Asus WL-500gP V2

Asus WL-500gP V2

Asus WL-500gP V2 review: specs and price

Asus WL-500gP V2
Asus WL-500gP V2

Why is Asus WL-500gP V2 better than the average?

  • USB ports
  • Warranty period

Top specs and features

General info

1.USB ports


With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.


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2.warranty period


When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.


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1.WiFi speed


A higher maximum Wi-Fi speed results in better performance. This is measured in megabytes per second.


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2.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
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802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

3.internal storage



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1.external antennas


More antennas result in increased signal strength. External antennas can be repositioned in order to improve the signal, and replaced with a longer antenna if needed.


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1.Has automatic IP
Asus WL-500gP V2

Automatic IP allows a local area network (LAN) computer to give itself a unique IP address when Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is unavailable to do so.

2.Has a static IP address
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Static IP addresses remain consistent on each connection. This means the IP address can be used to allow remote access/configuration. Most home devices have a dynamic IP address, whereas larger companies usually use a static IP address.

3.Has PPTP Passthrough
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You can enable PPTP (Point-to-point tunneling protocol) Passthrough. This allows VPN connections using PPTP to pass through the router with ease. This method is less secure than L2TP passthrough.

4.Has MAC address filtering
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This is a security feature in which network access is granted to devices based on their unique MAC address. It can provide increased security, but it can be a risk if the user loses the device.

5.Has WPA2 Enterprise
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This is a router feature that is designed to authenticate individual users to an external server using a username and password. It is more secure and complex than WPA.

6.Has WPA2-PSK
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WPA2-PSK is a method of securing your network using WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2) as well as a Pre-Shared Key (PSK) password. This was designed for home users without an enterprise authentication server.


1.Network Time Protocol enabled
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With Network Time Protocol (NTP) you can ensure that devices across a network display the exact same time and date, using UTC (Coordinated Universal Time).

2.Has dynamic routing
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Dynamic routing is useful if you need to configure several routers, as they can automatically find network destinations and best routes, as well as sharing information between routers. They can reroute automatically if there is a fault somewhere.

3.Has Universal Plug n Play
Asus WL-500gP V2

Universal Plug n Play (UPnP) is a set of networking protocols that permits networked devices, such as PCs, printers, Internet gateways, Wi-Fi access points and mobile devices to find each other and exchange information on the network.

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