[CES 2014] Buffalo came to the International Consumer Electronics Show with a variety of networking and storage products, its got one more up its sleeve. Apart from announcing a portable wireless HDD and network attached storage devices, Buffalo has also unveiled its new wireless networking devices that bring affordable support for the latest 802.11ac wireless standard.
The AirStation AC 1200 Dual Band wireless router WHR-116D is one of those devices. The increased bandwidth offered by the router allows for faster access to online media content, much needed nowadays due to the influx of multiple Wi-Fi enabled devices in every household with demand for faster streaming of HD content to multiple devices on the rise.Billed as an ideal device for creating an affordable high speed 802.11ac wireless network, the Buffalo AirStation AC 1200 Dual Band wireless router provides concurrent dual band AC 1200 operation with 866 + 300Mbps speeds. It can connect with any Wi-Fi enabled device, be it a PC, Mac, smartphone, tablet etc. The router also features a gigabit WAN port for high speed internet up to 1000Mpbs.
It offers flexible wireless connectivity for streaming HD movies and music, downloading files and normal tasks such as emailing and surfing the web. Symantec’s Norten ConnectSafe web filtering and parental control software is present, offering users peace of mind when they’re online.
Setting up the router is easy, even with multi-level wireless encryption options, the step-by-step wizard will have it up and running in a matter of minutes. Buffalo AirStation AC 1200 Dual Band Wireless Router will go on sale in Q2, 2014 for $89.99.