The old power supplies were decent and I still have them around here but the
new ones are small and pop easily.



-----Original Message-----
From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On
Behalf Of Mike
Sent: Monday, September 21, 2009 10:30 AM
To: WISPA General List
Subject: Re: [WISPA] Router suggestions

Not sure if Linksys has fixed it, but we determined a while back the 
lockup problem with them was the lack of robustness in their power 
supply.  They work fine in the city where the electricity doesn't sag 
or spike, but in the country they are always locking up.  Wind blows 
trees against lines, farmer turns on huge corn dryer ...

At 11:13 PM 9/20/2009, you wrote:
>We're a Linksys dealer but the new routers suck, in my opinion.  Better
than
>the belkin or netgear though so for home use, they are fine.  We keep stock
>firmware on the home users and the new ones don't support DD-WRT for the
>most part anyhow.  And yeah, it's easy to walk them through things over the
>phone with the Linksys, the netgears are a nightmare with their auto-config
>crap.
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On
>Behalf Of Kevin Neal
>Sent: Sunday, September 20, 2009 11:04 PM
>To: WISPA General List
>Subject: Re: [WISPA] Router suggestions
>
>WRT54G post Cisco buyout, yes, major major problems.
>One of the things I tell our customers when we sell them the WRT54GL is:
>  We've been in this business and been through a lot of different routers
and
>these WRT54GL's have the best proven track record in our experience.  There
>may be other products from all kinds of vendors that may work just as well,
>but we have experience with these and KNOW they work well.
>
>These are routers we purchase and keep in stock on all of our trucks and at
>our office to sell, we don't load any custom firmware on them, and rarely
do
>we have to walk someone through upgrading the firmware.  I have had a few
>problems with customers having FTP issues though, the quick fix is to
update
>the firmware in the router, if that fails we always have DD-WRT or Tomato.
>
>
>-Kevin
>
>
>On Sun, Sep 20, 2009 at 4:11 PM, Mike Hammett
><wispawirel...@ics-il.net>wrote:
>
> > Something like 80% of the time I've been to a network had Linksys, it's
> > been
> > broken.
> >
> >
> > -----
> > Mike Hammett
> > Intelligent Computing Solutions
> > http://www.ics-il.com
> >
> >
> >
> > --------------------------------------------------
> > From: "Robert West" <robert.w...@just-micro.com>
> > Sent: Sunday, September 20, 2009 5:08 PM
> > To: "'WISPA General List'" <wireless@wispa.org>
> > Subject: Re: [WISPA] Router suggestions
> >
> > > Not with multiple lan and at 50 bucks.
> > >
> > > Why not Linksys?  You can always put third party firmware on it if you
> > > want.
> > > I use DD-WRT on them when I have use one.  I've even taken a few of
them
> > > out
> > > of the factory case and put them in other boxes with the CPE.  At 55
> > > bucks,
> > > they are certainly cheap and with the DD-WRT, they are much more
> > > configurable.
> > >
> > > Robert West
> > > Just Micro digital Services Inc.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org]
On
> > > Behalf Of Gino Villarini
> > > Sent: Sunday, September 20, 2009 5:58 PM
> > > To: WISPA General List
> > > Subject: Re: [WISPA] Router suggestions
> > >
> > > Mikrotik?
> > >
> > > Gino A. Villarini
> > > g...@aeronetpr.com
> > > Aeronet Wireless Broadband Corp.
> > > tel  787.273.4143   fax   787.273.4145
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org]
On
> > > Behalf Of Mike Hammett
> > > Sent: Sunday, September 20, 2009 5:36 PM
> > > To: WISPA General List
> > > Subject: [WISPA] Router suggestions
> > >
> > > I'm looking for suggestions on an 802.11 router with multiple LAN
ports
> > > where I can disable the NAT capability...  making it a bridge.  I used
> > > to use the TrendNet TEW-452BRP, but it's EOL and the TEW-633GR is too
> > > expensive ($100).  I'm looking for something in the $30 - $45 area.
> > >
> > > No Linksys, I don't want to tarnish my name.  :-p
> > >
> > >
> > > -----
> > > Mike Hammett
> > > Intelligent Computing Solutions
> > > http://www.ics-il.com
> > >
> > >
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