Today D-Link have announced a new Wireless N Dual Band MediaBridge. What is it? Read on….
The Wireless N Dual Band MediaBridge is ideal for connecting up to four Ethernet-enabled devices to your wireless network, such as your entertainment center equipment including your smart TV, game console, Blu-ray player, and media player.
What this product does
The Wireless N Dual Band MediaBridge® enables the creattion of a new wireless network or to extend your existing wireless network coverage. With 4 ports, you can instantly connect up to 4 Ethernet-enabled devices. You can place the DAP-1513 in your entertainment center to connect them to your wireless network, include devices such as game consoles (Xbox, PS3), Digital Video Recorders DVR’s, and whatever else you might need in your entertainment center.
High Speeds and Dual Bands
Capable of speeds up to 300Mbps* and dual band coverage. This device is ideal for streaming HD videos, online gaming, sharing music, photos, movies and other files around your home network. The 5GHz band helps avoid interference and ensures smooth video streaming or online gaming, while you surf the Web or share photos on the 2.4GHz band.
Double the usage
You can connect the DAP-1513 to an existing wired network to enable wireless connectivity in your home, or use it to extend a wireless network to the farthest corners of your home, providing wireless coverage throughout your entire home.
Here is the full press release:
D-Link Announces Wireless N Dual Band MediaBridge®
For Simple and Easy Expansion of a Wireless Home Network
Wireless Bridge Enables Consumers to Add Up to Four Devices to a Home Wireless Network
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. – May 25, 2011 – D-Link® today announced its new Wireless N Dual Band MediaBridge® (DAP-1513), allowing consumers to easily expand a home network by wirelessly connecting up to four devices. Equipped with 802.11n technology, 2.4 GHz and 5GHz dual-band, for an enhanced media experience and a four-port Fast Ethernet switch, the DAP-1513 is ideal for connecting a wide range of network-ready devices for streaming HD videos, playing online games and sharing music, photos, movies, and more within a home network.
Featuring selectable dual-band to offer flexibility on how to best connect to the home network, the DAP-1513 can bridge a wireless signal from either a 2.4GHz or 5GHz network. Consumers can choose from the 5GHz band, ensuring smooth video streaming or online gaming with less interference, or the 2.4GHz band, ideal for surfing the Web or sharing photos. In addition, Intelligent Quality of Service (QoS) automatically organizes and prioritizes network traffic according to bandwidth needs to ensure a smooth connection over both wired and wireless networks.
“The Wireless N Dual Band MediaBridge allows consumers to quickly and easily expand their home wireless networks to connect PCs, game consoles, media players, and more without running any messy cables,” says Daniel Kelley, associate vice president of consumer marketing, D-Link North America. “And, dual-band connectivity makes it ideal for streaming HD video content, whether you’re watching your favorite shows or battling with friends in an online game.”
The DAP-1513 offers four Fast Ethernet 10/100 ports for fast wired connectivity, supports WPA™ and WPA2® security standards and features Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) for push-button security and top-of-the-line encryption from possible Internet threats. And with 24-hour support for basic installation available seven days a week, it’s never been easier to expand a home network.
Availability and Pricing
The DAP-1513 Wireless N Dual Band MediaBridge is now available for an MSRP of $119.99 (U.S.) and $99.99 (Canada) throughout D-Link’s vast network of retail and e-tail outlets in North America, including Fry’s and Micro Center, and at the company’s online store, http://www.dlinkshop.com.
D-Link is the global leader in connectivity for home, small business, mid- to large-sized enterprise environments, and service providers. An award-winning designer, developer, and manufacturer, D-Link implements and supports unified network solutions that integrate capabilities in switching, wireless, broadband, storage, IP Surveillance, and cloud-based network management. For more information visit www.dlink.com, www.dlink.ca or connect with D-Link on Facebook (www.facebook.com/dlink) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/dlink).