Beware Reviewed by Tim Bovingdon , 17 May This thing just works, WPA support is fine, range is good. Accessing your router’s configuration interface To connect to your router’s web interface, follow these steps: On reflection and given the slight price difference I would suggest buying the buffalo anyway to allow future additions, even if you are not planning any currently. Important Information Regarding Reviews All customer reviews and comments are subject to our Customer reviews terms and conditions. Consumer feedback is provided for customers of the site to exchange information and views.
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Once the power light stops blinking, the unit has been reset and is ready to use.
However, as a compromise, you will have to enter the SSID every time that you connect a device to the network. Also this SMC is a bit lightweight and flimsy so only gets 3 thumbs. Fast transfer speeds across the network when used as an ethernet bridge, no loss of signal or degradation even after switched on for a whole day in use.
Open a web browser, such as Google Smcwebbt-g, and enter the IP address of your router in the address bar. Extremely pleased with it. Quite possibly this is my mistake for not researching enough.
How to Configure and Reset SMC SMCWEBT-G Router
The only negative is that the web setup made the bridge reboot with virtually every change. On reflection and given the slight smcqebt-g difference I would suggest buying the buffalo anyway to allow future additions, even if you are not planning any currently. As it can connect to any pc, laptop or gamestation like a ps2 or xbox ,etc. But setting it up was very frustrating and time consuming process.
The wizard failed continually and I had to switch to manual configuration which the instructions tell you how to dobut just felt it was unecessary. I tried to apply a firmware upgrade to this device because we moved over to WPA, taking head of all the suggestions when doing it; it locked up on the second sequential firmware update and I am currently left with a device that does nothing.
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Accessing your router’s configuration interface To connect to your router’s web interface, follow these steps: This was my main reason to smvwebt-g the SMC over some of the others. We recommend to use a different name because a default name unnecessarily identifies the make of your router, making it easier for attackers to break in. Very good, once it was finally set up Reviewed by Richard Spooner24 November I had hoped that this would allow me to connect a wired network to a wireless one, inc router.
This smcwebh-g is not mandatory.
SMC SMCWEBT-G Mbps Wireless Ethernet Bridge
Once this was done the set-up wizard worked fine. Important Information Regarding Reviews All customer reviews and comments are subject to our Customer reviews terms and conditions. This thing just works, WPA support is fine, range is good. A request to their technical support department has yielded 0 replies and that was a month ago.
The web site is open to the public and so feedback should be worded appropriately. Consumer feedback is provided for customers of the site to exchange information and views. It will only allow one device to be connected and recognised at once.
My device was on v1.
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Review Reviewed by Vince Smith13 July This may be changed at will by unchecking the corresponding box in the settings. I’d give it five thumbs for it’s functioning and performance.
SMC SMCWEBT-G 108Mbps Wireless Ethernet Bridge
In use, the device is excellent – rock solid stability, good performance, and small enough to be discretely hidden away. The unit will reboot automatically. The first benefit is that all the rooms in your house have the same access to the Internet.
Some SMC routers come with default network names with the smcwebtg of the manufacturer.