Press release

Private customers / 13.11.2014

dLAN® 1200 meets WiFi ac: devolo presents the new Powerline WiFi flagship dLAN® 1200+ WiFi ac

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With up to 1.2 Gbps in the home network - the devolo dLAN® 1200+ WiFi ac combines the fastest WiFi with the most powerful Powerline home network. The flagship of the dLAN® 1200 generation provides a perfect connection with all mobile and stationary terminal devices at home. Smartphones, tablets, and laptops, just like state-of-the-art consumer electronics and smart home technologies, have a perfect Internet connection.

Gigabit Powerline with MIMO technology meets the fastest WiFi

With a bandwidth of 1200 Mbps via Powerline data transmission and WiFi ac, the dLAN® 1200+ WiFi ac combines the fastest transmission technologies for the home network. The adapter transmits via WiFi simultaneously on both 2.4 and 5 GHz frequencies for a total data rate of almost 1.2 Gbps. This makes the new top model ideal for all high-speed Internet connections with VDSL or cable technology: The full speed of the product‘s bandwidth is now available in any room of the home. Streaming 4K video content, the next-generation HD standard, can now be done seamlessly.
The highlight of this fast, stable home networking is devolo range+ Technology with MIMO technology (Multiple In Multiple Out). It uses all three wires of the power cable (phase, neutral conductor, and earth wire) simultaneously for data transmission in the gigabit range. In addition, a patented coupling only used in devolo adapters provides maximum range and stability.

Easy expansion of the WiFi home network at the press of a button

The dLAN® 1200+ WiFi ac can create its own WiFi home network or supplement an existing network. Currently, many users want to expand their existing WiFi network - devolo made this function as easy as it has ever been: WiFi expansion can be carried out simply by pressing a button. With the WPS Clone function, the dLAN® 1200+ WiFi ac takes over the data from the existing WiFi home network. This means that a fully functional WiFi hotspot can be set up at every power outlet in your home in no time.
Mobile terminal devices such as smartphones, tablets, and laptops automatically switch from the WiFi router to the dLAN® adapter if the adapter is providing a stronger WiFi signal. This guarantees the best WiFi reception in rooms where wireless surfing was previously not possible. Multiple dLAN® 1200+ WiFi ac connections can also be combined - this enables the best WiFi reception from the basement all the way to the attic.

Extensive functions for WiFi security and convenience

Advanced users can access a series of useful optional functions: With WPA2 encryption and a MAC filter table, which can limit the WiFi to your own mobile terminal devices, the dLAN® 1200+ WiFi ac has extensive security functions. The WiFi can also be switched on and off either by means of a timer or at the press of a button. The WiFi guest access makes it easy to set up your own WiFi for visitors. Setup can be carried out seamlessly via a web browser or an app for iOS and Android.

Gigabit Ethernet for computers and smart consumer electronics

The dLAN® 1200+ WiFi ac has two Gigabit LAN ports that enable fast connection to stationary computers, home servers, and state-of-the-art consumer electronics such as smart TVs or game consoles. This means that two network-compatible devices can be connected directly with the adapter - these include Smart TVs and game consoles in the living room, or computers and NAS home servers in the home office. The integrated electrical socket with child-safety feature ensures that no power outlet in the room goes to waste. The dLAN® 1200+ WiFi ac also features an integrated mains filter that optimises data transmission.
"With the dLAN® 1200 series, devolo has introduced the most powerful Powerline home network," remarks Heiko Harbers, CEO of devolo AG. "The dLAN® 1200+ WiFi ac now perfectly integrates the latest WiFi standard. This allows all Internet-compatible devices to benefit from the full power of the Internet connection, regardless of where they are located in the house. We placed particular emphasis on easy installation: A WiFi connection can now be established at the press of a button."

Fully compatible with dLAN® 200, 500, and 650 - availability and price

The devolo dLAN® 1200+ WiFi ac is fully compatible with the dLAN® 200, dLAN® 500, and dLAN® 650 models and all Powerline adapters that comply with the HomePlug AV(2) standard. The WiFi signal is backward compatible to WiFi n.
As the top model of the dLAN® 1200 generation, the dLAN® 1200+ WiFi ac will be available in stores in November 2014. The starter kit, which includes the adapter and a dLAN® 1200+, will be offered for 189.90 euros (recommended retail price). The dLAN® 1200+ WiFi ac can also be purchased separately to expand an existing dLAN® Powerline home network; the individual adapter costs 129.90 euros (recommended retail price).