Linksys WRT160N and WRT310N Review: Sexy WiFi Router

Now it’s the time to make your house as space which full of high-speed internet hot spot without disturbing cable. This hot spot can be yielded through a kind of wireless transmitter which able to be put down everywhere.

There is various wireless transmitter brands or which more popular called WiFi in market. The new one is made by Linksys. This one of Cisco division launches a couple of router: Ultra RangePlus Wireless-N Broadband Router (WRT160N) and Ultra RangePlus Wireless-N Gigabit Router (WRT310N).

Both routers are designed to be compact and good looking. It also portable and easy to attached outside the office room. Its body is made without line and sharp and rigid corner.

This outside display makes both routers to differ from the other. Its body dint in the middle and forms boundary like wing. Its RangePlus Antenna is planted in body so that no more "horn" which boosts.

Both routers have Wireless Access Point, what has four 10/100 switch full-duplex ports. Through this port, all Ethernet cable peripherals can be integrated.

This Access Point applies newest wireless network technology: Wireless-N (with 802.11n draft). This draft of loads various radio signals through multiple in multiple out (MIMO) technology so that it also duplicates the data rate.

Not like ordinary wireless network technology that bewildered by signal reflections, MIMO are applies this reflection to increase broadness and lessens "death point" in its reach area.

Signal spread is also becoming wider so that this connection is better if compared to standard Wireless-G. Because of that, this router is compatible for media centrist application, like video streaming, game, Internet phone, and even WiFi printer.
Both routers are equipped by Linksys Easylink Advisor (LELA) feature, installation guidance which is easy to understand. This software assists the network installation and ascertains the peripheral and connection is still run stable and protected.

Technological like LELA also have been adopted by other router producer, like D-Link and Netgear. D-Link, for example, makes Wireless N Router which equipped by Q&A screen. User can type any question about the problem of installation. While Netgear is make Smart Wizard at WNR834B Wireless Router, English-speaking guidance which is easy to understand.

Both routers can be attached in any part inside the home; along it can reach your PC or laptop, printer, and other WiFi peripheral.

Linksys WRT160N and WRT310N Review
Price Range: WRT160N ($99.99), WRT310N ($124.99)
Device Type: Wireless Router
Form Factor: Desktop
Wireless Network Standards: IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11n
Wireless Data Transfer Rates: 300 Mbps
Wireless Transmit Power: 17 dBm
Security Protocols: WPA, 128-bit WEP, 64-bit WEP, IEEE 802.11i (WPA2)
Networking Standards: IEEE 802.3ab Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.3 Ethernet 10Base-T, IEEE 802.3u Ethernet 100Base-TX
Routing / Firewall Protoccols: DHCP, Network Address Translation (NAT)
Firewall Features: MAC Address Filtering, URL Filtering, Domain Blocking, Scheduling, Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI)
Management: Web Based
WAN Port(s): 1
10/100 Mbps Ports: 4
Ethernet: CAT5, CAT6

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Comments on "Linksys WRT160N and WRT310N Review: Sexy WiFi Router"


Anonymous Anonim said ... (1 maj 2008 në 6:30 e pasdites) : 

Komenti u hoq nga administratori i blogut.


Anonymous Anonim said ... (20 qershor 2008 në 4:02 e paradites) : 

Komenti u hoq nga administratori i blogut.


Anonymous Anonim said ... (28 gusht 2008 në 8:19 e pasdites) : 

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Anonymous Joe M said ... (1 tetor 2008 në 7:17 e paradites) : 

Terrible English. The blogger works for Linksys' ad department.


Anonymous r4i card said ... (20 nëntor 2009 në 10:49 e pasdites) : 

It is a good product with XP, but if you use Vista 64 good luck. After several hours of working to get it running my patience and options have run out.


Blogger indy31 said ... (17 dhjetor 2009 në 6:39 e pasdites) : 

This is not a review, but just typing over the Linksys commercial documentation. For starters I would expect to see mentioned the difference between these two products.


Anonymous Best Wireless N Router said ... (1 mars 2011 në 4:53 e paradites) : 

Linksys WRT160N and WRT310N Router is really good devices. First, there’s the dual-band Wireless Access Point, which lets you connect to the network without wires.


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