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Old 06-01-2015, 04:39 AM   #1
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[News] Networking @ CES 2015

Exciting times again @ this coming CES 2015

Networking manufacturers are all out to gun down the next king of hill router supremacy

Some of the announced routers are

1). DLink AC5300 AC5300 ULTRA Wi-Fi Router (DIR-895L/R ~ Upoming



2). DLink AC3200 ULTRA Wi-Fi Router (DIR-890L/R) ~ Available





3). AC3100 ULTRA Wi-Fi Router (DIR-885L/R) ~ Upcoming



Comparsion



Upcoming routers are using the next gen Broadcom 4x4 solutions. See next post.

4). DLink Death Star DWA-192 AC1900 Wi-Fi USB Adapter



Source ~> http://www.smallnetbuilder.com/other...-announcements
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Broadcom announced its 4x4 AC solution at CES 2015.

Broadcom finally joined Quantenna and Qualcomm to offer a 4x4 MU-MIMO capable chipset. The BCM4366 incorporates multiple 802.11ac Wave 2 features, including a MU-MIMO.

For retail Wi-Fi access point routers, the BCM4366 is coupled with the BCM47094 network processor SoC, which has a 1.4 GHz dual core ARM processor and USB 3.0 with 100 MB/s USB storage performance

The new offerings also include the BCM53573 and BCM47189 dual-band 2x2 5G WiFi SoCs for lower cost mid-range residential routers, wireless repeaters, power line and MOCA Wi-Fi bridges. These two new SoCs integrate a 2x2 802.11ac radio on a single chip with a CPU and Ethernet switch.

Of course, the perpetrator of the "TurboQAM" technology that quickly moved the AC Wi-Fi bar from AC1750 to AC1900 for top-shelf routers had to have something to make router makers look at its way-late-to-market 4x4 AC solution. That something appears to be NitroQAM modulation, which could be behind the unusually high top speeds D-Link is claiming for its just-announced DIR-895L/R AC5300 and DIR-885L/R AC3100 ULTRA Wi-Fi Routers.

Other features of the BCM4366 5G WiFi 4x4 MU-MIMO radio chip include:

Capable of 8x8 5G WiFi XStream configuration with 8 client MU-MIMO support
Dedicated hardware for enhancing video distribution while maintaining best-in-class data performance
Enhanced receiver performance in the presence of interference for better range
Enables 160MHz aggregation for mobile devices taking upload and download speeds to the next level
Zero Wait DFS allows access points to connect to more 5 GHz channels and achieve higher capacity to deliver better performance

Feature bullets for the BCM53573 and BCM47189 2x2 AC SoCs:

Integrated 2x2/1+1 5G WiFi with CPU, FE switch and USB
Concurrent frequency operation in 2.4 and 5 GHz bands for routers
High performance ARM CPU & PCIe to enable handling simultaneous dual-band 5G WiFi
RGMII to enable GigE
iPA and ePA support

Everything is currently sampling.

Source ~> Broadcom Joins The 4x4 AC Fight Club - SmallNetBuilder
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Old 06-01-2015, 04:41 AM   #3
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Linksys

1). Linksys WRT1200AC



The WRT1200AC is an AC1200 class router running on a 1.3 GHz dual-core Marvell Armada CPU. Like its WRT1900AC big brother, the WRT1200AC has Gigabit WAN (1) and switched LAN (4) ports, eSATA/USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports for storage and printer sharing and upgradable external dual-band antennas. It's "planned" ship date is April and will list for $179.99
2). Linksys EA8500



Moving on to other router news, those of you who bought the first round of 4x4 "MU-MIMO" ready routers may soon regret your purchases (and don't say I didn't warn you). Linksys is touting its new EA8500 AC2600 Dual Band 4x4 Router as the first "production" 4x4 AC MU-MIMO router. It is powered by a 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon dual-core processor, has Gigabit Ethernet ports and one each eSATA, USB 2.0 and 3.0 ports.

I asked Linksys what they meant by "first", given the release of its E8350 AC2400 Dual-Band Gigabit Wi-Fi Router [reviewed] a few months ago. They said the EA8500 will be its first 4x4 AC router to ship with MU-MIMO enabled. Linksys wouldn't comment on when the E8350 will get its MU-MIMO feature enabled.
Source ~> http://www.smallnetbuilder.com/other...-announcements
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1). TP-Link Archer C2600



The Archer C2600 is the first 4x4 AC router we've seen announced at this CES that comes right out and says it's based on Qualcomm's new 4x4 AC chipset. So folks, 4x4 AC isn't just Quantenna's game any more.

Maximum link rates are 800 Mbps in 2.4 GHz and 1733 Mbps in 5GHz, with a generous rounding up to 2.6 Gbps total.

The new router also has Qualcomm's MU | EFX multi-user MIMO technology, gigabit Ethernet ports and two USB 3.0 ports for storage sharing. Other features include multiple SSID / guest network support, QoS, IPv6 support, parental controls, Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) and WDS wireless bridging / repeating.

The Archer C2600 won't ship until sometime Q3 this year, however, with pricing not yet announce
2). TP-LINK Archer C3200



TP-LINK is also stepping up to the other latest router class with the Archer C3200. Like all other AC3200 routers so far, it uses Broadcom's XStream "tri-band" architecture, with three radios—two 3x3 5 GHz and one 3x3 2.4 GHz.

The C3200 also has Gigabit Ethernet ports, USB 3.0 and 2.0 ports and shares the C2600's other features. It also won't ship until Q3 at a yet undetermined price.
Source ~> http://www.smallnetbuilder.com/other...-ac-router-duo
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No new routers announced
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Quantenna

Quantenna show hand?



MAUI is currently available and being trialed by service providers in select markets. Quantenna anticipates general rollout during 2015.

Quantenna will be demoing MAUI and its previously-announced 10 GbE 8x8 MIMO Wi-Fi platform in private demos at CES this week.


Quantenna says it is working on a 10 Gbps wireless chipset.

The chipset is said to use a "novel architecture enabling MIMO configurations up to an unprecedented 8x8" and "universal support" for Multiuser MIMO (MU-MIMO) clients.

The company expects to have the 8x8 chipset available in 2015.
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ASUS RT-AC3200



ASUS RT-AC3200 isn't vapour-ware

Although there are AC3200 routers already in the market, but ASUS is the first to implement 2.4GHz/5GHz dynamic smart connect which allows WiFi devices to auto connect to either band without manual disconnection and reconnection

Don't say i blow smoke, see what RMerlin the guru has to say lor simply letting competitors smelling smoke

All I can say is that the router isn't vaporware, as I can see Asus making a lot of progress toward supporting it in their firmware source code with each new GPL release (their Smart Connect feature seems to be lightyears ahead of the cut-down support Netgear implemented in their own R8000 based on what I can see in the source code).

Remember that the RT-N66U came to market nearly a whole year late, and went through a complete redesign. The AC87 was also delayed by a few months as it went through a casing redesign (and they even changed the LEDs at the last minute - the one I have at home has white leds, while the released product has blue leds).

If they ship too quickly, people complain about being paying betatesters. If they delay to finetune things out, people complain about the delays. I guess they just can't win.
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ASUS WiFi Extenders

1). ASUS RT-AC52 1x1 & ASUS RP-AC56 2x2



2). ASUS RP-AV68 (6 internal antenna )

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ASUS RT-AC3200



ASUS WiFi Extenders (RP-AV68, RP-AC52, RP-AC56)

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