Trendnet TEW 712BR
Trendnet TEW 712BR
Top 61%178 points
Top 61%
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Trendnet TEW 712BR review: 26 facts and highlights

1. WiFi speed

A higher maximum Wi-Fi speed results in better performance. This is measured in megabytes per second.
150MB/s
Asus GX1008B V5: 2000MB/s

2. 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.
Trendnet TEW 712BR
79% have it

3. 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.
1
Asus RT-AC68U: 3

4. 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.
Trendnet TEW 712BR
74% have it

5. 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.
Trendnet TEW 712BR
88% 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.
Trendnet TEW 712BR
55% have it

7. 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

8. 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.
Trendnet TEW 712BR
89% have it

9. 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.
Trendnet TEW 712BR
87% have it

10. height

34mm
Edimax 3G-6218n: 16mm

11. width

158mm
Asus WL-330NUL: 21mm

12. 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.
Trendnet TEW 712BR
84% have it

13. 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.
Trendnet TEW 712BR
91% have it

14. 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.
Trendnet TEW 712BR
56% have it

15. weight

204g
Asus WL-330NUL: 17.5g

16. thickness

109mm
Asus WL-330N: 12mm

17. 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.
Trendnet TEW 712BR
87% have it

18. 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.
Trendnet TEW 712BR
80% have it

19. USB ports

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

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.
1
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. 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.
Trendnet TEW 712BR
46% have it

23. power consumption operation

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
3W
Belkin N150: 1W

24. 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.
Trendnet TEW 712BR
67% have it

25. internal storage

0MB
Apple Airport Time Capsule: 2000GB

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