D-Link has today announced a D-Link DIR-685 Xtreme N Storage Router that combines the superior features of 802.11n hi-speed Wi-Fi router with a built-in Network Attached Storage (NAS), digital photo frame, and D-Link Green power saving features providing users with ultimate experience while conserving energy.
The D-Link DIR-685 Xtreme N Storage Router allows creating a wireless network to share high-speed Internet access with computers, game consoles and media players besides allowing file storage, and print and share photos through home or office network.
Measuring 4.4 x 5.8 x 1.2 inches, the D-Link DIR-685 Xtreme N Storage Router offers 802.11n 2.4GHz wireless technology that allows faster speed and longer range in your home or office network and it comes equipped with an internal 2.5-inch 5400 rpm SATA hard disk drive (supports upto 1-TB capacity) that allows users to share storage over network besides access files over the Internet with the built-in FTP server.
The all-in-one D-Link DIR-685 Xtreme N Storage Router also features a built-in UPnP AV server, that allows streaming network stored videos through a compatible media player, including PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 gaming consoles onto a compatible home TV.
Sporting an upright design, the D-Link DIR-685 Xtreme N Storage Router is equipped with a 1.6 million color 3.2-inch LCD screen with sleek touch-sensitive buttons that provide a modern feel to allow easy control of device functions and digital display of photographs.
In addition, users can also easily access and share their photographs from popular photo sharing sites through FrameChannel.
The DIR-685 also includes the latest BitTorrent software support so you can access and store digital media directly from the Internet without the need for a dedicated PC to be turned on or connected and is also equipped with Internet Photo Frame, that allows sharing latest photos with family and friends using FrameChannel, Flickr, Picasa, Facebook, and other popular photo sharing sites using FrameChannel account.
The D-Link DIR-685 Xtreme N Storage Router can also be used to subscribe RSS feeds enabling users get the latest news, stock updates, sports scores, clock, calendar, weather conditions, and more directly on your frame. In addition, with two USB 2.0 ports, DIR-685 can also connect a printer and an external storage device, if required which cab be shared throughout the network. You
D-Link DIR-685 also allows downloadable Storage Router Widget that makes uploading music, photos and file documents from a PC to your storage router easy and simple. The widget allows choosing specific files from local PC and view the upload status to Dir-685 router.
D-Link DIR-685 storage routers are also eco-friendly as they are designed to help conserve energy by automatically powers down ports that have no link and includes wireless LAN scheduling, which can shut down your wireless network when not in use for further power savings. During periods of no activity the LCD display automatically enters sleep mode to further reduce energy usage.
It also complies with the European Union’s RoHS directive that restricts the use of certain hazardous materials and uses recyclable packaging to help reduce waste that goes into the environment.
The D-Link DIR-685 Xtreme N Storage Router will be available in India in next 3 weeks at estimate price of Rs. 15,150/- with one year warranty.