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Out of the Blue

I'm replacing the router here in the BlueTower today, as we've been getting very spotty wi-fi coverage in the living room downstairs. It may turn out we need a repeater somewhere in the middle, but the new unit should have better coverage, so maybe not. Since it seemed like time to get a dual-band router because there are so many devices on the network, and a couple of them can take full advantage of both bands, so this seemed like the logical first step.

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23. Re: Out of the Blue Oct 3, 2012, 21:47 jimnms
 
PHJF wrote on Oct 3, 2012, 17:44:
I've yet to meet a wifi router that didn't die like clockwork after 1-2 years. I had the famous WRT whatever from Linksys and the wifi conked out in under a year.
My two Buffalo WHR-HP-G54 routers are still going after 7 years and 3 months. I'm running Tomato on them. If I were to get a new one, I would go with another Buffalo router. The new ones come with a custom version of DD-WRT Professional. The two I mentioned in my previous post that I bought and sent back where Buffalo WZR-HP-G300NH routers. I considered keeping one as a router/AP. That thing had a lot of built in features it could be sold as an enterprise router. It has all kind of stuff that you can enable like a built in RADIUS server.
 
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