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TRENDnet TEW-827DRU AC2600 StreamBoost MU-MIMO Wireless Router Review

By: Tyler Bernath | Routers & Access Points in Networking | Posted: May 17, 2016 12:22 am
TweakTown Rating: 84%Manufacturer: TRENDnet

Tyler's Router Test System Specifications

 

 

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It has been awhile since I dove into a TRENDnet user interface, so it was a welcomed sight to get the chance again. As you see here, the login page is rather simple.

 

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Once you are in, we have a dashboard interface that gives quick access to the ISP connection and your wireless setup.

 

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The wireless menu is quite simple, with an advanced version available if needed. Within the menu, you can configure all the necessary info including SSID, password, and frequency.

 

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The parental controls are quite simple with this solution and include a website filter along with options to add PCs individually as needed.

 

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Above, we have the StreamBoost menu that allows you to control the throughput to PCs individually along with monitoring traffic.

 

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The ability to switch modes has recently become a hot item for vendors. As you can see, it has the ability to be a router or bridge device.

 

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The file sharing server is quite nice while offering the standard SMB options it also includes DLNA, iTunes, and torrent features along with it Printer sharing.

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