- N600 technology
- Gigabit Ethernet interfaces (WAN and LAN)
- USB port with built-in media server
- DLNA certified
- Ideal for video streaming and gaming
Like it’s other competitors, NETGEAR WNDR37AV Wireless Router is designed for high performance wireless network for streaming Video and multiplayer online Gaming, connect seamlessly with any DLNA compliant devices including XBOX consoles, Blu-ray players, HDTVs, and TiVo®/DVRs. You may also have a look at the new ultimate performance WNDR4700 N900 router.
NETGEAR WNDR37AV is also powered by N600 technology – simultaneous dual band both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz, double your bandwidth demand. With 5GHz band you can assure clean network with less interference compared with 2.4GHz band, ideal for streaming video and smooth gaming. WNDR37AV provides dedicated video network – Stream video on one network, while surfing the Internet on the other network. It’s frequently questioned about how to configure the clients to connect to any wireless dual band router particularly to connect to 5GHz band. Your wireless clients must support the 5GHz band as well to connect to the same band. if the clients can only support 2.4GHz band, the clients cannot detect 5GHz band.
Not just N600 technology for high speed wireless connection, the router is also embedded with gigabit fast lane for both LAN and WAN interfaces. Assure to use the same gigabit-enable technology for the NIC adapters to obtain the maximum data rate throughput.
The router features a DLNA Media Server and with the included ReadySHARE™ USB port allows you stream video and music from a USB drive to media players, DLNA TVs, and any other DLNA compliant devices – no PC required. The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) is a global collaboration of 245 (and more) of your most trusted brands, all working together to help you create the home entertainment environment.
Advanced Security Features
WNDR37AV Wireless Router for Video and Gaming provides advanced security features for your private network protection including:
- To encrypt your wireless connection, the router support the recent industrial wireless security Wi-Fi Protected Access® (WPA/WPA2—PSK) and WEP (for legacy clients)
- Double firewall feature (SPI and NAT firewall) to provide better network protection against any threats
- Denial-of-service (DoS) attack prevention
- Multiple SSID guest networks (separate security and access restrictions for guests networks)
- Free – Live Parental Controls with flexible and customizable filter settings
- Advanced Quality of Service (QoS) and also supports Wireless Multimedia (WMM) based QoS
Network Connection Diagram
Connect the Ethernet port of the modem to the WAN port of the router to share the broadband internet connection with your computer clients within the household. You can optimize the data rate throughput between the router and the modem if you use the Cable modem with gigabit port such as Surfboard SB6120 DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem.
Comparison with Linksys E-3000 and D-Link DIR-655
Each of Linksys, D-Link, and Netgear compete with their superior products based on the final version of 802.11n wireless standards. D-Link with it’s popular product DIR-665 is updated with 802.11n as well.
The table below shows you the major manufacturer specs difference. Other specs are the same.
|Linksys E3200 N600||D-Link DIR-655|
|Wireless technology||N600 dual band||N600 dual band||Wireless N single band (270Mbps)|
|USB Port usage||ReadySHARE USB port allows you stream video and music from a USB drive to media players, DLNA TVs with built-in DLNA media server||USB port for centralized file sharing with built-in UPnP AV media server
|Shared storage or Printer with Shareport technology
|LAN and WAN ports||Gigabit LAN and WAN ports||Gigabit LAN and WAN ports||Gigabit LAN and WAN ports|
|Antenna||Internal antenna||6 internal antenna, 3 antenna each band with enhanced MIMO technology||3xexternal antennas with MIMO|
|Other features||Live Parental Controls with flexible and
customizable filter settings, guest network each bands
Limit access time and websites with Parental Controls
|Eco-friendly Green technology to conserve the energy|
|Amazon customer reviews
|Nearly 4.1 out of 5 star customer ratings averagely for easy to setup and featured set.
3 star customer ratings for customer support
|3.8 out of five stars customer ratings||Best seller in Amazon with 3.8 out of five star customer ratings|
- Simultaneous dual band for mix environment
- Gigabit interfaces for LAN and WAN
- Guest network each bands
- USB port for shared storage
- DLNA compliant
- USB port cannot use for shared printer
- averagely 3 star customer ratings for customer support
With DLNA compliant, WNDR37AV Wireless Router for Video and Gaming is designed for future standards in wide range of compatibility products. Compare also with the previous Netgear WNDR3700 Wireless –n gigabit router. Compare also with other N600 Netgear WNDR3400