A good wireless router that provides network storage as a bonus
5 May 2012
Summary: It seemed a good idea to have a local data store accessible from all my computers, The D-link Xtreme Wireless Router promises this. I found that the best deal was from the USA and it was dispatched quickly to me. However, although "Priority Mail" it got held up at British Customs for well over a week before I was informed that there was VAT to pay before it would be delivered. Once I paid this it was delivered the next day.
Summary: this is an awesome product with great all round possibilities for a home office. definetely the product to buy if you looking at saving space, power and money. coupled with a hard drive, its the ultimate tool in a home. :) definetely very satisfied. however D-Link should make a serious effort as the product is marketed as a 'Photo Frame' and both services that render pictures online have been shut down and as such im stuck with the statistics monitor only.
Summary: Firmware was revised SUPPRESSING important feature of DIR685, and downgrade is not allowed anymore. Yet, DLink keeps obsolete User Guide and Web Emulator. About support? I found no sign of liability. Do yourself a favour and keep off from DL.
Made in Taiwan / Customer support directly from Taiwan, that says it all.
5 June 2011
Summary: This router was defective right out of the plastic rapped box. It had about five dead pixels on the tiny picture frame display. It also had gouges and scrapes on the plastic piece that covers the lcd display. D-link customer care and technical support reads directly from the pages of their manual and regardless of the fact that these defects were a manufacturer defect they would not fix it or allow me to replace it because it was purchased from Ebay and not from a...
"SOLID Build! Showstopping looks! Worth every dime!"
Little Poppy, CNET
20 March 2011
Pros: -Easy Set-up -Very well built -Great Security Options -24-7 Bitorrent active -Web Hosting -Useful photo frame for periodic glance apps -Handy NAS Storage -Handy USB Shareports serve as a print server and any other USB device server -Great Network
Cons: -Cost -Finicky wireless Storage access -QoS doesn't seem to give that BUMP that I was expecting -Advertises uo to 1tb storage yet no 1tb drives will fit as of this writing -Photo Frame a tad to small to serve as a constaintly accessed/viewed HUD -Onl