Summary: Just for the record, Glenn, a D-Link tech, is an outstanding individual. At midnight, local time, my D-Link stopped working. I had never updated firmware since buying the DIR-825 and there were five updates.
... play but when you get it right it works great. The caveat is that it is discontinued and ...
T. Hughes, Amazon
18 May 2015
Summary: Certainly not plug and play but when you get it right it works great. The caveat is that it is discontinued and the manufacturer will only supply free support thru 09.2015. That s the only reason I did not rate it 5 stars. Full price for a discontinued product seems a little wrong.
Summary: This unit lacks the DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) necessary for configuring IP addresses; therefore, it's not acceptable for use on your local network if you desire to access your Smart TV functions. Aside from that short-fall the unit provides average network service.
Summary: This exact same hardware is available elsewhere on Amazon for 46.99 currently. You can get the free, open source DD-WRT firmware from the DD-WRT web site and load it on the hardware in about 5 minutes. There is no reason to charge this much for this item other than rapacious profiting.
Subseqent Review After a Few Years with Special Setup Information
Hasan al-Basri "hasan", Amazon
10 September 2014
Summary: I ordered this router from Amazon because two WRT160N's from Linksys both locked up within 10-12 hours of use, in spite of directed cooling fans. This is a very preliminary review that attempts to help solve some problems that might face anyone converting from the popular Linksys routers to this...