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Upgrading from Gen 1 router to the I424WR GigE router?

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Re: Upgrading from Gen 1 router to the I424WR GigE router?

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@viafax999 wrote:

@tns_2 wrote:

You do want to get off the gen 1 router to newer Verizon router.  Preferably on their dime.  You can definitely get a better wireless router or access point then Verizon supplies.  Wireless-AC are the newest but still fairly expensive.  Lots of choices for Wireless-N.  If you have TV service you pretty much must have a Verizon router in your setup.


No real need to get rid of the gen 1 router as it provides a perfectly adequate gateway,... 



Gen 1's have a very small nat table see http://www.dslreports.com/faq/16233

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Re: Upgrading from Gen 1 router to the I424WR GigE router?

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I just got a new Actiontec M1424WR Rev I from Verizon.

 

Reading these forums, I see multiple references to various Generations.

 

Can't find any reference to which Generation mine is.  Can anyone help me discover the answer??

 

Many thanks.

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Re: Upgrading from Gen 1 router to the I424WR GigE router?

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Rev I is the latest.  It is the only M1424WR that is "n" compatible.

 

EDIT

My last statement is incorrect.  Left in so following comment makes sense.

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@walt178 wrote:

Rev I is the latest.  It is the only M1424WR that is "n" compatible.


Not sure why you san only the I is "n" compatible.  F of course is only draft N, but what about the rev G?

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@tns_2 wrote:

@walt178 wrote:

Rev I is the latest.  It is the only M1424WR that is "n" compatible.


Not sure why you san only the I is "n" compatible.  F of course is only draft N, but what about the rev G?


You are correct.  Don't recall where I got that, but I believed it without verifying.  Which was really easy to do.

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