5 things to know when buying Wi-Fi router for home office(2018)

How to select best wifi router for home
How to select best wifi router for home
(Last Updated On: January 13, 2018)

How to select best Wi-Fi router for home.

Wi-Fi today most popular world and technology all over world just because age of smart phone. Everyone knows the Wi-Fi and every one need it today. But there is many things to know to get a best Wi-Fi router for your home to make stable and high speed wireless connectivity. When we think any Wi-Fi router can gives you best connectivity than its vary big mistake and reason of buying a wrong Wi-Fi router due to lack of information about Best Wi-Fi routers specification.

Doesn’t matter you are a technical parson or non technical parson but Wi-Fi need everyone. So avoid a mistake when selecting best Wi-Fi router only done if we know what thing should check during select a Wi-Fi Router for home. Right product always gives you satisfaction and durability of product with happy feeling when we use it. So go through this post and read the small things keep in mind when you are going to buy wireless router for your home or office internet .

5 Specification to be check before buy Wi-Fi Router.

How to select best Wi-Fi router for home is not a big task to find out if you beware about what feature make a Wi-Fi router best from other Wi-Fi routers.. These are some hardware and software specification which make a router best durable and stability for long life. So go through given specification and compare the product you are going to buy for your office and home.

  1. Tx (Transmitting Power) Power of Wi-Fi Router
    2. Antenna Gain
    3 . Flash Size of Router
    4. RAM (Random Access Memory)
    5. Wireless Security Type.

Select Wi-Fi Router according to Internet Speed.

Although this post will give you clear information about choosing best Wi-Fi router but everyone use the different internet speed as per plan providing and choosing by them. Wi-Fi router comes with 150Mbps to more than 1Gbps Wi-Fi speed and price depend on Wi-Fi speed so choose the router as per your internet plan speed.

Exp: if your internet speed 1Mb to 100Mbps than 150Mbps Wi-Fi router will enough for you but if your internet speed is 100Mbps to 200Mbps than always choose a Giga 10/100/1000 Lan interface 300Mbps Wi-Fi router.  For more than 200Mbps you should go with 11ac Wi-Fi router which will give you Giga speed Lan as well as Wireless.

So first select the router as you required and then look the hardware and software specification as given below.

1. Tx Power :

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Tx power means transmitting power of Wi-Fi router. It means Wi-Fi router Signal strength covering area depends of transmitting power of wireless routers. More transmitting power will give better signal coverage but it should be under telecom regulatory norms as per your country to avoid radiation and other side effect when using indoor. If you are already using Wi-Fi router and not happy with signal strength so check your Wi-Fi router specification from router brand website or you can Google with model no.

Tx power can be control from GUI interface according to size of area we want to cover. Every country has a limitation of maximum transmitting power so choose your country from region setting to get proper Tx power for your Wi-Fi router.

 

2: Antenna Gain :

After Tx power of Wi-Fi Router Signal Strength depend on antenna gain. Antenna gain is a power of transmitting signal from antenna. Tx+Antenna gain= EIRP. EIRP is the total of Transmitting power of radio plus antenna gain. For home Wi-Fi Mostly 5 dBi Omni directional antenna provide by company.

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3: Flash

Flash is storage for installation of software and usable memory in router where firmware installed. Maximum flash size will avoid chance of hanging issue of router due to no free space .flash size comes in 2mb,4Mb ,8mp size for home routers. Always  choose router with maximum flash size because router create temp file and its use space to store it so maximum free size will never let Wi-Fi router any type of lagging and hanging issue when using multiple user in same time. see the product datasheet to know abot Flash size of Wi-Fi router.

Router Flash and RAM Details
Router Flash and RAM Details

4: RAM :

RAM stand for Random access Memory. It’s also called memory because its store frequently open program or commands so memory size depend router speed. Ram size lesser can be cause of hanging or slow process of routers. Ram measure with 4MB, 8MB, 16MB…etc. before finalize any Wi-Fi router must know the total user and maximum internet speed to get Wi-Fi router which can full fill your need without any problem.

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Router RAM

5. Wireless Security Type :

Wireless Security type is most important point out of five because security comes always first. So before buying new router we must check that router support latest high secured type wireless authentication. Router should have WEP, WPA/PSK, WPA2/PSK with AES TKIP and all updated security option. You can check security type in router specification.

Although lots of option available in router to make secured Wi-Fi network like access list, Mac filtering, bandwidth limitation, QOS. So you should also look on product feature where you will get about Wi-Fi router additional specifications which will gives you power of controlling your internet according to you.

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If you do not know how to get best Wi-Fi router brand list with its feature and hardware specification than you can read this post to get  Best Wi-Fi router sort with feature.

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