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Old April 6, 2007, 10:13 PM
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well it depends on what level of quality and options you want in your wireless router.

in general routers from linksys/dlink are geared towards the how market which support most of the standard features.

netgear has some slightly better offerings

but if you want to get the best then you can't go wrong with something from

cisco/lucent/alcatel

the AP i use in home is a lucent AP.

features i would look for are things such as support for

WPA
WPA2
WPA-PSK
WPA2-PSK
TKIP
AES
RADIUS Server
MAC Filter

For a home setup i would recommend WPA2-PSK with AES encryption if possible. if not use TKIP but NEVER have an encrypted or wep encrypted wireless. :) For the cisco stuff i would not buy it new scrounge eBay and see what you can find. you may be pleasantly surprised. (if anyone wants some explanation on the above acronyms i can give it a shot)
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