Take a look at the two smallest Raspberry Pi Routers in existence: The DFRobot IoT Router Board Mini and the Seeed Studio Routerboard!

Along the way, learn about networking, OpenWRT, and how these two routerboards stack up against each other.

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DFRobot’s IoT Router Carrier Board Mini: https://www.dfrobot.com/product-2242.html
Seeed’s Dual Gigabit Carrier Board: https://www.seeedstudio.com/Rapberry-Pi-CM4-Dual-GbE-Carrier-Board-p-4874.html

GitHub issue for DFRobot Board: https://github.com/geerlingguy/raspberry-pi-pcie-devices/issues/114
GitHub issue for Seeed Board: https://github.com/geerlingguy/raspberry-pi-pcie-devices/issues/137

See all the PCI Express cards and CM4 boards I’m testing: https://pipci.jeffgeerling.com

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00:00 – Raspberry Pi Routers
00:55 – Tiny Routerboards
02:08 – Seeed Board overview
03:25 – DFRobot Board overview
04:24 – Getting OpenWRT working
06:24 – DFRobot test and benchmarks
08:54 – Seeed test and benchmarks
12:41 – WAP and WiFi Routing
13:28 – Verdict and 2.5 Gbps option?
14:17 – Outtakes