Cisco Linksys E2000 Review: The Advanced Wireless-N Routers

The Linksys E2000 Advanced Wireless-N Router is a great choice for users who want a customizable Wi-Fi routers which gives them parental controls and password-protected Internet access on a separate network to allow visitors the ability to access the Internet without having access to your computers or data.

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The Cisco Connect software allows you to quickly set up the wireless routers in a few simple steps. The extended range is perfect for larger homes or customers who need to be able to cover a lot of square footage.

Cisco Linksys E2000 Pros and Cons

Pros:

  • Selectable Dual Band technology to connect wireless devices such as computers, Internet-capable HDTV’s or Blu-ray players, gaming consoles at 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz.
  • Cisco Connect software allows you to set up your wireless network in a few simple steps.
  • Block specific websites or restrict Internet access during certain hours with Cisco Connect’s Parental Controls.
  • Four Gigabit Ethernet ports (10/100/1000 Mbps) allows you to share files more quickly with other Gigabit-enabled devices such as computers, hard drives and servers.
  • The E2000 gives you the ability to quickly and easily customize your network, and to add other Internet-capable devices to the network.

Cons:

  • When using the default set up, the router creates a guest network which can slow down its performance speed. Either during set up or after set up, go into the customization and delete the guest account until it is needed.

Conclusion

The Linksys E2000 Advanced Wireless-N router is an excellent choice for users who want to be able to cover a large home or a lot of square footage, but still have customization and security options available to them. The selectable dual-band gives you the ability to connect gaming consoles, computers, and other wireless capable devices for the freedom of file transfers and media sharing between devices. The four Gigabit Ethernet ports allow you to connect other Gigabit Ethernet-enabled devices in order to quickly transfer data at speeds up to 1000 Mbps.

Who should buy this: Customers who want an affordable Wi-Fi routers which gives them a secure, extended range for their home network.

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