Western Digital updates its My Net line with two new 802.11ac products – the My Net AC1300 HD dual-band wireless router and the My Net AC Bridge. Both of them use next-generation 802.11ac wireless technology and features WD’s own FasTrack technology that will automatically prioritize high-bandwidth entertainment services like Netflix, YouTube, online games and Skype, to provide maximum streaming performance inside the home.
The My Net AC1300 is a dual-band router with performance up to 450 Mbps on the 2.4 GHz band and 1300 Mbps on the 5 GHz band. Like other dual-band routers, both bands work simultaneously to significantly increase throughput and reduce interference for ultra-fast HD streaming. It has two USB ports for connecting external hard drives or sharing printers, scanners. The router is IPv6-enabled to futureproof your network, and supports WPA/WPA2 and SPI firewall security. It has four Gigabit Ethernet ports for wired devices.
The My Net AC Bridge, on the other hand, is a device that brings your wired devices such as HDTV, Blu-ray player, game console to your wireless network. With the bridge, you don’t have to run networks cables throughout your one. It supports WiFi 802.11ac wireless technology and is easy to setup with WPS button.
WD’s My Net AC1300 and My Net AC Bridge are priced at $189.99 and $149.99, respectively.