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This review is from: QNIX QHD2410R MULTI 24" 2560x1440 WQHD PLS D-SUB DVI HDMI LED Computer PC Monitor
Pros: The VESA mount holes are 100x100 size, which is great because that is pretty standard. I have this mounted with two other displays on the wall.
It is very brightly backlit, I had to turn it down , actually.
The housing around the screen is very slim, looks nice.
Cons: The color balance is hidden pretty deep into the menu system, but once you get it set you can forget about it.
The DVI cable it comes with is a bit more stubby, which I thought was odd till I understood that a normal DVI cable's head is too long to plug into the monitor due to the stand mount extrusion being in the way, I ended up using the cable it came with which was long enough, but this could be a problem for people who need longer cable runs. I also considered using the HDMI connection, which is unobstructed.
Other Thoughts: The actual pixel density is very tight, which is great for creating a super detailed image, but that also means that your icons are smaller. Being part of a setup with two older monitors, I had to scale down the resolution to 1920x1080 to get the set to look right. This was my fault, not the monitors.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: Wavlink Wireless Wifi Router / Range Extender AC750 w/ 5dBi High Performance Antennas Dual Band 2.4GHz 300Mbps + 5GHz 433Mbps Ethernet Signal Booster Repeater Access Piont for Guest Network - Black
Pros: I put it into Access Point mode and plugged it in. It was up and running in less than a minute. But I wanted to have it replace the default wireless of my FIOS router so I had to do more tinkering.
1. You can choose what channel you want to broadcast on for both 2.4 and 5 gHz. Handy if you're in a dense residential area. I downloaded an app for my phone that shows me what channel all the surrounding wifi signals are on and then just chose a free one.
2. The three antennas on top can be pointed to make a very nice array. Just remember to point them perpendicular to the the coverage area (not pointing toward it like everyone used to think was how it was supposed to go)
3. The LEDs are not bright enough to distract you from across the room, but can easily be read when up close.
4. much smaller than the photos make it look.
5. You don't have to worry about keeping the owners manual around, cause the ip address and default login information is printed on the rear of the unit. (192.168.10.1)
6. The physical switch to change the mode of operation is nice because it assures you that you are setting it up the way you meant to.
Cons: The owners manual uses small print? I mean... that is the only thing I didn't like about the product. EVERYTHING else is perfect with this.
Other Thoughts: If you are using it as a wireless access point, you plug the Ethernet cable from your router into the LAN port. The WLAN is for connecting straight to a modem.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: TP-LINK TL-WA850RE 300Mbps Universal Wi-Fi Range Extender. Wi-Fi Booster
Pros: 1. The setup wasn't too hard, but I am a little above average in tech skill.
2. it is rock steady in it's connection. Never once dropped a device.
3. You can name it whatever you like, and if you name it the same thing as your original network it will EXTEND YOUR CURRENT NETWORK.
4. iOS devices are pretty sketchy if you do the above. my samsung phone and asus laptop and HP printer never had a problem while my boyfriend's iphone and macbook air wouldn't voluntarily switch over to the extender from the router.
Cons: Slow... I mean lest than 5% the speed of the signal it receives. The original 2.4 gHz signal from the router allowed downloads at about 50 Mbps. When connected to the extender, it went down to barely over 2.5 Mbps.
Other Thoughts: I would not recommend it to anyone who does anything more than checking email on a patio. Ultimately I am replacing it with an actual wired Access Point; far more expensive but will do the job better. I'm giving this one to my boyfriend's father who has no wifi on his porch.READ FULL REVIEW