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zakblak

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#20712 3-Apr-2008 17:54
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I love the Linksys WRT54GL router: nice and simple, boostable and configurable (gee I sound like I'm from Bulls...) with dd-wrt and other firmware. Good rock solid box.

So, when a customer asks me about an n-class alternative, I dont really have an answer which I know is going to be as reliable a solution.

Has anyone had commercial experience in something which is as reliable? And a suitable USB adapter? I've been using the Edimax ones with the detachable antenna (7318-Usg), and have behaved flawlessly (in many sites).

Would be nice to be able to offer a complete n-class solution, so if you've got any suggestions, please let me know :)

Cheers

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MauriceWinn
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  #120906 3-Apr-2008 22:23
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802.11n is premature.  The standard is not ready to go yet.   Give it another year and then it might be worth thinking about.    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IEEE_802.11n    For some individual applications it might be worthwhile in draft form.   We [Zenbu] use the WRT54GL and as you say, they are solid [much better than we expected from initial Linksy comments about expected failure rates].  


New Zealand's slow cyberspace can't benefit much from 802.11n, though there is increasing fibre around the place [still at extortionate prices].    The bottleneck is in the ADSL, not the wireless link.  

Mqurice


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