First Look: D-Link DHP-1320 Powerline Router
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First Look: D-Link DHP-1320 Powerline Router

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The D-Link DHP-1320 Powerline Router is the first all-in-one wireless router that support all wired, wireless and powerline network devices.

-A wireless router can generally handle both the wireless clients, such as a laptop or a smartphone, and wired clients, such as a desktop computer. Now, it would be even better if it could handle a powerline connection, too. Hello, my name is Dong Ngo and this is the first all-in-one router of that kind, the DHP 1320 Wireless N PowerLine Router from D-Link. The router is slightly different from other wireless routers. The biggest difference, however, is its power supply, which is inside the router itself. This power supply is also now dubbed a powerline adapter, allowing its power cable to also work as direct cable for a powerline connection. This means, in order to create a powerline connection, you only need just one adapter at the far end corner, instead of two. Other than that, the DHP 1320 is a single-band wireless N router that has a built-in USB port. This port can be used with D-Link's SharePort technology and allows any USB device to work with a network computer as though it worked connected to the computer directly. The router has 2 antennae on the back where you'd also find the on/off button and a switch that quickly changes the device's function between a router and an access point. The router is now available for $120. As usual, however, you should check out the full review at before buying it. Once again, my name is Dong Ngo and this has been the first look at the DHP 1320 Wireless N PowerLine Router from D-Link.

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