Tag: 802.11ac

Got a D-Link DIR-850L to replace DIR-845L

Got DIR-850L at London Drugs. It is only $10 more than the one I got, DIR-845L at Costco. I did not see the benefits of SmartBeamTM Technology. So I spend $109 to get a new router with 802.11AC support. 802.11AC is a new standard. See new technologies data from Wiki. Extended channel binding Mandatory 80 MHz

How to choose the right router

To choose the router or upgrade your home network, first you should know what standard you need. There are three main standards on market now. Standard Max Speed 802.11g 54Mbps 802.11n 600Mbps 802.11ac 1.3Gbps 802.11g was introduced many years ago, I wrote a post eight years ago related the wireless network. 802.11ac is still a