I’m on a run. This Dlink Cloud Router installed quickly and easily. If you follow my product
evaluations, I am
highly critical of products that claim to be consumer products and truly demand
a technician to install. The detriment
to these mis-labeled products is that the consumer ends up feeling like an
idiot because they can’t get the product installed. If a product is technical, label it as
so. Happily this product was simplicity
in itself as far as installation is concerned.
|Note the included USB port for sharing data.|
It comes with a short multi-fold easy installation guide that surprisingly enough was truly an easy installation guide. I hooked it directly to my laptop and configured it using Firefox. Configuration was basically hitting the next button and agreeing to terms. After it said it was configured I walked around with my phone and used the Wifi Analyzer AP to check the signal strength. Dlink is accurate when the say it puts out a stronger signal. In the same room as my Linksys it read -50dBm with the Linksys peaking at -65dBm. Even more impressive was going downstairs the Dlink was reading -60dBm while the Linksys dropped to -80dBm.
So the unit was easy to install and does seem to test out with a strong wireless signal. The other features that define this as a “Cloud” router remain to be tested but my initial reaction is very positive.If reviewing a product, it may have been received free of charge. That will NEVER have a bearing on my recommendations.