Product News: Communication Systems & Equipment
Portable Router and Charger creates instant hotspot.
Press Release Summary:
March 11, 2014 - Incorporating Wireless AC750 technology, Model DIR-510L allows users to create Wi-Fi hotspots from existing internet connection, whether it is 3G/4G, Wi-Fi, or Ethernet, while on-the-go. mydlink™ SharePort® app lets users upload, download, and stream multimedia and documents to storage drive attached to one of router’s 2 USB ports. Delivering total of 750 Mbps using combined throughput of 2.4 and 5 GHz bands, 802.11ac router includes 4,000 mAh rechargeable battery for charging mobile devices.
Original Press Release
D-Link Now Shipping World's First Portable 11AC Router and Charger
Press release date: March 3, 2014
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, California — D-Link today announced that it is now shipping the world’s first portable 11AC router, the Wi-Fi AC750 Portable Router and Charger (DIR-510L). This latest addition to the D-Link® family of connectivity solutions allows mobile users to quickly and easily create a Wi-Fi hotspot from an existing internet connection, whether that be 3G/4G, Wi-Fi or Ethernet, while on-the-go. For added convenience, the Portable Wi-Fi Router also features a high-capacity 4,000mAh rechargeable battery that can charge mobile devices. Additionally, with the free mydlink™ SharePort® mobile app, users can upload, download and stream multimedia and documents to a storage drive attached to one of the Portable Router’s two USB ports from anywhere in the world.
Incorporating the latest Wireless AC750 technology, the Wi-Fi Portable Router and Charger offers users fast speeds and a range of advanced features, ensuring superior range and data transfer to and from connected devices. Leveraging dual band technology to bypass radio congestion and interference, the DIR-510L can deliver a total of 750Mbps using the combined throughput of its 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands. In addition, each band can operate as a separate Wi-Fi network, providing the ability to customize a network according to connectivity needs and even configure a guest zone to provide Internet access to visitors without providing access to the rest of the network. The DIR-510L provides instant sharing of any Internet connection with the added security of a firewall while connected to shared public connections.
“The demand for ubiquitous Wi-Fi in today’s increasingly connected world makes the Wi-Fi AC750 Portable Router an essential addition to any traveler’s kit,” said Ken Loyd, director of consumer product marketing, D-Link Systems, Inc. “Leveraging the latest 11AC Wi-Fi technology, which boasts speeds up to three times faster than Wireless N, the DIR-510L ensures high-performance range and data transfer speeds for the ultimate in on-the-go connectivity.”
More About the DIR-510L
The DIR-510L delivers several advanced product features for mobile users to easily connect, share and charge on-the-go, including:
-- High-Capacity Battery – Built-in 4000mAh rechargeable battery keeps gadgets charged and ready for use, including tablets
-- Two USB Ports – Allows for simultaneous file sharing and 3G/4G/LTE modem connectivity; plug in a 3G/4G/LTE USB modem to share an Internet connection or use a USB flash drive to stream content to various mobile devices
-- mydlink SharePort – Allows users to stream content from a connected USB drive to multiple mobile devices using the free mobile app
-- Easy Setup – Automatically detects connection type – broadband router, mobile router, hotspot – for optimal speed and savings; user-friendly interface stores connection details to help keep all devices connect automatically
-- Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) and Built-in DLNA Server – Streams multimedia smoothly and securely across devices and appliances, including smart TVs, gaming consoles and media PCs1
Availability and Pricing
The Wi-Fi AC750 Portable Router and Charger (DIR-510L) is now available on Amazon.com, Frys.com, and throughout D-Link’s vast network of retail and e-tail outlets for $99.99 EDLP. Detailed specifications are available online at www.dlink.com/DIR-510L.
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, or connect with D-Link on Facebook (www.facebook.com/dlink) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/dlink).
D-Link, mydlink, SharePort and the D-Link logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of D-Link Corporation or its subsidiaries. All other third-party marks mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners. Copyright © 2014 D-Link. All Rights Reserved.
1 Available in a future update
Maximum wireless signal rate derived from draft IEEE 802.11ac specifications. D-Link makes no warranties as to forward compatibility with future standards or compatibility with draft 802.11ac devices from other manufacturers. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental factors may adversely affect wireless signal range. Up to 750Mbps wireless speeds achieved when connecting to other 802.11ac devices.