Linksys E2100L Advanced Wireless-N Router - E2100L

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by ejchron on 5/19/2010

Super fast setup. I just ran the included software and followed the onscreen instructions. It was up and running in just a few minutes - Seamless installation. Smooth performance too.

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Product Overview

Product Overview
  • Enjoy the benefits of advanced wireless-N technology—connect your computers, gaming consoles, and other wireless devices at up to 300 Mbps of transfer speeds
  • Utilize the E2100L's Linux operating system to use additional customization options
  • Use four Fast Ethernet (10/100 Mbps) ports to directly connect wired devices
  • Set up your wireless network in a few simple steps using included Cisco Connect software
  • Connect additional computers and other devices using Cisco Connect
  • Avoid wireless freeloaders and Internet threats using customizable security settings, including WPA/WPA2 Personal, WPA/WPA2 Enterprise, and SPI firewall protection
  • Set up a separate, password-protected guest network—so your visitors have access to the Internet, but not your computers or data
  • Use Cisco Connect's Parental Controls to block specific websites and restrict Internet access during certain hours
  • Includes detachable antennas

    Simple, Mobile, Essence of Easy Living Introducing the Linksys E2100L
    The Linksys E2100L is a Linux-customizable router that provides powerful wireless-N technology to your home. Connect your computers, wireless printers, and other Wi-Fi devices at speeds up to 300 Mbps. A built-in USB port and UPnP AV media server let you share files over your network, as well as stream video and media content to an Xbox 360, PS3, or other compatible device. Plus, included Cisco Connect software gets your wireless network set up in a few simple steps and offers powerful tools for managing your wireless network.

    Customizable Control
    Connect your computers, gaming consoles, and other Wi-Fi devices with a wireless router that utilizes the Linux operating system, proving you more options for network customization. The E2100L also features four Fast Ethernet ports for directly connecting your wired devices. The Linksys E2100L Advanced Wireless-N Router is ideal for Linux pros, hobbyists, and programmers.

    Built-in Media Server
    The Linksys E2100L features a built-in USB port that can be connected to an external hard drive, USB flash drive, or other USB storage device, allowing you to share your files at home or over the Internet. The E2100L also includes a built-in UPnP AV media server that streams music, video, and photos from your storage device to an Xbox 360, PS3, or other UPnP AV-compatible device.

    Quick to Install
    Cisco Connect software, included with the Linksys E1000, gets your wireless network set up and ready to go in just a few simple steps. Insert the Cisco Connect CD, run through a few screens, and you're ready to go within minutes. You'll quickly be sharing your home's Internet connection with your family's other computers and devices and experiencing the incredible performance of wireless-N. You can also easily access Advanced Settings to customize your preferences.

    Simple, Mobile, Essence of Easy Living You're in Control
    Cisco Connect software helps you personalize your settings and quickly add multiple Internet-enabled devices to your network. Use Parental Controls to restrict web usage during certain times and to block unwanted sites; plus customize these Parental Controls by device. Cisco Connect also lets you quickly and easily give password-protected Internet access to visitors while keeping your family's personal information private. With Cisco Connect, you're in control.

    State-of-the-Art Security
    Keep Wi-Fi freeloaders and Internet threats at bay with customizable security settings. All Linksys E-Series routers have advanced WPA/WPA2 wireless security and SPI firewall protection, which are designed to safeguard your home network and computers from most Internet attacks and help protect your data and privacy. Advanced users can access the browser-based utility to further configure the router's security settings.
  • Specifications

    Manufacturer Linksys
    Mfg Part# E2100L
    SKU 215179347
    UPC 745883589401
    UPC 14 00745883589401
    Linux based OS
    USB port for centralized file sharing with NAS devices
    2 detachable antennas
    Tech Specs
    Model: Linksys E2100L
    Technology: Wireless-N
    Bands: 2.4 GHz
    Transmit / receive: 2 x 2
    Antennas: 2 Detachable
    Ethernet ports x speed: 4 x 10/100
    USB port: Yes
    Software setup: CD Install
    Cisco Connect software: Yes
    Customer service: 90 days assisted setup
    1 year hardware limited warranty
    Lifetime award-winning online support tools
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