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WL-566gM 240 MIMO Wireless Router
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With a router you can connect networks. Most people will use a router to connect their local (wireless) home or office network (LAN) with the Internet. The router makes sure that all computers on the local network can connect with one another, with shared resources and with the Internet and can be configured to forward requests for connections from computers on the internet to the appropriate local computer. In order to connect your local network to the internet via an ADSL or cable, you also need an (Ethernet) ADSL or cable modem if it is not built-in in the router, which is most likely to be the case.
Wired Routers
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Included since: 09 Feb 2006
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Info modified on: 05 Dec 2016 14:26:24
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Product views: 7471
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Long product name ASUS WL-566gM 240 MIMO Wireless Router:
The short editorial description of ASUS WL-566gM 240 MIMO Wireless Router
WL-566gM 240 MIMO Wireless Router

Marketing text ASUS WL-566gM 240 MIMO Wireless Router

The official marketing text of ASUS WL-566gM 240 MIMO Wireless Router as supplied by the manufacturer
Key features:
- 240 MIMO: Advanced MIMO technology, double speed than 108 MIMO.
- Faster than wire Ethernet: Boost wireless transfer speed up to 100Mbps.
- 8x Coverage than 802.11g.
- EZSetup: Setup wireless LAN in 2 easy steps.
- Data Security: WPA2, WPA, WEP, ACL and SPI firewall.

Faster than wire Ethernet: Boost data transfer speed by 100Mbps
With "240 MIMO" technology, the WL-566gM boosts wireless transfer speeds by 8X compared with those of standard 802.11g devices. (240 MIMO support is also required on the client side for maximum performance. ASUS offers such adaptors: WL-106gM). Note: Actual throughput will vary depending on the wireless environment and other parameters.
Short summary description ASUS WL-566gM 240 MIMO Wireless Router:
This short summary of the ASUS WL-566gM 240 MIMO Wireless Router data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
ASUS WL-566gM 240 MIMO Wireless Router, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, DHCP, DNS Proxy, PPPoE, PPTP, NTP, UpnP, NAT & SPI, TKIP, WPA2, Port, IP packet, URL Keyword, MAC address, EZSetup
Long summary description ASUS WL-566gM 240 MIMO Wireless Router:
This is an auto-generated long summary of ASUS WL-566gM 240 MIMO Wireless Router based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
ASUS WL-566gM 240 MIMO Wireless Router. Network standard: IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u. Management protocols: DHCP, DNS Proxy, PPPoE, PPTP, NTP, UpnP. Firewall security: NAT & SPI, Security algorithms: TKIP, WPA2, Filtering: Port, IP packet, URL Keyword, MAC address. Weight: 17.6 oz (500 g). Bundled software: EZSetup
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Ethernet Lan Features
Full duplex
A full-duplex system allows communication in both directions, and unlike half-duplex, allows this to happen simultaneously.
Ports & interfaces
I/O ports
An interface on a device to which you can connect another device.
4x 10/100 Ethernet LAN
1x 10/100 Broadband WAN
1x Power
Network standard*
The way in which the network is working, e.g. IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g.
IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u
Management protocols
Firewall security
Part of a computer system or network which is designed to block unauthorized access while permitting outward communication.
Security algorithms*
Security algorithms are used to provide authentication, cipher key generation, integrity and radio link privacy to users on mobile networks. The security algorithms supported are the ones that can be used with this product.
The type of filtering used.
Port, IP packet, URL Keyword, MAC address
Weight & Dimensions
Weight *
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
17.6 oz (500 g)
Packaging Content
Bundled software
Software distributed with another product such as a piece of computer hardware or other electronic device, or a group of software packages which are sold together. A software suite is an example of bundled software, as is software which is pre-installed on a new computer.
Other features
2.4 GHz
Networking features
Fast Ethernet, Wireless LAN
Output power
Max: 20dBm
Data transfer rate
Rate at which data can be transferred, usually measured in units per second. May vary with network configurations.
240 Mbit/s
Maximum data transfer rate
0.24 Gbit/s
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
8.43 x 6.89 x 1.42" (214 x 175 x 36 mm)
Management platform