Cracking open the Linksys WRT54G wireless router

Main circuit board

The main board hosts numerous circuits, the radio antennae connectors, Ethernet ports, the Broadcom CPU that powers the unit and Hynix RAM, among other items. Note that the main board is still attached to the unit's plastic bottom.


Erik Eckel owns and operates two technology companies. As a managing partner with Louisville Geek, he works daily as an IT consultant to assist small businesses in overcoming technology challenges and maximizing IT investments. He is also president o...

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