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Old 01-13-2013, 08:33 PM
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Default Logitec LAN-HGW450 / S Wireless LAN Router

No need to clean your glasses or bust out the LCD Screen wipes... you are not having a flashback, stroke, or a dream. And I thought the idea of Western Digital getting into the networking arena was bizarre. It seems now the maker of all things mouse, keyboard, and bada$$ home theater remote control is also going to be releasing a Wireless Router this month! Here are the specs:

Product Specifications
Compliance Operating 11n IEEE802.11n (band 2.4GHz), IEEE802.11g, IEEE802.11b
11a Operating IEEE802.11n (band 5GHz), IEEE802.11a
Transmission scheme Operating 11n Band (2.4GHz)
IEEE802.11n: Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing method (MIMO-OFDM)
IEEE802.11g: orthogonal frequency division multiplexing method (OFDM)
IEEE802.11b: diffusion / direct sequence spread spectrum method (DS-SS)
11a Operating Band (5GHz)
IEEE802.11n: Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing method (MIMO-OFDM)
IEEE802.11a: orthogonal frequency division multiplexing method (OFDM)
Transmission output 10mW/MHz following
Data transfer rate Operating 11n Band (2.4GHz)
Up to 300Mbps: 11n
(Depending on environment) 6/9/12/18/24/36/48/54Mbps: 11g
(Depending on environment) 1/2/5.5/11Mbps: 11b
11a Operating Band (5GHz)
Up to 450Mbps: 11n
(Depending on environment) 6/9/12/18/24/36/48/54Mbps: 11g
Frequency range Operating 11n 2412 ~ 2472MHz (center frequency / band 2.4GHz)
11a Operating (Range: 5.2GHz W52) 5150 ~ 5250MHz
(Range: 5.4GHz W53) 5250 ~ 5350MHz
(Range: 5.6GHz W56) 5470 ~ 5725MHz
Channel Operating 11n Auto / 1 ~ 13ch (band 2.4GHz)
11a Operating Band (5GHz)
W52: 36,40,44,48 ch
W53: 52,56,60,64 ch
W56: 100,104,108,112,116,120,124,128,132,136,140 ch
Security WPA2-PSK (AES)
WPA-PSK (TKIP)
WEP (128/64bit)
Access method Infrastructure mode
Antenna (LAN) Two external antenna, one internal antenna
Connection method 1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T
Network type IEEE802.3ab/IEEE802.3u/IEEE802.3/IEEE802.3x (Flow Control)
How to get IP (LAN side wired WAN) IP / PPPoE Fixed DHCP /
Multi-session PPPoE (router) Corresponding (2 sessions)
Support functions (router) UPnP, Dynamic DNS
Connector shape RJ-45 5 (WAN & times1, LAN & times4)
USB port ( 2)
Orientation Vertical / horizontal
Cooling fan Without
Housing Material (Color) Black
Input voltage AC100-240V 50/60Hz
Quiescent current 14.6W
Dimensions (width depth height) (Stand not included) 151 186 51mm approx
Mass About 450g (body only)
Warranty period 1 year
Regulatory Compliance WPS2.0, RoHS compliant
■ List of accessories
Wireless LAN Broadband Router One
Stand One
LAN cable (straight: 1m approx) One
Software Pack CD-ROM version of Windows Piece
Various manuals Seven
Information sheet setting Piece
Body cover Piece

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Old 01-13-2013, 11:21 PM
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I suppose, these days, branding stuff from Asia is not an R&D or engineering issue, but rather a business case issue, with out-sourced tech support, the question then might just come down to product cost + wholesale margin has to be less than support and warranty costs!
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Correct me if i'm wrong, but i could have sworn Western Digital designed their router themselves. From what i've seen of it in various reviews, it's not some re-brand like we commonly see in the industry.

I'll reserve judgement on the Logitech routers until after they're reviewed here, especially since they are one of the few companies out there that actually designs their own products. And considering how innovative their mice, keyboards, and remotes are... i have a feeling they didn't go slap their brand on some generic chinese router.


Also... here are the specs on their 11AC router...


Product Specifications
Model number LAN-WH600ACGR
□ LAN radio interface
Compliance IEEE802.11n/a/g/b/ARIB STD-T66 STD-T71
Transmission scheme Technology IEEE802.11ac: orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (Method OFDM)
IEEE802.11n: orthogonal frequency division multiplexing method (OFDM)
IEEE802.11a: orthogonal frequency division multiplexing method (OFDM)
IEEE802.11g: orthogonal frequency division multiplexing method (OFDM)
IEEE802.11b: diffusion / direct sequence spread spectrum method (DS-SS)
Transmission output 10mW/MHz following
Recommended number of connected If you use, the number of concurrent connections we recommend less than four ten only ※ PC tablet smartphone game machine following more than two to three than two computers and digital home appliances.
There is a possibility that can not get comfortable use even in the number of connected also recommended by the wireless environment.
Data transfer rate Up to 600Mbps technology: IEEE802.11ac
Up to 450Mbps: IEEE802.11n / a
Up to 300Mbps: IEEE802.11n/g/b
(Depending on environment) 6/9/12/18/24/36/48/54Mbps: IEEE802.11a
(Depending on environment) 6/9/12/18/24/36/48/54Mbps: IEEE802.11g
(Depending on environment) 1/2/5.5/11Mbps: IEEE802.11b
Frequency range 2412 ~ 2472MHz (band 2.4GHz)
(Range: 5.2GHz W52) 5150 ~ 5250MHz
Channel / 1 ~ 13ch 2.4GHz band
/ 36,40,44,48 ch 5.2GHz band
Security WPA2-PSK (AES)
WPA-PSK (TKIP)
WEP (128/64bit)
Access method Infrastructure mode
□ LAN interface WAN side wired
Connection method 1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T
Network type IEEE802.3ab/IEEE802.3u/IEEE802.3
How to get IP IP / PPPoE Fixed DHCP /
Connector shape RJ-45 1
□ LAN side wired LAN interface
Connection method 1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T
Network type IEEE802.3ab/IEEE802.3u/IEEE802.3
Connector shape RJ-45 4
□ Router Specification
Multi-session PPPoE Corresponding (2 sessions)
Supported Features UPnP
Such as Dynamic DNS

※ It does not correspond to the function WDS.

General specification
Antenna Three antenna (transmitting three, three receiving)
Environmental conditions during operation 0 ℃ ~ 40 ℃: temperature
Relative humidity: 90% or less (no condensation)
Environmental conditions during storage -20 ℃ ~ 60 ℃: temperature
Relative humidity: 95% or less (no condensation)
Input voltage (AC adapter) AC100 ~ 240V 10% 50/60Hz
Power (rated) (Not including AC adapter) 24W
Dimensions (width depth height) 190 x 210 x 45 mm (stand not included)
Mass About 580g (body only)
Orientation Vertical / horizontal
How to Install Tabletop installation
Cooling fan Without
With the front of the unit. Power indicator (PWR)
Status indicator Wireless LAN 11b / g (WLAN (11bgn))
Status display lamp 11a wireless LAN (WLAN (11an))
Status indicators WAN (WAN)
Status indicator LAN (1 ~ 4)
With the back of the unit LAN connector 4 (WAN 1, LAN 4)
Power connector (for AC adapter)
Power switch
WPS button (push type)
Reset switch (push type)
Changeover switch router / AP (slide type)
With the bottom of the unit 置用 vertical stand (removable type)
Warranty period 1 year
Wi-Fi Certified Products
RoHS Directive Support

■ List of accessories
Wireless LAN Broadband Router One
Stand One
LAN cable (straight: 1m approx) One
Software Pack (CD-ROM version of Windows) Piece
Various manuals Six
Wireless encryption key sticker Piece

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DOH!!!! This is NOT made by Logitech. It's a Japanese company named Logitec.

Perhaps I should refrain from starting threads after a long day of drinking and football...
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Now, your next assignment is to find out who actually manufactured your
refigerator
washing machine
dish washer
water heater
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Looks like a radar station, just kidding.. These type of WiFi Routers needs to be tested professional. Specs seem like everyone else. Never heard of this company. But they're so many out there. I am sticking with my WAP ESR600H (600MHz NPU, 256MB DDR3, Dual Band, 4x SMA 2x 5dbi external, 2x internal. No issues to stream 1080i to 1080p HD video along with AC3 to my network devices wireless 802.11n.
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I wonder if they'll also use the trademarked logo of
http://www.logitech.com/en-us/about

logitech
logitec

ah, what's in a (deceptively similar) name?
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