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Cisco RV180W
7.9 out of 10

Cisco RV180W

Great Deal: $249.00

Reviews and Problems with Cisco RV180W

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Overall 2
2.0

This VPN router is easy to setup but it is very slow.

Rich Garrett, Amazon
4 weeks ago
  • Summary: Very easy to setup. Lot's of options and features. For this price I would expect better performance.
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Overall 10
10

Solid Product

William M., Newegg
23 June 2015
  • Pros: Sorry to see so many negative reviews. Have installed many of these routers and have had very little problems. Setup up to 10 VPNs per router. Did have one failure within warranty period and CISCO replaced the unit. Found the wireless signal to be strong and the unit solid.
  • Cons: none
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

barbie, Amazon
18 February 2015
Overall 2
2.0

Cisco RV180W

Allen C., Newegg
15 September 2014
  • Summary: Dont buy from Cisco.
  • Pros: Looks nice.
  • Cons: No Support. Cisco will not support this router except to replace unless you buy a support contract. You are completely on your own. No help what so ever.
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Overall 2
2.0

Fed up after two years

Sean H., Newegg
27 June 2014
  • Summary: I would love to get a better quality router from Cisco, but I think I am stuck with this piece of junk. Doesn't anyone make a good small business router for under $600?
  • Pros: Good if you get one that works. Tech support is very good.
  • Cons: Unreliable. My first unit worked great for about a year and a half before the radio became unstable. I ended up turning it off and buying the excellent Engenius ECB300 to use as a high-power access point. About six months after that, I noticed Internet speeds dropping significantly. One of the LA...
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

drummerboy`, NCIX.com
13 April 2014
  • Summary: Picked up this router, speeds and range seem ok. Noticed that CPU utilization is pretty much consistently at 100%. The interface is as slow as molasses in January. This is one of the few routers that I've seen that will do VLAN routing on the LAN side (not sure about the WAN side) which is useful...
  • Pros: Rich featureset, supports VLAN routing, multiple SSID, awesome box on paper for the pricepoint, but not in practice... yet.
  • Cons: Not ready for the market
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Overall 2
2.0

terrible wireless throughput

Sean L., Newegg
16 February 2014
  • Pros: Excellent set of features, can setup multiple wireless networks, client isolation between SSIDs, alllows multiple VLANS.
  • Cons: slow admin interface, can only achieve 10Mbps of 802.11n wireless throughput
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Overall 8
8.0

Fills a niche

VICTOR H., Newegg
11 October 2013
  • Summary: Fills the niche between cheap poor quality home routers bought in retail stores and expensive commercial routers that are overkill for most small businesses.
  • Pros: This work as advertised. Ignore the people complaining they can't get wireless to work properly or whatever. Not true. I have used DDWRT on Linksys WRT54G for years and this is a worthy upgrade from that. There have been a couple firmware upgrades since I first bought this and they seem to have i...
  • Cons: I never had problems with what I do but had one customer who bought one of these who had problems when using multiple VPN's. If you read the release notes for firmware updates since then they appear to have corrected that. GUI is complicated. Partly because of the amount of high end features they...
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Overall 2
2.0

Poor Quality for Cisco

Anthony L., Newegg
30 September 2013
  • Summary: Extremely disappointed in a SMB product that carries the Cisco name. Cisco should be ashamed to brand this product with their name.
  • Pros: I bought this product due to the Cisco name, and the spec list had everything I ever wanted in a simple SOHO router. Gigabit switch, Wireless-N, Mutli WAN IP
  • Cons: However, the GUI is sluggish and not very innovative. The wireless connectivity is HORRIBLE. No matter the configuration of the wireless settings I could not get an iPhone, Android phone and laptops to connect or stay connected. - If you didn't read the admin manual, you will be confused by some ...
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Overall 2
2.0

User Review

Kipp K., Newegg
27 September 2013
  • Summary: Cisco used to rock, but now its all netgear. Picked up a netgear prosafe vpn router and it works flawlessly.
  • Pros: Somewhat easy setup
  • Cons: Bad Wan port caused intermittent connectivity problems. VPN and internet drop constantly.
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