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D-Link Expands amplifi(TM) High-Performance Home Networking with New HD Media Router 3000 with Cloud Services and Wireless N PowerLine Gigabit Router

January 10, 2012

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — INTERNATIONAL CES — D-Link today expanded its award-winning line of amplifi(TM) high-performance home networking solutions to include the HD Media Router 3000 (DIR-857) with SharePort(TM) Cloud technology, and the Wireless N PowerLine Gigabit Router (DHP-1565). Offering industry-leading speeds of up to 900 Mbps, HD Fuel(®) for automatic bandwidth prioritization and new SharePort Cloud to remotely manage and share content, the D-Link(®) HD Media Router 3000 provides high-performance connectivity to support a range of bandwidth intensive applications. Delivering industry-exclusive 500Mbps PowerLine bandwidth, the D-Link Wireless N PowerLine Gigabit Router taps into a home’s existing electrical wiring to extend wired and Wi-Fi networking to hard-to-reach places for enhanced gaming, HD media streaming and super-fast Internet.

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“The latest additions to our amplifi line underscore the growing needs of connected homes – an ever-expanding list of bandwidth-intensive applications and instant access to personal content anywhere, anytime,” said Daniel Kelley, associate vice president of marketing, D-Link North America. “Whether gaming online, streaming HD media or extending your home network to multiple rooms, the new HD Media Router 3000 and Wireless N PowerLine Gigabit Router allow consumers to truly focus on enjoying and sharing their content at home or remotely.”

The flagship HD Media Router 3000 combines industry-leading data transfer rates of up to 900 Mbps[i] with HD Fuel technology to prioritize bandwidth and deliver uninterrupted 1080p HD video streams, lag-free online gaming, and ultra-fast downloads of large media files. Boasting a sleek design that fits any home environment, the high-performance N900 (N450 + N450) simultaneous dual band router also features exclusive USB 3.0 for 10x faster streaming than USB 2.0, and an SD card slot to share and access media across a network.

Joining the company’s new portfolio of cloud-enabled devices, the HD Media Router 3000 also features unique SharePort Cloud technology and SharePort Mobile apps to access, share and manage content between family, friends and devices from a single location. Consumers can access documents, photos, music, and videos using free native iOS and Android((TM)) apps for Apple(®) iPad(®), iPhone(®) and Android devices. In addition, for connecting a home entertainment system, the HD Media Router 3000 boasts 4 Gigabit ports with true Gigabit connectivity for industry-leading wired Ethernet speeds.

The Wireless N PowerLine Gigabit Router (DHP-1565) is ideal for homes or small offices where concrete walls, successive floors or other architectural impediments inhibit a wireless signal. Simply plug the Wireless N PowerLine Gigabit Router into an electrical outlet and the technology distributes broadband to Internet-enabled devices wirelessly or through the electrical wiring in a home at speeds of up to 500Mbps over the PowerLine AV network for superior HD video performance and up to 300Mbps over the wireless network. In addition, a USB 2.0 port with SharePort Plus technology enables users to connect and share USB printers and devices across a network.

More about the amplifi HD Media Router 3000

Named an International CES Innovations 2012 Design and Engineering Awards Honoree, the HD Media Router 3000 offers a range of features, including:

  • Two Gbps Bi-directional routing – True Gigabit speed
  • Industry-fastest N900 (N450 + N450) speed
  • Industry-exclusive HD Fuel automatic Quality of Service (QoS) for uninterrupted HD media streaming, gaming and Internet calls
  • Industry-exclusive USB 3.0 port for 10x faster streams than USB 2.0
  • SharePort Cloud technology lets users share and access media content such as videos, music and photos stored on a USB storage device or SDIO card both locally and remotely
  • SD card slot for sharing videos and media across a network
  • Four Gigabit Ethernet ports for blazing wired connectivity

More about the amplifi Wireless N PowerLine Gigabit Router:

Leading the way in PowerLine technology, the Wireless N PowerLine Gigabit Router offers a host of performance benefits, including:

  • Up to 500Mbps for PowerLine AV Network and up to 300Mbps for Wireless Network and 4 Gigabit Ethernet LAN Ports for great wired connectivity
  • USB 2.0 port with SharePort Plus for sharing USB printers or storage devices across a network
  • Intelligent Antenna Technology eliminates dead spots
  • Common Connect Button for easy PowerLine and Wireless Setup
  • Built-in QoS Engine for enhanced Internet experience
  • Whole-home coverage without unsightly cables

Availability and Pricing

D-Link’s amplifi HD Media Router 3000 and Wireless N PowerLine Gigabit Router will be displayed at the 2012 International CES, Jan. 10-13, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nev. The HD Media Router 3000 will be available in late-January with a retail price of $169.99 and the Wireless N PowerLine Gigabit Router will be available January with a retail price of $159.99 throughout D-Link’s network of U.S. e-tail and retail outlets, and at the company’s online store.

About D-Link

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).

amplifi, HD Fuel, SharePort, D-Link 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 © 2011. D-Link. All Rights Reserved.

[i] Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11 specifications. 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 will adversely affect wireless signal range. Wireless range and speed rates are D-Link RELATIVE performance measurements based on the wireless range and speed rates of a standard Wireless G product from D-Link. Maximum throughput based on D-Link’s 802.11n devices.


Source: PR Newswire