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Title: DGL-5500 - BETA FIRMWARE 1.10 BUILD 09
Post by: Kakashi::. on October 04, 2013, 01:55:31 PM


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It is heavily advised not to use this beta firmware for any critical purpose.

Beta firmware is not supported through the normal support channels. All questions, comments and issues should be directed to this board.

Click the link below to access the DGL-5500 Beta firmware

Title: Re: DGL-5500 - BETA FIRMWARE 1.10 BUILD 09
Post by: FurryNutz on October 04, 2013, 02:00:46 PM
Thank you Kakashi  ;D

Let us know your experiences everyone...I'll be loading mine up today.

I recommend doing a factory reset before and after sending the file and setting the router up from scratch to get a good clean load and setup. Use IE or FF as mentioned in the FW Update Process sticky. If some of you want to do a dirty setup and upgrade instead of doing a factory reset first and load a saved config from file, please let us know your experiences as well.

Good Luck.

Title: Re: DGL-5500 - BETA FIRMWARE 1.10 BUILD 09
Post by: FurryNutz on October 04, 2013, 05:20:30 PM
Windows 7x32, IE10
Factory Reset, loaded FW. Factory reset then started Wizard setup.

My initial experiences:
1. Saw some Apature Fail Error when using the set up wizard and attempting to select Enable SB and ABE and selecting Speed Test. Saw nothing regarding the test was to begin or indication that it started.

2. Continual UI hang or crashing when I had the USB drive connected and modifying the web page. I finally disconnected for now.

3. Internet seems sluggish. Turned OFF ABE. Speed results are not good. Both Win and Mac.
(http://www.speedtest.net/result/3012865445.png) (http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/3012865445)
Ran manual speed test from router:
Download Speed(Mbps) :   40.59
Upload Speed(Mbps) :   2.40
Going to test with out router online PC to Motorola SB 6180: 6:30pm MST Friday
(http://www.speedtest.net/result/3012889181.png) (http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/3012889181)

Will factory reset 5500 and start from scratch.

Starting over from scratch using my Mac, and starting the wizard, SB tested the connection and results came back 10.26 down and 2.37 up.

After wizard completion and reboot on speedtest.net with SB and ABE ON:
9Mb down and 2Mb up.

Switched ABE OFF: 26.30Mb Down and 2.30Mb Up....Better.

Overall, new FW and router experiences are not good.  :(

Title: Re: DGL-5500 - BETA FIRMWARE 1.10 BUILD 09
Post by: FurryNutz on October 04, 2013, 09:00:48 PM
After setting up SSID and PW and leaving most everything else default, no IP reservations, ABE OFF and that was about it. I connected my roommate xbox 360 slim on 2.4Ghz and my 360 Elite was hard wired. We entered into a game and gaming was horrible. kept seeing intermittent dis-connection notices and lag was horrid. Gaming signal bars fluctuated between green to yellow to red. Up and down. Gaming was no good. I have to stop and disconnect the 5500 and put my 868L online until I can take a more look this weekend.
Speed test using 868L:
(http://www.speedtest.net/result/3014337697.png) (http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/3014337697)
Title: Re: DGL-5500 - BETA FIRMWARE 1.10 BUILD 09
Post by: FurryNutz on October 05, 2013, 03:25:46 PM
OK so I factory reset, resent FW, factory reset once more using OSX 10.7.5 and Safari on LAN wired connection. I left off my main switch and rest of wired devices while I waited for the SB speed test to finish.
Active Download Speed :   
40.49 Mbps
Active Upload Speed :   
2.42 Mbps
Status :   

Should be more up towards 50Mb on the down. Uplink seems good.

More testing to come.
2.4Ghz speed N mode test on OSX 10.7.5: 15-18ft distance
(http://www.speedtest.net/result/3014800575.png) (http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/3014800575)

5Ghz speed N mode test on OSX 10.7.5:
(http://www.speedtest.net/result/3014804445.png) (http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/3014804445)

LAN Wired to back of router from Mac Book Pro:
(http://www.speedtest.net/result/3014808986.png) (http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/3014808986)

Xbox 360 on 2.4Ghz using MS USB wireless adapter:
Initial game signal is full green and NAT is OPEN

Xbox 360 on 5Ghz using MS USB wireless adapter:
Initial game signal is full green and NAT is OPEN
Gaming was good.

Xbox 360 slim connected to a DIr-865L in bridge mode connected to the 5Ghz on the 5500:
Initial game signal is full green and NAT is OPEN

Will game with both xboxes tonite.

With ABE OFF and set manual UP 100.00 and Down 10.00 OSX 10.7.5
LAN Wired speed test:
(http://www.speedtest.net/result/3014847265.png) (http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/3014847265)

5Ghz N mode:
(http://www.speedtest.net/result/3014849722.png) (http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/3014849722)

2nd run test:
(http://www.speedtest.net/result/3014854157.png) (http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/3014854157)

2.4Ghz N mode:
(http://www.speedtest.net/result/3014851215.png) (http://www.speedtest.net/my-result/3014851215)
Title: Re: DGL-5500 - BETA FIRMWARE 1.10 BUILD 09
Post by: FurryNutz on October 06, 2013, 01:09:19 PM
SO we played several games last nite. Gaming was pretty good. Noticed that on most of the games, game signal was yellow bar and not full Green.

ABE was disabled.

I was using 2.4Ghz and roommate was using 5Ghz. I'll change to Wired LAN and re-test.
Title: Re: DGL-5500 - BETA FIRMWARE 1.10 BUILD 09
Post by: FurryNutz on October 10, 2013, 09:37:54 AM
Completed gaming testing with my xbox wired to the 5500 and my roommates connected via bridged 865L to the 5Ghz AC mode radio on the 5500.

Gaming was Good over all however gaming signal bars were not always Full 4 Green bars and saw several gaming with 3 Yellow bars and lag was experienced by roommate. After roommate went to bed I gamed a few more games and signal was full 4 green bars and gaming was good.

Not other devices were online. Just 2 xboxes and BO2.

DGL-5500 is going off line to test different router this evening.