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Cisco Valet M10

details: Wireless-N Hotspot
hardware type: Wireless Router
date added: 2010-04-01
updated: 2013-05-01
The Valet M10 is a wireless broadband router with a single 10/100Mbps WAN port and four 10/100Mbps LAN ports.

The integrated access point complies with IEEE 802.11n, providing wireless transmission rates of up to 300Mbps. It supports WEP and WPA/WPA2 wireless encryption. The Valet M10 uses WMM (QoS) to prioritize the traffic over the network. A WPS button allows for easy wireless security configuration.

This router provides VPN pass-through for IPSec, L2TP and PPTP. It has a built-in SPI firewall that provides a reliable protection against hackers and malicious attacks.

The Valet M10 can be easily configured via Web-based configuration utility or by using the Cisco Connect software. It has three simple steps to get you set up a secure wireless network. In addition to a simple wireless network setup wizard, the Cisco Connect software includes parental controls (access time, websites) and allows for simple management of a separate, secure network for guests.
 
 
 
 Valet M10 Features
 General
 Availability: currently available
 Release Date: 2010-03-31
 List price: $99
 Street price: $89
 Warranty: 1 year(s)
 LAN / WAN Connectivity
 WAN ports: 1
 WAN port(s) type: 10/100 Base-TX (RJ-45)
 WAN port auto cross-over: yes
 LAN ports: 4
 LAN ports type: 10/100 Base-TX (RJ-45)
 LAN ports auto cross-over: yes
 Router
 NAT routing: yes
 Multihomed: yes
 DMZ: yes
 Port forwarding: yes
 Port forwarding of ranges: yes
 Port triggering: yes
 DHCP server: yes
 DHCP client: yes
 Dynamic DNS client: yes
 QoS: yes
 UPnP: yes
 MAC Address clone: yes
 Routing Protocols: RIP v1 (static routing, RFC 1058)
 Wireless
 Maximum Wireless Speed: 300 Mbps
 WiFi standards supported: 802.11b (11 Mbps)
802.11g (54 Mbps)
802.11n
 Wifi security/authentication: WEP
WPA (TKIP)
WPA2 (AES)
Wireless MAC Address filtering
SSID Broadcast disable
 WiFi modes: Access point
 internal antenna(s): 2
 Transmit Power: +15 dBm
 Receiver Sensitivity: -71 dBm
 WMM (QoS): yes
 WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup): yes
 VPN
  IPSec
 IPSec passthrough: yes
  L2TP
 L2TP passthrough: yes
  PPTP
 PPTP passthrough: yes
 Firewall
 SPI firewall: yes
 Security log: yes
 Filtering: Domain/URL blocking, IP Address filtering, keyword/content filtering, date/time scheduling, Proxy, Java, ActiveX, Cookie
 Device Management
 Default IP address: 192.168.1.1
 Default admin username: admin
 Default admin password: admin
 Administration: Web-based (LAN)
Remote configuration (WAN)
Quick Setup Wizard
Windows application
MAC application
 Firmware upgradeable: yes
 Configuration backup/restore: yes
 Event log: yes
 Diagnostic functions: yes
ping, traceroute
 Links
 Product page: http://homestore.cisco.com/en-us/Routers...
 Manual: http://homedownloads.cisco.com/downloads...
 Quick Install Guide: http://homedownloads.cisco.com/downloads...

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by anonymous - 2012-12-30 00:14
This M10 router gets you very low speeds on wireless. My wired connection gets me 50 Mbps but wireless never crosses 25mbps. I have tried reducing MTU as some discussion forum suggested. Still no luck.
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