Linksys Wireless-G Notebook Kit

The Linksys WKPC54G Wireless Network Router is a great start up kit for your wireless network. This kit comes with a Linksys Wireless-G Broadband Router, and a Wireless-G Notebook adapter. Your home network was never this easy to setup. Not only is it wireless, but the router also comes with 4 ports in the back so you can hook up four computers through cat5 Ethernet cable, and have your laptop at the other end of your home without the need for cables.

You can also get additional Linksys WPC54G Notebook adapters, so you can connect multiple computers to your wireless network, without any cables.

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Wireless-G Notebook Adapter
(YR-WPC54G)
Linksys Wireless-G Notebook Adapter

Why Wireless-G?

  • Transmits signal up to 150 feet indoors, even through Walls!
  • Only about 10% more expensive than Wireless-B (the current standard)
  • Compatible with 802.11b “hot spots” (public access web stations)
  • 5x faster than Wireless-B
  • Operates at 2.4GHz, so it won’t interfere with your 900 MHz cordless phones
Standard 802.11b (Wireless-B) 802.11g (Wireless-G) 802.11a (Wireless-A)
Range 100-150 feet indoors 100-150 feet indoors 25-75 feet indoors
Frequency 2.4GHz 2.4GHz 5 GHz
Speed 11 mbps 54 mbps 54 mbps
Public Access Yes Yes (compatible with B) No
Price range Lowest Middle (10% greater than B) Highest
Penetration through walls Yes Yes No

 

Some tips for added security on your wireless network

There are several security features built into your Linksys product. For added security, you must follow the following steps:

  • Change the default SSID
  • Disable SSID Broadcasts
  • Change the default password for the Administrator account
  • Enable MAC Address Filtering.
  • Occasionally, change the SSID
  • (Optional) Enable WEP 128-bit Encryption (will reduce performance of your network)
  • Occasionally, change the WEP encryption keys.

For information on how to change these security settings, please refer to your User’s Guide

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Ordering information

Part # Description Price
YR-WPC54G Linksys Wireless-G Notebook Adapter Discontinued

 

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