Review on Linksys® E1000 DD-WRT
Linksys E1000 DD-WRT is one of the product from Linksys which supports all the networking arises in home and other areas. Wireless N Technology is the striking feature of this router. The router supports Wi-Fi devices and it also comes with a State-of-the-art Security. Separate guest account is another good feature of this router. It supports fast Ethernet network which provides a speed of 10 to 100 Mb per seconds for wired devices.
Linksys E1000 DD-WRT comes with a futuristic design with a physical dimension of 7.95 x 1.34 x 6.30 inches. It weights about 280 grams with a handy design. The router supports Internet Explorer version from 6 to the latest version 8, safari 3 and Firefox. It runs in PC in which wireless network is enabled and supports Operating Systems such as Microsoft Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista and Windows 7. It supports a wireless data transfer speed of 300 Mbps.
Linksys E1000 DD-WRT is a wireless router which supports the standards such as 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, etc. The various ports for the router are power, Internet and Ethernet and buttons for reset and Wi-Fi protected set-up. The router comes with a desktop form factor with RJ-45 interface. The wireless data transfer rate is very high and wireless frequency range is 2.4 GHz to 2.5 GHz. It runs in a web based management with a single WAN port. The cabling type is CAT 5e and antenna gain in dBi is 1.5 dBi. It has security features such as 128 and 256 bit WEP, WPA and WPA2. There is also a 128-Bit Encryption for the security key bits. A power of 6 watt is required for its operation. Wired connection can be made to four computers with a high speed data transfer ratio.
- FIVE –Â Wireless N technologyWith the help of wireless N technology, the router can speed up the data transfer to a rate of 300 Mb per seconds that connects the computer, other wireless devices, smart phones and Wi-Fi devices. There is also a software support which offers a quick and powerful tool for the management of the wireless network. A wide coverage area and a better range are provided from N-technology.
- FOUR –Â Easy installNecessary drivers are needed for the interface of the computer and the router and these drivers come with the CD incorporated in the whole router package. For the wireless network connection, it is needed to insert the CD in the CD drive and within minutes the installation will be completed. For the customization of preference, there is an advanced option setting which is readily available in the software.
- THREE –Â State of art securityThe threats from the network can be filtered out with the help of the security features. The security settings are also customizable which boost the protection. There are WPA/WPA2 wireless security and also a SPI firewall protection. Based on the utility needed router’s security settings can be configured for the advanced users.
- TWO –Â Full controlThis software in the router allows a wide personalizing options in which we can set-up security levels according to our use. The software is simple to understand and even a beginner can get used to it. There is a parental control option which restricts and blocks sites which are not necessary for the purpose. It also provides connection to the visitors which in turn protect the private data stored in the hard disc.
- ONE – Â General featuresLinksys E1000 DD-WRT offers a high performance and a fully secured router in its prize range. Its general software support and wireless connectivity makes the router widely applicable from home to office use. The router package includes users manual, installation disc, power adapter and Ethernet cable. The operating temperature is in the range of 0 to 40ºC and operating humidity is 10 to 85% non condensing.
Linksys E1000 DD-WRT performs great with excellent signal strength and banwidth with a simple set-up and provides a high security over the data which all make this router unique in its class and if you are looking for a perfect router, this router is designed for you.