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Asus RT-AC68u (Router only) @ Maplin £99.99 Click and collect + 2 x £5 off any spend vouchers
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Best current deal - currently £140 @ Amazon and others. Downside is C&C only - not available for delivery. Reserved mine at my local, and they took another 10% off as it was … Read more
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Did not have one in my local maplin store,nearest 33 miles so phoned local store up anyway and said they could deliver the router from the store miles away to my local store and picking it up in a few days,result and been today to pay for it and got it for £89.10 by using my NUS extra card,10% off and also got a £5 voucher,thanks op well happy.
Edited by: "mike33" 17th Jan
Rock solid router, I've had the AC68 for about a year now on stock firmware, with about 30 things connected around the house. Using in modem mode with Virgin hub.
I've been using this router for a while now, and it's fantastic. I use a virgin hub in modem only mode, so the ASUS does all the work. I run openvpn on it, and run the custom merlin firmware which improves things.

Tempted to get another one so that I can use it as a mesh network once the new update arrives, but to be honest, just one of these covers my whole house anyway!
99.9% of wifi issues are down to poor positioning of the router but people continue to buy more routers and other gizmos to try and solve the problem but just put them in exactly the same position as the first one and then tell everyone the new one is just as rubbish as the last one, happy to blame anyone but themselves.

Imagine standing in one room of your house with the door closed and shouting at someone in the furthest room away from you, unsurprisingly the other person has trouble hearing you. Now stand in the middle of the house and do the same thing, they can hear you much more clearly and you probably don't even need to shout anymore. The first scenario is how most people have their wifi set up, the second is how it should be.

One idiot near me has his router sat on the window ledge and wonders why he can't get a decent signal on the other side of his house but gets a perfect signal a hundred yards down the road.
pedr0barbosa5 h, 16 m ago

This router = just routerPN router = router + VDSL2 modemThis only …This router = just routerPN router = router + VDSL2 modemThis only replaces the "ROUTER" part of the plusnet router... You still need something convert the DSL signal into ETHERNET. I don't know the PN router, but the majority of the ISP routers have a function to be "MODEM ONLY" which looses all functionalities (firewall, nat rules, etc) and just pushes the signal into the next device (a computer or, for example, this router 66u) and that device would then make the connection (dial PPPoE).TL;DR: you can use this router, but you cannot get rid of your PN router (you need PN router configured in "modem only")


The last PN router I had didn't have a modem only mode. IIRC I had to connect to it via telnet or SSH and put it into bridge mode - got the info from a Google search
ASUS RT-AC5300 Tri-Band 4 x 4 Gigabit Wireless Gaming Router @ Amazon £265.99
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Lowest this router has ever been. I appreciate its a huge price for a router but if you are a huge gamer and stream a lot of 4k content on several devices then this could be for yo… Read more
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Did anyone else get this router and have 5g-2 die after a couple of days? And when I say die it means it’s not longer broadcasting, the config page will not contain a wireless Mac
aceshigh22 h, 39 m ago

Should have called it the Asus Spider


Looks more like a dead spider or one pretending to be
AFAIK The D7800 is limited to the Netgear firmware only and the R7800 that I still have can use two variations of the DD-WRT firmware.

But the RT-AC86U that I have recently bought is supported by Merlin and performs great as a VPN client. I much prefer the UI of the Asus router over that of DD-WRT. Setting up policy based routing etc is so much easier.

From the very little I have understood the AC5300 hasn't been that well supported of late with firmware updates and not supported at all by Merlin, if that is important to you.
Absolute overkill for most folks I would suspect, but an impressive bit of kit - if a little pricey. I can see folks that gather about half a dozen machines in one place for mini LAN events going for this - assuming they can only connect via WiFi.

Can't beat a combo of .ac WiFi, hard-wired and decent Powerlines - no bother with 4K streaming or gaming
AndrewHu42 m ago

Snake oil, no such thing as a gaming router. Besides, it's fugly.


The idea is it priorities gaming traffic, but you are right, it cods wallop
ASUS RT-AC87U AC2400 Dual-Band Gigabit Wireless Router £127.99 // ASUS RT-AC3200 Tri-Band Wireless Gigabit Router £139.99 // ASUS RT-AC5300 Tri-Band 4 x 4 Gigabit Wireless Gaming Router 265.99 @ Amazon
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Currently all 3 Routers cheapest at Amazon ASUS RT-AC87U AC2400 Dual-Band Gigabit Wireless Router, Access Point Mode, Dual-Processor + Dual-Core CPU, USB 3.0, Time Machine, 3G/… Read more
lynchnigel1 h, 17 m ago

Have a RT-AC68U and have Merlin on it as its not altered just enhanced and …Have a RT-AC68U and have Merlin on it as its not altered just enhanced and love the router with switch and AP connected to it fab


AC68 is probably the best bang for your buck router going once you've Merlin on it tbh.

Can't see you needing to upgrade for a while yet...
CaptainSocks11th Sep

Is it? You've the choice of Tomato, DDWRT and Merlin for most of these. …Is it? You've the choice of Tomato, DDWRT and Merlin for most of these. What else is there?


Have a RT-AC68U and have Merlin on it as its not altered just enhanced and love the router with switch and AP connected to it fab
Just brought the ASUS RT-AC5300, as it's OOS, just waiting for an update
MagicBoy3 h, 27 m ago

Depends if the old lady upstairs makes her bedtime Ovaltine at 10pm in a …Depends if the old lady upstairs makes her bedtime Ovaltine at 10pm in a 1980s Microwave and your WiFi drops out for 5 minutes due to all the interference as happened to me a few years ago.2.4GHz is unregulated and way too crowded for a reliable low latency signal in most urban areas now. I'll web browse on wireless, but gaming and media streaming is etherneted now.


So most new routers have 5Ghz band(s). I wouldn't game on 2.4 GHz, but 5Ghz for me is as reliable as Ethernet.
rev615 m ago

LEDE. These support 5GHZ? I know DD-WRT has special access to source but …LEDE. These support 5GHZ? I know DD-WRT has special access to source but don't know about the rest.



Gotcha.

The Broadcom BCM43602 is supported in the mainline Linux kernel for LEDE but it's not been developed by anyone yet as far as I know.

Someone *might* develop LEDE for that. Perfectly possible (but also sort of unlikely now I'd have thought).

Tomato, DDWRT, and Merlin all work flawlessly on the AC3200 mind.

Had the AC87 but sent it back early on (it was sort of a work in progress up until a few years ago). Think it's a lot more solid now but no idea how stable all the respective firmwares are on that.

Really no point touching that router now the AC3200 is pretty much the same price.

Not sure I could justify spending twice as much again for the AC5300.

As others have said... if gaming is your thing than an ethernet connection needs to be your thing as well!
Edited by: "CaptainSocks" 11th Sep 2017
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ASUS RT-AC87U AC2400 Dual-Band Gigabit Wireless Router £126.99 Amazon
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Good router with a good UI, that being the AsusWRT flavour. Chances to flash the Merlin version of you wish. Blurb.... World's first 4x4 MU-MIMO antenna design with AiRadar unive… Read more
Either that or the grammar police come out and shoot you down, just happened in another post to me trying to help someone out. Just makes me smile people are sitting in their homes waiting to point out mistakes, or vote could on obviously good deals because they don't understand the tech outweighs the price. They need to get out more. Good deal op.
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refaey

People are probably voting cold because it's an expensive router.If I was … People are probably voting cold because it's an expensive router.If I was happy with free routers received from ISPs I would have possibly voted this cold too :-)




I understand what you mean

But expensive is a relative term and just because it is beyond someones pocket shouldn't prevent a deal becoming hot. To help those who aren't sure if this represents a good deal I post the Camel info.

Each time I get a notification that someone upvotes the deal I check to find that it has got colder - lol.


No wonder people can get discouraged posting deals.
Edited by: "VimesUK" 15th May 2017
Excellent router , even on stock firmware I have had no issues...
People are probably voting cold because it's an expensive router.

If I was happy with free routers received from ISPs I would have possibly voted this cold too :-)
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Both the 3200 and the 87 posted here are pretty capable routers, with a good UI. Not sure why they aren't getting more love tho.

For those voting cold don't forget to post your deal with a better price

Being sold through Amazon you also get their great support and returns.
ASUS RT-AC87U AC2400 Dual-Band Gigabit Wireless Router, Access Point Mode, Dual-Processor + Dual-Core CPU, USB 3.0, Time Machine, 3G/4G Dongle Support £127.99 @ Amazon
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Link to camelcamelcamel Apparently the cheapest it has ever been...
MazingerZ

Argh looking for a good modem+router



​Just buy a separate BT Openreach modem off ebay (got mine for £12 delivered years ago). Used it with Sky and now BT. Then connect that modem to the router of your choice.
xavierzzz

I have used a few Asus expensive routers including this ASUS RT-AC87U and … I have used a few Asus expensive routers including this ASUS RT-AC87U and a ASUS DSL-AC68U, they all have little but frustrating issues, things like taking ages to reconnect after re-boot, all show as working & connected but no internet, all cable connected devices work but not the wifi...which eventually put me offI agreed Asus's routers look cool and they are good spec hardware-wise, but I think their software are too complicated and unfinished which makes the devices are so unstable, on top of that, they are more expensive than the others.I recently switched to TP-LINK Archer, much happier with it.



Which tp link did you looking at replacing my d20 for the archer vr400
They have half a dozen or so "used like new" warehouse deals for 122.87. One of them reads "Item is in original, pristine packaging. Products that have been water tested may contain residual water or water marks. Products that have been factory tested may contain traces of coffee in the mill.". I find that covering my router in coffee and submerging it in water helps boost performance.
Word of warning to anyone on Sky Broadband (ADSL), if you are looking to have a separate dsl modem + Wifi Router like this one as your configuration, most standalone DSL modems will not work in bridge mode with a Wifi Router.

This is because Sky only seem to allow PPPoA connections (unlike BT which allow both PPPoA & PPPoE). I found this out the hard way after reading forums for several hours on end. Therefore you cannot put the modem in bridge mode and end up with double NAT. The closest you can get to bridge mode at that point is to put the Wifi router into the DMZ of the dsl modem to avoid it.

The forum posts were a bit old in date (1 or 2 years) but apparently the only way to achieve this setup with the dsl modem in bridge mode on Sky is to buy either a Draytek Vigor 120 or 130 dsl modem which supports PPPoA to PPPoE bridging. Not sure if they are any *other* dsl modems so far that support this yet...?

Needless to say the draytek modems are more expensive than your average dsl modem. £50ish for the 120 and £80ish for the 130, I think....
tanked

I hate being on ADSL. Tempted to get this Netgear modem but not sure if … I hate being on ADSL. Tempted to get this Netgear modem but not sure if it might downgrade this ASUS router in some way when combined!?!https://www.amazon.co.uk/d/Modems/NETGEAR-DM200-100EUS-Broadband-High-Speed-DSL-Modem/B01GL3YPHI/ref=sr_1_1?s=videogames&ie=UTF8&qid=1490013579&sr=1-1&keywords=netgear+adsl



Which ISP are you on?
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Asus RT-N12E N300 Eco Series Wireless Router £9.98 / £13.56 Delivered @ Ebuyer
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Ebuyer daily deal. I think this is quite a good price for this router. I might buy one just as a backup for my parents, you will not get anything better for this price. ASUS RT-N1… Read more
ro888

Can anyone recommand a cheap router (


Smeone says 3 posts above yours that this one is
Can anyone recommand a cheap router (<50GBP) compitable for DDWRT?
I've just returned one of these to Amazon, the Wifi coverage / performance was rubbish !
Edited by: "adez" 2nd Mar 2017
rakinmorjaria1

Don't know much about networking, does anyone know if this can be used … Don't know much about networking, does anyone know if this can be used with a Virgin Hub 3 in Modem mode?



Yes but if you have anything over 100mb it won't utilise it
Don't know much about networking, does anyone know if this can be used with a Virgin Hub 3 in Modem mode?
ASUS RT-AC87U AC2400 Dual-Band Gigabit Wireless Router, Access Point Mode, Dual-Processor + Dual-Core CPU, USB 3.0, Time Machine, 3G/4G Dongle Support £127.99 @ Amazon
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Enter a new era of wireless performance with faster-than-incredible speeds, the widest-ever coverage and more control and security than you ever thought possible. RT-AC87U delivers… Read more
Send mine back, the range was terrible, dropped signal after 20 metres from living room to back garden
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upgraded to merlin Fw in a couple of steps, just waiting on my modem coming, and then should all be good to go.
burlesy

Take a look herehttp://setuprouter.com/router/asus/rt-ac87u/ip-address.htm



Cheers tried that, but get the following error

WAN and LAN should have different IP addresses and subnet

It's a Sky Router so I can't run in Modem mode only
Edited by: "strocky" 25th Feb 2017
strocky

How do you change the IP address range on this router?It defaults to … How do you change the IP address range on this router?It defaults to 192.168.1.1My media server sits on 192.168.0.1


Take a look here
setuprouter.com/rou…htm
How do you change the IP address range on this router?

It defaults to 192.168.1.1
My media server sits on 192.168.0.1
ASUS RT-AC3200 Tri-Band Gigabit Wi-Fi Router £144.49 @ Amazon
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A pretty good router with a great UI, well at least in my experience of enjoying a AsusWRT Merlin firmware. Blurb.... 802.11ac tri-band Wi-Fi router boosts speeds up to 3200Mbps … Read more
This or ASUS RT-AC88U AC3100 £219 (just dropped from £280)? Ik it's been under £200 before but yeah.
bowdown2thegame

Does anyone know is this better than the Linksys 1900acs which is £127.99 … Does anyone know is this better than the Linksys 1900acs which is £127.99 on Amazon?



i had this model send it back,poor wifi range is only 10 metres, from currys , crap.
coventgamer

can I use it as a jewish candle holder ?



Only has 6 candle holders, so no. Unless you want to risk the wrath of Jehovah oO
tek-monkey

What model did you get out of interest? Probably going the pfsense route … What model did you get out of interest? Probably going the pfsense route but still interested.


I don't have it in front of me I'm afraid. It's basically the 16 port version of the FVX538, but I can't for the life of me find the model number online. It only supports 2 x 100MBps for the WAN but that's enough for me, and the WAN load balancing I would call brute force rather than elegant. But it suffices, and the price was right.

I don't use most of the LAN ports on it because it feeds into a proper layer 3 managed switch I also got super cheap on eBay, thence into a patch panel, etc.
Edited by: "Parallax" 24th Feb 2017
Parallax

​Another option is to use something like a Netgear Prosafe router/switch. … ​Another option is to use something like a Netgear Prosafe router/switch. I got a second hand one with hardware encryption,16 LAN ports and dual WAN which allegedly will do 200Mbps of encrypted data - it was about £75 on eBay including shipping from Ireland.Then you can just put your DSL modem on one of the WAN ports, and do the wireless piece separately, maybe through a mesh system...



What model did you get out of interest? Probably going the pfsense route but still interested.
ASUS RT-AC68U Wireless Cable & Fibre Router  £80.99 at Amazon (awaiting stock but orderable)
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I saw the Currys deal appears to have ran out of stock for home delivery. If you don't mind waiting Amazon have price matched. Best get in quick before they realise Curry's don't h… Read more
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I now have the open reach modem and asus router, i am having trouble setting it up, i wondered if you followed an instruction video please?


themarrons

does this work with fibre? looking to extend the range in my house as my … does this work with fibre? looking to extend the range in my house as my current one doesn't reach the house extension. thanks

soton26

I strongly advise anyone against the DSL version, instead buy an … I strongly advise anyone against the DSL version, instead buy an Openreach HG612 from eBay and use in conjunction with this deal.



gwapenut

Not particularly impressed with amazon. Orderered in December, still not … Not particularly impressed with amazon. Orderered in December, still not dispatched and won't be for a few days, and yet they're offering it today for next day delivery to new customers.Very poor.


Mine arrived yesterday
Not particularly impressed with amazon. Orderered in December, still not dispatched and won't be for a few days, and yet they're offering it today for next day delivery to new customers.


Very poor.
Ordered 2 weeks ago but delivered today! Couldn't be happier with this, bargain of a price
They've just dispatched mine
ASUS RT-AC68U Wireless Cable & Fibre Router was £99.99 now £80.99 delivered with code @ Currys **Cheapest**
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- For cable and fibre optic broadband - AC 1900 - Dual-band (2.4 GHz & 5 GHz) - Ideal for connecting more than 20 devices Use code " NETWORKING10 " to bring down the price.
doesn't seem to be available anymore.

Is it just the BT openreach fibre modem I need if I was to use this(echolife or eci).
lump

Currys customer service being as shocking as ever. I ordered mine … Currys customer service being as shocking as ever. I ordered mine Thursday evening for next day delivery to store, and it still hasn't arrived yet. I dread to think how long the Yoga I ordered will take to come. The delivery reference they've provided for that shows the item as being delivered to an address 200 miles away last April



Still don't have my money back! Currys CS is absolutely shocking
What's the best firmware for best WiFi range? There was 1 that removed 80% restriction forgot which now
Can third party firmware be installed on the E1 version?
easymoney

​How do you find out this information, I bought one as well in this deal t … ​How do you find out this information, I bought one as well in this deal thanks



If you have a look at the white sticker on the back it will tell you the hardware version.

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In the picture it shows A1.. mine from Amazon is also the newer E1 version
Asus RT-AC68U Router £89.99 @PCWorld/Currys delivered or C&C
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Product features (pcw) For cable and fibre optic broadband AC 1900 Dual-band (2.4 GHz & 5 GHz) Ideal for connecting more than 20 devices Benchmarks http://www.techradar.com/r… Read more
Why is this showing in front page?! Hukd you need to sort your algorithms...
No such price
second last one. Its £144. Eywatering.
why hot/on 1st page now?... it is £150
Did Asus ever fix the bug that caused dropouts when this was used on Sky? I need something to replace the extremely poor SR102 Sky router, but stability is most important to me.
ASUS RT-AC68U AC1900 Dual-Band Gigabit Wireless Router £89.99 @ amazon
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Wi-Fi router, with combined dual-band data rates of 1900 Mbps for three times faster performance than 802.11n routers Broadcom® TurboQAM™ technology increases wireless-N data rate … Read more
Does the merlin software sort out that security hole when using this as samba server ?
Definitely a heat. Planning to buy it for birthday in February.
Seems hot to me, my faithful RT66 running on Merlin magic firmware hasn't skipped a beat, doesn't seem to be getting much love!
hot from me
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Asuswrt-Merlin firmware for Asus routers, with a special emphasis on tweaks and fixes rather than radical changes or collecting as many features as possible.

Latest stable Merlin firmware 380.64

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Asus RT-AC68U dual band AC1900 router £99 @ Currys/PC World with FREE delivery
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Have been looking for a router after missing a £99 deal on Netgear Nighthawk. After DAYS of reading reviews i decided to go with Asus as its wireless performance is actually faster… Read more
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cibic

​It sure does for local interfaces. You can leave the WiFi AP do it for y … ​It sure does for local interfaces. You can leave the WiFi AP do it for you of course but it can't give an address outside of local network such as the SH2 interface.



Thanks. It actually fixed itself. WAN works just fine now and once i disabled CTF it's rock solid wifi connection (was dropping it now and again).
tinky13

Thank you. I'll have a play. Doesn't make sense to me though, shouldn't … Thank you. I'll have a play. Doesn't make sense to me though, shouldn't Asus just pick up DHCP duties?



​It sure does for local interfaces. You can leave the WiFi AP do it for you of course but it can't give an address outside of local network such as the SH2 interface.
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1977testing

Does it have a modem built in?Thanks


This one doesn't
Does it have a modem built in?
Thanks
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cibic

That's because you when you turned the SH2 to modem mode it turns off … That's because you when you turned the SH2 to modem mode it turns off auto IP assignment (DHCP). You can either:1) give network interface cards (NICs) IP addresses one on the SH2 and another one for Asus router OR2) disable modem mode on SH2 so to enable DHCP and also turn off wi-fi radio both 5GHz/2.4GHz on SH2


Thank you. I'll have a play. Doesn't make sense to me though, shouldn't Asus just pick up DHCP duties?
ASUS RT-AC3200 Tri-Band Wireless Broadband Router - £144.99 @ Amazon
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Priced £5 lower than the deal a week ago.
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JoeSpur

Can it run Tomato? It looks like one X)



would this work with my sky broadband?
Glacc

On Virgin Media you have to use the Super Hub as the modem, there's … On Virgin Media you have to use the Super Hub as the modem, there's simply no other option. That aside, the DSL-AC68U gets poor reviews for the modem aspect of it, and as the name denotes, I'm fairly sure it would only work if you have DSL.


I am with BT so DSL is what I need. What's wrong with the modem part? I watched a few YouTube and website reviews that said it's great, but I'm seeing a few user comments saying the opposite...
JoeSpur

Is the DSL version not better as it includes the modem?I don't get why … Is the DSL version not better as it includes the modem?I don't get why these routers are so big and ugly these days, while still being as hollow as ever... it's bad enough they are so big and ugly without having to have the modem separate from the router (_;)

On Virgin Media you have to use the Super Hub as the modem, there's simply no other option. That aside, the DSL-AC68U gets poor reviews for the modem aspect of it, and as the name denotes, I'm fairly sure it would only work if you have DSL.
Damn wish I had bought this instead of the Netgear r7800 nighthawk from a previous deal as it was a similar price and think asus makes better routers
ASUS RT-AC68U Wireless Router £99.99 @ PCWorld
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Been watching out for this for a while - lowest it's been before was ~£120.

Amazon somehow decided to combine reviews between different ASUS routers. Some of the critical reviews did mention they were for the more expensive models.

azorpheus

Hmm, beware that there are 129 critical reviews for this router on Amazon … Hmm, beware that there are 129 critical reviews for this router on Amazon : https://www.amazon.co.uk/product-reviews/B00FB45SI4/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_viewpnt_rgt?ie=UTF8&filterByStar=critical&showViewpoints=0&pageNumber=1


Hmm, beware that there are 129 critical reviews for this router on Amazon : amazon.co.uk/pro…r=1
jlwood92

BT offer 200Mbps?


If you have fibre to the house then you can get up to 300mbps, but i'm paying £50 a month just for 200mb which doesnt even include line rental
Had this router since it came out (about 3 years) and has been solid. Always used with merlin aswell.
Just bought this - hope it will improve coverage.
ASUS RT-AC3200 Router @ AMAZON - £149.99
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Very powerful router. It is a standalone router, without ADSL/VDSL modem, which could be connected separately. Only version 3.0.0.4.380.3479 or lower can be flashed by 3rd part fir… Read more
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Only version 3.0.0.4.380.3479 or lower can be flashed by 3rd part … Only version 3.0.0.4.380.3479 or lower can be flashed by 3rd part firmware.You will find the version number on the box.



Mine had the latest firmware installed and ddwrt flashed fine using the Asus firmware recovery tool.
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Thanks for the confirmation.

Reading over at the Asus forum for this router, last firmware released in July, it does seem to have those who like it and others who are having some problems. I suppose no different than most other routers.

Edited by: "VimesUK" 20th Nov 2016
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Total

Only version 3.0.0.4.380.3479 or lower can be flashed by 3rd part … Only version 3.0.0.4.380.3479 or lower can be flashed by 3rd part firmware.You will find the version number on the box.Waiting for mine...


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Only version 3.0.0.4.380.3479 or lower can be flashed by 3rd part firmware.
You will find the version number on the box.


Edited by: "Total" 20th Nov 2016
Can the latest Merlin firmware still be updated on this router or has that ability been blocked with the latest Asus firmware they released....?
ASUS RT-AC3200 Tri-Band Gigabit Wireless Router at Amazon for £159.37
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A very powerful router, could be a overkill for most people but the price is one of the lowest I have ever seen on Amazon. For me a deal maker is Dual WAN (redundancy or double sp… Read more
It obviously can't perform miracles but previously I needed previous APs near to my Google Chromecast devices as the Wi-Fi wasn't sufficiently fast enough to allow good streaming to multiple rooms.

Now I can stream as much as I like without interruption.
ro53ben

I used to have 3 x access points, connected by powerline networking, to … I used to have 3 x access points, connected by powerline networking, to support a medium size detached home.I now have this single device, centrally positioned, in the home and have very fast wireless coverage everywhere.



Thanks for that. It's exactly what I've got here. Think I'll invest in one. Cheers.
Ted Wales

Is the signal better? I've got three access points in my house and it's a … Is the signal better? I've got three access points in my house and it's a pain.



I used to have 3 x access points, connected by powerline networking, to support a medium size detached home.

I now have this single device, centrally positioned, in the home and have very fast wireless coverage everywhere.
whiteface

~£80 board plus £125 AP (apologies if the boards are available cheaply - j … ~£80 board plus £125 AP (apologies if the boards are available cheaply - just punted it into google, definitely wouldn't turn one down but that's not cheap), still clocks out £40 dearer than this and is a less friendly package. Do want to get some unifi gear going soon, but don't really need it. Heard the handover's excellent between APs, and while their routing/switching/etc gear might not be fantastic and the wifi stuff might not scale well, at the lower end (1-500 users) it's proper good value.



If you don't have enough budget, there're plenty other combinations for these two brands. e.g. RB951G-2HND (disable the WIFI) + Unifi AP-AC-lite, which should cost around £150 as well and much more powerful. Of course, you get what you pay for. I'm currently using a CCR1036 + Unifi AP-AC-Pro with an unmanaged 48-port switch. Have nothing to complain at all. But router from Asus, meh. It's only good if you don't need anything powerful.
I have a RT-AC68U and the dual wan redundancy does not work despite the feature existing. Perhaps the 3rd party firmware helps. The RT-AC3200 will have much faster wireless performance than a Sky Hub and better range. Though speed will be dependent on your devices or network cards have AC functionality rather than B/G or N. You can use with the Sky Hub by connecting via cable and switching the Sky Hub wireless off to reduce interference.
Asus RT-AC66U Dual-Band Wireless-AC1750 Gigabit Router [ 4x Gb LAN, 2x USB, IPv6, VPN, OpenWrt] £48.22 @ Amazon.fr
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Usually around £100+ As always with Euro Amazon deals, pay in Euros with a fee free card for this price.
mine cancelled too =/
Joey Bloggsy

I take it this is mine cancelled Bonjour,Nous vous informons que … I take it this is mine cancelled Bonjour,Nous vous informons que l’article 'Asus 90-IGY7002M03-3PA0 Routeur sans fil 450 Mbps Blanc' que vous avez choisi sur Amazon.fr a fait l’objet d’une erreur d’affichage de prix.Nous avons été contraints de retirer cet article de votre sélection car la vente de ce celui-ci au prix erroné aurait entrainé une vente à perte, ce qui est interdit par la loi. Sachez que votre compte bancaire n'a pas été débité du montant correspondant à cet article. Amazon.fr met tout en œuvre pour que chaque client bénéficie d'un service de qualité irréprochable et des meilleures offres. Nous vous prions de bien vouloir accepter nos excuses pour le désagrément causé et vous remercions pour votre compréhension.Cordialement,Service Client Amazon.frhttp://www.amazon.frVeuillez noter que ce message d'information a été envoyé à partir d'une adresse ne pouvant recevoir d'e-mails. Merci de ne pas y répondre.



All that translates to the following. I got the same email this morning too:

Hello,

We inform you that section Asus 90-IGY7002M03-3PA0 Wireless Router 450Mbps White 'you have chosen on Amazon.fr has been a price display error.

We were forced to withdraw this item from your selection for the sale of the latter to the wrong price would have resulted in a sale at a loss, which is prohibited by law.

Know that your bank account has not been debited for this article.

Amazon.fr strives to ensure that every customer has a high quality service and the best deals. Please kindly accept our apologies for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

Regards,

Amazon.fr Customer Service
amazon.fr

Please note that this information message was sent from an address that can receive e-mails. Thank you not to respond.
I take it this is mine cancelled

Bonjour,

Nous vous informons que l’article 'Asus 90-IGY7002M03-3PA0 Routeur sans fil 450 Mbps Blanc' que vous avez choisi sur Amazon.fr a fait l’objet d’une erreur d’affichage de prix.

Nous avons été contraints de retirer cet article de votre sélection car la vente de ce celui-ci au prix erroné aurait entrainé une vente à perte, ce qui est interdit par la loi.

Sachez que votre compte bancaire n'a pas été débité du montant correspondant à cet article.

Amazon.fr met tout en œuvre pour que chaque client bénéficie d'un service de qualité irréprochable et des meilleures offres. Nous vous prions de bien vouloir accepter nos excuses pour le désagrément causé et vous remercions pour votre compréhension.

Cordialement,

Service Client Amazon.fr
amazon.fr

Veuillez noter que ce message d'information a été envoyé à partir d'une adresse ne pouvant recevoir d'e-mails. Merci de ne pas y répondre.
mines not been cancelled yet i guess it will soon!
danjames922

No it wasn't.


Ok, I coudln't find the book anyway
ASUS RT-AC66U £109.99 @ PCWorld
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Technical specifications for ASUS RT-AC66U Wireless Cable & Fibre Router TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS Model Asus RT-AC66U Version 5th generation Standards - IEEE 802.11a - IEEE 80… Read more
Rakib198

​Your right thought, it can be an inconvenience for those who don'tdon't w … ​Your right thought, it can be an inconvenience for those who don'tdon't want any hassle



​*though
Rakib198

​I used the pencil in the top hole of the socket method, and it has been w … ​I used the pencil in the top hole of the socket method, and it has been working fine ever since.



​Your right thought, it can be an inconvenience for those who don'tdon't want any hassle
Yuzepe

So you have to use a plug adapter? Inconvenience.



​I used the pencil in the top hole of the socket method, and it has been working fine ever since.
Original Poster

Got mine ages ago from Amazon France for £66


So you have to use a plug adapter? Inconvenience.
Original Poster

Very bad price. I got one 2 months ago at Curry's for £84. it's plenty of … Very bad price. I got one 2 months ago at Curry's for £84. it's plenty of them on eBay for about £50 in pristine condition. Great router, fast,stable. i had to sell mine because I moved to Bournemouth and I have a sky router ( no need for 2 routers in a flat). I had problems to sell it for £60. went for £55.


I'd not buy a 2nd hand router to be honest.

It is the best deal I could find. It was on amazon warehouse for 66 couple of weeks ago but I couldn't get my hands on it.
If you find better price please post
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