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Struggling with Internet Coverage? Stay Connected with TP Link’s Networking Solutions.

16 August 2017 | Jonathan So

Having trouble staying connecting to the Internet at home or in your office? With TP Link’s networking solutions, staying online is easy and hassle-free!

I don’t know about you but I cannot imagine my life today without the Internet! Every day, we spend so much time surfing the Internet whether it is for online shopping, socializing, information searching, and so on. Nowadays, being able to access the Internet is insufficient as the Internet speed and stability are other factors that we take into consideration as well. No point being able to go online but you need to wait for ages just for a page to load, right?

Thankfully, TP Link’s products are viable solutions that can improve your WLAN connections at home and in your office. The brand has an extensive product range that you can easily install at home and office to improve your wireless connectivity.

The brand has an extensive product range that you can easily install at home and office to improve your wireless connectivity.

For those of you who have never heard of TP-Link, here is a short introduction of the brand:

Introducing TP Link

TP-Link is a computer networking product manufacturer from China. The company was established based on a concept known as “twisted pair link” which is a kind of electromagnetic cabling, hence the “TP” in its name. TP-Link’s specializes in creating products that enhance Internet connectivity include wireless routers, range extenders, modems, wireless adapters. The signature products that TP-Link is most well-known for are highlighted below:

Wi-Fi Modems

TP-Link manufactures wireless modems that are used to deliver stable Internet signals to consumers. The brand’s modems are equipped with cutting-edge technologies that increase the range of their signals and reduce any unwanted interference that might weaken the signal. If you want flawless Internet connection, then you should be using these modems in your homes and offices.

Wi-Fi Routers

TP-Link provides a wide array of reliable Wi-Fi routers for you to choose from. Its routers are specially-designed to send speedy Wi-Fi coverage to all parts of your home and office. By installing TP-Link’s Wi-Fi routers, you can consume your favourite multimedia or work online continuously without needing to encounter laggy Internet speed any longer. Be it for entertainment or work purposes, TP-Link’s Wi-Fi routers provides the lightning-fast Internet speed that you desire. No more waiting endlessly for your favourite drama to finish streaming.

TP-LINK TL-SF1005D HK$ 104.52 TP-Link 5-Port 10/100Mbps Desktop Switch Highlights: 5 10/100Mbps Auto-Negotiation Rj45 ports, Supports Auto MDI / Mdix Green Ethernet technology saves the power up to 60% Ieee 802.3x flow control provides reliable data transfer Plastic case, desktop design Plug and play, no configuration required What This Product Does The Tl-Sf1005D 5-Port 10/100Mbps desktop switch provides an easy way to expand your wired network. All 5 ports support auto-MDI/MDIX, eliminating the need to worry about the type of cable to use. Featuring full duplex mode, the Tl-Sf1005D can process data at a rate of up to 200Mbps making it an ideal choice for expanding your high performance wired network. Moreover, with innovative energy-efficient technology, the Tl-Sf1005D can save up to 60% of power consumption, making it an eco-friendly solution for your home or office network. High Performance Tl-Sf1005D Fast Ethernet Switch provides 5 10/100Mbps Auto-Negotiation Rj45 ports. All ports support Auto Mdi/mdix function, eliminating the need for crossover cables or Uplink ports..Featuring non-blocking switching architecture,TL-SF1005D forwards and filters packets at full wire-speed for maximum throughput. With 10K Jumbo frame, the performance of large files transfers is improved significantly. And Ieee 802.3x flow control for Full Duplex mode and backpressure for Half Duplex mode alleviate the traffic congestion and make Tl-Sf1005D work reliably. Easy to Use The auto features of this ethernet switch make installation plug and play and hassle-free. No configuring is required. Auto Mdi/mdix eliminates the need for crossover cables. Auto-negotiation on each port senses the link speed of a network device (10, 100 Mbps) and intelligently adjusts for compatibility and optimal performance. Innovative energy-efficient technology saves power up to 60% Supports Ieee 802.3x flow control for Full Duplex mode and backpressure for Half Duplex mode Non-blocking switching architecture that forwards and filters packets at full wire-speed for maximum throughput Auto-MDI/MDIX eliminates the need for crossover cables Supports MAC address auto-learning and auto-aging Auto-negotiation ports provide smart integration between 10Mbps, 100Mbps and 1000Mbps hardware Fanless design ensures quiet operation Desktop design Plug and Play design simplifies installation Package Contents 5-Port 10/100Mbps Desktop Switch Power Adapter User Guide
TP-LINK TL-MR6400 HK$ 914.31 Share Your 4G LTE Network Take full advantage of your cutting-edge 4G LTE network with the Tl-Mr6400, which can achieve download speeds of up to 150Mbps. The Tl-Mr6400 allows you to share your 4G LTE network with multiple Wi-Fi devices so you can enjoy uninterrupted HD movies, rapid file downloads, and video chats that won't freeze up. 300Mbps Wireless Speed The 4G LTE router provides the 300Mbps Wi-Fi connections that you need for online gaming, HD streaming video, ultra-fast downloads. The integrated antennas allow you to enjoy stable wireless connections and excellent wireless coverage. No Configuration Required With an integrated 4G LTE modem and a built-in SIM card slot, all you need to do insert a SIM card and turn the router on. Enjoying fast, stable Wi-Fi on a 4G LTE network has never been easier. Wi-Fi Where You Need It The Tl-Mr6400 offers unmatched convenience and versatility. It provides the perfect solution in any situation, from relaxing at home to working in a remote location, just plug it in to boost on-site productivity and stay connected in a diverse range of environments. From the exhibition center to the RV, the Tl-Mr6400 has you covered. Backup WAN Port Keeps You Connected With the inclusion of the Wan/lan port, the Tl-Mr6400 can also support a wide variety of connection types, including cable, fiber, and DSL modems. WAN connection Ethernet WAN Yes SIM card slot Yes Wireless LAN features Top Wi-Fi standard Ieee 802.11n Wlan data transfer rate (max) 300 Mbit/s Wlan data transfer rates supported 11,54,300 Mbit/s Bandwidth (first) 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi band Dual-band (2.4 GHz / 5 GHz) Wi-Fi standards Ieee 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n Ethernet LAN features Ethernet WAN Yes Ethernet LAN interface type Fast Ethernet Ethernet LAN Yes Ethernet LAN data rates 10,100 Mbit/s Cabling technology 10/100Base-T(X) Ports & interfaces Ethernet LAN (Rj-45) ports 4 DC-in jack Yes DSL features xDSL connection No Mobile networking SIM card slot Yes 3G Yes 4G Yes Mobile network connection Yes Umts bands supported 900,2100 MHz GSM bands supported 850,900,1800,1900 MHz 4G bands supported 800,900,1800,1900 MHz 2G standards Edge,gprs,gsm 3G standards Hspa ,umts 4G standard LTE Networking Port forwarding Yes Networking standards Ieee 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.3,ieee 802.3u Protocols Supported network protocols IPv4, IPv6 DMZ support Yes Dhcp server Yes Dhcp client Yes Antenna Detachable antenna(s) Yes Antennas quantity 4 Antenna type Internal & external Management features Web-based management Yes Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) Yes Reset button No Quality of Service (QoS) support Yes Security VPN support Pptp, L2Tp, IPSec URL filtering Yes Security algorithms 64-bit WEP,128-bit Wep,wpa,wpa-Psk,wpa2,wpa2-Psk MAC address filtering Yes IP address filtering Yes Firewall security SPI Firewall Yes DoS attack prevention Yes Design On/off switch Yes LED indicators Yes Colour of product Black Performance Windows operating systems supported Yes Mac operating systems supported Yes Linux operating systems supported Yes Power Power source type DC Output voltage 12 V Output current 1 A Weight & dimensions Width 202 mm Height 33.6 mm Depth 141 mm Operational conditions Storage temperature (T-T) -40 - 70 °C Storage relative humidity (H-H) 5 - 90% Operating temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °C Operating relative humidity (H-H) 10 - 90% Certificates Certification CE, Fcc, RoHS Packaging content Quick start guide Yes Cables included LAN (Rj-45) AC adapter included Yes Software Windows operating systems supported Yes Mac operating systems supported Yes Linux operating systems supported Yes Other features xDSL connection No Mobile network connection Yes Wlan data transfer rates supported 11,54,300 Mbit/s Bandwidth (first) 2.4 GHz Supported WAN type Rj-45 SIM Rack mounting Yes Frequency band 2.4

Network Expansion Products

Have you encountered a situation where you are on the second floor of your home but you are unable to receive the Internet signal as the modem is located downstairs (first-world problem)? When you fix a modem in a big home or office, there is a likelihood that the Internet signal will be weaker in some areas. In situations like this, you need devices that are able to expand the network so that the signal will be consistent in all areas. TP-Link’s network expansion devices such as range extenders and adapters are the perfect solutions for this issue. These devices are more than capable of projecting fast and reliable Wi-Fi coverage to areas of your home.

These devices are more than capable of projecting fast and reliable Wi-Fi coverage to areas of your home.

Besides the products mentioned above, TP-Link also offers other products in its inventory such as smart home products and smartphones.

TP-LINK TL-SF1005D HK$ 104.52 TP-Link 5-Port 10/100Mbps Desktop Switch Highlights: 5 10/100Mbps Auto-Negotiation Rj45 ports, Supports Auto MDI / Mdix Green Ethernet technology saves the power up to 60% Ieee 802.3x flow control provides reliable data transfer Plastic case, desktop design Plug and play, no configuration required What This Product Does The Tl-Sf1005D 5-Port 10/100Mbps desktop switch provides an easy way to expand your wired network. All 5 ports support auto-MDI/MDIX, eliminating the need to worry about the type of cable to use. Featuring full duplex mode, the Tl-Sf1005D can process data at a rate of up to 200Mbps making it an ideal choice for expanding your high performance wired network. Moreover, with innovative energy-efficient technology, the Tl-Sf1005D can save up to 60% of power consumption, making it an eco-friendly solution for your home or office network. High Performance Tl-Sf1005D Fast Ethernet Switch provides 5 10/100Mbps Auto-Negotiation Rj45 ports. All ports support Auto Mdi/mdix function, eliminating the need for crossover cables or Uplink ports..Featuring non-blocking switching architecture,TL-SF1005D forwards and filters packets at full wire-speed for maximum throughput. With 10K Jumbo frame, the performance of large files transfers is improved significantly. And Ieee 802.3x flow control for Full Duplex mode and backpressure for Half Duplex mode alleviate the traffic congestion and make Tl-Sf1005D work reliably. Easy to Use The auto features of this ethernet switch make installation plug and play and hassle-free. No configuring is required. Auto Mdi/mdix eliminates the need for crossover cables. Auto-negotiation on each port senses the link speed of a network device (10, 100 Mbps) and intelligently adjusts for compatibility and optimal performance. Innovative energy-efficient technology saves power up to 60% Supports Ieee 802.3x flow control for Full Duplex mode and backpressure for Half Duplex mode Non-blocking switching architecture that forwards and filters packets at full wire-speed for maximum throughput Auto-MDI/MDIX eliminates the need for crossover cables Supports MAC address auto-learning and auto-aging Auto-negotiation ports provide smart integration between 10Mbps, 100Mbps and 1000Mbps hardware Fanless design ensures quiet operation Desktop design Plug and Play design simplifies installation Package Contents 5-Port 10/100Mbps Desktop Switch Power Adapter User Guide
TP-LINK TL-MR6400 HK$ 914.31 Share Your 4G LTE Network Take full advantage of your cutting-edge 4G LTE network with the Tl-Mr6400, which can achieve download speeds of up to 150Mbps. The Tl-Mr6400 allows you to share your 4G LTE network with multiple Wi-Fi devices so you can enjoy uninterrupted HD movies, rapid file downloads, and video chats that won't freeze up. 300Mbps Wireless Speed The 4G LTE router provides the 300Mbps Wi-Fi connections that you need for online gaming, HD streaming video, ultra-fast downloads. The integrated antennas allow you to enjoy stable wireless connections and excellent wireless coverage. No Configuration Required With an integrated 4G LTE modem and a built-in SIM card slot, all you need to do insert a SIM card and turn the router on. Enjoying fast, stable Wi-Fi on a 4G LTE network has never been easier. Wi-Fi Where You Need It The Tl-Mr6400 offers unmatched convenience and versatility. It provides the perfect solution in any situation, from relaxing at home to working in a remote location, just plug it in to boost on-site productivity and stay connected in a diverse range of environments. From the exhibition center to the RV, the Tl-Mr6400 has you covered. Backup WAN Port Keeps You Connected With the inclusion of the Wan/lan port, the Tl-Mr6400 can also support a wide variety of connection types, including cable, fiber, and DSL modems. WAN connection Ethernet WAN Yes SIM card slot Yes Wireless LAN features Top Wi-Fi standard Ieee 802.11n Wlan data transfer rate (max) 300 Mbit/s Wlan data transfer rates supported 11,54,300 Mbit/s Bandwidth (first) 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi band Dual-band (2.4 GHz / 5 GHz) Wi-Fi standards Ieee 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n Ethernet LAN features Ethernet WAN Yes Ethernet LAN interface type Fast Ethernet Ethernet LAN Yes Ethernet LAN data rates 10,100 Mbit/s Cabling technology 10/100Base-T(X) Ports & interfaces Ethernet LAN (Rj-45) ports 4 DC-in jack Yes DSL features xDSL connection No Mobile networking SIM card slot Yes 3G Yes 4G Yes Mobile network connection Yes Umts bands supported 900,2100 MHz GSM bands supported 850,900,1800,1900 MHz 4G bands supported 800,900,1800,1900 MHz 2G standards Edge,gprs,gsm 3G standards Hspa ,umts 4G standard LTE Networking Port forwarding Yes Networking standards Ieee 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n,IEEE 802.3,ieee 802.3u Protocols Supported network protocols IPv4, IPv6 DMZ support Yes Dhcp server Yes Dhcp client Yes Antenna Detachable antenna(s) Yes Antennas quantity 4 Antenna type Internal & external Management features Web-based management Yes Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) Yes Reset button No Quality of Service (QoS) support Yes Security VPN support Pptp, L2Tp, IPSec URL filtering Yes Security algorithms 64-bit WEP,128-bit Wep,wpa,wpa-Psk,wpa2,wpa2-Psk MAC address filtering Yes IP address filtering Yes Firewall security SPI Firewall Yes DoS attack prevention Yes Design On/off switch Yes LED indicators Yes Colour of product Black Performance Windows operating systems supported Yes Mac operating systems supported Yes Linux operating systems supported Yes Power Power source type DC Output voltage 12 V Output current 1 A Weight & dimensions Width 202 mm Height 33.6 mm Depth 141 mm Operational conditions Storage temperature (T-T) -40 - 70 °C Storage relative humidity (H-H) 5 - 90% Operating temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °C Operating relative humidity (H-H) 10 - 90% Certificates Certification CE, Fcc, RoHS Packaging content Quick start guide Yes Cables included LAN (Rj-45) AC adapter included Yes Software Windows operating systems supported Yes Mac operating systems supported Yes Linux operating systems supported Yes Other features xDSL connection No Mobile network connection Yes Wlan data transfer rates supported 11,54,300 Mbit/s Bandwidth (first) 2.4 GHz Supported WAN type Rj-45 SIM Rack mounting Yes Frequency band 2.4

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