CNET First Look
Buffalo WZR-D1800H AirStationBuffalo WZR-D1800H AirStation offers a taste of the new 5G Wi-Fi standard while supporting rest of the previous wireless specifications.
Guy's dongle here and today have something really need to showed that folks -- go through its name. -- and gentlemen this is the buffalo extreme performance wireless AC thirteen 10900. Get -- routes. And station W the 18100 AH there you -- I love every single letter of that. Now there's two things very important in the name for us is that and -- hundred. That means this router -- actually a true dual band wireless and router. -- expand offering up to for a -- -- -- the second. At the same -- now the second -- EC. Thirteen hundred. This is a very -- routes on the market does support the brand new 802 point eleven. -- Wi-Fi standard -- status also known as a five GB Wi-Fi. This is the thief. Generation of the Wi-Fi standard now -- worry -- support all of the Wi-Fi standards. Add me if you buy it right now and bring home all -- -- existing devices. IPhone iPad notable etc. -- -- that way they have always walked. However if you want to enjoy the new and faster -- standard -- -- also -- client that support these Stan. There is almost none of them on the market right now except for the one I have right here. Now this is the new media bridge also form buffalo that support the -- standard. Pay close attention however because these two boxes that look the same but one of them is a router a and the other one is -- media rich. The media -- connect to the router using bases connection and shed a connection to up to four ethernet devices. But the question is this only one routes and one media bricks how -- -- know if the performance. Is that of the router. Off both the clients. For now I can say that the the bases that it is a lot faster and the buffalo router here actually is also very fast when walking was -- -- and client. Expressly. On the five big hood -- That's a -- it come with it for our lab report and -- one port all of them -- Gigabit. I've yet -- is USB port to host an extra hard drive. And -- below here you price something very interstate. The -- -- that how that hat. On which defied the deep full permission of the -- this is always neat to get your -- well. Up and running on the bottom near the -- become what it detachable. Base to keep me in the political position you can take it off. And put it on pretty easily. That I do find that the -- not -- wide -- to keep the router from toppling quite easily on the -- at the router has three realize so the status of the router. Of the wireless network and the present -- the Internet. Are in fine asked this and one -- secure system button that house connecting all of -- buffalo devices to the network. This but also what we'd all -- the -- PST proxies. A few wondering Hamas is brand new router cost the good news is. Is cost exactly the same as all of the high end and back and would -- and router equipment to the very good deal for those who want to use -- -- for future AC devices. Without having to -- too much. For more information on performance and why hazy actually really cool take out the full review at cnet.com. Once the game aims double and this has been -- look as the very follows. -- -- -- -- --