Most of us are always on the lookout for a best possible router in our price range. There is a lot to consider from, so the Trendnet AC2600 StreamBoost MU-MIMO WiFi Router (TEW-827DRU) fits the price tag of $180 for which it is offered.
The salient features of the router are as follows:
Courtesy its two quad stream networks, a 1,733Mbps WIFI AC and a concurrent 800Mbps Wi-Fi N one, rest assured of high-quality network performance. The 4 Gigabit ports prove to be quite useful for multiple wired connections for faster internet access whenever you feel like 4K video stream or gaming.
Guest Wi-Fi Network
The router provides a dedicated network for your guests so that they can’t access the private files on the network. Furthermore, this ensures that you won’t have to give your own private password to a guest, whom you don’t want to.
The router offers a hassle-free setup experience, courtesy its intuitive guided step. Therefore you can get up and running on the internet in just a matter of few minutes.
The modern era demands a strict check on your child’s activities, therefore, with the added feature of parental control, you easily restrict the network traffic from certain websites, and can manage allowed connections to the network too.
Courtesy the Beamforming technology, the signals would be more focused on where they are needed rather than just simply sending out in the open around the router. This means that your device far off from the router would still be able to get a better coverage and speed.
MU-MIMO technology of the router offers a way for all those busy households! It processes multiple data streams at the same time, therefore ensuring that everyone gets their due speed, without slowing down the network for everyone. Hence, it results in an overall increase in Wi-Fi performance.
The routers’ wireless range is commendable since it utilizes its 4 external high gain antennas only to further extend the wireless range. It also ensures that there are no blind spots in your home, where the network suddenly might disappear.
USB 3.0 Port
Instead of the now obsolete USB 2.0 port, the router boats a USB 3.0 port which can be used to share data you want across the network. You can also connect a printer to the port, to allow wireless printing too if your printer supports it.
The Wi-Fi already pre-encrypted with its own unique password, therefore, adding to the convenience.
File Sharing Support
The router features inbuilt management controls, which help prioritize BitTorrent sharing, iTunes server streams, and Samba (SMB) clients, whichever you want.
The router does boast a lot of features, but it still might not be enough to explain the price tag of $180. There are other routers too in this price range, but this one might just be worth it.