It works incredibly and there is reception in my room! Super easy to setup! I'm running a cable modem to a wireless router. (I did have to run 1 Ethernet cable from the wireless modem to the HW2R1 Smart Repeater.) Other than that, it has been working fantastic.
I have owned and been using this router for a little over a month now on a cable 10 Meg ISP. I have 2 hardwired 1 Gig network feeds and multiple b, g and n wireless running on this router. I do a pretty good bit of pc repairs / builds and have pushed this router pretty hard for update and set up feeds while I'm still surfing the net or streaming netflix vids. I have tried PS3 gaming online a few times on wireless with no problems. The router has a lot of advanced options. Set up of router, guest account, remote URL and security features was easy for me, Moderate knowledge of networks and pc's. I have never had to reset this router for any reason even with 3 pc's using large bandwidth down and up feeds. The USB 2.0 is awesome for a network drive, mine works great. Signal strength I have not really messed with much, I pull great signal but I'm pretty much on top of the router so I can not comment much on the distance subject.
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