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TP-LINK TL-WR740N 4 Port 10/100 2.4GHZ Wireless Lite N Router 802.11B/G 150Mbps

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Part #: TL-WR740N

SKU: 52257
Shipping Weight: 1.2 lbs
Shipping estimate: $5.99*
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Experience: 3 Years

Cheap and works well


Okay throughput
Using this as a bridge. It works well.

Bobby Digital
Experience: 2 Days


Cheapest router I could find on NCIX which is compatible with DD-WRT. Great signal strength, easy to setup, cheap, looks pretty good.
none so far
I have not tried this with the original firmware as I immediately loaded DD-WRT onto it when I got it. I received hardware version 4.29 which was easily converted to DD-WRT. I am using this in client bridge mode to extend my wifi to a computer and printer which don't have wireless capability. It is working great so far and has better signal and throughput than other wireless devices in the same location (have compared to iPhone and a Laptop).

Experience: 8 Days


Price, supports N, runs dd-wrt, compact size, runs cool, external antenna
Single band, 10/100 Fastethernet
I bought two of these routers on a recent sale. I intended to use one to get better wireless coverage for my home network. The N support was a bonus. I didn't play with the stock firmware much but it seemed adequate and the web management interface was well laid out. I did not use the setup cdrom. I just confirmed that it worked out of the box.

I am familiar with dd-wrt so I installed release 19519 and configured it as a wireless bridge. It works well enough and I can exercise the full speed of my internet connection (15 Mbps down/1 Mbps up) through it. The wireless coverage from the central main floor location covers my house

I also flashed dd-wrt on a second router for a friend to use OpenDNS content filtering for his home. The version of dd-wrt I used has run stabily for over a week on each of the devices. I'm very happy with how it works as a basic router.

I would purchase again as so far it delivers for its price point.

Experience: 1 Weeks


good price / quality
fixed antenna
nice router for 18$ , doing a nice job . i recommanded it !!

Experience: 45 Days


Works as advertised.
Nothing serious.
Purchased this item at 19.99. Again, works as advertised. No complaints.

Reliable wireless signal in condo, at times low, but always dependable.

(Used with: Android phone, laptops)

Experience: 1 Months


Price, DD-WRT compatible
Construction seems flimsy.
Was expecting rev 3 or 4, so getting rev 2.5 was a nice surprise. Flashed easily with dd-wrt firmware (v2) and it works like a great, though the bandwidth monitor doesn't seem to function.

Can't beat this little router for the price.

Experience: 1 Days


Great router, low price, good value
no detachable antenna
I bought this on sale for $20, and it works great. My online activities are a combination of surfing, voip, torrenting, and gaming. So far this router handles them all sufficiently.

Experience: 1 Months


-Cheapest router around.
-DD-WRT compatible
-v3 revision
I ordered two of these and got two v3 routers. These require a special DD-WRT flash before being usable. Aside from that minor inconvenience, they worked perfect. I've been able to use them in all sorts of experiments. For the price, they were definitely worth it.

One thing I should mention - both the stock firmware and DD-WRT firmware are going to be more stable than cheap routers from many other brands. For example, super cheap Belkin or Trendnet or D-Link routers are usually garbage. Even cheap Ciscos are usually awful. It's only once you get modded firmware on them that they start to shine.

This router has decent hardware. The TP-Link firmware is okay, but I still think DD-WRT is better and more stable, especially if you're a more heavy bandwidth user.

Wireless strength on this model is average due to being single antenna. It rarely cuts out, but it did hit 15% signal strength when downloading - my RT-N16 in the same position was at 60% strength. Don't expect the distance of a triple-antenna router from a single-antenna one.

Experience: 10 Days


none so far
I bought this router for a friend who needed a basic router. So far, it works correctly. I didn't install DD-WRT on this unit because there seems to be an issue, acording to some posts online.

Experience: 90 Days


good signal
good speeds
dont seem to have any issues with it
flashable with DD-WRT apparently, havent tried
none that i can think of yet
good price if you get it on sale, otherwise you might be able to find something comparable or better

if you can put dd-wrt on it..even better

i think the picture on this site is wrong, because mine doesnt look like that at all

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The TL-WR740N is a combined wired/wireless network connection device integrated with internet-sharing router and 4-port switch. The wireless Lite- Router is 802.11b & g compatible based on 802.11n technology and gives you 802.11n performance up to 150Mbps at an even more affordable price. Bordering on 11n and surpassing 11G speed enables high bandwidth consuming applications like video streaming to be more fluid. You can enjoy a high quality experience when video streaming, VoIP, or online gaming wirelessly, with traditional g products was never very practical, from anywhere in your entire home. Step into the 11n age with Wireless Lite N!

Quick Specs:
Package Contents
  • TL-WR740N Wireless Lite N Router
  • Power Supply Unit
  • Resource CD
  • Quick Setup Guide
Wireless Transmission Speed 150 Mbit/s
Height 1.1"
Width 5.9"
Depth 3.9"
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
ISM Band Yes
ISM Maximum Frequency 2.48 GHz
Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet
Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports 4
Number of Broadband (RJ-45) Ports 1
Total Number of Antennas 1

Specifications [ Edit | History ]

General Information  
     Brand Name: TP-LINK
     Manufacturer: TP-LINK Technologies Co., Ltd
     Manufacturer Part Number: TL-WR740N
     Manufacturer Website Address: https://www.tp-link.com
     Product Model: TL-WR740N
     Product Name: TL-WR740N Wireless Lite N Router
     Product Type: Wireless Router
     Fast Ethernet Port: Yes
     Management Port: Yes
     Number of Broadband (RJ-45) Ports: 1
     Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports: 4
Management & Protocols  
  • Web Based Management
  • IEEE 802.1p QoS

     Security Features:
  • NAT
  • SPI Firewall
  • IP Filtering
  • MAC Filtering
  • URL Filtering
  • VPN Pass-through

     Package Contents:
  • TL-WR740N Wireless Lite N Router
  • Power Supply Unit
  • Resource CD
  • Quick Setup Guide

Network & Communication  
     Ethernet Technology: Fast Ethernet
Physical Characteristics  
     Depth: 3.94" (100 mm)
     Height: 1.10" (28 mm)
     Width: 5.91" (150 mm)
Power Description  
     Input Voltage: 9 V DC
Wireless Specifications  
     Antenna Gain: 3 dBi
     Antenna Type: Omni-directional
     ISM Band: Yes
     ISM Maximum Frequency: 2.48 GHz
     ISM Minimum Frequency: 2.40 GHz
     Total Number of Antennas: 1
     Wireless LAN Standard: IEEE 802.11n
     Wireless Security:
  • 64/128/152-bit WEP Encryption
  • WPA
  • WPA2
  • WPA2-PSK

     Wireless Transmission Speed: 150 Mbit/s

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