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Linksys WCG200

details: Wireless-G Cable Gateway
hardware type: Cable Modem
date added: 2006-03-14
updated: 2014-10-20
The WCG200 is a combination of a cable modem, internet-sharing router, four-port switch, and wireless access point. The cable modem is DOCSIS 1.0/2.0 compliant.

The integrated access point complies with the IEEE 802.11b/g standards with wireless transmission speeds of up to 54Mbps. It supports WEP and WPA/WPA2 wireless encryption.

The router supports VPN pass-through for IPSec, L2TP and PPTP. A built-in SPI provides a reliable protection against Denial of Service (DoS) attacks.

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 WCG200 Features
 Availability: currently available
 Street price: $75
 LAN / WAN Connectivity
 WAN ports: 1
 WAN port(s) type: Coax F-connector
 LAN ports: 4
 LAN ports type: 10/100 Base-TX (RJ-45)
 USB port(s): 1
 NAT routing: yes
 DMZ: yes
 Port forwarding: yes
 DHCP server: yes
 DHCP client: yes
 UPnP: yes
 Cable Modem
 DOCSIS compliance: DOCSIS 1.1
 Maximum Wireless Speed: 54 Mbps
 WiFi standards supported: 802.11b (11 Mbps)
802.11g (54 Mbps)
 Wifi security/authentication: WEP
RADIUS authentication
Wireless MAC Address filtering
 WiFi modes: Access point
 external antenna(s): 1
 ext antenna(s) removable ?: yes
 Default SSID: linksys
 WDS compatible: yes
 IPSec passthrough: yes
 L2TP passthrough: yes
 PPTP passthrough: yes
 SPI firewall: yes
 DoS / DDoS protection: yes
 Filtering: MAC Address filtering
 Device Management
 Default IP address:
 Default admin username: (blank)
 Default admin password: admin
 Administration: Web-based (LAN)
Remote configuration (WAN)
Quick Setup Wizard
Remote centralized management
 Firmware upgradeable: yes
 Diagnostic functions: yes
 Misc hardware info
 Max clients: 32
 Power over Ethernet (PoE): no
 Product page:
 Quick Install Guide:

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  User Reviews/Comments:
by anonymous - 2006-07-05 03:14
Works great with Comcast.
by anonymous - 2006-07-17 16:33
does not work for P2P. internet drop out
by anonymous - 2008-03-17 16:29
Its not firmware upgradeable by the user/owner. Only by cable company. Good luck with that.
by anonymous - 2010-03-01 12:09
it just barely works
by namyzarc - 2010-06-28 21:16
Works ok when it works. Frequently drops connection requireing a manual shut down/restart. Comcast claims they no longer support this model & will not do a firmware update. (Chicago Area)
by thingkinfast - 2010-12-28 16:37
The inital setup was weird because of my having two different routers but other then that it is exelent. got it for $20 off a garage sale. lol.
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