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Router with onboard VDSL Capability?

Clecklad
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Router with onboard VDSL Capability?

Has anyone got any recommendations?
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Re: Router with onboard VDSL Capability?

look here http://forum.kitz.co.uk/index.php/topic,14436.0.html for the options and decide how much you want to pay and what features you need
Clecklad
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Re: Router with onboard VDSL Capability?

Many thanks.
Anyone experience of using wone with a Plusnet connection?
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Re: Router with onboard VDSL Capability?

They will all work
I use the Billion 8800NL
jafreer
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Re: Router with onboard VDSL Capability?

I bought a used Home Hub 5 to replace the PN router and BT modem, mainly because it was a good price for a decent specification. The wi-fi coverage is very good but it does not have a lot of advanced features. All in all its is a reasonable modem router for the price point. One thing to be aware of, it works on BT and Plusnet connections, but if you change to a different provider in the future, I am not sure it works with any other ISPs.
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Re: Router with onboard VDSL Capability?

i use the asus DSL ac68u VDSL router with no problem
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Re: Router with onboard VDSL Capability?

I was going to opt for the Asus DSL ac68u (Broadcom chipset) however i came across reports of frequent dropouts & rising FEC errors in the stats causing DLM to kick in & reduce speed, i hoped Asus may have fixed it with a decent firmware update but it doesn't appear to be fixed http://forums.overclockers.co.uk/showthread.php?t=18606945&page=92
So i played the waiting game for other VDSL Routers to come on the market which paid off as TP-Link has just released the Archer VR900 AC1900 Router (Broadcom chipset) that i bought last week, so far it works like a charm & its even reduced my minimum latency from 40ms (BT ECI Modem) to 15ms, the only downside is the line stats are quite basic however there is a workaround if you require it http://forum.kitz.co.uk/i....msg297958.html#msg297958
nblackburn
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Re: Router with onboard VDSL Capability?

I've been using a Home Hub 5 on my PlusNet connection for a few months and been pleased with it so far.
squiggley
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Re: Router with onboard VDSL Capability?

Have any of them got settings so that I can switch wifi off to individual devices?

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Re: Router with onboard VDSL Capability?

permanently or on a schedule
With the Billion you can set up 3 wifi guest networks with individual scheduling
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Re: Router with onboard VDSL Capability?

I know the ASUS has MAC filtering (where you can permanently exclude individual devices) and I'd be very surprised if the others didn't.  If you want to allow access on a timed basis, as Oldjim says you can set up guest networks to be on at specific times only.  The ASUS allows three separate guest networks per frequency.
Wilsonline
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Re: Router with onboard VDSL Capability?

I've been using a Draytek Vigor 2860 for a while now as we have been using them at work.
It's a very flexible unit and has far more capabilities than I'll ever need. Smiley
squiggley
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Re: Router with onboard VDSL Capability?

Quote from: Oldjim
permanently or on a schedule
With the Billion you can set up 3 wifi guest networks with individual scheduling

Scheduled
The PN TG582N on adsl allows me to control wifi connection to all devices and individually control wifi on/off times. This allows me to switch wifi to the kids laptops and tablets respective of age and bedtime rather than  completely switching it off for everyone.