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Topic # 160482 8-Jan-2015 09:57
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Currently sick of poor performance from spark thompson modem, have many wifi devices and it just doesn't cope.
Is the NF4V still as highly recommended as in the last? (Current price is about the max I would like to spend if possible)
Currently ADSL, hoping for VDSL in the future.

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Joseph

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  Reply # 1210387 8-Jan-2015 10:06
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As you haven't listed VoIP as a requirement the NF8AC is a vastly superior option.





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  Reply # 1210391 8-Jan-2015 10:09
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Excellent; thanks for that. Yes VOIP is not on the list for me
The NF8AC looks good, the dual band wifi stuff seems to be the main difference?

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  Reply # 1210394 8-Jan-2015 10:14
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sbiddle: As you haven't listed VoIP as a requirement the NF8AC is a vastly superior option.




I think i remember you saying a VOIP version of that was due out soon? any word?

and how are you finding it?



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  Reply # 1210676 8-Jan-2015 16:55
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Ok I bought the NF8AC. It's up and running and all seems great so far.
Not 100% sure about the UPnP, it doesn't seem to be working for my Screens Connect, will have to investigate further.
Streaming music currently and no drop outs or anything so far. Fingers crossed!
Oh and I got a static IP from Spark today too; thought it might help with Screens but no.

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  Reply # 1210708 8-Jan-2015 17:49
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I have a (replacement) NF4V and it seems okay so far...touchwood...

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  Reply # 1210769 8-Jan-2015 19:34
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Jase2985:
sbiddle: As you haven't listed VoIP as a requirement the NF8AC is a vastly superior option.




I think i remember you saying a VOIP version of that was due out soon? any word?

and how are you finding it?


I don't have one but have deployed a number of them and haven't seen or heard of any issues.


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  Reply # 1212203 12-Jan-2015 08:13
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I am rolling with an NF8AC and it's all good....no issues here; easy to setup/configure. Well happy...now just need to move to VDSL :)

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  Reply # 1220569 23-Jan-2015 09:29
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Does the NF8AC support 5 GHz over 802.11n? Or just 5 GHz over ac?

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  Reply # 1220648 23-Jan-2015 11:10
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eliema: Does the NF8AC support 5 GHz over 802.11n? Or just 5 GHz over ac?


It's 802.11ac - hence the AC in the name.



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  Reply # 1221163 23-Jan-2015 22:05
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eliema: Does the NF8AC support 5 GHz over 802.11n? Or just 5 GHz over ac?
802.11n on 2.4ghz
802.11ac on 5ghz

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  Reply # 1221170 23-Jan-2015 22:09
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eliema: Does the NF8AC support 5 GHz over 802.11n? Or just 5 GHz over ac?


says it on their website :)

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  Reply # 1221486 24-Jan-2015 17:36
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Thanks all. I asked as a lot of AC routers also support n over 5 GHz, so it seemed like an odd omission that I wanted to confirm with real world users. Cheers.

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