As an affordable wireless router, the C7 offers options found on more expensive models, but at a more attractive price.
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Pro Good performance for a low price
This dual-band router supports up to a theoretical 1.75 Gbps over both bands. In real world testing at 5 feet it hits a peak throughput of 360.6 Mbps over both its bands.
Pro Parental controls for limited access
The C7 has parental controls that allow parents to monitor and control their kids' internet. For example, you can deny internet access to a specific device between 10 PM and 7 AM.
Pro Has 4 LAN, 1 WAN and 2 USB ports
Pro Good wireless coverage
Pro LED status indicators
Blue lights in front of the panel indicate status of power, wired and wireless connections.
Con Overwhelming UI
C7 has a plain text UI with a plethora of settings that can be confusing and easily overwhelming.
Con Parental controls might be somewhat confusing
For those who are less tech-savvy, setting up parental controls may be tricky, since they use the MAC addresses of the network's computers (both those use by adults and children).