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DrayTek Vigor 2830Vn

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DrayTek Vigor 2830Vn review: specs and price

DrayTek Vigor 2830Vn
DrayTek Vigor 2830Vn
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Why is DrayTek Vigor 2830Vn better than the average?

  • External antennas
    3vs1.01
  • LAN ports
    4vs3.72
  • Weight
    140gvs349.47g
  • USB ports
    1vs0.81
  • Width
    165.07mmvs171.91mm

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.

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8

2.weight

140g

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Asus WL-330NUL

17.5g

3.warranty period

1

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

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Sitecom DC-210

10

4.USB ports

1

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

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Trendnet TEW-714TRU

2

5.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.

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2

6.thickness

241mm

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Asus WL-330N

12mm

Performance

1.WiFi speed

300MB/s

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

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Asus GX1008B V5

2000MB/s

2.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
DrayTek Vigor 2830Vn

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.Has dual-band technology
DrayTek Vigor 2830Vn

Dual-band devices can transmit data quickly on the newest 5GHz band, using recent standards (eg. 802.11n, 802.11ac). They can also use the older 2.4GHz band if needed.

4.internal storage

0MB

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2000GB

Antennas

1.external antennas

3

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.

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Asus RT-AC68U

3

Security

1.Has a built-in network firewall
DrayTek Vigor 2830Vn

A network firewall protects a computer network from unauthorized access.

2.Has a URL filter
DrayTek Vigor 2830Vn

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.

3.Has a static IP address
DrayTek Vigor 2830Vn

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.

4.Has MAC address filtering
DrayTek Vigor 2830Vn

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)
DrayTek Vigor 2830Vn

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 SPI intrusion protection
DrayTek Vigor 2830Vn

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.

Features

1.Has QoS
DrayTek Vigor 2830Vn

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.

2.Network Time Protocol enabled
DrayTek Vigor 2830Vn

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).

3.Has Universal Plug n Play
DrayTek Vigor 2830Vn

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.

4.Has static routing
DrayTek Vigor 2830Vn

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.

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