Travel-friendly and Versatile
For easy connectivity and file sharing on the go, the DIR-506L is ideal. Its compact design allows it to fit right in your pocket, and the rechargeable battery means you don’t even need a power outlet to share your Internet connection or create a network. You can also plug it into a powered USB port to recharge the battery. A pivoting stand allows for vertical use and folds away when you’re on-the-go. Now also with support for a USB 3G/4G modem or Smart Phone2.
Share and Stream Your Files1
Connect a USB storage device to your Pocket Cloud Router to create a shared storage space, making it easy to share files between computers and devices connected to your network. Plug in a USB hard drive to stream your library of videos and music to your laptop, or use a USB flash drive to share presentation files with other team members. An easy to use web interface lets you access, upload, and play files stored on your USB drive, and the SharePort™ Mobile app for mobile devices allows you to back up photos and videos stored your device. You can even customize your shared storage space by creating separate accounts to control access to the USB drive, so you can share your music with everyone but keep your personal files private.
Easy to Set Up, Easy to Use
Setting up the Pocket Cloud Router is simple. Just plug it in, connect to it wirelessly with a PC or mobile device, and follow the steps in the built-in Setup Wizard to configure the DIR-506L. It’s easy to set up and use in an instant, whenever you need it, and wherever you are.
Multiple Modes for All Your Needs
The Pocket Cloud Router features multiple wireless modes, allowing it to adapt to any situation. Router Mode shares your broadband Internet connection wirelessly; just connect it to your cable or DSL modem to provide high-speed Internet access for an entire home or office. AP Mode lets you create a private wireless network instantly, making it perfect for sharing files during business meetings. Repeater Mode extends an existing wireless network, so you can place them anywhere in your home to extend the range of your existing wireless network. Wi-Fi Hot Spot mode lets you share an Internet connection coming from a wireless hotspot. This lets you share a wireless connection at a hotel or café with all your devices.
Additionally, Repeater Mode and Wi-Fi Hot Spot Mode let you connect any device with an Ethernet port, enabling it to connect to your network wirelessly. Connect an Xbox 360® or smart TV to a DIR-506L to give them the ability to connect to your router wirelessly while extending your home’s wireless coverage at the same time.
1. Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11n specifications. Actual data throughput will vary.Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental factors will adversely affect wireless signal range.
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