utter garbage.DO NOT USE FOR FTTN if you want to keep your sanity
I've had many problems with my DSL-2877AL, from low FTTN sync speeds to the "factory reset" button not actually erasing any or all config, corrupts admin p/w.Woeful wifi signals.D-link firmware v1.00.20 (latest at time of writing) is also buggy. I implore you, Stay away from this piece of garbage. It should be 1/4 of its price for its 'performance'. Currently looking for a bridgeable replacement, then this is going on eBay for $50 or in the bin.
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High School Drop Out
I should have realised something was wrong when my printer couldn't see one of the bands, and the other kept dropping out. Then in different parts of the house the speed went way down (losing 90%). Then I noticed it was always dropping out while using it. "You are not connected to the internet" constantly appearing on my browser. Unless you want to sit right next to this thing or have a cable, it is useless. I'm sending mine back.
Not worth it
There is nothing good about this router. Unreliable and slow. Got it free when I signed up.
Since I replaced it with PYTHON - Dual Band Wireless AC1600 Gigabit ADSL2+/VDSL2 Modem Router.
Average speed on my NBN FTTN increased from 25/25 to 85/35. Ps. 600 meters from the node. Enough said.
I've had two of these devices as supplied by my NBN RSP. Both units have suffered continuous and frequent loss of sync. Surely I can't be that unlucky that two units have both been faulty, right?
If it weren't for the dropouts, this would be a reasonable entry level VDSL/ADSL2+ modem-router, but alas.
Constant drop outs
I am on my second unit. Returned the first because of dropouts and got a new one. Same problem. Just drops out and requires constant resetting and reconfiguration. I was recently connected with NBN and it is exactly the same. I won't be bothering to return this one as the model seems just unreliable.
Worst router I have ever used.
First it was constant drop outs, then when I eventually connected to the router I couldn't even load or connect to the router page! (192.168.1.1) Now I can't connect to the wireless at all.
Stay away from this router at all costs, I've used many routers and this is by far the worst.
This is terrible! Can live without it.
This modem is extremely bad, avoid at all costs. Here's the first sign you're in for the ride of a lifetime: if you get the login credentials wrong the message <i>actually</i> states "ERROR: The login account is error.". Ahhhhh, the login account is so error.
You know what? Buy this thing if you enjoy restarting routers.
I'm trying to create an IP filter today but I can't because "Invalid IP address ." - Which one? Who knows, who cares, over it.
Don't buy D-link Model ADSL-2877AL
Worst experience : D-link Model (ADSL-2877AL) reverts back it’s settings from “URB without” to “URB with”, which stops Internet (Red light comes on) intermittently even if stays on (~2 or 3 times in a month). Frequency of problem is more when modem is switched off and on (~50%). After changing the settings (from admin console) from “URB with” to “URB without”, Red light turns into green and internet starts working. Also, at times 2.4 GHz band automatically stops working. Two of units has been replace but the problem is still the same. At my res...idence, local Engineers were able to simulate this problem multiple times. My internet line (Airtel) is pretty stable, as other models are working fine, and I have never face this issue from the last 10 years. D-link is unable to resolve the issue.
D-Link sell these modems knowing the WiFi doesn't work
This is the worst modem I have ever owned. From out of the box the WiFi did not work. I had to install the latest firmware which got the WiFi working, barely. Download speed of 0.2Mbps, upload of 0.01Mbps. Mind you, to get these "speeds" I had to spend 2 hours with online help to tweak the settings manually. It then dropped out every 5 to 30 minutes. BTW, the whole time the LAN worked fine with 4.2Mbps / 0.8Mbps (that's considered normal here, thanks Telstra for charging top dollar for sub standard internet)
Anyway, after 24hrs of frustratio...n and another 2 hours of online help and tweaking, it was worse. D-Link provided an RMA for me to return the modem. So back to DSE and 30 minutes with the number there I walk out with a new shiny POS. Unpack, connect, update firmware, re-write all the settings, and exactly the same. So another 2hrs with online help, then they give me the number for a "level 2 tech" What ever that means. Anyway, 2 hrs phone call of doing all the same and still the same. During the call he did admit the Technicians are currently working on a firmware update to fix this issue. So, D-Link know it's faulty! And they keep selling them!! Crap D-Link, demanding a refund tomorrow and purchasing anything else but a d-link product, EVER!
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