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Linksys Wireless-G Range Expander - WRE54G

Abt Model: WRE54G | UPC Code: 745883559046
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Supports 64/128-Bit WEP Encryption In 802.11b/802.11g Wireless LAN/ Configurable Through Your Networked PC's Web Browser Or The Included Setup Wizard/ Expand Your Wireless Coverage To Eliminate Dead Spots/ Works With Both 802.11b And 802.11g Wireless Networks/ RJ-45 10/100 Port For Easy Configuration/ Silver Finish
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Product Details

Linksys Wireless-G Range Expander, Model WRE54G

Features:

  • Freedom of Wireless
    Unlike adding a traditional access point to your network to expand wireless coverage,
    the Wireless-G Range Expander does not need to be connected to the network by a data
    cable. Just put it within range of your main access point or wireless router. It is designed
    to “bounce” signals into those distant, reflective corners and hard-to-reach areas where
    wireless coverage is spotty and cabling is impractical. This “relay station” or “repeater”
    approach helps to build a wireless infrastructure and save wiring costs
  • Wide Compatibility
    The Wireless-G Range Expander works with most Wi-Fi certified access points and wireless
    routers. And it works in with both Wireless-G and Wireless-B devices so you’ll get the
    benefits of increased coverage even with a mixed network
  • Easy Configuration
    Installation is a snap with the Auto Configuration button. Just plug it in and press the
    button. The Expander is designed to find your wireless network and configure itself
    automatically

Specifications:

General

  • Standards: IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b
  • Buttons: Autoconfiguration, Reset
  • Cabling Type: Cat-5 (only used for configuration)
  • LEDs: Blue/Red-LINK, Blue-ACTIVITY
  • Transmit Power
    • 802.11g: Typ. 13 ± 1dBm @ Normal Temp Range
    • 802.11b: Typ: 15 ± 1dBm @ Normal Temp Range
  • Security features: WEP, WPA Personal
  • WEP Key Bits: 64/128

Environmental

  • Power: 3.3V
  • Certification: FCC, CE, UL
  • Operating Temp.: 0 to 40°C
  • Storage Temp.: 0 to 70°C
  • Operating Humidity: 10 to 85% Noncondensing
  • Storage Humidity: 5 to 90% Noncondensing

Minimum Requirements:

  • 802.11b or 802.11g Wireless Network
  • PC with 802.11b/g Wireless adapter installed
  • TCP/IP Protocol Installed

Package Contents:

  • One WRE54G Wireless-G Range Expander
  • Two Power Plates
  • One Setup Wizard CD with User Guide in PDF format
  • One Quick Installation Guide
  • One registration card

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 1.77"
  • Width: 3.17"
  • Depth: 8.26"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 0.55 lbs
  • Shipping: 1 lbs
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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Linksys Wireless-G Range Expander
 
4.3

(based on 3 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fast connection (3)
  • Reliable connection (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home network (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • High bandwidth user (3)
      • Primary use:
      • Personal (3)

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    4.0

    Good product, hard setup.

    By VuPDX

    from Portland, OR

    About Me High bandwidth user

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fast Connection Speed
    • Reliable connection

    Cons

    • Difficult To Set Up

    Best Uses

    • Home network

    Comments about Linksys Wireless-G Range Expander:

    Once the product is setup it works as expected. The initial setup is somewhat complicated. Also, the product doesn't suppor WAP or WAP2 security.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

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    5.0

    WRE54G did what it was supposed to do

    By WRE54G fan

    from Texas

    About Me High bandwidth user

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fast
    • Fast Connection Speed
    • Reliable connection
    • Secure Connection

    Cons

    • Surprised

    Best Uses

    • Home network

    Comments about Linksys Wireless-G Range Expander:

    Excellent product in that it does what we bought it to do: expanded our WiFi coverage to remote areas of the home.

    Was surprised that the setup program modified the TCP/IP settings of my laptop to have a specific IP address rather than the DHCP I wanted.

    Easy to correct. Cisco tech support was helpful, but didn't know how the SETUP program did this.

    Service and delivery comments:

    ABT is the best!
    Fast delivery.
    Low price.
    Will do business again.

    • Primary use:
    • Personal

    Comment on this review

     
    4.0

    Router Extender

    By Jack

    from Marco Island, FL

    About Me High bandwidth user

    Pros

    • Easy To Set Up
    • Fast
    • Fast Connection Speed
    • Reliable connection
    • Secure Connection

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home network

      Comments about Linksys Wireless-G Range Expander:

      Used this product to get past a cinder block wall that blocked the router signal. It is fast, easy to setup and easy to use.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

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