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thiggins's Recent Activity

  1. thiggins posted a new thread.

    ASUSTOR AS4004T 4 Bay 10GbE NAS Reviewed

    [IMG] ASUSTOR's AS4004T is a good value in a four-bay Gigabit port NAS with a bonus 10GbE port. Read on SmallNetBuilder

    Forum: NAS Article Discussions

    Sep 18, 2018 at 12:00 PM
  2. thiggins replied to the thread MU-MIMO vs Speed.

    I would not let MU-MIMO be the deciding factor. Even if you have devices that support it (how do you know you do?), you need two devices...

    Sep 18, 2018 at 11:08 AM
  3. thiggins posted a new thread.

    Quantenna and Plume Buddy Up With 5x5 MIMO AX

    [ATTACH] Quantenna and Plume on Monday announced they are integrating Plume’s Adaptive WiFi "AI driven" mesh solution with Quantenna's...

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    Forum: General Wireless Discussion

    Sep 18, 2018 at 11:01 AM
  4. thiggins replied to the thread Router or Mesh ... Advice Needed.

    Powerline technology has made some advances since AV500. Check our ranker. I'm suggesting you use only one pair to link the cable modem...

    Sep 18, 2018 at 10:12 AM
  5. thiggins replied to the thread 5ghz channel widths.

    This is not true. 11ac is not just about 80 MHz bandwidth. AC has many improvements at the MAC layer that improve airtime efficiency,...

    Sep 18, 2018 at 8:47 AM
  6. thiggins replied to the thread Router or Mesh ... Advice Needed.

    Where did you put your extender? It should go about halfway between your router and the problem area. Your best solution would be to...

    Sep 18, 2018 at 8:42 AM
  7. thiggins replied to the thread Another Noob..kinda...

    I said *temporarily* remove the splitter to see if it makes a difference.

    Sep 17, 2018 at 7:35 PM
  8. thiggins replied to the thread Another Noob..kinda...

    Try taking the splitter out of the connection temporarily and see throughput improves. Yes, if the splitter isn't rated to handle at...

    Sep 17, 2018 at 2:35 PM
  9. thiggins replied to the thread MOCA - best practices from MOCA Alliance.

    Thanks for that. A quick read through looks like the doc is meant more for installers. But there is good technical info in there.

    Sep 17, 2018 at 9:46 AM
  10. thiggins replied to the thread Synology DS918+ DiskStation Reviewed.

    Our review says "iFixit has a complete teardown". The iFixit article byline reads: "Written By: Sébastien (and 4 other contributors)". I...

    Sep 16, 2018 at 8:19 AM
  11. thiggins replied to the thread Synology DS918+ DiskStation Reviewed.

    What is the mistake?

    Sep 16, 2018 at 7:59 AM
  12. thiggins replied to the thread If you only had $100 to spend on a wireless AC gigabit router, what would you buy?.

    It's not going to take much to give you a decent upgrade. :) If you go for the Phicomm, realize they may not make it in the US market....

    Sep 15, 2018 at 2:03 PM
  13. thiggins replied to the thread ASUS AiMesh Reviewed.

    The premise of WiFi systems is that you let it do the "driving". Messing with any wireless settings means you are working against the...

    Sep 14, 2018 at 11:00 AM
  14. thiggins replied to the thread ASUS AiMesh Reviewed.

    Yes, just look at our reviews.

    Sep 14, 2018 at 9:39 AM
  15. thiggins replied to the thread New house. Repurposing phone Cat5e. Looking for advise..

    +1 for using a patch panel. Crimping plugs is much more of a pain....

    Sep 13, 2018 at 7:51 AM
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