This model of router from TP-Link combines the functions of a Wi-Fi access point, switch, and NAT-router. TP-Link TL WR340GD is the perfect choice for home and office. Using this device, you can not only solve problems with Wi-Fi, but also combine working “machines” in a twisted pair. PSU, antenna, the device itself, instructions and cable are included in the standard delivery.
Users do not have difficulties with connection and settings
- Removable antennas;
- 54 Mbps;
- WDS support;
- 152/128/64-bit WEP encryption, WPA2 / WPA;
- IPTV support;
- there is FireWall, DHCP-server, NAT, Dynamic DNS;
- dimensions 16 * 2, 8 * 10, 2 cm;
- setup via a user-friendly web interface;
- power supply from 220 V.
The first setting should only be made via a cable connection. To do this, the router is connected to a network card, then connect the provider’s wire to it and turn it on.
Enter “192.168.1.1” in the browser, this will allow you to enter the interface. Now there will be two fields in which you need to enter login / pass (standard for new routers – admin / admin).
Once in the main menu, you can start setting up the Internet. If the standard data did not help to get into the interface, perform a reset (hold down the Reset key on the device for a few seconds, you can find it on one side of the case).
Settings for PPPoE
Setting up a network for PPPoE is easy. Go to the WAN section of the Network section in the interface. There you need to select the PPPoE connection type, as well as specify the login / pass, which the provider issues when drawing up the contract.
Other settings look like this:
- Dynamic IP;
- Subnet Mask, IP address – 0.0.0.0;
- WAN mode – automatically connect.
After setting all the settings correctly, click the Connect button and save the settings.
The instructions for this mode also do not look complicated. All manipulations must be performed in the Wireless Settings section of the Wireless section.
Enter the following data here:
- Mode – 54 Mbps;
- channel – auto;
- SSID – come up with a network name;
- PSK Passphrase – come up with a password.
- Encryption, Security Option – Auto;
- region – Russia;
- WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK.
Also do not forget to check the boxes SSID Broadcast, Wireless Security, Wireless Router Radio – Enable.
After saving the settings, you can log in to the network from any device.
The hardware version of the router, as well as the firmware version, can be found at the top of the interface.
To update the firmware, it is important to perform a number of simple steps. So, download the update from the developer’s site. The installation process starts in the Firmware Upgrade section of the System Tools interface:
- Select the path to download the file;
- click Update;
- do not turn off the device, the process will take some time;
- wait for the automatic reboot.
As you can see, the TP-Link TL WR340GD firmware is performed in a few basic steps. After that, you will get an updated router that will work even more reliably and efficiently.