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Re: RBK753 vs RBK753s

ihsteven
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RBK753 vs RBK753s

Does anyone know what the difference is between the rbk753 and the rbk753s ? 

 

https://www.netgear.com/orbi/rbk753s.aspx (S model)

https://www.netgear.com/orbi/rbk753.aspx (regular one)

 

-Steven

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kildare
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Re: RBK753 vs RBK753s

RBK753s : 1 year Armor subscription included

RBK753: Armor free trial period only

 

"s" probably means "subscription".

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kildare
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Re: RBK753 vs RBK753s

RBK753s : 1 year Armor subscription included

RBK753: Armor free trial period only

 

"s" probably means "subscription".

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FURRYe38
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Re: RBK753 vs RBK753s

S=Security. 

Nothing different HW wise.

Orbi AC has a same thing. 

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ihsteven
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Re: RBK753 vs RBK753s

You guys are awesome.  Thanks for the fast updates!

 

-Steven

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FURRYe38
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Re: RBK753 vs RBK753s

Smiley Wink

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coldkeyes
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Re: RBK753 vs RBK753s

Hello; I had a question about Port Triggering/Port Forwarding

is there a limit on how many you can do on the RBK573 and RBK573s?

I am looking to be able to play games on xbox live, psn, steam, origin, uplay and make sure to get reliable twitch streaming connection

Can someone confirm this for me please?

I am looking to buy a high end powerful router for my network

I have ATT Uverse and I have 120mb down and 20mb upload speeds

I hate the modem gateway unit so much; I can't stand it having no port triggering/port forwarding options

So I want to know before I purchase this either the RBK753 or RBK753s

 

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BlueSurf
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Re: RBK753 vs RBK753s

I bought the RBK753S about 3 weeks ago at Costco.  It has the router and two satelites.  I paid on sale in the store $449.00, paid tax and bought from Netgear additional two years total coverage and Technical support. (All in total was $570.00) I turned off the Armor Protection.  I found it blocking websites I always use, and there should be a popup asking me what I want. Nope no pop up. I have Norton Security suite from Comcast.  I also have Malwarebytes Corporate.  If they FIX Armor I'll reconsider using it too.  My  RBK753S is OUTSTANDING!

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FURRYe38
Guru

Re: RBK753 vs RBK753s

All the 7 series are the same accept the the addiional RBS 752 vs 753. THe code base is the same between the 7 and 8 series. 

I don't use Port Triggering or Forwording for gaming. Just uPnP and set NAT Filter for OPEN works for two game consoles. 


@coldkeyes wrote:

Hello; I had a question about Port Triggering/Port Forwarding

is there a limit on how many you can do on the RBK573 and RBK573s?

I am looking to be able to play games on xbox live, psn, steam, origin, uplay and make sure to get reliable twitch streaming connection

Can someone confirm this for me please?

I am looking to buy a high end powerful router for my network

I have ATT Uverse and I have 120mb down and 20mb upload speeds

I hate the modem gateway unit so much; I can't stand it having no port triggering/port forwarding options

So I want to know before I purchase this either the RBK753 or RBK753s

 


 

 

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FURRYe38
Guru

Re: RBK753 vs RBK753s

For any Armor questions or problems seen, Please post about this in the Armor app forum:
https://community.netgear.com/t5/NETGEAR-Armor/bd-p/en-home-armor

Good Luck.


@BlueSurf wrote:

I bought the RBK753S about 3 weeks ago at Costco.  It has the router and two satelites.  I paid on sale in the store $449.00, paid tax and bought from Netgear additional two years total coverage and Technical support. (All in total was $570.00) I turned off the Armor Protection.  I found it blocking websites I always use, and there should be a popup asking me what I want. Nope no pop up. I have Norton Security suite from Comcast.  I also have Malwarebytes Corporate.  If they FIX Armor I'll reconsider using it too.  My  RBK753S is OUTSTANDING!


 

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coldkeyes
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Re: RBK753 vs RBK753s

I port trigger for things like steam, origin, uplay, and xbox live

I always do port triggers

However I was wondering if anyone knows it has limits on how many I can do

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FURRYe38
Guru

Re: RBK753 vs RBK753s

I find the following listed on my RBRs Help Center link at the bottom of the page for PF and PT:

"Port Assignment

You can make up to 20 different port assignments for Internet services, applications, or games. In the Service Name lists, you can select a service, an application, or a game. If you do not see an item that you want to use in any of the lists, check with the software or game developer for the correct port numbers to use."

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