Cisco Linksys E1000 Wireless-N Router – Review

Linksys E1000 Wireless-N Router from Cisco is wireless connectivity solution for your office or home and is the perfect blend of performance and great looks. The speed that the user can get via this wireless router is up to 300 Mega bits per second. This provides the user an option to setup both a wired as well as  wireless network or a combination of both. There are four Ethernet ports available in this wireless router to provide wired connectivity. The wireless standard supported by this wireless router is both IEEE 802.11 N and IEEE 802.11 G. IEEE 802.11 N is the standard which offers fast connectivity and IEEE 802.11 G offers wider range. The user can connect mobile phones, smart phones, laptops or computers to the wireless router. The driver and other utilities needed for setting up the wireless router is supplied along with the wireless router on a CD. An instruction manual accompanies the product carrying all neceassry steps to set up the router. Cisco Linksys E1000 Wireless-N Router  is available in market for a cost of 70 dollars. The design of  Linksys E1000  is compact and portable and the procut is effective and efficient at the same time. There is built in security available in this wireless router which provides the user means for secured data transmission among the devices connected to the wireless network.

Linksys E1000 Wireless-N Router By Cisco  has Stateful Pocket Inspection or SPI firewall which creates a protected connectivity to the Internet and saves the user’s network from threats on the Internet. This router also has WPA and WPA2 data encryption protection, which provides added protection against internet threats. There is parental control feature available in this wireless router through which the user can block a certain websites or stop the Internet access for certain hours. This router does not use any recycled components and has compatibility with windows XP and windows Vista. The warranty period of this router is for one year limited hardware only, from the date of purchase. The major advantages are the size and the speed offered by this wireless router and built in firewall. The other advantages are low price and high speed, which makes this router simply irresistible. The range offered by this router is at par with other routers in theis class. If there is a wireless router that you are planning to have for your office or home on a limited budget, then Linksys E1000 Wireless-N Router is the one you should go for.

Pros : Design, performance and 4 Ethernet ports. Also, an “N” router at a bargain price. Easy to setup.

Cons : Lack of Gigabit Ethernet Port. Single band (2.4 GHz). Incosistance performance as speed drops over slight variation in distance.

 

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