DrayTek Vigor  2850n
DrayTek Vigor 2850n
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DrayTek Vigor 2850n: 25 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.
DrayTek Vigor 2850n
79% have it

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.
3
ASUS RT-AC68U: 3

3. Has a built-in network firewall

A network firewall protects a computer network from unauthorized access.
DrayTek Vigor 2850n
96% have it

4. Has DoS protection

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 2850n
43% have it

5. 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).
DrayTek Vigor 2850n
40% have it

6. 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.
DrayTek Vigor 2850n
87% have it

7. USB ports

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

8. LAN ports

With more LAN ports you are able to connect more computers to the network directly using LAN cables.
3
Asus GX1008B V4: 8

9. 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 2850n
89% 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.
DrayTek Vigor 2850n
86% have it

11. 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.
DrayTek Vigor 2850n
90% have it

12. power consumption operation

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
10W
Belkin N150: 1W

13. 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 2850n
31% have it

14. height

44mm
Edimax 3G-6218n: 16mm

15. 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.
DrayTek Vigor 2850n
84% have it

16. 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.
DrayTek Vigor 2850n
45% have it

17. thickness

165mm
Asus WL-330N: 12mm

18. 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.
DrayTek Vigor 2850n
87% have it

19. Has IPsec Passthrough

You can enable IPsec Passthrough, to allow IPsec (IP Security Protocol) encrypted/authenticated data to pass through your router, enabling increased security.
DrayTek Vigor 2850n
76% have it

20. 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.
2
CradlePoint CBA750B: 2

21. warranty period

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
3
Sitecom DC-210: 10

22. weight

255g
Asus WL-330NUL: 17.5g

23. width

241mm
Asus WL-330NUL: 21mm

24. 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.
DrayTek Vigor 2850n
79% have it

25. Has PPTP Passthrough

You can enable PPTP (Point-to-point tunneling protocol) Passthrough. This allows VPN connections using PPTP to pass through the router with ease. This method is less secure than L2TP passthrough.
DrayTek Vigor 2850n
84% have it
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