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Edimax BR-6478AC

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Edimax BR-6478AC review: specs and price

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Edimax BR-6478AC

Why is Edimax BR-6478AC better than the average?

  • Wi-Fi speed
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    867MB/svs560.54MB/s
  • External antennas
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    2vs1.05
  • LAN ports
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    4vs3.98
  • Thickness
    114mmvs137.86mm
  • Height
    36mmvs45.83mm

Price comparison

General info

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

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2.WAN ports
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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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DrayTek Vigor 2850n

2

1

3.width
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Best

Asus WL-330NUL

21mm

196mm

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

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Buffalo AirStation Extreme AC1750

2

0

5.thickness
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Best

Asus WL-330NUL

15mm

114mm

6.height
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Best

Zyxel NBG2105

16mm

36mm

Performance

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

Best

Asus GX1008B V5

2000MB/s

867MB/s

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

Edimax BR-6478AC
3.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming. Show more

Edimax BR-6478AC

Antennas

1.external antennas
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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

2

Security

1.Has a built-in network firewall
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A network firewall protects a computer network from unauthorized access.

Edimax BR-6478AC
2.Has MAC address filtering
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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.

Edimax BR-6478AC
3.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.

Edimax BR-6478AC
4.Has SPI intrusion protection
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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.

Edimax BR-6478AC
5.Has PPTP Passthrough
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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.

Edimax BR-6478AC
6.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.

Edimax BR-6478AC

Features

1.Has QoS
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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.

Edimax BR-6478AC
2.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.

Edimax BR-6478AC
3.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.

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