(The other two routers in my house work fine, so I know it's not an ISP problem
Ted C. Wagner "el tedro", Amazon
19 July 2015
Summary: This review subject to change, but after 3 days of ownership I still cannot get it connected to the Internet. My computers can see each other on the LAN but have no Internet access. I contacted TP-LINK tech support at their web page.
Summary: Router speed is only about 50Mbits. The router is claimed to be Gibabits. But that only refers to the speed of the hub part (that is speed within the sub network). The max speed between WAN and LAN is only 50Mbits. How did I know? I recently subscribed Comcast 100MBps service.
Summary: I set this router at my house. It needed a weekly reboot. The DNS would stop working, talked to the support people at tp-link. Sent them traces where the wan port was sending arps with its mac on the internal network with the local internal network ip address.
Summary: I did my research and assumed that the instability problems with this product were related to having the latest firmware. Boy was I wrong. I upgraded to the Aug '14 release, configured the device and put it in service. It worked for about 5 min (no embellishment or joking).
Summary: I bought 2 of these back in January and I was less than impressed. They claim they can support ipsec but it does not fully support it. It can connect to an existing ipsec tunnel it can not host one. So i returned the second one almost days later.
Pros: Exterior case is nice. Access interface is fine.
Cons: Will not connect to Service Provider. Replace a very low cost Trend Net Router and 100GB switch with this unit to gain the GB speed and have everything in one package. While the router seems to recognize the service provider, it never once obtained a connection. Unplug / re-plug / resets all with...