Synology RT1900ac : Unbox and Overview

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Been looking for new router for some time, due to stock Unifi router needed to be restart once a while (dull connection) and perform very bad while there are 10 – 13 devices connected. Nowadays, one peoples easily got up to 3 devices: a smartphone, tablet and a laptop, with a NAS Synology DS115j and MiBox connected, any device that doing update or streaming video will caused all others experiencing slow connection.

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After done some study and go through specs and features of Routers that fit in my budget around RM 400 – RM 700. Decided to give Synology Router a try, since the DS115j serve me very well and user interface still looks very fresh after all these years.

Synology Setting: RT1900ac Router and DS115j

The setup of my home network with RT1900ac to Unifi is not as smooth as i think, connection between Router and Synology DS115j also took me sometime to figure out the problem. However, all have sorted out and working perfectly now. Below are the progress and settings,

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Firware: according to C-Zone staff from Digital Mall Petaling Jaya, Synology RT1900ac does not support Unifi out of the box, means it will not support Unifi straight away if you bought it new from somewhere else. The router firmware need to be update to the new version, but it will be a problem to update because can’t connect to internet in the first place. Fortunately, friendly staff helped me to flash the firmware, the process took around 20 minutes.

Recover Unifi Pppoe Username and Password for TRG212M Router

Thousand Thanks to Mr. amjed wrote this blog post, it save me from calling the never-ending-music-playing TM operators. Refer original post from Mr. amjed for detailed step-by-step instruction: recover pppoe password TRG212M UNIFI

Guess what, it works perfectly for me! Now i’m able to connect my newly bought Synology RT1900ac router to the internet.
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Steps in brief as below,
i) open Chrome browser, go to 192.168.0.1, log-in
ii) lick on “Wizard” tab, then start
iii) press F12 to bring out developer console
iv) go to console tab and type document.getElementById('INPUT_PppoePsd').value, press Enter and the password will be display

iPhone 7 Plus: Overview, Tips and Settings

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It’s been a while haven’t use latest iOS product since the iPhone 5S and iPad mini. Current android phones line up doesn’t impressed me much, some comes with either dual-lens or water resistant, some looks 90% iPhone alike and biggest problem still, lousy system update support for all 5 android devices i got for now.