Extend wireless network range router

DD-WRT Linksys WRT54GL

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The Linksys WRT54GL is notable as one of few consumer-level routers having its Linux based firmware source code released. This allows to modify the firmware to extend functionality of the device. See Linksys WRT54GL third-party firmware projects

Standard features

  • All-in-one Internet-sharing Router, 4-port 100Mbs Switch, and 54Mbps Wireless-G (802.11g) Access Point
  • Security: TKIP and AES encryption, wireless MAC address filtering, powerful SPI firewall
  • Wireless security modes: WPA2 Enterprise, WPA2 Personal Mixed, WPA2 Enterprise Mixed

Additional features of DD-WRT modifyied WiFi routers

  • Longer WiFi range because of boosting of TX ( WiFi signal ) power to the 251mW! Any standard, even most expensive router is no more then 70 mW. Extending wireless network without a repeater.
  • DNSMasq for DHCP and DNS.
  • Network Modes: Client, Repeater, Repeater Bridge, Adhoc
  • Radius (Remote Authentication Dial-In Service)
  • WDS (Wireless Distribution System), WDS AP

Manly Electronics provides services on-site to the following areas in Sydney, North Shore, and the Northern Beaches :

Balgowlah Clontarf Fairlight Manly Seaforth Allambie Mosman Belrose Brookvale Collaroy Cromer Davidson Forestville Elanora Freshwater Killarney Heights Manly Vale Narrabeen Oxford Falls Queenscliff Terrey Hills Avalon Bayview Bilgola Plateau Church Point Clareville Elanora Ingleside Newport Mona Vale Palm Beach