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# 255902 5-Sep-2019 12:58
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I'm seeing a bunch of friends and relatives who are having issues due to the 16 or 32 device limits on most ISP provides modem/router hardware.

 

This got me thinking - what is the typical number of devices you have on your network these days, wired & wireless, and any tips on a replacement device when getting to the 30+ mark

 

 

 

Looking at my home Advanced Tomato based router (r7000) i've typically got 30-45 active devices at any point in time depending on time of day.

 

My brother in law has a HG659 from Spark and they've probably got 25-35 devices at any point in time which is causing them issues.





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125 or so





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  # 2311160 5-Sep-2019 13:04
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Anywhere between 40 and 75 at any particular time, depending on whats deciding to play nice or not.


 
 
 
 


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What the... I've got like 5 or 6

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  # 2311164 5-Sep-2019 13:17
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25ish, often more depending on who is home.  


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6: two Broadlink Pro, two phones, Roku, laptop. Sometimes a tablet or work laptop. Everything else is on Ethernet.


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40+ in our house with just two people.

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  # 2311172 5-Sep-2019 13:39
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About 45 - lots of Ring devices, a couple of streaming boxes, smartphones, laptops, desktop, tablet, Philips Hub, Echo, etc...





 
 
 
 


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  # 2311174 5-Sep-2019 13:41
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28 wireless and 8 wired.

Use an ASUS RT-AC68U and it seems to cope fine.

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  # 2311180 5-Sep-2019 13:49
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About 25ish


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  # 2311181 5-Sep-2019 13:51
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1x Kindle (W)

 

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I've got under 30 devices but yeah my HG659 is playing up sometimes, like yesterday evening decided that we don't need wifi. 3 rounds of restarts - back to normal. as there're more devices on the way, I'm searching for budget upgrade.





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Tablet, 2 x phones, Kobo, 2 x laptops, desktop, Google Mini, Chromecast, Raspberry Pi, Wii, Switch, Wyze camera. All on wifi.


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  # 2311255 5-Sep-2019 14:46
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over 48 because my 48 port switch is full (as is the 8 port in my garage) also various wireless devices 





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19, all wireless, mostly sonoff devices. Small 1 bedroom house

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Yeah just me and the wife now days but our average is around 25-28. But the first thing I did when connecting to fiber was buy a decent router.





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