The documentation is quite good. Yes Sort of Yes. As long as you don’t mind tinkering, The Dude is a decent network utility that should be worth the download. The front of the device sports a number of useful LEDs, including:. This is ideal to help improve performance in both online computer games and Voice Over IP applications. See any errors on this page? Some have had problems, but my instalation and set up went very smooth.
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Linksys Router Help page. With that out of the way, the rest of the review will just focus on the differences between the Etherfast 1 and its 4 port sibling. About the only devices you’ll be able to stack nicely with the BEFSR41 are the simple 5-port hub, 5-port switch, or the integrated 4-port switch and 2-port roouter device.
The router allows you to share your Internet connection between several computers that can connect via 4 standard RJ ethernet ports. Occasional problems with losing my main computer when it comes out of hibernation–Windows shows computer is connected to network but has lost IP address, which has been resolved by restart of router.
The manual has an error in its setup procedure. Cut to the chase! With such devotion to stackability, one might expect their products to stack better! See any errors on this page? The front of the device sports a number of useful LEDs, including:. Additionally, I wanted these machines to be able to share my Internet connection. I did a more thorough check of L’il Linky than I did for the 4 port version. Because the cable on the power-adapter is too short compared to the 3-prong standard power-cable you attach.
I’ve learned a few things about these little beasties since then! As long as you don’t mind tinkering, The Dude is a decent network utility that should be worth the download. Because of Linksys’ stackable format for many of their devices, they’re forced into following that form-factor. After reading Ator’s excellent home-networking installation guideI started to realize how dysfunctional my home network was.
Linksys EtherFast Cable/DSL Router with 4-Port Switch Specs – CNET
For the “Simultaneous” test, port 80 is forwarded to a LAN-side webserver. Rated 5 out of 5 by D.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Dave from Sweet! This is ideal to help improve performance in both online computer games and Voice Over IP applications. The power-cable is almost perfect, since it doesn’t terminate in a wall-wart the size of a brick.
Nessun from Excellent Hard-Wired Router I had a little trouble setting up but the Linksys Cisco live-chat technician was very helpful and I had it up and running in no time after that.
Linksys EtherFast Cable/DSL Router, Model BEFSR41
Updated pros and cons. Enter new zip code to refresh estimated delivery time. You can see from the picture dwl the left that the unit is relatively small, and it’s light–it weighs about 12 shots of tequila 12 ounces.
DHCP client functionality built-in, for configurations where the Internet connection’s IP-address is dynamically assigned.
If the cable was longer, then the small brick could rest on the floor, and provide less drag on the back of the device. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site including, for example, the order in which they appear.
PPPoE support not tested.
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L’il Linky doesn’t come with the Routsr Wizard floppy that the 4 port came with. Obviously, I needed a router and a hub.
Rated 5 out of 5 by McLevy from Great Router i got this Router for business, i was very happy with it, it came very fast, its a Great deal, the cheapest ever.