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Customer Review

TOP 100 REVIEWER
2 October 2018
Was looking for a router upgrade over my D-Link as the speed and coverage was low, and this perfectly fits the budget. I come from a networking background and I should say this is a good device.

Cons:
πŸ‘‰ Good network coverage on 2.4 GHz band
πŸ‘‰ Comes with screw sockets so that it can be mounted on the wall (huge deal - most routers these days are table top ones only. Very important if you're trying to get more coverage across multiple floors)
πŸ‘‰ Is feature packed for a router at this price point
πŸ‘‰ Is easily upgradable to 3rd party firmware which is even more feature packed
πŸ‘‰ Can block URLs at the router itself. If configured properly with good DNS settings, can block ads on all websites at the router level itself
πŸ‘‰ Easy to setup and configure
πŸ‘‰ LEDs can be configured to automatically switch off at night so that it doesn't keep blinking in the eye if installed on the wall

Cons:
πŸ‘‰ The box advertises bandwidth allocation, but this only works for allocation to 2.4 or 5ghz bands and not to individual devices
πŸ‘‰ 5 GHz band is a bit weaker compared to 2.4 and honestly most homes are not ready for 5ghz networks. Same product minus the 5ghz band but a stronger 2.4ghz signal would be killer router for most homes
πŸ‘‰ The antenna is longer than usual and it's orientation affects network availability over multiple floors. Have to do a bit of trial and error to get the best reception. (Use an Android wifi app for it)
πŸ‘‰ MAC address spoofing does not really work. (Might get fixed by future update)

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3.9 out of 5 stars
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