The Zyxel NBG-460N does not provide encryption at the factory; the assistants do not require encryption. For the configuration menu of the wireless router but recommends a new password that allows access but also if you cannot change the default password.
The convenient encryption on a button, by WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) supports the Zyxel NBG-460N. He also features on board; you will not find at all the wireless routers: For example you can switch off time control the radio part of the Zyxel NBG-460N. Also can prevent wireless clients contact with each other. The same can be accomplished via the function IP Alias for the wired network. Finally, the Zyxel NBG-460N with also brings extensive filtering rules.
The three antennas of the Zyxel NBG-460N can be dismantled - it may be, for example, attach more directional antennas. Otherwise, the wireless router offers no more than the standard equipment you would expect in this price range. The Zyxel NBG-460N is recommended more for wireless professionals.
Additional menu items are for example only on the "Advanced Installation" unlock. Nevertheless, the configuration menu clearly only at first glance: In practice, one needs many clicks to achieve certain options - inconvenient for users who want to configure your wireless router quickly. The English manual on CD is not much help in the Configuration menu missing detailed help texts. Also included the Zyxel NBG-460N to the most power-hungry wireless routers in the test: When you transfer it drew 13 watts. And even without Wi-Fi transfers, he needed a proud 8.3 watts.