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  #872350 5-Aug-2013 20:39
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mabnz: 
What would you recommend alternatively? The Fritz?


I've been very happy with the Fritzbox, BUT it doesn't bridge so probably not what you're looking for (wish it did as I still like my gargoyle router)



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  #872364 5-Aug-2013 20:53
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Zyxels are awesome and cheap. Just get one, they are good as gold. Set up for bridging is a sub-5 minute task.

I don't see the point in buying an expensive, fully featured router like Draytek's and Fritzbox's if all you are doing is bridging.

 
 
 
 


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  #872377 5-Aug-2013 21:11
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chevrolux: Zyxels are awesome and cheap. Just get one, they are good as gold. Set up for bridging is a sub-5 minute task.

I don't see the point in buying an expensive, fully featured router like Draytek's and Fritzbox's if all you are doing is bridging.

That's where hopefully the upcoming Draytek Vigor 130 will fill the gap at a very good price point.




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  #873731 8-Aug-2013 10:51
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I use the P870H behind a Mikrotik RB1100AHx2 and it is working well. Approx 300m from exchange we are synching up at 45/10Mbps and getting full download speed from our ISP.

Disclaimer: We do distribute and support both of these products.



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  #874777 9-Aug-2013 20:27
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I'm trying to find the location of the Kelburn Exchange (KLB). Can anyone link me to the spreadsheet of all cabinet/Exchange locations?

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  #875027 10-Aug-2013 11:39
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mabnz: I'm trying to find the location of the Kelburn Exchange (KLB). Can anyone link me to the spreadsheet of all cabinet/Exchange locations?


Try this link.

You have to convert the whatever map coordinantes those are into whatever google or your favourite map service uses to actually look it up. I saw the info posted here somewhere once, but can't remember and can't find it on a search. I did find the convertor in my history, link here.

Good luck.

 

[edit]It's not all the exchanges, I know my local isn't on there. Mostly it seems to only give cabinet locations.



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  #875031 10-Aug-2013 11:43
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PaulBags:
mabnz: I'm trying to find the location of the Kelburn Exchange (KLB). Can anyone link me to the spreadsheet of all cabinet/Exchange locations?


Try this link.

You have to convert the whatever map coordinantes those are into whatever google or your favourite map service uses to actually look it up. I saw the info posted here somewhere once, but can't remember and can't find it on a search. I did find the convertor in my history, link here.

Good luck.


Cheers. I've since found it but that spreadsheet doesn't show the coords of the Exchange, only the roadside cabinets :-(

I found this link (http://www.opus.co.nz/we/TelecomNZ/Post_EQ_response_plan/Plan%20Appendix_revision%2004_March%2009%20.pdf) which shows most exchanges, but not Kelburn.

 
 
 
 


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  #875035 10-Aug-2013 11:53
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And how well did the Genius sync? (hehe)
Maybe that's a hint Orcon will launch VDSL with a Fritzbox too :)


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  #879626 16-Aug-2013 16:00
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Just landed our first DrayTek DV130 (Vigor130) stock. Tested and working well. http://www.snappernet.co.nz/product/dv130 



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  #879630 16-Aug-2013 16:04
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richardpaul: Just landed our first DrayTek DV130 (Vigor130) stock. Tested and working well. http://www.snappernet.co.nz/product/dv130 


How much?

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  #879640 16-Aug-2013 16:25
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You can contact your local reseller and get a quote. Cheers.




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  #879644 16-Aug-2013 16:30
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Ah, I read that as 'Snap', not Snappernet. Will do.

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  #879728 16-Aug-2013 18:44
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richardpaul: You can contact your local reseller and get a quote. Cheers.


I think that your website should have a list of resellers, would certainly make it easier to contact them ;).

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  #879739 16-Aug-2013 19:06
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Here's the best place to find a list of our DrayTek resellers
http://www.draytek.net.nz/draytek/where-to-buy/


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  #879766 16-Aug-2013 19:59
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richardpaul: Here's the best place to find a list of our DrayTek resellers
http://www.draytek.net.nz/draytek/where-to-buy/



Yeah, but they're all slack and don't list the Vigor 130 yet... Where can I get one tomorrow (Saturday) in Auckland? ;)

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