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Pros: Crisp Video, Numerous configuration Options, Easy to setup. Can connect a VGA and Composite Monitors directly to it, and (The BIGGEST PRO) - It has an NTP Client! A real bargain for an 8-channel DVR with networking, especially given the price.
Cons: Only one - The internal clock won't stay set to DST. It keeps reverting to Standard time.
Other Thoughts: After owning a Nightowl DVR (also bought from Newegg for about the same money) which couldn't keep accurate time - EVER, I was excited to find a cheap 8 channel DVR that had an NTP client. It works well, and I have it set to retrieve the time from a time server on my network. (It can be set to use any NTP open NTP server.)
The only issue I have is after I programmed it to recognize Eastern Daylight Saving Time, and set the time, it reverts back to EST within a few minutes.
It has a nice provision for configuring the start and end of DST, so it should never be obsolesced by the whims of Congress, like so many other devices. However, it never apparently USES this configuration information, and jumps right back to EST after setup.
However, this is the ONLY negative I can find for the unit, and after my experience with the unit this replaces, I'm happy to give it 5 Stars.
This review is from: EDIMAX BR-6258n IEEE 802.11b/g/n Wireless Nano Size Multi-purpose Travel Router/ Range Extender/ Universal Adapter, Small Size Easy To Carry, iQ-Setup for Hassel Free Installation, and Power Fed by PC/Laptop USB port Supported
Pros: Perfect for travel. Unbelievably small. And....... They Work! Great deal at 20 bucks - I bought two!
Cons: A little tricky to get going initially. But don't give up - they DO work as advertised.
The "instruction Manual" is about useless. Lots of description, very little how-to. And a lot of the information is apparently for an older firmware version.
Other Thoughts: I'm not a big fan of unprotected buttons on the side like this unit has. So I dug through my junk box and found an appropriate-sized stainless steel washer that I placed over the button, and held it in place with 3M mounting tape. No more worrying about inadvertent resets!READ FULL REVIEW