EXCEPTIONAL PERFORMANCE The D-Link RangeBooster N® Dual Band Router (DIR-628) is designed for users looking to create a high-performance wireless network. Connect the RangeBooster N Dual Band Router to a cable or DSL modem and provide high-speed Internet access to multiple computers, game consoles, and media players. create a secure wireless network to share photos, files, music, printers, and more, from greater distances throughout your entire home or office*. We’ve also included a QoS engine that prioritizes time-sensitive online traffic to enable smooth Internet phone calls (VoIP) and responsive gaming.
DUAL BAND WIRELESS COVERAGE Dual Band N is the latest addition to the RangeBooster N product family. The dual band technology in the DIR-628 supports selectable 2.4GHz or 5GHz wireless signals. This allows you to check e-mail and browse the Internet using the 2.4GHz band or stream HD movies and other media on the 5GHz band. 5GHz is ideal for wirelessly streaming multiple HD videos across your network. It helps avoid interference by providing a clearer wireless band for HD signals than existing 802.11g products.
ADVANCED NETWORK SECURITY The RangeBooster N Router supports the latest wireless security features to help prevent unauthorized access, be it from over a wireless network or from the Internet. Support for WPA™ and WPA2™ standards ensure that you will be able to use the best possible encryption, regardless of your client devices. In addition, this RangeBooster N router utilizes dual active firewalls (SPI and NAT) to help prevent potential attacks from across the Internet.
Delivering unmatched wireless performance, network security, and coverage, the RangeBooster N Dual Band Router (DIR-628) is ideal for networking in larger homes and offices.
Delivers up to 12x faster speeds* and 4x farther range* than 802.11g
Dual Band N technology enables HD video streaming, file sharing, enhanced Internet phone calling (VoIP), and Web surfing
Access a secure wireless network using advanced WPA™ or WPA2™ encryption
Easy to install and use with the D-Link Quick Router Setup Wizard or using Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (WPS)
Backward compatible with 802.11g devices including game consoles and digital media players
* Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11g and draft 802.11n specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental factors will adversely affect wireless signal range. Wireless range and speed rates are D-Link RELATIVE performance measurements based on the wireless range and speed rates of an 802.11g Wireless G product from D-Link.
- by David_W @Sep 12, 2008
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it's a decent router that does the job, but it always disconnects even if i had the latest firmware and minimal connections, it happens to be happening at random intervals don't know what the problem is
Got this four months ago on sale for $60 for my apartment, which is small, so I can't speak for it's range, but I'm very satisfied with it. Took a matter of minutes to get it up and running. Able to run in different wireless modes (N and older, or just N to speed things up a bit), which is handy whether you have some older wifi devices or not.
Great router, strong signal that hasn't required too much tinkering. Took about 5 minutes to setup out of the box, no CD required. I wanted a Trendnet TEW 692gr, but NCIX was out of stock, so I decided to go with this. Pretty good alternative.
Bought it to replace my 8-year old Linksys wireless B router that finally kicked the bucket. Got it on sale for about $50, otherwise this model is a little too pricy for my needs. so far it has been nice and stable.
Pretty much the same stats as the gamefuel with dual antennas instead. Running 5 computers and more with portable devices on wireless and this thing hasn't skipped a beat. update the firmware on Dlink's website and you're good to go. Firewall is great...Dynamic Fragmentation option rocks when you share a connection with others... no hiccups.
I have not had any issues or loss of connection in the 2 weeks I have had this router. Nice signal strength, even outside in my back yard and the router is downstairs in the entertainment room (I have my Xbox 360 and PS3 hooked to it). Excellent router.
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