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Linksys WAP54G
6.5 out of 10

Linksys WAP54G

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Overall 6
6.0

Antenna connectors

Patrick H., Newegg
29 October 2010
  • Summary: The antenna connectors are TNC, not SMA like most(?) stuff these days. Actually, if you look closely at the pictures, you can see the antennas have the letters TNC molded into them.
  • Pros: n/a
  • Cons: n/a
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Overall 6
6.0

Marginal Reliability

J D., Newegg
25 October 2010
  • Summary: I bought two of these in January (2010). The first one did not last more than 5 months and the second has been working since then.
  • Pros: Good price on remanufactured products. Easy setup. Good range.
  • Cons: 50% failure rate.
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Overall 6
6.0

Ok

Anonymous, Newegg
19 August 2010
  • Summary: I'm sure that if I could figure out the issues I had and get an idea of what I did wrong I would have no problem purchasing this AP once again.
  • Pros: Great AP, high build quality and relatively easy setup if your not trying to go above and beyond what instructions come in the box.
  • Cons: Had issues connecting to my router to use as a wireless bridge to continue my wired network on the other side of the house. After about 13 hours I finally configured the AP to connect to wrt54g. Only issue is I had to remove all security settings so they would communicate and issue IP's that both...
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Overall 6
6.0

refurb

Matthew R., Newegg
29 January 2010
  • Summary: 192.168.1.245 Try google wap54g and you'll see why they have so many refurbished routers. It isn't a wrt54g if that's what you are looking for.
  • Pros: loaded ddwrt relatively easy. Seems to work great now. With ddwrt will work as wirless bridge.
  • Cons: Couldn't get it to communicate at first. Linksys disk couldn't find router, and web connection wouldn't work. After about 10 resets I got it to connect to the program interface. I didn't have any luck connecting it to my network though which is a t-mobile linksys routher and another liksys router...
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Overall 6
6.0

Worked great for a few days

Brian E., Newegg
21 October 2009
  • Summary: Just got a bad one I guess. Have not returned it yet. Have always had good luck this brand until now. I think it is likely to be a good product if you get one that works.
  • Pros: Set up easy for average users. No-brainer for anyone with experience. Solid feel like other Linksys products. Strong signal, although had no opportunity to acutally measure.
  • Cons: Had it up and running out of the box in no time. All smiles - that's the way things should work. Too good to be true. After a few days my wireless devices failed to see it. I revived it a few times with much jerking around, but it never worked well again.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Mary M., Newegg
29 June 2009
  • Summary: I contacted linksys tech support before purchasing, they assured me that it would work when connected to a router that is not linksys ONLY if used in the AP mode. They just didn't say how hard that was going to be.
  • Pros: Cheap, runs great, does what its made for.
  • Cons: Setup was quite confusing, no manual, the CD was basically useless because i couldn't connect to something i didn't know how to connect. Google is your friend.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Tom R., Newegg
23 April 2009
  • Pros: I have used these before, but this time I installed high gain antennas and the cheap connection could not support them, they just spin! Get the netgear prosafe much better, I use them now!
  • Cons: Antenna connection
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Overall 6
6.0

They work pretty good

Sean M., Newegg
13 January 2009
  • Pros: Good pricing and work well.
  • Cons: Range is pretty weak and I added the extented antenna.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not bad.

Anonymous, Newegg
30 August 2008
  • Summary: As mentioned earlier, I would recommend having an XP machine to set it up with. I've had network problems before I bought it, so it may explain some of the setup trouble I had. Other than that, it's been working very reliably.
  • Pros: Works fine now. Has been spreading wireless g through out the house with decent strength.
  • Cons: Despite what it says, I had problems getting the setup software to work with Vista. I eventually had to go to an XP machine to configure it. It took several tries to get it to work. After several attempts to use the easy setup button, I had to manually configure it through the software. After tha...
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Overall 6
6.0

Not as good as the older version

George E., Newegg
28 August 2008
  • Summary: Linksys seems to be slipping ...
  • Pros: Generally works, reasonable cheap.
  • Cons: I have an older version of this same WAP with BNC connectors for the antennas allowing me to put on higher gain ones. This version does not seem to have that option. Additionally, the old WAP54G just worked ... never needed to be reset. This one has had to be power cycled several times in the las...
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