Configure your WR703n with a switch (or two)

Martin Melchior has been experimenting with switch-selectable configurations for a TP-Link TL-WR703n router. The setup allows for quick changes in configuration dictated by changes in location or circumstances. It allows the router’s use as a Ethernet to WiFi bridge (Access point), since it’s handy to have your own WiFi at a friend’s house or hotel; […]

TL-WR702N as Arduino shield

Dirk has written an article detailing how to make a simple Arduino wireless shield using  the TL-WR702N wifi router: There’s always the need for cheaper Arduino equipment and there’s always the need for wireless activities in your project. But an Arduino wireless shield costs much. Everyone of us has got an ethernet shield. They are […]

BSidesRI video: modding the TP-Link WR703N router

At the recent BSidesRI conference in Rhode Island, USA, James Edge presented an overview of the TP-Link WR703N wireless router, and how it is modifiable akin to the WRT54G. (The manufacturer’s website does not contain documentation for the 703N. The linked doc is for the 702N, which has many of the same features and functions […]

Resurrecting a WRT54G router with a launchpad

Lalalandrus over at the 430h forum shares his experience  debricking a WRT54G router  with a MSP430 Launchpad: I ported the code to a MSP430. Changing pinouts should be relatively straight forward in the DEFINES. . The router is fixed but took literally days, backing up the 128k CFE took three days even though I didnt need it. Wrtiting is a […]

BP writing U-Boot to TP-Link WR741ND router flash

Musti is a fan of the Bus Pirate and writes to share his method for using it to unbrick a TP-Link wireless router. The router had been bricked during a failed firmware upgrade, and Musti was able to desolder the FLASH memory chip and rewrite the bootloader to it using BP along with Flashrom. Get […]