D-Link ha lanciato di recente il router dual-band RangeBooster DIR-628. La nuova device offre connettività 802.11n WiFi sia a 2.4GHz che a 5GHz ed è capace di passare da una banda all'altra in funzione del throughput di rete. Ad esempio questo router può lavorare a 2.4Ghz qualora il network debba gestire ambiti applicativi quali e-mail e web browsing, per poi passare a 5GHz per lo streaming HD e per il gaming on line.
L'MSRP di questo router, che è già disponibile presso i principali store internazionali, è pari a $119.99, con conseguente ESP (Estimated Street Price) pari a $100.
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FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., June 23, 2008 - D-Link, the end-to-end networking solutions provider for consumer and
business, today introduced the newest product in its award-winning RangeBooster N® line of 11n Wi-Fi solutions, the DIR-628, a competitively priced solution for creating a powerful
home network optimized for high-definition (HD) video streaming, file sharing, VoIP calls, gaming and Web surfing.
affordable DIR-628 launched with an MSRP of $119.99, giving the product an estimated street price (ESP) of under $100. The
router offers dual band 802.11n Wi-Fi technology with selectable 2.4GHz or 5GHz radio bands, enabling users to create a
high-performance network tailored to their needs and applications. A typical scenario could include checking email and
sharing a broadband Internet connection using the common 2.4GHz band and then switching to the less crowded 5GHz band for
more bandwidth-intensive applications such as streaming HD movies throughout the home or playing online games. It also
includes D-Link's Quality of Service (QoS) engine that prioritizes time-sensitive network traffic to enable smooth VoIP
phone calls and responsive gaming.
"With its switchable 802.11n dual band technology, this new 11n router is a
powerful solution for building out a digital home capable of driving a wide range of applications," said A.J. Wang, Chief
Technology Officer, D-Link. "It offers superb range and performance for anyone seeking to enhance network access at an
extremely affordable price."
The D-Link RangeBooster N Dual Band Router supports the latest wireless security
features to help prevent unauthorized access, be it from over the wireless network or the Internet. It carries support for
WPA™ and WPA2™ standards to ensure the best possible encryption, regardless of client devices. In addition, the
RangeBooster N Router utilizes dual active firewalls (SPI and NAT) to help prevent potential attacks from across the
The DIR-628 is easy to install and use with the D-Link Quick Router Setup Wizard or using Wi-Fi Protected
Setup™ (WPS). It is backward compatible with 802.11g and 11b devices including game consoles and digital media
For more information on the new DIR-628 11n router, visit www.dlink.com/DIR628.
Price and Availability
The D-Link DIR-628 is available now in select retail stores, including Best
Buy, Circuit City and Frys' Electronics; with wide spread availability through D-Link's network of retail, etail and
catalog partners beginning later this week. The DIR-628 has a MSRP of $119.99 and ESP of under $100.
Source: D-Link Press Release