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    Which sky router to use?

    This is a discussion on Which sky router to use? within the Sky Router forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; I have all of them, from 2006 up until now. Which one is the best model currently?...

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      Which sky router to use?

      I have all of them, from 2006 up until now. Which one is the best model currently?


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      Re: Which sky router to use?

      DG834GT IMO, then D-Link, then DG934, the Sagem
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      Useful Sticky: - How To Obtain Your Router Stats, BT Speed Test, Check For Test Socket

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      Re: Which sky router to use?

      It depends on your line and whether you are on SVBN. I too prefer the GT, but I find the DG934 syncs a Mb higher with better stability on my line. I am not on SVBN. The only way to find out which is best for you is to plug them in and take the stats.

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      Useful Utilites

      http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/wifi_information_view.html/ TCPOptimiser /Test Socket

      Note - When downloading always select the Custom install or you will end up with stuff you don't want.





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      Re: Which sky router to use?

      I've tried a Sky netgear dg834gt and a netgear dg834g V3 (which the sky dg934g is based on) on the same phone line. Both on a Sky connection (non-SVBN Globspan DSLAM) and on a BT connection. The Sky DG834GT synced considerably more than a Mb higher than the AR7 based dg834g. I did have a problem with CRC errors with the DG834GT, and I found it necessary to use the adslctl command to raise the noise margin a little, but that was before Sky introduced their DLM which would take care of that issue.

      I haven't tested the D-link on an ADSL connection, but I found that its wifi signal strength is quite a bit weaker than the dg834gt. Still, I suppose soldering on a pair of external antenna might improve that .

      I would go with the DG834GT. Although I would recommend mounting it vertically in its stand, to improve ventilation.


      If I was buying a new router, I'd be looking for one that uses the broadcom BCM6358, but not the Netgear DG834N.

     

     

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