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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

Management GUI

 

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The login menu for the 818DRU gives us our first glimpse at what appears to be a very elegant looking interface.

 

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Upon the first connection, it will ask that you use the integrated wizard to setup the router.

 

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After a few steps, we are setup and ready to go.

 

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The landing menu for the 818DRU is very basic but, at the same time, gives you everything you need in one glance; this should bode well with novice users that just want to see what's going on quickly.

 

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Above, we have the wireless network settings menu. One thing to take note of here is the wireless bandwidth is selectable for both bands. This is not always a feature that is offered on every router. We also have the security setup in this menu where you can select the type of security you use in your network.

 

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Switching over to the advanced menu, things open up a bit, giving more finite control over the router's settings.

 

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Here we have the USB menu, which is where you can setup a Samba server in addition to the FTP server that's made available.

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