Asus N14U Wireless ADSL Router

DSL-N14U

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    ASUS DSL-N14U Wireless N300 ADSL 2+ Modem Router, USB for Media and 3G sharing

    Wireless ADSL modem router with wide coverage, multiple SSID and USB applications

    Features:
    - Dual-purpose 300 Mbps wireless ADSL Modem Router
    - USB port for network print server, file sharing, Download Master and media server
    - ASUSWRT Dashboard for easy 30-second setup and advanced network control via an intuitive graphical interface
    - PPTP server for secure VPN data transmission
    - ASUS AiCloud allows you to access, sync, share and stream data from your home network to any internet-connected PC, Android or iOS device

    Fast Wi-Fi, with more space and less clutter:
    - The ASUS DSL-N14U ADSL modem router has Wi-Fi speeds up to 300Mbit/s. It replaces the ADSL modem from your internet service provider, saving space and reducing clutter. With easy, CD-free installation and reliable data transmission, DSL-N14U is a complete wireless solution for ADSL users, and also features a multifunctional USB 2.0 port.

    Easy 30-second router setup:
    - Use your smartphone, tablet, or PC to effortlessly set up your ASUS router in less than 30 seconds and in only 3 easy steps. Simply connect the cables to the router, open a Web browser, and follow the setup wizard to get you to the internet in no time.

    Multi-functional built-in USB port:
    - The built-in USB 2.0 port allows you to connect external storage, printers, and other devices to the DSL-N14U and share them with other users over the network.

    AiCloud - Sync. Share. Stream. Your world on demand:
    - ASUS AiCloud works with ASUS routers to offer the most complete, accessible, and secure cloud platform. It's a free app for iOS and Android devices, and allows you to easily sync, share, stream, and access all your content from any location. It creates your own private cloud server at home, and connects it seamlessly with the public cloud. Sharing is easier than ever with confidential links, which can be sent via email, SMS, and more. For the most intuitive and flexible cloud access from almost any device and location, ASUS AiCloud is your launch point

    Robust control and optimization with ASUSWRT:
    - With the easy-to-use ASUSWRT Dashboard you can setup, monitor and control your network from one intuitive interface.
    - DSL-N14U features special ADSL-related enhancements to the intuitive ASUSWRT graphical interface, inlcuding a signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) measuring tool that can help customers monitor the stability of an ADSL connection. A traffic monitor shows the data sent and received via the WAN, wired and wireless networks, while a reporting tool allows customers to send feedback about connection issues directly to a technical support team, with technical log files automatically included.

    VPN server enabled:
    - With DSL-N14U you can easily set up a VPN server for secure web browsing and data access - no matter where you are. Featuring PPTP encryption, your connection will always be secure and confidential.

    Download and stream anywhere:
    - Download Master and enhanced media server let you download and play multimedia files stored on router-attached USB storage on a wide range of compatible devices such as PC, pad, PS3, xbox, and smart TV. Download Master can also download files while your PC is turned off, and allows you to manage and monitor download status remotely.

    Discrete and secure Wi-Fi networks via guest access:
    - Share your internet connection with your guests in safety, with no need to share your personal password or network resources. ASUS Guest Network supports up to three separate guest networks, each with its own usage limits and password. Guests cannot access your primary network or any other connected devices.

    Technical Specifications:
    Network Standard:
    - IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IPv4, IPv6

    Product Segment:
    - N300 complete networking; 300Mbps

    Wi-Fi Data Rate:
    - 802.11b : 1, 2, 5.5, 11Mbps
    - 802.11g : 6,9,12,18,24,36,48,54Mbps
    - 802.11n : up to 300Mbps

    xDSL Data Rate:
    - ANSI T1.413i2
    - ITU G.922.1(G.dmt).ITU G.922.2 (G.lite)
    - ITU G.922.3 ADSL2(G.dmt.bis)
    - ITU G.922.4(G.lite.bis)
    - ITU G.922.5(G.dmt.bisplus)
    - ADSL/ADSL2/ADSL2+ multimode AnnexA,AnnexB compliant
    - ADSL 2/2+ 24Mbps downstream
    - Support Annex A/B/I/J/L/M

    Antenna:
    - Detachable 2 dBi antenna x 2

    LED Indicator:
    - Power, ADSL, Internet, WLAN, LAN x 4, USB x 1

    Button:
    - WPS Button, Reset Button, Power Button, Wireless on/off Button

    Ports:
    - 1 x RJ11 for ADSL
    - 4 x RJ45 10/100 BaseT for LAN

    USB Ports:
    - USB 2.0 x 1

    USB Applications:
    - Printer Server
    - FTP Server
    - Download Master

    Router Special Features:
    - AiCloud, Printer server, Download Master, AiDisK, Multiple SSIDs, Parental Control

    Operating Frequency:
    - 2.4GHz

    Operation Channel:
    - 13 Europe (ETSI)

    Memory:
    - 64MB DDR / 16MB Flash

    Security:
    - 64-bit WEP, 128-bit WEP, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPA-Enterprise , WPA2-Enterprise , Radius with 802.1x, WPS support

    Firewall & Access Control:
    - NAT and SPI (Stateful Packet Inspection) Firewall
    - enable/disable WAN ping
    - allow access from WAN
    - log of accepted and dropped

    Filtering:
    - Single Port and Port Range
    - URL based
    - MAC Address
    - DoS protection

    Management:
    - Web-based GUI configuration
    - Firmware upgraded, configuration data uploaded and downloaded via Web-based GUI
    - Auto VPI/VCI detection
    - Configuration backup and restore
    - Diagnostics
    - Log & Trace function

    Utilities:
    - ADSL Setting Wizards
    - Device Discovery
    - Firmware Restoration
    - Printer Setup Utility
    - VPN Support
    - IPSec Pass-Throuth
    - PPTP Pass-Through
    - L2TP Pass-Through
    - PPTP server

    Power Adapter:
    - AC Input : 100 ~240 V(50~60HZ)
    - DC Output : 12 V/1 A

    Certificates:
    - CE

    Dimensions:
    - 123 x 190 x 35 mm (WxDxH)

    Weight:
    - 314 g (Device Only)

    Environmental:
    - Operating Temperature: -10 degrees C to 50 degrees C (14 degrees F to 122 degrees F)
    - Storage Temperature: -40 degrees to 60 degrees C (-40 degrees F to 140 degrees F)
    - Operating Humidity: 5 % to 95 % (Non-condensing)
    - Storage Humidity: 5 % to 95 % (Non-condensing)

    OS Support:
    - Windows 8.1 , 32bit/64bit
    - Windows 8 , 32bit/64bit
    - Windows 7 , 32bit/64bit
    - Windows Vista , 32bit/64bit
    - Windows xP , 32bit/64bit
    - Mac OS x
    - Linux

    Package Content:
    - DSL-N14U Wireless-N300 ADSL Modem Router
    - Power Adapter
    - Quick Start Guide
    - Support CD (user manual, Utilities)
    - RJ45 cable, RJ11 cable
    - Splitter (varies with regions)

     Wins PCMag Readers’ Choice Award for the fourth straight year (2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015)
    Website
    www.asus.com
    Warranty
    Limited (36 months)
    Title
    Asus Wi-Fi ADSL Router
    Country
    South Africa
    Brand
    Asus
    Barcode
    4716659623977
    Colours
    Black
    Manufacturer
    Asus

    Shawn, South Africa. 25 July 2015

    Great router... if you can read Chinese.

    I received this router, plugged it in, logged in using 192.168.1.1 and I was presented with a Chinese QIS Wizard. No option to change. Posted on ASUS South Africa's FB page and they advised that it was a firmware issue and to get a replacement. My guess is they brought in the wrong batch because I got the replacement 2 days later and low and behold it was still in Chinese. Tried the FB page again and no reply. Called them and they said they don't support the router. Clearly their service has gone down over the years.

    Anyway, I was tired of battling so looked online for a URL I could use to bypass the setup wizard. I used that, found a language toggle and changed it to English. That fixed it.
    Once set up this is an amazing router with a very nice GUI. Many more features than other routers in the same price range. Overall I'm very happy.

    So get this router but use 192.168.1.1/cgi-bin/Advanced_Wireless_Content.asp and hover over the tab on the top right to change to English. Then go ahead and use 192.168.1.1 to setup in English.

    If yours is already in English then lucky you.

    edmondmp, South Africa. 5 August 2015

    Really good router. Has a lot more features than other routers at this price range such as cloud access, USB support for hard drive, printers or 3G dongles, regular firmware updates on the router and guest access. The setup is quite straight forward. Range is good. Even setting up external access to my home server was a breeze. Has AIcloud app to access devices attached to router.

    Will definitely continue to purchase other Asus routers in the future.

    cheridene, South Africa. 10 January 2016

    faulty router
    cannot connect

    Reuben Govender, South Africa. 11 January 2016

    Excellent product. Good quality router for an excellent price from Takealot. Quick and easy set up. Has very good features, this router is highly recommended. Thanks a lot Takealot. A loyal and happy customer.

    Jurgen, South Africa. 18 January 2016

    Using this Router has improved the performance of my ADSL significantly (4mbit to 7mbit). It was really straight forward and quick to install.

    The best part of the router is the live traffic monitor, guest networks and that it does not 'freeze' under heavy load or many WiFi reconnections. The WiFi range is superb as well, covering most of my apartment.

    I would recommend this product to anyone looking for a cost-effective router with high performance.

    Charl, South Africa. 10 November 2015

    Awesome, feature rich router. Easy to set up with a good user interface.
    Bought it for the wifi on/off button, but is does even more - can configure wifi to be off during certain times.
    Simple firmware updates.

    Ata R., South Africa. 22 January 2016

    Great device!!! or full control

    justin, South Africa. 9 February 2016

    First had D-Link which didn't have sufficient range so exchanged for the Asus router and have significantly more range as well as more functionality with this router than the other. I hihly recommend this router!

    YM SALEJEE, South Africa. 9 February 2016

    First ASUS router was faulty, My replacement router seems to be working well. Extremely easy to set up. Wifi range is the best I've experienced from any router. Once again takealot service has been exceptional in replacing my faulty router. Takealot is the best, thank you for bringing this great product to us.

    Ruan, South Africa. 31 March 2016

    Great router for the money.

    Does what is says on the box, some extra (albeit useless) features.

    Wifi range and speed could be better.

    Johan, South Africa. 1 April 2016

    Easy to setup. ADSL works perfectly fine. Wifi not working at all. Connects for a few seconds (minutes at most) before dropping signal. This is in a SOHO environment with 3 PC's and 4 or 5 wifi devices.

    Tyron, South Africa. 14 April 2016

    Cool little router, it some some nice features and the software make it pretty easy to use.

    AJ, South Africa. 15 April 2016

    Lots of features for power users. Can't fault it.

    Fabio, South Africa. 1 May 2016

    Very easy to configure and good WiFi coverage.

    Berend, South Africa. 6 July 2016

    This is my second identical router. No Hassles!!

    Stuart, South Africa. 7 July 2016

    Amazing router. Only problem is that you should update the firmware as you might have connectivity issues with some older peripherals.

    Ronald, South Africa. 13 July 2016

    This Router is excellent. Don't worry about negative comments. Got mine for a month now & has excellent speeds, excellent range, plus polished features.

    Ashen, South Africa. 4 August 2016

    Great product. Perfect for home use of wireless devices.
    Decent wireless broadcasting and good wifi speed.

    Dowayne, South Africa. 6 August 2016

    Excellent router! it does more than just internet .. I have my hard drive plugged into the back and I can stream to any device in the house.

    Deon, South Africa. 22 August 2016

    Brilliant piece of kit! This has sorted out my DSL and wireless issues at home and is working like a decent modem should! Easy install and intuitive GUI with a load of tweaks and features that will keep the techies happy!
    AS usual, above par service from Takealot...keep it up guys!

    Jean, South Africa. 22 August 2016

    Great router for what you pay. Easy unpacking and setting up. Used it to replace an old Asus and they use the same power supply, so could literally just plug it in and set it up. Wifi coverage is good for a small to medium home.

    Dirk, South Africa. 19 September 2016

    I don't know why some people have problem with this router.

    After reading lots of reviews and concluding that I need a new router I bought this one.

    Excellent choice! Stoked with the easy installation, network speed and wireless coverage. I did struggle a bit by connecting my epson wireless router too it but as soon as I figured it out, everything was just a breeze from there!

    All of a sudden my 2mb telkom line is not that bad anymore. Quick video streaming, gaming and loading of pages.

    Dirk, South Africa. 23 September 2016

    Excellent product, easy setup and great WIFI coverage.

    Gerrit, South Africa. 30 September 2016

    Excellent product, easy to set up and just works.

    Chad, South Africa. 18 October 2016

    If you have an Xbox One then do not buy this router. I bought this exact same router and it will simply not connect to my Xbox One via Ethernet cable more WIFI. A couple of my friends have the same issue so I'm not sure if it has to do with the firmware (which I did update). It doesn't happen to all of the consoles but just a heads up. Other than that it works well.

    Faheem, South Africa. 19 October 2016

    Absolutely brilliant. Great functionality for the price that it is marked at. Consistent ADSL speeds.

    Great value for money. Works much better than my previous DLINK router.

    Gabriel, South Africa. 19 October 2016

    really easy to use and setup. Great product

    Ruan, South Africa. 20 October 2016

    Good router. Been using it for a week so far with the latest firmware, no issues. Wireless connection is stable, no dropouts, ADSL also stable.
    Works with MWeb, would recommend this router a million times over the horrible broken locked-down router MWeb provides you with.

    Very Good Router, South Africa. 24 October 2016

    Value for money , beautiful design

    Ebrahim, South Africa. 1 November 2016

    Great entry to medium level router. Offers most new features, unfortunately it isn't dual band, but offers great bang for your buck as far as features are concerned.

    Alex, South Africa. 28 September 2015

    Excellent modem and unbelievable value for money. Haven't had a single problem with it. The antenna are only 2db each but they get the job done exceptionally well and give off great signal strength. I would strongly recommend it to anyone looking to buy a new modem.

    Grant, South Africa. 9 October 2015

    Set up in 5 min :) Wi Fi Range - double the range to telkom billion router. Nice to have a shared usb drive on the router.

    Pieter, South Africa. 27 October 2015

    Awesome product. Easy setup allowed for quick connection to DSL.

    adrian, South Africa. 20 November 2015

    Great router, set up was quick and easy.
    The wifi range is better than routers double the price.
    Have not had one problem with it, been up and running for 3 months.
    Only if Telkom was as reliable....

    Jared, South Africa. 22 November 2015

    Great modem! replaced our 6-year old Telkom-provided Netgear modem, internet running noticeably faster now and wireless range boost is amazing! Set up took less than 5 mins with wireless setup too, interface program very user-friendly

    Rupert, South Africa. 4 December 2015

    good value for money

    Jacques, South Africa. 29 January 2016

    Awesome product!

    Anwar, South Africa. 2 February 2016

    By far the best router I've used in this price range. ASUS did an amazing job integrating many much needed features into one modem at a low cost including the amazing UI. Excellent Wi-Fi range in both theoretical and practical sense. Even cosmetically the modem looks like a modern piece of art. Props to ASUS and TakeAlot for bringing this technology here.

    Yusuf Mohamed, South Africa. 5 February 2016

    Received a faulty router, router kept on dropping adsl connection every few minutes. Tested my old router with no issues. So it was definitely the asus router. However, The asus router was a breeze to setup with excellent coverage area. Logged a return fault, waiting for my replacement, hopefully this time round my asus router will have no issues. Once again excellent service from Takealot in handling my return and replacement.
    TAKEALOT YOU ARE THE BEST....

    Gabriel, South Africa. 22 February 2016

    Don't buy this router if you are with Web Africa. It may be working for other people with other ISPs. However for me on Web Africa this router did not work. Tried 2 routers and still did not work, plugged in my old original telkom router - everything lights up and runs perfect.

    Save yourself some headache and buy something else. I saw the interface and yes there is a lot of features which is why I bought it but it is of no use if you cannot even get the damn thing to work in the first place.

    Yusuf, South Africa. 23 February 2016

    No problems with this router. Setup is easy, provides detailed information if needed, guest WiFi networks. WiFi range was a tad iffy when the router was at table height but wall mounting it sorted that problem out. Overall, good product

    Daryn, South Africa. 26 February 2016

    its a great product, which is well priced considering the wireless network speed on 300Mbps.

    Martina, South Africa. 1 March 2016

    Super stable with easy set up. Recommended.

    Melandi, South Africa. 8 March 2016

    Good looking router with a very easy to understand user-interface. I like the live traffic monitor.

    Theron, South Africa. 15 March 2016

    Excellent router for price. Perfect for home use.

    Gustav, South Africa. 17 March 2016

    Worst router ever!!!
    After each and every config change made a restart of the computer is required as I am unable to access the router after the changes keep getting a 404 error.

    In my opinion its a no go..

    Barbara, South Africa. 18 March 2016

    Really excellent router, I don't think you'll find a router with this many features at a price as low as this, anywhere. Samba/SMB/FTP/DLNA/iTunes server, QoS & traffic monitor, guest network, DDNS, network printing and a killer GUI. Setup was a breeze and I've had no problems with ADSL instability or speed. Only potential downside is that the WiFi range isn't amazing due to its 2db gain antennas, it's still perfectly fine for a modest home but don't expect a strong signal through any more than 2 walls. This can be easily improved with higher gain antennas though, which aren't too expensive.

    Uzayr, South Africa. 19 March 2016

    Outstanding product, outstanding service from takealot

    Shrian, South Africa. 21 March 2016

    Not a bad router for the money, as it has features which the N55U I previously owned has for a fraction of the price.
    However, I'm giving it 3 stars as the WiFi coverage is pathetic. Even with the two 7dbi antennas it doesn't seem to have improved much, if at all.
    Now I understand why the N55U was R2000, and this is less than half the price. I didn't want to spend that much after losing a forth router to lightning, but if you're looking for something with decent WiFi coverage, look elsewhere.
    Other than that, it's a good router, and nice interface.

    Also, don't try and limit connectivity to HTTPS - this will lock you out of your router.
    The certificate uses SSLv3 as well as RC4 which are both outdated and will be rejected by your browser as an insecure connection.

    Nols, South Africa. 23 March 2016

    Works very well. Easy to set up.

    Joshua, South Africa. 23 March 2016

    Very nice product compared to higher end routers.easy installation and great wireless range.
    HIGHLY recommended

    Ahmed, South Africa. 28 October 2016

    Awesome looking modem, fast and reliable, interface is beautiful

    Scott, South Africa. 21 November 2016

    Excellent router! Easy setup and great range.

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