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DrayTek Vigor 2830

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DrayTek Vigor 2830 review: specs and price

DrayTek Vigor 2830
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DrayTek Vigor 2830

Why is DrayTek Vigor 2830 better than the average?

  • External antennas
    ?

    3vs1.06
  • LAN ports
    ?

    4vs3.98
  • Warranty period
    ?

    2vs1.61
  • USB ports
    ?

    1vs0.9
  • Height
    44mmvs47.6mm

Price comparison

General info

1.LAN ports
?

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

Best

Asus GX1008B V4

8

4

2.warranty period
?

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Sitecom WLR-4100

10

2

3.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.

Best

DrayTek Vigor 2850n

2

1

4.USB ports
?

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

Best

Buffalo AirStation Extreme AC1750

2

1

5.thickness
?

Best

Asus WL-330NUL

15mm

165mm

6.width
?

Best

Asus WL-330NUL

21mm

241mm

Performance

1.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi 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.

DrayTek Vigor 2830
2.Has DNS relay
?

With DNS relay or DNS caching, the router stores the response to queries for a short time. This means that the same query will return a quicker response if repeated from another computer in the same network.

DrayTek Vigor 2830
3.internal storage
?

Best

Apple Airport Time Capsule

2000GB

0MB

Antennas

1.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.

Best

Asus RT-AC68U

3

3

2.Has removable antennas
?

The antennas can be removed if they are not needed, or replaced with longer ones if necessary.

DrayTek Vigor 2830

Security

1.Has a built-in network firewall
?

A network firewall protects a computer network from unauthorized access.

DrayTek Vigor 2830
2.Has a URL filter
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URL filters are particularly useful if you want to restrict web access at specific times. For instance, a company router may be configured so that employees cannot access personal e-mail accounts during working hours.

DrayTek Vigor 2830
3.Has port filtering
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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.

DrayTek Vigor 2830
4.Has DoS protection
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DoS protection guards a content network against DoS (Denial of Service) attacks. These flood a network with server requests, slowing overall traffic and potentially causing long term interruptions.

DrayTek Vigor 2830
5.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.

DrayTek Vigor 2830
6.Has WPA2-PSK
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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.

DrayTek Vigor 2830

Features

1.Has QoS
?

With (QoS) Quality of Service, you can optimize performance by deciding which traffic to prioritize when a bottleneck occurs. You can decide which traffic is important based on things like IP address and the type of internet service.

DrayTek Vigor 2830
2.IPv6 enabled
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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.

DrayTek Vigor 2830
3.Has Universal Plug n Play
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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.

DrayTek Vigor 2830
4.Network Time Protocol enabled
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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).

DrayTek Vigor 2830
5.Has static routing
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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.

DrayTek Vigor 2830
6.operating power consumption
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How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

Best

Belkin N150

1W

18W

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