[ILUG-BOM] [OT] Recommendation for Wi-Fi AP.

Binand Sethumadhavan binand at gmail.com
Wed Jan 30 01:59:04 EST 2013

You did not mention budget.

At office, I recently picked up this one:


Great unit; support for upto 4 SSIDs, fantastic radio range. A bit on the
pricey side. Supports all the features you list. Don't know about DD-WRT.


On 30 January 2013 12:07, Arun Khan <knura9 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Greetings,
> I am looking for Wi-Fi AP that:
> 1. Is stable (does not require frequent reboot or power OFF/ON)
> 2. Supports 802.11 b/g/n
> 3. Supports up to WPA2-Enterprise (RADIUS auth)  - a *must*
> 4. Has external Antenna
> Desirable - Accepts DD-WRT / OpenWRT images.
> Many list members may be using these Wi-Fi features in their own
> office / home and I would appreciate if you could share you
> experience.
> Please mention brand/model.
> PS - There are lot of brands claiming features and performance.
> Unfortunately, they can be verified only after one has purchased such
> an unit.   In the past, I have used Linksys and Buffalo.  Linksys has
> been OK but with internal antenna, range is suspect (at least in my
> experience).   The Buffalo APs, on paper have great feature and few
> models do accept DD-WRT firmware.  However, I have had heating issues
> - over a period of time the WLAN would disappear.  The only way I
> could solve it was to power them OFF, let it cool and then power them
> ON.  Buffalo was great in the RMA dept. but the brand new replacements
> had the same problem.
> TIA,
> -- Arun Khan
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