Unhappy with your DSL speed? Physically separate your LinkSys router from the modem by 2-3 feet and power cycle. Amazingly, we got 50% more speed this way. Apparently, there is some kind of body chemistry between LinkSys routers and some modems (ours is Zyxel) – an EMF bleed that interoperates in just the wrong way. We’ve always stacked these things before, no problem. But no longer. Amazing.
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I wish I had known that sooner.
Or maybe just a nice piece of aluminum foil…..
Yeah, I can’t help but to think that proper shielding would do the trick, and that I ought to be able to put a slab of lead between them or something.
What was the distance before? Now it’s 2-3 meter, otherwhise 5+ or shorter than 2-3 meter?
Before? They were orginally stacked. Now they’re about a meter apart.