Summary: I will leave an update if the router will loose its wireless power, that happens with many late models of wireless routers, including LinkSys, D-Links and Microtiks. The router TP-Link 2543 was easy to install. You do not need, actually, the disk.
Summary: Item arrived late but that does not detract from the functioning of the item.This was purchased for a friend of mine who it has to be said a techno noob. This was ordered with collection from amazon locker(very impressed,his words not mine although i do agree).He collected the item and i was unable...
Not bad at all, esp. on offer. Beware Open/DD-WRT config, and dont expect too much from the USB.
15 July 2013
Summary: Not a particularly pretty box, if that's relevant to you - I don't give two s**ts personally. Works fine with the TP-Link firmware, but with very slow USB Samba support and not many other options, and EVERYBODY loves more options. So I immediately installed Open-WRT instead.
Summary: Had to replace my old faithful Dlink 615 after five years of very stable service so what to choose? I did have a dlink 655 as a spare so I used that for a full day when it died or committed suicide.
Summary: TP Link TL-WR2543ND 450Mbps Dual-Band Wireless N Gigabit Router - Initially bought the router for bridging but as my original sky Netgear modem router does not support bridging I had to improvise.
Summary: However I bought it for QOS and the way it works is not as good as the buffalo I used to own. That router was my favourite but can't use it now as need a cable router. I was able to channel skype through the QOS and my skype calls were crystal clear as a result despite a lower bandwidth.
Summary: This is an 802.11n router with some proprietary extensions that will only work with corresponding TP-Link network adapters. Without these all you'll get is 155 mbit, although that's good enough for most stuff. Other than that a simple to set up router.
Summary: This is a very capable router for the price and the throughput was above average. If you have a cable connection then this is a good choice if on a budget. Persoanlly think it is on par with most £100 routers on the market such as Netgear and Cisco Consumer(LinkSys).