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D-Link DIR-615 Wireless N300 Router, 4-Port Switch, DD-WRT Open Source support

  • 4 Ethernet ports - Fast wired connectivity
  • Enhanced security - WPA/WPA 2 support
  • Easy WPS setup and configuration
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Matthew G.
  • 2/18/2015 1:43:25 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsIt works great if you only need every other second

This review is from: D-Link DIR-615 Wireless N300 Router, 4-Port Switch, DD-WRT Open Source support

Pros: • 4-ports
• Works sometimes
• Supports WPA2 Personal and Enterprise
• Port Forwarding and Virtual Server

Cons: • Loses connection about 3 times per minute for about 5 seconds
• Impossible to game with because of connection glitches
• Router Firmware could look a lot better
• Description says it supports DD-WRT but is actually a nightmare in practice

Other Thoughts: If you're looking at this router, chances are you'll want to find something else.

Most of the cons are small issues, but the dropped connections are something that plagues me on a daily basis. I'm so sick of seeing the stupid dinosaur and "Cannot Connect".

Yes, I've updated the router's firmware.

Yes, I tried using DD-WRT and had minimal success.

No setting I've found on this thing eliminates my connection issues, and I know that it's not an issue with my service or other hardware because I only get the issue while using this device. The issues appear in both wireless and wired connections.

Seriously, go with something a little nicer like a Linksys or ASUS.

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  • Kamranpour .
  • 2/10/2015 7:59:03 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsNot worth it, even if free

This review is from: D-Link DIR-615 Wireless N300 Router, 4-Port Switch, DD-WRT Open Source support

Pros: After a restart, D-link router does provide WiFi and Ethernet connection to the Internet.

DIR-615 was easy to install and mange.

Cons: DIR-615 WiFi connection to the Internet is not persistent: The WiFi signal stops and router does not always re-establish or provide connection to devices online.

Ethernet port do not always provide access to the Internet. Intermittently Ethernet port drops the connection to the Internet.

Other Thoughts: My original DIR-615 would intermittently loose WiFi and Ethernet connection, D-Link provided a replacement with Firmware version I1, the replacement was worst than the original. D-Link was good about proving a replacement.

I've lost a lot of time, on daily basis it has to be restarted so that access to the Internet can be attained.

D-Link support has done all they can. The router remains unreliable (both WiFi and Ethernet) their recommended configuration has not resolved or improved the problem.

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  • Shannon B.
  • 11/24/2014 2:24:05 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGood Customer Support

This review is from: D-Link DIR-615 Wireless N300 Router, 4-Port Switch, DD-WRT Open Source support

Pros: Customer Support

Cons: Little Troublesome Getting it up and running

Other Thoughts: I was trying to install this router and ran into a few problems. First was that it required using the cd and the internet. I was trying to set it up at a location that didn't have the internet yet and couldn't do so. Second frustration was that there was an IP Conflict on my network evidently. The good news is, DLink had a 24 7 customer support number where Grace (Badge ID #AR-004226) did a great job assisting me. Their support alone made me give this review an extra star.

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  • Home C.
  • 10/14/2014 11:48:53 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDOA

This review is from: D-Link DIR-615 Wireless N300 Router, 4-Port Switch, DD-WRT Open Source support

Pros: None

Cons: DOA got it free just tried to use it. Doesn't even recognize a network cable plugged into it. Cant pass setup as there is no connection to it.

Other Thoughts: If it wasn't free I would be more upset.

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  • Vladimir A.
  • 9/8/2014 6:26:39 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsD-Link should be ashamed

This review is from: D-Link DIR-615 Wireless N300 Router, 4-Port Switch, DD-WRT Open Source support

Pros: Like many other people here, I got it for free. Though, I feel like I was robbed, given how much time I spent trying to make it at least somehow working.

Cons: Like for many others, it doesn’t work for me. Both DLINK and DD-WRT firmware do this: router resets every few minutes (all LEDs are on, all connections lost).

Other Thoughts: No wonder it's free. D-Link should be ashamed of such garbage.

Manufacturer Response:

We want to thank you for the review as we appreciate the input and we are sorry to hear that you are experiencing issues with the product. D-Link advises that you factory reset the router and then download and install the latest firmware from www.support.dlink.com. If that does not resolve your issue please give us a call at 1-877-453-5465 so one of our technical support reps can receive a better understanding of the problem and therefore, will be able to effectively assist you. Thank you for choosing D-Link.

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  • Robert V.
  • 8/8/2014 6:37:42 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: D-Link DIR-615 Wireless N300 Router, 4-Port Switch, DD-WRT Open Source support

Pros: Easy hook up !

Cons: Need to call customer service!

Other Thoughts: D-Links service tech Aldy A-r004246 on case c6526200 spent all the time needed to get me up an running, Great service, Thanks Aldy

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  • Douglas K.
  • 8/2/2014 9:25:48 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsBad Experience - Couldn't Set Up

This review is from: D-Link DIR-615 Wireless N300 Router, 4-Port Switch, DD-WRT Open Source support

Pros: Free

Cons: Can't say - couldn't set up.

Other Thoughts: Got as a free ad-on when I upgraded my Cable Modem. Didn't need it, but thought I would eventually install DD-WRT and make into a repeater. The problem: I couldn't pass the initial set up. I won't go into details, but it's not my first D-Link product, or router configuration; I've done this before. Nothing worked. Might be compatibility w/ my equip, but it feels more like shoddy equipment that NewEgg foisted on me. You get what you pay for, and since I didn't pay anything, I can't complain - but what a waste of time and energy. Only thing I ever really complained about w/ NewEgg.

Manufacturer Response:

We appreciate the feedback as we take the comments into great consideration and we are sorry to hear that you encountered issues with the product. D-Link suggests that you make sure you download and install the latest firmware from www.support.dlink.com. You may also refer to the quick install guide and user manual to aid you through the setup process. In addition, our technical support team can always be reached for assistance by calling 1-877-453-5465. We thank you for choosing D-Link.

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  • Damian P.
  • 7/14/2014 4:09:07 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY

This review is from: D-Link DIR-615 Wireless N300 Router, 4-Port Switch, DD-WRT Open Source support

Pros: Easy to install

Cons: Unless your router is in the same room...the range is horrible.

Manufacturer Response:

We want to thank you for the feedback as we greatly appreciate the input and we are sorry to hear you are experiencing issues with the product. Please make sure you have downloaded and installed the latest firmware from www.support.dlink.com. In addition, you want to make sure you place the router away from household appliances such as telephones, microwaves, and televisions. If you are still encountering problems feel free to contact us for assistance by calling 1-877-453-5465. Thank you for choosing D-Link.

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  • Jesse S.
  • 7/7/2014 6:12:49 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: D-Link DIR-615 Wireless N300 Router, 4-Port Switch, DD-WRT Open Source support

Pros: Works awesome especially when you flash it with DD-WRT. This router has excellent value and is capable of replacing Bell Aliant's actiontec router if you load DD-WRT.

Cons: Ethernet is only 100Mbps and through my testing it only hits about 90Mbps but for the price and features once DD-WRT is loaded that is a minor issue.

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  • Chad M.
  • 7/4/2014 9:00:42 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

4 out of 5 eggsIt gets the job done

This review is from: D-Link DIR-615 Wireless N300 Router, 4-Port Switch, DD-WRT Open Source support

Pros: Cheap
Works
Gets the job done

Cons: Stock firmware is junk, the wifi crashed in under a week, luckily this was the week the DDWRT dev's fixed the crashing wifi bug on the Atheros based chips and released the 23720 build
No usb port
No gigabit lan

Other Thoughts: I threw DD-WRT build #23720 and it has run without a issue for a few months.
My neighbor got this for $15 one day as a shell shocker sale
It was the DIR-615-I1 reversion

I set the wifi to run on the 20 MHz channel width for better range (range > speed)
* running on the 20 MHz channel width limits the speed to 144Mbps which after overhead is about 3MB/s

Some people reported wifi crashing on the 23720 build with a high number if wireless clients so i would not suggest this for a business environment's public WiFi

I have also setup a DIR-615-E3 (not from newegg) with that DDWRT build, too soon to know if it is stable on that but when using dynamic 20/40 and turbo 40 channel width my client old's wireless G laptop could not see the access point. i think that laptop has a Intel 3945ABG card in it, both linux and windows had this issue, only wireless device i had was that laptop so i don't know if it was the router or the laptop that was the issue

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