Featured Articles

Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia GTX 980 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

Nvidia adjusts GTX 980 and GTX 970 pricing

It appears that Nvidia has been feeling the pulse of the market and took some note from comments regarding the original…

More...
iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

iPhone 6 and 6 Plus reviews are up and they are good

Apple is dancing the same dance year after year. It releases the iPhone and two days before they start shipping it…

More...
Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon announces three new tablets

Amazon has just released three new tablets starting with the $99 priced 6-inch Kindle Fire HD6. This is a 6-inch tablet…

More...
PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

PowerColor TurboDuo R9 285 reviewed

Today we will take a look at the PowerColor TurboDuo Radeon R9 285. The card is based on AMD’s new…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Monday, 19 December 2011 10:50

TRENDnet to showcase 802.11ac WLAN router

Written by Fuad Abazovic



866 Mbps / 1300Mbps


TRENDnet, a company known for its network products, has decided to show something cool at CES 2012. We got word that company plans to show its new 1300 Mbps 802.11ac Wireless Routers and Adapters.

Since 450Mbit routers with three antennas are the best you can do today, this sounds like a huge leap forward. It is not clear if the company comes with 866Mbps or 1300Mbps first, as the 802.11ac standard is still under development but the actual products based on this new standard are promised for late 2012, early 2013. It will probably come close to CES 2013.

So, the new 802.11ac standard has yet to be finalized, but the slowest you can expect from a one-antenna device, e.g. handheld at 80MHz channel is about 433Mbps. If you add eight antennas, the current maximum for the 1600MHz standard, again at maximum frequencies per channel, all operating at 6GHz you can score an astonishing 6.93 Gbits/second.

This is all of course on paper and the actual real life speed will be slower, thus it will take a while until we see actual products based on this new standard in stores. Still, seeing a demonstration of 1300 Mbps 802.11ac in a few days sounds exciting. The official announcement is expected on January 9th.

Fuad Abazovic

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments