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Linksys Wireless-G ADSL Home Gateway WAG200G

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      21.08.2008 19:52

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      recomended if you're after a wireless G adsl router

      I've owned one of these for 2 years now and it is my second linksys router after owning the excellent wrt54g (with custom firmware).
      Compared to the wrt54g it was a little disapointing that custom firmware couldn't be used on it but I have found the router to be highly reliable and pretty fast (for a 54g). The connection is stable and the wireless has a good range all over my 3 bed house despite being against a wall at one end. It's also stable under heavy load as I regulary stream video from my computer to my media centre and have never had a problem of it failing.
      I did, for a short while, replace it with a BT homehub as it promised more features but the homehub was no where near as reliable with it requiring several reboots a week. The homehub was also considerably slower than the linksys over the ADSL line and would never connect over 3MB compared to the Linksys' 5MB connection.
      The unit is a nice silver colour (not garish like the early black and blue) and small with a single aerial on the back. It gives all the security features you could need with WEP and WPA security as well as mac address filtering to keep out any unwanted intruders.

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  • Product Details

    The Linksys Wireless-G ADSL Home Gateway is the all-in-one solution for Internet connectivity. The ADSL Modem function gives you a blazing fast connection to the Internet, far faster than a dial-up, and without tying up your phone line.

    Connect your computers to the Gateway via the built-in 4-port 10/100 Ethernet Switch to jump-start your network. You can share files, printers, hard drive space, and other resources. Attach four PCs directly, or connect more hubs and switches to create as big a network as you need. The built-in Wireless-G (802.11g) Access Point allows up to 32 wireless devices to connect to your network at a blazing 54Mbps, without running cables through the building. It's also compatible with Wireless-B (802.11b) devices, at 11Mbps. The Gateway's Router function ties it all together and lets your whole network share that high-speed Internet connection.

    To protect your data and privacy, the Wireless-G ADSL Home Gateway features an advanced firewall to keep Internet intruders and attackers out. Wireless transmissions can be protected by powerful WPA2 data encryption. Configuration is a snap with any web browser.

    With the Linksys Wireless-G ADSL Home Gateway at the heart of your network, you're connected to the future.

    Technical Data

    Product Description: Linksys Wireless-G ADSL Home Gateway WAG200G - wireless router - DSL - 802.11b/g - desktop
    Device Type: Wireless router - DSL modem - 4-port switch (integrated)
    Enclosure Type: Desktop
    Digital Signaling Protocol: ADSL, ADSL2+
    Data Link Protocol: Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g
    Frequency Band: 2.4 GHz
    Data Transfer Rate: 54 Mbps
    Network / Transport Protocol: PPTP, L2TP, IPSec, PPPoE, PPPoA
    Routing Protocol: RIP-1, RIP-2, static IP routing
    Remote Management Protocol: HTTP
    Features: Firewall protection, DMZ port, auto-sensing per device, dynamic IP address assignment , DHCP support, NAT support, auto-negotiation, auto-uplink (auto MDI/MDI-X), Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI), DoS attack prevention, content filtering, MAC address filtering, VPN passthrough, URL filtering, IP address filtering, event log
    Compliant Standards: IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED
    Dimensions (WxDxH): 3.2 cm x 14 cm x 14 cm
    Weight: 350 g
    Localisation: English / United Kingdom
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