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D-Link ANZ launches a new range of high-performance routers
Wed, 20th Sep 2017
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D-Link ANZ has launched its two newest routers, the DIR-882 AC2600 ‘EXO' MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Gigabit Router and the DIR-878 AC1900 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Gigabit

D-Link ANZ MD Graeme Reardon said, “These two new routers are packed with premium features, faster speeds and support for more devices providing the perfect combination of performance and ease of use. D-Link are bringing the latest Wi-Fi technology to the market at an affordable price point.

The D-Link AC2600 MU-MIMO ‘EXO' Wi-Fi Router (DIR-882) promises dual-band speeds of up to 2533Mbps, a high performance dual-core processor for powerful wired and wireless network speeds, and AC SmartBeam technology which tracks connected devices for enhanced Wi-Fi speed and range.

The router also features USB 3.0 and 2.0 ports to allow remote access to private storage to stream videos, photos, music, and files throughout the home. In addition, the router includes the latest MU-MIMO (Multi-User Multiple Input Multiple Output) technology, which provides a high-bandwidth Wi-Fi signal to multiple devices at the same time.

Reardon added, "The DIR-882 AC2600 EXO Router is the latest high-performance router in our line-up, sitting between our flagship AC5300 DIR-895 router, and the new DIR-878, and is specifically designed for 4K streamers and gamers. It also enables users to reliably maintain the strongest Wi-Fi signal on multiple devices at one time, whether streaming, gaming, surfing the web, or working from home.

The AC2600 EXO Router supports up to four data streams to maximise connection speeds to multiple devices simultaneously. Users can play an online video game on one device, while streaming 4K HD videos to another device at the same time, all with less buffering and lag for an optimal user experience throughout a home.

The DIR-878 AC1900 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Gigabit Router is a powerful wireless networking solution designed for Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) environments. The DIR-878 brings fast Wi-Fi speeds of up to 1900Mbps.

The router's gigabit ethernet ports allow wired connections for devices such as Network Attached Storage (NAS), media centres, and gaming consoles.  Like the DIR-882, the DIR-878 brings a host of new technologies including 802.11ac MU-MIMO technology, to create a noteworthy wireless networking experience.

The AC2600 EXO MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Router (DIR-882) is priced at AUD$349.95 or NZ$399.99. The DIR-878 AC1900 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Gigabit Router is priced at AUD$299.95 or NZ$349.99. Both routers are available online from the local D-Link site and can also be found at all authorised D-Link retailers and resellers in Australia and New Zealand.