Replaced a Cisco E2400 Dual-Band with this because I was getting some frequent networking errors and drops in service. Figured the old KISS principle would work -- I also have a TrendNet gaming adapter hooked to a Toshiba Blu-Ray player and was impressed with its performance. Basically the same as the Cisco, except it only broadcasts in the 2.4 Ghz range, but that is sufficient unless you are running a lot of older microwave ovens nearby (they emit radio waves in the same spectrum). Easy to set up and has more capacity for devices (101-199) on DHCP than the Cisco (100-149). Also liked the fact that as devices join, they are given the next unused address, e.g. 101, then 102... whereas the Cisco would skip a few intervening addresses or even go to the end. Has an off-on switch which is convenient for resetting. The web page manager (192.168.10.1, i.e. the router) is somewhat daunting for users not versed in internet/networking protocol, but the help topics attached to each page explain well what each feature/setting does. I do recommend using the DHCP reservation table once a device is given an address so a new device or a guest in the house doesn't glom onto that address if that device is turned off. Finally, wireless throughput is good -- have noticed an improvement in Netflix loading. As to not having wired Gigabit ethernet ports (they are 10/100), that should not be problem for the typical user. Security tip: after getting it set up and all your devices on board, go to the router manager app and disable the SSID broadcast. This keeps other people from "seeing" your network, though you can still access it (like a guest using a smart phone) by entering the SSID name and passphrase.
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