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Help required to finalise b/w these ADSL2+ wifi routers

sumitgupta

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Hi,

I am posting first time in this forum, I am from Kolkata, saltlake area.
I have two options for ADSL2+ wifi router for my Broadband (am applying BSNL connection as soon as pooja holidays are over here), have budget of Rs.2k/- & not more than that.
Devices - I have two laptops, two smartphones, one apple phone in house of about 1400 sqft area and if i place the router in center of house then at both ends there are around two-three walls (to cover whole of the house) of 20-30 feet at both ends from center.

Shortlists (as usual's in this budget)
- DLink 2750u
-TPlink TD-W8961ND


one + for Dlink is, it have USB port (if it can be used for USB dongle connection, like connecting photon, etc in usb port, not sure about it)

Pros/Cons known till now (had tried googling it)
DLink 2750u (more of cons)
- Initial router configuration issue
- Heating problem on prolonged usage
- internet drop issue (need to restart on frequent basis)

TPlink TD-W8961ND
- gud configuration
- good signal strength

Please suggest or more preferably share your usage experience on any of the above devices you have used/using... or something better in same budget would be great ...!!!
 
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sumitgupta

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the TP Link router is a very good one - for an alternative you can consider this :
Buffalo Wireless N150 High Power ADSL2+ Router with Modem | Router | Flipkart.com

BTW, the USb port on the 2750u is for connecting to a pc .. not for using a usb dongle.

Thanks 'Topgear' for your buffalo suggestion- initially i omitted this, becos not sure about how is the post sales support in india. Have heard D-link has very good one in this regard, not sure about the TP Link also (hope its gud)

The USB port on the 2750u is a joke, you can only use a d-link dongle for 3g connection, the rest like photon, 3g evdo etc will not work, if you want one with a usb get the Asus RT-N13U or TP-Link-WR1043ND

Thanks 'Dan4u' for sugesstion for usb dongle routers Asus RT N13u and TP Link WR1043ND, but i think they dont have modems in them and they are 1k+ above in prices.


can anyone share their experience using TP W8961ND, some of its post sales support if any.
(i have started liking this one... ;) )
 

dan4u

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Your Remarks to the below;
Getting a Normal ADSL+ Modem with WiFi and USB Port Router [which having DD-WRT/Tomato Support].

yea but what's the use of the usb port? and there's frequent connection drops, which is a major flaw in the 2750u.
 
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sumitgupta

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agree with dan4u, i have heard lots of issue in 2750u in other discussion forums about this.
Settling on TP Link TD-W8961ND... looking for gud deal online, offline i am getting it of about Rs.2150/- in kolkata (chandani market)
 

topgear

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the deal you are getting is the best .. the minimum price I've found online is Rs. 2.3k.

BTW, which shop is selling it form Rs.2.15k and if possible post a small review of this.
 
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sumitgupta

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I called they said me this price - 2.1k

Rahul Industrial Enterprises Pvt Ltd
+91 33 30227492
+91 9830064573
riepl@cal2.vsnl.net.in
30,C.R.Avenue,1st Floor,near Chandni Metro Stn,
Kolkata 700 012


Any other option to get more cheaper.. if you can suggest
as travelling to market and returning to saltlake will cost another 100 bucks.. So effective price would be 2.2k .. :p
 
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topgear

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I called they said me this price - 2.1k

Rahul Industrial Enterprises Pvt Ltd
+91 33 30227492
+91 9830064573
riepl@cal2.vsnl.net.in
30,C.R.Avenue,1st Floor,near Chandni Metro Stn,
Kolkata 700 012


Any other option to get more cheaper.. if you can suggest
as travelling to market and returning to saltlake will cost another 100 bucks.. So effective price would be 2.2k .. :p

thanks for the details ;-)

now if you can arrange for free shipping then it's the best deal :
TP-LINK DW8961 ADSL plus WIFI 300MBPS
 
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