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Design (Glossy Surface).
Simplified Web Interface.
Gigabit LAN/WAN Ports.
450Mbps Data Rate.
Overall solid performance,.
A plethora of options including multiple SSIDs and Static DHCP.
WPS setup button.
Decent speeds at close range.
No USB Ports.
No LCD Screen.
Rare wireless issues.
No TCP/UDP timeout settings.
Reboots required for even small changes.
Lacks features such as dual band and guest networking found on much cheaper devices.
No dual band support.
By Real World Labs on December 13, 2011
At first glance the TEW-691GR 450Mbps Wireless N Gigabit Router really doesn't impress (although i do enjoy the glossy exterior) especially since it lacks the top color LCD screen we encountered with the TEW-673GRU which although not very...
By X-bit Labs on April 25, 2011
TrendNET’s TEW-691GR router and TEW-687GA Wi-Fi adapter are good products with certain downsides. Although they do have advanced hardware components and nice-looking exterior design, they have some problems on the software part. At the current moment it...
By ThinkComputers on February 21, 2011
TRENDnet’s TEW-691GR 450Mbps Wireless N Gigabit Router is a solid router. It is missing a couple features like connection logging and TCP/UDP timeout settings, but most users won’t even notice. One thing all users are likely to experience is...
By TechwareLabs on February 16, 2011
If you have read any of my other reviews, you have learned that I am lazy. This is not an opinion, this is a highly cultivated thesis. Monday through Friday 9am -5pm, I spend my time troubleshooting phantom issues for idiot users who break good...
By Rbmods.com on October 02, 2010
With poor range, difficult setup, and mediocre results we were highly disappointed in the performance of this router. At $150 it is priced at almost twice the average wireless router, and provides little to differentiate itself other than a third...
By TechwareLabs on September 08, 2010
The TEW-691GR form TRENDnet definitely packs all the features of the big boys. But does it pack enough features to match its $149 price? In short, yes. While most laptops on the TER-691GR’s network, will never be able to reach the blazing speeds...
By Benchmark Reviews on September 08, 2010
The TRENDnet TEW-691GR performs fairly well. Wireless speed is its primary advantage, capable of serving multiple users at high speeds. Built-in gigabit Ethernet ports ensure maximum wired speeds for LAN transfers and full utilization of whatever...
By Electronista on August 08, 2010
At $226, the TEW-691GR is fairly expensive and lacking in the value department, thanks to its lack of features. You don't get dual-band support, networked storage or printer sharing. It's tangibly faster than a number of routers, but is it worth...
By cnet on July 16, 2010
The Trendnet TEW-691GR 450Mbps Wireless-N gigabit router is a very fast single-band wireless router. Unfortunately, its good performance doesn't make up for its hefty price tag and lack of...
By MadShrimps on July 15, 2010
I had no problems at all setting the router up, mostly because it has an intuitive firmware interface. If people do not know what some of the options are, they can consult the Help page in the router interface or can download the User Manual from the...
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