D-Link DSL-2540B
D-Link DSL-2540B
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D-Link DSL-2540B: 21 facts and highlights

1. WiFi speed

A higher maximum Wi-Fi speed results in better performance. This is measured in megabytes per second.
24MB/s
Asus GX1008B V5: 2000MB/s

2. 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

3. Has a built-in network firewall

A network firewall protects a computer network from unauthorized access.
D-Link DSL-2540B
96% have it

4. Network Time Protocol enabled

With Network Time Protocol (NTP) you can ensure that devices across a network display the exact same time and date, using UTC (Coordinated Universal Time).
D-Link DSL-2540B
40% have it

5. 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IPv6 is a newer version of the Internet Protocol.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 DSL-2540B
50% have it

6. Has dynamic routing

Dynamic routing is useful if you need to configure several routers, as they can automatically find network destinations and best routes, as well as sharing information between routers. They can reroute automatically if there is a fault somewhere.
D-Link DSL-2540B
55% have it

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 DSL-2540B
87% have it

8. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
0
Trendnet TEW-714TRU: 2

9. Has a static IP address

Static IP addresses remain consistent on each connection. This means the IP address can be used to allow remote access/configuration. Most home devices have a dynamic IP address, whereas larger companies usually use a static IP address.
D-Link DSL-2540B
74% have it

10. 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 DSL-2540B
86% have it

11. 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

12. Has L2TP Passthrough

You can enable L2TP Passthrough. L2TP (Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol) is a VPN (Virtual Private Network) protocol for carrying data from one device to another securely over the Internet.
D-Link DSL-2540B
79% have it

13. LAN ports

With more LAN ports you are able to connect more computers to the network directly using LAN cables.
4
Asus GX1008B V4: 8

14. Has static routing

Static routing is a simple form of routing, recommended if you have just one, or a small number, of routers to connect. They need to be configured and updated manually.
D-Link DSL-2540B
45% have it

15. weight

317g
Asus WL-330NUL: 17.5g

16. width

193mm
Asus WL-330NUL: 21mm

17. internal storage

0MB
Apple Airport Time Capsule: 2000GB

18. 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 DSL-2540B
89% have it

19. height

33mm
Edimax 3G-6218n: 16mm

20. warranty period

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
1
Sitecom DC-210: 10

21. thickness

150mm
Asus WL-330N: 12mm
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