Choosing a lab router?

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Hi all,

I'm about to start studying for the CCNA Wireless exam (640-721), can
anyone recommend a good Cisco wireless router? I was thinking along the
lines of the 851W?

TIA, Jason

Re: Choosing a lab router?

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I am not familiar with the exam however, I would
be concerned that you might be better off with an
Access Point. This will very likely cost more.

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Thanks for the advice. Not sure whether an access point is worth a purchase
as I've only scimmed through the sylabus, I think a wireless router would
be pretty much essential though as there is a lot of config which has to be
done through IOS.

My non-wireless Cisco 837 router seems to have stopped working so I'm using
an old 3Com for the time being but I'd really like to get a decent Cisco
SoHo router which I can use for the exam & future studies. I've still got
all my old 2600 & 2500 routers & a couple of 2950 switches from my CCNA
ICND studies.

If anyone has taken the CCNA Wireless exam & can make a recommendation I'd
really appreciate it?

Thanks, Jason

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