[Chugalug] dd-wrt router.. Asus?

Tim Youngblood timyoungblood at gmail.com
Fri Jan 4 19:14:07 UTC 2013


I connected multiple routers together to cover all areas of my house by
leveraging AP mode on the devices in the remote areas. Works a charm.


On Fri, Jan 4, 2013 at 1:52 PM, John Aldrich <jmaldrich at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Quoting Jason Brown <lists at masterforge.com>:
>
>  I got one of these recently:
>> http://www.newegg.com/Product/**Product.aspx?Item=**N82E16833162047<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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