Summary

 There are a lot of modems in the market that resemble the TP-Link RE305. As with the TP-Link family, we see similar models in other brands. But the RE305 in our hand does the job well.

The price of the product is around X dollar. It is a little more expensive than the models offering similar features and speeds. This is probably because the device has just been released and it will get cheaper over time. That’s why if you are looking for one of the newest models, you can choose this device or take a look at the other similar models.

 

Best price on Newegg

 

Who should buy?

Users who have problems with Wi-Fi coverage at home or in the office can easily choose TP-Link RE305.

It eliminates the dead wi-fi spots in your home

Dead spots on the Wi-Fi network prevent the internet signals from reaching everywhere in your home or office. The solution to this problem that probably happens to almost everyone is quite simple. You can install powerline bridge systems that can repeats the internet and reaches to more places, or you can get a modem with a strong signal such as RE305 to remove dead spots and benefit from wireless network in every room.

The device automatically detects the places where your internet signal fails to reach, and raises the signal power to make the internet better and reach farther. There are many products in this area. Each one works on different frequency bands and connection speeds. The TP-Link RE305 operates in the dual-frequency band and provides a total connection speed of 1.2 Gbps.

Offering connection speeds of up to 300 Mbps in the 2.4 GHz frequency band and up to 867 Mbps in the 5 GHz frequency band, the TP-Link RE305 has exactly two antennas on it. The device, which has a strong transmission network with external antennas, also provides 1 Ethernet port for wired connection just in case you need it.

The TP-Link RE305 has a fairly easy installation, with the WPS button on it, you can install it without any technical knowledge in a few minutes.

There are also notification LEDs on the top of the device, where you can see how well your internet works and and monitor the network speed. If this light goes red, that means there are some connectivity/speed problems, and the blue light means you’re connected to the internet and everything is working as expected.

 

iOS and Android Apps

We often see mobile apps to keep you in control of these types of products. TP-Link also offers an application for the RE305 device. With the downloadable Tether app for iOS and Android, you can easily manage your network through your phone or tablet.

With the TP-Link RE305 Wi-Fi 802.11 ac standard, the next-generation smartphone makes the 5 GHz frequency band available for computers and tablets. It also has 802.11 a / b / g / n standard band support for many other devices as well. So, whether you have an old or new device, you can connect all your wireless devices to the internet TP-Link RE305 and monior your network real time.

TP-Link AP300 can be considered as an alternative to that product.

 

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