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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Is the device more than a pretty case, though? Yes and no, but mostly no. One big plus is the ability to use it not just as maunal 2. But the router’s interface is mediocre, and it just can’t deliver when it comes to performance. Kanual is an important point, since your throughput is bound to take a hit if the router falls behind your desk.

Affixed to the router is a large white sticker printed with simple, three-step instructions that walk users through starting the router and plugging in the cables.

Handy front-panel lights f5e8235-4 molded into shapes indicating what they represent. The LAN-connection shape let you see the router’s status from 20 feet away. The front panel even sports speedometer lights, so that you can gauge the traffic going across the router. The antennas are adjustable, so you can position them for the best wireless performance.

The included quick-installation software does a thorough setup job and has a friendly, effective question-and-answer troubleshooting procedure. The security wizard suggests that you either print out the WPA2 key and f5s8235-4 it manually on your computers or save it to a USB flash drive and transfer it with that.

I wish this security app were integrated with the installation software, but on the whole, the router does a velkin job than many others when it comes to instructing users on how to manually set up security. You just press the button on the device and the router simultaneously, repeating the process for each WPS-equipped item.


WPS doesn’t provide a new type of security; it just simplifies the setup by automating formerly manual processes. The management interface has an unusual layout that I found confusing and irritating. Information and settings for related capabilities, such as guest access and the domain name system DNSare displayed manuzl separate c2, each of which has its own tab.

While that may make the interface look more feature-packed, it means that you have to hunt for related settings instead of seeing them all in the same place. In addition to the setup software, Belkin provides a storage manager that f5f8235-4 like a charm.

The utility worked well and mapped both units as local drives. The combination of the utility and the port provides a tremendously useful feature you won’t find on many routers at this price.

This is a popular feature with hotels, coffee shops, restaurants, and other places that allow strangers on their networks but need to restrict what they can do. When the capability is enabled, users land on a page that asks for a key.

Unfortunately, the router allows only one pass at a time, has f58d235-4 guest-pass management, and doesn’t offer time-sensitive passes.

An administrator would have to actively manage encryption keys. In the real world, Belkin’s take on this feature is impractical. The WNR does a much better job at beelkin management.

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The access-control features also provide a simple way to manage your kids’ computer use. You can set schedules, block URLs, and prevent children from reaching sites that contain certain words. But the interface gives you only five lines for entering restricted words, which makes this a pretty useless feature.

On the other hand, few users rely on their routers for parental control anyhow, so I won’t penalize the router much for that. You can also put the router into access-point mode, which makes it behave like a network bridge. A bridge extends a network connection by relaying a signal between two distant routers to reach areas where you normally get weak Wi-Fi signals. All security features work in access-point mode. Yet despite its bigger pipes, the Belkin router’s Wi-Fi performance was below average.


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I evaluated performance from the router to the client and the reverse with the standard IxChariot high-throughput test. The client PC that was connected wirelessly was a 1. At close range 3 feetthe measured throughput was below average: At 20 and 50 feet, the Belkin router’s throughput was 47 Mbps and 30 Mbps, respectively.

These aren’t great scores by any stretch of the imagination.

The Netgear scored 58 Mbps and 34 Mbps at 20 and 50 feet, respectively. While the Netgear WNR is not that much better a performer, it has a feature for extending wireless range. It’s a decent choice if you want a network with storage or need a router that can function as an access point. But the router’s features are prettymuch vanilla, and some of them such as parental control and guest access need work. The interface is disorganized, and the wireless performance just isn’t up to par.

Makes adding network storage easy. Some extra features are poorly implemented.

If you want, or may want in the future, to add extra storage to your network, f5d825-4 router is worth considering. But you can find better performers for not a lot more money. Installation The included quick-installation software does a thorough setup job and has a friendly, effective question-and-answer troubleshooting procedure.

Features Features In addition to the setup software, Belkin provides a storage manager that works like a charm. The Best Password Managers of Creating one manuap password that you can remember is hard enough; doing Become a fan of PCMag.