Replacement for Speedtouch 585i Wireless Router

  Border View 21:21 25 Mar 08
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I recently purchased a D-Link Wireless router to replace my 3Com. Very disappointed with the D-Link performance.

A Thompson Speedtouch 585 has been recommended as being very stable for someone who is quite a distance for the Exchange.

I've done various searches, but it would appear that the 585 is no longer available. Can anyone recommend a replacement for the 585.

  Dipso 21:49 25 Mar 08

Hi Barmoor, I've only just figured out how to get back on here!

I got my Speedtouch from click here They are B grade but are like new. They aren't showing as available just now but they may be doing a stock take, if you ring them they may actually be in stock.

I don't know how you feel about Ebay but there a few knocking around on there too.

I notice they have brought out a v7 version click here. but I can't vouch for this as I don't know anyone who has tried it out yet.

  Border View 11:01 26 Mar 08

Problem solived. Been onto Zen this morning (my ISP) and they came up trumps. New Speedtouch 585 due to arrive tomorrow or Friday. Plus I get their technical support.

  Dipso 16:59 26 Mar 08

Excellent! Post back with your findings.

  Border View 23:39 27 Mar 08

As mentioned in my other post my speedtouch arrived today 24 hours after ordering from Zen. Following installation sync speed returned to 2496 straight away. Obviously the D-link not too hot on long distance from exchange. Its going back to Argos tomorrow.

Will post again after about a week to let you know what actual download speeds I achieve.

  woodchip 23:51 27 Mar 08

Just posted you in other Forum

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