hundred to make sure you are getting the most out of your connection?
Geekzone special price: $150* for master splitter install, normally $200+ through your ISP. Auckland and Waikato areas.
*Travel charges may apply. Additional costs may apply for complex installs.
I install - Naked DSL, DSL Master Splitters, VoIP, RBI Rural Broadband. Also a dealer for WorldxChange.
Need help in Auckland or Waikato? Click my email button, or email me direct: [my user name] at geekzonemail dot com



292 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 31


  Reply # 755827 4-Feb-2013 23:17 Send private message

coffeebaron: Change to VDSL and get the Fritzbox deal?


Wouldn't that mean signing up for two years?  and if it doesn't fix the problem? maybe it is snap?

459 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 27


  Reply # 755852 5-Feb-2013 04:11 Send private message

blackjack17:
C0R3: What version firmware do you have on the HG556a?


V100R001C12B028


Older firmware but issues with it are mostly related to wireless, Current is 37 although there are 2 versions of it.

2027 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 333

Subscriber

  Reply # 755882 5-Feb-2013 08:15 Send private message

How much did your TV cost? I am going to guess a lot more than $400.

Internet is obviously important to you and yet you don't want to spend anything on it. This doesn't make sense. The FritzBox is an outstanding router and probably the best router out at the moment for the home environment. Are you happy with the calling rates you pay o mobile? 4c/min for national calls on VoIP.

Again, if you don't want to get the best all-in-one available at the moment get yourself a Draytek Vigor 120 and bridge it to any old router. It is a really solid modem and is around $100... or is that a bit dear for just a modem?

7008 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 497

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 755893 5-Feb-2013 08:48 Send private message

vexxxboy: Fritzbox is fantastic never drops out, my record is 6 weeks of connection before i stopped it to reset it


Is six weeks meant to be good? That sounds average at best to me. My old Linksys 54 something router runs for many many months at a time. It's not doing ADSL, just routing, DHCP, that sort of thing.




Asus eee pad transformer
iPod 2G
Windows 7 PC
Lots and lots of Nikon camera gear

1 | 2 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page 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:

How stable are snap IP addresses?
Created by Physn, last reply by Oriphix on 23-Oct-2014 18:09 (20 replies)
Pages... 2


Speed limit when overtaking? Teach me please.
Created by nakedmolerat, last reply by hio77 on 23-Oct-2014 23:34 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


$39 iPhone plan goneburger
Created by MadEngineer, last reply by MadEngineer on 23-Oct-2014 22:23 (17 replies)
Pages... 2


Spark Socialiser
Created by freitasm, last reply by freitasm on 22-Oct-2014 18:39 (34 replies)
Pages... 2 3


American legal jurisdiction in New Zealand
Created by ajobbins, last reply by gzt on 21-Oct-2014 14:58 (30 replies)
Pages... 2


iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3. Gonna get one?
Created by Dingbatt, last reply by Handle9 on 23-Oct-2014 21:53 (101 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Snap have failed our company!
Created by dafman, last reply by kornflake on 23-Oct-2014 17:41 (37 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Thief taunts 12 year old via stolen laptop
Created by macuser, last reply by charsleysa on 22-Oct-2014 23:49 (12 replies)


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.