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Buffalo AirStation Extreme AC1200

Buffalo AirStation Extreme AC1200
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Buffalo AirStation Extreme AC1200 review: specs and price

Buffalo AirStation Extreme AC1200
Buffalo AirStation Extreme AC1200
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Why is Buffalo AirStation Extreme AC1200 better than the average?

  • WiFi speed
    866MB/svs506.02MB/s
  • LAN ports
    4vs3.72
  • Warranty period
    3vs1.75
  • USB ports
    1vs0.81
  • Height
    34mmvs41.65mm

Top specs and features

General info

1.LAN ports

4

With more LAN ports you are able to connect more computers to the network directly using LAN cables.

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8

2.WAN ports

1

A WAN (Wider Area Network) port is most commonly used to connect the router to the Internet. It can also be used to connect to an external private network.

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2

3.weight

580.6g

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Asus WL-330NUL

17.5g

4.warranty period

3

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

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10

5.USB ports

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

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2

6.width

212mm

Best

Asus WL-330NUL

21mm

Performance

1.WiFi speed

866MB/s

A higher maximum Wi-Fi speed results in better performance. This is measured in megabytes per second.

Best

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2000MB/s

2.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Buffalo AirStation Extreme AC1200

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

3.Has dual-band technology
Buffalo AirStation Extreme AC1200

Dual-band devices can transmit data quickly on the newest 5GHz band, using recent standards (eg. 802.11n, 802.11ac). They can also use the older 2.4GHz band if needed.

4.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Buffalo AirStation Extreme AC1200

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

Security

1.Has a URL filter
Buffalo AirStation Extreme AC1200

URL filters are particularly useful if you want to allow different web access depending on the time of day, for instance allowing employees to use personal email outside of working hours.

2.Has MAC address filtering
Buffalo AirStation Extreme AC1200

This is a security feature in which network access is granted to devices based on their unique MAC address. It can provide increased security, but it can be a risk if the user loses the device.

3.Has WPA2-PSK
Buffalo AirStation Extreme AC1200

WPA2-PSK is a method of securing your network using WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2) as well as a Pre-Shared Key (PSK) password. This was designed for home users without an enterprise authentication server.

4.Has parental control
Buffalo AirStation Extreme AC1200

Parental Control is a router-based Web filtering solution that will allow you to block any internet content you wish to keep from your computer.

Features

1.power consumption operation

11.4W

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

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1W

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