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Linksys WRE54G
5.4 out of 10

Linksys WRE54G

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Overall 4
4.0

Has potential in concept, but lacks the power to go the distance

Seth, Amazon
17 February 2014
  • Summary: The range expander increases the bars on my computer's wireless meter, but does not hold it's expanded range. My internet remains spotty even when I'm seated in the same room as the range expander. Total bummer.
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Overall 4
4.0

Wireless ender

Frankie, Amazon
18 January 2013
  • Summary: Not the fault of the seller but did not do the job. Ihavesince gone to wireless "N" This will not work with N It was buy it as is no returns Think I would be more carefull buying "AS IS" items.
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Overall 4
4.0

Did not work with my OpenWRT router

Tenshi X, Amazon
17 August 2011
  • Summary: I was interested in boosting the signal on my D-Link DIR-615 (hardware revision C1) router's range. I had two choices: * disassemble my router, remove built-in antennas, and solder on RP-SMA jacks - install external antenna * find a WiFi extender device for about same price I found these extenders...
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Overall 4
4.0

Mediocre

Michael Truscott, Amazon
24 March 2011
  • Summary: Increased the strength and range of my wireless network, but performance is intermittent. It will periodically lose signal strength, necessitating a reboot. The signal sometimes will come back after several minutes.
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Overall 4
4.0

Wouldn't work with my Belkin AP/Router

David D., Newegg
5 August 2010
  • Summary: Scam.
  • Pros: It seems like it would be very easy to set up with Linksys devices.
  • Cons: I couldn't get it to work with my Belkin router/AP (and I'm a few months from getting my bachelor of science in information technology...), and I've ready elswhere (and now believe) that it will only work with linksys products.
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Overall 4
4.0

R.E. NOT Expanding Range

Joe S. "red2002yzfr1", Amazon
14 June 2010
  • Summary: I recently had to buy a new router and unfortunately the range on it was not as good as my prior router. So I purchased this RE to extend the range. Does it work? Yes, when it works. Is it easy to set up? NO.
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Overall 4
4.0

Handy, but....

Lance W., Newegg
4 June 2010
  • Summary: For those technically inclined, you could simply flash a cheap or refurbished (heck, you could even grab the old linksys you have gathering dust in your attic) Linksys with DDWRT firmware.
  • Pros: Does exactly what it says, serves as a repeater for other wireless networks.
  • Cons: Only offers WEP encryption.. better trust your neighbors.
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Overall 4
4.0

Good When It works

Anonymous, Newegg
23 February 2010
  • Summary: I have this unit down my basement just on the fringe of my wireless network with the router located in the upstairs bedroom. The first one just up and died. Over the past several months this one will drop off the network. A quick power cycle of the router and expander gets it back on line.
  • Pros: Expands my wireless coverage for 100 feet around my house. Easy to set up through web interface. First one died under warranty.
  • Cons: Drops out of network on regular basis. For some reason it takes the some of the network with it when it does. First one died after three months.
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Overall 4
4.0

Poor documentation and setup software

W. Mudge, Amazon
30 January 2010
  • Summary: The range expander works well once it's setup correctly. The packaged setup software did not work at all. There is no documentation. The website FAQs were not helpful. The chatroom support was unable to solve the problem. The on-line customer service cost $10 to determine the problem.
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Overall 4
4.0

Linksys

James T., Newegg
3 August 2009
  • Summary: Linksys has the worst technical support and customer care I have ever had to deal with in 19 years of doing business as a computer component reseller. I will avoid using their parts in the future.
  • Pros: Works
  • Cons: Can not remove corded adaptor to switch with the wall plug adaptor.
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