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Fairly good budget router with minor issues
Its a cheap and fairly reliable little router, has a WAN input compatible with the typical NBN-supplied modems. Signal strength is always a subjective judgement, but it doesn't seem awesome: no worse than you'd expect but certainly no better (bandwidth for me is fine in the same room and drops off a fair bit in the next room - through double brick).
One negative is the setup - Netgear have decided this is best done via an app. The previous approach of just connecting to a router's local admin interface which has worked fine for decades has been...
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It appears to be extremely good value for money but
The touted saving of energy through turning off the wifi may not be achieved due to defective software. Most notably the limited drop-down selection of times lacks 24:00 so that turning off overnight is not possible. Isn’t this the most likely scenario?
Scheduling is further compromised by lack of control of the clock/time zone. For example; on satellite your timezone can be different from the ISP. You may have to offset a schedule and readjust every six months for summertime!
This highlights the dubious value of this facility. Using a timer...
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|Category||Routers and Modems|
|Frequency Band||Dual-Band (2.4GHz, 5.0GHz)|
|Features||External Antennas, Parental Controls and Quality of Service|
|Maximum Wireless Speed||450 Mbps|
|Number of Ethernet Ports||4|
|Wi-Fi Standard||802.11 a, 802.11 ac, 802.11 b, 802.11 g and 802.11 n|
|Number of USB 2.0 Ports||1|
|Number of USB 3.0 Ports||0|
|Dimensions||182 x 240 x 41 mm|
|Manufacturer Warranty||2 year(s)|
- GTIN12: 606449129243
- MPN: R6020-100AUS
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