TP-LINK® TL-WR542G router review
TP-LINK TL-WR542G is wireless router. The router has built-in switch of 4 ports and uses 2x - 3x extended range technology. The router consists of WDS wireless bridge that is used for bridging the connectivity in the wireless network. The router supports control in accessing at a day time basis. The supported standard of the router is 802.11g/b.
Wr542G Router is a wireless router that is integrated with firewall settings. The wireless router is used at small office and home networks. The router helps to connect to the network wirelessly and for accessing of the internet and files by the users very easily. Using this router you can easily connect to the Internet and share files and videos.
TP-LINK TL-WR542G router has many advanced networking features. The wireless router comes with extended range used for data transmission to a wider range of about 31 miles than that of the normal range. TP-LINK TL-WR542G router is compiled with IEEE 802.11g/b standard for the LAN connection. The router mainly consists of built in four port switch of Ethernet that is used for eliminating any hub that is separate of the Ethernet with a frequency range that is used by the router of about 2.4 GHz. The router also supports different types of wireless modes like Access Point (AP) router mode as well as bridge mode. The router consists of a detachable antenna that is omni directional in nature with 3 dBi.
- FIVE – Network connectivity
TP-LINK TL-WR542G router uses Ethernet connectivity with data transfer rate of 54Mbps. The router supports line coding format for baseband transmission of data. Some of the network protocols used by the router are TCP/IP, dynamic DNS and PPPoE. The router uses static IP routing protocol as well as dynamic IP routing protocol. The router effectively supports VPN pass through in the network.
- FOUR – Security
The router supports 1EEE 802.1 standards. TP-LINK TL-WR542G router provides wireless security and enables multiple security measures. The router device supports authentication method in MAC address filtering. The algorithm that is used in the process of encryption method are 64-bit and 128-bit of WEP security, WPA standard with 128 bit, authentication for shared key, TKIP/AES standard in security and supports MIC.
- THREE – Wireless Technology
TP-LINK TL-WR542G router makes uses of wireless technology for the network connection. The router has signal rates that are dynamic in nature and is obtained between 11 Mbps to 54 Mbps along with automatic fallback. The transmit power of the router in the wireless network connection is 20 dBm. The wireless range for indoor area is 200 m whereas the wireless range used for outdoor area is 830 m.
- TWO – Easy to install
The router is easy to install with the help of the CD that consists of an Easy Setup Assistant. The setup assistant helps to complete all the settings related to wireless network as well as security configuration. The feature allows to setup the products of the router by AUTO RUN function in order to have complete setup for the network by the user.
- ONE – Compact design
The simple design of TP-LINK TL-WR542G router with its advanced features is easy to handle. The dimensions of the router are 6.9” x 4.4” x 1.2”. The router is sleek and also can be wall mounted for better usage. The router consists of an external antenna that is easily detachable by the user. The router antenna makes use of reverse SMA connector.
TP-LINK TL-WR542G router is available with its advanced functions for the users. The router is extensively used for networking capabilities with its wireless feature.