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New Broadcom 802.11g BroadRange chip on its way

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Esquire, Nov 23, 2004.

  1. Esquire

    Esquire Mesquire Staff Member Member

  2. Toxic

    Toxic Administrator Staff Member

    more than likely so that can make more money from us:)
     
  3. Esquire

    Esquire Mesquire Staff Member Member

    Silly me! After having posted question on WRT54GX, I just remembered I posted this news item about the new BroadRange chip. I think the WRT54GX (Wireless-G router with SRX) is the result.

    http://www.linksysinfo.org/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=1921

    WRT54GX product info
    http://www.linksys.com/products/product.asp?grid=33&scid=35&prid=670

    WPC54GX info
    http://www.linksys.com/products/product.asp?grid=33&scid=35&prid=671

    Looks like Linksys has made a booboo by grouping the WPC54GX adapter with the rest of the routers and APs :lol:
     
  4. TazUk

    TazUk Network Guru Member

    I guess this is similar to the Belkin F5D8230-4, although they call there's a pre N router which makes it sound like there will be a new 802.11n standard :?
     
  5. jdepew

    jdepew Administrator Staff Member Member

    There's been talk that routers that are being called pre-N will not be certified at all as 802.11N compatible even if by some chance they are because the standards body doesn't want the same fiasco it had with all the incompatible pre-G devices.
     
  6. jdepew

    jdepew Administrator Staff Member Member

    and this news goes to the front page - thanks for the good find Esquire
     
  7. RoundSparrow

    RoundSparrow Network Guru Member

    The firmware was released a few weeks back for the WRT54GX - are there any active discussions?

    Does anyone know the RAM and CPU Speed on this unit?

    The only real problem I have with mine is the lack of removable antennas. Makes it hard to pack and I would love to experiment with MINO using external antennas.
     

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