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Asus DSL-N12U

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Asus DSL-N12U review: specs and price

Asus DSL-N12U
Asus DSL-N12U
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Why is Asus DSL-N12U better than the average?

  • External antennas
    2vs1.01
  • LAN ports
    4vs3.72
  • Weight
    345gvs349.47g
  • USB ports
    1vs0.81
  • Thickness
    119mmvs135.79mm
  • Height
    37mmvs41.65mm

Top specs and features

General info

1.LAN ports

4

With more LAN ports you are able to connect more computers to the network directly using LAN cables.

Best

Asus GX1008B V4

8

2.weight

345g

Best

Asus WL-330NUL

17.5g

3.WAN ports

1

A WAN (Wider Area Network) port is most commonly used to connect the router to the Internet. It can also be used to connect to an external private network.

Best

CradlePoint CBA750B

2

4.USB ports

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Trendnet TEW-714TRU

2

5.thickness

119mm

Best

Asus WL-330N

12mm

6.width

179mm

Best

Asus WL-330NUL

21mm

Performance

1.WiFi speed

300MB/s

A higher maximum Wi-Fi speed results in better performance. This is measured in megabytes per second.

Best

Asus GX1008B V5

2000MB/s

2.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Asus DSL-N12U

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

3.internal storage

0MB

Best

Apple Airport Time Capsule

2000GB

Antennas

1.external antennas

2

More antennas result in increased signal strength. External antennas can be repositioned in order to improve the signal, and replaced with a longer antenna if needed.

Best

Asus RT-AC68U

3

Security

1.Has a built-in network firewall
Asus DSL-N12U

A network firewall protects a computer network from unauthorized access.

2.Has port filtering
Asus DSL-N12U

Port filtering is a type of access control where access to certain Internet service are assigned to users using port numbers. This can increase security as well as restricting Internet usage.

3.Has a URL filter
Asus DSL-N12U

URL filters are particularly useful if you want to allow different web access depending on the time of day, for instance allowing employees to use personal email outside of working hours.

4.Has MAC address filtering
Asus DSL-N12U

This is a security feature in which network access is granted to devices based on their unique MAC address. It can provide increased security, but it can be a risk if the user loses the device.

5.Has Network Address Translation (NAT)
Asus DSL-N12U

With NAT you can use one IP address, e.g. that of the router, for a network of devices. It can increase security and make it easier to make changes to your internal network.

6.Has IPsec Passthrough
Asus DSL-N12U

You can enable IPsec Passthrough, to allow IPsec (IP Security Protocol) encrypted/authenticated data to pass through your router, enabling increased security.

Features

1.Has Universal Plug n Play
Asus DSL-N12U

Universal Plug n Play (UPnP) is a set of networking protocols that permits networked devices, such as PCs, printers, Internet gateways, Wi-Fi access points and mobile devices to find each other and exchange information on the network.

2.power consumption operation

18W

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

Best

Belkin N150

1W

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