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Topic # 152262 22-Sep-2014 10:02
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Hi there geekzoners, I was wondering whether the group mind had discovered which router\modem works best for semi-rural properties that are a long way from the closest cabinet.  One of my mates who I play Destiny with is having issues joining strike and crucible matches.  Seems the servers either don't like his NAT type or latency.

The ideal plan would be to be able to use a router/modem that you can cheaply or second hand to handle the ADSL and then use something like a RB2011 as the router AP.

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  Reply # 1133475 22-Sep-2014 10:33
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One of these: http://nicegear.co.nz/routers/draytek-vigor-2710e-adsl2-modemrouter/ 
Very good for those rural lines and can be put onto full bridge. This is better than the Vigor 120 for rural lines.
And of course, make sure they have a master splitter installed :)





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  Reply # 1133493 22-Sep-2014 10:48
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coffeebaron: One of these: http://nicegear.co.nz/routers/draytek-vigor-2710e-adsl2-modemrouter/ 
Very good for those rural lines and can be put onto full bridge. This is better than the Vigor 120 for rural lines.
And of course, make sure they have a master splitter installed :)



Are you able to tell me if they have the same DNS flaw as the 2760?  Namely that no matter what you set the DHCP or client DNS settings to, it proxies all DNS requests to the DNS server it has received from the ISP.

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  Reply # 1133498 22-Sep-2014 10:58
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Not sure, but if you are using in pure bridge mode, then this will not matter.





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  Reply # 1133512 22-Sep-2014 11:08
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Hopefully you're right.  It's a pretty fundamental flaw in the O/S tho'. 

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  Reply # 1133533 22-Sep-2014 11:20
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Aside from the Draytek, the Asus DSL-N55U would be my choice.




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