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Linksys WES610N 4-Port Dual-Band N Entertainment Bridge

B&H # LIWES610NNP Mfr # WES610N-NP
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You Pay: $73.99
Product Highlights
  • Operates on 2.4GHz and 5GHz Bands
  • Supports Wireless N, B, G, A
  • Up to 300Mbps Data Transfers
  • 4x Fast Ethernet Ports
  • Quality of Service
  • Wi-Fi Protected Setup Button
  • WPA2 Security
  • Great for Ethernet Enabled Media Devices
  • Windows, Mac, Linux Compatible

The WES610N 4-Port Dual-Band N Entertainment Bridge from Linksys is an exceptional way to stream media or data to your Ethernet-ready computers or media devices via your wireless network. Because this bridge supports wireless -N, -B, -G, and -A standards, it can wirelessly connect to routers or other bridges that support these standards. The bridge can transfer data at a maximum rate of 300Mbps. Once your router is connected to the bridge, you can use the bridge's four Fast Ethernet ports to connect a multitude of Ethernet-enabled devices to your network .Those devices include Windows, Mac, or Linux computers as well as HDTVs, game consoles, Blu-ray players, and more.

This bridge operates on both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands so as to reduce interference on your network. Dual band allows you to stream latency-sensitive traffic, such as video or VoIP, on the 5GHz band. Plus, with the built-in Quality of Service prioritization, you can have the bridge ensure that all latency-sensitive traffic is forwarded first on the 5GHz band. In terms of security, the bridge features a Wi-Fi Protected Setup button so as to immediately setup a connection with your router. In addition, the bridge utilizes WPA2 security to keep your network protected.

High Speed
The Linksys WES610N provides fast wireless connectivity for up to four Ethernet-enabled HDTVs, Blu-ray players, game consoles, or other Wi-Fi devices. With transfer rates up to 300 Mbps, you'll enjoy a powerful networking experience for streaming video, sharing photos, or gaming online
Superior Range
Built with leading 802.11n wireless technology, the Linksys WES610N offers superior performance and range. Multiple MIMO (multiple input, multiple output) antennas help create a strong, stable link to your router for reliable connectivity of your home theater devices
The Power of Dual-Band
Get superior wireless performance with Dual-Band N (operates in either the 2.4 or 5 GHz radio bands) designed to avoid interference from competing networks and devices. Leverage the less crowded 5 GHz band for bandwidth sensitive media applications so you can maximize throughput and enjoy smoother media streaming and gaming
HD/3D Ready
Bring the ultimate entertainment experience to your home with high performance HD/3D quality wireless. The Linksys WES610N is ideal for connecting your home theater. Link HDTVs, media players, game consoles, and more to your router and Internet connection. QoS traffic prioritization technology delivers time-sensitive traffic efficiently so you can enjoy smooth video, music streaming, and gaming performance
Push-Button Setup
The Wi-Fi Protected Setup button on your router and bridge is designed to get you setup easily and more securely. Once the wireless connection to your router has been established, simply plug any wired Ethernet device to the bridge and enjoy instant wireless connectivity
Advanced Security
Keep Wi-Fi freeloaders at bay with the network protection of WPA2 security
Base Station
Standards IEEE 802.3u, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a, draft 802.11n
Network Protocol TCP/IP
Data Rate Up to 300Mbps
Frequency Range 2.4GHz
5GHz
Channel Support Not specified by the manufacturer
Security WEP, Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA), Wi-Fi Protected Access 2 (WPA2)
Security Key Bits: Up to 128-bit encryption
Modulation 802.11a: OFDM/BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM
802.11b: CCK/QPSK, BPSK
802.11g: OFDM/BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM
802.11n: OFDM/BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM
RF Power 802.11a: 15dBm (typical) @ 54Mbps
802.11b: 19dBm (typical) @ 11Mbps
802.11g: 16dBm (typical) @ 54Mbps
802.11n: 18dBm (typical) @ MCS15, 2.4GHz
802.11n: 16dBm (typical) @ MCS15, 5GHz
Receive Sensitivity 802.11a: -72dBm (typical) @ 54Mbps
802.11b: -85dBm (typical) @ 11Mbps
802.11g: -73dBm (typical) @ 54Mbps
802.11n (20MHz): -75dBm (typical) @ MCS15
802.11n (40MHz): -69dBm (typical) @ MCS15
Antenna 3 (internal)
Antenna Gain Up to 1dBi (max)
Operation Distance Not specified by the manufacturer
Transmitted Power Not specified by the manufacturer
Power Over Ethernet No
Ports 4x  Fast Ethernet Ports
General
Certifications FCC, UL/cUL, ICES-003, RSS210, CE, Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/draft n), WPA2, Wi-Fi Protected Setup, WMM
System Requirements • Wireless: Existing a/b/g/n wireless router or access point
• Ethernet Port: Active Ethernet port on device to be connected
• Web Browser: Internet Explorer 7, Safari 4, or Firefox 3 or higher for optional browser-based configuration
• HD/3D Video Streaming: Requires a minimum of 100Mbps transfer speed. Actual performance may vary
Environmental Rating Operating
Temperature: 32° to 104°F / 0° to 40°C
Humidity: 10% to 85% Non-condensing

Storage
Temperature: -4° to 140°F / -20° to 60°C
Humidity: 5% to 90% Non-condensing
Power Requirements 12V, 1A
Dimensions (WxHxD) 6.97 x 5.04 x 2.68" / 17.7 x 12.8 x 6.8cm
Weight 0.65 lb / 0.3kg
Linksys WES610N 4-Port Dual-Band N Entertainment Bridge
  • CD-ROM with Documentation Resources
  • Ethernet Cable
  • Power Adapter
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    LinksysWES610N 4-Port Dual-Band N Entertainment Bridge
     
    4.8

    (based on 5 reviews)

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Easy to set up (4)
    • Reliable connection (4)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home network (3)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • High bandwidth user (3)
        • Primary use:
        • Personal (3)
        • Computer Platform:
        • PC (4)

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      5.0

      Works like a charm.

      By Lisa

      from Galesburg, IL

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Reliable connection

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Small Networks

        Comments about Linksys WES610N 4-Port Dual-Band N Entertainment Bridge:

        We use it with a new Sharp copier/scanner/fax machine.It was less expensive than having a wire run and it has worked flawlessly.

        • Primary use:
        • Business
        • Computer Platform:
        • PC

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        5.0

        Works well

        By Bec

        from TX

        About Me High bandwidth user

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Set Up
        • Reliable connection

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home network

          Comments about Linksys WES610N 4-Port Dual-Band N Entertainment Bridge:

          Resolved my issue of needing to connect a non-wifi device without running cabling across the house to the router.

          • Primary use:
          • Business
          • Computer Platform:
          • PC

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          5.0

          All the Home Theater connections needed!

          By Swoot

          from Tucson, AZ

          About Me High bandwidth user

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Set Up
          • Fast Connection Speed
          • Reliable connection
          • Secure Connection

          Cons

          • None at this time

          Best Uses

          • Home network

          Comments about Linksys WES610N 4-Port Dual-Band N Entertainment Bridge:

          Very easy to set up.
          All the connections you need.
          Very good for HD movies.
          Really fast speed.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Computer Platform:
          • PC

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          4.0

          work good

          By linksys junk

          from Mahomet, IL

          About Me High bandwidth user

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Set Up

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Linksys WES610N 4-Port Dual-Band N Entertainment Bridge:

              After a bad experience with a similar product from Bufalo the Linksys WES610N installation was easy. It took longer than it had too because of my own misunderstandings.
              Our WES610N is working happily with our Verizon Mifi 4510 wireless router. The Linksys folks confirmed that the WES610N was the best choice of their products to connect multiple wired devices.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Computer Platform:
              • PC

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              5.0

              Great product

              By James

              from Worcester, MA

              About Me Low bandwidth user

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Set Up
              • Fast
              • Fast Connection Speed
              • Reliable connection
              • Secure Connection

              Cons

              • No gigabit connection

              Best Uses

              • Home network

              Comments about Linksys WES610N 4-Port Dual-Band N Entertainment Bridge:

              Setup is easy with the included software. More advanced users will like the HTML interface.

              This bridge is one of the few on the market to offer 2.4GHz or 5GHz connectivity. I am running mine on a 5GHz network.

              The included 4 port switch is worth the extra money. I originally bought the WET610N and returned it.

              Wish the four ports were gigabit. So far I haven't run into any issues, but the extra bandwidth connectivity would be nice considering my PS3 has a gigabit port.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Computer Platform:
              • Mac

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