Buffalo’s Airstation 1750 Router and 1300 Wireless Bridge Releasing In The UK
12/06/2012 | Nicholas Griffin
Buffalo creates some pretty amazing wireless routers, with one of the best being Airstation 1750, which offers 3X faster speeds than 802.11n with speeds of up to 1300 Mbps, so you can see why we where excited when we heard the router will soon be released in the UK.
Alongside its speed the AirStation is also extremely secure with both AOSS and WPS security to provide a speedy and secure setup process.
Broadcom have been working closely with the company to get the product released in the UK, the GM of Broadcom, Michael Hurlston says this about the router:
“5G WiFi will improve the HD video streaming experience with its higher speeds, enhanced range and increased reliability,”
“Buffalo Technology’s products using Broadcom’s chipsets give consumers the fastest, most robust wireless networking solutions available.”
Alongside the 1750 Buffalo will also be releasing the AirStation 1300 Wireless Bridge, which allows you to extend the capabilities of your wireless network and connect up to four wired devices to your network away from your router.
Both devices are available now at Dabs and eBuyer priced around £199 To find out more check out the press release below.
BUFFALO’S 802.11AC WIRELESS SOLUTIONS LAUNCH IN EMEA
Next Generation Wireless Technology Delivers Wireless Gigabit Speeds up to Three Times Faster
London UK, Embargoed until 10am GMT 12th June 2012: Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of wired and wireless networking and network and direct attached storage solutions, today announced that the AirStation™ 1750 Wireless 802.11n+11ac Gigabit Dual Band Router WZR-D1800H-EU and AirStation™ 1300 Wireless 802.11n+11ac Gigabit Dual Band Media Bridge WLI-H4-D1300-EU wireless media bridge are now available for purchase from select online partners. Based on Broadcom’s 5G WiFi chips and first unveiled on the show floor at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, WZR-D1800H-EU and WLI-H4-D1300-EU offer speeds up to three times faster than 802.11n and are fully backward compatible with 802.11a, 11b, 11g and 11n to ensure interoperability with legacy devices.
Operating in the 5 GHz spectrum, 802.11ac offers transfer speeds up to 1300 Mbps, ideal for uninterrupted HD video streaming and concurrent Internet access. Along with gigabit speeds, Buffalo’s 802.11ac products with improved radios feature improved reliability and produce better in-home coverage than at any other time for ultra-portable devices such as tablets and smart phones along with traditional Windows/Mac clients. As 5G WiFi proliferates into phones and tablets, the WZR-D1800H-EU will enable even better coverage as well as incredibly fast download times, improving the battery life of all clients.
“Buffalo is again the forerunner of wireless networking, delivering the world’s first WiFi router leveraging 802.11ac technology in a cost-effective, high performance package,” said Paul Hudson, Sales Director for Northern Europe at Buffalo Technology. “Along with Broadcom, we continue to demonstrate our commitment to innovate by providing a no-compromise, future proof wireless infrastructure for consumers’ digital worlds.”
“5G WiFi will improve the HD video streaming experience with its higher speeds, enhanced range and increased reliability,” said Michael Hurlston, Broadcom’s SVP and GM of the Wireless Combo Connectivity line of business. “Buffalo Technology’s products using Broadcom’s chipsets give consumers the fastest, most robust wireless networking solutions available.”
Creating a sanctuary of wireless connectivity, the Buffalo AirStation 1750 Wireless 802.11n + 11ac Gigabit Dual Band Router WZR-D1800H-EU provides a dependable, high quality signal for simple syncing between mobile devices, data-heavy streaming of HD movies from online services and everything in between. AirStation WZR-D1800H-EU boasts amazing speeds of up to 1300 Mbps on the 5 GHz band, and it integrates a class leading 2.4 GHz 3×3 802.11n radio providing backward compatibility and offering speeds up to 450 Mbps. With a total aggregate wireless throughput up to 1750 Mbps across the 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz bands, AirStation WZR-D1800H-EU frees consumers from the conventional networking restrictions of wired Ethernet cables, wireless network bottlenecks and other radio activity, providing the ultimate in wireless performance. Available at a price comparable to current Wireless-N solutions, WZR-D1800H-EU provides fast, simultaneous dual band operation for compatibility with current wireless devices with the future proofed security of next generation wireless networking, 802.11ac, built in.
In conjunction with WZR-D1800H-EU, Buffalo is shipping the AirStation 1300 Wireless 802.11n + 11ac 4-Port Gigabit Dual Band Media Bridge WLI-H4-D1300-EU, a versatile dual band media bridge that extends the capabilities of wireless networks. Consumers can now connect up to four network-enabled wired devices, such as media players and gaming consoles to their 802.11ac network. Equipped with two wireless radios, WLI-H4-D1300-EU supports 802.11ac and 802.11n, operating in the 5 GHz or 2.4 GHz spectrum. On the 5 GHz band, 802.11ac offers transfer speeds up to 1300 Mbps, ideal for faster, uninterrupted HD video streaming and concurrent Internet access from other connected devices. Dual band 802.11n operation at 450 Mbps on each band offers greater bandwidth for high speed access and streaming from multiple devices simultaneously. With four gigabit Ethernet ports and backward compatibility with 11a, 11b, 11g and 11n, WLI-H4-D1300-EU offers extreme performance for high speed data streaming.
To learn more about 5G WiFi, please visit www.5GWiFi.org