Networking Stories December 10

TP-Link unveiled two new Wi-Fi routers today that take on the latest 802.11ax wireless standard. The new models are referred to as Archer AX6000 and AX11000. The AX6000 focuses on supporting more devices simultaneously while the AX11000 offers the fastest connection speeds. This means that you should have a general idea of which type of performance you are looking for before handing over your hard earned cash.

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Networking Stories April 28, 2016

Amazon is discounting a number of networking-related products this morning. There plenty of deals available that make for solid networking upgrades. Free shipping is available for Prime members or in orders of $49+.

Our top pick is the D-Link AC750 802.11ac Wireless Router (model DIR-813) for $24.95 Prime shipped. That’s good for 50% off the original listing, down $5 from the regular going rate and the best available. Rarely do we see a 802.11ac router available at this price. It features a dual-band radio system, four ethernet ports, and three “high-performance” antennas. Rated 3.4/5 stars by 174 Amazon customers.

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Next up, you can grab the NETGEAR PowerLINE AV2 1000Mbps Kit with 802.11ac Wi-Fi Extender for $79.99 shipped. For comparison, this kit regularly retails for $100 and today’s price is a match for the lowest Amazon has sold it for. It’s also the best offer available by 20%. This is Amazon’s best-selling Powerline Kit with a collective 4/5 star rating. If you have a location in your home that needs a network boost, this is a perfect solution. It has AV2 support with 1000Mbps speeds, gigabit ethernet, and 802.11ac connectivity.

If you don’t need the wireless connectivity aspect, grab this discounted TP-Link AV500 kit for $34.99 Prime shipped.

More Networking Deals at Amazon:

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Networking Stories April 21, 2016

expiredSave $10/month by owning your cable modem: NETGEAR DOCSIS 3.0 $47 Prime shipped (Reg. $60), more

Amazon offers the NETGEAR DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem (model CM400-1AZNAS) for $46.99 Prime shipped. Today’s deal is a savings $23 off the original list price, down $14 from the regular going rate and a match for the lowest that Amazon has sold it for, which was a brief Lightning deal. 

Save roughly $120 per year by owning your cable modem (more info here). If you haven’t made the jump yet, today is an excellent opportunity. With DOCSIS 3.0 speeds and support for major ISPs like XFINITY, Time Warner, and more, you’ll be in good shape with this deal. Note: we do recommend confirming with your provider first. Additional features include 340Mbps download speeds and a gigabit ethernet port. Over 280 Amazon customers have rated this modem 4.3/5 stars.

If you’re in need of a complete network makeover, this modem is available in a larger bundle with NETGEAR’s N750 Dual-Band 802.11n wireless router for $119.96 shipped ($130 value).

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Networking Stories November 19, 2015

expiredNetworking: TP-LINK Archer C5 802.11ac Router + Wi-Fi Extender $105 shipped ($135 value), more

Chances are, this holiday season you’ll be adding a few devices from our list of can’t miss deals next week. Whether it’s a HDTV, iPad, streaming media player or gaming console, your network is going to be under some increased stress. We’ve spotted a few deals today that can help upgrade your setup and save some money along the way.

Amazon offers the TP-LINK Archer C5 AC1200 Dual-Band 802.11AC Wireless Router + RE200 AC750 Wireless Dual-Band Range Extender for $104.99 shipped. This is a $135 value as the Archer C5 regularly goes for $85 while the RE200 retails at $50. Today’s deal represents an effective low on each model.

The TP-Link Archer C5 features 802.11ac wireless speeds, dual-band 2.4/5GHz networks, two USB ports for printers or file sharing and four gigabit ethernet ports. Over 600 Amazon customers have rated this router a collective 4.2/5 stars. This bundle also includes TP-Link’s RE200 Range Extender, which is perfect for pushing your signal further and covering dead zones in your home. It also has 802.11ac speeds and dual-band connectivity. Additionally, it has an ethernet port which is handy for adding a solid connection to a home theater setup. Rated 3.9/5 stars

Next up, Best Buy offers the Linksys RE3000W 802.11n Wireless Range Extender for $29.99 shipped. This extender originally retailed for $60, although it can typically be found for around $45. Today’s deal is $18 less than Amazon, a match of our previous mention and the lowest current price we can find. Features include 802.11n wireless connectivity, a built-in ethernet port and one button WPS security. Rated 3.7/5 stars by 620+ Amazon customers.

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Networking Stories November 17, 2015

expiredBelkin offers free Roku stick ($50 value) with purchase of any networking product

If you’re in the market for networking products like a router, ethernet cable, adapter, or network switch, picking one of these options from Belkin will get you a free Roku streaming stick, normally $49.99, for a limited time.

Networking Stories October 19, 2015

expiredBrother Wireless Mono Laser All-in-One Printer w/ AirPrint $110 shipped (Orig. $200)

Amazon has the Brother Monochrome All-in-One Laser Printer with AirPrint and Duplex Printing (MFC-L2700DW) for $109.99 shipped. That’s $90 off the original list price and the lowest it’s been offered at Amazon.

Features

  • Fast printing and copying up to 27 ppm
  • Wireless and wired networking or connect locally via USB
  • 250 sheet capacity paper tray
  • High yield replacement toner to help reduce operating costs
  • 1 year limited warranty with free phone support for the life of your machine

Amazon shoppers gave it 4.1/5 stars

Networking Stories July 10, 2015

expiredTP-LINK RE200 AC750 Dual-Band Wi-Fi Extender $40 shipped (Orig. $60)

Newegg has the TP-LINK RE200 AC750 Dual-Band Wi-Fi Extender for $49.99. Coupon code EMCAVKA49 knocks your final price down to $39.99 with free Super Eggsaver shipping. As a pricing comparison, it carries a list price of $60, usually sells for around $50, and today’s deal is a match of the best we’ve seen. It’s rated 4 out of 5 stars from 411 Amazon reviewers. Features include:

  • Dual band speeds up to 300Mbps + 433Mbps
  • 1x Ethernet port
  • High Speed mode
  • Compact, wall-mountable
  • Smart Signal Indicator

Networking Stories June 17, 2015

expiredAmazon Gold Box – up to 50% off HDDs + Networking: Seagate 1TB Portable $50, TP-LINK Wi-Fi Extender $40, more

Today only, as its Gold Box Deal of the Day, Amazon offers up to 50% off select hard drives and networking products. Prime members (free trial) receive free 2-day shipping on the lot, while non-members will need to spend at least $35 to lock in free standard shipping. There’s a total of 15 different items included in this sale, but that may change as the day progresses and the best deals sell out. Here are our top picks:

Networking Stories January 14, 2015

Multi-Function Wireless Monochrome Laser Printers: Brother $130 shipped (orig. $320), Ricoh $75 shipped (orig. $195)

Amazon is offering the Brother Compact Laser All-In One Printer with Wireless Networking and Duplex Printing for a low $129.99 shipped. That’s $190 off the original price and within $10 of the lowest we’ve ever seen for it. It’s also a match at B&H as well.

It has fast printing and copying at up to 27 ppm, and wireless and wired networking or connect locally via USB. It comes with a 250 sheet capacity paper tray and has high yield replacement toner to help reduce operating costs. It also comes with a 1 year limited warranty with free phone support for the life of the machine.

Amazon customers gave it 4.4/5 stars and left great reviews.

We also found at Adorama the Ricoh SP 213SNw Monochrome Multifunction Wireless Laser Printer for $74.99 shipped. That’s the lowest total price we could find by $95 (Amazon currently sells for $194). It has up to 23 ppm printing speed, up to 1200×600 dpi scanning resolution, Ethernet, and USB.

 

Networking Stories October 23, 2014

expiredAmazon Gold Box – up to 50% off select Netgear networking: routers, Powerline, Gigabit switches, more

Today only, as its Bonus Gold Box Deal of the Day, Amazon offers up to 50% off select Netgear networking equipment. Prime members and anyone who places an order exceeding $35 will receive free shipping.

Many of today’s products are at their lowest prices ever. Here are the best deals from the promo:

 

Networking Stories March 14, 2013

Refurb Belkin Gigabit Powerline HD Starter Kit for $30 + free shipping

World’s Best Deals via Rakuten Shopping (formerly Buy.com) offers the refurbished Belkin Gigabit Powerline HD Starter Kit, model no. F5D4076, for $29.99 with free shipping. That’s tied with our mention from two weeks ago and the lowest total price we could find by $30. This device includes one Gigabit adapter that plugs into a home router and a second Gigabit adapter that plugs into a wall outlet to stream HD movies from the Internet directly to your home theater system. It features data transfer speeds of up to 1,000Mbps and an operating range of 1,083 feet.

Of note, no warranty information is provided.

Networking Stories March 1, 2013

Refurb Belkin Gigabit Powerline HD Starter Kit for $30 + free shipping

World’s Best Deals via Rakuten Shopping (formerly Buy.com) offers the refurbished Belkin Gigabit Powerline HD Starter Kit, model no. F5D4076, for $29.99 with free shipping. That’s $98 under the lowest total price we could find for a new unit. This device includes one Gigabit adapter that plugs into a home router and a second Gigabit adapter that plugs into a wall outlet to stream HD movies from the Internet directly to your home theater system. It features data transfer speeds of up to 1,000Mbps and an operating range of 1,083 feet.

Of note, no warranty information is provided.

Networking Stories January 17, 2013

D-Link Powerline Router for $40 + $4 s&h

TigerDirect offers the D-Link Powerline Router, model no. DHP-1320, for $39.97 plus $4.42 for shipping. That’s the lowest total price we could find by $45. It features WEP, WPA, WPA2, and WPS encryption.

Networking Stories November 5, 2012

Cowboom is offering the Belkin F7D1301 Basic N150 Wireless 4-Port Router for only $14.99 plus shipping. This unit retails for $69.99. Deal is only good for today.

This wireless router allows you to easily connect up to 4 computers to the Internet and features up to 150 Mbps data transfer speed for fast, efficient operation.

Features * N150 technology Delivers amazing range while eliminating drops and dead zones. * Up to 150 Mbps data transfer rates For fast, efficient operation. * Built-in 4-port 10/100 Ethernet connection For wired connection of up to 4 computers. * 2 LEDs Indicate connectivity for convenience.

Networking Stories September 10, 2012

mwave offers the TP-Link Gigabit Ethernet Media Converter, model no. MC220L, for $19.99 with free shipping. That’s the lowest total price we could find by $8. It converts 1000BASE-SX/LX/LH fiber to 1000Base-T copper, or vice versa. Click here for more information.

Networking Stories September 9, 2012

Fry’s Electronics offers the TRENDnet 500Mbps Powerline AV Ethernet Adapter, model no. TPL-401E, for $24.99 with free shipping. That’s the lowest total price we could find by $30 and beats our mention of a 2-pack from a month ago, which was $26.50 per item. This plug-and-play adapter uses your existing electrical outlets to create a secure 500Mbps high-speed building-wide network.

Networking Stories September 3, 2012

B&H Photo-Video offers the TRENDnet 200Mbps Powerline AV Ethernet Adapter Kit, model no. TPL-306E2K, for $48.95 with free shipping. That’s the lowest total price we could find by a buck. This plug-and-play Ethernet kit uses your existing electrical outlets to create a secure 200Mbps high-speed building-wide network.

Networking Stories August 28, 2012

mwave offers the TP-Link Gigabit Ethernet Media Converter, model no. MC210CS, for $59.99 with free shipping. That’s the lowest total price we could find by $5. It is designed to convert 1000BASE-LX/LH fiber to 1000Base-T copper or vice versa.

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