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  Cisco's Linksys WES610N Bridge

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Wirelessly Connect an HDTV, Blu-ray player, DVR or Game Console
The versatile Dual-Band N Entertainment Bridge can make any wired device a part of your wireless network. It's optimized for streaming video and is ideal for wirelessly streaming or sharing music, photos, movies, and other files around the home.
Wireless Dual-Band N (2.4 or 5 GHz) , Fast Ethernet (10/100) 4-Port Switch, High speed up to 300 Mbps, Optimized for streaming video & gaming, Converts wired devices to wireless.
Easily connect HDTVs, Game Consoles & more
Connect Multiple Devices with one WES610N
The Dual-Band N Entertainment Bridge has a built-in 4-Port Switch to easily connect multiple devices to a single WES610N.
Optimized for Video
It's optimized for streaming video to reduce glitches when watching Internet video streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon instant video, Vudu, Crackle, YouTube and Epix.
No Cables.
Go WirelessAvoid running long network cables. Freedom to connect your entertainment devices in any room of your home and still connect to the Internet. Also converts printers, computers and network attached storage to use your wireless network.
Simple Wireless Setup
To protect your data and privacy, all wireless transmissions can be encrypted with industrial-strength Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) security. Wi-Fi Protected SetupTM helps make secure connections pushbutton simple.
Universal Compatibility
Convert any wired network enabled device with available Ethernet port to the latest wireless technology. No need to buy a wireless adapter that only works with one device. Here are some of the many networkable and Internet connectable devices that are compatible with the Dual-Band N Entertainment Bridge.
HD Televisions (Sony, Samsung, Vizio, LG, Panasonic)
Blu-ray Players (Sony, Samsung, LG, Panasonic)
Game Consoles (Sony PS3 and Microsoft Xbox)
DVRs and Set-top boxes (Tivo, Dish Network, DirecTV)
Media Players (Roku, Logitech, Seagate, Iomega, Western Digital)
AV Receivers (Denon, Pioneer, Onkyo, Yamaha, Sony )
Shared Storage (Western Digital, Iomega, Seagate)
Printers (HP, Lexmark, Canon)

The review:
I have a ranch style home that is spread out and my internet comes in one end of the house and I have had a hard time picking up a signal at the far end of the house because of all the walls and interference for any wireless equipment so I had to find something that would provide me with the signal strength without the need to run cable throughout the house.

Along comes the Cisco Linksys WES610N Bridge which does exactly what its name tells you. It provides you with a bridge between your wireless electronic gadgets and your router. Without doing any programming, I set up the bridge and lo and behold not only could I access the internet anywhere in the house with excellent bandwidth but the house is on a 2 acre lot and I can even go to the edge of my property and still access the internet. The bandwidth does drop as you get further away from the bridge but certainly better than with just the router.

I know that this is definitely my choice of equipment to get good connectivity in a large house and I recommend it highly to all.



Review ID Number: 762
  Product Details
Review Date: 2012-10-01
Reviewer: Nick Sardy
Rating: 10 out of 10
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