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Cisco’s Linksys and Belkin are well worth the $50 you shell out, supporting Wi-Fi protected access for wireless network security. The best wireless routers under $50 even come with broadband, Firewall and DHCP servers and are best suited for home use.

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TP-Link TL-WR702N

TP-Link TL-WR702N 150Mbps Wireless-N Nano Router


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TP-Link TL-WR702N
NetGear WN1000RP
TP-Link TL-MR3020
Belkin F5D7234-4-TG
TP-Link Tl-wr1042nd
TP-Link TL-WR702N 150Mbps Wireless-N Nano Router
NetGear WN1000RP (606449083057) Wireless Router
TP-Link 3G/3.75G TL-MR3020 (845973051709) Wireless Router
Belkin F5D7234-4-TG Wireless Router
TP-Link Tl-wr1042nd (845973050627) Wireless Router
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Release Date
May 2012
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Router Functionalities
Firewall, DHCP Server, VPN Pass-Thru
Firewall, DHCP Server
VPN Pass-Thru
Firewall, VPN Pass-Thru, DHCP Server, Wireless Access Poin
Connectivity
Wireless
Wireless
Wireless
Wireless
Wireless
Included Adapter
Power adapter - External
Power adapter - External
Power adapter - External

  • Tiny and affordable, the TP-Link 150Mbps Wireless N Nano Router makes a great companion for mobile users needing to share their hotel room's Internet with wireless clients.


  • The TP-Link 150 Mbps Wireless N Nano Router is a very good traveling companion for those who need flexible and ubiquitous wireless connectivity but sloppy documentation is likely to frustrate those not experienced in configuring Wi-Fi.


  • While most of us won't see such drastic cuts in download speeds, it may be worth considering a more robust router for your permanent home connection, especially if you have a very fast broadband connection.
    For those on more modest connections, and certainly for those who want to take a router with them as they travel, then the TP-Link 150Mbps Wireless N Nano Router is an excellent device.


  • TP-Link's TL-MR3020 is a useful and portable tool for sharing a 3G web connection, and it offers very good value in comparison to similar products. We found consistent and reliable performance in our tests. The router isn't locked to a mobile network, although it's worth checking that your USB dongle is compatible before you buy by going to the TP-Link website and searching for 3G/3.75G USB Modem Compatibility List.


  • A great travel router thatâ??s let down by its inability to recognise some 3G modems.


  • The TL-MR3020 is an affordable way of sharing a 3G broadband connection, and has plenty of other useful features.


Top 5 wireless router under $50:

  1. TP-Link TL-WR702N 150Mbps Wireless-N Nano Router
  2. NetGear WN1000RP (606449083057) Wireless Router
  3. TP-Link 3G/3.75G TL-MR3020 (845973051709) Wireless Router
  4. Belkin F5D7234-4-TG Wireless Router
  5. TP-Link Tl-wr1042nd (845973050627) Wireless Router