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Runs a solid version of DD-WRT with printing and auto-mount USB support if you're willing to do the work. At $35, you can't beat the price. Purchases one for a client, one for a sibling, and one for myself over the past year or two.
I did some research and decided to purchase this modem because it was relatively cheap, had wireless (Although not Wireless N, it still fit my needs) and could be flashed to a different firmware if I eventually decided to do so. Overall the router works as advertised, and comes with a lot of features for a relatively cheap price. I would recommend this router to anyone looking for a home wireless router unless they needed Wireless N.
I've used one of these on my network for 3 years without any issues running Tomato ND w/ USB. I only use the wireless for 802.11g devices (phones, older laptops etc) but the signal is strong all over the house and speeds are decent.
Flashed to dd-wrt works great no complaints, the flash itself is easy, wading through 9 million different articles and opinions as to how to flash and what version to use... annoying and confusing. Definitely not recommended for the non tech person.
Bought this router 2 days ago, and spent 3 HOURS!!!!! trying to get it working with my Shaw High Speed. Could not do it. Even worse, it would screw up when enabling wireless, and that would take me 10 minutes to re-set, or get it back to working.
I used to have DD-WRT on a linksys WRT54G-V5 and that died.I read good things about this router so I bought it. It works great with Tomato and the QOS and bandwidth tracking features are nice. The QOS is essential if you do P2P and VOIP on a connection with limited bandwidth. This router is also capable of MLPPP with Tomato.
This is probably the best budget router you can buy. It's cheaper than the WRT54GL and has the same hardware almost. It's always been stable and I have 30Mbps internet. Downloading is always constant with Megaupload Premium. I own 2 of these and 1 WRT54GL and if I ever need another router, I'd buy another WL520GU
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