WNR3500
   

NETGEAR RangeMax Premium Wireless-N Gigabit Router (WNR3500)

rate 3.6
  • Brand: Netgear
  • Category: Wired Routers
  • connectivity type: Wired & Wireless
  • wireless speed: 150 Mbps

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Gigabit Switching with Wireless-N for Faster Network Performance, Wireless-N technology for faster wireless speeds and range, Four Gigabit Ethernet ports deliver ultra-fast wired connections, ReadyShare provides fast and easy shared access to an external USB storage device, Live Parental Controls powered by OpenDNS blocks unsafe internet content and applications, Broadband Usuage Meter ensures daily, weekly and monthly measurement of Internet traffic with customized alerts.Features: Multiple SSID support - set an additional wireless network for guests with restricted access to other computers in your network , Smart Wizard installation CD and multi-language support make setup easy, Automatic Quality of Service (QoS) for reliable Internet, voice and gaming applications, Configurable as a wireless repeater for extending range, Push 'N' Connect and Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) ensure a quick and secure network connection.NETGEAR Green Gigabit Ethernet conserves energy, Convenient on/off switch helps conserver energy , Packaging manufactured with at least 80% recycled materials.Open-source Router, Community and Development Partner program, Open-source Wireless-N router with Gigabit wired ports for Linux developers and open-source enthusiasts. Open-source community website and development Partner program with downloadable applications, user guide, forums, blogs and downloads at www.myopenrouter.com, High Performance Broadcom 480 MHz MIPS 74K CPU, 8 MB Flash and 64 MB RAM to even run business-class applications, Popular Linux Firmware-DD-WRT, Open-WRT and Tomato available on Open-source community website, NEW Development Partner Program-development partnership with several 3rd party software vendors to develop custom applications on WNR3500L. Please visit www.myopenrouter.com to join the partner program and see the custom applications that are released or under development.

  • Supports Windows 8
  • Wireless N300 - Faster downloads and online gaming with speeds up to 300 Mbps
  • Security - Best in class (WPA/WPA2?PSK) and WEP and Push Connect ensures a quick and secure network connection using WiFi Protected SetupĀ® (WPS)
  • NETGEAR Genie Easy dashboard control to manage, monitor and repair your home network
  • WiFi Range - greater wireless range with few devices
  • Five (5) 10/100/1000 (1 WAN and 4 LAN) Gigabit Ethernet ports with auto-sensing technology
  • 802.11n certified technology with Gigabit Ports for faster wired and wireless performance
  • Open-source community website and development Partner program with downloadable applications, user guide, forums and blogs
  • ReadySHARE USB - Easily share media stored on USB thumbdrives and hard drives with any DLNA device on your network
  • ReadyShare provides fast and easy shared access to an external USB storage device
Brand NETGEAR
Model WNR3500
MPN WNR3500
UPC 060644905512, 0606449055122, 0606449074444, 606449055122, 606449060454
 
Key Features
Wireless Technology Wireless N
Wireless Speed 150 Mbps
Port Speed Gigabit
Connectivity Wired & Wireless
Router Functionalities Firewall, VPN Pass-Thru, Voice over IP Gateway (VoIP)
Port Qty 4-port Built-In Switch
Antenna Type Internal / Integrated Antenna x 8
 
Interfaces
LAN Interfaces 10 Base-T, 10/100 Base-T, 1000 Base-T, 100Base-TX
WAN Interfaces 1 x 10/100/1000 Base-T, 1 x 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T, 1 x RJ-45 for ADSL
 
Standards
WLAN Standards IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11g/b, IEEE 802.11n, Pre-802.11n
 
Protocols
General Protocols DHCP, IP, TCP, VoIP
Remote Management Protocols HTTP
 
Firewall / VPN
Firewall Features Content Filtering, DoS Prevention, Intrusion Prevention, NAT, Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI), URL Filtering
VPN Encryption WPA-PSK
VPN Tunnels Up to 2 VPN Tunnels
 
Wireless
802.11b Data Rates 11 Mbps, 5.5 Mbps, 2 Mbps, 1 Mbps
802.11g Data Rates 54 Mbps, 48 Mbps, 36 Mbps, 24 Mbps, 28 Mbps, 12 Mbps, 9 Mbps, 6 Mbps, 5.5 Mbps, 2 Mbps, 1 Mbps
Max Transfer Rate 150 Mbps
Nonstandard Data Rate 11Mbps (802.11b), 300Mbps (802.11n), 54 Mbps (802.11g)
Modulation 16QAM, 64QAM, BPSK, CCK, DBPSK, DQPSK, DSSS, OFDM, QPSK
Security WEP, WEP 128-bit, WEP 64-bit, WPA, WPA - PSK, WPA2, WPA2-PSK
WEP Encryption Length 128 bit, 40 bit (=64 bit)
 
Other Features
Additional Features DMZ Support
 
Dimensions
Height 8.9 in.
Width 1.5 in.
Depth 6.8 in.
Weight 1.2 lb
 
Miscellaneous
Release Date (Year) 2008

Comments

Matthew K. Morgan 5.0
218 of 221 people found the following review helpful
I recently purchased one of these routers as a replacement for my Linksys WRT54GL, a stalwart in the realm of home networking. My Linksys router is healthy and it works but it does not allow me to set up DHCP reservations without a 3rd party firmware update, and it does not support Wireless-N. After searching for a good balance between functionality, quality and price I settled on this router by NetGear. So far I am very pleased with this unit, though I had some minor issues when setting it up.S ... etup of NetGear routers (including this one) is simple and easy. There are two methods of setting it up, using the Wizard CD or going in manually. For users not too familiar with setting up wireless networks or routers, using the CD to get started is a good option. More seasoned users may prefer to work without the CD and work directly with the router. I chose the latter of the two. More >
Thomas Johnson 5.0
65 of 67 people found the following review helpful
It's great to have a router out there that recognizes that customers just want the freaking thing to work, and don't care who wrote or maintains the firmware. With that in mind, I bought this router to replace another Wireless-N router that was simply a nightmare, with glitchy firmware from two years ago, and will now find a new home or function via Craigslist or something.I was up and running using the stock firmware in about 5 minutes, accessing the router configuration page and setting up a ... secure wireless network. I didn't try any of the quick-install software - usually like to just set the thing up myself without putting any software on my machine, and for this it worked perfectly.More importantly, this router is open-source-firmware ready, so if for any reason the stock firmware fails me, I'll have an option out there to try, as opposed to the endless struggles of my prior router. More >
Nathaniel Brown 5.0
42 of 44 people found the following review helpful
I was looking for a quality Wireless N router with gigabit connections and DD-wrt compatible. This fit the bill, so I grabbed one to try out. I've tried a Linksys (320N) and a D-link to much disappointment, but this Netgear performs flawlessly. I downloaded dd-wrt firmware for it and never tried the stock Netgear stuff ([...]). DD-wrt performs flawlessly on this! No drops, great signal strength. Took me maybe 20 minutes to set up, from opening box to getting everything online. I run 3 desktops w ... ired, one desktop wireless, and 2 wireless laptops and they all connect without issue. I highly recommend this to anyone looking for Wireless N. I have not tried the USB functionality, as all my data is shared through my computer already. More >