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WPN824 RangeMax™ Smart MIMO Wireless Router
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Category : wireless routers
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Included since: 16 Sep 2006
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Info modified on: 01 Mar 2016 09:35:01
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Long product name Netgear WPN824 RangeMax™ Smart MIMO Wireless Router:
The short editorial description of Netgear WPN824 RangeMax™ Smart MIMO Wireless Router
RangeMax™ Wireless Router

Marketing text Netgear WPN824 RangeMax™ Smart MIMO Wireless Router

The official marketing text of Netgear WPN824 RangeMax™ Smart MIMO Wireless Router as supplied by the manufacturer
- Up to 10x faster coverage and speed compared to 802.11g
- 7 internal antennas continually survey the environment to optimise coverage
- Eliminates Dead-spots using Smart MIMO* technology
- Adapts to avoid interference, signal reflections & physical barriers
- Network range extended by up to 400 feet
- Improves range & speed of existing wireless devices by up to 50%

Wireless Connectivity - Range Matters
The WPN824 RangeMax™ Wireless Router adjusts to interference and the physical barriers in your home to deliver up to 500,000 square feet of coverage. With RangeMax™ wireless dynamic connectivity there is no need to spend extra money on range extenders, repeaters and external antennas. There is also no need to throw away your older wireless devices; RangeMax™ is compatible with 802.11b, 802.11g and SuperG™ products and will boost their range and speed by up to 50%.

New Technology - Smart MIMO
RangeMax™ is an advanced Smart MIMO (Multi-in, Multi-Out) technology that uses seven internal antennas. The RangeMax™ WPN824 wireless router constantly surveys your home or office environment for physical barriers and interference: The RangeMax™ router adapts on the fly, adjusting the wireless signal to compensate for these performance blockers. For example; if you carry your laptop from the living room to the study, RangeMax™ automatically senses the change and selects from over 100 possible antenna configurations to deliver you the fastest, clearest connection! Everyone will enjoy consistently high-speed connections, everywhere in your house - no dropouts and no wireless dead spots.

NETGEAR ensures that every computer, laptop or console user connected to your wireless network can work and play safely. The WPN824 RangeMax™ Wireless router comes with a double firewall, WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) encryption and WPA-PSK (Wi-Fi Protected Access, Pre-Shared Key) security. These security features add powerful safeguards against unauthorised usage.

Easy Set-up
NETGEAR's Smart Wizard™ makes the set-up of the RangeMax™ wireless router easy and hassle-free. Smart Wizard automatically detects your ISP's network settings, then walks you through each step of the installation process.
Short summary description Netgear WPN824 RangeMax™ Smart MIMO Wireless Router:
This short summary of the Netgear WPN824 RangeMax™ Smart MIMO Wireless Router data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Netgear WPN824 RangeMax™ Smart MIMO Wireless Router, WPA-PSK, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, Double Firewall, 2 VPN end-to-end tunnels (IPSec), Windows 98, Me, NT, 2000, XP, MAC OS, NetWare, UNIX, Linux, 223 x 153 x 31 mm
Long summary description Netgear WPN824 RangeMax™ Smart MIMO Wireless Router:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Netgear WPN824 RangeMax™ Smart MIMO Wireless Router based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Netgear WPN824 RangeMax™ Smart MIMO Wireless Router. Networking standards: IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g. Security algorithms: WPA-PSK, Firewall security: Double Firewall, VPN support: 2 VPN end-to-end tunnels (IPSec). Weight: 500 g. Compatible operating systems: Windows 98, Me, NT, 2000, XP, MAC OS, NetWare, UNIX, Linux, Dimensions (WxDxH): 223 x 153 x 31 mm, Power requirements: 12V, 1.0 A
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Networking standards*
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
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.
Firewall security
Part of a computer system or network which is designed to block unauthorized access while permitting outward communication.
Double Firewall
VPN support
2 VPN end-to-end tunnels (IPSec)
Weight & dimensions
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.
500 g
Other features
Power requirements
12V, 1.0 A
Outdoor range
400 feet
Maximum data transfer rate
0.108 Gbit/s
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
223 x 153 x 31 mm
Minimum system requirements
Internet Explorer 5.0/Netscape 4.7
2.4GHz 802.11b/802.11g Wireless Adapter
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows 98, Me, NT, 2000, XP, MAC OS, NetWare, UNIX, Linux
I/O ports
An interface on a device to which you can connect another device.
5 x 10/100 (1 Internet & 4 LAN)