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The WL-500gP V2 is a higher-end 802.11g wireless router from Asus.

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Pros

Simple to use settings and configurations, the same cannot be said for brands such as D-Link

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Good build quality and materials as one would expect at this price, antenna connection is secure

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Can be loaded with custom firmware for extra features, firmwares such as DD-WRT opens up arrange of functions and customisable settings, giving users full control

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Detailed QoS configuration, enables full control over which applications gets bandwidth priority

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Good range of features (USB port, print server), adds convenience, allows user to add network storage without buying a NAS

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Cons

Above average price, options from D-Link and Linksys with a similar set of features are cheaper

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Below average performance, range and throughput performance does not compare to products in the same segement

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The WL-500gP V2 is a higher-end 802.11g wireless router from Asus. A USB port enables use as an FTP server with an attached hard drive or as a print server with an attached printer. In addition, UPnP support ensures media server capabilities. EZQoS enables adjustable bandwidth allocation to specific network activities, allowing users to prioritize online gaming over web browsing, for example. This feature is intended to allow multiple online applications to function smoothly at the same time.

Features
  • 802.11b/g wireless routing
  • USB port
  • Print server
  • FTP server (with HDD)
  • UPnP media server (with HDD)
  • EZQoS dynamic, adjustable bandwidth allocation
  • BroadRange technology
  • Asus AiDisk FTP setup software
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