Your forum username:
Do you already have an account?
Forgot your password?
  • Log in or Sign up


    Welcome to Sky User - The Unofficial Support Forum for everything Sky! - Proudly helping over 65k members.


    Advertisement

    Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
    Results 11 to 13 of 13

    SageMCOM Pack F@ST 2304N SKY

    This is a discussion on SageMCOM Pack F@ST 2304N SKY within the Sky Router forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; The reported speed of 75mb is very slow for WiFi n. All the others I have seen have speeds from ...

    1. #11
      Isitme's Avatar
      Isitme is offline Sky User Moderator
      Exchange: Bannockburn
      Broadband ISP: Sky Fibre Unlimited
      Router: Sky Hub SR102
      Sky TV: Sky+ HD
      Join Date
      Dec 2006
      Location
      Central Scotland
      Posts
      34,256
      Thanks
      65
      Thanked 1,655 Times in 1,616 Posts

      Re: SageMCOM Pack F@ST 2304N SKY

      The reported speed of 75mb is very slow for WiFi n. All the others I have seen have speeds from 150Mbs to 300Mbs
      You are correct Scubbie, Full N is 300mbps and requires at least two bonded channels on two aerials. Lite N is single aerial, single channel giving 150mbps. What must be remembered though is that these are theoretical speeds, in real life even using compatible adapters, many will struggle to get half that. I would think the Sky bod was referring to real world speeds, which would make the new Sky router Lite N.

      TomD


      Please note the views and recommendations in my posts are my own and in no way reflect the views of SkyUser.


      Useful Utilites

      https://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.






    2. Advertisement
    3. #12
      johnbourne's Avatar
      johnbourne is offline Sky User Member
      Exchange: Erdington
      Broadband ISP: Sky Broadband Unlimited
      Router: Sky Hub SR101
      Sky TV: Sky+ HD
      Join Date
      Feb 2011
      Location
      Birmingham
      Posts
      26
      Thanks
      3
      Thanked 5 Times in 5 Posts

      Re: SageMCOM Pack F@ST 2304N SKY

      I done a bit more reading up and it seems the WiFi Alliance only certify this router for 802.11b/g but has optional 802.11n capabilties which might explain why it only supports 72Mbps.

      It also explains what the guy from Sky said about it on the Sky Help forum.

      I also noticed on the WiFi Alliance site they mention a F@ST 2504N SKY being certified as 802.11n so that is probably Sky's full 802.11n router.

      I just wish they would let you use your own router as I have a nice dual band router gathering dust for the moment.

      John

    4. #13
      Scubbie's Avatar
      Scubbie is offline Sky User Moderator
      Exchange: 02392
      Broadband ISP: Sky Fibre Unlimited
      Router: Sky Q Hub ER110
      Sky TV: Sky+HD box
      Join Date
      Mar 2010
      Location
      Near Portsmouth
      Posts
      28,201
      Thanks
      844
      Thanked 2,223 Times in 2,092 Posts

      Re: SageMCOM Pack F@ST 2304N SKY

      There is nothing stopping you from using your own router, provided you can extract the username & password from your own router.

      Unfortunately that might take a little while for the boffs to crack on this new router. firstly they need to get hold of one.

      What you could consider doing in the mean time is to link the Sky router & your old one together. This is a popular request so I composed a document to help. You'll find it in the thread below:

      http://www.skyuser.co.uk/forum/askin...-together.html

      Once linked together, you could leave the Sky router's WiFi on or you could turn it off.

      Sky Fibre Unlimited Pro: Connected at 80,000 kbps / 20,000 kbps
      Previous ADSL2+ Speed 19999 kbps 1153 kbps, Line Attenuation 17.5 db 6.9 db, Noise Margin 7.5 dB 8.7 dB
      Speedtest: 17.15MB/s 0.97Mb/s Ping 31 ms

     

     
    Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

    Tags for this Thread

    Posting Permissions

    • You may not post new threads
    • You may not post replies
    • You may not post attachments
    • You may not edit your posts
    •  
    SkyUser - Copyright © 2006-2020. SatDish and NewsreadeR | SkyUser is in no way affiliated with Sky Broadband / BSkyB
    RIPA NOTICE: NO CONSENT IS GIVEN FOR INTERCEPTION OF PAGE TRANSMISSION