Cloudflare released access to their DNS service on the 1st of April 2018. I’ve been using it on my router since it was released. I’ve decided to run some basic tests on the DNS popular services available to the general public.
The performance and features of the Asus Dual WAN varies per build that Asus releases, I recommend using the latest stable build released by Merlin, though in the screenshots below I am using 384.3_alpha3-g0462c71. You can find Merlins builds here: https://asuswrt.lostrealm.ca/ Beware that Merlin has no control over Dual WAN, so issues will need to be reported […]
The Netgear DM200 is relatively simple to set up for use with BT VDSL (BT fibre products). The DM200 is a modem + router combo but does not have wireless access. TL;DR: DM200 is very slow to setup the first time. Change it to Modem only mode and configure your chosen router with ISP settings.
It is possible to use the BT Smart Hub (aka homehub 6) with your own third party router. However, if you connect the BT Smart Hub straight to your router without changing some of the settings you will most likely encounter issues. I won’t list the reasons that you would want to use a third party router, […]
The bundled drivers for the A6210 and the ones listed on Netgears site were giving me constant disconnects, saying my connection was limited or failing to connect at all. I have only tested this fix on Windows 10, by using the drivers and settings below I have managed to eliminate the constant issues I was having with […]
Today I was sorting through my cupboard as I really needed a late spring clean, when I stumbled upon an old Belkin Play Max router. I remember I bricked this router a couple of years ago and never bothered trying to fix it.