Linksys Wireless AP Router 4-Port (BEFW11S4 ver. 3)

The Linksys wireless access point router with 4-port switch (also known as the "Wireless Router", Model BEFW11S4) connects your wireless network to a high-speed broadband internet connection and a 10/100 Fast Ethernet backbone. The wireless router enables users to share cable or DSL Internet access, files or printers as well as play games and music with the freedom and convenience of wireless mobility.
The Linksys wireless access point router can be configured thru a web browser.

Linksys BEFW11S4 ver. 3 specifications

  • Supports a high data rate up to 11 Mbps on Wireless connections
  • Supports Universal Plug-and-Play for easy configuration
  • Capable of up to 128-bit WEP encryption
  • Support enhanced security using NAT firewall, ZoneAlarm Pro and PC-cillinTM Software
  • Access your network remotely over the Internet through virtual private networking
  • Suports IPSec and PPTP pass-through
  • Administer and upgrade the router remotely over the Internet
  • Configurable as a DHCP server on your network
  • Advanced security management functions for port filtering, MAC Address Filtering, and DMZ hosting
  • Includes one Ethernet cable to connect to a cable or DSL modem
  • 2.4GHz-compliant equipment
  • Wireless operating range:
    • Indoors: up to 91m (300')
    • Outdoors: up to 457m (1500')
    Note: distance and connection speed may vary depending on environmental conditions
  • Standards:
    • IEEE 802.3 (10BaseT)
    • IEEE802.3u (100BaseTX)
    • IEEE802.11b (Wireless)
  • Protocol: CSMA/CD
  • Channels:
    • 11 Channels (US, Canada)
    • 13 Channels (Europe)
    • 14 Channels (Japan)
    Note: Restrictions for use in France. Only channels 10 (2457MHz), 11 (2462MHz), 12 (2467MHz) and 13 (2472 MHz) can be used. A license may be needed for both indoor and outdoor use.
  • Ports/ Buttons:
    • WAN: one 10Base-T RJ-45 port for cable/dsl modem connection
    • LAN: four 10/100 RJ-45 switched ports and one shared uplink port
    • Reset button
  • Speed (Mbps):
    • WAN: 10 (Half Duplex)
    • LAN: 10/100 (Half Duplex), 20/200 (Full Duplex)
  • Cabling Type: UTP category 5 or better
  • TX Power: 19 dbm
  • Thoughput (average): 4.2 Mbps
  • Receiver Sensitivity (Typical):
    • 1Mbps 0-5 BER @ -89dbm
    • 5.5Mbps 10-5 BER @ -83dbm
    • 11Mbps 10-5 BER @ -79dbm
  • Leds indicators:
    • Power, WLAN Act, WLAN Link
    • WAN: Link, Act, Diag for WAN
    • LAN: Link/Activity, Full Duplex/Collision, 100
  • Topology: Star (Ethernet)
  • Connectors: 2 Antenna Connectors (antenna's can be screwed off)

  • Dimensions 186mm x 154mm x 62mm (7.31" x 6.06" x 2.44")
  • Unit Weight 0.56 kg. (19.2 oz.)
  • Power Input External, 5V DC, 2.5A
  • Certifications FCC Class B, CE Mark
  • Operating Temperature 0ºC to 40ºC (32ºF to 104ºF)
  • Storage Temperature -20ºC to 70ºC (-4ºF to 158ºF)
  • Operating Humidity 10% to 85%, Non-Condensing
  • Storage Humidity 5% to 90%, Non-Condensing
Minimum system requirements:
  • Windows 98 SE, Millennium, 2000, or XP PC equipped with: TCP/IP Protocol, Internet Explorer 4.0 or Netscape Navigator 4.7 for web-based configuration
  • a CD-ROM Drive
  • an Ethernet Adapter with a UTP CAT 5 Network Cable
  • Cable or DSL Modem with Ethernet Connection and Internet Access
For more information, visit the Linksys web site at:

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