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Topic # 31385 16-Mar-2009 13:44
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Vote for the best.

Dynalink RTA1025W:
Linksys WAG200G:
Netcomm NB6Plus4W:
other(please say):

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  Reply # 201410 16-Mar-2009 13:50
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Hello213: Dynalink RTA1025W:
Linksys WAG200G:
Netcomm NB6Plus4W:
other(please say):


What exactly is your poll?

Are you asking who owns one of those? Or whether we think they are good? Or which is most unreliable?







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  Reply # 201412 16-Mar-2009 13:53
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garvani: 3com Officeconnect 3CRWDR101A-75


+1 Smile

Been a great little unit overall, even with the cat chewing the antenna's to bits.




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  Reply # 201415 16-Mar-2009 14:05
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tonyhughes:
Hello213: Dynalink RTA1025W:
Linksys WAG200G:
Netcomm NB6Plus4W:
other(please say):


What exactly is your poll?

Are you asking who owns one of those? Or whether we think they are good? Or which is most unreliable?


Looking to see which is the best.

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  Reply # 201423 16-Mar-2009 15:08
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garvani: 3com Officeconnect 3CRWDR101A-75


+1 Smile

Been a great little unit overall, even with the cat chewing the antenna's to bits.


We have sold well over 200 of them and only had problems with 2 in 3 years! (both were d.o.a power adapters). We were selling linksys, dlinks, etc but had too much problems. Just waiting on the 3CRWDR300A-73 wireless N version to come down in price and we will standardise on that..

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  Reply # 201425 16-Mar-2009 15:10
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Depends on your definition of best..

Best under a certain price?  I could list a "best" router that costs $1000 if you like.  What's your budget?  What's your geek level, do you want to be able to install custom community developed firmware with cool features that default firmware doesn't come with?  Do you just want an all in one device that does the job without much tweaking?

In my personal opinion (for a geek or enthusiast) an all in one device will never be best.  What you want is a solid modem device that acts as a dumb bridge to a server doing firewall/QoS/caching/traffic measurement.  Add traditional switches or wireless ap's as required after that.

Dynalink and Netcomm are basically the same company so it's probably pointless comparing those two since internally they are likely to be similar if not identical.

So out of those you listed I would rate them like this: Dynalink RTA1025W > WAG200G because my experience with the WAG200G is bad on ADSL2+ and LLU lines.

Depending on your budget you might want to consider Belkin and Netgear routers.




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  Reply # 201434 16-Mar-2009 15:51
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garvani:
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garvani: 3com Officeconnect 3CRWDR101A-75


+1 Smile

Been a great little unit overall, even with the cat chewing the antenna's to bits.


We have sold well over 200 of them and only had problems with 2 in 3 years! (both were d.o.a power adapters). We were selling linksys, dlinks, etc but had too much problems. Just waiting on the 3CRWDR300A-73 wireless N version to come down in price and we will standardise on that..


Hmm bit ugly but asthetics aside, if they run as well as the afore mentioned units, then one may appear on my shopping list later in the year Smile

Will save on running cable all over the house.....




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  Reply # 201439 16-Mar-2009 16:25
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Ragnor: Depends on your definition of best..

Best under a certain price?  I could list a "best" router that costs $1000 if you like.  What's your budget?  What's your geek level, do you want to be able to install custom community developed firmware with cool features that default firmware doesn't come with?  Do you just want an all in one device that does the job without much tweaking?

In my personal opinion (for a geek or enthusiast) an all in one device will never be best.  What you want is a solid modem device that acts as a dumb bridge to a server doing firewall/QoS/caching/traffic measurement.  Add traditional switches or wireless ap's as required after that.

Dynalink and Netcomm are basically the same company so it's probably pointless comparing those two since internally they are likely to be similar if not identical.

So out of those you listed I would rate them like this: Dynalink RTA1025W > WAG200G because my experience with the WAG200G is bad on ADSL2+ and LLU lines.

Depending on your budget you might want to consider Belkin and Netgear routers.





Sorry budget is $100-$130. I just need it to perform well for that price, have multiple ethernet ports + wireless, stable, no disconnects and the most important fast sync speeds.

Yea I just found out that Dynalink and Netcomm are basically the same.

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  Reply # 201443 16-Mar-2009 16:32
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RTA1025w. Cheap and does what it should. Uses broadcom. Works with DMT Tools.
And yes the NB6Plus4W is 100% identical to the RTA1025w. I was running netcomm firmware on my rta1025w for a while and it works fine.

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  Reply # 201471 16-Mar-2009 18:57
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any cisco 800 model has my vote, I have an 857 at home and it KICKS ASS!

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Computers/Networking-modems/Routers-firewalls/auction-207718245.htm

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  Reply # 201500 16-Mar-2009 21:35
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garvani: 3com Officeconnect 3CRWDR101A-75

+1

I have been using one of these for about 4 years now and it never missed a beat.  Now running on ADSL2+ at about 9Mbps down / 800kbps up since our exchange was upgraded last year.

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