81
Global
Score
81

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Model
802.11g

Key Specs

Type
Wireless router
WiFi
yes (Single-band)
Ethernet
None
USB
yes

General

Type
Wireless router
WiFi
yes (802.11b, 802.11g) (WEP, WPA, WPA2) (Single-band) (15 dBm)
Ethernet
None

Networking features

Capacity
10 users
DHCP server
yes
Network address translation (NAT)
yes
VPN passthrough
yes

Uplink

Ethernet uplink
yes

USB

USB
yes (Printer-sharing)

Display

Built-in display
no

Power

Power source
External (Internal)
Model
802.11 n

Key Specs

WiFi
yes
Ethernet
10/100/1000 [Gigabit]

General

WiFi
yes (802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n) (WEP, WPA, WPA2)
Ethernet
10/100/1000 [Gigabit]

Networking features

Capacity
10 users
Model
Airport Extreme (802.11 draft N)

Key Specs

WiFi
yes

General

WiFi
yes (802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n)
Model
802.11n

Key Specs

WiFi
yes (Dual-band)
Ethernet
None
USB
yes

General

WiFi
yes (802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n) (Dual-band) (Internal)
Ethernet
None

Networking features

Capacity
10 users
DHCP server
yes
Network address translation (NAT)
yes
VPN passthrough
yes

Uplink

Ethernet uplink
yes

USB

USB
yes (Printer-sharing)

Display

Built-in display
no

Power

Power source
External (Internal)
Model
802.11g

Key Specs

Type
Wireless router
WiFi
yes
Ethernet
10/100 [Fast Ethernet]
USB
yes

General

Type
Wireless router
WiFi
yes (802.11b, 802.11g) (WEP, WPA, WPA2)
Ethernet
10/100 [Fast Ethernet]

Networking features

Capacity
10 users
DHCP server
yes (Reservation support)
DNS relay
yes
Dynamic DNS
no
Email alerts
no
Firewall
no
MAC address filtering
yes
Network address translation (NAT)
yes
Network time protocol (NTP)
yes
Remote management
yes
VPN passthrough
yes

Other features

Upgradeable firmware
yes

Uplink

Ethernet uplink
yes

USB

USB
yes (Printer-sharing)

Display

Indicators
Array