Netgear WNDR37Av Wifi Router Review

posted on 30 Sep 2016 10:57 by networktips directory Tech

Highlights:

- N600 technology
- Gigabit Ethernet interfaces (WAN and LAN)
- USB port with built-in media server
- DLNA certified
- Ideal for video streaming and gaming

Like it’s other competitors, NETGEAR WNDR37AV Wireless Router is designed for high performance wireless network for streaming Video and multiplayer online Gaming, connect seamlessly with any DLNA compliant devices including XBOX consoles, Blu-ray players, HDTVs, and TiVo®/DVRs. You may also have a look at the new ultimate performance WNDR4700 N900 router.

Netgear WNDR37Av wireless router for streaming and gaming. NETGEAR WNDR37AV is also powered by N600 technology – simultaneous dual band both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz, double your bandwidth demand. With 5GHz band you can assure clean network with less interference compared with 2.4GHz band, ideal for streaming video and smooth gaming. WNDR37AV provides dedicated video network – Stream video on one network, while surfing the Internet on the other network. It’s frequently questioned about how to configure the clients to connect to any wireless dual band router particularly to connect to 5GHz band. Your wireless clients must support the 5GHz band as well to connect to the same band. if the clients can only support 2.4GHz band, the clients cannot detect 5GHz band, check out the best wifi routers 2017 in router review website, PickModemRouter!

Not just N600 technology for high speed wireless connection, the router is also embedded with gigabit fast lane for both LAN and WAN interfaces. Assure to use the same gigabit-enable technology for the NIC adapters to obtain the maximum data rate throughput.

The router features a DLNA Media Server and with the included ReadySHARE™ USB port allows you stream video and music from a USB drive to media players, DLNA TVs, and any other DLNA compliant devices – no PC required. The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) is a global collaboration of 245 (and more) of your most trusted brands, all working together to help you create the home entertainment environment.

Advanced Security Features

WNDR37AV Wireless Router for Video and Gaming provides advanced security features for your private network protection including:

- To encrypt your wireless connection, the router support the recent industrial wireless security Wi-Fi - - - - Protected Access® (WPA/WPA2—PSK) and WEP (for legacy clients)
- Double firewall feature (SPI and NAT firewall) to provide better network protection against any threats
- Denial-of-service (DoS) attack prevention
- Multiple SSID guest networks (separate security and access restrictions for guests networks)
- Free – Live Parental Controls with flexible and customizable filter settings
- Advanced Quality of Service (QoS) and also supports Wireless Multimedia (WMM) based QoS

Network Connection Diagram

Connect the Ethernet port of the modem to the WAN port of the router to share the broadband internet connection with your computer clients within the household. You can optimize the data rate throughput between the router and the modem if you use the Cable modem with gigabit port such as Surfboard SB6120 DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem.

WNDR37Av wireless dlna router network diagram

Comparison with Linksys E-3000 and D-Link DIR-655

Each of Linksys, D-Link, and Netgear compete with their superior products based on the final version of 802.11n wireless standards. D-Link with it’s popular product DIR-665 is updated with 802.11n as well.

Pros:

- Simultaneous dual band for mix environment
- Gigabit interfaces for LAN and WAN
- Guest network each bands
- USB port for shared storage
- DLNA compliant

Cons:

- USB port cannot use for shared printer
- averagely 3 star customer ratings for customer support

With DLNA compliant, WNDR37AV Wireless Router for Video and Gaming is designed for future standards in wide range of compatibility products. Compare also with the previous Netgear WNDR3700 Wireless –n gigabit router. Compare also with other N600 Netgear WNDR3400

Hawking HWREN2 Hi-Gain Wireless Range Extender Review

posted on 14 Aug 2015 11:13 by networktips directory Tech
The HWREN2 Hi- Gain Wireless 300N by Hawking Technology is a great repeater for those who want to extend coverage of WIFI network, eleminates wireless dead zones as well as boost the performance of your WIFI. With this products, you can make all your wireless enabled devices including smartphones, tablets, laptops connects to your wireless network conveniently, great for home or office. It also packed with two 3dBi dipole antennas (removable) so you will get more stable connection that ensures your websurfing, streaming or online gaming can be enjoyed perfectly.
 
According to the manufacturer, performance of this router is 3x stronger than various repeater or extender which is currently available in the market. It can repeats wireless signals from a variety of wireless access points or wireless routers in 2.4 GHz bands, 802.11b/g/n network. With the transimitting power reaches up to 500mW and networking speeds up to 300Mbps, it not only doubles (increase) the coverage of your wifi network but it will also strengthens unstable connections for various long range apps.

Now lets take a closer look on its installation,setup of the HWREN2 is quick and easy using a wireless enable devices (smartphones, MAC and Windows PC). The best part is, you don't need ethernet cable or CD to complete the installation. Just power up this repeater then use your wireless device you will need to login to its setup page. All in all, its installation feature allow you to customize, configure and setup the HWREN2 within minutes.

System requirements ;

1. A wired or wireless devices (As we have mentioned above)
2. Web browser - you can choose your favorite browser (IE, Opera, Chrome, Firefox, Safari, etc)
3. AC power socket (100-240V, 50/60Hz)
4. Access to a wifi internet connection.

Overall, this is a good wireless range extender and can be paired with the best wireless router on the market and once you have it.. you'll be amazed with the ease of set up and use. 
 
Make sure to visit out website at PickModemRouter.com to get the lates news and articles on the best cable modem, wireless router for home, gaming or office use 2016 on the market, etc.

edit @ 14 Aug 2015 11:46:15 by Wayne

NETGEAR AC750 Wi-Fi Range Extender Review

posted on 14 Aug 2015 10:43 by networktips directory Tech
Want to extend the coverage area of your WIFI network?? if so, you can do it easily with the help of NETGEAR AC750 Wi-Fi Range Extender. With it, you can enjoy the best signal as well as improve wireless coverage on your wireless-enabled devices like notebooks, laptops, smartphones or tablet around your home or even on your backyard. Reduces dead spots in "black" areas. It's easy to use, just plug it into any outlet in the wall then feel the difference.
 

Some users said that, this unit is easy to install and use on your network environment. Once you purchase this product, you can find complete guide how to setup, use, etc. In the front panel of the device, you can find six LEDs that will give you full operational information. The antenna itself can be adjusted according to your needs

Pros of NETGEAR AC750

1. Works fast and easy to setup
 
2. You don't need ethernet cablet, etc to make this unit works.
 
3. Extends range of your wireless system
 
4. It's a high quality extender, packed with dual band technology for both 2.4 GHz and 5GHz
 
5. Ethernet port included - Connect a wired device to your wireless network
 
6. FastLane Technology - Excellent feature to establish one super high-speed connection, it's perfect for streaming high-definition video and gaming as well.

Using this extender, you can also monitor the strong of your wireless signal via "NETGEAR Wi-Fi Analytics" application that can be download for free for Android devices.

Here is the things you can easily do with the Wi-Fi Analytics App

- Get the details of your network status overview.
- Monitor the signal strength of your wireless network.
- Measure wireless channel interference.
- Always track the strength of wifi by location.

Requirements

1. Wireless router : 2.4 and/or 5GHz bands
2. Compatible with various operating systems like Win7, 8, XP, 2000, Mac OS, Linux and Unix
3. You'll need web browser to complete the installation : IE, Chrome, Firefox, Safari.