For CES 2014, TRENDnet is announcing their newest wireless router to be demoed at the titular trade show. The TRENDnet AC1900 Dual Band Wireless Router – model TEW-818DRU – will sport a 1 GHz processor, high power radio amplifiers for extended wireless coverage, and Gigabit Wireless AC networking speeds. TRENDnet is billing this as the ultimate router for your wireless home.
According to the press release, the router uses all Gigabit ethernet ports, plus a single USB 2.0 and 3.0 port so you can share both storage and printers across your network. All of this performance will set you back about $259.99 US but will come with a 3 year warranty.
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Full press release is available below.
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TORRANCE, Calif. – Jan. 3, 2014 –TRENDnet, a best-in-class wired and wireless networking hardware brand, today announces from the 2014 International CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, the extreme performance AC1900 Dual Band Wireless Router, model TEW-818DRU – which offers unmatched performance, powered by a 1 GHz processor, high power radio amplifiers for extended wireless coverage, and Gigabit Wireless AC networking speeds. The TEW-818DRU is designed to provide the optimum wireless experience in a busy connected home.
TRENDnet’s TEW-818DRU creates two extreme performance wireless networks – an ultimate performance 1.3 Gigabits per second (Gbps) Wireless AC network, to connect all Wireless AC devices over the fastest wireless speeds available today; and an extreme performance 600 Megabits per second (Mbps) Wireless N band, to connect everyday wireless devices such as tablets, smart phones, and computers.
High performance wireless amplifiers maximize wireless home coverage and Beamforming technology directs the highest wireless signal strength to each user’s specific location. On the wired side, the router features all Gigabit Ethernet ports. It also offers one USB 2.0 port and a 5 Gbps USB 3.0 port, to network high performance USB 3.0 storage devices and other peripherals.
The wireless networks and management interface are pre-encrypted with unique passwords – thereby eliminating the opportunity for hackers to access the device using unchanged default login credentials. A new management interface quickly provides users with key information in a visually intuitive format.
“The average home has over eight wireless connected devices,” stated Zak Wood, director of global marketing of TRENDnet. “The TEW-818DRU is designed to effortlessly handle the demands of not only today’s, but also tomorrow’s connected home.”