Wireless-N ADSL2+ Gateway. SKU WAGN Downloads / Firmware · Register Product. Wireless-N ADSL2+ Gateway. SKU WAGN. Support Toolbox. Looking like a detached component of the USS Enterprise, the Linksys WAGN is not a pretty sight, but as a wireless ADSL2+ router/modem. Find out more on Linksys WAGN specifications on PC World.
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Our Verdict Overall, while the base technology works well, it’s time Linksys added a new feature-set to its solution. Aside from these cosmetic features, the WAGN has little to distinguish it from other routers you might come across. Then press the Enter key on your keyboard. Next to the router we got a solid Mbps claimed signal and a fast transfer, but moving away only saw the slightest of dips – down to around the Mbps level – and virtually no change in data transfer rates as a result.
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Best Wireless Routers for Those are bold claims – could the WAGN shock us by living up to them – and handily beating out the competition in the process? We were able to stream a MB DivX file from a distance of about 20 metres, again through two walls, linksyz any problem.
From a technical standpoint, the Linksys has the all-important Draft While the design of the WAGN might be fairly new school, the web interface is strictly from the Linksys of old. Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted In multicultural Wwg325n, the opportunity limksys home cooks to expand their culinary horizons is too tempting to resist. The Bad Automatic linmsys may fail. To this end, it’s a rather mixed bag of components that is starting to show its age.
While Linksys provides a nice clear, CD-based tutorial for setting up the gateway, for whatever reason it refused to recognise that we’d plugged a PC into it for initial configuration, which stalled the automatic installation routine.
For most home uses, the WAGN certainly has enough power to punch through signal, even if the signal’s not quite a strong as the manufacturer might claim. Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected.
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Or you can use our free software called Router IP Address. We created an At the same distance, browsing the Web was fine, and we were able to easily watch YouTube videos without any delay or buffering. This, you might think, is a good thing, but the stylists have conspired to make the Linksys look cheap and nasty. All tests were performed oinksys a Sydney suburban home of reasonable size, transferring a 62MB wga325n of files from three different locations relative to the router.
You also have the ability to allow the firewall to filter Java applets, cookies, ActiveX and more. Here’s how our tests stacked up:. We’re sorry to have to say it, but it’s true; while in the past we’ve commented on the fact that it really doesn’t matter what a router looks like, given that you can just shove it in a cupboard, Linksys was amongst the worst offenders for having overly industrial looking designs, which is probably a side effect of Cisco’s ownership of the company.
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Web interface isn’t user-friendly. Setting up a wireless network with the WAGN is a relatively painless process.
Overall, while the base technology works well, it’s time Linksys added a new feature-set to its solution. Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s This means parents can add additional levels of security to ensure their children aren’t browsing Web sites when they should be doing other things, such as studying, and if they are online, that they’re not browsing sites that aren’t permitted.
Users can also set up Internet access restrictions by date and time, along with blocking specific Web sites and keyword filtering.
We persevered wag35n connecting up to the WAGN’s web interface. There’s an undocumented button on the router with a picture of a padlock moulded in that appears to enable and disable security.
So what does this indicate?