Buffalo Adds Dual Band to its Wireless Portfolio

New DD-WRT Router Brings High Power Wireless-N on Both Bands

Jan 06, 2011, 09:00 ET from Buffalo Technology

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW -- 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 the AirStation™ Nfiniti™ Wireless-N High Power Dual Band Router & Access Point. The high power gigabit WZR-HP-AG300H is the latest addition to Buffalo's large, award winning, DD-WRT powered wireless portfolio, providing consumers cost-effective networking solutions with the most extensive and highest performance feature-set on the market.

"Buffalo has always delivered high quality, high performing wireless solutions that consumers have come to rely on," said Ralph Spagnola, vice president of sales at Buffalo Technology. "With the addition of the dual band WZR-HP-AG300H to our wireless product portfolio, Buffalo now offers the largest and most feature-rich family of DD-WRT powered wireless solutions on the market."

Serving millions of users worldwide, DD-WRT is the leading Linux based open source platform for wireless routers, enabling basic entry level equipment to act like enterprise products. With DD-WRT, Buffalo's WZR-HP-AG300H supports professional features like VPN (PPTP, OpenVPN), VLAN (tagging), Virtual AP (multi-SSIDs for multi-connection and security), RADIUS server, hot spot support, radio and access scheduling, iPv6 support, detailed monitoring and a host of other high-end features. Additionally, installation is quick and painless with an easy setup wizard and 24/7 US-based toll-free technical support.

The AirStation Nfiniti Wireless-N High Power Dual Band Router & Access Point is a versatile dual band solution that is the ideal Internet and network solution for the home and small office environments. Offering simultaneous wireless operation on both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands, the WZR-HP-AG300H is perfect for streaming HD movies, music, and e-mailing from multiple devices at the same time. Coupled with High Power technology, including an onboard power amplifier and optimized antennae, the WZR-HP-AG300H provides exceptional range and increased performance at range. With five gigabit ports, including the WAN and LAN, and wireless speeds up to 300 Mbps on each band, the WZR-HP-AG300H upgrades any existing wireless connection and provides greater coverage than traditional 802.11n. Additionally, WZR-HP-AG300N can be configured as an access point to create a wireless network on an existing network or two units can be used to create a dedicated, high-performance Wireless-N bridge or repeater, great for extending the range of existing wireless networks.  

Pricing and Availability

Buffalo wireless solutions are all backed by a limited two-year warranty that includes toll-free 24/7 US based technical support.  The WZR-HP-AG300N will be available in February at an estimated street price of $149.99.

About Buffalo Technology

Buffalo Technology (USA), Inc., based in Austin, Texas, is a leading provider of award-winning networking, storage, and multimedia solutions for the home and small business environments as well as for system builders and integrators. With almost three decades of networking and computer peripheral experience, Buffalo has proven its commitment to delivering innovative, best-of-breed solutions that have put the company at the forefront of infrastructure technology.  For more information about Buffalo Technology and its products, please visit www.buffalotech.com.

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