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TRENDnet TEW-818DRU AC1900 Dual Band Wireless Router, DD-WRT Open Source support

  • AC1900: 1300 Mbps Wireless AC + 600 Mbps Wireless N bands
  • High speed USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 share ports
  • One touch network connection with the WPS button
  • All Gigabit wired ports
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TEW-818DRU


AC1900 Dual Band Wireless Router
TEW-818DRU (Version v1.0R)

  • AC1900: 1300Mbps Wireless AC + 600Mbps Wireless N bands
  • High speed USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 share ports
  • Pre-encrypted for your security
  • Create an isolated guest network
  • One-touch network connection with the WPS button
  • All Gigabit wired ports
  • High power amplifiers extend wireless coverage
OVERVIEW

TRENDnet's AC1900 Dual Band Wireless Router, model TEW-818DRU, is an extreme performance wireless router. It creates two concurrent wireless networks - a 1.3-Gigabit Wireless AC network and a 600Mbps Wireless N network to connect common wireless devices. Use the high speed USB 3.0 port and Gigabit Ethernet ports to further expand your network.

Ease of Use
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Easy Setup
Get up and running in minutes with the intuitive guided setup


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One Touch Connection
Securely connect to the router at the touch of the Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) button


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USB Share Ports
Plug in a flash or storage drive into the 5Gbps USB 3.0 port or the USB 2.0 port


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Multi-Language
Multi Language Interface: English, Spanish, French, German, and Russian


Security
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Encrypted Wireless
For your security the router arrives pre-encrypted with its own unique password


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Guest Network
Create a secure, isolated network for guest internet access only


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Parental Controls
Control access to specific websites or types of content


Performance
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Next Generation Wireless AC
802.11ac provides uninterrupted HD video streaming in a busy connected home


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Simultaneous Dual Band
High speed 1300Mbps Wireless AC band + 600Mbps Wireless N


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Gigabit Ports
Gigabit ports extend high performance wired connections


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Wireless Coverage
Whole home wireless coverage for average size homes


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Backward Compatible
Compatible with legacy wireless devices


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Energy Savings
Embedded GREENnet technology reduces power consumption by up to 50%


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Targeted Beamforming
Increased real-time performance by directing stronger wireless to your specific location


NETWORKING SOLUTION
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SPECIFICATIONS

Standards

  • IEEE 802.3
  • IEEE 802.3u
  • IEEE 802.3ab
  • IEEE 802.11a
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11n (2.4GHz up to 600Mbps TurboQAM*, 5GHz up to 450Mbps)
  • IEEE 802.11ac (draft 2.0, up to 1.3Gbps)

Hardware Interface

  • 4 x Gigabit LAN ports
  • 1 x Gigabit WAN port
  • 1 x USB 3.0 (Storage FTP, Samba, Printing)
  • 1 x USB 2.0 (Storage FTP, Samba, Printing)
  • Power Switch (EU only)
  • WPS Button
  • LED Indicators

Security

  • Wireless encryption up to WPA2
  • Firewall: NAT, SPI
  • Parental (Access) Controls: MAC, URL, IP Filter

System Requirements

  • Optional USB Printing Utility:
    • Windows: 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP
    • Mac OS X: 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6, 10.5, 10.4

Special Features

  • QoS Management
  • IPv6 support
  • WDS support
  • Up to two additional SSID per band 1 guest network per band with option for Internet access only
  • Dynamic DNS support for dyn.com and no-ip.com
  • Samba / FTP server support
  • Multi-Language interface: English, French, Spanish, German, Russian

Antenna Gain

  • 2.4GHz: 6dBi (max.) internal / 5GHz: 6dBi (max.) internal

Wireless Output Power/Receiving Sensitivity

  • 802.11a: FCC: 22dBm, ETSI: 18dBm (max.) / -68dBm (typical) @ 54Mbps
  • 802.11b: FCC/ETSI: 19dBm (max.) / -84dBm (typical) @ 11Mbps
  • 802.11g: FCC/ETSI: 18dBm (max.) /-72dBm (typical) @ 54Mbps
  • 802.11n: FCC/ETSI: 18dBm (max.) /-68dBm (typical) @ 600Mbps 2.4GHz
  • 802.11n: FCC: 22dBm, ETSI: 18dBm (max.) / -68dBm (typical) @ 450Mbps 5GHz
  • 802.11ac: FCC: 23dBm, ETSI: 19dBm (max.) / -55dBm (typical) @ 1.3Gbps

Power

  • Input: 100 ~ 240VAC, 50 - 60Hz, 0.8 A
  • Output: 12VDC, 2A
  • Consumption: 22 Watts (Max.)

Operating Temperature

  • 32 - 104° F (0 - 40° C)

Operating Humidity

  • Max. 90% Non-condensing

Certifications

  • CE
  • FCC

Dimensions

  • 1.8 x 6.1 x 7.1in. (48 x 155 x 180mm)

Weight

  • 14oz (395g)

Warranty

  • Three-Year limited

WHAT'S IN THE BOX

TEW-818DRU
  1. TEW-818DRU
  2. Multi-Language Quick Installation Guide
  3. CD-ROM (Utility & User's Guide)
  4. Network Cable: 5 feet (1.5m)
  5. Power Adapter (12V, 2A)

WARRANTY INFORMATION

*Maximum wireless signal rates are referenced from IEEE 802.11 theoretical specifications. Actual data throughput and cover-age will vary depending on interference, network traffic, building materials and other conditions. 802.11n 2.4GHz TurboQAM speeds requires clients with TurboQAM support.
**Printer Control Center utility installation required for each computer in order to access the printer


Learn more about the TRENDnet TEW-818DRU (Version v1.0R)

Quick Info

Warranty

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


Customer Reviews of the TRENDnet TEW-818DRU (Version v1.0R)

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  • Demily A.
  • 10/20/2014 3:23:45 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome router with great speeds

Pros: No complaints, picked this router to replace my slower AC router and this thing performs ALOT better and faster..My range has easily improved, previously I wasn't able to get any wireless connection in the office room but now I get exceptional connection. speeds are great, have not experience any issues online gaming through the PS4. installation was a breeze with the already encrypted wireless settings, just replaced the old router and I was up and running in no time..

Cons: None so far

Other Thoughts: So far I'm happy with this wireless upgrade

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  • Nicholas F.
  • 10/9/2014 1:40:31 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: So far so good, easy to update firmware and just renamed my 2.4 and 5GHz networks. Changed admin password to access settings. Good speed so far.

Cons: None yet.

Other Thoughts: I did some research on AC routers before purchasing this one. It seems to be the best bang for your buck. Other comparable high-end routers are in the $200 range.

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  • Florent C.
  • 9/21/2014 9:46:33 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsDisappointing router

Pros: Nice looking router, easy to setup.

Cons: Very disappointing. I bought this router to replace my old Linksys, and it simply doesn't match up in term of performances and features to my old router.
Most disappointing is the IPV6 support: it's very basic, so even thought the spec say it has support of ipv6, do not buy this product if ipv6 support is important for you.

Other Thoughts: Bottom line: If you need a router that is easy to setup this might be a good option for you. But otherwise look for another options.

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  • Mike V.
  • 6/17/2014 7:48:28 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsRange is absolutely Horrible

Pros: The only thing I liked about this router was the size, upright stance and lights to let you know what the router is doing.

Cons: Trendnet advertises this router as whole home coverage with powerful amplifiers. I found this to be very untrue as the 5 ghz band was good for 10' and the 2.4 ghz band was good for 15' so its more like a whole room router. I had 2 of these and after the second one was no better then the first one I requested a refund.

Other Thoughts: I used the first one for a week to see if some burn in time would improve the range and it didn't so I thought that I just got a bad one. I sent it back and got a replacement and the range on the new one was just as bad, I finally gave up and sent it back for a refund. I basically wasted a month and $25 waiting and paying for shipping.

Manufacturer Response:

Hi Anonymous,

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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  • Russell R.
  • 6/6/2014 4:46:50 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsNice package, horrible range

Pros: Nice packaging
Easy to set up
Nice software

Cons: range is horrible, significantly less than my NetGear WNDR4500
No external antennas (would have been easy to install higher power antennas)

Other Thoughts: Due to the lack of decent range, I returned the unit. I plan to order either the NetGear or Asus AC1900.

Manufacturer Response:

Hi Anonymous,

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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  • Harry J.
  • 4/3/2014 7:03:50 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Router

Pros: Wow, this completely blows away all expectations! Even though the built-in wizard is probably good, I wanted to tweak a few things so I set it up myself. I really appreciate the guest SSIDs for when company comes over. No need to give out the WPA2 key anymore!

The best part is the dual 2.4 GHz and 5GHz bands. No need to worry about slower devices encroaching on the faster devices. And it more than doubles the range of my old router. Now I can sit on the back porch and still get signal!

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: My first TrendNet product but definitely not my last!

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  • Chad T.
  • 3/18/2014 7:16:53 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Easy setup. Lots of flexibility. Very fast. Great range for 2.4 GHz band

Cons: 5 GHz range not as good as 2.4 GHz

Other Thoughts: Just set this up to replace a D-Link DIR-655 router I was having issues with (range and general reliability). So far, I couldn't be happier. The setup was very easy. I configured a 2.4 GHz "n" network, a guest 2.4 GHz "n" network, and a 5 GHz "ac" network. Total setup time was still less than 10 mins. This came with a free linksys media bridge when I ordered it, and it took just a couple mins to setup using the WPS buttons. So far that is very stable and it made a noticeable difference in connection speed (I have a desktop plugged in to the media bridge now, will probably add a blu-ray in a bit).

As compared to my old router, the range on the 2.4 GHz network is very good. I have a 2-story house with a basement, the router being in the corner of the basement. Previously, I could not get a stable connection everywhere in my house. Now, using the 2.4 GHz band, there is a strong connection everywhere. The range on the 5 GHz band is not as good, and doesn't reach to the opposite side of the house on the 2nd story, but my media bridge is on the opposite side of the house on the first floor and the connection there is fine.

So far, I'm very happy with the purchase and it has made a big difference.

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  • James J.
  • 3/6/2014 3:42:30 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsTRENDnet TEW-818DRU AC1900 Dual Band Wireless Router

Pros: Lights on front nice.

Plastic router outside are nice quality surface.

Router has strong wireless signals on both 2.4GHz and 5GHz.

Interface responds quickly.

Changes take immediate effect without having to reboot router and losing your connection.

Router comes preset with encryption for admin password and network password which is a definite step forward.

Mulitple SSIDs is a nice.

Guest Network is a definite security plus.

Overall documentation is excellent with included diagrams and explanations.

USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports increase its utility

Cons: Ethernet Cable not the best quality.

Router somewhat unstable in vertical position as there are no legs supporting it.

No connection LEDs on Ethernet ports.

Interface is a little confusing when switching between Basic and Advanced wireless settings.

Network Status screen shows connected devices, but not by which connection type (wireless or wired / 2.4GHz or 5GHz).

MAC Filtering is limited to only 24 entries. MAC Filtering is listed under Parental Control and not under Security.

Only one Admin ID on router with no other IDs allowed.

Other Thoughts: So far I'm happy with my first AC and Trendnet router.

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  • John M.
  • 3/1/2014 3:29:02 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsTEW-818DRU Review

Pros: This is a light (amazingly light, actually) router. It has no external antennas and 4 LAN ports. I've installed it in conjunction with a Verizon FIOS Actiontec so I'm not using the "router" part of the router, just the wireless. And I have to say I'm liking the AC speeds, the fast N plus the guest network that I now have. It worked fine with a Linksys media bridge (WUMC710) using WPS. A Trendnet TWE-805UB USB3 USB AC and N adapter boosted my wife's desktop by maybe 30% over the prior N network. The extenders got the Samsung Blurays running the (cannot be said here) prime app really speedy. So I'm pleased.

Cons: Amazingly plastic and light, just seems kind of flimsy but its not. Bot that much of a con :)

Other Thoughts: While maybe not as pro as the top of the line Asus router, this is one nice unit. The speed boost just on the internal side of my home network (spouse and her laptop are wireless) makes it worth it.

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