Edimax nMax Wireless 802.11n Gigabit Router

Packaging & Contents



The Edimax nMax Wireless 802.11n Gigabit Router comes supplied in a cardboard box. The box front exterior is printed with all the main features of the router and a nice shot of the router itself. On the reverse, there are translations of the major features, in most European languages. In all, the exterior packaging conveys a clean and simple theme, and is quite attractive and eye catching.

Edimax nMAX Wireless Router - Box front  Edimax nMAX Wireless Router - Box Back

Upon opening the box, you will find everything securely packaged, and there was a protective wrapper placed around the router itself, to prevent scratching.
Edimax nMAX wireless Router - Box Inner  Edimax nMAX Wireless Router - Contents 
The contents of the box comprises:
  • Edimax nMax Wireless 802.11n Gigabit Router
  • Install / Instruction CD
  • Quick setup manual
  • Base, to allow vertical placement of the router
  • 240v mains adaptor
  • 8x Adhesive rubber feet (4 for Router, 4 for Base)
  • 3x 3dBi RP-SMA Detachable Antenna
  • 1x Ethernet Cable

No nasty surprises with the overall package, and everything is taken care of to ensure the contents make it home nice and safely from the shop shelf. As I said, it is attractively packaged, and the product should stand out well on the shop shelf.

Moving on, let's take a closer look at the router itself, on the next page.

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Most Recent Comments

15-04-2009, 07:04:59

That front panel looks so ewww.Quote

15-04-2009, 08:33:48

Price on this for the features it has make it a very good purchase.

The radio channels wouldn't really be helped by the dual 2.4/5.8 newer versions that are coming out, mainly as they're "meant" to be for media traffic devices. Only today looked at a view screen for a hd camera using the 5.8 freq to see the screen of the camera - it's pretty impressive. Ofc the 2.4g traffic doesn't afflict it. 2.4 being free for use does tend to get pretty crowded, but there are tools out there that will allow u to graphically see how busy the traffic is about u so that u can pick the best for ur setup.

Notice a trend of them looking similar to what the Apple wireless-n predicted router will look like. Believe this is coming in May. Perhaps with the wireless n-iPhones.

The price seals this unit for me. U can buy barely usefull wireless-g routers, with gigabit switches, for just under the price.

I'm w8ing for a d-link 855? unit with the dual radio, out of interest above the features also.

Great stuff.Quote

15-04-2009, 12:39:53

Nice review.

I am thinking about upgrading from my aging Linksys Wireless G router. Would be nice to have a Gigabit network, and it's getting a bit haggered from all the wireless connections..Quote

17-04-2009, 08:20:25

Thanks, and glad you enjoyed the review. Totally agreed on the price. I paid more for a 54g router a few months ago, and it hasn't got half the features of this one. As I said in the review, I would recommend this router to anyone who wants to upgrade to 802.11n and gigabit LAN.

@Zak: When you see the panel in person, it ties in really well with the router. I think these routers with the LCD displays are a bit of overkill tbh, as a router is normally shoved on a shelf, under a desk or somewhere out of direct sight.Quote

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