D-Link DIR-506L Pocket Cloud Router Reviews
Product Type: D-Link in Wireless LAN
Description:Model ID DIR-506L / D-Link DIR-506L Pocket Cloud Router - Wireless router - 802.11b/g/n - desktop / The Pocket Cloud Router is a portable, multi-functional device, which enables you to boost and transform your wireless Internet connection, by acting as a wireless router and ... more
D-Link DIR-506L Pocket Cloud Router ... Wi-Fi hotspot. Using built-in cloud technology, this router provides easy access to your stored personal files and multimedia across all your devices wherever a USB stick is connected to the router's USB port. Simply download the free SharePort Mobile app for iOS and Android, and access, stream or share content directly from your Smartphone or tablet. A built-in battery, with up to 4 hours battery life, makes this router ideal for remote workers or people on the go, as you don't need to rely on power outlets to get connected. With its ability to charge mobile phones, it can even serve as a back-up charger (the DIR-506L can be used to charge many types of smartphones, up to 5v/0.8A (4W).
This handy little device features multiple wireless modes, allowing it to adapt to any situation. Functioning as a router it lets you share your broadband Internet connection wirelessly by simply connecting it to your cable or DSL modem. In Access Point mode the router allows you to create a private wireless network instantly and connect wired devices to your network. In Repeater mode this compact device extends your existing wireless network even further across your home. Alternatively you can use this device to create a Wi-Fi hotspot allowing you to connect to a wireless network and subsequently share that network connection with nearby devices. This can be particularly useful in hotels, airports or cafes to share a hotspot connection with multiple devices, helping you to avoid expensive mobile roaming charges for devices like tablets and Smartphones.
Equipped with SharePort Mobile Technology, this router allows you to download a free app for your iPhone, iPad and Android devices, enabling you to access content via an attached memory dongle and share it across multiple devices. The free app, SharePort Mobile, also allows you to easily backup the contents of your mobile device onto your USB dongle wirelessly, and without the need for a computer. This is a crucial feature for those with large amounts of data on multiple devices, but without a USB port or the time required to sync and transfer any of it.
For easy connectivity and file sharing on-the-go, the Pocket Cloud Router weighs just 125 grams, its compact design makes it the ideal travel companion and is ready to use by simply plugging it in.
Set up is simple. Just connect wirelessly to a PC or mobile device and follow D-Link's built-in Setup Wizard to configure; alternatively download D-Link's QRS Mobile app (for iOS) and follow the simple step-by-step process.