What is the difference between belkin wireless routers 7230 and 7231?
I'm a bit confused about two Belkin products: F5D7230-4 and F5D7231-4. The 7230 mentions "54g" technology, but they both look like the same unit with the same specs and are backward compatible with 802.11b. Is this a software upgrade or something else? Can anyone guide me?
The main difference between the two Belkin Routers i.e Belkin wireless F5D7230-4 and Belkin wireless F5D7231-4 is in its technology and hardware. Although a common user at home may not feel a significant due to the Bandwidth he is using but there are certain differences that set these two Belkin Routers apart. I will discuss the major advantages and functionality of each in this segment. Follow the below details to know the difference. Difference between Belkin wireless F5D7230-4 and Belkin wireless F5D7231-4 Belkin F5D7231-4 ( High-Speed Mode Wireless G Router ) Belkin F5D7230-4 ( 802.11g Wireless DSL/Cable Gateway Router )
Belkin Wireless F5D7231-4: Functions and Advantages: •It helps to Connect your cable or DSL modem to allow your computers to share broadband Internet access, music files, printers, and hard drives. • It is 35% faster than 802.11g. • It has been allotted 6-months of free built-in Parental Control/Web Content Filtering. • It has 6-months of free Pop-up, Adware, and Spyware Blocker. • Advanced security features including WEP and WPA. • Complies with 802.11g standards, backward compatible with 802.11b products.
Belkin wireless F5D7230-4: Advantages • It helps to Creates a network in your home or office without cables • It gives 6 months of free Parental Control web content filtering-secure and thus help you secure your home or office from harmful Internet sites • It Offers backward-compatibility with all 802.11b devices • It helps to Set up easily with Belkin Easy Install Wizard-automatically and detects Internet settings and then self-adjusts the Router to get you online in under 3 minutes • It Ensures data and network security with wireless 64- and128-bit WEP encryption. • It Uses NAT and SPI firewall to protect the network from outside intrusions by hackers. • It also works with Macintosh and PC computers. • It also supports computers running Linux or Unix OS. • It Comes with a Belkin Lifetime Warranty and free, 24-hour technical support. Hopefully, the above-given set of functionalities and advantages helped you in determining the major differences between the two Belkin routers. In case you did not understand any part or have a question regarding the same then feel free to revert back with your query and I will be glad to respond and help.