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Security Can the router be configured such that future configuration changes can only be made from the LAN and not from the WAN? Is the router protected from XSS/XSRF attacks which could let websites visited by computers on your LAN get control over the router? Does the vendor provide firmware security updates, and are they easy to install? Is it also easy ...


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Based on your picture, and description involving "U" and "Q", it sounds like you are thinking of a product from Ubiquiti Networks. There was a very detailed article about them on Ars Technica last October. The only issue is, they don't have have a router that looks similar to your image. There are Access Points though. One of the ones that Ars reviewed was ...


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If you really want an android app you should look at certain brands. But if you don't need an app from the router manufacturer, basically any router with a USB and FTP-support should work. To answer your last question: There are routers that come with their own app, but usually you don't have to use that app (especially if FTP is supported). I personally ...


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I've a fair amount of experience with homeplug - I'm not going to recommend specific models since I have no clue if the sinoji plugs I use are available elsewhere or are the best option outside my current market. Wirecutter seems to like zyxel at the moment and are a good place for up to date reviews. I'd suggest getting homeplug 500 or better gear if you ...


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Most home/consumer gateway devices (commonly called routers) will not be able to handle this volume of traffic. One alternative to consider is products from Ubiquiti Networks as they have several that should fit your need and the prices compare with consumer type products (there are others besides what I list, check their site if you want more detail). ...


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I recommend the ASUS RT-AC66U. It's been rated by SmallNetBuilder to handle 835Mbps download: This is one of the higher through puts I've seen personally. Additionally, it has: Up to 450Mbps wireless speeds on 802.11n Up to 1300Mbps wireless speeds on 802.11ac Concurrent dual band transmissions so you can get up to 450+1300 for a total of 1.65Gbps ...


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Kasperd's answer is good, but there are some other critical things to look for: Reliability Many routers have software that is so poor that it crashes, sometimes as often as every few days. Some routers are made poorly and the hardware fails after a few months or a year. Compatibility Some routers have compatibility issues with some devices. Either of ...


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I've recommended it previously, but I think it fits here too. I recommend the ASUS RT-AC66U. It has 4 Ethernet ports (all 1GB/s) Mine covers a 2800+ sqft house from end to end, with it situated in the basement at one end. It supports several different wireless security standards. Notably, it does NOT support WEP, which means you can't select that very ...


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Looks like you've got some interference somewhere. This can happen for a variety of reasons. Bad placement of router Radio waves cannot easily travel through granite and other certain materials walls are made of, and your WiFi signal could suffer from degradation if your walls are made of one of these materials. A solution to this would be one (or more) of ...


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Gargoyle provides exactly what you are looking for. You did not indicate what requirements you had for speed but I would guess that lack of AC Compatibility would not be a deal breaker being how much the overages cost. Gargoyle offers a router that is pre-loaded with their firmware. Link to Product The cost is currently $85.00 Specifications: 802.11 B/G/...


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If you are looking for the routers with the best 5 GHz Wi-Fi performance I would recommend you this product: Best choice to $300: ASUS RT-AC3100 - $300 on newegg.com It's actually one of the best if not the best dual band router on market. It has slightly better results than WRT1900ACS in 5 GHz speeds and additional features like WTFast and MU-MIMO. But ...


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You can get any of the routers which support the Tomato Open-source Router Firmware. This firmware includes in it the Transmission BitTorrent client which can do just about anything torrent... I'd recommend specifically the AdvancedTomato breed of the Tomato firmware which improves a lot in the UI and looks of it. Here is a list of routers it is available ...


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The "routers" that are available via the retail channel are not suitable for high demand type applications. Additionally, you said that you already had a "router" that acted as a DHCP server so there's no point in getting another one. All your need is a wireless access point or WAP. I use the Ubiquiti UniFi AC Pro, not only for my clients, but in my ...


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Routers and WiFi devices have to undergo certification to have the "WiFi" branding. Any router that does not have a 2.4 Ghz radio would not be backwards compatible with IEEE 802.11 b/g/n and may not qualify for the "WiFi" branding. I have never seen a "WiFi" router with only a 5 Ghz radio. But you can disable the 2.4 Ghz radio in many routers though. It is ...


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For Commercial Use: We have been using Open-Mesh access points at my work (specifically the OM5p-AC) and I love 'em. They connect to each other wirelessly, but I don't think they will connect to your existing wireless network wirelessly. I recommend that you buy two. Hardwire one to the router. The second one will connect wirelessly to the first one and act ...


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All of GL.iNet routers are based on OpenWRT. You can get the GL-AR150 for $25 which is a pretty nice device with 16MB Flash ROM, 64MB RAM and 1 USB port. Also, you could go for some cheap TP-LINK routers like TL-WR741N or TL-WR841N which have OpenWRT support.


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These are the two routers which match your requirements and these were released recently. These are tri-band routers which do not reduce speed even when multiple devices are connected to the same network i.e A tri-band router is literally hosting two separate 5 GHz networks, and it automatically sorts devices into different networks. This offers more speed ...


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I realise that I'm a little late to the party and you may have already solved this problem yourself but thought I'd chip in with my two cents in case it would be of any use. The router you are absolutely looking for is the Netduma R1, made by a small UK based startup and based upon a Mikrotik router board loaded with Netduma's own firmware. This router ...


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My router that I use has this feature. It is called MAC cloning. They currently go for less than $30 on Amazon. They are a bit dated but will give you an idea what to look for. Asus - RT-N12B1


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Minifree offers the Libre WNDR3800 Router. These are refurbished Netgear WNDR3800 or WNDR3800-1CHNAS routers that come pre-installed with free software only (uboot, libreCMC). While it has no RYF certification as of 2019-01-08, Minifree submitted the router for approval: It’s a completely FSF-endorseable router: in fact, Minifree has sent the FSF a ...


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You may have a slight misunderstanding of the equipment. Without seeing specific model information, this is an educated guess, but likely correct. The Verizon equipment is a cable modem/router combination if there is coaxial input and RJ-45 connectors for equipment. The signals from the provider are transported on RF (television/radio type) signals, ...


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My go-to is the Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Lite (ERL). The kind of features you're looking for aren't often in consumer routers, though if I had to bet I would figure Asus would be the best place to start. Asus's latest line of routers run a proprietary version of DD-WRT, which ASUS has incorporated their own drivers into and such. Many other CFWs for routers have ...


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Up to now there is no DSL/VDSl modem/router supported, because fo problems with the driver and the management of the modem itself that connects to the Internet Provider. So, if you just want a name, I suggest you to look at ASUS DSL-AC68U because it supports a lot of OpenWRT features and it's directly maintained by ASUS. In sense that Asus bases its ...


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I chatted with rep from four-faith.com and they said I can buy from them. At worst I can enter into another chat to make the purchase happen. The model http://en.four-faith.com/f3a36h-mediawifioperating-marketingrouter.html seems best for my needs: 9 to 36 Volts DC 128GB SSD installed 3G / 4G IEEE 802.11b/g/n Update: Price - US$506 shipped. If I was ...


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If you are looking for the routers with the best 5 GHz Wi-Fi performance I would recommend you this product: Best choice to $200: Linksys WRT1900ACS - $200 on newegg.com This router is really good when we are talking about Wi-Fi speed and stability. It's best choice in AC1900 routers in my opinion and best choice for you. CNET test of this routers Wi-Fi ...


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While I could not find the ability specific to the wifi network for the RT-AC3200 that @gabygg4 recommended. I was able to determine that you can do this using adaptive qos on this router. In fact on most of the RT series routers you can do this with. Going this route will be a little more cumbersome if you have a client that needs to test on two separate ...


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I Think you're looking for something like one of the following: 1) TP-Link M7350 Mobile Router 2) Huawei E5577 Bonus: If you're not on a tight budget here's one of my favorites the Netgear AC810-100. Hope this helps.


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Having had a very similar use-case, I highly recommend Ubiquiti EdgeMax Routers for managing your network. They are high quality options (with some nice security and resource delegation features) and have many models that support Power Over Ethernet on at least one port. They also work well when establishing the kind of subnets you are talking about. I've ...


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What you need is a product from one of the enterprise-level (or enterprise-like...) manufacturers. All of them have this in one form or the other, and they are usually not expansive at all (though most of them lack wireless, it is not required by you.) Ubiquiti EdgeRouter is probably the most known one of this genre. Then there's (as pointed out by @Jan ...


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You can do this with a managed switch. My personal experience is only with small/medium business managed switches, but either the ProSafe M5300-28GF3: 24-port Gigabit SFP Managed L3 Switch (GSM7328FS v2) (~$1500) or the NETGEAR ProSAFE 48-Port Gigabit Managed Switch Layer 2+ With Static L3 Routing (GSM7248) (~$450) can do this. Documentation on how to ...


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