TP-Link TL-ER5120
TP-Link TL-ER5120
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TP-Link TL-ER5120: 23 facts and highlights

1. WiFi speed

A higher maximum Wi-Fi speed results in better performance. This is measured in megabytes per second.
350MB/s
Asus GX1008B V5: 2000MB/s

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.
0
ASUS RT-AC68U: 3

3. Has a built-in network firewall

A network firewall protects a computer network from unauthorized access.
TP-Link TL-ER5120
96% have it

4. Is DLNA certified

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.
TP-Link TL-ER5120
34% have it

5. Has dynamic routing

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.
TP-Link TL-ER5120
55% have it

6. Has a URL filter

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.
TP-Link TL-ER5120
55% have it

7. Has a static IP address

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.
TP-Link TL-ER5120
74% have it

8. 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.
TP-Link TL-ER5120
43% have it

9. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
0
Trendnet TEW-714TRU: 2

10. Has parental control

Parental Control is a router-based Web filtering solution that will allow you to block any internet content you wish to keep from your computer.
TP-Link TL-ER5120
67% have it

11. 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.
TP-Link TL-ER5120
79% have it

12. width

294mm
Asus WL-330NUL: 21mm

13. 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.
TP-Link TL-ER5120
89% have it

14. LAN ports

With more LAN ports you are able to connect more computers to the network directly using LAN cables.
4
Asus GX1008B V4: 8

16. 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.
TP-Link TL-ER5120
86% have it

17. 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.
TP-Link TL-ER5120
45% have it

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.
TP-Link TL-ER5120
87% have it

19. thickness

180mm
Asus WL-330N: 12mm

20. height

44mm
Edimax 3G-6218n: 16mm

21. 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.
TP-Link TL-ER5120
76% have it

22. 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.
TP-Link TL-ER5120
84% have it

23. 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.
TP-Link TL-ER5120
31% have it

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