Netgear RangeMax Wireless-N Gigabit Router with USB
Netgear is back with yet another exciting (as exciting as networking devices can get anyways) model – the RangeMax Wireless-N Gigabit Routerwith USB, also known as the WNR3500L. This puppy is a full-featured Wireless-N router that is capable of offering high-performance wireless range and speed alongside the option to hook up other devices via Gigabit Ethernet ports and ReadyShare USB storage access. It isn’t any ordinary router though, as it was also specially designed to function as a reliable, high-performance open source Linux platform that is capable of supporting a wide range of applications developed by multipledevelopment partners and the open source community. Several partners will include BigFoot Networks who are famous for boosting network speeds for online gaming, Leaf Networks who provide a convenient method for remote access, Paragon Software for high-speed USB file reads and writes, and Sputnik for hotspot solutions.
The RangeMax Wireless-N Gigabit Router with USB is no slouch when it comes to performance, powered by a 480MHz MIPS 74K processor core that features embedded hardware acceleration, accompanied by 8MB of flash memory and 64MB of RAM, which ought to be more than enough to run even business-class applications. You will be able to enjoy five 10/100/1000 (one WAN port and four LAN) Ethernet ports with auto-sensing technology with high WAN to LAN speeds that go above 350Mbps. In addition, the latest RangeMax addition will include an 802.11n access point with a wireless repeater mode to further extend its range within a building. A trio of internal Metamaterial antennas offer enhanced wireless range and reliable connections.
Security-wise, you will find that the WNR3500L offers protection to the network in the form of a double firewall and Denial-of-service attack prevention. It will ensure that the wireless connection remains secure with support for Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA), WPA2-PSK, while Push ‘N’ Connect using Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) allows users to include computers that they want on the network, leaving everyone else out in the cold. You can pick this bad boy up for $139.99 when it hits retail stores later this fall.