GL.iNet GL-AXT1800 (Slate AX) Pocket-Sized Wi-Fi 6 Gigabit Travel Router, Extender/Repeater for Hotel&Public Network Storage, VPN Client&Server, OpenWrt, Adguard Home, USB 3.0, TF Card Slot Review

Price: $149.90 - $112.90
(as of Jun 21, 2024 15:48:54 UTC – Details)

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Founded in 2010, GL.iNet is a leading developer of OpenWrt Wi-Fi and IoT Network Solutions. We build Wi-Fi routers, IoT gateways and remote device management platforms for a wide range of scenarios.

We bring powerful but affordable Wi-Fi networks to families across the globe. Our devices are highly customizable for creating a personalized Internet experience, and a remote device management platform for monitoring, analytics, and configuration.

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How to setup the Router?

All of GL.iNet’s devices have a simple and almost identical setup process, click here to learn about the first time setup.

Please check the instruction from our Official Docs.

How does this vpn replace a vpn service? Is the pre-installed as secure as a paid vpn service?

The router can NOT replace the VPN service. You still need to pay the VPN service providers to get the VPN service.

Can it in repeater mode connect with a hotel wifi that uses a web page for access to it’s network?

Yes, you could connect to the public or hotels’ WiFi.

【AXT1800 WiFi 6 Wireless Router】Slate AX offers powerful Wi-Fi 6 network connection with a dual-band combined Wi-Fi speed of 1800 Mbps (600 Mbps for 2.4GHz and 1200 Mbps for 5GHz). Enhance Wi-Fi performance with MU-MIMO, OFDMA, BSS color and able to connect to up to 120 devices simultaneously.
【Fast and Secure Browsing】IPv6 supported; OpenVPN & WireGuard pre-installed, compatible with 30+ VPN service providers, OpenVPN speed up to 120 Mbps; WireGuard speed up to 550 Mbps. Cloudflare encryption supported to protect the privacy.
【Easy File Sharing】Our NAS feature supports SAMBA and WebDav protocol. By plugging an external USB hard disc into the router, you can create a private network to store and share your documents.
【Runs on OpenWrt 21.02】Slate AX runs on the latest OpenWrt 21.02 operating system (Kernel version 4.4.60), with mass device connection capabilities, and significantly reduced signal interference. You can customize the router and install applications based on your preferences.
【Repeater for Public, Hotel WiFi】Convert a public network(wired/wireless) to a private network(wired/wireless) for secure surfing. Work with Captive Portal. (Note: Most of the Free Public Wi-Fi hotspot set a time limit for users, which will disconnect your devices once the time is over. To deal with this situation, please reconnect your router to the wifi.)

Customers like the connectivity, travel, and ease of setup of the router. For example, they mention it’s easy to setup and use, with multiple WAN connections and VPN support. Some appreciate the speed, saying it’ll provide full upload and download speed. That said, some disagree on signal strength and performance.

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