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    Recommendation sought for wireless for home

    Anyone got recommendations please for a wireless switch to add to a home broadband set up?

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    My router's a Netgear WGR 614. Bought it three years ago, it's been working great ever since... fairly cheap too. Occasionally wireless drops out and I have to power cycle but that only takes a minute to do and it's really not that often. I don't know anyone who doesn't have to do that from time to time.

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    I do like Netgear kit in the home. I've been using the same WPN 824 for about 6 years now!

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    I would recommend ruckus personally, but of you can't afford such a thig then netwar and zyxel is what I have recommended for collegues and it has gone well for them.

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    Netgear stuff for the home is ace, and you will find Ruckus technology in certain Netgear Products

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    Take a look at the Draytek Range there great for security and addtional features but rich on cost,

    DrayTek Vigor - ADSL Routers Firewalls UTM VoIP and Networking Products

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    I've had nothing but bad experiences with Netgear home stuff - overheating seemed to plague it.

    I now use ZyXel and have nothing but praise for it.

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    A vote for Draytek & Zyxel here too.

    I too had issues with domestic Netgear stuff overheating and locking up when I had it in an understairs cupboard.

    Switched to the Draytek Cable Router and Zyxel Dual Band Hybrid AP and the system rocks but at almost 400 for the setup not everyones cup of tea but hey it's Tax Deductable!

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    I have a linksys running Tomato can't fault it never had any problems with it
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