Buffalo launches trio of affordable Wireless-N devices able to get just about anything online

Tim Stevens
T. Stevens|08.10.10

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Buffalo launches trio of affordable Wireless-N devices able to get just about anything online
Is your wireless adapter pumping out signals using a letter designation lower than N? If so, think of all that delicious speed you're missing. Buffalo is here to give you a taste with three new Wireless-N devices, priced such that they'll fit into most budgets. First up is a fairly standard router, the WCR-GN, sporting 802.11n WiFi and four Ethernet ports in a cool white design for a mere $40. Then there's the WLAE-AG300N, a dual-port access point designed for making a pair of wired game consoles or the like wireless. That is a little more pricey, at $80, but the final product, the smallest of the bunch, brings us back down to $40. It's the WLI-UC-GNM, a USB 2.0 802.11n adapter that is barely bigger than the port it fits in, poking out just far enough for you to pull the thing back out again. All three are pictured in the gallery below, and all three should be shipping soon.

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Buffalo Adds New Cost-Effective Wireless Solutions to Its Portfolio

New Wireless Solutions Make Sharing and Streaming a Snap
AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of wired and wireless networking and network and direct attached storage solutions, today announced the newest additions to its wireless line-up, providing consumers cost-effective networking solutions that are easy-to-use and simple to install.
"Buffalo has always been committed to delivering high quality, high performance wireless solutions that consumers have come to rely on," said Ralph Spagnola, vice president of sales at Buffalo Technology. "With the latest additions to our wireless product portfolio, Buffalo is offering the best blend of robust value-model, entry-level and high performance wireless solutions on the market."
The Nfiniti™ Wireless-N Dual Band Ethernet Converter, Access Point and Bridge WLAE-AG300N is a versatile multifunction dual-band solution that can uniquely be configured to operate in three different modes. When configured as an Ethernet converter, the WLAE-AG300N simultaneously connects up to two wired devices to a wireless network; ideal for multimedia devices like gaming consoles, DVRs, video streaming hardware, etc. Additionally, WLAE-AG300N can be configured as an access point to create a wireless network or two units can be used to create a dedicated, high-performance 11n bridge or repeater, great for video streaming and extending the range of wireless networks. The WLAE-AG300N chassis has been streamlined for easy installation into just about any environment and dual-band 802.11n ensures high-performance data rates, whichever mode you configure the product in.
Buffalo's new compact N-Technology Wireless N150 Router and Access Point WCR-GN is a highly cost-effective router and access point that offers a sleek and convenient way to add high-speed wireless connectivity, up to 150 Mbps, throughout a house or home office simply and conveniently. With faster wireless data rates and more coverage than legacy 802.11 products, Buffalo's WCR-GN wireless solution provides sufficient bandwidth, range, and reliability for checking email and web surfing to streaming voice and music. Support for AirStation One-Touch Secure System (AOSS™) and Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (WPS) allows users to set up a high-speed, secure wireless network within minutes. Enjoy the freedom of high-speed Internet sharing and media streaming - wirelessly!
The N-Technology Wireless-N Ultra-Compact USB 2.0 Adapter WLI-UC-GNM, a follow-up to Buffalo's highly popular WLI-UC-GN, provides the smallest possible footprint in a wireless client. The WLI-UC-GNM is a lightweight, compact USB adapter that complements consumers' active lifestyles and easily upgrades any notebook or netbook to 802.11n. Measuring in at a quarter of an inch, the WLI-UC-GNM helps prevent accidental disconnection or damage by virtue of its unique and compact design.
Pricing and Availability
Buffalo wireless solutions are all backed by a limited one-year warranty that includes toll-free 24/7 technical support. The WLAE-AG300N, WCR-GN and WLI-UC-GNM will be available in August at estimated street prices of $74.99, $39.99 and $39.99 respectively.
About Buffalo Technology
Buffalo Technology (USA), Inc., based in Austin, Texas, is a leading provider of award-winning networking, storage, and multimedia solutions for the home and small business environments as well as for system builders and integrators. With almost three decades of networking and computer peripheral experience, Buffalo has proven its commitment to delivering innovative, best-of-breed solutions that have put the company at the forefront of infrastructure technology. For more information about Buffalo Technology and its products, please visit www.buffalotech.com.
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