Linksys® Router E1000 Wireless Access Point
Wireless access points act as central transmitters and receivers of radio signals of wireless local area networks. They are actually small hardware devices that are configured on wireless local area networks and include a radio transmitter, antenna, and a built-in network adapter. Wired networks like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, etc. can be connected to wireless devices using a wireless access point. Different types of wireless access points include home consumer models and industrial wireless access points, and acts as a bridge, client or a router. Wireless access points also offer stronger connections, faster speed, security and ease of use. It also incorporates various improved technological features.
- Ways to connect Linksys E1000 router as a wireless access point
- Features of Linksys E1000 access point
- Set up access point
Ways to connect Linksys E1000 router as a wireless access point
The range of the network can be extended by connecting two wireless routers with each other by connecting a cable between these two wireless routers. Before connecting the wireless router to the existing network check the IP address of the router. Then change the IP address of Linksys E1000 router to the IP address of the wireless router so that both have the same IP addresses. The cable should then be connected between the wireless router and the Internet port of Linksys E1000 router.
Features of Linksys E1000 access point
Linksys E1000 access point offers maximum security of the data over network. This is offered by MAC addressing filtering. Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 security, Stateful Packet Inspection firewall and network address translation technology are the other important features that are also capable of offering security over the network. The privacy of the user as well as the data can be fully protected by virtue of these features by blocking and encrypting. It also has the feature of parental control and guest access settings.
In order to set up an access point, use a network cable and connect it to the computer. Obtain the IP address from DHCP. Restart the computer and access the firmware program by typing the IP address of the access point in Internet Explorer. You can then customize the settings of the access point according to the requirements of the network. Save, exit, disconnect the wireless access point and place it at a distance which equals the distance from the wireless network point of the computer.
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