ADSL Router/modem/switch

All-in-one ADSL modems are perfect for distributing an ADSL Internet connection to more than one PC in the home or office due to their convenience and ease of installation. The $199 Dynalink RTA-770 in particular is a very easy to use all-in-one unit. It has a built-in four-port 10/100 Ethernet switch that allows up to four computers to be networked.

Its DHCP server allows IP addresses to be assigned automatically to any attached PCs and its network address translation feature keeps your local network private, while still allowing Internet access. A firewall is built into the unit and it can provide inbound and outbound port filtering for specified IP addresses. Virtual servers can also be set for such uses as online gaming and peer-to-peer file sharing.

Setting up this modem was simple and automated. The only information required to connect to the Internet was my username and password via the Quick Start feature. The unit's HTML interface is easy to navigate and does not overwhelm you with features. Instead, advanced features are located in collapsible menus.

The modem also supports advanced tasks such as virtual private networking (VPN), which will allow you to access a private network through the Internet.

We used the unit 24-hours per day for over a week and experienced no problems at all.

The RTA-770 also comes in a single aerial wireless version - the $279 RTA-770W - which allows you to connect 802.11b and 802.11g devices for tidy wireless connectivity. This unit supports 128-bit WEP encryption and WPA for security and like the RTA-770 is very easy to use.

Dynalink RTA-770

Price: $199 Distributor: Askey Australia Phone: 1800 653 962 URL:

Join the newsletter!


Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.
Keep up with the latest tech news, reviews and previews by subscribing to the Good Gear Guide newsletter.
Elias Plastiras
Show Comments

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Brand Post

Most Popular Reviews

Latest Articles


PCW Evaluation Team

Luke Hill


I need power and lots of it. As a Front End Web developer anything less just won’t cut it which is why the MSI GT75 is an outstanding laptop for me. It’s a sleek and futuristic looking, high quality, beast that has a touch of sci-fi flare about it.

Emily Tyson

MSI GE63 Raider

If you’re looking to invest in your next work horse laptop for work or home use, you can’t go wrong with the MSI GE63.

Laura Johnston

MSI GS65 Stealth Thin

If you can afford the price tag, it is well worth the money. It out performs any other laptop I have tried for gaming, and the transportable design and incredible display also make it ideal for work.

Andrew Teoh

Brother MFC-L9570CDW Multifunction Printer

Touch screen visibility and operation was great and easy to navigate. Each menu and sub-menu was in an understandable order and category

Louise Coady

Brother MFC-L9570CDW Multifunction Printer

The printer was convenient, produced clear and vibrant images and was very easy to use

Edwina Hargreaves

WD My Cloud Home

I would recommend this device for families and small businesses who want one safe place to store all their important digital content and a way to easily share it with friends, family, business partners, or customers.

Featured Content

Product Launch Showcase

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?