Easy up w/fast & reliable service ((via comcast ););
Modem via Amazon w/the prime quickness. Unfortunately Comcast is only game in my hood but was stunned w/quick set up time. Aprox. 3 months ago & have not touched modem since; which is exactly how I like it and should be...
Purchased in December 2018 for $48.99.
Easy to Port forward and block websites
It's website management page has a simple interface which is easy to follow.
I managed to use this to port forward a few games which otherwise wouldn't work (Risk of Rain I'm looking at you!)
I used it to block certain websites from appearing.
It allows my playstation to host COD games, which my previous D-Link router did not.
The range is also good, and it auto switches channels if there is too much traffic on one. Overall a good product
Drops in and out sometimes
Although it does drop in and out sometimes it has been very reliable to us!
It drops out probably once every 6 months! Which to me inst actually that bad because you only need to restart the modem and it connects again!
Very cost effective also- so cant really complain
Had this modem for a while - does the job
Have had this modem for a while with no issues, currently connected to 4 computers, 1 laptop, 1 TV, 1 printer and several phones. Starts up reasonably quickly after turning it off to re-configure. Sometimes the internet does drop out, but I'm not sure if this is because of the modem.
Decent speeds. Can take a while to start up.
In terms of speeds, it depends on your plan. But for my situation, it gives good speeds when connected to the main modem. The main problem I have with it is that when rebooting the router, it can take up to 15min to restart. It can also sometimes randomly disconnect and not reconnect for sometimes hours. But overall, it is an ok router for general browsing and light gaming.
Router OK, support terrible
I purchased this unit because my previous router was no longer coping with the high number of internet enabled devices in the house. It was recommended highly in a number of websites specialising in reviewing computer equipment. When I went to purchase it, shop staff seemed to lack good knowledge about the diference and availability of the variations of this router. It can also be puchased as a combined ADSL modem/router and I was told that the version I wanted did not exist (obviously untrue). I had to go elsewhere to buy it.
Poor equipment and service
Purchased N300 and Netgear could not get it to work. Had an IT person look at the system and concluded the equipment was faulty. Returned it and purchased a N600 thinking we are better off with more expensive equipment. Netlink could not get that to work either and requested we return it to the supplier again.
Worst Router Ever!
Constantly having to restart it to get the wireless connections working.
Constantly having to restart it to get the internet connection working.
Wireless range is about 10m.
Does not automatically increase the connection speed after shaping has been removed on the internet connection.
When a USB device is connected the internet connection drops to the speed of that USB device.
Not buying Netgear products again.
Unreliable wireless connections, Unreliable wired connections, inadequate wireless range, fails to negotiate connection speeds, useless when USB device connected
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