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Technical Specs
  • Network Standards:
    • IEEE 802.3
    • IEEE 802.3u
    • IEEE 802.11g
    • IEEE 802.11b
  • Ports:
    1x 10/100 WAN, 4x 10/100 Switched LAN, 1x Power
  • LEDs:
    Power, DMZ, WLAN, Ethernet (1, 2, 3, 4), Internet
  • Buttons:
    1x Reset Button
  • Operating Temperature:
    32 to 104 F (0 to 40 C)
  • Storage Temperature:
    -4 to 158 F (-20 to 70 C)
  • Operating Humidity:
    10 to 85% Noncondensing
  • Max. Link Rate:
    54 Mbps
  • Platform Compatibility:
    • Windows XP
    • Windows Vista 32/64
Package Contents
  • Wireless-G Broadband Router
  • Setup software and User Guide on CD-ROM
  • Ethernet network cable
  • Power adapter
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Value for a mid=sized home I replaced an older and less powerful Linksys wireless router about three months ago. I did so because there were places in my one story, 2100 sq. ft. home where the Wi-Fi signal was week and I would lose streaming viveo. I purchased the WRT 54 GL Linksys wireless router prior to upgrading my cable broadband to "turbo" for an additional $35.00/mo. The router was easy to install and it worked great right off the bat. I even get great Wi-Fi on my deck ( the opposite end of where the router is physically located. I could not be happier with my purchase and it has actually saved me far more than what I spent on it. I bought it at Amazon based on descriptions and specs. This is the only brand router I would ever own.
Date published: 2015-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's a tank I bought mine USED 11 years ago. I still use it, have never had any problems with it other than recently one of the Ethernet ports have began having issues. But again, its well over 10 years old and still works amazing, I can play xbox online AND stream media on a smart tv at the same time with no issues. Very impressed my dinosaur has lasted this long and still performs as well as it does. Never had range issues, could share internet with people in my apartment complex no problem and worked great in a 2 story house with a basement, with router on top floor. I would very much consider buying another one if mine ever dies.
Date published: 2016-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very reliable device! I bought my WRT54GL (1.1) around 2008 and later I order one for my parents, sister and some of my friends has the same device. The router is good as it is but as most of you knows the good hardware is the best with one of the Linux based firmware, at least this is my experience. I used my router with the original firmware for one year as I was afraid to change it but then I took the time and I replaced the stock firmware with Brainslayer 14929 Mini build (v24-sp2 08/12/10). The WRT54GL with the above mentioned software is really a got solution and also you get many great new features. If you need good reliable wireless G router cool features thanks to DD-WRT and its community this is a very good device. I hope that some of the new Linksys device will get the same fame on one day. Cheers, Misi
Date published: 2016-04-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I am so glad I persevered to install I bought this replacement two years ago but couldn't get it to work wirelessly. Well, my previous router WRT54G was dropping signals and generally not working well (8 years old) so I thought I had better give the "new" one a try again. IT WORKED! and I found out what I had been missing - didn't really realize my ROUTER needed replacing - it wasn't my service that was bad. The support pages at Linksys.com are great - you just have to keep reading and clicking to find the right information.
Date published: 2016-08-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Only needed the PS Bought this to replace the same model which was 8 years old. Turned out that all I needed was the power supply. Still happy. A PS would cost nearly as much as the whole package. If it fails, in another 8 years, I'll have a spare to troubleshoot. I've been very pleased with this unit, especially for the price. My speed seems to be limited only by the cable (copper) and cable modem in front of the router. P.S.: Keep a record of your settings. First time through may be time consuming, but it's not brain surgery.
Date published: 2015-07-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Totally Plug and Play and forget about it! Talking about the old one: My old one did not have antenna and I was always having to unplug it and reset it with my service providers modem. It was a major pain! This New One: I like this model a lot. I can log in and change passwords with ease, i can change the name of my connection easily. My wireless connection never cuts out. I don't know how long I have had it, couple a months maybe, and I have not had to unplug it, count to ten, stand on my head or hold my mouth just right! It has worked ever since I plugged it in.
Date published: 2015-07-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really reliable, every day I bought this router about 10 years back and it still works without any issues. I recently bought one more for my sister since she just wants the router to work without any hassle. She borrowed mine for a while and was so happy without it, but then I need mine back, so I got her a new router of this model. I have a 50mbps internet at home and when I use this router I always get full speed through the network cable, without loosing anything. I measure the speed always to 47-49mbps. When I use it wirelessly it always tops at 20-21mbps. So the speed on the wireless is a bit slow, but works fine for normal use. And since she always uses it through a cable, then she never looses any speed. I am a bit impressed also of the range, if you consider the age if the product and that it only has two antennas. My 10 years old router is running dd-wrt and it has always worked and I have NEVER needed to restart the router because something is not working.
Date published: 2018-12-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from best little router ive ownd never loses connection Never loses connections. Ive had to do absolutly nothing to the little feller.The only thing is they need to be upgraded once in a while and thats why im here to find. Uall should make it easier to find the upgrade sections for these.I would definatly buy another for my three pcs at home.
Date published: 2013-01-30
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*Maximum performance derived from IEEE Standard 802.11 specifications. Actual performance can vary, including lower wireless network capacity, data throughput rate, range and coverage. Performance depends on many factors, conditions and variables, including distance from the access point, volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, operating system used, mix of wireless products used, interference and other adverse conditions.
**While Linksys fully embraces the open source community and is providing open source use capabilities, they do not offer technical support on using open source firmware. Installing 3rd party firmware is done at your own risk and replacing factory-installed firmware with OpenWRT firmware will void your warranty. Please always seek the advice of more experienced users via open source community forums if you’re unsure.