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TP LINK TD W8961N 300Mbps fixed Antenna Wireless N ADSL2 Modem Router

Last Updated: 12 Jan 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.0
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/10
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446
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Review Summary - 524 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Network
 83
wifi, router, coverage, signal strength, good
+89%
-11%
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" ...  Good quality and wide coverage area,less heating  ...  "
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" ...  Its always better to go for dlink routers  ...  "
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" ...  Stellar coverage and twice the speed compared to my previous router on the same BSNL line .  ...  "
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" ...  kept at 1st floor range covers whole area on the 1st floor but range on the 2nd floor is not so promising  ...  "
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" ...  WiFi Range - amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  Wifi range within my 3000 sqft home is strong and constant. ... I even get decent wifi range into my outhouse, backyard and lawn. ... So signal strength is quite strong for a huge area.  ...  "
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" ...  I haven't faced any signal drop till now and even the wi-fi range is also very great, although I am primarily using the LAN.  ...  "
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" ...  It's range is upto 60-62 feet.  ...  "
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ISP
 68
router, bsnl broadband, bsnl, connection, adsl
+78%
-22%
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" ...  Very nice and easy to use router  ...  "
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" ...  Nice Router to user for home  ...  "
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" ...  Using it for BSNL BROADBAND over 4 months, easy to use and configure.  ...  "
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" ...  To my experience, I found the modem reliable and effective like the previous one.  ...  "
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" ...  I am using it in BSNL broadband Telephone line and it is working good  ...  "
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" ...  Working fine with BSNL Broadband.  ...  "
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" ...  One of the best modem out there.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought it after using lots of other routers and modems. ... Because this modem router can connect to all ISPs like cable, fiber and DSL etc.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 64
using, months, years, stopped working, month
+70%
-30%
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" ...  Working good till now  ...  "
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" ...  I am also using that for 4 months and i am very impressed.  ...  "
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" ...  I have been using this recently purchased modem for approximately 3 months and touchwood nothing to complain .  ...  "
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" ...  I hope it keeps working like this forever.  ...  "
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" ...  Works continues about 3 days  ...  "
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" ...  Worked absolutely fine  ...  "
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" ...  Its been few weeks since i bought it and the product seems to be working fine although the range is not one of its best feature but this is the best you can get in this price range  ...  "
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" ...  Nice product good working till now  ...  "
Setup
 59
easy, installation, easy to setup, setup, configure
+100%
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" ...  Hasnt given any other issues, support team was very helpful, when i had few questions for them  ...  "
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" ...  Hassle free experience.  ...  "
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" ...  Very nice and easy to use router  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy setup.  ...  "
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" ...  Better check in youtube video for first time configuration and follow the same.  ...  "
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" ...  The product is good , but they didn't gave the installation CD  ...  "
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" ...  Installation: Very Easy if you know broadband id and password.  ...  "
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" ...  Durability, easy to install.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 57
easy, easy to setup, setup, easy to use, good range
+96%
-4%
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" ...  Easy to setup .  ...  "
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" ...  Ease of configuration makes it useful for those who need to do everything themselves.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy to install using the installation disk.  ...  "
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" ...  Please do not try to configure first time as per user mannual.  ...  "
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" ...  Its easy to set-up.  ...  "
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" ...  Can't complaint, setup is easier then I thought.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to install and durable  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup and good range.  ...  "
Wifi
 52
router, range, connection, adsl, wi fi
+79%
-21%
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" ...  It is easy to configure the router.  ...  "
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" ...  Good router in segment  ...  "
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" ...  Able to use maximum broadband speed with good wifi strength.  ...  "
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" ...  Gives good wifi coverage for small house.  ...  "
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" ...  Wifi range within my 3000 sqft home is strong and constant. ... I even get decent wifi range into my outhouse, backyard and lawn.  ...  "
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" ...  My previous Belkin router was as good.  ...  "
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" ...  Needed a new router which could do 300MBps, TPLINK was the answer, easy to install and excellent WifI Signals.  ...  "
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" ...  Good product, wifi range is good  ...  "
Price
 40
value for money, product, worth, value, low
+95%
-5%
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" ...  Best product, value for money  ...  "
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" ...  Worth the money I invested for.  ...  "
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" ...  value for it  ...  "
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" ...  Price is also low as compared to local stores.  ...  "
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" ...  Value for money  ...  "
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" ...  Value for money  ...  "
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" ...  It is a value for money product.  ...  "
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" ...  Overall a good buy at deal price.  ...  "
Marketplace
 22
time, product, delivery, works, working
+82%
-18%
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" ...  Great product as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you Amazon!  ...  "
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" ...  GOOD PRODUCT AND GOOD SHIPPING  ...  "
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" ...  Does exactly what it says.  ...  "
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" ...  Thanks Amazon for delivering a wonderful product  ...  "
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" ...  Working as described.  ...  "
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" ...  The delivery by Amazon was also on time too  ...  "
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" ...  Works as described, go for it.  ...  "
Delivery
 21
time, product, amazon, delivered, timely
+81%
-19%
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" ...  Got this delivery in 48 hours and easy to install and working properly  ...  "
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" ...  Got it delivered within 3 days.  ...  "
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" ...  First of all loads of thanks to Amazon India who got this product delivered in quick time.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice product by amazon.2 day delivery really nailed it.  ...  "
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" ...  The delivery by Amazon was also on time too  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect product as they promised  ...  "
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" ...  Delivery was on time, packing was very much decent as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Firstly Thank you Amazon for Delivering this product under 2 days. ... Delivery: Very Fast for Free Shipping case  ...  "
Capacity
 18
range, wifi range, wifi, signal strength, signal
+100%
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" ...  Wifi range within my 3000 sqft home is strong and constant. ... I even get decent wifi range into my outhouse, backyard and lawn. ... So signal strength is quite strong for a huge area.  ...  "
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" ...  I was using a more expensive 300mbps TP link before and this router seems to have similar capabilities for a smallish house. ... Signal strength is good for a single floor house but struggles beyond a few walls. ... All in all, this is a good purchase for anyone with limited devices and small to medium house/flate.  ...  "
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" ...  I am using this router for my home automation.  ...  "
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" ...  good route for home usage .  ...  "
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" ...  The GUEST Network option is lit.  ...  "
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" ...  I live in a 30*40 house.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for medium sized Apartments .  ...  "
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" ...  Signal not too good when you are in other rooms.  ...  "
Overall performance
 17
speed, fast, speed is good, restart, performance
+94%
-6%
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" ...  nice one with this price.good performance.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything's about the product is good including range, speed and build quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Product performance is good as expected  ...  "
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" ...  Everything works perfectly fine.  ...  "
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" ...  Good connectivity and speed.  ...  "
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" ...  Speed and coverage are good.  ...  "
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" ...  Not anything revolutionary yet I am satisfied, as it gets my job done.  ...  "
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" ...  Downloading of data is very smooth. ... It works fast  ...  "
Ports
 14
rj45, cable, rj11, port, wan port
+36%
-64%
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" ...  It can't be used with RJ 45.  ...  "
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" ...  Doesn't have rj-45 port.  ...  "
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" ...  Not supporting cable wifi  ...  "
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" ...  ADSL port is outdated.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this product with an assumption that it would work for both RJ11 and RJ45 input cables. ... It will not work with the connections that have RJ45 (Ethernet) cable as the input to this router as it doesn’t have a WAN port. ... Even the TP link technician confirmed that it will only work if have a telephone line (RJ11) internet connection as an input.  ...  "
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" ...  It doesn't support RJ45 . ... Its RJ 11 product .  ...  "
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" ...  The product description mentions that the input type is a RJ45 port which is not correct. ... The input type is a RJ11 port and this device is not suitable for ISPs like ACT Fibernet, as there is no WAN port.  ...  "
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" ...  Its wrongly mentioned in the product description that the input is an RJ45 Ethernet type jack . ... It is an RJ11 type input.  ...  "
Design
 13
good, really, design, also, stylish
+100%
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" ...  Just wrote this because I really like the way it looks!  ...  "
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" ...  Appearance wise its good.  ...  "
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" ...  Ventilations included in design is perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  Very good &powerful performance and also very attractive  ...  "
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" ...  Really liked the look and feel of product.  ...  "
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" ...  and talking about design its sleek and has a gloss finish on the top.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks are also good.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks good, works well .  ...  "
Returns
 12
product, returning, days, years, working not working
+8%
-92%
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" ...  i returned the product within 30 minutes and begging with amazon through chat for refund for the past 6 days.  ...  "
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" ...  Now am returning the product since it is not useful.  ...  "
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" ...  Returning product very first day.  ...  "
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" ...  Therefor i am requesting you to get it returned back and put the amount in my amazon money.  ...  "
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" ...  Made a return request not working.not working not working not working not working not working  ...  "
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" ...  They are not able to replace now .  ...  "
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" ...  So i had requested for return.  ...  "
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" ...   I had to return it because .  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 12
connection, internet, connect, server, router
+58%
-42%
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" ...  The product looks nice and easy to connect with devices  ...  "
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" ...  - Connects to all ISPs like Airtel, BSNL, GTPL, BSNL fiber, etc.  ...  "
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" ...  I use it for my home PCs and wifi devices.  ...  "
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" ...  I am using this router for my home automation.  ...  "
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" ...  Connection to the server is fast  ...  "
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" ...  Usage: I am connecting 4 mobiles and 1 Laptop and Internet works smoothly on all devices. ... No connectivity issues as of now. ... Will use this for one month with more devices connected and then again add more comments.  ...  "
Lagging
 7
get, 5, years, used, use
+43%
-57%
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" ...  Its get disconnect in every 5 minut.  ...  "
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" ...  When I rebooted it went in to Bridge mode and it happen several time.  ...  "
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" ...  It gets so frustrating sometimes FML.  ...  "
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" ...  Have had it for 2.5 years and it is now randomly disconnecting or slowing down terribly.  ...  "
Product As Described
 5
expected, described, working, product, go
+100%
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" ...  So far it works as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Working as described.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  Does exactly what it says.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as described, go for it.  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 4
received, got, faulty, defective
+25%
-75%
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" ...  We received defective product  ...  "
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" ...  Got a faulty product.  ...  "
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" ...  So got a damaged product  ...  "
Build Quality
 4
easy, durable
+100%
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" ...  Durable and easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  I must admit that its built quality is Superb too.  ...  "
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" ...  But the router sits packed tight and secure in the box anyways.  ...  "
Software Platform
 3
one, bugs
+33%
-67%
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" ...  But very bad GUI.  ...  "
Cables
 3
product, comes, wifi, rj45, rj11
+33%
-67%
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" ...  Not supporting cable wifi  ...  "
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" ...  Very disappointed to find that this product can be used only for ADSL and not on cable network internet.  ...  "
Heating
 3
heat
+33%
-67%
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" ...  It will turning off in one hour due to overheating  ...  "
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" ...  dont buy this product it has over heating problem  ...  "

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