Refurbished - Networking
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Fri Jul 05 00:00:00 MDT 2013davidftw Rating:1.0
I was able to connect my computer to a public wireless network but when I turned on any of the security protocols my computer could not connect. I sent emails to customer service and they only responded after 24 hours and their response was not helpful at all. I have finally sent it back for a replacement. I am not happy with their customer service at all.
Wed Dec 07 00:00:00 MST 2011sportivny Rating:5.0
Bought this to replace older Linksys cable modem + wireless router combo that kept losing connection. Many more modern wireless security features, easy to setup, worked great with in Chicago metro, stable networking, excellent speed.
Sun Dec 23 00:00:00 MST 2012s005 Rating:1.0
Worked great for about 4 months then quit working. Put old network card back in, connected to my trusty Netgear router just fine. I am writing review with my OLD card now. My advice buy something else more expensive with a better warranty, you get what you pay for.
Mon Aug 22 00:00:00 MDT 2011cholley Rating:5.0
i was interested in docsis 3 modem, i also wanted a wifi n router with gigabit ports, this is all in one, it's not the fastest N router out, but i'm not sure i need the fastest, setup was very easy and fast, it really cleaned up my networking cabinet as well, i have a file server/ desktop/laptop/printer/and ooma connected
Tue Apr 24 00:00:00 MDT 2012darthtim Rating:4.0
Works fine for what I need it for. I plugged it into a secondary desktop of mine to connect to my music/movies network. It streams fine. If you want to stream Hi-Definition you may want to go with a faster wireless connection like wireless N. Other than that I installed Ralink drivers on XP (which connects to my windows 7 desktop) and plugged in my network settings and worked right away. It's also in another room, but not that far away from my wireless router, so I can't really test how far away it can be or how fast it is. As I said it works for what I need it for. If you just need something to hook another computer to wi-fi but don't need high speed this should work fine for you.
Thu Feb 20 00:00:00 MST 2014calipicker Rating:2.0
I had issues with this router from the beginning. After ruling out signal "noise" and other items possibly related to my ISP (Charter Communications), my only conclusion was that the router was either defective or just not strong enough for my hilly, rocky home location. The house is large -- almost 3,000 s.f. on one level and I would lose the signal on my Smart Phone just by walking into the master bedroom. I HAVE to have a dependable wireless network, so I called my cable company and now I'm paying $ a month to lease their router, which worked perfectly from the first hour. Sorry, but this Zoom product is going back.
Thu Dec 01 00:00:00 MST 2011rmcmillian Rating:5.0
In researching the various options I had with wireless range extenders I liked the simple setup that the Netgear WN300RP offered. It really is as simple as plug (into a wall socket) and play (with the internet). In my case I was looking to boost the signal in my home from my wireless router in my office, which is located approximately 100 feet away in a separate building. Prior to using the wireless range extender the signal I received in my home was "poor/low." After plugging the extender in I have excellent signal strength and can stream movies and media from the internet with no problem. I would recommend this product to anyone needing a simple and effective way to extend the range of their wireless network- a big thumbs up!
Wed Mar 06 00:00:00 MST 2013bunky2155 Rating:2.0
Not really worth the money! Would not buy again but may work in other areas.
Sat Nov 17 00:00:00 MST 2012ladyruth77 Rating:1.0
This item does not work it is not a good buy I would not recommend this product
Fri Dec 30 00:00:00 MST 2011kfulhu Rating:4.0
Great product at a good price, great return policy.
Thu Jun 30 00:00:00 MDT 2011amusing Rating:4.0
Works well as long as you follow the instructions.
Tue Nov 12 00:00:00 MST 2013beckyc2010 Rating:4.0
Arrived in a timely manner. Worked as expected. Would repeat purchase.
Wed Apr 24 00:00:00 MDT 2013jm28 Rating:5.0
Works great with Lubuntu (a Linux OS) on a Dell Inspiron 5100 Laptop.
Mon Nov 07 00:00:00 MST 2011suzziess Rating:5.0
Very easy to install. Only had it for a month but everything is working good so far.
Thu Mar 07 00:00:00 MST 2013mikeqt Rating:1.0
don't waste your time. did not boost my cell reception at all. did not use it in my car only my house with antenna outside.
Tue May 15 00:00:00 MDT 2012jbrare5 Rating:1.0
did not work on my sony blu-ray player---==================================
Tue Apr 30 00:00:00 MDT 2013brianlloyd Rating:5.0
I would buy this product if needed again. It was easy to setup and I have had no problem with it since setting it up.
Fri Nov 15 00:00:00 MST 2013ron8109 Rating:1.0
I cannot get it to work. I have tried numerous times but have been unsuccessful. It is not as simple as advertised. Plan to return the product.
Tue Jun 05 00:00:00 MDT 2012optx Rating:4.0
This helps boosts internet speed but does not greatly increase range of distance from the router to pick up the internet.
Wed Aug 29 00:00:00 MDT 2012elroxan Rating:4.0
The product is good. It is easy to use and it reaches the farthest corner of my two floor house so I am satisfied.
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