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Review of D-Link DIR-601 Wireless-N 150 Home Router

January 10th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

D-Link DIR-601 Wireless-N 150 Home Router is the best wireless router that you would like to have for setting up a wireless network in your house. D – link is a well known networking equipment manufacturing firm who have their foot print all over the globe. This router is priced at 40 dollars. This wireless router also has 5 Ethernet ports which can support 10 / 100 network ports along with the support for wireless support based on the IEEE 802.11 standards which can support different versions such as g and n and also IEEE 802.3 u is also supported by this router. There are security features like active firewall, Java enabled web browser are all available in this router thus it becomes easy for the user to use this router with high effectiveness and efficiency. The range offered by this router is wide enough to virtually cover your whole home. Thus the user can connect as many laptops or computers to the wireless network within their house using this wireless router. The driver software for the wireless router comes in the CD that is given with the router. The product package also has the user’s manual that gives the user step by step procedure to install and get the wireless router configured.

D-Link DIR-601 Wireless-N 150 Home Router has one WAN port and 5 Ethernet ports which can provide the user with 10 / 100 mega bits per second speed for data transmission. The firewall supported in this router can offer the user with features like Network Address Translation which is abbreviated as NAT, Stateful packet inspection commonly abbreviated as SPI and VPN Pass through features along with few other features like Multi-sessions PPTP / L2TP / IPSec. The security protocols supported by this router are WPA and WPA2 of the WPA variation and also there is support for WPS. This router can save the user from the wire mess that may get created in your house when you setup a network with wired connections. This also saves the user from putting more space into use for the network. The wireless network not only gives range but also gives mobility so the user can simply take their laptop from one room to another without getting disconnected. The cost of the wireless router is affordable if you list down its features, the mobility and range are the two main features that makes this router as the preferred choice for anyone who is looking out for a wireless router. This is possibly the best available wireless router which can meet both the personal needs as well as official needs that is expected out of any wireless router, this not only meets the needs it also exceeds the needs that needs to be met.

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  1. Bill
    March 22nd, 2011 at 16:25 | #1

    Installation took about 1/2 hour. CD ROM installation would not work with Windows 7 Starter. Found an online version and was able to complete setup. Router working fine with good coverage throughout my house. Have not been able to figure out how to disable the wireless radio while keeping power to the router. Have emailed tech support but so far no answer. Overall seems to be worth the price.