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Netgear HE102

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Overall 8
8.0

Easy to use, still not up to 802.11b range though.

Richard A Ambrose, Amazon
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: This system was EASY to install. Basically, you plug it in and it broadcasts. It's speed level is fantastic. However, I found that its range was not nearly as good as with my SMC 802.11b system. I am still glad I bought this product, but it is shocking to me that the system doesn't always get good reception from but one room away (It works, but not always particularly well). I should mention how the system works speedwise.
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Overall 10
10

Great unit for behind the NAT Firewall

Amazon Customer, Amazon
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: All I did was plug it in and turn it on. I read a thousand reviews and this unit showed promise, I was shocked at the ease of installation!! Once I was online I was able to configure it through my web browser... Done!! I combined this with the Netgear - WAG511 on a WinXP laptop. May stump some real beginners to the networking field as the documentation leaves a little to be desired. I am able to get a strong signal from my porch and every room in my house.
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Overall 2
2.0

piece of junk

middle age, Amazon
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: the package had been previously opened. The wireless access point did not work. NO amount of set up could made the radio signal activate. They sent me a broken product.
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Overall 4
4.0

Works great..... if you are within 6 feet.

S. Huang, Amazon
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: OK, so I work in the IT industry and I concider my self very well versed in current computer technology. 802.11a was a technology that has somewhat become burried since the huge hype it experienced at the start of this year. I always wondered why, and wondered why a lot of the major network hardware sites (i.e. Practicallynetworked.com) had very little to say or to review when it came to 802.11a products. Well now I know why.
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Overall 4
4.0

Works great..... if you are within 6 feet.

S. Huang, Amazon
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: OK, so I work in the IT industry and I concider my self very well versed in current computer technology. 802.11a was a technology that has somewhat become burried since the huge hype it experienced at the start of this year. I always wondered why, and wondered why a lot of the major network hardware sites (i.e. Practicallynetworked.com) had very little to say or to review when it came to 802.11a products. Well now I know why.
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Overall 10
10

Not a Problem

Amazon Customer, Amazon
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: I am writing this review from my second story bedroom about 50 feet or so from the access point. The speed is still great. Often better than what my company has through a T-1. The set-up was very easy. One of the easiest installations I have ever had. It was not working at first, and just as I was ready to call Netgear I realized that I did not have the stupid cable modem plugged in to the access point.
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Overall 8
8.0

Easy setup, but weak signal

tmok2000, Amazon
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: I purchased the Netgear HE102 along with the HA501 cardbus card, after I had to return the Linksys WAP54A and WPC54A. There were many reasons why I had to return the Linksys. See my review of the WPC54A elsewhere on Amazon. At first, I was a little apprehensive about the Netgear after the Linksys saga. To my pleasant surprise, the Netgear's setup was a breeze. Every feature worked as advertised, including 152 bit WEP and Turbo Mode.
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Overall 10
10

Easy install, fast speeds, great product, great experience

Amazon Customer, Amazon
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: I did a lot of research before purchasing a solution for my home wireless network. I read a lot of horror stories about people having a hard time setting things up, connections dropping, etc., so I was a little spooked about spending a lot of money for something that might be a pain. Boy was I in for a surprise.
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Overall 10
10

Another great Netgear product that meets expectations!

Todd Baker, Amazon
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: The HE102 is a great product that meets all of the expectations of 802.11a technology. Contrary to some other reviews here, this product does indeed work through walls, and work well! I am currently writing this on my laptop (with a netgear adapter) about 60 feet, one floor, and about 3 walls away. The utility shows about 18 MBPS transmit and 24 MBPS receive. Contrast that with the prior 802.11b system I also use that works at around 2-3 MBPS.
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Overall 10
10

Works right out of the box

Li Sun, Amazon
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: Bought both the HA501 802.11a PC Card and HE102 802.11a wireless access point. Installed and ran out of the box. Driver installation is a snap. Setup is a snap with Windows/XP. No reboot necessary. Changing wireless network SSID and setting WEP encryption is easy as well. I ran in turbo mode 72Mbps inside my house and connect to the cable modem for internet access. Very fast and good range too.
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