Cisco-Linksys E2000 Advanced Wireless-N Router
Preparing the E2000 is unexpectedly straightforward. The Router (which comprises four Gigabit Ethernet interfaces and 3 inner antennas using a 2×3 transmit/receive speed ) includes a setup disk and easy instructions. I simply popped from the installation disk and followed the setup wizard. Setup examples demonstrate how to connect the modem, that makes for a close fail-proof install (except in a couple of situations, listed under ). In reality, my complete setup time (from plugging in the router to obtaining the Web ) was only two minutes and 14 seconds–not poor! Both utilities confirmed the E2000 didn’t pick the least used channel in the testing region, which is too bad, but that might be by design, because of the 802.11x benchmark and problems like station overlap. Both did broadcasts report great or strong signal power.
Though the Cisco Link software makes installation easy, there are still a few scenarios where issues can arise. That is fine if the link type is a residential cable modem service, but maybe not for DSL users. DSL modems generally use PPOE, therefore if this setting is not affected in the router, you’ll be not able to access the world wide web. You will also have to understand which 802.11 wireless criteria the adapters in your network service. The Cisco Connect program will be not able to connect a notebook to the E2000 when the laptop’s Wi-Fi jack only supports B/G, however, the router is set to N. The E2000 software does not provide much help when the link fails, aside from indicating to maneuver closer into the router or reboot it.
I examined 5 GHz band at the greatest possible safety setting (WPA2 Personal), together with Network style set to”N-only,” along with also the Channel breadth on”Auto.” The double band E2000’s 2.4 GHz throughput effects were on a level with all the Valet Plus, and it will be a single-band router. Maximum throughput for your E2000 attained a passable 37 Mbps. The E2000 failed to keep adequate throughput since I moved further from it the time I got to 30 ft away, throughput had dropped to 21 Mbps. That is fair, but I would like the router had a much stronger signal, particularly in the 2.4 GHz band, that is generally more pliable across longer ranges than 5 GHz.
- Selectable band 2.4 or 5GHz
- Wireless-N technology uses multiple radios to create a robust signal that travels farther and faster, with reduced dead
- All ports support Gigabit speed and Auto-Crossover (MDI/MDI-X) — no need for crossover cables
- Guest Access feature allows your visitors access to the Internet, but not your computers or data
- Windows 10 32 & 64 bit
- Windows 8.1 32 & 64 bit
- Windows 8 32 & 64 bit
- Windows 7
- Windows XP
- MAC OS
- UNIX or Linux
- Manufacturer: Linksys
- Hardware: Cisco Linksys
- Item Type: E2000
- Version: 1.0.06 build 1
- Release date: 26/03/14
- Filename: FW_E2000_1.0.06.001_US_20140310_code.bin
- Language: English
- File size: 5.20 MB