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20% off - GL.iNet GL-X750 4G LTE Router $169.60, B1300 Mesh Router $100.18 (Free Shipping w Prime) @ GL Technologies Amazon AU

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X750 Spitz 4G LTE Router $169.60 (Normal $212)
B1300 Convexa Mesh Router **$100.18 (Normal $125.34)

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B1300 Convexa Mesh Router $100.18 (Normal $125.34)

As far as I'm aware this is the only MESH system that runs on OpenWRT and yet still runs the underlying technology of all the other available MESH systems - Qualcomm WiFi SON. Because it's OpenWRT based you can play with the firmware using the OpenWRT repository to customise your install (OpenVPN/Wireguard, Adblock, MWan3, Transmission ). You can run either Gl.iNet's firmware, clean OpenWRT or Rooter however I believe that you'll get the best performance from Gl.iNet's own firmware because of the vendor network drivers compared to open source ones (and I'm not sure what happens with MESH if you don't use the Gl.iNet firmware probably have to install B.A.T.M.A.N ).

Has the same web based GUI as all their other products (with access to native Luci) and for remote management they also have a web based management platform; Goodcloud which even allows you to create a remote site SDN quite easily

Specifications
DUAL BAND AC GIGABIT ROUTER: Simultaneous dual band with wireless speed 400Mbps(2.4G)+867Mbps(5G),
Supports: MU-MIMO
MESH: Qualcomm Wi-Fi SON (Self-Organizing Network) mesh technology
Network: 3 X Gigabit Network Ports
USB: 1 X USB 3.0 Port
LARGER STORAGE: DDR3L 256MB RAM / 32MB FLASH ROM
Dimension / Weight: 117 x 117 x 35mm / 212g
OPEN SOURCE & PROGRAMMABLE: OpenWrt pre-installed, backed by software repository.
VPN CLIENT: OpenVPN and Wireguard client pre-installed, compatible with 20+ VPN service providers.
PACKAGE CONTENTS: GL-B1300 router (1-year Warranty), Aus Power adapter, power cable, Ethernet cable and User Manual.

If you do purchase remember to upgrade to the latest "testing" firmware when you receive it.

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Spitz X-750 4G LTE router $169.60 (Normal $212)

This unit is preconfigured with the Quectel EP06-E (Cat 6 support) mini-PCIe LTE modem card (you can swap out with other mini-PCIe cards however you will have to diassemble, be VERY careful with the uFL connectors (don't ask me how I know 😉) and void your warranty. May be useful if you need to change bands/country)

The EP06-E has band support for all the Aussie Telcos: FDD LTE: B1/B3/B5/B7/B8/B20/B28/B32 TDD LTE: B38/B40/B41 WCDMA: B1/B3/B5/B8 (yes even the "illusive" band 28 (700Mhz) 😁 )

No internal battery option but you can run off an appropriate power bank/car adapter (12v/1.5A) with the appropriate connector cable (USB A to barrel connector)

2 external 5 DBi LTE antenna with standard SMA connectors so you can easily replace the antennae if required. 2 DBi WiFi antennae are internal.

Does everything the other GL.iNet range do so can still be used in a WISP repeater situation but with the inclusion of the build in 4G LTE modem for connectivity.

Note: This prebuilt configuration does NOT include the optional Built-in Bluetooth or Zigbee Module

Smart 4G LTE router
QCA9531@650MHz
AC750 300Mbps(2.4GHz)+433Mbps(5GHz).
OpenWrt/LEDE pre-installed
OpenVPN and WireGuard pre-installed
128MB RAM, 16MB NOR Flash
Up to 128GB MicroSD slot
USB 2.0 port
Two 10/100 Ethernet ports
PACKAGE CONTENTS: Spitz (GL-X750) router with 1-year limited warranty, Quectel EP06-E 4G module pre-installed, Aus Power Supply, USB cable, Ethernet cable and user manual.

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Comments

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    Interested in the Spitz X-750 4G LTE router, would this be a noticeable upgrade in 4G speed without sacrificing WiFi signal range, to my ASUS AC68u with E3372 usb dongle plugged in?
    Thanks

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      In terms of LTE speed theoretically it should be better as it's a Cat6 card inside while your E3372 is only Cat4. That being said there's so many factors like the tower you attach too, what bands it supports, if it even supports CA… So on and so on. You would have the ability to lock the Spitz to a particular band(s) which MIGHT help. I do tend to get better speeds from my Spitz than my MW41CL and MF910Z MiFis (both Cat4 devices) which MIGHT be attributable to the Cat6 card but also the external antennae. You can easily put something like an external directional antenna on the Spitz as it's just standard SMA connectors. Sorry can't be more specific. In short YMMV. 😉

      If you found the wifi lacking but the LTE speeds better in the Spitz you could just turn its internal wifi off and connect to your Asus via cable and just use as an LTE source and your Asus for Wifi. You would have the advantage then of being able to place the Spitz in "optimal" reception (e.g. Near a window facing the tower) and the Asus for optimal WiFi (middle of room/house) but this would depend on how things are setup in your home for wiring.

      Ironically where I'm staying at the moment I swapped the Spitz for my MW41CL connected to a B1300 as the Spitz LTE was "too fast" and thus was streaming in higher definitions so I went back to the slower MW41CL to conserve my (limited) data usage 😂

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    Bought, thanks OP.

    BTW re. "the Spitz LTE was "too fast" and thus was streaming in higher definitions", doesn't OpenWrt have throttling?

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    How does this compare with the google mesh wifi system ?

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      Haven't got Google WiFi so can't compare. As per above for me the "kicker" is it's OpenWRT based. I have a 3 node mesh which has greatly improved my coverage. On two of the nodes I have shared storage, run Transmission for torrents on one, and have adblock running on the master.

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    No deal on the slate?

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