Linksys WRT160NL Wireless-N Broadband Router with Storage Link

  • Linksys WRT160NL Wireless-N Broadband Router with Storage Link
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  • Thirdparty firmware support it, WirelessN 300 Mbps support, Detachable antennae
  • Good range, Quality-of-service that works, Allows you to install Linux apps
  • Upgradeable antennas, Linuxbased for your hacking pleasure


  • LAN ports only support 10/100 Mbps speeds, Wireless adapter is not bundled by default, No torrent client builtin by default
  • Not the greatest speed, No extra frills

Expert reviews and ratings

By PCWorld India on 74

On the whole, the Linksys WRT160NL Wireless Router is a good product with Wireless-N, detachable antennae, USB and third-party firmware support. The lack of Gigabit LAN ports may not make a practical difference for a lot of laptop users, yet this...

By LaptopMag on 70

This Linux-based router makes it easy to share storage devices and is ideal for...

By PC Authority on

A solid draft-n router with NAS and media-streaming features – though it’s a little on the slow side....

By SmallNetBuilder on

A few weeks ago, I had a call with Cisco to discuss the wireless test results in the WRT160NL review. Seems that Cisco had tried to reproduce my results using a similar setup and could not see the high throughput variation that I had encountered,...

By Web User on 30

If you’ve got a broadband connection and more than one computer, it makes sense to get a router. Competition is high in this field so manufacturers are tweaking their devices to add extra value. This one comes with a USB port to plug in memory and...

By PC Pro on 67

A good, solid draft-n router with handy NAS and media streaming features and a tempting price. Only the lack of an ADSL version counts against it...

By SmallNetBuilder on

Hackable Atheros-based draft 802.11n router running Linux OS with upgradeable external antennas and USB drive...

International Review By TechWorld on

Utan modifieringar fyller WRT-160NL det vardagliga behovet för privatanvändaren, men det finns andra, billigare trådlösa routrar med liknande egenskaper som inte har samma problem med avbrytande anslutningar och omstarter....

International Review By Hardware-Test on 73

Linksys har begået en rigtig fin router til hjemmenetværket, med fokus på nem installation, betjening og sikkerhed. Du kan låse dit netværk så ingen kan komme ind uden din aktive deltagelse, og du behøver ikke have en...

International Review By on 65

Da jeg første gang så denne router blev jeg mødt med positive tanke, pga. det flotte udseende, men som anmelder, ved man godt, at skindet ofte kan bedrage og det var til dels tilfældet i denne situation.Den interne kontroller er...

International Review By on

Jednoduchá krabice s routerem a základním nutným příslušenstvím - sami můžete vidět, že na rozdíl od mnoha konkurenčních výrobců nemá na sobě spousty...

International Review By BitCity on 90

Caratterizzato dalla consueta e particolare estetica comune a molto apparecchi Linksys, WRT160NL è un router con funzionalità avanzate destinato al piccolo ufficio o alla rete domestica di utenti evoluti. WRT160NL dispone infatti di uno switch...

International Review By Datormagazin on

Dig som är ute efter en okej draft-N-router som kan agera NAS och strömma film och musik....