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    This is a discussion on Sky's new Wireless 'N' Router... within the Sky Router forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; Hello realj42, Thank you for the info. Any chance that you could confirm some of the questions we have outstanding ...

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      Re: Sky's new Wireless 'N' Router...

      Hello realj42,

      Thank you for the info.

      Any chance that you could confirm some of the questions we have outstanding on this new router?

      I'll start with some simple ones first:

      • Photos (front, covers, rear & side/s)
      • What else comes with the router (photos is an easy one)
      • Can you see the metal of the WiFi aerial through the slots in one of the sides? If you can, which end as this should be uppermost?
      • If you could use inSSIDer, what is the router's maximum reported connection speed?
      • Is there any indication to the speed of the LAN ports? i.e. 10/100Mb or 10/100/1000Mb?


      If you wish to start a new thread with all this, then please feel welcome.

      Screen shots of the User Interface would also be useful. Blot out MAC Addresses, the WiFi name & passwords.

      This router is supposed to be suitable for an ADSL & Fibre connection, so these pages may differ a little from existing routers. Rumours also indicate that some additional sections might have been opened up, so screen shots may help.

      Many thanks.

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      Re: Sky's new Wireless 'N' Router...

      Hi Scubbie - that's quite a list! I'll get some details together over the weekend and post a new thread.

      One question that I have seen asked and can now confirm is that it does come with a WPS button, on one end in the middle of the ventilation slots - will post pictures later.

      Cheers

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      Re: Sky's new Wireless 'N' Router...

      Quote Originally Posted by realj42 View Post
      Hi Scubbie - that's quite a list! I'll get some details together over the weekend and post a new thread.
      There are a lot of people on this site who would love to know what is different with this router.

      Quote Originally Posted by realj42 View Post
      One question that I have seen asked and can now confirm is that it does come with a WPS button, on one end in the middle of the ventilation slots - will post pictures later.
      I would expect that this might be the end with the WiFi aerials. All the current Sky routers (the Netgear DG835G isn't 'current' as it's a few years old now) benefit from being placed in the stand and on their edge. This aids cooling.

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      Re: Sky's new Wireless 'N' Router...

      All the current Sky routers (the Netgear DG835G isn't 'current' as it's a few years old now) benefit from being placed in the stand and on their edge. This aids cooling.
      The DG834GT was the first to display heat problems if not stood on end. Many were burnt out in the early days before this was realized. Netgear, and other manufacturers for that matter, do not help things by nearly always displaying their routers lying flat.

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      Re: Sky's new Wireless 'N' Router...

      No problem.

      As for them always having pictures of their routers flat, this trend is changing, but photographers are not always technically minded when it comes to routers and heating problem.

      I know it was touch 'n' go whether you could fry an egg on top on my two DGN2000s. They come with no stand and are prone to overheating.

      Where I placed them certainly allowed air to circulate all around, so there is certainly a design flaw with that model.

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      Re: Sky's new Wireless 'N' Router...

      Quote Originally Posted by Scubbie View Post
      There are a lot of people on this site who would love to know what is different with this router.
      OK already - I'll post some pictures tonight!


      Quote Originally Posted by Scubbie View Post
      I would expect that this might be the end with the WiFi aerials. All the current Sky routers (the Netgear DG835G isn't 'current' as it's a few years old now) benefit from being placed in the stand and on their edge. This aids cooling.
      Yes it looks like that, though there is nothing obviously I can see is an aerial, just a small shiny metallic piece.

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      Re: Sky's new Wireless 'N' Router...

      Quote Originally Posted by realj42 View Post
      Yes it looks like that, though there is nothing obviously I can see is an aerial, just a small shiny metallic piece.
      This is all that can be made out from the Sagem 2304n as well.

      The only other way would be to take it apart, something I wouldn't ask of anyone in case they broke it. The Sagem 2304n has 4 Torx screws on the underside to allow it to be take apart though.

      Should you or anyone else wish to take it apart, it would also be very useful to have some pictures of the chips (ADSL & WiFi) for identification.

      As an idea: http://www.skyuser.co.uk/forum/sky-r...ides-pics.html

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      Re: Sky's new Wireless 'N' Router...

      Has anyone done any closeup photo's of it yet

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      Re: Sky's new Wireless 'N' Router...

      Ignore that im blind someone posted it earlier

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      Re: Sky's new Wireless 'N' Router...

      Anyone have a pic?
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