Why AC gigabit router?
What is AC gigabit router and are there affordable AC gigabit router in online market? AC gigabit router is a type of router that offers newer version of hardware. AC routers offers fast wireless connections at 5GHz frequency. The number that comes after AC router models is the maximum bandwidth of a router. For example, AC3200 means 3200 Mbps, AC1900 means 1900 Mbps, AC1200 means 1200 Mbps. The higher the number the higher bandwidth and range you may get.
The 1.3 gigabits per second is the specified speed for 802.11ac standard. 802.11ac is vastly quicker and is expected to be three times quicker than the a 802.11n with 450Mbps maximum performance. When it comes to capacities, the 802.11ac theoretically can hold up to 100 users while 802.11n can only hold from 20 to 40 clients at optimum speed.
Are Tenda routers good?
There are multiple brands online that offers AC gigabit routers however, most of it are too expensive. If you are looking for an affordable AC router perhaps Tenda routers are what you are looking for. Tenda AC10 is a Smart Dual-Band Gigabit WiFi Router is surprisingly cheap and affordable. It offers dual-band Gigabit wireless with 802.11ac Wave 2.0 Wi-Fi. (See below table for specification and features)
Features and Specification
|Interface||3*GE LAN Ports|
1*GE WAN Port
|Button||1*WiFi On/Off button|
|Power Supply||Power Input: 100-240V—50/60Hz|
Power Output: DC 12V==2A
|Dimension||Package Box: 390*198*70mm（L*W*H)|
|Weight||Gross Weight: 810g|
Net Weight: 350g
|Antenna||4*5dBi External Dual Band Antennas|
|Standard&Protocol||Wireless Standards:IEEE 802.11ac/n/a 5GHz|
IEEE 802.11n/g/b 2.4GHz
Wired Standards:IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u
|Frequency||5GHz: Up to 867Mbps|
2.4GHz: Up to 300Mbps
|Wireless Security||WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WPA/WPA2|
Wireless Security: Enable/Disable
WPS Fast Encryption
|WAN Connection Type||Dynamic IP/Static IP/PPPoE|
Connection Type Auto Detection
Broadband Account and Password Migration
|Working Mode||Router/AP/Universal Repeater/WISP|
SSID Broadcast and Hide
Signal Power Adjustment
|DHCP||DHCP Server and Client|
DHCP Client List
DHCP Address Reservation
|DDNS||DynDns, NO-IP, Oray.com, 3322.org, 88ip|
|Firewall||Forbid UDP Flood Attack|
Forbid TCP Flood Attack
Forbid ICMP Flood Attack
Forbid WAN Ping from Internet
PPTP Pass Through
L2TP Pass Through
IPSec Pass Through
|Features||Smart Wi-Fi Schedule|
Smart Power Saving
Smart LED On/Off
MAC Address Filter
IP and MAC Address Binding
System Upgrade Online
|Certification||CE, FCC, RoHS, BSMI, NCC, EAC, IC|
|Default Settings||Default Access Address: tendawifi.com or http://192.168.0.1|
|Package Content||AC1200 Smart Dual-Band Gigabit WiFi Router|
Quick Installation Guide
|System Requirements||Microsoft Windows XP, Vista™ or Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1/11|
MAC OS, UNIX or Linux
Operating Environment:10%~90% RH non-condensing
Storage Environment:5%~90% RH non-condensing
Is your house consists of multiple rooms and walls?
The most common issue we have at home when it comes to wifi connection is that our house have 3 or more rooms. Some rooms have poor wifi connection and signal. If this is one of your major issue then you should really need to purchase an AC router. Interestingly, when I purchased my first Tenda router this issue has been resolved since it have wireless signal boosting technology both on 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands which broadens my WiFi coverage. It also offers Beamforming+ technology that makes the signal outstanding behind multiple walls. In addition, Tenda AC10 router is a full Gigabit WAN and LAN ports.
Is it easy to use?
Tenda affordable AC gigabit router has a modern looking web application. It allows you to remotely manage your router, network and devices, even firmware upgrade online. If you are an android user, there is available android app that you can download and use to manage your router wherever you are.
Things to consider in Tenda’s affordable AC gigabit router
- Modern web portal user interface
- Available android application at Google Play
- Stable and long range Wifi connection
- Easy installation
- Gigabit ports, WPS
- No available USB port for printer
- No 3.0 USB port
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