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Topic # 248069 9-Mar-2019 12:57
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Been looking at dedicated routers to replace my current ASUS RT-AC58U, as I have disabled the wireless and am running a UAP-AC-LR and it seems like a waste when I could pass the ASUS on to someone else.


Does anyone have a second hand MikroTik hEX S, UBNT EdgeRouter X, Lite or 4, or a UBNT USG lying around they'd be willing to part with?

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  Reply # 2194482 9-Mar-2019 13:44
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I'll have an EdgeRouter ERLite-3 retired by Easter if you do not get any better offers.  Purchased September 2017, set up in a remote location, and it has been ROCK solid since then.  The router it replaced had to be rebooted every few months which was a PITA because of the location.


Only retiring it as the connection it controls will not be required in a fortnight.  PM me an offer, but no hurry.  Anyone else is welcome to do so if the OP does not want mine.

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  Reply # 2194507 9-Mar-2019 14:45
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Stick to Mikrotik for enterprise features. UBNT routers are still toys in comparison.


RB750Gr3 for amazing bang for the buck, or RB3011 to flex a bit more muscle on those gigabit connections.


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  Reply # 2194513 9-Mar-2019 14:59
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Mikrotik are amazing routers for the money.


I had one of these, which has now been bought by a client:


and I have replaced it with this:


I would suggest the following if you want something high end, which are consumer versions of the RB1100AHX4


with wireless-


These can also work with VDSL using a Metanoia V5311 SFP.

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  Reply # 2194561 9-Mar-2019 16:34
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When you said "Enterprise-level Router", I though you meant something like this:




Looks like you can buy a bare-bones empty chassis (Juniper Networks SRX5600E on eBay) for a bit under $NZ7k (plus shipping, GST, etc)

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  Reply # 2195571 11-Mar-2019 09:27
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Hey guys, thanks for all the offers! I have been lucky enough to be given a very competitive price on a new MikroTik hEX S, so I am going to go with that!


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