Tag: router

D-Link DIR-880L Router

I bought a new Router from Costco two months ago. D-Link DIR-880L Dual Band Router AC1900. It replaced my old DIR-850L. The most important reason, which makes me decide to buy it, is the price, $99.97. The current market price of it is $159.99 at NCIX or $189.99 at [...]
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Wifi Standard 802.11ac

802.11ac is main stream as well as 802.11n. Because 802.11n has better distance and more power to pass-through wall. But 802.11ac is much fast than 802.11n. 802.11ac Technology Overview: 11n Specification: 2.4 and 5Ghz  Supported Wider channels 40MHz Better modulation 64QAM Additional streams up to 4 streams Beam forming [...]
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Upgrade Dir-850L router firmware to v1.13

It is time to upgrade router firmware. There is a alert notice on the support.dlink.ca Security Advisory: New firmware has been released that fixes the latest HNAP Privilege Escalation Vulnerability. Please ensure to upgrade your router to the latest firmware version. Click on on the Downloads tab below. What [...]
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Upgrade firmware of D-Link DIR-850L

Now it is time to upgrade D-Link router 850L to new version, 1.12WW. Here is official download link Look at the release notes: Firmware: FW1.12.B05(Release) Hardware: A1 Date:2014/10/06 Note: 1. Update CN channel table 2. Support No-IP DDNS server Problems Resolved: 1. Fix gmx mail server issue. 2. Fix [...]
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How to add a schedule Cron job in DD-WRT router

It is the guide for Buffalo WZR-HP-G300NH2, powered by DD-WRT v24-sp2. Sign in router web UI. Go to Administration >> Management There is one section called Cron. Select Enable, then enter the scripts in the Cron Jobs box below.   Then click Save, and Apply Settings buttons. If you [...]
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Upgrade DIR-850L firmware to v1.09

My DIR-850L has firmware 1.06 now.  Yesterday, I saw 1.09 is released in September, 2013. I checked the release notes of it, below. Firmware:   v1.09   9/17/2013 NA and EU Region Revision Info: ¤ Block traffic between WAN and LAN ports during booting ¤ Fixed UPnP security issue ¤ Improved wireless IOT [...]
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Got a D-Link DIR-850L to replace DIR-845L

Got DIR-850L at London Drugs. It is only $10 more than the one I got, DIR-845L at Costco. I did not see the benefits of SmartBeamTM Technology. So I spend $109 to get a new router with 802.11AC support. 802.11AC is a new standard. See new technologies data from [...]
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DIR-845L vs DIR-826L

One of readers asked the difference between DIR-845L and DIR-826L. I did a lot of research online before purchasing my new Router. They have a similar shape. Not easy to distinguish them without look at the back. There are not many differences between these two router, but the difference [...]
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