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Cisco 861W-GNEK9
7.9 out of 10

Cisco 861W-GNEK9

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Overall 10
10

Rock solid, pain to learn IOS on your own.

freeman, Amazon
9 June 2012
  • Summary: This router is an enterprise class router. Its beyond overkill for home use, but thats why I got it. I purchased this router to give myself a head start before I take my cisco classes at my local college.
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Overall 10
10

Great Router!

netzen86ru, Ebay
10 October 2011
  • Summary: Cisco router that says it all. If you buy a used router replace the fan 40x28 12V not less than 0.15A
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Overall 8
8.0

Complicated but feature-rich and reliable.

Phantiron "Paladine", Amazon
16 April 2011
  • Summary: This is not your office-store router nor is it from Ciscos "Linksys" line. This router runs full IOS and therefore is best configured with the CLI. I have never seen a gui or web interface for IOS routers that were worth mentioning.
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Overall 10
10

Good router

houler, Amazon
15 February 2011
  • Summary: This is a great router. I've had this router for a few weeks now, I'm using this beast as my gateway router at home (I know it's overkill, lol). I bought this router along with simulation software to prepare for the CCENT/CCNA exams.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good hardware, Hard to Setup

Justin S., Newegg
20 July 2010
  • Summary: I have only had this router for about a week. 6.5 days were spent trying to get it setup. Now that it is setup it works well. There is a pretty steep learning cliff if you are not familiar with cisco products. A couple notes cisco forgot to mention. default ip address is 10.10.10.1 for the router..
  • Pros: The range is good, I have this router/ap setup in an automotive repair shop connecting 20 or so wireless devices to the internet and to eachother. There is still decent signal through a plate glass window and through cars all the way to the other end of the shop about 250-300ft away. Tons of opti...
  • Cons: This device is not easy to setup. If you decide to purchase it I would strongly suggest that you have an advanced knowledge of both networking and cisco products. I don't mean advanced like "The Advanced Wireless" tab on your home router. I mean advanced like you get paied to do setup on cisco ro...
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Overall 6
6.0

Great router, very bad GUI software

S. M. Baker, Amazon
11 June 2010
  • Summary: I bought this router because I wanted something more commercial quality than the traditional cheap home/soho routers. Physically the router is big, heavy, and impressive looking. The problems start when you go to configure it.
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