Netgear WG602 Wireless-G Access Point

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  • Access Point
  • Wireless
  • 54 Mbps
  • Extend your wireless signal by adding a WG602 in repeater mode

Product Description

Netgear WG602 Wireless-G Access Point

NETGEAR WG602 54Mbps Wireless Access Point

Up to 5x Faster and Backward Compatible with 802.11b Wireless Networks
The NETGEAR WG602 Wireless Access Point lets you add IEEE 802.11g wireless access to your network. With its high-speed data transmission of up to 54 Mbps network users can share a broadband Internet connection, access e-mail, download large files, videoconference, and distribute and play digital images, videos, and MP3 files. Easy to set up and use, NETGEAR's Smart Wizard™ install assistant makes installations a cinch. And with Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA-PSK) security, you can rest assured that your wireless network communications are private. High-Speed
The NETGEAR WG602 simultaneously supports both IEEE 802.11b and 802.11g standard devices and networks. This dual mode capability protects your 802.11b wireless investment and, at the same time, has you ready for the up to five times faster 802.11g. The NETGEAR WG602 provides connectivity to a wired or wireless network for expanded bandwidth. Higher speeds expedite large file downloads and facilitate videoconferencing and the distribution and playing of high-quality multimedia content. Secure
The NETGEAR WG602 provides the highest available level of industry-standard WEP encryption or WPA-PSK: 128-bit for both 802.11b and 802.11g devices. MAC address authentication offers enhanced security by ensuring only authorized users can access the network. Dependable
The NETGEAR WG602 can perform 'dynamic rate shifting' automatic adaptation to environmental conditions which allows the WG602 to achieve the fastest possible connections. Thorough testing ensures quality and reliable operation, which Netgear's backs up with a solid 3-year warranty.  
Product Highlights
  • Up to 5x faster and backward compatible with 802.11b Wireless Networks
  • 128-bit WEP encryption ensures that all your wireless communication remains private
  • Connect two LANS wirelessly using the bridge mode
  • Extend your wireless signal by adding a WG602 in repeater mode
  • Easy set-up with NETGEAR's unique Smart Wizard install assistance

Wireless Features
  • Supports bridging and WDS repeater mode **
  • Complies to IEEE Specifications
    - 802.11b 11Mbps
    - 802.11g  54Mbps
  • 2.4GHz Frequency Range
  • Up to 54Mbps Data Rate
  • Wi-Fi Multimedia Quality of Service (WMM)
  • Wireless Encryption
    - 128-bit WEP
    - WPA2-PSK 802.11i
  • 1 x 2dBi Omni-Directional Antennas
    - Detachable Reverse SMA

  • 28 x 175 x 118 mm
    (1.1 x 6.9 x 4.7 in.)

LAN Ports
  • RJ-45 10/100 Ethernet Port

Manufactures Warranty
  • 3 Years

Package Contents
  • Netgear WG602 V3 54Mbps Wireless Access Point
  • UK Power adapter
  • Ethernet cable
  • Resource CD
  • User's guide
  • Warranty card
  • Support information card

** Only works with another G602

Technical Specification

Netgear WG602 Wireless-G Access Point

Processor / Memory / Storage

Hard Drive None.

Expansion / Connectivity

Interfaces 1 x 100Base-TX - RJ-45


Power Device External power adapter

Software / System Requirements

Min Processor Type Intel Pentium
Software Included Drivers & Utilities
OS Required Microsoft Windows 98 Second Edition / Windows ME, Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP


Device Type Radio access point
Width 17.5 cm
Depth 11.8 cm
Height 2.8 cm
Weight 0.3 kg


Form Factor External
Connectivity Technology Wireless
Data Transfer Rate 54 Mbps
Line Coding Format DBPSK, DQPSK, CCK, 64 QAM, BPSK, QPSK, 16 QAM, OFDM
Data Link Protocol Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g
Frequency Band 2.4 GHz
Encryption Algorithm 128-bit WEP, 40-bit WEP
Compliant Standards IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g


Antenna External detachable
Antenna Qty 1


Cables Included 1 x network cable
Compliant Standards FCC Class B certified

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support NETGEAR lifetime warranty

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 60 °C
Humidity Range Operating 5 - 95%

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