Summary: I suspect most of the people with issues or complaints have version 1000 and / or old firmware. Additionally one needs to use this in conjunction with 802.11n wireless adapters (preferably Draft 2.0 for future upgradeability / compatibility) in order to obtain the maximum benefit out of the router, at least from a wireless performance perspective. I recently purchased version 2000 of the N1 Vision (check the sticker on the bottom of the box).
Summary: MODEL Brand: BELKIN Model: F5D8232-4 Spec Standards: IEEE 802.3/3u/3ab, IEEE 802.11b/g, IEEE802.11n 2 Security: Wi-Fi Protected Setup; WPA, WPA2-Personal, 64-bit/128-bit encryption, Multiple: SSID WPA/WPA2: WPA2 Ports: 1 x 10/100/1000M WAN; 4 x 10/100/1000M LAN Wireless Data Rates: Up to 300Mbps Operating Range: Up to 1,600ft Antenna: External Antenna Interface: Ethernet Port Wireless Adapter included: No System Requirements: Windows 2000, XP, or Vista; Mac OS X v10.4x...
Belkin Desktop Card: Just good, nothing more, nothing less
21 February 2009
Excerpt: "...I went for the reputable belkin brand. In all this is a good card and antenna set. It took me moments to set up and no installation disks or driver was needed, simply plug and play. The range on the antenna is very good, I pick up 3/4 wireless networks from my home all with decent signal. I managed to grab my card cheaply from ebay for about £25, in terms of value for money I think it is satisfactory, the card maintains a good connection and I rarely ...
Pros: Good range, reliable
Cons: Short antenna cable + strange connection between card + antenna