Linksys EtherFast Cable/DSL Firewall Router with 4-Port Switch/VPN Endpoint comparison

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Linksys EtherFast Cable/DSL Firewall Router with 4-Port Switch/VPN Endpoint

Linksys EtherFast Cable/DSL Firewall Router with 4-Port Switch/VPN Endpoint
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Price $89 at 1 store $86 at 1 store $24 at 1 store $39 to $116 at 3 stores
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    Overall score: 7.2 (3.5 stars)
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    Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
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Average user rating 2.5 stars out of 55 reviews 3.0 stars out of 597 reviews 0 stars No reviews, write one! 0 stars No reviews, write one!
Release date June 01, 2003 January 17, 2003 August 15, 2003 June 26, 2013
The Bottom Line The BEFSX41 is an affordable solution for those who need secure access to their home or office network via the Internet. It's hard to go wrong with the EtherFast router, but if you do, you'll wish you had a longer warranty.

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Interface (Bus) Type Info unavailable Info unavailable USB
Info unavailable
Form factor [Jul 2, 2008 from CDS: Networking] Info unavailable External
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Device Type Info unavailable Info unavailable Network adapter
Info unavailable
System Requirements Info unavailable Microsoft Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP
Microsoft Windows 98/ME
Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP
Info unavailable
Features VPN support
Full duplex capability
Firewall protection
DMZ port
DHCP support
NAT support
DHCP support
Info unavailable DHCP server
3T3R MIMO technology
Quality of Service (QoS)
Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
MAC address filtering
Firmware upgradable
Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) support
Form Factor Info unavailable Info unavailable External
Info unavailable
Device Type Router - None
Router - None - 4-port switch (integrated)
Info unavailable Wireless router - 4-port switch (integrated)
Product Description Info unavailable Info unavailable Linksys USB VPN and Firewall Adapter - Network adapter
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Product Description Linksys Instant Broadband EtherFast Cable/DSL Firewall Router with 4-Port Switch/VPN Endpoint - Router - None - Desktop
Linksys EtherFast Cable/DSL Router with 4-Port Switch BEFSR41 - Router - None
Info unavailable Linksys Wireless-AC Wi-Fi 5GHz Universal Media Connector WUMC710 - Wireless router - 802.11ac (draft 2.0) - Desktop
- 802.11a/n
Compliant Standards IEEE 802.3u
IEEE 802.3
IEEE 802.3
IEEE 802.3u
Info unavailable IEEE 802.11n
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11ac (draft 2.0)
Remote Management Protocol SNMP 2
HTTP
Telnet
RMON
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Weight 0.9 lbs
0.9 lbs
2.5 oz
9.5 oz
Cabling Type Info unavailable Info unavailable Ethernet 100Base-TX
Ethernet 10Base-T
Info unavailable
Dimensions (WxDxH) Info unavailable Info unavailable 2.5 in x 4.7 in x 0.6 in
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Manufacturer Warranty 1 year warranty
1 year warranty
1 year warranty
1 year warranty
Enclosure Type Desktop
Info unavailable Info unavailable Desktop
Frequency Band Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 5 GHz
Packaged Quantity 1
1
1
1
Dimensions (WxDxH) 7.3 in x 6.1 in x 1.9 in
7.3 in x 6.1 in x 1.9 in
Info unavailable 7 in x 5 in x 2.7 in
Network / Transport Protocol PPTP
IPSec
PPPoE
PPPoE
TCP/IP
UDP/IP
IPX/SPX
NetBEUI/NetBIOS
TCP/IP
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Data Link Protocol Ethernet
Fast Ethernet
Ethernet
Fast Ethernet
Ethernet
Fast Ethernet
Ethernet
Gigabit Ethernet
IEEE 802.11n
IEEE 802.11a
IEEE 802.11ac (draft 2.0)
Fast Ethernet
Data Transfer Rate 100 Mbps
Info unavailable 100 Mbps
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