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Techdata: Asus WL-550gE

This device is NOT RECOMMENDED for future use with OpenWrt due to low flash/ram.
DO NOT BUY DEVICES WITH 4MB FLASH / 32MB RAM if you intend to flash an up-to-date and secure OpenWrt version (18.06 or later) onto it! See 4/32 warning for details.

1) This device does not have sufficient resources (flash and/or RAM) to provide secure and reliable operation.
This means that even setting a password or changing simple network settings might not be possible any more, rendering the device effectively useless. See OpenWrt on 4/32 devices what you can do now.

2) OpenWrt support for this device will end after 2019.
19.07 will be the last official build for 4/32 devices. After 19.07, no further OpenWrt images will be built for 4/32 devices. See OpenWrt on 4/32 devices what you can do now.

Devices with Broadcom WiFi chipsets have limited OpenWrt supportability (due to limited FLOSS driver availability for Broadcom chips). Consider this when chosing a device to buy, or when deciding to flash OpenWrt on your device because it is listed as supported. See Broadcom WiFi for details.

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Dataentry

Device Type:
WiFi Router
Brand:
Asus
Model:
WL-550gE
FCCID:
https://fcc.io/MSQ/WL550GE
Availability:
Discontinued
Supported Since Rel:
10.03
Supported Current Rel:
18.06.5
Unsupported Functions:
WiFi 2.4GHz partly
Target:
brcm47xx
Subtarget:
legacy
Package architecture:
mipsel_mips32
Bootloader:
CFE
CPU:
Broadcom BCM5352E
CPU Cores:
1
CPU MHz:
200
Flash MB:
4
RAM MB:
16
Ethernet 100M ports:
5
Ethernet Gbit ports:
-
Switch:
Broadcom BCM5352E
VLAN:
Yes
Modem:
-
WLAN Hardware:
Broadcom BCM5352E
WLAN 2.4GHz:
b/g
WLAN 5.0GHz:
-
WLAN driver:
b43
Detachable Antennas:
1
Bluetooth:
-
USB ports:
-
SATA ports:
-
Video ports:
-
Audio ports:
-
Phone ports:
-
Serial:
Yes
Serial connection parameters:
¿
JTAG:
¿
LED count:
7
Button count:
2
GPIOs:
-
Power Supply:
5 VDC, 2.0 A
Device Page:
wl550ge
WikiDevi URL:
https://wikidevi.com/wiki/ASUS_WL-550gE
Firmware OpenWrt Install URL:
http://downloads.openwrt.org/releases/18.06.5/targets/brcm47xx/legacy/openwrt-18.06.5-brcm47xx-legacy-asus-wl-550ge-squashfs.trx
Firmware OpenWrt snapshot Install URL:
http://downloads.openwrt.org/snapshots/targets/brcm47xx/legacy/lede-brcm47xx-legacy-asus-wl-550ge-squashfs.trx
Installation method(s):
Asus Firmware Restoration tool, CFE TFTP recovery, see devicepage
Recovery method(s):
Asus Firmware Restoration tool, CFE TFTP recovery
Picture:
picture: wl550ge.jpg

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toh/hwdata/asus/asus_wl-550ge.txt · Last modified: 2019/11/13 21:51 by tmomas