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Has anyone tried ASUS WL-500W?


Supposed to be compatible with DD-WRT...

Standards IEEE 802.11b/g
IEEE 802.11n Draft
Device Management Smart Wizard browser-based administration
Bandwidth Management
Remote management
DHCP server, WAN DHCP client
Save/restore configuration files
Upgrades via web browser
Firmware restoration
Device discovery
Security 64/128-bit WEP, WPA, WPA2, TKIP, AES, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, MAC address, 802.1x

Firewall: NAT and SPI (Stateful Packet Inspection), intrusion detection including logging
Logging: Dropped packet, security event, Syslog
Filtering: Port, IP packet, URL Keyword, MAC address
Ports WAN Ports: 1 x RJ45 for 10/100 BaseT
LAN Ports: 4 x RJ45 for 10/100 BaseT
USB Interface: 2 x USB2.0
Buttons Restore button: Push for 5 seconds to restore factory setting
EZSetup button: Automatically SSID and WEP or WPA configuration
Data Rates 802.11n Draft up to 300Mbps (Note: The maximum wireless signal rate is IEEE802.11n draft specifications. Actual throughput will vary depending on the wireless environment and other parameters)
802.11g: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54Mbps
802.11b: 1, 2, 5.5, 11Mbps
Frequency Band 2.4~2.5 GHz
Antenna 3 x external dipole antenna
Channels 11 CH (US, Canada), 13 CH (ETSI), 14 CH (Japan)
Transmitted Power 12~15dBm(g mode), 15~18dBm(b mode), 14~16dBm(n mode)
Interface Ethernet Port
VPN support PPTP, L2TP
Power Input 100V~240V(50~60HZ)
Wireless Adapter included No
Features Draft 802.11n compliant, fully compatible with 802.11b/g
Suitable for seamless multimedia stream
EZSetup for network security - Automatically configure SSID and WPA or WEP encryption
Plug-n'-Share hard drive function via USB 2.0
ASUS Download Master - Download anytime even when the PC is off or disconnected
Package Contents WL-500W
Quick Installation Guide
Software Disk
Power Adapter
RJ45 Cable
Manufacturer Warranty
Parts 1 year limited
Labor 1 year limited
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I also want to know this, a review of it would be awesome!

It seems to be the best suited Draft-N capable router which got full DD-WRT support! Only question remains, is the hardware good enough?

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