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Router Project? Answered

On one of my recent bike rides I came across an old (I assume from size) network router. Now being a collector of anything electronic I stored it in my back pack for future use...However as I began to think, I realized I had no idea what to do with the thing. 

Here is the most basic infromation on the router:

- Made by SMC
- Called: BARRICADE SMC7004VWBR
- Wireless network router, with a standard four ports on the back
- Made in Taiwan (just thought that might be important)

So does anyone have any idea on what I can do with this router? I already have a wireless router at home so that use it already filled. 

And yes, it is fully functional.

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TXTCLA55lemonie

Answer 7 years ago

Perhaps, but how much do you think its worth?

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lemonieTXTCLA55

Answer 7 years ago


It's worth what someone will actually pay for it, putting a cash value on things is often meaningless.
Amazon are listing "used" from $20

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orksecurity

7 years ago

There are some routers which can be flashed with new software to make them more general servers. As far as I know, this isn't one of them.

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TXTCLA55

Answer 7 years ago

Yea, I was going to gut it at first, but I wanted to see if there was anything usefull/cool I could do with it. Thanks for your help.

Cheers
- TXTCLA55