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Cayman 2E-H-W

A Cable/DSL Router with built-in 8-port 10 Base T hub, as well as a Wireless LAN port.
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Date: 2001-10-29 11:35
Author: John
Category: Wireless
Manufacturer: Cayman
Product/Model: 2E-H-W11 Broadband/Wireless Gateway
List Price: $499

I received the Cayman several weeks ago and was excited to be testing an 8 port wireless router; During the testing my main router died, so the Cayman 2E-H-W11 took the role of routing my entire home network. Truly a circumstance that I believe worked out for the better in regards to achieving a good grip on what this router can do. Before I go on, let us take a look at the technical specifications and see what this router has to offer:



Cayman's 2E-H-W solution enables single or multiple user access to broadband services over today's coaxial cable lines or copper telephone lines - or wirelessly. The 2E-H-W:

LAN Interface: Eight port 10BaseT Ethernet Hub and 802.11b
WAN Interface: One port 10BaseT Ethernet
Supported Protocols: 802.1D Bridging, RIPv1, RIPv2 with MD-5 Authentication, Static Routes,
PPPoE, PPP Subnet Extensions, Ethernet Bridging
LAN Services: DNS Proxy, DHCP Server
WAN Services: NAT, PAP, CHAP, ICMP, DHCP Client, VPN IPSec Pass-through, Pinholes
OAM&P Simplification: Network Address and Port Translation, PAT Application Layer, Gateway,
NAPT default server
Security: User and Admin passwords, Disable Admin Access feature, Firewall (2 levels available),
Port redirect, Port Address Translation, Distributed DOS protection, IP Address Spoofing
protection, Broadcasting amplification protection, MAC address spoofing protection, Inter WAN
routing disable, IPSEC compliant VPN server/client, VPN IPSEC support through NAT, IP
Multicast support through NAT, Instant-on PPP
Configuration/Management: Web browser user interface, Telnet configuration, Local maintenance
Dimension: 9" x 8" x 1.65"
Weight: 2 lbs. 8 oz

  • True “easy to use, hard to misuse”™ device
  • DHCP Client and Server allows true plug-and-play installations
  • Network Address Translation (NAT) allows LANs to be served with only one IP address
  • “Pinhole” allows hosting of web services while maintaining security in your LAN; Virtual Private Network (VPN) and advanced Firewall upgrades available
  • Swift-IP™ provides security and ease-of-use
  • No client software required — universal Web browser configuration
  • Bandwidth shaping offers carriers and service providers flexibility and convenience
  • Software upgrades via web


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