Kool Tools: D-Link's DAP-2660 wireless access point
D-Link's (http://www.dlink.com) DAP-2660, a 802.11ac wireless access point that packs a lot of punch for US$229.99. Packaged in a low profile white housing, the DAP-2660 is ideal for ceiling or wall mount applications in schools, office buildings, hospitals, government facilities, hotels, and more.
The DAP-2660 delivers wireless performance using the latest 802.11ac standard, with maximum wireless signal rates of up to 300 Mbps using the 2.4GHz band, and 867 Mbps using the 5 GHz band. It has internal antennas, is easy to install and can be powered using the included AC to DC adapter or directly via the network cable using Power over Ethernet from any switch or midspan injector that supports IEEE 802.3af. Additional benefits include:
° Strong security and authentication features: The DAP-2660 maintains a highly secure network with WPA/WPA2 Personal/Enterprise encryption, MAC address filtering, wireless LAN segmentation, SSID broadcast disable, rogue AP detection, wireless broadcast scheduling, and up to eight VLANs per band for implementing multiple SSIDs.
° Multiple operation modes: The DAP-2660 supports Access Point, Wireless Distribution System (WDS) with Access Point, WDS/Bridge, or Wireless Client operation modes.
° Captive portal: The DAP-2660 supports built-in Authentication and Billing Options.
° Multiple management options: The DAP-2660 is manageable via web (HTTP), Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), Secure Shell (SSH), and Telnet. For advanced network management, administrators can use D-Link Central WiFiManager2 to configure and manage multiple access points remotely from different locations.
The DAP-2660 has a limited lifetime warranty.