The new and fast Wi-Fi standard continues to gain momentum with new products from home Western Digital And D-Link
D-Link reveals a compact 802.11ac adapter
In the 2.4GHz frequency, the adapter supports 300Mbps and 5GHZ at 867Mbps.
Since the number 1167 (300 + 867) is not very catchy, D-Link chose 1200 and called the DWA-182 Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter.
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Western Digital - New joins the 802.11 ac race
The 802.11ac standard is the next-generation WiFi standard, which operates at an 5GHz frequency and enables a theoretical speed of up to 7Gbps.
The device expands the 802.11n capability by using wider channels (up to 160MHz), greater number of spatial streams (up to 8) and more dense modulation (up to 256 QAM).
At this stage, the 802.11ac standard is in development and all products declared and in the market are compatible with its 3.0 or 4.0 draft.
The 802.11ac router you have connected Western Digital My Net AC1300 is identical to other products that support this standard. In the 2.4GHz frequency it provides a speed of 450Mbps and an 5GHz speed of up to 1.3Gbps. The router is based on Broadcom components and includes 4 inputs Network At the speed of the 1G, two inputs USB 2.0, which supports external disks and printers, and supports all the software used in modern routers.
WD's bridge, known as My Net AC Bridge, also includes 4 wired 1G inputs and allows connection of a variety of devices - computers, media streamers, TVs, etc.
The router ($ 190) and bridge ($ 150) are available for immediate purchase at select US stores and the Western Digital online store at http://www.wdstore.com.
Further information can be found in the company's press release Published.
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