[Chugalug] dd-wrt router.. Asus?

John Aldrich jmaldrich at yahoo.com
Fri Jan 4 18:52:32 UTC 2013


Quoting Jason Brown <lists at masterforge.com>:

> I got one of these recently:
> http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833162047
>
> Buffalo N600 (It was cheaper then, I think $75).
> Actual gigabit ports (hated wireless N routers with 100Mbit ports).
> It's a decent router so far, the antennas are a bit weak so the range
> is not what I had hoped. I am planning to play with that some.
>
> Bonus: It already comes with dd-wrt installed. I reflashed to Open-WRT
> just to test things and left it there.
>
> There is a nice chart in the middle of those specs that shows the
> various features of the different models, 5 out of 7 come with dd-wrt
> installed.
>
> Over all I am happy with it.
>
> --Jason
>
Jason, have you tried using a coke can to make a reflector on the  
antennae? I'd try it, but my router doesn't have an external antennae.  
Theoretically it sounds like it might help things if you have a bit  
more directional signal.


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