Buffalo Americas, provider of external storage, network attached storage and networking solutions, announced the launch of three new AirStation Open Source DD-WRT wireless routers.
The AirStation AC 1750 WZR-1750DHPD, the the AirStation N600 WZR-600DHP2D, and the AirStation N300 WHR-300HP2D feature DD-WRT Linux-based firmware pre-installed, and provide low-level device management with increased network stability.
Each router is equipped with onboard amplifiers to provide maximum radio power for improved performance and range, ideal for consumers and business professionals operating high-bandwidth applications.
Buffalo's latest open source DD-WRT supports a great number of functionalities with simple setup and configuration.
"Consumers and business professionals are demanding increased access and control of their wireless network configurations," said Matt Dargis, COO at Buffalo Americas (USA), Inc. "We launched new open source DD-WRT models of the AirStation router to address this rising demand, giving users the ability to unlock advanced capabilities of their wireless routers at a cost effective price. These features, such as PPTP, OpenVPN and VLAN, allow network administrators and programmers to enable advanced features typically unavailable in consumer-grade wireless routers."
The Open Source DD-WRT provides advanced QoS controls for bandwidth allocation, WDS wireless bridging/repeating, DNS caching, RADIUS authentication for additional wireless security, Telnet and SSH Root access, plus the ability to set up as a Wi-Fi hotspot and to create multiple SSIDs.
AirStation AC 1750 Gigabit Dual Band Open Source DD-WRT Wireless Router WZR-1750DHPD is available now at $189.99, while N600 WZR-600DHP2D and N300 WHR-300HP2D will be available in early March, at $109.99, respectively $59.99.