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Linksys WRT54GC 54Mbps Compact Broadband Wireless-G Router

Brand : Linksys
Mfr# : WRT54GC-UK
Quick : 2210
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Product Highlights

  • All-in-one Internetsharing Router, 4-port Switch, and Wireless-G (802.11g) Access Point
  • Complies with 802.11g and 802.11b (2.4GHz) Standards
  • Unsurpassed Wireless Security with Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA/WPA2 Personal)
  • Compact travel size router with built-in antenna
  • All LAN Ports Support Auto- Crossover (MDI/MDI-X) - No Need for Crossover Cables

Routing Features

  • Internet Protocols : PPPoE
  • Static routing and Dynamic Routing with RIP v1 and v2
  • DHCP Server
  • Configurable MTU Size
  • Mac Address Cloning
  • Dynamic DNS

Wireless Features - Click me for more information. Help Me Understand

  • Confirms to IEEE 11Mb/s 802.11b specification
    - Frequency band : 2.4GHz
    - Modulation : Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS)
    - Non Overlapping Channels : 3
  • Confirms to IEEE 54Mb/s 802.11g specification
    - Frequency band : 2.4GHz
    - Modulation : Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM)
    - Non Overlapping Channels : 3
  • Data rates of wireless : 54Mbps (Fallback to 54, 48, 36, 24, 18, 12, 11, 9, 6, 5.5, 2 and 1Mbps, Automatic Rate Selection)
  • Operating Modes : Infrastructure
  • Disable Wireless
  • Operating Channel 1 - 13
  • Wireless Mode : g and b, g only or b only
  • Wireless Access Point Security
    - 128-bit WPA-PSK
    - 128-bit WPA-802.1x
    - 128-bit WEP
    - Open System and Shared Key
    - 802.1x
    Access Control
    - MAC Address Control

Firewall and Security Features - Click me for more information. Help Me Understand

  • Stateful Packet Inspection Firewall
    - Filter on destination port values
  • Content Filtering
    - Keyword and URL blocking
    - Trusted IP access
    - Time scheduling

VPN (Virtual Private Network) Features - Click me for more information. Help Me Understand

  • Single-session Virtual Private Network (VPN) Pass-through (IPSec, L2TP), PPTP

NAT (Network Address Translation) Features - Click me for more information. Help Me Understand

  • Many-to-One (NAT)
  • Non-NAT (Full Routing)

Applications & Gaming Features - Click me for more information. Help Me Understand

  • Port Triggering
  • Port Forwarding
  • UPnP Support
  • Single DMZ Support

Management Features

  • Web Based Interface
    - Installation Wizard
  • System performance and status monitoring
  • Remote Management via Web services
    - Change Port number

LAN Ports - Click me for more information. Help Me Understand

  • 4 Port 10/100 Ethernet switch
    - Auto Sensing
    - Auto Uplink
    - Half/Full Duplex Support

WAN Ports - Click me for more information. Help Me Understand

  • RJ-45 10/100 Ethernet Port

Dimensions W x H x D

3.86" x 3.86" x 0.98"
(98 mm x 98 mm x 25 mm)

System Requirements

  • Broadband (cable, DSL) Internet service and modem with Ethernet connection
  • 2.4 GHz wireless adapter or Ethernet adapter and cable for each computer
  • Windows 98, Me, NT, 2000, XP, Mac OS, NetWare, UNIX, or Linux
  • Internet Explorer 5.0 or Netscape 4.7 or higher

Manufactures Warranty

  • 3 Years

Package Contents

  • Linksys WRT54GC 54Mbps Wireless-G Broadband Router
  • UK external power adaptor
  • CD-ROM with User Guide
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • 2m Ethernet cable

General Advice

Paired with an External Ethernet Modem, Wireless Broadband Routers set up in minutes to let you share your Internet connection, share files, printers, and hard drives from anywhere in your wireless range or by wired Ethernet connectivity that is provided by one of the 4 port on the back of the wireless Broadband router.

Choosing the right wireless networking speed and range to suit your individual requirements can be a confusing business! To help you make the right decision, we have created a short guide to various wireless options and the coverage they provide. Please not this is just a guide, every home or office is different and we cannot guarantee coverage and speed.

  • Wireless G (802.11g, 2.4GHz)
    With Wireless G you can easily set up a wireless network at home or in the office, without cables. Wireless G is ideal for use in modest properties (e.g. Modern Semi Detached House) and for Web-surfing, email on Broadband connections below 8Mbps.
  • Dual Band Wireless (802.11g 2.4GHz & 802.11a 5GHz)
    Ideal for businesses with Dual Band Wireless automatically choose the frequency with the most available bandwidth - either the widely used Wireless G (2.4GHz freq.) or the interference-free Wireless A (5GHz freq.)

Broadband routers are designed to be used with Virgin Media Broadband (previously NTL, Telewest) via a cable modem. If you have a broadband via a phoneline, see ADSL Wireless Routers instead.