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Linksys WRT610N

details: Dual-N Band Wireless Router
hardware type: Wireless Router
date added: 2008-08-07
updated: 2013-04-30
The WRT610N uses two simultaneous, separate radio bands to increase available wireless bandwidth. It is aimed at delivering multiple streams over the two radio bands simultaneously, while Linksys' Entertainment Optimized Networking (EON) technology prioritizes network traffic so that time-sensitive applications like HD video stream smoothly.

The Storage Link feature lets you connect a hard drive or flash-based USB storage device directly to your network.
 WRT610N Features
 Availability: currently available
 Release Date: 2008-07-03
 Street price: $149
 Warranty: 1 year(s)
 LAN / WAN Connectivity
 WAN ports: 1
 WAN port(s) type: Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
 LAN ports: 4
 LAN ports type: Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
 USB port(s): 1
external hard drive or flash
 NAT routing: yes
 Multihomed: yes
 DMZ: yes
 Port forwarding: yes
 Port forwarding of ranges: yes
 DHCP server: yes
 DHCP client: yes
 Dynamic DNS client: yes
 UPnP: yes
 MTU configurable (WAN): yes
 Maximum Wireless Speed: 300 Mbps (Wi-Fi 4)
 WiFi standards supported: 802.11b (Wi-Fi 1)
802.11g (Wi-Fi 3)
802.11n (draft)
 Wifi security/authentication: WEP
RADIUS authentication
 WiFi modes: Access point
 internal antenna(s): 3
 external antenna(s): 0
 Antenna gain: 4 dBi
 Transmit Power: +13 dBm
 Receiver Sensitivity: -66 dBm
 Dual Band (2.4GHz/5GHz): yes
 Simultaneous Dual Band (2.4GHz/5GHz): yes
 IPSec passthrough: yes
 L2TP passthrough: yes
 PPTP passthrough: yes
 SPI firewall: yes
 Filtering: Proxy, Java, ActiveX, Cookie
 Device Management
 Default IP address:
 Alternate Admin URL:
 Default admin username: (blank)
 Default admin password: admin
 Administration: Web-based (LAN)
Remote configuration (WAN)
Quick Setup Wizard
 Firmware upgradeable: yes
 Diagnostic functions: yes
 Misc hardware info
 Chipset: Broadcom4718, 480MHz
 RAM: 64 Mb
 Flash Memory: 8 Mb
 Third-party firmware support: yes
 Notes: v.1.0 has 64Mb RАМ, 8Mb flash memory.
 Product page:

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  User Reviews/Comments:
by Rayman915 - 2008-11-19 10:34
Have one. Works good. Communicate to g and n at the same time. Expensive!
by David - 2009-04-08 12:12
Good coverage, far fewer drops in wireless mode courtesy of the updated firmware.
by Ironmancwb - 2009-07-27 00:33
Had one for a couple weeks - having no prob so far ..very easy to set up and get 1 pc ,1 laptop,2 xboxs hooked up
by anonymous - 2010-04-27 11:15
Have a couple setup in offices. Have a 1TB WD hard drive attached. Workes Great. We flashed it up with new software and it broke the connection to the usb attached hard drive. Got the orig. BIOS and works fine and has worked fine. In that office, I have 12 PC's and 5 laptops with 4 networked printers and a networked copier.
by IndyHoosier - 2010-08-08 19:54
Have the WRT610N and WET610N located about 50 ft from each other. There is an open doorway between the two rooms. The separating wall has kitchen appliances along it.

The system works very, very poorly. The signal signal quality is very low, and is adequate for wireless laptop access. But I have the WET610N connected to my Sony TV so that I can stream Netflix video to it. Works about 10% of the time, and lots of rebuffering during the movie.

I have to figure out a way to re-arrange my room furniture to move the router so that it has line of sight to the WET, or find some way to boost the wireless signal.

Very disappointed after sending over $300 for the solution.
by anonymous - 2010-10-05 15:20
make sure that they are both not broadcasting on the same channel
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