Wireless router | NETGEAR WNDR3800 Wireless N600 Dual Band Gigabit Router

The good: The Netgear WNDR3800 N600 Wireless Dual-Band Gigabit Router – Premium Edition offers excellent ease of use, fast wireless data rates, and long range and stable performance . This wireless router supports true dual-band, IPv6,  cloud-based storage and also  has parental control features.

The bad: The Netgear WNDR3800 N600 doesn’t support the faster 450Mbps wireless standard, and its USB storage performance could use some improvement.

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Advanced Features for Netgear WNDR3800 N600 Wireless :

Clear Channel Selector—Dynamically avoids busy Wi-Fi channels for clear and fast wireless connections automatically
ReadySHARE® Cloud‡—Access and share files on an attached USB hard drive anywhere you have an Internet connection
ReadySHARE® Printer—Wirelessly print from your Mac or PC to a connected USB printer
ReadySHARE® USB—Wirelessly share a USB hard drive with Macs and PCs
Time Machine® compatible—Automatic Mac backup to connected USB hard drive, wirelessly
Live Parental Controls with flexible and customizable filter settings
Simultaneous Dual Band—Runs both 2.4 and 5 GHz bands concurrently
Video mode—Dedicated wireless network for video streaming
DLNA—Stream media to DLNA® HDTVs, Blu-ray™ players and game consoles
Extend TiVo® Storage—Playback archived TiVo® recordings from attached USB Storage
Broadband usage meter measures Internet usage
Power and Wi-Fi on/off buttons
System Requirements
Broadband (cable, DSL) Internet service and modem with Ethernet connection
2.4 or 5.0 GHz 802.11a/b/g/n specification wireless adapter or an Ethernet adapter and cable for each computer
Microsoft® Windows 7, Vista®, XP®, 2000, Mac OS®, UNIX®, or Linux®
Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 5.0, Firefox® 2.0 or Safari 1.4 or higher
Use with an N600 Wireless Dual Band USB Adapter (WNDA3100) for maximum performance
Supports Windows® 8

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Performance
680 MHz powerful MIPS 32-bit processor
Memory: 16 MB flash and 128 MB RAM
Five (5) (1 WAN, 4 LAN) Gigabit Ethernet ports
Advanced Quality of Service (QoS)
Supports Wireless Multimedia (WMM) based QoS
Security
Multiple SSID guest networks (separate security and access restrictions)
Business-class Wi-Fi security and firewall— High-level wireless security for the home
Wi-Fi Protected Access® (WPA/WPA2—PSK) and WEP
Double firewall protection (SPI and NAT firewall)
Denial-of-service (DoS) attack prevention

Surprisingly this wireless router offers something that the N900 doesn’t: the ReadyNAS Cloud feature that enables access to data stored on a connected USB external hard drive via the Internet

N600 WIRELESS DUAL BAND WNDR3800

If you are not the techy kind and don’t want to bother with customizing, the N600 comes preconfigured with a network’s name and its encryption key printed on a label on its side and all you have to do is plug the router into an Internet connection, such as a cable modem, turn it on, and you’re good to go.

This wireless router retails between $80 to $217 in retail shops and is available at most popular gadgets shops like Harvey Norman, Bing lee , Dick smith,  etc

If you lucky you might find one at your local ebay or Gumtree website

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