Find great deals for AT&T 2wire Wireless Router DSL Modem hg-b Gateway . Shop with confidence on eBay!. The surfboard issues a single IP address to the device attached to its ethernet port – it registers a single MAC address only. To extend with a. The HG-B ADSL modem / wireless router is broadband media-ready gateway, so you can enjoy Internet-based audio and video anywhere you like. You’ll.

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In a side-by-side comparison on a DSL line with speed issues, the 2-wire achieved significantly higher download speeds than an old Westell modem, somehow able to suck more pac kets through the wire. See all 3 refurbished listings. So leaving routed configured as it is, with the LAN connected to the cable modem, and the wireless card connected to the wireless on the 2Wire again, disable DHCP on this device.

Ratings and Reviews Write a review. I recently switched from DSL to cable Internet.

Do you have two network cards? The 2-Wires are plentiful and cheap, but I have had poor reliability – having had one used gateway conk out after about a year, and another two eBay buys that worked out of the box, but lost connection after a few hours.

wireless networking – How do I use a 2Wire HG-B as a router only? – Super User

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Both plugged into the PC how? It’s weaknesses are mostly confined to the router, 2wite I won’t go into them, because they have been covered ad nausium, and the adsl can be used with separate router. Any Condition Any Condition. This item doesn’t belong on this page.


I’m misspoke, connected to cable modem eouter ethernet cable.

2Wire 2701HG-B 54 Mbps 4-Port 10/100 Wireless G Router

Browse the Fouter using your wireless devices when connected to its 54 Mbps Wireless G channel and game with confidence using its wired interface, so you can do away with the risk of wireless signal interruptions ruining your experience.

Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Post as a guest Name. Kevin 59 3 4 Companies based in San Jose, California Technology companies established in Defunct networking companies Networking companies of the United States establishments in California. Purchased this router as a backup for an identical one that I currently use. I’ve taken the rrouter one apart and am simply putting it in another enclosure An excellent DSL modem with wireless at an unbeatable price.

This means the item has been inspected, cleaned, and repaired to full working order and is in excellent condition. That 2wire modem likely uses ISP branded firmware. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. I will give this a try.

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It works for me. The following year, in the spring of2Wire launched MediaPortal, a multi-service media platform that integrates DSL and satellite services. I have 27001hg-b 2 Westell W’s which, for no obvious reason ceased to function. In the few weeks that I’ve had this installed there have been no problems with it whatsoever. Great while it works The HG-B has pretty much all the features you might want in a gateway, as long as you’re good with I can not rate the reliability higher now, but if it keeps on going for a year I’d definitely give it a 5 star reliability rating.

The modem came with no setup instructions whatsoever but the some odd page manual was easy enough to find on the internet. San Jose, CaliforniaUnited States. Email Required, but never shown.


A quick scan of DSLReports reveals countless issues with this modem, especially in nonstandard setups. I tried hooking up the cable modem directly to the Ethernet port of the PC, then turning on the 2Wire, but as soon as I did, it “took over” and I could no longer connect to the Internet.

If you plan on using this with a fixed IP address it will help if you know something about setting up a DSL modem. Simon Sheehan 7, 12 42 The following year, in January2Wire delivered a wireless residential gateway. Overall, for a DSL modem with built in wireless that works well at this price – rouer simply can’t get a better deal.

I don’t think it will work, the surfboard is “stupid”, so it doesn’t behave like a proper router. 2701hgb can do this via trial and error easy enough. Views Read Edit View history.

This item may or may not be in original packaging. I did order a second one though it arrived with 2 of the prongs broken from the power adapter. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The modem works well and the interface is easy to navigate.

Ah yes, this wizard does for you what the instructions above would have done. Was the 2wire also plugged into 2wirf cable modem with the PC? One of their gateways, thehad issues with the power supply, prompting Bell Canada to proactively swap the power supplies to their customers in In fact, many DSL subscribers recommend using it only as a modem “bridge mode”.

Does it effectively dial up, or do you just plug it in? I was sent a replacement power adapter that was not for the modem – 2701hf-b was for 2ire mobile phone