Linksys WRT54GL
Linksys WRT54GL
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Linksys WRT54GL: 28 facts and highlights

1. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

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.
Linksys WRT54GL
79% have it

2. WiFi speed

A higher maximum Wi-Fi speed results in better performance. This is measured in megabytes per second.
270MB/s
Asus GX1008B V5: 2000MB/s

3. 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.
2
ASUS RT-AC68U: 3

4. Has automatic IP

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.
Linksys WRT54GL
37% have it

5. Has a built-in network firewall

A network firewall protects a computer network from unauthorized access.
Linksys WRT54GL
96% have it

6. Has dynamic routing

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.
Linksys WRT54GL
55% have it

7. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
0
Trendnet TEW-714TRU: 2

8. Has a static IP address

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.
Linksys WRT54GL
74% have it

9. Has QoS

With (QoS) Quality of Service, you can optimise performance by deciding which traffic to prioritise when a bottleneck occurs. You can decide which traffic is important based on things like IP address and type of Internet service.
Linksys WRT54GL
87% have it

10. thickness

186mm
Asus WL-330N: 12mm

11. LAN ports

With more LAN ports you are able to connect more computers to the network directly using LAN cables.
4
Asus GX1008B V4: 8

12. Has Network Address Translation (NAT)

With NAT you can use one IP address, e.g. that of the router, for a network of devices. It can increase security and make it easier to make changes to your internal network.
Linksys WRT54GL
86% have it

13. Has parental control

Parental Control is a router-based Web filtering solution that will allow you to block any internet content you wish to keep from your computer.
Linksys WRT54GL
67% have it

14. Has PPTP Passthrough

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.
Linksys WRT54GL
84% have it

15. Has L2TP Passthrough

You can enable L2TP Passthrough. L2TP (Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol) is a VPN (Virtual Private Network) protocol for carrying data from one device to another securely over the Internet.
Linksys WRT54GL
79% have it

16. Has SPI intrusion protection

All incoming traffic will be blocked except for those types selected in the Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) section. This helps to protect your network from unwanted traffic.
Linksys WRT54GL
84% have it

17. Has IPsec Passthrough

You can enable IPsec Passthrough, to allow IPsec (IP Security Protocol) encrypted/authenticated data to pass through your router, enabling increased security.
Linksys WRT54GL
76% have it

18. Has static routing

Static routing is a simple form of routing, recommended if you have just one, or a small number, of routers to connect. They need to be configured and updated manually.
Linksys WRT54GL
45% have it

19. Has MAC address filtering

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.
Linksys WRT54GL
89% have it

20. Has Universal Plug n Play

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.
Linksys WRT54GL
87% have it

21. internal storage

0MB
Apple Airport Time Capsule: 2000GB

22. WAN ports

A WAN (Wider Area Network) port is most commonly used to connect the router to the Internet. It can also be used to connect to an external private network.
1
CradlePoint CBA750B: 2

23. warranty period

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
1
Sitecom DC-210: 10

24. weight

280g
Asus WL-330NUL: 17.5g

25. width

200mm
Asus WL-330NUL: 21mm
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