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Old 06-14-2019, 11:58 AM   #1
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What's on your router?

This came up in the Cord Cutting thread, so I thought I would start this..

I have a TPLink router. I have a printer and NAS hard wired to the router. I have three Kasa switches and four Kasa plugs via wifi. I have four Mi plusg by wifi. At any given time there are three Roku's, two computers, one laptop, two phones, and two tablets connected to the wifi. I believe one of the Rokus may be wired, I switch back and fourth. There is also another router that goes to a guest house, there is a Roku hooked up to it, and several other devices from time to time.

Edit: Forgot there are three IP cameras hooked up by wifi also.
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My wife and I each have a desktop hardwired to the router. Everything else is wifi: 2 phones, 2 Rokus, 1 Smart TV, 1 Tablet, 1 Printer. No internet fridge yet.
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Old 06-14-2019, 12:19 PM   #3
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3 point Google WiFi router.

Everything attached via WiFi.

ecobee3 smart thermostat
2 smart garage door openers
Sprinkler system
1 security camera with cloud storage
4 FireTV Boxes
3 printers (ink jet, black laser, color laser)
4 WeMo light switches
Apple HomePod (controls wemo switches by voice)
1 Echo Dot
5 iPhones
5 ipads
2 Windows laptops
2 Ford Sync System cars via WiFi when in the garage

I think we have too many gadgets/devices..face palm...
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Cable modem, connected to a Netgear Router (WiFi disabled).

Port 1: Desktop computer
Port 2: VOIP phone adapter
Port 3: Network switch connected to Brother printer and Xerox color laser printer.
Port 4: Connects to a network switch under the house:

The network switch connects to:

Port 1: My daughters computer
Port 2: The TV in the living room
Port 3: The network media player in the living room
Port 4: TP Link wireless router in our attic for WiFi access to the whole house and back patio.
Port 5-8: Various ethernet ports around the house.

WiFi connections include three tablets, three cell phones, and a Roku player.
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My Network Devices

Hardwired to the main router:
- 2 traditional routers configured as WiFi access points and for additional ethernet connections around the house
- a 6-node mesh WiFi network
- Obi-200 VoIP adapter for home phone service
- desktop PC
- 3 Fire TV streaming boxes
- 1 printer

On WiFi:
- 2 Echo (Alexa) devices
- 2 smartphones (plus family when they come over)
- 4 Alexa-enabled smart plugs (to control 3 lamps and the Christmas tree)
- 1 Wyze camera on the front porch (plan to add another soon)
- 1 Chromecast
- Anova Sous Vide (when in use)
- 1 rarely-used laptop
- 1 old Nook that DW uses to read books
- our Subaru Forester (when in range)
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This thread is in the Travel Information forum?
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Well. duh........wi-fi signals have to travel you know
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4 adults, 2 young children, 3500 sq ft on 3 floors

Verizon FiOS 50 mbps, ~10 ms ping, no significant packet loss

Netgear R7000 router (basement)
Netgear R8000 in wireless access point mode (2nd floor, wired)
2 Ubiquiti access points (1st floor, wired)
1 16 port Ubiquiti switch
3 5 port switches

4 phones
4 desktops (wired)
4 notebooks
7 tablets
3 TVs
2 HDHomerun Primes
1 XBox
1 Nvidia Shield
2 Nintendo Switches
1 PlayStation (not currently attached)
1 Blu-ray disk player
1 Amplifier
1 Printer
3 Echos
1 security camera (not currently in use)

I use the router to assign IP addresses to all network denizens so that I can quickly find any 'unknowns' that attach to the network.
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Hard wired:
Lacrosse temperature monitoring
Ooma VOIP phone

Wi-fi:
Blink camera system - 3 cameras connect to master module which connects to router
Two Sensi thermostats
3 Fire TVs (no smart tvs yet)
Echo Dot
Dish TV Hopper
Two laptops
One printer
Three tablets
Two cellphones + occasionally guest cellphones
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My router only has 3 ethernet ports on back, so I added an 8 port switch. I don't use all the ports.

My setup as of today is:

Router (hardwire)
1) ooma
2) desktop (Windows)
3) connects to switch

Switch (hardwire)
1) FireTV
2) linux desktop (when I get around to setting up desktop)
3) hardwire connecting to linux laptop

Wifi
1) smart plug - (remote computer power up when I travel )
2) smart plug - cat camera
3) smartphone and laptop
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Well. duh........wi-fi signals have to travel you know
I thought it had to do with getting my kicks on Router 66.
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What's on your router?

A buncha stuff.

Honestly I wouldn't know where to start. Computer, Kindle, iPad, phone, TV's, scads of video game consoles, my washer, and probably three times that number of things that have slipped my mind. Plus, F has my router login info (and vice versa) in case something goes wrong and we can't get online using our own system. Living right next door to each other does have its advantages.

To continue, my refrigerator, thermostat, and door locks are not online and I don't have Alexa or a "smart" house in general.
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Too many to list.

Only four items hard wired right now: an iMac, a TiVo, a Tablo, and an Apple TV.

Wireless has over 30 items. A couple of interesting ones include a Rachio irrigation system, and the bathroom floor heater.
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According to my device manager on my router software, there are 14 devices currently connected to our router. Looking at the list is see however that our WEMO devices are not included in that list. We have seven WEMO switches in addition to the 14 mentioned...
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Two Apple TVs, a security camera, and two printers are directly connected. All computers (many) and iOS devices (also many) are connected via WiFi. We have several convenient jacks for direct connection to the router but rarely use them.
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Ooops! It was suppose to be in Other.
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What's on your router?

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Let's see, wired:

* 2 TiVos
* 3 Rokus
* 2 TVs
* 1 Onkyo AV receiver
* 1 Wii
* 1 XBox
* 1 DVD/BR carousel player
* 1 Arlo base station
* 1 Smartthings hub
* 1 Vonage ATA (basically the VoIP router)
* 1 Win10 PC (a desktop next to the router)
* 1 SolarCity PowerGuide (remote interface)
* 1 QNAP NAS

Wireless:
* 3 cell phones
* 4 laptops
* 1 Surface Pro tablet
* 2 Kindles (1 Fire, 1 Paperwhite)
* 1 printer
* 4 Amazon Echoes (well, 2 Echoes, 2 Dots)
* 1 Google Home
* 1 Honeywell thermostat
* 2 Chromecasts
* 1 Asus Zenwatch
* 1 smart lock
* 1 TP-Link Kasa smart plug
(Also 1 Arlo camera, but I think technically it connects to the base station using ad hoc wifi, like the Roku remotes)
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20 devices have reserved address on the router.
4 wired and 4 wireless devices are active.
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