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Linksys Instant Wireless-G Access Point

Linksys Instant Wireless-G Access Point
Summary Broadcom-based 802.11g Access Point. Supports WDS multipoint bridging and repeating
Update None
Pros - No WEP enabled performance degradation
- Removable antennas
- Supports multi-point wireless bridging
- Inbound and Outbound traffic logging
Cons • Poor handling of 11b clients and mixed networks
• Bridging and logging features don't work

Linksys decided to jump into the 802.11g market early with a router, Access Point, and CardBus client based on Broadcom's "54g" technology. This review will put the WAP54G Wireless-G Access Point through its paces and help answer the question "Are all 54g products the same?". Although I'll tell you right now that the answer is "No", you'll have to read on to find out why...

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