Linksys hack

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Linksys WRT54G hack using aluminium enclosure

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To save adding a power of ethernet injector used in reverse. The power can be tapped off pins 4 and 5 (+) and 7 and 8 (-) and fed to the power jack point.

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The two built in RP-TNC connectors are removed with a solder sucker a N-Type bulkhead female connector is then crimped onto the existing piece of pigtail.

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Two capacitors need to be removed to isolate the power circuit from the ethernet circuit. These are normally bridged into the ethernet circuit to remove any noise on the line.

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Aluminium case with mounting plate for mounting linksys board, notice white gland to seal ethernet cable and N-type builkhead mounted in in box.

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One built up box in the background and one box with linksys board removed in the foreground.