ASUS Router WL-500gPremium

  JMAndrews 10:34 AM 06 Jan 12

Can I use this router to access my sky broadband service. It only supports PPPoe.

  mgmcc 11:02 AM 06 Jan 12

ASUS' own website appears not to detail the specs of this router. This page has some rather weird details, such as "LAN: 1.0 x IEEE1284 (EPP/ECP) - 4 pin USB Type A", suggesting a USB port with EPP/ECP capabilities, which are Parallel Port settings.

It also appears to be a Cable/DSL Router, i.e. with no built-in Modem, and it is my understanding that Sky broadband requires a modem/router that has been customised for their service.

  JMAndrews 12:33 PM 06 Jan 12

Thank you for your help i was not aware that it did not have a modem, it was given to me by a friend. I think it is now destined for a charity shop.

Thaks again.


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