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  Reply # 1852860 26-Aug-2017 05:57
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richms:

BlinkyBill: I'm not getting this vlan tagging thing.


 


With most ISPs you dont get a choice, you have to have the "vlan tagging thing" or you will not get any traffic at all, either DHCP or PPPoE based stuff.


Ok then, thanks for educating me.




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  Reply # 1852989 26-Aug-2017 14:35
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Of course I had to buy a Google WiFi kit from JB HiFi on the 24th!

 

Oh well, I have no need for a Chromecast. The Google WiFi is a great product. Working flawlessly on our Spark VDSL in a tricky house for WiFi reception.





 


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1853037 26-Aug-2017 17:21
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I ordered my Google Wifi from Amazon.com last Xmas and it arrived within 3 weeks. I later added a TP-Link Onhub to ensure better wifi coverage.

 

Setup a new wi-fi network and I used my original wi-fi name for the guest network, so when I switched off the wifi signal on my router, my existing devices simply re-connected to the guest network. 

 

Google Wifi mesh network provides internet access around my home and offers much more control than my original single device ever could.




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  Reply # 1853761 28-Aug-2017 09:45
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I now have 3 units set up and it is working very well. The only thing I don't like is there is no way to mount the units on wall/ceiling.





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  Reply # 1853870 28-Aug-2017 10:50
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Dulouz:

 

I now have 3 units set up and it is working very well. The only thing I don't like is there is no way to mount the units on wall/ceiling.

 

 

I don't use these myself but I noticed a couple of different designs on ebay:

 

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Wall-Mount-Bracket-For-Google-Wifi-New-/292125478227

 

 


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