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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





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.





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




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.




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




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




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.




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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