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Reviews and Problems with TRENDnet TEW-680MB

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Overall 2

Works well when it's connect

Travis B., Newegg
3 July 2013
  • Summary: Trendnet support via email was responsive but their suggestions didn't help. I don't know what re-flashing the same firmware and resetting the router right after I've purchased it is supposed to accomplish. In this case, it accomplished exactly what you would expect: nothing.
  • Pros: Easy to set up and get working. I had it connected to my router with WPA2 password in about 10 minutes.
  • Cons: Drops connection to my Ubuntu file server every 30 mins. I get an error which says "bad file descriptor" on VLC and the connection vanishes for a few seconds. I contacted support, re-flashed the same firmware on it (already had the latest), and reset the router. It still does the same thing. Now I've got a product for home entertainment that interrupts movies every 30 minutes. Seems like the keep alive is not being propagated correctly on the bridge. If I plug my HTPC...
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Overall 2

Bridge unable to handle heavy traffic

Stewart T., Newegg
18 February 2012
  • Summary: Setup is easy with a simple web interface.
  • Pros: It is fast when it is stable. Using with a Cisco E4200 V1 router that can handle a/b/g/n, 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz. Router supports 450 Mbps, tri channel on 5 GHz. The E4200 V2 supports tri-channel on both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz. The TrendNET is the first bridge to claim support for 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz, tri channel which should allow 450 Mbps under ideal conditions.
  • Cons: This wireless bridge is unable to handle moderate traffic. I initiate a large file transfer using an ftp client / server and wireless connection drops after 15 - 20 seconds, then wired connection on the bridge drops, then re-connection cycle starts. Tried wireless setting changes, including slower speeds; Tried moving wireless bridge closer to wireless router; Same results. Cisco & Buffalo wireless bridges in same location are stable and do not have this issue. This w...
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Overall 2

User Review

14 September 2012
  • Excerpt: Это мост из WiFi в EtherNet: он раздаёт трафик по 4-м портам EtherNet, подключаясь по WiFi к другой точке доступа.
  • Pros: не знаю
  • Cons: мост не в ту сторону :(
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