Summary: I bought two of those and I could have written a 5 star review back then, like many people did. Out of the box, its a joy...but after less than 2 years, the failed one after the other and Linksys support said this was common hardward failure. A big waste of money.
Summary: When I bought this item from "alectrics" it was very cheap, about $20. Now I see the price is up I would get a more modern unit. I alredy owned 3 WAP11's so I needed this to be compatable in a relay type system.
Summary: I was told by a Linksys Rep that this item can be used extend the range of my network. After wasting many hours with Technical people that did not know what they were taliking about I spoke to a level 2 technition who explained that the purpose of this device is to plug into a wired network and...
Summary: Be sure you know exactly what you need before you buy when it comes to Linksys products. Just because it is "wireless" and conforms to the 801.11b standard, doesn't mean it's going to be compatible to other Linksys wireless products.
Summary: I have one of these at home and two in the offices I work in as a Network Admin. My biggest concern is network security and these come with important security features. You can filter by MAC address, Choose not to broadcast your SSID, choose to have shared key auth.