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    GT-AC5300 vs RT-AC88U

    I'm looking at this - ASUS RT-AC86U Wi-Fi AC2900 (AI Mesh USB 3.0 Router, AiProtection by Trend Micro, AI Mesh, WTFast Game Accelerator Adaptive QoS, Dual-WAN 3G/4G Support): Amazon.co.uk: Computers & Accessories is it easy to set up and how easy is it to upgrade to merlin firmware which i...
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    Advice - Wireless Routers with decent parental controls

    @jswan thanks very much for this info. However i think we need a mobile app just so that we can quickly go on the phone and cut their devices. Would need to train my wife to do that and t would be easier for her to just launch a phone app and pause each kids wifi
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    GT-AC5300 vs RT-AC88U

    ok thanks interesting to know about the potential for problems with 8 port routers....is that something that you saw reported a lot.
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    Advice - Wireless Routers with decent parental controls

    thanks I will do that. I was also wondering what's the best way to find out what the parental controls are like on that particular router before I commit to buy it. One of the things i would definitely want is schedule wifi to go off at set times.
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    GT-AC5300 vs RT-AC88U

    thanks that makes sense. I dont think i need the tri band. I mainly want to get away from just using my cable modem and have better controls esp parental controls as well as decent performance on wifi and wired when I'm working from home on Teams call - dont really want lag for that if kids are...
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    GT-AC5300 vs RT-AC88U

    Hi, I'm not sure on which 2 go for of these 2 models RT-AC88U or GT-AC5300 * 8 x lan ports is good and then i dont need extra switch * I want fast wired internet when working from home * I want good wifi coverage for the whole house. currently have a cable modem and does not reach end of...
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    Advice - Wireless Routers with decent parental controls

    Hi, I'm new to upgrading routers. My cable router hardly has anything i can use for parental controls. I wanted to do following: 1. easily be able to turn off all wifi in the house and leave only wired on - this would be on a schedule e.g. after 9pm off till 7am 2. Turn of wifi instantly for...
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