About the Hardware Questions and Recommendations category


Questions, advice and recommendations about which hardware to buy, performance, hardware-dependent functionality, hacking/modding of the devices etc.

  • Which hardware to chose for OpenWrt?
  • First see Table of Hardware: Ideal for OpenWrt; if you are undecided...
  • ...then ask in this forum category for advice regarding your specific usecase.
  • Make sure to clearly describe your expectations in regards to RAM/Flash, LAN/Wifi speed, USB and other ports, and last but not least, how much you are willing to pay for your new hardware.
  • Hardware-dependent functionality: Multi-Processor, PLC, ...
  • Hardware hacking/modding: Adding more flash, a USB port, relays for switching high voltage/current, and other useful stuff. Ask questions or present your hardware hacking project.