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TRENDnet TEW-687GA N450 Wireless Gaming Adapter IEEE 802.11b/g/n Ethernet Port Up to 450Mbps Wireless Data Rates

  • Ultra-high performance 450 Mbps Wireless N
  • Networks gaming consoles, DVRs, televisions, and receivers
  • Gigabit Ethernet port for high performance wired connections
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  • Ultra-high performance 450Mbps Wireless N
  • Networks gaming consoles, DVRs, televisions, and receivers
  • Gigabit Ethernet port for high performance wired connections
  • One-touch connection to router with Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)


TRENDnet's 450Mbps Wireless N Gaming Adapter, model TEW-687GA, networks gaming consoles, televisions, and DVRs to the Internet with an ultra-high performance 450Mbps wireless connection.

Setup is quick and simple, with no drivers to install and a Gigabit Ethernet port transfers wired data fast.

Advanced Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) antenna technology with three spatial streams per antenna generates a maximum theoretical wireless throughput of 450Mbps. Connect to a router at the touch of a button with Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS). WMM® Quality of Service (QoS) technology prioritizes gaming, Internet calls, and video streams. LEDs on the front of the adapter convey device status. Cut your cables and start winning with ultra-high performance 450Mbps wireless N.



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  • 1 x 10/100/1000Mbps Auto-MDIX LAN port
  • 1 x Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) button
  • 1 x Reset button
  • Diagnostic LEDs
  • High performance wireless n data rates of up to 450Mbps
  • Wi-Fi compliant with IEEE 802.11n standard
  • Backwards compatible with IEEE 802.11g/b devices
  • Supports 64/128-bit WEP, WPA-PSK, and WPA2-PSK wireless security
  • Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) Quality of Service (QoS) data prioritization
  • Supports Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) antenna technology
  • One-touch wireless security setup using the Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) button when connecting to a WPS supported device
  • Maximum reliability, throughput and connectivity with automatic data rate switching
  • Easy user setup wizard and intuitive Web browser configuration
  • Coverage of up to 50 meters indoor, 100 meters outdoor
  • 3-year limited warranty






  • TEW-687GA
  • CD-ROM (User's Guide)
  • Multi-Language Quick Installation Guide
  • Network cable (0.6 m / 2 ft.)
  • Power adapter (12V DC, 0.5A)



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Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Anonymous
  • 9/4/2014 2:54:39 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggswaste of money

Pros: none

Cons: everything about this unit is a fail item will refuse you to enter setting to fix any setting to fit your networking needs. attempted multiple time to fix unit issue but still fail to acess web interface to fix issue with traffic.....oh and sometime in game unit ping will rise so high that u actualy will lag out and die ..... to be honest i can deal with a lot but if this unit would just let me go into the setting and make some fix issue would have been fix. so trend net fix ur firmware....make it to where the ip actually work...

Other Thoughts: do not buy go with a usb unit or more well known brand.....

Manufacturer Response:

Hi Valued Customer,

We are sorry to hear that you are experiencing issues with the TEW-687GA. If you are having issues initially connecting to the unit try assigning your computer a static IP address of 192.168.10.10 with a subnet mask of 255.255.255.0. Access the unit by opening a web browser and go to 192.168.10.110 and then follow the wizard. If you need additional assistance please email Adrian@trendnet.com and we’ll have someone help you as soon as possible. Please include your contact information and a link to this review.


Regards,
Adrian
TRENDnet Support
http://www.trendnet.com/support

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  • Michael S.
  • 9/1/2014 5:58:59 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsPiece of garbage

Pros: Bought two on massive sale for my desktop that has a broken WiFi adapter but solid Ethernet. Thought this would be a perfect fit, although I was hesitant considering bad experiences with trendnet products in the past (which is why I bought two). Sure enough...

Cons: Wireless reception is pure garbage. My laptop (which is currently sitting literally two inches away from this unit) can pick up signals for 4 different SSID's, including the one in my house and three in neighboring houses. Ditto for my desktop before the WiFi went out. The first one I bought at one time detected a random SSID I have never seen before (and does not exist in my neighborhood), and didn't see it since. No amount of tweaking the settings or upgrading the firmware fixed it. Never did see my AP.

Contacted Trendnet support to see if I managed to get some settings wrong. Nope, the tech rep claimed hardware failure was to blame, and that I needed to send the unit back to them. Luckily I bought two right? Opened up the second unit, hooked it up, and it actually saw my network! But again, saw no others. Managed to get it working for about half an hour until it quit picking up my WiFi. Tried the same as the first one, upgraded firmware, tweaked settings, nothing was going to do it.

Bottom line: I bought two of these for less than 50% retail price of one, and considering what unholy trash the thing is, this is worthless to me. Trendnet support was less than helpful (and also less than comprehending of my situation -- some Indian schmuck with an American-sounding name yet copy-paste answers for everything). This would probably be a good product if it had a halfway decent antenna, but as it is, it's only useful if you're within Ethernet distance of your router anyways so what's the point?

Other Thoughts: Done with Trendnet products in general. I previously bought a wireless printer driver from them ten years back, and it worked for a good week or two until it somehow fried itself. Frankly ANYTHING with a "Trendnet" brand is now something I will forever shun and turn my back on. They've lost me as a customer with their shoddy workmanship and even shoddier products.

Manufacturer Response:

Hi Shep,

We apologize for the issues that you have experienced with this unit. Thank you immensely for taking the time to review our product as it helps us gain more knowledge on how we can improve. If you have any questions or need further assistance with your product please contact me directly at adrian@trendnet.com . Please include a link to this review in your email so I can better assist you.

Warm Regards,
Adrian
TRENDnet Support Team
www.trendnet.com/support

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  • Daoliang Y.
  • 8/13/2014 8:12:39 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggspoor quality

Pros: not as overheated as netgear WNCE2001.

Cons: Bought as a replacement of my old netgear WNCE2001. Worked great for about 5 hours. Then data speed degraded significantly (less than 1 mbps even next to the wireless router). Essentially became useless.

Other Thoughts: Good product concept. but why is it so difficult to make a reliable and good quality product?

Manufacturer Response:

Hi Valued Customer,

I apologize for the overall frustration this has caused you. Please contact me directly at adrian@trendnet.com so we can resolve this as soon as possible. Thank you for your feedback as it is very valuable to us and helps us gain more knowledge on how to improve.

Please also include a link to this review in your email.

Warm Regards,
Adrian
TRENDnet Support Team
www.trendnet.com/support

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  • James G.
  • 7/5/2014 5:50:04 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDisappointing

Pros: WPA2, Lots of configuration options, can be connected to a switch for more ports. Very fast when working measured 368 Mbits PC to PC with 4 of 5 bars strength.

Cons: Looses connectivity every time it is not used. This is a big one and worth the other four stars. So you have to push the link up button on your router than you have 60 seconds to push the link button on this device. No problem...except you have to do it every time you turn off your computer or just when your computer goes to sleep, and pretty much every time this thing is not used for 30 minutes or more. When it's idle it disconnects. Extremely disappointed as I use this device downstairs and my modem is upstairs.

Other Thoughts: Buy one that stays connected even when not in use. Once you get past the poor quality wizard they provide you for setup it actually has a lot of options for configuration however nothing that will keep it connected when not in use.

Manufacturer Response:

Hi Valued Customer,

I apologize for the overall frustration this has caused you. Please contact me directly at adrian@trendnet.com so we can resolve this as soon as possible. Thank you for your feedback as it is very valuable to us and helps us gain more knowledge on how to improve.

Please also include a link to this review in your email.

Warm Regards,
Adrian
TRENDnet Support Team
www.trendnet.com/support

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  • Michael B.
  • 7/5/2014 5:17:58 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsWorth the $$

Pros: I was watching Netflix 10 minutes after opening the box. This appliance is cake to setup. Rock stable with plenty of bandwidth while streaming video. Love it.

Cons: I subtracted an egg because the link needs to be reset every once in a while. That could be improved. Not a big deal for me, but I can walk over and hit the reset button with ease. If I would have had to place this in a hard to get at place, e.g. behind other stuff, that little reset thing would be annoying. That said - I still love it and it is well worth the price.

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  • Wai L.
  • 6/24/2014 2:17:10 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggs

Pros: It only has one port, not useful at all

Cons: don't buy it , wasted of my money ! I need a full refund !!!

Other Thoughts: it only last one hour !

Manufacturer Response:

Hi Wai,

I apologize for the overall frustration this has caused you. Please contact me directly at adrian@trendnet.com so we can resolve this as soon as possible. Thank you for your feedback as it is very valuable to us and helps us gain more knowledge on how to improve.

Please also include a link to this review in your email.

Warm Regards,
Adrian
TRENDnet Support Team
www.trendnet.com/support

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  • Phillip D.
  • 6/11/2014 7:56:19 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsDoesn't seem to work on DVR's

Pros: Price.

Cons: Can’t for the life of me get my Directv DVR to recognize this puppy. Recognized on my laptop but it was advertised as working with DVR’s. No joy so I am returning it.

Manufacturer Response:

Hi,

I apologize for the overall frustration this has caused you. Please contact me directly at adrian@trendnet.com so we can resolve this as soon as possible. Thank you for your feedback as it is very valuable to us and helps us gain more knowledge on how to improve.

Please also include a link to this review in your email.

Warm Regards,
Adrian
TRENDnet Support Team
www.trendnet.com/support

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  • Margarita C.
  • 5/28/2014 7:49:34 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsThe worst!

Pros: NONE

Cons: Painful! Does not hold configuration settings, need to keep resetting.
Only has one ethernet port

Manufacturer Response:

Hi,

I apologize for the overall frustration this has caused you. Please contact me directly at adrian@trendnet.com so we can resolve this as soon as possible. Thank you for your feedback as it is very valuable to us and helps us gain more knowledge on how to improve.

Please also include a link to this review in your email.

Warm Regards,
Adrian
TRENDnet Support Team
www.trendnet.com/support

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  • Emmanuel K.
  • 4/14/2014 9:06:31 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsNeed WIFI

Pros: This is an excellent piece of tech if you need something that is hard wired to be WiFi. I use it on an older XBOX 360 instead of buying the $100 adapter. The Xbox recognizes it as a hard wire connection! It is the same for any hard wire device that does not have WiFi.

Cons: Wish it had more then one port in the back to allow multiple devices.

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  • Paul P.
  • 8/17/2013 7:27:59 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsWonderful unit

Pros: Worked great right out of the box. Connected to unmanaged 4 port switch to feed TV, HD-DVD player, Blu Ray player and all work flawlessly. Set Static IP in router mirrored to TEW and has been solid ever since.

Cons: none

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