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TRENDnet TEW-691GR 450Mbps Wireless N Gigabit Router Review

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.

Special thanks to TRENDnet for providing us with the TEW-691GR 450Mbps Wireless N Gigabit Router to review.

Specifications & Packaging
Here’s the spec list. Definitely not the most interesting part of the review, but totally necessary.

Standards
  • Wired: IEE 802.3 (10Base-T), IEEE 802.3u (100Base-TX), IEEE 802.3ab (1000Base T)
  • Wireless: IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) Yes
Wireless Distribution System (WDS) Yes
LED Indicators Power, LAN, WAN, WLAN, WPS

(LAN = Green 100Mbps | Orange 1Gbps)

Power Consumption
  • Rated: 450mA (max)
  • Tested: 5.5watts (max)
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
Security
  • 64/128-bit WEP, WPA/WPA2-PSK, WPA/WPA2-RADIUS
  • Multiple SSID
Output Power
  • 802.11b: 18dBm (typical)
  • 802.11g: 15dBm (typical)
  • 802.11n: 15dBm (typical)
Receiving Sensitivity
  • 802.11b: -84dBm (typical)
  • 802.11g: -72dBm (typical)
  • 802.11n: -69dBm (typical)
Power Adapter 12V, 1A
Dimensions 148 x 180 x 32mm (6.2 x 7.1 x 1.0in.)
Weight 289g (10 oz)
Certification CE, FCC

Packaging

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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.

TRENDnet TEW-691GR 450Mbps Wireless N Gigabit Router

And for fun, here’s some extra shots of the router.

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