Wireless Routers

  yabeeb 14:00 31 Dec 08


Can anyone recommend a good wireless router for under £50?

Are Thomson 585 v7's any good?


  chub_tor 16:00 31 Dec 08

This is just about the most popular wireless router there is click here

  spuds 16:10 31 Dec 08

Thomson/Alcetal do make good products, but do a Google search and also check the Thomson website for possible known problems, before making a purchase.

A further tip perhaps. Do not purchase any opened boxes from computer retail outlets, they could be customer returns for whatever reason!.

  harps1h 18:50 31 Dec 08

click here

used this for 4 years now not a problem

  oldbeefer2 19:14 31 Dec 08

More than happy with my 585. Much better than the Netgear I had before (although others swear by the NG!).

  The Kestrel 20:46 31 Dec 08

I have had a Netgear 834G for 4 or 5 years now and it has never given me a single problem in all those years. The wireless range is good too, we have computers upstairs and down and all receive a good strength signal.

  iscanut2 10:08 01 Jan 09

Me too, have always used NG834G with never any problems.

  yabeeb 11:01 01 Jan 09

Thanks. I see with Be Broadband you get a free wireless modem when you sign up.

Worth a try or waste of time??

  The Kestrel 11:48 01 Jan 09

Quite a numbert of ISPs will give you a wireless modem if you sign up for a minimum contract, usually 1year. click here to compare the various offers around at present.

  HondaMan 16:49 01 Jan 09

I use the same Belkin model as harps1h. Brilliant bit if kit. No faults at all with router and I would thoroughly recommend it

  NoBob 20:38 01 Jan 09

+1 for the NETGEAR DG834G.

Had mine for a couple of years now.

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