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    1. BrianS 6 days ago

      As a reminder, what's left of AdTrap's support is located here:

      http://getadtrap.freshdesk.com/support/home

      No idea if they still reply.

    2. BrianS on September 19

      @Jamie, they never released source code as far as I know. They were actually kind of cagey about releasing a restore image, which is why I put one up earlier in the comments.

      @Cam, I never really saw any marketing efforts from AdTrap, so it just kind of faded from memory once the kickstarter ran it's course. The PiHole does what this product should have done. https://pi-hole.net/ (And it doesn't double-NAT your network)

    3. Jamie
      Superbacker
      on August 28

      Duh. you can ssh in as your user account and elevate from there.

    4. Jamie
      Superbacker
      on August 21

      I keep looking at this hardware and thinking it should still be useful (duel gig Nics) .. wasn't this meant to be an Open Source project? Any one ever see a source link at all? or get root access to the device?

    5. Colin Pelletier on July 28

      Dear Kickstarter and their projects,

      Well, I must start off by saying that the idea of Kickstarter intrigued me a, and the idea seemed to be a good one, I have become disillusioned with the whole idea after my experiences with it.
      I have backed three products in my time here, and must say that as of right now, none of the three are in my hands in working order.

      My first product was the AdTrap product that promised us an ad free internet. The product was shipped (although a little late) and I did receive it. It did work when I first installed it, but the company seems to have disappeared 6 - 9 months ago. This product, as it is no longer being produced or supported, has found it’s way to the re-cyclers. So in effect, a non-product.
      I have backed the ZNAPS project as well. This product received more than 3 million dollars from backers, but after a year we are still waiting for a product to be developed, never mind working and shipped.
      I have also backed the Kepler wallet. It has also been a year for this product with nothing being shipped and received.

      For me, a success rate of .5 out of 3 is not good enough of a completion percentage. (In effect it is 0 out of three, but I will give AdTrap 1/2 a point for at least getting a product out, but they loose 1/2 for disappearing after a few months).

      I can tell all these projects that they have done such a job that I can no longer be a “venture capitalist” for any more of these speculative, hypothetical, ideas. I will now be a regular customer for any future product that I am interested in. If it is not on the store shelf, I will no longer be spending my money. It was earned too hard, and can no long be in someone else’s bank account for years.

      Thanks.

    6. Cam MacDuff on June 24

      Anyone know why they folded?

    7. BrianS on June 17

      @terry,

      You're welcome. If you have suggestions for the instruction set, please let me know. I believe they are comprehensive, but I know I can overlook stuff.

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      terry (Eye Toldyoosso) on June 15

      Thanks for all the info Brian S

    9. BrianS on June 14

      New link:

      https://www.dropbox.com/s/fdvz2cpo5fgubh0/AdTrapV2.7z…

      This corrects a few minor spelling errors in the instruction set. If you've downloaded the older version, there is no need to download this one.

    10. BrianS on June 11

      I've uploaded a copy of the (original) factory card image, the product brochure and the installation EXE with a few extra items to help with reinstalling your AdTrap's software. Note: This is an OLD image (I believe it's the original from release) and I have no idea if it is still being updated. It's at your own risk.

      https://www.dropbox.com/s/lr5yphnenv15zv2/AdTrap.7z…

      I will leave this file up until at least the end of 2016. Again, messing with your device is at your own risk.

    11. BrianS on June 8

      It seems that while the forums are dead, AdTrap still has a support system located here:

      http://getadtrap.freshdesk.com/support/home

      YMMV.

    12. BrianS on June 8

      * possibly. I am currently pre-coffee...

    13. BrianS on June 8

      BTW, I'd be interested in possobly buying a few more devices. I'd only need a case in good condition, so non-working units would be great. I'm not willing to pay a whole bunch for one, since I'm simply going to throw the internal board away.

      Leave a message here, I check every few weeks.

    14. BrianS on June 8

      I haven't had my AdTrap up for a long time, but I did roam the forums and provided a factory restore image to a few people who requested one. (I still have this somewhere, I will make an attempt to get it someplace public in the next few weeks.)

      This project had such great potential, but it just seemed very fragile to me, especially in the sense it wanted to be a router and broke a lot of things on my network. I still love the case, and may see about chucking the innards and replacing them with a Raspberry Pi instead.

      In the meantime, if any AdTrap users out there want to continue using an adblocking device, I suggest you check out the Pi-Hole at https://pi-hole.net/ - this is a device that provides an adblocked DNS server to your local network. No proxies, no double-NAT, no port forwards required. I've had one up and running for a year on an older version, and it's been great.

    15. Robertus on June 5

      @Jamie - power supply
      input ac100-240v-50/60Hz-0.5A
      output DC 5V 3 A

      But it seems Adtrap is dead - Adtrap forum gone ... no software updates

    16. BrianS on June 3

      @Jamie

      I believe I still have mine. I'll try and dig it out this weekend and get something for you by Monday (June 6 2016) if you still need it.

    17. Jamie
      Superbacker
      on March 19, 2016

      Lost my power supply in a house move. Can anyone pass on the details ie amp volts connector size.. Pic?

    18. Robert Hagedorn on March 16, 2016

      Appears Adtrap is dead. their site returns mostly 404 error and support numbers have been disconnected. updates do not exist as my adtrap says my latest update is from Dec 1969. RIP Adtrap

    19. Jared Neaves on November 30, 2015

      I've still never been able to get it to work. Just saying. I'm no fool when it comes to these things either just fyi.

    20. A. Joseph
      Superbacker
      on December 16, 2014

      I meant modem to adtrap....

    21. A. Joseph
      Superbacker
      on December 16, 2014

      I've been using my Adtrap now about a month or more. My setup is: router to adtrap to Apple Router then that router breaks off into a Time Machine and another Apple router via ethernet. From the various routers I have 4 different wireless networks and using any of them ads are pretty much 95% gone. Devices connected, Samsung Edge, Note 2, 3, iPhone 4s, 5, iPad 3, surface Pro, Dell Venue 11, Instacube, MacBook Pro, ipod touch, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, 4 and a few other connected devices.
      Needless to say I'm extremely happy as are my guests when I ask then to pay attention and let me know if they get ads on their phone or tablets when they connect to one of the networks. The main culprit is YouTube which is a hit it miss for anyone mobile or desktop. Mobile Games and Aps Ads are gone period.
      Keep up the great work Team!

    22. Kahuna Kevin on October 2, 2014

      Anyone having problems with their AdTrap, try the secret Factory Reset:

      1. Unplug your AdTrap from the power supply and all other cables.
      2. Plug AdTrap into the power supply. Wait for the first light to stay on.
      3. Unplug from the power supply and plug in again. Wait for light #2 to appear.
      4. Repeat unplugging and plugging in until all 4 lights appear lit and rapidly cycle.
      5. Your AdTrap has been factory reset.
      6. Crack a beer and celebrate.
      7. Remember to change the generic Admin/Pass so you don't get haxored.

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      William Little on August 25, 2014

      I can't get my adtrap to work and trap anything! Looking for help.....

    24. Tad Helke on May 21, 2014

      I am trying to connect to my adtrap for the first time and it is not responding on the default IP of 192.168.211.1:10001. I have tried factory resetting, and no go...

      Please advise.

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      terry (Eye Toldyoosso) on April 28, 2014

      this thing works great
      thanks AdTrap

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      BCotten on April 17, 2014

      I have an adtrap that I will be listing on ebay this weekend with a starting bid of $65 - if interested messafe me - have original box, cords and paperwork - used for 1 month

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      David on March 2, 2014

      I see that on Dec. 5 Chad told someone to use support @ getadtrap.com. That forum is locked. How do we request support?

    28. Lou Caputo on February 9, 2014

      I have an Ad trap I've never used, LNIB. Does anyone want to make a deal? I paid $120 for it, but would let it go for $99 plus shipping. CONUS only please. Message me if interested.

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      Albie Raj on February 9, 2014

      Hi guys,

      Been using my adtrap for a while now, it rocks!!!

      Just beware that it does not stop ads from huluplus or spotify, other than that, it it as promised!

      Cheers,

      Albie

    30. codefire on February 1, 2014

      I have yet to get my ad trap!!!

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      Hector Silva
      Superbacker
      on January 30, 2014

      Chad Russell
      Palo Alto, CA · Last login Jan 27, 2014 · Full profile

    32. Ricardo Furtado on January 21, 2014

      I've purchased my AdTrap and I never received it. I left several messages on the board and sent other few private messages which all were completely ignored.
      Could anyone from AdTrap find out what happened to my product or at least issue me a refund?

    33. Sam Beckett on January 20, 2014

      I am selling my ad trap, auction starting at 74.95 @ http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll…

      includes everything & box...

    34. Frederic Vanoosthuyze on January 12, 2014

      Looks like Chad has disappeared from this site. If you are like me and waiting for your AdTrap, just say good bye to your money. This is a shame that delivery of such a nice tool has been so badly performed.

    35. Ricardo Furtado on December 15, 2013

      Hi AdTrap team,
      This is the third time I ask about my AdTrap and I hope it won't be ignored like my other two messages. Could you please let me know the status of my AdTrap order? In case it's has been shipped could send me the tracking number?

      Cheers

    36. Ronald Luhmann on December 13, 2013

      My AdTrap worked GREAT as advertised initially .... but later was causing several modem/router resets each day to regain internet connection ... have disconnected it ;-( and not dropped connection since ... anyone else having the same issue ?

    37. Chad Russell Creator on December 5, 2013

      @Mary contact us via getadtrap.com support

    38. Chad Russell Creator on December 5, 2013

      @archieoi, yours has been shipped

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      archieoi on December 3, 2013

      Never got an AdTrap, dropped 120 on this. Am I SOL?

    40. Mary Mahler on November 12, 2013

      I received my ad trap and the instructions are not detailed enough to work correctly. I still get tons of commercials. Please HELP! Marymlvfb@aol.com

    41. Marco Janssen on November 11, 2013

      Today I logged in my adtrap.... I got this.....

      HTTP/1.0 500 Perl execution failed Server: MiniServ/1.610 Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2013 18:21:38 GMT Content-type: text/html; Charset=iso-8859-1 Connection: close
      Error - Perl execution failed

      Can't call method "param" on an undefined value at /usr/local/webmin//homeinfo/index.cgi line 56.

    42. Frederic Vanoosthuyze on October 30, 2013

      Hi Guys,

      since the 7th of october my AdTrap is stucked at the custom (I live in Belgium) though the status is "Customs clearance processing complete" and I don't receive any feedback from USPS. What should I do?

      Frédéric

    43. Ricardo Furtado on October 27, 2013

      Hi guys,
      Could you please send my tracking number?

      Cheers

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      Josh K on October 24, 2013

      Hi,
      I suggest next time to use for international shipping one of the international delivery services like FEDEX, DHL or UPS. I have no way of tracking my AdTrap which may or may not have arrived 7 weeks after the survey.

    45. Sam Beyene on October 22, 2013

      I still have not received my adtrap?
      I thought products were planned to be shipped in last month?

    46. Adam McGready on October 13, 2013

      Hey chad, I posted on the forums about the xfinity online tv player not working on the website or mobile apps. Also hulu plus seems to block ads entirely on my xbox, but not my ios apps or the website. The website replays a clip of an ad three times prior to loading while the ios apps show a black screen with the ad timer. Besides this the adtrap has worked flawless and I saw you guys liked my shoutout on Facebook about the product.

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      Joe R. on October 12, 2013

      Where do I go to inquire about my adtrap? Just wanna know when I can expect it. I filled out survey 1st week of September.

    48. Telmo Mendes Leal on October 12, 2013

      @gryphonent Same here!

      Didn't expect this from this team. :-( Going to pay extra for a basic mistake.

    49. gryphonent
      Superbacker
      on October 8, 2013

      And yet another Kickstarter where the invoice wasn't attached to the outside of the package! A mere statement about the value doesn't suffice! So I'm off to customs now with proof of payment and order confirmation, most likely paying another €40 to get the package in my hands!!!! And after all the reports on here I wonder if it's worth it? Maybe I just should deny the shipment and send it back, asking for a refund from AdTrap or my credit card company ... sooo tired of projects that don't do their homework for int'l backers but gladly take their money.

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