Any Black Friday Router Deals?

looking to get a new router for few hundred, any good black friday deals atm for any?


  • Router Price Store
    Ubiquiti USG UniFi Security Enterprise Gateway Router with Gigabit Ethernet $166 Ebay Plus
    New AU Asus RT-AC68U Dual Band Wireless AC1900 Gigabit Router $187 Ebay Plus
    Netgear RAX20 AX1800 WiFi 6 4-Stream Wireless Dual band Quad Core Home Router $260 Ebay Plus
    Ubiquiti UDM UniFi Dream Machine $475 Ebay
    Ubiquiti UniFi Dream Machine Pro $559 Ebay Plus

    You will need to be an eBay Plus member to access these deals, but the UDM does not require any code.

    Use code PLUSBF20 for the discounted price shown above.

    There are some TP-Link deals as well but I've avoid putting them in due to security risk.

    • tyty i bought the netgear one, much appreciated

      • You do realise, of course, that No Username set up that table to make you choose that particular router? It's a well-known marketing trick.

    • What is the TP-Link security risk? Or did you mean Tenda?

      • Both are a security risk. TP Link having Remote Code Execution, Session Hijacks, Un Patched Zero Days and Exposed FTP. Tenda doesn't enforce AES and have actually started removing the ability to set AES on their newer models. Both brands have trending tags on IoT Pwned sites

        • Is that with all TP-Link routers or is it only specific models?

          • @Twix: Only some. But the way the backdoors are implemented suggest they are put their on purpose by the CCP. As now a days more and more citizens in China are discovering ways to bypass China's VPN Blocking Policy. Having backdoors allows the CCP to track their usage again.

            • @No Username: Thanks I'll do some research.

            • @No Username:

              As now a days more and more citizens in China are discovering ways to bypass China's VPN Blocking Policy. Having backdoors allows the CCP to track their usage again.

              That doesn't make any sense… VPNs are typically(!) configured at the host/OS level in a home environment, and all the router would see is the encrypted traffic. The exact same encrypted traffic the ISP end of the connection would see.

              • @elusive: Most of the time this is true but some devices have exposed vulnerabilities that allow VPN protocols such as OpenVPN, WireGuard, and IKEv2/IPSec tunnels to be hijacked by the person sniffing on the network. If you run un configured Linux, Rooted or Jailbroken device having a VPN is already useless if you are trying to keep your data private as the device has full root privileges which allows for arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2019-14899) is mostly patched but a lot of people are still vulnerable if you do a net scan. Also many people don't update to the latest iOS or macOS updates. If you're running Security Update 2020-004 then you're fine until a new exploits is discovered. Everything is hackable. When you can't decrypt something just find an exploit. Just like how Bit Locker can be defeated with a simple USB boot.

  • I bought the "Netgear RAX20 AX1800 WiFi 6" some months ago, was kind of disappointing am using as my "extended" home network only.
    Also bought the "Ubiquiti UniFi Dream Machine Pro" from (official store?), it has been delivered today to the office but I haven't installed it yet, I wouldn't by it for home use though.
    Also looking for a new router for my home.

    • Ubiquiti don't have an official Australian store. UBWH Australia is a reseller.

      • I would also like to know why you would not use the Dream Machine Pro at home. I was actually considering it for home. On a side note, although Ubiquiti is owned by a US company, their products are actually manufactured in China, like most things are.

    • why wouldnt you use it for home?

      • I don't have a rack at home, the UDM Pro version is designed to be installed on a rack, not prevents you to leave it on a desk though but it doesn't make sense to me, for a home use the UDM (non Pro version) makes more sense.
        I ended up buying:
        ASUS RT-AC86U Wi-Fi AC2900
        AUD 212 from (shipped from the UK store though)