Replacing my aging Netopia 3346N ADSL2 router
I may be changing ISPs soon and thought it would be a good idea to upgrade to a new router. This is for a home network with probably no more then a dozen devices active at a time.
There is lots of detail on the ZyZel web site but I don't see any sort of comparison chart.
1) New ADSL service will probably be 6-10Mbp/s
2) WAN connection is DHCP not PPPoE
3) Router is in basement and I have a standalone AP upstairs so really don't need built-in WiFi but my guess it may be less expensive to get a router with Wi-Fi.
4) Have an external switch so single port router is OK but extra LAN ports are always useful
5) IPv6 support is not a near term issue but will likely need it during the life of the router.
6) Some sort of QoS would be nice.
I'm looking at the P-660H family but am having a hard time identifying the differences between the various units.
Can anyone point me to a comparison chart?
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I do not have a link to a comprehensive comparison chart.
I suggest that you consider the ZyWALL USG50 -- IMO its best to leave out the integrated wireless stuff. Disregard the UTM stuff as the USG50 does not have the horsepower -- but otherwise the product is very good. If UTM is important then the USG300 is where I would start. In view this is for your home and no more then a dozen devices active at a time the USG50 will serve you well.--
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USG is nice if you have an ADSL CPE you can bridge.
But the USG does not have any DSL chips, so you will need an ADSL CPE also.
I would look at things named HNU ie P2601 or 2612 or 2812 and with those you should not need an USG unless you really want the UTM stuff.
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