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NETGEAR WNR3500L-100NAS 802.11b/g/n RangeMax Wireless-N Gigabit router up to 300Mbps/ DD-WRT Open Source support/ USB x1
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: Not too expensive and I can run Tomato on it. Has lots of RAM compared to bargain basement routers.

Cons: This router has absolutely no open source support beyond what any other router has, in fact it has less. OpenWRT won't run on it becuase of the type of flash memory it has (or how it's addressed or something), and Netgear themselves have done ABSOLUTELY NOTHING to further open source development of this router. It runs Linux, like many other routers and the kernel sources are available, which is the case with almost every router they manufacture. I don't know why they stuck "Open Source support" in all the marketing material when literally the only difference between this router and any other is the fact that it says "Open Source support" on the box.

Seriously, do some research before purchasing a router for use with a router OS such as OpenWRT, DD-WRT, or Tomato, and don't buy this one.

Other Thoughts: While I will consider purchasing another Netgear router in the future, I certainly won't rely on their marketing material.

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Tripp Lite Wall-Mount 2-Post Open Frame Rack, 8U / 12U / 22U Expandable Low-Profile Switch-Depth (SRWO8U22)
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 day to 1 week

3 out of 5 eggs Poorly tapped holes, poor quality control 02/19/2015

This review is from: Tripp Lite Wall-Mount 2-Post Open Frame Rack, 8U / 12U / 22U Expandable Low-Profile Switch-Depth (SRWO8U22)

Pros: Cheap, other cheap open-frame or wall-mount racks have worse problems if you read the reviews

Cons: I've purchased two of these, the first one which was not purchased from Newegg was perfectly fine. This one which I just purchased and assembled Feb, 2015 has a couple problems. The screw-holes for mounting equipment are poorly tapped, screws will turn very easily into some but are difficult to screw into others. If you're mounting a lot of equipment it's best to use a screw gun or you'll find yourself with a worn-out arm.

Another problem I had was in the assembly. There were two holes in the bottom of the base which just would not line up with the holes in the vertical rail on the left side. Rather than spend 1/3 of what I paid for this to ship it back or to Tripp Lite to likely receive another defective one I drilled the holes out a bit larger. I was VERY annoyed.

Other Thoughts: Would still purchase again.

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NETGEAR WNR3500L-100NAS 802.11b/g/n RangeMax Wireless-N Gigabit router up to 300Mbps/ DD-WRT Open Source support/ USB x1
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  • neweggOwned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: One of them still works. Haven't tried DD-WRT or OpenWRT yet.

Cons: None. QoS doesn't work very well and one of them is completely dead 33 days after purchase from here so I can't return it. It was only hooked up and running for about two weeks and one day there were no lights on at all, I tried a different AC adapter but still no lights. I won't buy any more of these, the money I spent on two to get one could have bought me a better one with a warranty.

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Travis H.'s Profile

Display Name: Travis H.

Date Joined: 10/23/05

  • Reviews: 3
  • Helpfulness: 2
  • First Review: 10/14/14
  • Last Review: 10/19/15
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