Komputer, Denmark The SMCWIPCAM-PZ receives Testvinder award - 01-Sep-10
The SMC Wireless IP Camera, SMCWIPCAM-PZ, has been tested by Komputer in Denmark, July issue. Among six IP Cameras, the SMC IP Camera got the Testvinder award, best product.
The SMCWIPCAM-PZ has been considered as a smart IP camera that it is friendly use, easy to set-up and it has got a good lens. One of the key features is that the IP camera can be used in all under lighting conditions, even in the darkness.
Komputer has affirmed that the camera is easy to use,from the software and, also the control panel where you can include the option to store recordings locally on your hard disk. Beside, you can also show movement sensor and adjust the IP Camera either to store recordings on a FTP server or to send an email to a particular email address.
Gamers Against Rejection SMCWEBS-N earns Insider Tip award - 30-Jun-10
The online magazine 'Gamers Against Rejection' reviewed the EZ Connect N Wireless Access Point/ Repeater (SMCWEBS-N) and after comprehensive testing, the editors are thrilled by the strong performance and the attractive design. Especially the ability to connect multiple Ethernet-enabled devices to the multi-functional Wireless Access Point makes it very interesting for gaming enthusiasts: they can use it to link up to 4 gaming consoles or digital media players together and connect all of them wirelessly to an existing Wireless Router.
PC World Magazine SMC Networks HomePlug AV Adapter receives Five Starts Award from PC World Spain - 17-Mar-10
? PC World Magazine has tested the SMC Networks 200 Mbps HomePlug AV Adapter and, among other features, the magazine has highlighted the user friendly of this device: “it is impossible to be simpler; it is requiring only two Power Lines. The HomePlug must be connected to a power plug close to the router, switch or similar and, it needs to be connected to a network port from one of this device. The remaining Power Lines must be switched on to power plugs that are near to the computers that you want to network and, in turn, the Ethernet cable should be connected to these computers
Besides the user friendly, the magazine recommends the SMC Networks HomePlug Adapter for its performance and technical features.
PC Guia Magazine Golden award for SMCWBR14-3GN in PC Guia magazine, Portugal - 19-Oct-09
The SMCWBR14-3GN has received a Golden Award from PC Guía magazine, one of the most popular IT magazines in Portugal with more than 285,000 readers. The SMCWBR14-3GN was classified as the best 3G mobile broadband router on the market - cited for its easy set up, dual-WAN functionality and because the source code has been published by SMC under the GPL license.
Webuser magazine Multipurpose router: Mix and match broadband options with a
router that works with both wired and
Wi-Fi connectors. - 03-Aug-09
The Webuser magazine in UK, one of the best UK’s selling magazines, has reviewed the 3G Mobile Router. The review has been very positive on performance, value of money and features. “ The performance of the Wi-Fi network was very solid when we tried it. The triple-aerial system helped the signal register throughout our test environment (…)”. And, about the value of money, Webuser says, “The unit is reasonably priced hen compared with its rivals and you get a reliable performer for your money (…)”.
PC Guía, June 2009 SMC Networks, Best Networking Brand (Category: Hardware) - 05-Jun-09
The Portuguese magazine PC Guía is with 285,000 readers the most popular IT & Communication magazine in Portugal (Source: IT Magazine Market Test, 2009). As a result of the on-line survey among readers of PC Guía, conducted between March and May 2009, SMC Networks received the 'Best Networking Brand' award in the hardware category.
'This is a simple, inexpensive way to upgrade to a Draft-N wireless network. The USB adaptor is quick, and additional adaptors that support WPS under Vista are cheap. [...] for those on a budget, it's a great choice.'
Computer Hoy n. 248, April 2008 (Spain) SMC7904WBRA-N received the Price-Quality prize - 15-Apr-08
'This router does not lack for anything, and is a good choice if you want to replace your router without spending a lot of money. It is easy to find similar 802.11g routers that are much more expensive than this one.'
C.NET (online) SMCWGBR14-N receives 'Editors´ Choice' award - 18-Mar-08
'With a fair price, decent performance, and dead-simple setup, the SMC SMCWGBR14-N Barricade N router is about as well-rounded a Draft N router as you'll find. It also boasts impressive range and a smart design. We strongly recommend it for general home use.'
'SMCWGBR14-N from SMC Networks offers very good performance in data transfers over wireless and also creditable level of compatibility with adapters of other vendors supporting 802.11n Draft 2.0. It also offers high level feature set including enterprise class security options.'
WINMAGPRO 05/07 (Netherlands) SMCWGBR14-N wins 'Editors' Choice' award - 05-Nov-07
“The SMCWGBR14-N Wireless Gigabit Broadband Router is a super fast, future proof gigabit router with a built-in print & scan server, holding an elaborate scope of additional functionalities to be set up through a user friendly web interface. The 4-port gigabit switch powers the wired part and the IEEE802.11n standard offers a super fast wireless network.“
PC Magazine (Singapore) SMCWBR14-N2 receives 4/5 stars - 13-Sep-07
High Definition (HD) 720p video streaming was not very smooth [...], though DVD-like quality video streaming was more seamless with insignificant lag. Overall, the SMC Barricade N wireless router did not disappoint in our tests and is currently retailing at a reasonable price.
The SMC2555W-AG2 EliteConnectTM Universal Access Point received the 'Best Buy Choice' in a comparison test for Wireless Access Points.
' Many great functions and 2 Radio Channels : An anonymous workhorse with double radio and a generous warranty period> The double radio makes it possible to use both 802.11a and 802.11b/g simultaneously and independently.'
PC Consument 2/07 (The Netherlands) SMCWBR14-N rated 4 of 5 stars - 14-Mar-07
The SMC Barricade N Wireless Broadband Router or SMCWBR14-N looks modern and has three huge antennas which stand for a good reception. The possibilities of this router are up-to-date: the wireless connection supports a powerful WPA2 technology and the router has a SPI firewall to guarantee a high safety level. Quality-of-Service (StreamEngine from Ubicom) makes sure that certain internet traffic will get priority on different traffic.
PC Magazine (Italy) SMCWBR14-N wins 'Best Buy' award - 27-Feb-07
The Italian PC Magazine tested in their March issue five different wireless routers based on 802.11n draft standard. SMCWBR14-N gained top honors and received a BEST BUY nomination, offering the best performance within the group. It showed excellent reliability, richness in features and high performance, outpacing all its competitors and receiving a final rating of 87/100.
dinside.no (Norway) SMCWBR14-N rated 6 out of 6 - 22-Feb-07
'An ultrafast router, that is leaving everything we have tested so far, behind! Excellent support and functions, covering all you need for a smaller network.'
Stabillity: 10 of 10
Coverage: 10 of 10
Features: 7 of 10
Installation/setup: 9 of 10
'As simple as the SMCWBR14-N is, we didn't have any issue with the router. Setup was a breeze; its administration panel very intuitive, user friendly and comprehensive. [...] the SMCWBR14-N is one of the few that we would recommend.'
PC Pro 02/07, United Kingdom SMC8024L2 - 19-Dec-06
'The TigerSwich SMC8024L2 is a real bargain, making it ideal for small business wanting a low-cost but high-speed LAN. The level of features is also extremely good, and the switch offers a decent range of access controls and security measures as well.'
PC Pro (United Kingdom) TigerStack 1000 (SMC8748M) - 01-Dec-05
SMC moves into 10 Gigabit Ethernet territory with an enterprise level switch offering a fine combination of uplink features, extensive traffic controls and good value.
The SMC8748M is offering lots of ports for your money, plenty of traffic controls and a good range of Gigabit and 10 Gigabit uplink options.
Hardware.info, Netherlands EZ Connect g 108Mbps Wireless Ethernet Bridge - SMCWBR14T-G - 30-Nov-05
PC Pro, United Kingdom EliteConnect 2.4GHz 54Mbps Wireless Hotspot Gateway - SMCWHSG44-G - 30-Nov-05
Verdict: Remarkably simple to install and configure, this smart partnership offers easily managed wireless hotspot access plus plenty of stiff security and good monitoring capabilities.
Business Computing (United States) SMC2585W-G: Business Computing Editor's Choice Award - 11-Nov-05
'This is a one of a kind of device with many functions available. It can be a LAN bridge, an access point-repeater or a dual access point device and has great security features build in to the appliance.'
Download the PDF to read the complete test review.
Monitor (Slovenia) Barricade Broadband Router with built-in print server (SMCBR14UP) - 03-Nov-05
SMC is one of the most recognized companies in the wireless market for SMB networks. Their router BR14UP is very well equipped; it has a built-in print server which together with parallel and USB connection enables connecting up to two printers. The simple installation interface, for the less experienced, reveals a good integrated firewall, providing protection against DoS attacks and SPI security. Notification of any intrusion attempt can also be sent by mail. In our tests it fared well. It overtook the majority of equally-priced rivals. Its efficiency makes it also suitable for demanding users with broadband connection to the Internet.
Hardware Mag (South-East Asia) EZ Connect g 108Mbps Wireless Ethernet Bridge and Wireless PC Adapter (SMCWBR14T-G, SMCWCBT-G) - 03-Nov-05
Small and speedy - A tiny wonder wonder for reliable networking. Although it may be small and dainty, this tiny wonder packs a punch within its plastic encasement. If you are in need for a new choice for your wireless networking, this wireless router and adapter pair will fit quite nicely.
Web Week (United States) SMC2585W-G: Web Week Editor's Choice Award - 31-Oct-05
'The SMC2585W-G Dual-Radio Elite Connect Bridge is a class by itself. It wins our Editor's Choice Award for performance and value.'
Download the PDF to read the complete test review.
PC Guia, Portugal ADSL2/2+ Barricade g 2.4 GHz 54 Mbps Wireless ADSL2/2+ Router - 01-Oct-05
Overall rating: 87%
PC Pro (United Kingdom) ADSL2 Barricade g - SMC7904WBRA - 01-Jul-05
'The best sub-£100 ADSL router on test, with a string of excellent features - including support for ADSL2+. Among a selection of all-too-similar products, the SMC Barricade g stands out - and not just for its swish looks.'
Dealer World 15 (Spain) ADSL2 Barricade g - SMC7904WBRA - 01-Jul-05
'The product is one of the best and most attractive designs (in the test). The colour tones are perfectly suited to domestic environments and the SoHo. What's more configuration can be carried out with extraordinary ease thanks to the intuitive web user interface. The WDS feature should also be highlighted as it allows the range of the wireless coverage to be extended through automatic communication and configuration with other access points. In short, with a complete set of features and performance it really is worthwhile thinking about making this purchase, even more so if you want to take advantage of the 5 year warranty.'
PC World (Denmark) Barricade g (SMCWBR14-G) - 01-May-05
'A modern wireless router, that supports both WPA and 802.1x and is consequently 'the top' in terms of security. We couldn’t determine any compatibility problems.'
Hardware (Norway) Barricade g (SMCWBR14-G) - 01-May-05
'Pros: Good Web interface, Supports WDS (bridging and repeating), Good Compatibility, Low Price.'
'Our rating: An interesting solution to expand a corporate network in a cost-effective way. It supports up to 64 connections and provides an excellent level of security with 802.11x and WPA standards.'
'All in one small box, the device provides 5 different and useful wireless tools for the mobile warrior.
Pros: feature-rich, compact, performance.'
Micro Portable (France) EZ Connect Wireless USB Flashdrive (SMCWUSB32) - 01-Apr-05
'A swiss knife for the Internet surfer'
'For less than 90 Euros you can have a tool that allows you to connect to a wireless network plus 32Mb of storage memory.'
Les Echos (France) EZ Connect g Wireless Travel Kit (SMCWTK-G) - 01-Apr-05
'Smaller than a packet of cigarettes (and far healthier!) this device boasts ease of use, efficiency and also provides a wireless connection for any other peripheral device or repeater in order to increase network coverage'
PC Guia (Portugal) EZ Stream Universal Wireless Broadband Router (SMC2304WBR-AG) - 01-Jan-05
One final word on SMC’s design. This is definitely a step forward in terms of design. Technical specifications and advanced options are also important advantages.
Highlights: Range, security options, easy installation and configuration.
Home Digital (United Kingdom) EZ Stream Wireless Multimedia Receiver
SMCWMR-AG - 01-Sep-04
The EZ Stream is one of the better looking devices on the market...those of you who have taken a more modern approach to AV should find its silvery/blue look fits right in. Installation is made as simple as possible with the EZ Installation Wizard, and once everything is up and running the supplied remote keeps you in control
“This product reminds me of an old Saturday Night Live sketch where two women extol the virtue of an imaginary product that is both a floor polish and a delicious desert topping. The only difference being that this one is about seven different things, and is slightly more plausible.”