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Wingede

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#264330 16-Jan-2020 16:29
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Hi all,

 

Recently moved to 2Deg on 900/400 plan.  Was informed about stock issues with 7490 and was sent a 7530 router.

 

Experienced some issues with wifi and 2Deg today sent me a 7490 to replace the 7530.  Since then I have a new issue which I am currently working through with support staff but keeping things short,  leading to my question to the community..

 

Previous hardware supplied by provider I didn't have any wifi issues.

 

I currently have a 7490 and a 7530 in my possession with a directive to return one.  Advice from 2degrees is a bit conflicting (my new issue aside) which one am I best to retain out of the two? - the latest from their support is to retain the 7530 (newer and will be more consistent speed wise from wan perspective)

 

 

 

USB/DECT ports are not a requirement.  Wifi is important and despite it being poor I am reluctant based on previous provided hardware to procure something additional but not ruling it out. 

 

 

 

Appreciate any thoughts on this.

 

Regards,

 

 


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Jiriteach
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  #2399142 16-Jan-2020 16:36
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They are very similar devices - the fundemental difference in relation to wifi between the 7530 and the 7490 is the max mbit/s speed over the wifi bands.

 

7530 - 866 + 400 mbit/s

 

7490 - 1300 + 450 mbit/s

 

These are over 2.4 and 5ghz

 

Ultimately comes down to your devices connecting to the different bands and the speeds you get. 

 

7490 is a better device!


Smithy47
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  #2425438 22-Feb-2020 14:46
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@wingede

 

 

 

Hi,

 

so which Modem did you go with in the end?





Smithy

 
 
 
 


Wingede

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  #2436078 10-Mar-2020 23:13
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Sorry for late reply.

 

The 7530 seemed better overall from various tests, granted both aren't the best for wireless but it is good enough.

 

No issues so far.

 

 

 

 


zagraferano
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  #2436286 11-Mar-2020 11:43
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Hi

 

 

 

For better performance of Wifi please do the following changes. 

 

enable channel 12/13 for 2.4Ghz

 

for 5GHz this change works best.. > swap your wifi channel to channel in the UNII 3 band - ( 149-161 ). this will give the best performance so far. I usually this needs to be set to Auto. 

 

i have requested AVM for some optimization on the 5GHz talks are underway but it will take time and testing.Till then the above will work.


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