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TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND Ultimate Wireless N300 Router, Gigabit, 300Mbps, USB port, 3 Detachable Antennas / IP QoS/ QSS Button

  • TP-LINK Global Star
  • USB Storage, Printer, Media Server
  • All Gigabit ports, IP QoS
  • Live Parental Control
  • Great performance with 3 detachable antennas
  • Easy installation
  • Window 8 compatible
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years


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  • Robin L.
  • 11/26/2014 5:49:44 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat router

This review is from: TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND Ultimate Wireless N300 Router, Gigabit, 300Mbps, USB port, 3 Detachable Antennas / IP QoS/ QSS Button

Pros: Easy to set-up, stable with great range.

Cons: none so far

Other Thoughts: Never ever buying anything from BidDeal again.
Their lack of communications and poor shipping package ( a plastic bag with a sticker on it ) are the only reasons I didnt give this 5 stars.

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  • Daniel H.
  • 11/5/2014 9:52:32 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsIntensive usage

This review is from: TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND Ultimate Wireless N300 Router, Gigabit, 300Mbps, USB port, 3 Detachable Antennas / IP QoS/ QSS Button

Pros: I have 1 V2 and 52 V1 of these routers. 26 of them used in WDS mode and 26 of them in regular router mode. In over 2 years of use, I have had 1 dead on arrival and had 1 go bad. The ones in WDS mode get their wireless signal from an access point through a ciment ceiling and at least 1 ciment wall.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: For internet and VOIP, these routers are fine. I would consider something else if they are to be used mainly to transfer big files

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  • Edward L.
  • 10/29/2014 8:18:10 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Router for the Price

This review is from: TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND Ultimate Wireless N300 Router, Gigabit, 300Mbps, USB port, 3 Detachable Antennas / IP QoS/ QSS Button

Pros: Very easy set up even if you don't have a CD rom drive. Strong, Consistent wireless connections. USB Port good for network hard drive storage.

Cons: Wireless data transfer speeds to USB port for network storage are just ok....not superfast. A better data meter for monthly usage amounts would have been useful.

Other Thoughts: Got this to replace an aging Netgear N600 router (WNDR3400) that started malfunctioning after 4 years (i.e. dropped connections, USB port for network storage stopped working and cause router to crash and reset). This TP Link replacement router (even though it sn't dual band) does not really perform slower and costs half as much. I liked this one so much I got another one for my BF's place. Great value and I highly recommend it.

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  • John H.
  • 10/28/2014 5:25:23 PM
  • Tech Level: Low
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDon't do it

This review is from: TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND Ultimate Wireless N300 Router, Gigabit, 300Mbps, USB port, 3 Detachable Antennas / IP QoS/ QSS Button

Pros: The computer connected will work fine.

Cons: Not working now after a few weeks. It worked great for about 2 weeks at the most. Now nothing will connect other than my direct computer through an actual cord. My phone is okay at times but my wifes computer and our dvd's will not work. Tried everything. Don't buy

Other Thoughts: It seemed like a good unit at the time. I wish I never bought it.

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  • Brandon C.
  • 10/15/2014 1:46:57 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND Ultimate Wireless N300 Router, Gigabit, 300Mbps, USB port, 3 Detachable Antennas / IP QoS/ QSS Button

Pros: Great quality router for less than $50. Signal strength is very good. Easy install/setup. Im not sure about some of the reviews complaining about drops and shipping. I choose the free eggsaver shipping, ordered Monday night and it arrived this afternoon (Wednesday) via UPS. Been up and running all day, now signal drops or any issues thus far.

Cons: n/a

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  • Petar P.
  • 10/2/2014 3:19:44 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Router!

This review is from: TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND Ultimate Wireless N300 Router, Gigabit, 300Mbps, USB port, 3 Detachable Antennas / IP QoS/ QSS Button

Pros: The router is on of the best I have tried! It worked out of the box and the setup is extremely easy! I am using to stream videos and movies and for browsing of course-never had an issue! For the time I have been using it I probably had to reboot it twice! I have had for 11 months now...The router delivers on the promise and it doesn't brake the bank! Great Buy!

Cons: None what so ever

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  • Aristotle Z.
  • 9/21/2014 4:46:29 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsBad Experience

This review is from: TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND Ultimate Wireless N300 Router, Gigabit, 300Mbps, USB port, 3 Detachable Antennas / IP QoS/ QSS Button

Pros: Works well for 20 minutes.

Cons: 3 stars is too much for this router. Wan connection kept dropping every 20 minutes. Had to reboot. Bought another brand router that seems to work well. This one went back to Newegg.

Other Thoughts: Newegg is the best.

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  • James V.
  • 9/14/2014 8:41:54 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDon't do it

This review is from: TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND Ultimate Wireless N300 Router, Gigabit, 300Mbps, USB port, 3 Detachable Antennas / IP QoS/ QSS Button

Pros: small, nice color

Cons: Disconnects constantly, have to unplug and restart to get wireless devices connected, even updated firmware .

Other Thoughts: Get a decent router, spend the money, I will not pay shipping to return, in the garbage this goes and off to a local store I go.

Manufacturer Response:

Hello Customer,

We are sorry to see that this device didn't work out for you.

We do have a 24 hour technical support team that you may contact if you run into issues like these.

Hopefully this experience will not keep you from checking out more TP-Link products in the future.

Please contact for any issues or concerns.


Best Regards!

TP-LINK Support Team
support.usa@tp-link.com
(866) 225-8139
http://www.tp-link.com/us/support

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  • Anonymous
  • 9/5/2014 12:41:10 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsGreat value

This review is from: TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND Ultimate Wireless N300 Router, Gigabit, 300Mbps, USB port, 3 Detachable Antennas / IP QoS/ QSS Button

Pros: Less than fifty bucks, right now at least. High price/feature ratio, 300n + gigabit on all ports, strong wifi

Cons: Quite ugly, but that's about the only con. Why can't they just use a simple, stackable metal box?

Other Thoughts: Just a terrific value at fifty dollars. I have a TL-WR1043ND v2.0 and a TL-WR1043ND v2.1 (the current one here as of August 2014.) A few weeks ago I finally loaded dd-wrt v24461 on the v2.0 and it worked perfect. So I ordered another, but, although I thought I'd ordered a duplicate, I found I got a v2.1. So with some doubts I went ahead with dd-wrt, and was delighted to find it worked on the v2.1 box as well. Buying more.

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  • Luke H.
  • 9/3/2014 8:54:45 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExtremely Impressed

This review is from: TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND Ultimate Wireless N300 Router, Gigabit, 300Mbps, USB port, 3 Detachable Antennas / IP QoS/ QSS Button

Pros: This router performs just as good as others twice it's price. The WAN to LAN throughput is huge! Our connection is flawless via LAN, with heavy use on multiple machines.

Cons: You can't update the firmware automatically from the settings, you must download it from TP-LINK's website and then flash it via web browser.

Still nothing to shake a stick at.

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