D-Link Shipping Combo Powerline 11n Router

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Tim Higgins

D-Link said it has started shipping a combination 802.11n / HomePlug AV router introduced at January’s CES.

The DHP-1320 Wireless-N PowerLine Router ($129.99) combines a 2.4 GHz 802.11n access point, router with three-port 10/100 switch and integrated 200 Mbps HomePlug AV networking. The DHP-1320 uses Atheros’ Hy-Fi combination wireless and powerline networking technology.

Other features include Wi-Fi Protected Setup, QoS "engine", WEP / WPA / WPA2 wireless encryption and IPv6 support.

D-Link DHP-1320

D-Link also announced availability of three HomePlug AV accessory products. The DHP-346AV PowerLine AV 4-Port Switch ($99.99) combines a HomePlug AV adapter and four-port 10/100 switch and the DHP-307AV PowerLine AV Network Starter Kit ($139.99) is a kit of two HomePlug AV adapters.

The DHP-W306AV PowerLine AV Wireless N Extender ($119.99) is a combination HomePlug AV adapter and 2.4 GHz 802.11n access point. It can be used with any HomePlug AV adapter to connect an Ethernet device to a powerline network. Or its wireless access point can connect via powerline back to the DHP-1320 to form a multi-AP network.

D-Link DHP-W306AV

All these products are available now. All prices quoted are MSRP.

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