may not be the first brand you think of when it comes to networking devices, but they definitely deserve your consideration. They have been in business since 1999, and over that time have maintained a focus on offering easy to install and affordable networking gear. This will be the first review of one of their products at Bigbruin.com, but they presently offer a huge range of devices for home and for business networking needs.
We will be looking at the Tenda AC9 AC1200 dual-band Gigabit Wifi router, which is shown in the promotional image above. In addition to the slick styling, this router offers wireless speeds up to 867Mbps 802.11ac at 5GHz and 300Mbps 802.11n at 2.4GHz simultaneously, plus four Gigabit wired connections. Before taking a look at what the AC9 provided for review, let's take a look at a summary of its features and specifications as taken from the official product page
on the Tenda (US) website...
» Ultimate 11ac speed of up to 1167Mbps, delivering both 867Mbps 802.11ac at 5GHz and 300Mbps 802.11n
at 2.4 GHz concurrently.
» Broadcom chipset for stableand fast WiFi experience.
» Beam forming+ technology boosts range for the 802.11ac WiFi devices.
» High powered amplifiers and two external antennas for whole-home coverage.
» USB Port-easily share a printer locally and files & media with networked devices or remotely via FTP server.
» Full gigabit wired connections for ultrafast data transfer speed.
» Smart WiFi Schedule for convenient power savings.
» Speed: 1200M
» Interface: 1*10/100/1000Mbps WAN port, 4* 10/100/1000Mbps LAN ports, 1* USB port
» Button: 1*WiFi on/off, 1* Reset button,1* WPS button
» LED: 1*Internet, 4*LAN, 1*5G, 1*2.4G, 1*WPS, 1*USB, 1*SYS
» Power Input:100-240V—50/60Hz 0.7A
» Power Output:DC 12V==2A
» Antenna: 2*3dBi external dual band antennas
» Dimension: 226 x 179.5 x 76.6mm（L*W*H)
» Standard&Protocol: IEEE 802.11ac/a/n 5GHz, IEEE 802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz
» Frequency: Works over 2.4G and 5G concurrently
» Transmission Rate:
» 802.11n（2.4GHz: 300Mbps
» 802.11ac（5GHz: 900Mbps
» Certification: 3C, CE, FCC, RoHS
» Operating Mode: Wireless router mode,AP mode, WISP mode, Universal repeater mode
» Security: WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK, WPA/WPA2, Wireless Security: Enable/Disable, WPS fast encryption
» DHCP Server: Support
» Package Contents: AC1200 Smart Dual-Band Gigabit WiFi Router, Stand, Power Adapter, Install Guide, Ethernet Cable