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This review is from: IOGEAR GPSU21 1-Port Print Server RJ45 USB 2.0
Cons: Almost impossible to set up
Other Thoughts: I'm willing to work with hardware that isn't well documented and is somewhat finicky, but this is just a piece of garbage. There is no documentation regarding the default setup parameters, so unless one is willing to ping 255 potential addresses (assuming the default is on the 192.168.1.x subnet), the ONLY way to get to the device is via the IOGear installation utility which uses some layer below TCP to hunt for the device's MAC address. And simply put.... the setup utility is a piece of junk. It was completely unable to find the device on my network, even after removing all but the device and a single PC.
Don't waste your time and money on this. Get a different one.
Pros: Worked as expected out of box.
Cons: Failed within 4 months of installation.
Other Thoughts: Installed 2 units in a Netgear ReadyNAS server in a RAID mirror. Lucky that I set up the RAID as one of the units failed dead within 4 months of installation. I can't recommend any device which fails so soon after I purchased it. Furthermore, NewEgg doesn't appear to handle any returns on warranty items, so now I have to either deal with Western Digital RMA department or fork out $$ for another drive. Either way, I lose.READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: LINKSYS DMA2200 Media Center Extender with DVD
Pros: Does what it's supposed to do.
Cons: Why not just buy an Xbox360 instead ? It has the Windows Media Center built in just like this device, but it also has the gaming, Netflix, and other features that this lacks.READ FULL REVIEW