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TRENDnet TEW-818DRU AC1900 802.11ac Wireless Router Review

By: Tyler Bernath | Routers & Access Points in Networking | Posted: Apr 16, 2014 2:02 pm
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TweakTown Rating: 90%Manufacturer: TRENDnet

TRENDnet 818DRU Wireless Router

 

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The packaging for the 818DRU features an image of the router with marketing information below.

 

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Internally, all the materials were packed in egg crate.

 

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Scope of delivery includes an Ethernet cable, power adapter, and reading materials.

 

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Looking at the router, the front panel houses all the indicators listed on the front backed by green LEDs.

 

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The sides of the router house a nice chrome TRENDnet logo backed by a brushed look on the exterior of the housing.

 

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The back of the router houses the four gigabit LAN ports, a single WAN port along, and the USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 connections.

 

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Internally, we do know the 818DRU uses a Broadcom chipset for both 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands. The main processor is covered by a large heat sink.

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