[New Product] WHR-1166D

Switch to 11ac high-speed WiFi―
the convenient way to improve data transmissions
Announcing the affordable 802.11ac-compatible wireless LAN router

Tokyo Japan, 4th July 2014 – Buffalo Inc., a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of storage and wireless networking solutions, today announced the launch of the WHR-1166D series. Buffalo Inc. has released the new “WHR-1166D” wireless LAN router (WiFi router) supporting the IEEE802.11ac (“11ac”) WiFi (wireless LAN) standard. The router is designed for WiFi communications in the 5 GHz band (802.11ac/n/a, maximum 866 Mbps (standard value)) and 2.4 GHz band (11n/g/b, maximum 144 Mbps (standard value)). The 11ac-compliant WHR-1166D wireless LAN router is perfect for users connecting 11ac-enabled smartphones and tablets. Bringing Gigabit network speeds to your Internet connection (WAN), the 11ac standard makes enjoying Gigabit-class optical Internet use easy and trouble-free. The router also incorporates a 100BASE-TX switching hub (LAN), one feature that smartphone and tablet users don’t usually have a chance to utilize. Furthermore, the WHR-1166D has no USB ports for sharing drives and device servers, so it is more compact and affordable than models with more functions. Also included is a WiFi relay function that covers dead spots in existing environments, making this router an ideal addition to help improve transmissions. For the latest information, please check the product page here.


About Buffalo Technology Buffalo is a global manufacturer of innovative storage, and wireless networking products for the home and small business. The company is recognized as the No.1 total AV/PC & Cell phone peripheral manufacturer in Japan, and was the worldwide consumer NAS market leader since 2005 (In-Stat). The company’s storage products are addressing the needs of the individual and the business, providing cost-effective network attached storage(NAS), portable and desktop hard drives, multimedia players, and Wireless LAN routers, which together offer a complete and integrated solution for the small office and digital home environment, as well as the accessories and supplies. Buffalo’s product portfolio includes its TeraStation NAS devices which are specifically designed to bring to the SMB. The LinkSatation range of NAS products, take multimedia NAS to the home, and enables you to create a central location to share information, store files, photos and music, and save all your digital content, simply and easily. The AirStation range of easy-to-use, high performance wireless networking products for the SMB/SoHo and home user. Headquartered in Japan, Buffalo Technology has offices in the EU, USA, Brasil, China, and Taiwan. For more information please visit