D-Link DIR-508L
D-Link DIR-508L
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D-Link DIR-508L: 22 facts and highlights

1. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

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.
D-Link DIR-508L
79% have it

2. WiFi speed

A higher maximum Wi-Fi speed results in better performance. This is measured in megabytes per second.
300MB/s
Asus GX1008B V5: 2000MB/s

3. external antennas

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.
0
ASUS RT-AC68U: 3

4. Has a built-in network firewall

A network firewall protects a computer network from unauthorized access.
D-Link DIR-508L
96% have it

5. Is DLNA certified

All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
D-Link DIR-508L
34% have it

6. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
1
Trendnet TEW-714TRU: 2

7. Has QoS

With (QoS) Quality of Service, you can optimise performance by deciding which traffic to prioritise when a bottleneck occurs. You can decide which traffic is important based on things like IP address and type of Internet service.
D-Link DIR-508L
87% have it

8. IPv6 enabled

IPv6 is a newer version of the Internet Protocol. IPv6 operates as a separate network to IPv4, and has the capacity for more IP addresses and more features.
D-Link DIR-508L
50% have it

9. internal antennas

More antennas result in increased signal strength. Devices with internal antennas often take up less space.
2
Sitecom WLR-6100: 6

10. LAN ports

With more LAN ports you are able to connect more computers to the network directly using LAN cables.
1
Asus GX1008B V4: 8

11. Has Network Address Translation (NAT)

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.
D-Link DIR-508L
86% have it

12. internal storage

0MB
Apple Airport Time Capsule: 2000GB

13. Has SPI intrusion protection

All incoming traffic will be blocked except for those types selected in the Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) section. This helps to protect your network from unwanted traffic.
D-Link DIR-508L
84% have it

14. thickness

59mm
Asus WL-330N: 12mm

15. Has Universal Plug n Play

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.
D-Link DIR-508L
87% have it

16. Has MAC address filtering

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.
D-Link DIR-508L
89% have it

17. WAN ports

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.
1
CradlePoint CBA750B: 2

18. weight

190.5g
Asus WL-330NUL: 17.5g

19. width

124mm
Asus WL-330NUL: 21mm

20. height

19.8mm
Edimax 3G-6218n: 16mm

21. has an external memory slot

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
D-Link DIR-508L
2% have it

22. Has WPA2-PSK

WPA2-PSK is a method of securing your network using WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2) as well as a Pre-Shared Key (PSK) password. This was designed for home users without an enterprise authentication server.
D-Link DIR-508L
90% have it

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