Linksys® WRT54GL Wireless-G Router Item # 787022
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Wireless-G is the upcoming 54Mbps wireless networking standard that's almost five times faster than the widely deployed Wireless-B (802.11b) products found in homes, businesses, and public wireless hotspots around the country - but since they share the same 2.4GHz radio band, Wireless-G devices can also interoperate with existing 11Mbps Wireless-B equipment.Since both standards are built in, you can protect your investment in existing 802.11b infrastructure, and migrate to the new screaming fast Wireless-G standard as your needs grow.The Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router is really three devices in one box. First, there's the Wireless Access Point, which lets you connect Wireless-G or Wireless-B devices to the network. There's also a built-in 4-port full-duplex 10/100 Switch to connect your wired-Ethernet devices. Connect four PCs directly, or daisy-chain out to more hubs and switches to create as big a network as you need. Finally, the Router function ties it all together and lets your whole network share a high-speed cable or DSL Internet connection.To protect your data and privacy, the Wireless-G Broadband Router can encrypt all wireless transmissions. The Router can serve as a DHCP Server, has NAT technology to protect against Internet intruders, supports VPN pass-through, and can be configured to filter internal users' access to the Internet. Configuration is a snap with the web browser-based configuration utility.With the Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router at the center of your home or office network, you can share a high-speed Internet connection, files, printers, and multi-player games with the flexibility, speed, and security you need!
- Provides convenient wireless connectivity for your home. Supports the popular Wireless-G (802.11g) standard, and is compatible with Wireless-B devices. Offers transfer rates of up to 54Mbps.
- Lets you share Internet service. The router permits sharing a high-speed cable or DSL Internet connection among the computers on your network.
- 4 Ethernet ports let you connect your wired devices, too. Connect your wired desktop computers and network printers to your network.
- Built-in firewall helps protect your network from online threats.
- Wireless encryption helps protect your data and privacy.
- Easy to set up. Configuration is a snap with the browser-based configuration utility.
|automatic speed sensing||yes|
|dimensions||1.9"H x 7.3"W x 6.1"D|
|maximum data transfer rate||54 Mbps|
|plug and play||yes|
|power source||AC adapter|
|security/encryption||WEP; WPA2; Wireless MAC Filtering|
|warranty length||3-year limited|
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From the Manufacturer|
The Linux-based Wireless-G Linux Broadband Router was created specially for hobbyists and wireless aficionados. Add wireless capability to your wired network and enjoy the convenience that comes when you eliminate cables. Add wireless devices to your network. With less wiring, you′ll do much more.
You′ve got the network – now enhance it with Wireless-G access up to 54 Mbps. Now it′s easy to grow your network by adding computers, printers and other wireless devices, without stringing cables. Also compatible with Wireless-B devices. Reliable connectivity allows you to move your laptops, or set up your devices all around your home or office. Or add Access Points to two separate networks and create “cable-less cable” connectivity between them.
Device and security configuration is a snap with the Browser-based configuration utility.
Work with confidence. Industrial-strength encryption helps keep your communications protected and private. Access filter lets you control who can get on your wireless network.
- Internet Explorer 6.0 or Firefox 1.0 or Higher for Web-based coniguration
- CD-ROM Drive
- Windows 2000, XP, or Vista
- Network Adapter or Wireless Network Adapter
Maximum performance derived from IEEE Standard 802.11 specifications. Actual performance can vary, including lower wireless network capacity, data throughput rate, range and coverage. Performance depends on many factors, conditions and variables, including distance from the access point, volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, operating system used, mix of wireless products used, interference and other adverse conditions.
In the Box
- Wireless-G Broadband Router
- Setup CD-ROM with Norton Internet Security
- User Guide on CD-ROM
- Power Adapter
- Ethernet Network Cable