Linksys WRT54GL Wi-Fi Wireless-G

Last updated: December 5, 2018

We looked at the top Wireless Routers and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Wireless Router you should buy.

Product Details

In our analysis of 24 expert reviews, the Linksys WRT54GL Wi-Fi Wireless-G placed 0th when we looked at the top 14 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router is really three devices in one box. First, theres the Wireless Access Point, which lets you connect both screaming fast Wireless-G (802.11g at 54Mbps) and Wireless-B (802.11b at 11Mbps) devices to the network. Theres also a built-in 4-port full-duplex 10/100 Switch to connect your wired-Ethernet devices together. Connect four PCs directly, or attach more hubs and switches to create as big a network as you need. Finally, the Router function ties it all together and lets your whole network share a high-speed cable or DSL Internet connection. Once your computers are connected to the Router and the Internet, they can communicate with each other too, sharing resources and files. All your computers can print on a shared printer connected anywhere in the house.Power Requirements: DC: 12VDC, Consumption: 0.5A.1 year hardware limited warranty, Lifetime award-winning online support tools.

Expert Reviews

What reviewers liked

This ancient router comes with the 802.11g standard, has only the 2.4GHz frequency band to use, and has a top speed of 54Mbps.

What reviewers didn't like

A router from 10 years ago isn’t really capable of dealing with today’s world where smartphone users outnumber desktop users and everyone needs an appropriate Wi-Fi system.
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