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Netgear WNR1500

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Netgear WNR1500 review: specs and price

Netgear WNR1500
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Netgear WNR1500

Why is Netgear WNR1500 better than the average?

  • External antennas
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    2vs1.06
  • LAN ports
    ?

    4vs3.98
  • Weight
    245gvs355.65g
  • Thickness
    116mmvs141.73mm
  • Width
    173mmvs178.66mm
  • Height
    32.6mmvs47.6mm

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.

Best

Asus GX1008B V4

8

4

2.weight
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Best

Asus WL-330NUL

17.5g

245g

3.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.

Best

DrayTek Vigor 2850n

2

1

4.thickness
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Best

Asus WL-330NUL

15mm

116mm

5.width
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Best

Asus WL-330NUL

21mm

173mm

6.height
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Best

Zyxel NBG2105

16mm

32.6mm

Performance

1.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
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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.

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2.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

300MB/s

3.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.

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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

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

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Security

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

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2.Has IPsec Passthrough
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You can enable IPsec Passthrough, to allow IPsec (IP Security Protocol) encrypted/authenticated data to pass through your router, enabling increased security.

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3.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.

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4.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.

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5.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.

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6.Has L2TP Passthrough
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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.

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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.

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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.

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3.is DLNA-certified
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All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.

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4.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.

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5.Has dynamic routing
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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.

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