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Linksys EtherFast BEFSR41 - router - desktop

The Linksys Instant Broadband EtherFast Cable/DSL Router is the perfect option to connect a small group of PCs to a high-speed Broadband Internet conn...

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Excellent

ProExcellent set up CDROM, large amount of settings a...

ConsCheap light plastic feel, connection status lights...

I wanted to share my 1 Mb broadband between my PC and Playstation 2 and possibly other PCs in the future or connect my friends up to the net or for gaming when they bring their PCs round. This router is ideal for those purposes. The router arrived promptly on the Amazon super saver delivery. I...

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Excellent

ProSimple, effective, great value

Consnone

Background = Myself and my fellow student housemates picked up this router from amazon.co.uk (cheapest price we could find after considerable research) for £41 one week ago. We wanted to share my 150kbps ntl broadband access amongst our 3 PCs and 1 Apple iMac. Setup Setuping up shared internet...

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Excellent

ProEasy to set up, very reliable, looks nice

ConsLights on the front panel are the wrong way round

This device is a classic example of taking a simple idea and doing it well, rather than packing it over the top with features and getting carried away with it. It is simply a network router and switch to share an internet connection between multiple computers. The "input" socket for the internet...

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Excellent

ProSmall, Light and User-Friendly

ConsNone

I bought this piece of kit about 2 months ago now as a way to divide my home broadband connection between two PC's. The setup was very straight forward and I had no problems connecting it all up. An installation CD is supplied and has a very user-friendly interface which takes charge of all the...

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Excellent

ProGood routing speed, many options, hardly crashes!

ConsBuild quality not as good as some other routers ou...

Well I'll give it another go (for the third time). I initaily bought this exact router 2 years ago when it was really expensive, but knowing little knowledge of broadband I got lazy and sold it on. The second time I bought one just last year which was a Netgear one which I got working just about...

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Excellent

“Great Product”

published 08/06/2003

ProPrice

ConsNone

I had just got ntl 1024k internet installed, and wanted to use it on 3 PCs so I brought this router. And from my experience, I would not hesitate to recomend it to anyone. It was simple, just plug it in and follow the the easy step by step instructions in the setup guide. It has DCHP IP address...

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Excellent

ProEase of installation...works great..

ConsNone

I wanted to set up a small home network and share our broadband connection with the rest of the family.For around £45 you simply cant do it an easier way. It was increadibly simple to install with a quick start guide included in the box. Superb online and cd rom support.With this little box you...

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Product Information : Linksys EtherFast BEFSR41 - router - desktop

Manufacturer's product description

The Linksys Instant Broadband EtherFast Cable/DSL Router is the perfect option to connect a small group of PCs to a high-speed Broadband Internet connection or to an Ethernet back-bone. Configurable as a DHCP server, the EtherFast Cable/DSL Router acts as the only externally recognized Internet device on your local area network (LAN). The router can also be configured to block internal users' access to the Internet. Unlike a typical router which can only share 100Mbps over all its connections, the Linksys EtherFast Cable/DSL Router is equipped with a blazing 4-port EtherFast Switch, dedicating a breakneck 100Mbps to each and every connected PC. If four PCs are simultaneously accessing a standard shared-band-width router, they will only run at one-quarter the speed of any number of PCs accessing the Instant Broadband Cable/DSL Router. Not only will all of your PCs now be able to enjoy your lightning-quick Broadband Internet connection, they will also be able to share internal network data at ten times the Broadband Internet speed. Add it all together and your small network will move along faster than you ever thought possible.

Product Details

Product Description: Linksys EtherFast BEFSR41 - router - desktop

Device Type: Router - 4-port switch (integrated)

Enclosure Type: Desktop

Data Link Protocol: Ethernet, Fast Ethernet

Network / Transport Protocol: TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, UDP/IP, NetBEUI/NetBIOS, PPPoE

Remote Management Protocol: RMON, HTTP

Features: DHCP support, NAT support

Compliant Standards: IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u

Dimensions (WxDxH): 18.6 cm x 15.4 cm x 4.8 cm, 23.6 cm x 14.2 cm x 4.6 cm

Weight: 0.4 kg, 320 g

System Requirements: Microsoft Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP

Manufacturer Warranty: 1 year warranty, 2 years warranty

Localisation: France, United Kingdom, Europe

Routing Protocol: RIP, Static IP routing

Data Transfer Rate: 100 Mbps

Power: AC 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )

General

MPN: BEFSR41, BEFSR41-FR, BEFSR41-UK, BEFSR41W, BEFSR41-EU, BEFSR41-DEMO

Device Type: Router - 4-port switch (integrated)

Enclosure Type: Desktop

Connectivity Technology: Wired

Data Link Protocol: Ethernet, Fast Ethernet

Network / Transport Protocol: TCP/IP, IPX/SPX, UDP/IP, NetBEUI/NetBIOS, PPPoE

Remote Management Protocol: RMON, HTTP

Features: DHCP support, NAT support

Compliant Standards: IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u , FCC Class B certified

RAM: 512 KB

Status Indicators: Link activity, collision status, power, test mode, 100M device connected

Routing Protocol: RIP, Static IP routing

Data Transfer Rate: 100 Mbps

Expansion / Connectivity

Interfaces: LAN : 3 x 10Base-T/100Base-TX - RJ-45 ¦ WAN : 1 x 10Base-T - RJ-45 ¦ WAN / LAN : 1 x 10Base-T/100Base-TX - RJ-45

Expansion Slots: 1 (total) / 1 (free) x PC Card

Power

Power Device: External power adapter

Voltage Required: AC 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )

Compliant Standards: EPA Energy Star

Miscellaneous

Cables Included: 1 x network cable

Localisation: France, United Kingdom, Europe

Enclosure Colour: Black, blue

Software / System Requirements

Software Included: Drivers & Utilities

OS Required: Microsoft Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 18.6 cm, 23.6 cm

Depth: 15.4 cm, 14.2 cm

Height: 4.8 cm, 4.6 cm

Weight: 0.4 kg, 320 g

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support: 1 year warranty, 2 years warranty

Service & Support Details: Limited warranty - 1 year, Limited warranty - 2 years, Limited warranty - parts and labour - 1 year, Limited warranty - parts and labour - 1 year - carry-in

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature: 0 °C

Max Operating Temperature: 40 °C

Humidity Range Operating: 10 - 85%

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