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Topic # 199240 9-Aug-2016 18:35
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Thanks to @MichaelMurfy and GoWiFi we have a Cambium CnPilot R201 Wireless Access Point to giveaway. You can find out more about this unit by reading Michael's Cambium R201 review.


How to Enter: reply in this thread with what is your current wireless access point, how many devices are connected via WiFi, what you use it for - double entry points if you post an image of said "system" (upload the image to Geekzone and use the BBCODE provided). Be creative here folks.


General rules: one entry per user only in our competition. One winner will be randomly selected. Winner will receive the Cambium R201 used by Michael for his review (and repackaged since). This giveaway is open to NZ residents and closes 19th August 2016 (New Zealand time). Winner will be selected in a random draw and contacted via PM. After confirmation we will post winner' username in this topic. Once confirmed winner will receive the prize by mail.


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  Reply # 1607193 9-Aug-2016 19:16
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Netgear R7000 Nighthawk, 15-20 devices. Home and business use on Spark UFB.

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  Reply # 1607207 9-Aug-2016 19:25
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Huawei hg659, can't access wifi a room over. My son's tablet constantly buffers which is rather annoying


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  Reply # 1607212 9-Aug-2016 19:33
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TP Link Archer D7, used for all WiFi for both home and guest, VoIP.


12 wireless connections and 2 wired.


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  Reply # 1607213 9-Aug-2016 19:34
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Linksys E2500 on Vodafone Cable 100/10 for home use: 8 mobile phones, 1 desktop, 5 laptops, 1 printer/scanner

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  Reply # 1607214 9-Aug-2016 19:35
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Vodafone HG659 downstairs, a TPLink WDR4300 in the lounge and a Linksys E1200 at the other end of the house, the latter two running DD-WRT, because stock firmware is just s***.


Total wifi capable devices must be getting close to 50, typically connected at any one time about 10.

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  Reply # 1607221 9-Aug-2016 19:45
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Vodafone (Huawei) HG566a I re-purposed after moving from ADSL to VDSL so we could get a good signal in the bedroom. 2.4GHz only though and still very patchy signal at the back of the house and in the backyard area. Not a lot of wi-fi devices attached to my network - two phones, three tablets and one laptop (sometimes two). 


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  Reply # 1607222 9-Aug-2016 19:46
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A pair of Linksys E1200 running Tomato(Shibby). 


About five devices running off the lounge AP, 8-15 off the Kitchen AP that's on an isolated vlan for neighbors who bring me beer monthly.  

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  Reply # 1607233 9-Aug-2016 20:08
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  Reply # 1607247 9-Aug-2016 20:34
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I have a Linksys WRT1900AC (rev. 1) for my AP.  It is running OpenWRT 15.05.1 and you can see in the photo the USB serial port connection on top of it, for debugging and unbricking (I was running the beta versions of OpenWRT for a while).  It does not have to work too hard as we only have a couple of Android phones and my old iPad and new Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 tablet to connect to it.  And my laptop occasionally, but it usually has an Ethernet connection.  It runs guest networks on 2.4 and 5 GHz for visitors, a special test network I am using for trying out NAT problems, and the two main WiFi networks on 2.4 and 5 GHz.  Except the test network, everything is bridged to the "Inner" and "Outer" Ethernet networks run from my Edgerouter Lite via two separate Ethernet cables.  The 802.11ac connection from my tablet is great throughout the house - it can max out my 200/200 Mibit/s fibre connection unless it right at the far end of the house, and even there is pretty fast.  But the 802.11n on 5 GHz does not work well at the bedroom end of the house and the android phones keep dropping out and going to 2.4 GHz, which is also quite slow that far away.  So I need another AP to do fast 802.11n at that end of the house.  As my 16 port Gigabit switch is full, the WRT1900AC also has two Ethernet connections, one for my laptop when I have it in that room, and one for my test PC.


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  Reply # 1607257 9-Aug-2016 20:48
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fritzbox 7390, terrible wifi.  have maybe err 10 devices, 3 phones, 3 tablets, 3 firetvs, laptops

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  Reply # 1607259 9-Aug-2016 20:50
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Im currently running a Netcomm NF8AC for our home network on Spark VDSL.




Have 2 PC's and about 8 other devices over wifi. When family is over its not uncommon to see 15+ devices connected

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  Reply # 1607262 9-Aug-2016 20:54
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Cambium CnPilot E400, has about 18 connected clients. Lives on the ceiling in a cupboard. Pretty happy with it, replaced three other AP's, got it in the recent 70% off discount that I discovered here on Geekzone.



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  Reply # 1607268 9-Aug-2016 21:00
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Linksys WAG320N. 10 devices including phones, tablets, apple TVs, laptops, scales, and probably other things that can connect occasionally but I've forgotten about.

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  Reply # 1607272 9-Aug-2016 21:06
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Assorted Draytek gear (2110, 2700, 2710, 2750, 2800, and others). Connected to it: Besides the usual phones, tablets, and laptops, almost anything under the sun (weather monitoring, ADSB, power, water, lightning, soil conditions, my neighbour jokes I work for the CIA with all the gear that's wired up around here).

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  Reply # 1607274 9-Aug-2016 21:18
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Dlink DIR-868L which I picked up for $1 on Trademe :-)


Used for the kids (youtube, netflix and streaming off a 2TB USB hard drive) plus the usual web surfing, facebook etc...


We're a family of five with 19 regular devices connected (see below) plus lots of guest logins.


1 x Canon wireless printer


3 x iphones


3 x android phones


1 x Nook Tablet


1 x Android Tablet


4 x laptops


1 x desktop (LAN)


1 x android media box


1 x Chromecast


1 x XBox 360


1 x Xbox One


1 x PS4






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