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sander
2009-07-02, 18:28
An odd router-nas-lcd screen, which could house the music via UPNP for a Squeezebox Server wall wart and give a touch style interface if someone writes a widget for it.

http://www.dlink.com/products/?pid=695

D-Link is proud to present the new Xtreme N™ Storage Router (DIR-685). By combining the superior features of a wireless N router, a built-in Network Attached Storage (NAS), digital photo frame, and D-Link Green power saving features the DIR-685 creates the ultimate user experience while conserving energy.

Experience faster speed and longer range in your home or office network with the latest 802.11n 2.4GHz wireless technology*. By adding a 2.5" SATA Hard Drive, the DIR-685 allows you to share storage over your network and access files over the Internet with the built-in FTP server.

Featuring a built-in UPnP® AV server, streaming network stored videos through a compatible media player (including PlayStation® 3 and Xbox 360®) onto your television has never been easier thanks to the DIR-685.

The upright design shows off the attractive view of the 1.6 million color 3.2" LCD screen with sleek touch-sensitive buttons that provide a modern feel to allow easy control of device functions and digital display of photographs. Easily access and share your photographs from popular photo sharing sites through FrameChannel™.

High-speed Connection
With an integrated 802.11n high-speed band and a 2.4GHz signal, you can experience full wireless coverage throughout your network. Experience faster speed and longer range with powerful internal MIMO antennas.

Share Storage Over a Network or Internet**
The DIR-685 has the ability to hold a compact 2.5" hard drive and includes a built-in NAS, which allows you to safely store files on your home network. A built-in FTP server is also included to allow you convenient access to storage wherever Internet is available.

BitTorrent Support™
The DIR-685 includes the latest BitTorrent™ software support so you can access and store digital media directly from the Internet without the need for a dedicated PC to be turned on or connected.

Video Streaming
A built-in Universal Plug and Play (UPnP®) AV server allows you to easily stream video files stored on your network through a compatible media player onto your television. You can even stream files from your Xbox 360® and PlayStation3® gaming system.

Internet Photo Frame
Share your latest photos with family and friends using FrameChannel®, Flickr™, Picasa®, Facebook®, and other popular photo sharing sites using your FrameChannel® account. You can also use the DIR-685 to subscribe to your favorite RSS feeds. Get the latest news, stock updates, sports scores, clock, calendar, weather conditions, and more directly on your frame.

SharePort™ Technology
With two USB 2.0 ports, you can connect a printer and an external storage device to share throughout your network. You can even share a multifunction printer. SharePort™ is Mac compatible.

Gigabit Ethernet Ports
Includes Ethernet Gigabit ports for file transfer rates up to 10x faster than the standard 10/100 Ethernet ports.

File Uploader Widget Tool
The downloadable Storage Router Widget™ makes uploading music, photos and file documents from a PC to your storage router easy and simple. The widget allows you to choose specific files from your PC and view the upload status to your router.

What This Product Does
Create a wireless network to share high-speed Internet access with computers, game consoles and media players. Safely store files, print and share photos through your home or office.

Xtreme N™ Storage Router Benefits

* Intelligent Wireless Prioritization Technology
* Xtreme N technology allows for farther home coverage*
* Secure your wireless network using advanced WPA™ or WPA2™ encryption
* WiFi® Protected Set-up (WPS) touch-sensitive button to easily add devices to your network
* Easy to get started with the new D-Link Quick Router Setup Wizard***
* Supports Good Neighbor Policy – will not interfere with other wireless networks
* Backward compatible with 802.11g devices including game consoles and digital media players

Think Green
D-Link Green™ devices are about providing eco-friendly alternatives without compromising performance. They are designed to help conserve energy, protect our environment from harmful substances, and reduce waste by using recyclable packaging.

Conserves Energy

* Automatically powers down ports that have no link
* Budgets power output for different Ethernet cable lengths
* Includes wireless LAN scheduling, which can shut down your wireless network when not in use for further power savings
* Reduces energy consumption by using an Energy Star® qualified power adapter
* During periods of no activity the LCD display automatically enters sleep mode to further reduce energy usage.

Protecting the Environment

* Complies with the European Union’s RoHS directive that restricts the use of certain hazardous materials
* Uses recyclable packaging to help reduce waste that goes into the environment