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.


24 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 2


Topic # 115678 3-Apr-2013 12:33
Send private message

Here is Part 1.

I called up and ordered service as soon as it was announced (more or less). Due to easter etc the earliest booking I could get was 8/4/13.

This morning this arrived :



It appears that they are out of stock of the more basic model, this one has ADSL/VSDL, Ethernet WAN and 3g. on the LAN side it has 3x3 802.11n and gig ethernet.

Most impressively it has USB connectivity for Webcam/Media/Printer and VOiP support.

I have replaced my old DSL modem with it and it is all working well, here are some screenshots.

Here is the inital login screen



Here is the WiFi setup screen



Has a little UI for connected devices 



I plugged a HDD into it to test the Media capabilites



And here is the webui for the Media sharing




Create new topic


24 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 792265 3-Apr-2013 12:44
Send private message

Just reserving this for the post once the engineers have been to install :)

688 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 15

Trusted

  Reply # 792280 3-Apr-2013 12:51
One person supports this post
Send private message

Sure you want the pic up that shows what files you have on there, I wouldn't given what's there...



24 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 792285 3-Apr-2013 12:55
Send private message

Good point

6434 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1571


  Reply # 792286 3-Apr-2013 12:55
Send private message

ah, nice to see so many legally acquired movies :P

75 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 7


  Reply # 792314 3-Apr-2013 13:26
Send private message

NonprayingMantis: ah, nice to see so many legally acquired movies :P


Now with UFB it will enable him to get them quicker :)

192 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 6


  Reply # 792335 3-Apr-2013 13:47
Send private message

does it have 2 usb ports? on the website it saying 2 but i can only see 1 in images

688 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 15

Trusted

  Reply # 792351 3-Apr-2013 13:55
Send private message

Any chance for some speed test results now so we can compare once installed?



24 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 792360 3-Apr-2013 14:02
Send private message

ashnizzle: does it have 2 usb ports? on the website it saying 2 but i can only see 1 in images


It has one on the back and one that has a cover on it for a 3g modem, I have just popped a USB pendrive into it and it shows up two drives... I am guessing you could also hang a USB hub off it.



24 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 792367 3-Apr-2013 14:06
Send private message

Paulthagerous: Any chance for some speed test results now so we can compare once installed?









6434 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1571


  Reply # 792370 3-Apr-2013 14:09
Send private message

whatis the transfer rate of the USB storage like?

I have found in the past that modems with USB slots don't handle it very well and transferring files to/from the storage takes an absolute age

192 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 6


  Reply # 792373 3-Apr-2013 14:11
Send private message

WhiteRabbit:
ashnizzle: does it have 2 usb ports? on the website it saying 2 but i can only see 1 in images


It has one on the back and one that has a cover on it for a 3g modem, I have just popped a USB pendrive into it and it shows up two drives... I am guessing you could also hang a USB hub off it.


thats good to know. will save me buying a router for now. hopefully the pace ones are good.



24 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 792425 3-Apr-2013 14:54
Send private message

NonprayingMantis: whatis the transfer rate of the USB storage like?

I have found in the past that modems with USB slots don't handle it very well and transferring files to/from the storage takes an absolute age


Copy 500mb from my PC to the USB key on the router 

~# rsync --progress ./file.out /mnt/C3_P0/file.out
file.out
500000000 100% 7.58MB/s 0:01:02 (xfer#1, to-check=0/1)


Copy 500mb from my PC to the HDD on the router

~# rsync --progress file.out /mnt/Ext_HDD/file.out
file.out
500000000 100% 10.36MB/s 0:00:46 (xfer#1, to-check=0/1)


Copy 500mb from the USB Key on the router to my PC

~# rsync --progress /mnt/C3_P0/file.out ./file.out2
file.out
500000000 100% 11.77MB/s 0:00:40 (xfer#1, to-check=0/1)


Copy 500mb from the HDD on the router to my PC

~$ rsync --progress /mnt/Ext_HDD/file.out ./file.out1
file.out
500000000 100% 10.62MB/s 0:00:44 (xfer#1, to-check=0/1)






192 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 6


  Reply # 795582 9-Apr-2013 12:47
Send private message

how'd the installation go? i got mine booked for the 15th. didnt get the pace modem, got the technicolor tg587.



24 posts

Geek
+1 received by user: 2


  Reply # 800284 16-Apr-2013 15:56
Send private message

Sadly the existing ducting to the street is blocked with mud or something :)

Contractors are having to get another sub-contractor over to have a look.

So close, yet so far :-/

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:



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.