WANTED: wireless router

Discussion in 'Garage Sale' started by Sazar, Jun 5, 2004.

  1. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    I am basically looking for a wireless router, preferably on the cheap and 802.11B or G only... preferably with a firewall...

    @ the moment the best deal I have seen is this one

    the deal

    if anyone has an available product or a link to something in that price-range... feel free to drop in a hint here and expect a PM.. will check this tonite and tomorrow morning... :)

    cheers for your help/assistance/information...
     
  2. NetRyder

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  3. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    I was looking @ that but the reviews seem to be better for the d-link... and its a coupla bucks cheaper to boot :D
     
  4. NetRyder

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    [​IMG]
    Netgear: Average Customer Review: 4/5 stars. Based on 540 reviews.
    D-Link: Average Customer Review: 3/5 stars. Based on 31 reviews.

    Doesn't really matter much though. You can't go wrong with either of them, and since the D-Link costs less right now, it's probably a better option anyway.
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  5. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    I don't base shopping decisions on amazon customer reviews :)

    I'm looking round.. if nothing jumps out @ me in the next several hours I'll get the d-link or netgear (depending on mood @ the time)
     
  6. NetRyder

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    Hehe, me neither. I just thought you were referring to those reviews in your previous post.
     
  7. gonaads

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    Just don't buy a Lynksys... holes in them the size of airplanes. :p
     
  8. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    yah I saw 2 news topics on it on the front page (yes we do indeed have one folks not in the know :eek: )

    ta for heads-up anyways :)
     
  9. Xie

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    Only in some versions and mostly older ones (this time around) ;) All brands have issues now and again anyhoo.
     
  10. Geffy

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    Netgear ones, friends of mine have some of these and they like them
    I have a DLink DWL 2000AP, which I like, cept if you havent got java/javascript setup properly then you cant use the web interface, which can be annoying
     
  11. NetRyder

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    Sazar, did you end up buying one then?
     
  12. the_music_man

    the_music_man aka prodj88 =P

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    go with netgear (affordable and great)!!!!!! the one netryder suggested is the one i like too!
     
  13. dreamliner77

    dreamliner77 The Analog Kid

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    I would highly advise against going with a -b only wireless router is you plan on doing any kind of network x-fers. I want to toss my router out the window any time I do a network back up. I would definitely spend the extra cash and grab a -g or extreme g (g+ or whatever).

    edit: btw, I have a D-Link DI-714
     
  14. Sazar

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    I shoulda probably updated this a while back :D

    netgear

    bought that thinger around 2 weeks ago :)

    works great... simple to use... tiny footprint and really good reception round the apartment :D

    total cost after rebates was only $19.99 and they actually dropped it off @ my door the next day :D

    cheers though for the headsups..