What b/g/n router do you have?

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  1. verbal

    verbal Active Member

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    Looking for a good router that has N and works well with the MBP. I was going to spend more on the Extreme but I don't like that it doesn't have a web interface.
     
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    but there is software for pc and mac :dunno:
     
  3. quid

    quid I Piss Excellence OT Supporter

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    I have

    D-Link DIR-615 N router with a WRT54GL (with tomato) set as a bridge and a D-Link DGS-2205 gigabit switch between my NAS and my main computer.

    Wireless all over the place and no complaints from me about the hardware.
     
  4. Jebus

    Jebus Guest

    http://www.bestbuy.com/site/NETGEAR...itch/9331403.p?id=1218089527534&skuId=9331403
    Throws out an N signal and a b/g signal
    so I can run my Xbox and my laptop on the N
    and if a friend comes over, they have a b/g to connect to since they are poor and cannot afford a mac or a new laptop with wireless N.

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    Been running it non stop since I got it in december, haven't had to restart it once, and it has some cool features that I really don't use, but they are nice.
     
  5. hoppy1028

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    timecapsule dual band and an airport express
     
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  6. Figori

    Figori Taking BRC to the EXTREME. OT Supporter

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    Airport Extreme, dual-band. Love it. Don't have any issues with it.
     
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    Noah The things we know best are the things we haven't OT Supporter

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    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    Airport Extreme
     
  9. TheWeasel

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    Airport Extreme and an Airport Express.
     
  10. Jebus

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    Might add, the reason I got the netgear was it was the highest rated on Cnet and several other websites, I era dupe on the rest and they didn't offer some of the options the netgear did.
     
  11. verbal

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    How is the extreme since it doesn't have antennas? Where do you have it in your place?

    How is the usb HD and printer support? Work well?
     
  12. andymodem

    andymodem Ambitious, but rubbish.

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    I've had the DIR-655, Airport Extreme, Netgear WNDR3700, and the Linksys WRT610N.

    The DIR-655 sucked ass after the 1.32NA firmware. Extreme made a sizzling noise when using the 5GHz band. After trying the Netgear and the Linksys, I went back to an Aiport Extreme (No noise with this one), as nothing matched the wireless range I got with both the 2.4GHz/5GHz bands on the Airport.
     
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    Linksys WRT300N. I wouldn't recommend it :hs: Or any Linksys product. I don't get range everywhere in my house on my unibody MB and I don't live in a huge house.
     
  14. TheWeasel

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    It has antennas, just internal ones. The range on the Extreme is better then any Linksys or D-Link wireless I've used.

    USB HD and printer work great. I use to use my Express for my printer but have since just throw a Bluetooth dongle on the printer and thrown it in the closet. Downside of the wireless printer is that it only works for printing. If you want to scan you still need to connect directly to it using USB but that's true of all wireless printing. Hard drive is easy. Setup permissions if you like in the Airport Utility, stuff like password and which volumes can be accessed by who and you're pretty much set. It'll show up as a network volume like any other device with sharing enabled. Great for shared iTunes libraries and other things.
     
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    I believe this is what I have and it works great. :dunno:

    I get a signal in all parts of my house and even out front...and I live in a pretty good sized 4 bed, 2 bath house.
     
  16. verbal

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    Got an Airport Express. What's the right way to open ports / port forward? :hsugh:
     
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    My friend is having issues with his Mac getting signal from downstairs. Should be buy a new router? Or USB adapter?
     
  18. quid

    quid I Piss Excellence OT Supporter

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    i can't speak highly enough of my linksys wrt54gl + tomato setup as a wireless bridge.

    i would do that. $60 WELL spent
     
  19. verbal

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    Damnit..I meant Extreme. :hsugh:
     
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    I have the older airport extreme, the ufo looking one, it has worked well for me.
     
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    where can I get one of these

    edit: just did a quick search, looks like they are pretty cheap, anyone you recommend or should they all be about the same. Id like to have my printer be completely wireless
     
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    Not true. My mother's Lexmark X4550 will wirelessly scan too.
     
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    :eek3:
     
  24. Figori

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    So will my Canon MP560...
     
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