Electronica Direct via Amazon offers Prime members the refurbished Linksys Ultra RangePlus 802.11n 4-Port Broadband Router, model no. WRT160N-RM, for $15.99 with free shipping. Non-members can get free shipping on orders of $25 or more; otherwise, shipping adds $8.93.
- With Wireless-N, the farther away you are, the more speed advantage you get.
- It works great with standard Wireless-G and -B equipment, but when both ends of the wireless link are Wireless-N.
- The router can increase the throughput even more by using twice as much radio band, yielding speeds far faster than standard Wireless-G.
- To help protect your data and privacy, the Router can encode all wireless transmissions with industrial-strength 256-bit encryption.
- It can serve as your network’s DHCP Server, has a powerful SPI firewall to protect your PCs against intruders and most known Internet attacks, and supports VPN pass-through.