Author: Jack Wager
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The TRENDnet TEW-691GR 450Mbps Wireless N Gigabit Router is a sleek looking router with a long name and potentially big performance. We’ll examine the specs, packaging, features, interface and of course performance, to determine if the TEW-691GR can survive in your personal network.
Specifications & Packaging
Here’s the spec list. Definitely not the most interesting part of the review, but totally necessary.
|Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)||Yes|
|Wireless Distribution System (WDS)||Yes|
|LED Indicators||Power, LAN, WAN, WLAN, WPS|
(LAN = Green 100Mbps | Orange 1Gbps)
|Frequency||2.412 – 2.472 GHz|
|Channels||2.4GHz: 1 – 11 (FCC), 1 – 13 (ETSI)|
|Antenna||3 x 4dBi fixed dipole antenna|
|Modulation||OFDM: BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM, DBPSK, DQPSK, CCK|
|Power Adapter||12V, 1A|
|Dimensions||148 x 180 x 32mm (6.2 x 7.1 x 1.0in.)|
|Weight||289g (10 oz)|
As you’d expect, the router is presented in a stylish box with its speed capabilities easily visible. Inside is a Cat 5e cable, user manual, a CD with a digital copy of the user manual, power supply, and of course the router itself.
And for fun, here’s some extra shots of the router.