The use of Broadband internet connections in the home or small business has increased dramatically over the past 12 months. This new demographic has prompted network hardware manufacturers to respond with a new class of hardware, the Internet sharing router. What this new product does, is connect your internal network to a public internet address from your ISP, allowing all machines on your LAN simultaneous access to the Internet. Linksys' entry in the Internet sharing router product arena is the Instant Broadband EtherFast Cable/DSL Router. Linksys has established themselves in the marketplace, having offered network products since 1988, and this new router follows their formula of a cost effective solution aimed directly at the home user or small business.

Features

• Connects to a Broadband Modem Or to An Ethernet Backbone
• Equipped With a 4-port 10/100 Switch
• Connects All of Your PCs to the Internet With Only One Purchased IP Address
• Creates a Firewall to Protect Your PCs From Outside Intruders
• Configurable Through Any Networked PC's Web Browser
• The Switch Dramatically Speeds Up Your Gaming and Multimedia Connections
• Can Act as Either a DHCP Server or Client
• Compatible with All Standard Internet Applications
• Administrators Can Block Specific Interior Users' Internet Access
• Technical Support - 24 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week
• Full 1-Year Warranty or Small Office

Specifcations

Standards :IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u
Protocol :TCP/IP, RIP1, RIP2, PPTP(VPN)
Ports :4 10BaseT/100BaseTX RJ-45 Ports
 One 10BaseT Broadband WAN Port
 One 10BaseT/100BaseTX RJ-45 Uplink Port
Cabling Type :10BaseT: UTP/STP Category 3 or 5
 100BaseTX: UTP/STP Category 5 or Better
Topology :Star
Speed : WAN Router: 10Mbps (10BaseT Ethernet)
 LAN: 10Mbps (10BaseT Ethernet) or 100Mbps (100BaseTX Fast Ethernet)
LEDs :Power, Ready/Test, Link and Activity for both WAN and LAN port(s), Partition and Collision for LAN ports
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