"Save your money"on by kc2epd
Pros Nothing, it is nowhere as good as the one that this unit was to replace. Had another Linksy WRT54GS that crapped out after only a year. Guess its goodbye to the linksys brand!!!
Cons Everything. As far as RANGE PLUS thats a joke. Go past 15 feet and goodbye signal where as the old one worked at over 200 feet.
Summary Main reason is the range is the WORST of the WORST. Im in the wireless field as well as an amature radio operator and testing the field strenth of the output signal on this unit is Poor at best. Save your money dont buy this unit.
Pros Looks Nice and ease of use.
Cons Does not maintain DHCP Reservations, NAT redirection and Wireless.
Summary Buy something else!
Pros Looks Nice. Has easy installation. Seems to work well when it wants to work.
Cons Customer service. Have to continually reinstall because without any reason at all, it will not sign on to the internet.
Summary After "trying" to speak with customer service for over an hour because they either cannot speak English very well, or has such a heavy accent that you constantly have to have them repeat themselves. We finally came up with the conclusion that the first item was bad and had to return it for a new one. Got that one installed just fine and now after a year it seems to just stop working. Will not sign on to the internet. I have to go through the whole installation process just to get it to start working again. Now it cannot find an internet connection no matter how I try to reinstall it. Linksys Products suck! Oh yeah by the way. Since you cannot understand their customer service, for a small minimum charge of I think it was $50 bucks they will just gain control of your comp in order to try everything themselves.
Pros Nice design. 4 ports and hidden antenna
Cons the frequency of dropped signal. you can see that the signal is there but cant retrieve it. Again CONSTANTLY DROPPING MY SIGNAL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Looking for another ASAP! Kind of gun shy buying another due to the luck I have had with this one.
Summary Will never buy this one again! I am tired of dropping my signal. Oh yeah it dropped the signal even when hard wired! How does that happen?
Pros Extremely easy to setup; I can easily go out of my home, down a sidewalk, up a few spaces in the parking lot, get in my car, and STILL have easy internet surfing capabilities. I've only had it for a couple of days, but so far am very pleased!
Cons Little control over security settings-must trust linksys. Inconvenient admin on control panel log; it doesn't give computer addresses accessing the router or URL of sites (ex. http://www...)-only gives IP address for websites (ex. 101.52.325...).
Summary Overall I'm very pleased with this product thus far--only two days of operation, though. We'll see how it fares over the coming months. Great speed on surfing and range is just fine. Haven't tested the n routing capabilities. No dropped connections. Some changes in the setup panel do not enable the router to work properly. I don't see how blocking sites by URL or keyword is able to successfully be carried out by the router; no effect. Other changes seemed to stop my internet access. However, these are minor details. I needed a router to quickly connect me to the internet via another additional COMCAST router without dropping signals, and this one handles it marvelously. Would recommend!