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Zero

join:2009-07-01
Collegeville, PA
reply to Chris 313

Re: FiOS GigE Wireless "N" Router $79.99

You might want to look into one of the new draft 802.11ac wireless routers if you're looking for the latest and greatest combined with feature rich features. That's usually going to come from the main router OEMs like Linksys, Netgear, D-Link, etc. ISP partnered OEMs typically don't have the latest and greatest features to cut down on cost and support for the ISPs.



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said by Zero:

You might want to look into one of the new draft 802.11ac wireless routers if you're looking for the latest and greatest combined with feature rich features. That's usually going to come from the main router OEMs like Linksys, Netgear, D-Link, etc. ISP partnered OEMs typically don't have the latest and greatest features to cut down on cost and support for the ISPs.

Yes. I've heard about those. Until the 802.11ac line is finished and made standard, I won't be going for one. Mine will probably be a latest Wireless N to be used sometime later this year or into next. But we'll see. I'm looking for a certain set of features, etc. So, there is is. It's nice to have options and I'm grateful for the info I found out here.


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I recommend this..

»www.amazon.com/Linksys-EA2700-Ap···s+ea2700



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Yeah, I was looking at the E-4200. When I actually go and buy, I bet it'll be like a E-5000 or something


itguy05

join:2005-06-17
Carlisle, PA
reply to Jackarino

I wouldn't touch a Linksys anything after their debacle with firmware upgrades from a few weeks ago. Sorry, I'm not going to let them have control over my router. Ever.

»www.theverge.com/2012/7/2/313173···ct-cloud

»www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/a···oar.html

There is no need to have a router rely on a web service for connection, configuration, or anything else. Their stuff isn't that great anyway.


Jackarino
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I still like their hardware products...we all have our own preferences


itguy05

join:2005-06-17
Carlisle, PA

said by Jackarino:

I still like their hardware products...we all have our own preferences

Definitely. Just pointing out what they tried and I can almost guarantee they will try it again.

thepawn

join:2002-10-22
Clifton, NJ
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said by itguy05:

I wouldn't touch a Linksys anything after their debacle with firmware upgrades from a few weeks ago. Sorry, I'm not going to let them have control over my router. Ever.

»www.theverge.com/2012/7/2/313173···ct-cloud

»www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/a···oar.html

There is no need to have a router rely on a web service for connection, configuration, or anything else. Their stuff isn't that great anyway.

Totally agree, that action made it the last time I ever buy a linksys.