Recent content by anoukaimee

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    have Intel 9560 card w/ true 160MHz; am in very congested environment--don't need speed, just a clear channel. Router that can do this? Sorry, NOOB

    Yeah... I have AC wifi. It's cheap--"Internet Essentials" for those of us lucky enough to be on SSDI and the like--but it's not 1999 wifi. Thank you! That pretty much is all I needed to know. I'll stick with something standard; I am on a budget anyway. The speeds are pretty slow. I just wanted...
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    have Intel 9560 card w/ true 160MHz; am in very congested environment--don't need speed, just a clear channel. Router that can do this? Sorry, NOOB

    I have a Dell Vostro with an Intel 9560 160 MHz card. I'm trying to understand what it is capable of and what it is not. My understanding is that the one advantage that it might have is that it could utilize a true 160MHz channel if a router supported it (and there's only three that do...
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    best firmware for fine tuning access control? have ASUS ac56u and using Asus Merlin, but no linux...

    I need access controls for myself. Yes, kind of pathetic, but I'm quite the internet junkie and need to find tune access (more time-based for specific clients than blocking specific urls or classes of pages). I am using Asus Merlin and am generally very happy with it, but a lot of its use for...
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    dual format 1TB usb drive for Windows backups AND Transmission? (RTAC56)

    I have a 1TB external drive that I'd like to use (temporarily, at least) for both saving my backups and using Transmission. I am running the latest version of ASUS Merlin on an RT-AC56U. The backups partition should be formatted as NTFS, to the best of my understanding (running Windows 10 x64)...
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    Network Services Filter: how can I block internet access only at specific times?

    Hey Colin! You are a GOD! It's working yay! What a cluster*#$% with the effing range extender, though. There are tons of posts on Netgear about this; many, many people are not happy with their implementation of these virtual MACs. It has utility, I guess, but causes problems, too. Other than...
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    Network Services Filter: how can I block internet access only at specific times?

    Ok great. The problem here, of course, is that a static ip address is going to have a different MAC address depending on whether it is going to the router via my range extender or a direct connection (like we talked about). So the So, for instance, my pc (192.168.1.221) is picked up with that IP...
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    Network Services Filter: how can I block internet access only at specific times?

    Yes, I think you are absolutely right. In fact, looked at the Netgear site and they pretty much said that ("virtual MAC address"?). Ok; want to make sure I'm understanding the terminology. Go into LAN>DHCP SERVER and then "Manually Assigned IP around the DHCP list." Then choose unassigned IP...
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    Network Services Filter: how can I block internet access only at specific times?

    Jeez, so sorry for getting back late. Lots of stuff going on, but inconsiderate, sorry! I did what you asked and yes, you are right: When I'm connected via wifi to the main SSID, my jesspc laptop reflects the correct MAC address (32:02:86:68:A9:C5). When I'm connected via wifi to the S5 range...
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    Network Services Filter: how can I block internet access only at specific times?

    Forgive me if this has been addressed elsewhere, but I've searched everywhere in this subforum and found nothing (current, at least) that has helped me fix this. My goal is to block only internet on one device from TIME 1 to TIME 2 (ideally, 10p to 6p, but I'm not sure if that's possible given...
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    2.4Ghz wireless mode "auto": defaulting to Ch. 14; can I disable 12-14?

    I am using HGG's 380.59.1 fork on my RT-ACU. We are getting a range extender, but for the time being, have a very weak signal downstairs. Trying to optimize it but still get all of my devices to connect. The problem device is my Brother HL-L2380DW, which runs on the N standard, but it only runs...
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    best place to buy refurbished/used routers on the cheap?

    I'm looking to expand my network by bridging, and am specifically looking for two ASUS RT-AC models (other than the 1200). I know there is a classifieds thread, but are there other sites that do, either specific to networking or tech in general, with a high volume and reliable sellers? Or...
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    Best device to extend coverage with no line of sight? Something like a NLOS Nanostation?

    After a lot of research here and other spots, I bought a Nanostation Loco m5 to extend the range of the wireless signal my best friend who lives in the apartment above me to my apartment, one floor down and just to the west (I am on a fixed income and he's generously agreed to share his...
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    Does router TX power affect Nanostation compatibility and how does it impact range?

    I am pretty new to all of this, but have done a lot of research and cannot find an answer to my question. Hoping someone can help. I have an ASUS RT-56U (2x2 MIMO, ac-1200 (?)), running on ASUS-Merlin. Sharing bandwidth with my best friend upstairs because I'm on a fixed income and he's happy...
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    Ubiquiti Nanostation to create hotspot in congested neighborhood: 2.4 or 5ghz?

    Hope I'm posting this in the right spot. Apologies if I haven't (and please feel free to move to right spot if not). I've cut the cord, and my friend is generously allowing me to share his bandwidth (I'm on a fixed income). He lives upstairs and to the east of me in a old house converted to an...
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    What is the difference between the Archer C5 and C50? And v1 vs v2...

    I've been shopping around for a router, and it looks like the Archer C5 will meet my fairly minimal needs (in terms of speed, at least) very well. But I'm confused about a few things: Amazon is currently selling this "C50" https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0168G0KZY/?tag=snbforums-20 for just under...
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