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Topic # 151916 9-Sep-2014 20:43
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Anyone able to suggest good modem/routers for Slingshot fiber? Preferably Asus or Netgear

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  Reply # 1125340 9-Sep-2014 20:51
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Perhaps Steve could write a sticky about this?

There are a huge number of threads about this and everyone has a different opinion - try a search on the forum because there is one version of the asus that won't work with fibre and one that will.

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  Reply # 1125342 9-Sep-2014 20:58
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Yea i had read about the Asus DSL-N66u not working which is a shame as it was the one i was looking at getting, i have tried a few searches but dont particularly want to search for every type of Netgear and Asus modem to see what would work and what wont.
A sticky would be nice because i dont know a hell of alot about modems/routers because i see that some adsl routers will work through the ONT but im not sure how to tell, neither do i know much about vlan tagging etc.

What i do know is that after using the Slingshot supplied VDSL router is i had endless problems with port forwarding and constant disconnects so im reluctant to use provider supplied routers, as i do alot of game server hosting and port forwarding i want something that can handle multiple forwarded ports.

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  Reply # 1125344 9-Sep-2014 21:00
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Asus RT-AC66U or RT-AC68U

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  Reply # 1125458 10-Sep-2014 05:41
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Read this thread too.

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  Reply # 1125635 10-Sep-2014 11:12
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Thanks for your help guys, at least I'm in the right direction, much appreciated

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