Hardware advise (cheap, good support and available in Germany)

Problem might be the wrong word. I just rather want to check that first before I order, so maybe I can directly get the correct plug instead of needing to use an adapter (which I don't like that much) or buying a fitting plug (which is expensive).

In this case you can be certain that Xiaomi will come with a Chinese plug.

Most likely, but there are traders at least on Aliexpress who ship with a EU plug. But probably you are right.

My vote would go for the ea6350 wrt1900ac wrt3200acm.

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You mean WRT190ACS

They seem to be all good devices, but I was looking for cheap ones.

I got a reply from the shop now and they confirmed there will be a EU plug coming with the Xiaomi Router 3G. So I just ordered this device, as it seems to currently offer the most performance for the lowest price. I will see, how well and stable OpenWrt will run on it, but it looks very promising.

Thanks for all your advises and suggestions!

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https://wikidevi.com/wiki/TP-LINK_Archer_C2600_v1.x

TP-Link Archer C2600 - used 54,90 EUR

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WRT32X for 127€ + UK/EU adapter (1€) https://www.mydealz.de/deals/linksys-wrt32x-ac3200-amazon-uk-1413088
Rock stable with Davidc502- wrt1200ac wrt1900acx wrt3200acm wrt32x builds

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ClearFog Pro is available - OpenWrt does provide images for this.
https://www.solid-run.com/product-category/marvell-family/clearfog-base-pro/

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I already ordered the Xiaomi Router 3G, but probably a nice and powerful device! I also saw some older Fritz!Boxes there on eBay for around 25€ (7360 and 7390). Especially the 7390 seemed to offer pretty decent hardware for the price. Unfortunately there currently is no OpenWrt Port for it available, which might be useful, since it ran out of support by AVM recently.


A nice deal, I guess, although too expensive for me.


Same here, I wanted a cheap device, this costs around 200€.

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I have been using TP-Link Archer C7 version 8.0 for past few month. Super happy with my experience so I'll recommend that.

Goes for around 4200 INR or 60 USD

There is no Archer C7 v 8.0 !?

Well, the dsl chip is just complete garbage on this device with the original fritz os. Just dont plan using it on vectoring. Better check on Ebay Kleinanzeige for second hand 4040 (~45€) as core router with openwrt and 7362sl as dsl router/modem (free - 20€) with original os.

Given the currency, I would guess it's an Indian-market device. TP-Link is still cashing on on the Archer C7 brand, apparently. There are much better devices available in that price range, including multi-core ARM, ipq40xx-based units.

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Here is the version, I am using. https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32757591741.html

Most of this thread has been recommending Router 3g or archer 2600. What devices are you referring to? I am looking to get another router. So, Maybe will try something other than C7.

Please mind that this topic is about routers which are available in Germany.
If you are searching a router yourself, but not in Germany, please open a new topic.

Okay, I'll do that. Thanks.

I already ordered the Xiaomi Router 3G. Personally I don't need a modem.

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