|Linksys WRT610N Simultaneous Dual Band Gigabit Router broadband 5G USB DD-WRT|
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|Share a high-speed Internet connection with the Linksys WRT610N wireless-N router. You can connect your wired Ethernet devices to this Linksys router, thanks to its built-in 4-port full-duplex 10/100 switch. The dual-band Wireless Access Point in the Linksys WRT610N gives you a hassle-free connectivity. The fast speed of Wireless-N and gigabit wired networking in this wireless-N router makes it ideal for streaming videos, gaming, and Voice over IP telephony. This Linksys router has a Storage Link that lets you add storage space to your network. Enjoy a safe connection with the Linksys WRT610N, as it has an SPI firewall to secure the entire network.|
|Wireless Technology||Wireless N|
|Wireless Speed||270 Mbps|
|USB for File Sharing||Yes|
|Built in Modem||No|
|Connectivity||Wired & Wireless|
|Router Functionalities||DHCP Server, Firewall, VPN Pass-Thru, Wireless Access Point|
|Port Qty||4-port Built-In Switch|
|Antenna Type||Internal / Integrated Antenna x 3|
|LAN Interfaces||10 Base-T, 10/100/1000 Base-T, 1000 Base-T, 100Base-TX|
|WAN Interfaces||1 x 10/100/1000 Base-T|
|Additional Interfaces||1 x USB|
|WLAN Standards||IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n|
|General Protocols||L2TP, PPPoE, PPTP|
|Remote Management Protocols||HTTP, HTTPS|
|Routing Protocols||RIP Version 1, Static Routing|
|VPN Protocols||IPSec, L2TP, PPTP|
|Firewall / VPN|
|Firewall Features||NAT, Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI)|
|VPN Encryption||WPA, WPA2|
|VPN Protocols||IPSec, L2TP, PPTP|
|802.11a Data Rates||54 Mbps, 48 Mbps, 36 Mbps, 24 Mbps, 18 Mbps, 12 Mbps, 9 Mbps, 6 Mbps|
|802.11b Data Rates||11 Mbps, 5.5 Mbps, 2 Mbps, 1 Mbps|
|802.11g Data Rates||54 Mbps, 48 Mbps, 36 Mbps, 24 Mbps, 28 Mbps, 12 Mbps, 9 Mbps, 6 Mbps, 5.5 Mbps, 2 Mbps, 1 Mbps|
|Modulation||16QAM, 64QAM, BPSK, CCK, DBPSK, DQPSK, DSSS, OFDM, QPSK|
|Security||WEP 128-bit, WEP 64-bit, WPA, WPA2|
|WEP Encryption Length||128 bit, 40 bit (=64 bit)|
|LED Indicators||Power, Status|
|Additional Features||Auto Crossover (MDI/MDI-X), MIMO Supported|
Average review score based on 42 user reviews
of customers recommend this product
I have been waiting for something like this. The Linksys WRT610 Wireless Router with the range, dual simultaneous radio bands. The kids & family and friends can play the PlayStation, Xbox 360, PsP, and have multiple computers running accessing the hard drive on the router. While I Jacek can be just about anywhere around the house, back yard on my lap top barbecuing n sipping on a drink. While being productive without getting slowed bogged down and the range is great. Thanks Linksys
* Internet-sharing Router and 4-port Gigabit Switch, with a built-in, dual-band, speed and range enhanced Wireless Access Point
* Two simultaneous, separate, radio bands double your available bandwidth
* MIMO technology uses multiple radios per band to create robust signals for maximum range and speed, with reduced dead spots
* Connect a hard drive or flash-based USB storage device to allow access to your music, video, or data files from within your network
From the Manufacturer
The Dual-Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router is really four devices in one box. First, there's the dual-band Wireless Access Point, which lets you connect to the network without wires. There's also a built-in 4-port full-duplex 10/100/1000 Switch to connect your wired-Ethernet devices together at up to gigabit speeds. The Router function ties it all together and lets your whole network share a high-speed cable or DSL Internet connection.
We've also included a Storage Link that lets you easily add gigabytes of storage space onto your network using readily available USB 2.0 hard drives--or plug in a USB flash disk for a convenient way to access your portable data files. The built-in Media Server streams music, video, and photos from the attached storage device to any UPnP compatible media adapter. And you can get to your files from anywhere in the world through the Internet.
The Access Point built into the Router uses a dual-band version of the very latest wireless networking technology, Wireless-N (draft 802.11n). By overlaying the signals of multiple radios for each band, Wireless-N's "Multiple In, Multiple Out" (MIMO) technology multiplies the effective data rate. Unlike ordinary wireless networking technologies that are confused by signal reflections, MIMO actually uses these reflections to increase the range and reduce "dead spots" in the wireless coverage area. The robust signals travel farther, maintaining wireless connections much farther than standard Wireless-G.
With Wireless-N, the farther away you are, the more speed advantage you get. It works great with standard Wireless-G, -A, and -B equipment, but when both ends of the wireless link are Wireless-N, the router can increase the throughput even more by using twice as much radio band, yielding speeds much faster than standard Wireless-G. But unlike other speed-enhanced technologies, Wireless-N can dynamically enable this double-speed mode for Wireless-N devices, while still connecting to other wireless devices at their respective fastest speeds. In congested areas, the "good neighbor" mode ensures that the Router checks for other wireless devices in the area before gobbling up the radio band.
I bought this router as a refurbished Linksys product here on E-Bay and it was a very good deal.
I had read reviews of the WRT610N that were both favorable and unfavorable so I thought with a price this good I would give it a try in my home network setup.
My router is mounted under the staircase to my basement using the very handy built in wall mounting slots and a couple of wood screws. One of the negatives I had read about was hot running. After a week of moderate to heavy use transferring files around between computers and streaming Netflix I checked the temperature of the device using an IR temp gun and the hottest spot that I could find on the face was about 95 degrees in a 70 degree room. I didn't think this was bad and I wonder if the vertical mounting helps with this issue?
I'm running DD-WRT firmware on the router and I'm using the 5Ghz band to stream to my Roku XD/S box with the 2.4Ghz band handling everything else(about 10 mixed devices, G and N). The wireless range/coverage is very good everywhere in my house, upstairs, downstairs and out in the yard. Over the years I've tested a lot of different routers at my house including WRT54G, DIR-655, WGR614 and WRT320N all of which gave similar wireless range performance in my setting. The WRT610N seems to perform similarly, very good.
It will be interesting to see how things go with this box as time goes by but I've had good luck from all routers that I've tested here(except for the DIR-655 which had firmware issues that hurt reliability as a router tho not as a wireless AP). Even if it only lasts for a year or two I'll get my $66.99 worth.
The connectivity is reliable. The signal strength is good (on the 2.4 Ghz band, but not on the 5Ghz band). The web interface is easy to use. I hooked up an external hard drive to the USB port and turned on the media server. That worked nice. I like the Wireless N capability although I am only getting 144 Mbs speeds. Its very sleek looking. I like that it has wired Gigabit performance.
The 5Ghz band put out a very weak signal. So bad that I am not using it. That was very disapointing. While in N-mode on the 2.4Ghz band I am only getting 144 Mbs speed. I am not sure if this is my problem or the routers problem. I am still working it out.
This router is great for gaming and setting up multiple wireless devices, but it is a bit over priced for the basic network user. I upgraded my network from a Linksys WRT150N router, thinking that this would be a major improvement. I was wrong. The WRT610N router did give me a stronger signal strengths, but unless you have an wireless N adapter on every device you are connecting to your network; you will not be able to fully utilize the dual frequency technology. So keep it simple, if your not an advid online gamer or don't have multiple wireless N devices, then stick with a more inexpensive model, like the Linksys E1000 or the DLink DIR615. Both of these routers work well for simplified wireless connectivity. Since making this purchase and getting a great price for the WRT610N, I personally decided to invest in the DIR615 to compare. I found that the DIR615 is comparable to the WRT610N in simply wireless networking. So you can spend $100 on the WRT610N or $40 on the DIR615. You pick. In closing, Linksys and DLink are the best. You can't go wrong with either one, you just might pay more for the Linksys.
Stay away from this unit. Indeed it works in dual band (2.4 & 5.0) however the range for the 5.0GHz is useless unless you are in same room as the router. With in 15 ft it will deliver 270+ MBPS. Anything beyond 15 ft and your connection speed plumets to less than what G standard delivers. The web interface is rather weak as well. There is no improvmemt to speak of over G seris routers from 4 years ago. The NAS option would be nice if a person with a CS degree could get it to work in less than 15 minutes. Way to complicated for what it does. In short this router is a waste of money. The N standard is not fully adopted and in current form the performance is simply unacceptable. If you really happen to be hard up and need a router stick to the G series as they provide acceptable value for their performance. The WRT610N sonds good on paper but fails to deliver.