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BUFFALO AirStation HighPower N450 Gigabit DD-WRT Wireless Router - WZR-HP-G450H

  • 450 Mbps
  • DD-WRT Router & HighPower Technology
  • High Gain 5 dBi Antennas
  • Gigabit Ethernet
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AirStation™ HighPower N450 Gigabit DD-WRT Wireless Router

Buffalo's AirStation HighPower N450 Gigabit Wireless Router WZR-HP-G450H is a versatile wireless solution, ideal for the home and small office environments. With five gigabit Ethernet ports and speeds up to 450Mbps, the WZR-HP-G450H is perfect for streaming HD movies, music and emailing from multiple devices at the same time. Coupled with HighPower technology, the WZR-HP-G450H provides exceptional range and increased performance at range for a better connection anywhere on your home network. Multi-level wireless encryption options and an easy-to-use step-by-step setup wizard that guides you through configuration from start to finish allows you to set up a secure, high-performance wireless network within minutes of opening the box. Plus, you can use the USB Share Port to connect a USB hard drive for easy file sharing, media streaming and central storage or to add a printer to your home network.

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  • 450Mbps
  • DD-WRT Router & HighPower Technology
  • High Gain 5dBi Antennas
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • Configure as an Access Point
  • Configure as a Wireless Bridge
 

Overview

AirStation™ HighPower N450 Gigabit DD-WRT Wireless Router is a powerful wireless solution well suited for the home or office. Paired with high gain 5dBi adjustable antennas, HighPower technology and powered by DD-WRT, WZR-HP-G450H greatly extends signal range to eliminate dead spots and increase performance, providing outstanding performance at range.


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MAXIMUM WIRELESS COVERAGE

Dead spots in your home or office can slow down your wireless access and even prevent you from getting online. Advanced HighPower technology from Buffalo enhances signal strength and can almost double the range.

  • Optimized antennas and tuned radios boost signal strength for maximum performance and range
  • 5dBi high gain 3x3 omnidirectional antennas extend signal range and eliminate dead spots
  • Stay connected from anywhere in your home or office
 

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OPEN SOURCE DD-WRT ROUTER

AirStation HighPower N450 Gigabit DD-WRT Router is a unique DD-WRT router powered by the leading open-source firmware and equipped with robust and high-performance features for custom configuration.

  • Intuitive interface helps you set up and connect in no time
  • Customizable advanced features allow to optimize wireless performance, security and routing options
  • Advanced features also include VPN endpoints, hot-spot sign in, VLAN and more
 

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FAST WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY

With speeds up to 450Mbps, AirStation HighPower N450 Gigabit DD-WRT Wireless Router provides an extremely fast wireless connection, perfect for surfing and emailing from multiple computers, downloading files and streaming music, movies and other HD multimedia content from the Web. Easily connect with your computer, tablet and smartphone devices.

 

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GIGABIT ETHERNET

Maximize your wired network speed with gigabit Ethernet connections that keep your data moving at lightning speed.

  • 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet connections provide maximum speeds for data transmission over the network
  • Move large files including HD movies, music, photos, backups, and other digital assets across the network at maximum speed
  • All network ports including LAN and WAN ports are Gigabit
 

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COMPATIBILITY

Easily upgrade to your network from the old Wireless-G standard and maintain compatibility with existing adapters and devices. AirStation HighPower N450 Gigabit DD-WRT Router works with any new Wireless-N device as well as the previous generation Wireless-G.

 

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HIGH GAIN ANTENNAS

AirStation HighPower N450 Gigabit DD-WRT Wireless Router features three external high gain 5dBi omnidirectional antennas. Easily adjust and fine-tune antenna positioning to eliminate deadspots for enhanced signal strength and performance.

 

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NETWORK SHARING

Easily connect a USB hard drive for easy file sharing, media streaming and central storage or add a printer to your home network.

  • Store files in one central location for secure and easy access from any computer or mobile device on your home network
  • DLNA Certified™ means you can seamlessly connect to and stream your favorite movies and music to any DLNA TV or media player
  • Connect a network printer for easy printing from anywhere on your home network
 

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EASY SETUP

AirStation HighPower N450 Gigabit DD-WRT Router features an easy to use step by step setup wizard that guides you through configuration from start to finish. Within moments of opening the box you will have a secure wireless home network.

 

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WIRELESS BRIDGE

Configure two or more AirStation HighPower N450 Gigabit DD-WRT Router devices to act as a standalone wireless bridge. Create a permanent, high-speed wireless link capable of speeds up to 450Mbps and wirelessly extend the range of your network.

 

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WIRELESS SECURITY

AirStation HighPower N450 Gigabit DD-WRT Wireless Router features multi-level wireless encryption options to prevent unauthorized access and protect your important data.

  • WPA2, WPA-PSK (AES, TKIP), 128/64-bit WEP
  • AOSS and WPS push button setup options automatically configure a secure wireless connection
 

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Specifications

Wireless LAN Interface
Standard Compliance IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b
Access Mode Infrastructure mode
Antenna 3 external omni-directional
Antenna (Tx x Rx) 3 x 3
Wireless Security WPA2, WPA-PSK (AES, TKIP), 128/64-bit WEP
Wired LAN Interface
Standard Compliance IEEE802.3ab(1000 Base-T), IEEE802.3u (100 Base-T), IEEE802.3 (10 Base-T)
Speed and Flow Control 10/100/1000 Mb/s
Security VPN pass through, PPTP Server, Open VPN Server
Number of LAN Ports 4 x RJ-45
Number of WAN Ports 1 x RJ-45
USB Interface
Standard Compliance USB 2.0
Connector Type A type
Number of Ports 1
Other
OS Support Windows® 8 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows® 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows Vista® (32-bit), Windows® XP, Mac OS® X 10.4 - 10.7**
Dimensions (W x H x D) 6.5 x 6.2 x 2.2in.
Weight 12oz
Power Supply External, AC 100-240V input, 12V DC output
Power Consumption External AC 100-240V Universal, 50/60Hz
**AOSS support requires use of Buffalo Client Manager software which is only compatible with Windows® systems. Some initial setup utilities only work with Windows systems.

What's in the Box

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  1. AirStation HighPower N450 Gigabit Wireless Router WZR-HP-G450H
  2. Quick Seup Guide
  3. Ethernet Cable
  4. Setup CD-ROM
  5. AC Adpater
  6. Warranty Statement

Learn more about the Buffalo Technology WZR-HP-G450H

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • Daniel L.
  • 7/2/2014 5:21:46 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsWorked great, at first...

Pros: Wireless was powerful
Speed was good

Cons: After about 35 days of use, the Internet port stopped working. It would no longer connect to the Internet, but I could reach the device over the network. That means it lasts long enough for NewEgg not to deal with it and have to go through Buffalo customer service...

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  • Absalon G.
  • 12/27/2013 8:17:13 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsUseless

Pros: Somewhat better coverage compare to my TP LINK WR740N

Cons: Doesn't work with Hot-spots, The wireless range is not great, and if you switch to regular Buffalo firmware(awful), you cannot go back to DDWRT. This is more of a 30 dollar router. Its over priced for its capabilities. NOT WORTH THE HEADACHES. I DO NOT RECOMMEND IT.

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  • James C.
  • 8/20/2013 5:00:49 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsGreat dd-wrt unit

Pros: Reliable and if you know the dd-wrt 3rd party firmware you will love this unit. I use these units for my clients to replace the faulty Linksys, Netgear and D-link units. Once configured and running I have had zero return issues. You can use them in Client mode, Client Bridge mode, WDS Client & WDS AP (Bridge between two points or WiFi extender)

Cons: I always check the firmware version prior to installation, and if needed I will upgrade to the current dd-wrt firmware for that unit. I have had a couple over the years that were not working out of the box. Firmware upgrade fixed the issue.

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  • William J.
  • 4/24/2013 12:51:44 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsbad dd-wrt router

Pros: average connection
somewhat easy setup (have to change firmware to get it to work...)

Cons: have to flash the firmware to the easy version (externally downloaded)
not dd-wrt support

Other Thoughts: fine if your looking for a typical router and aren't afraid to flash firmware. bad if looking for dd-wrt support or open dns

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  • William R.
  • 4/20/2013 8:10:18 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome support WRT

Pros: Excellent Range, lots of features, great support.
Setup a bridge between 2 with a quick link to youtube vid
from support,

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: Considered ASUS with similar features but went with price and Buffalo name, to replace a reiliable pair of 10 yr old Buffalo WRG-54S, that had been doing the job.

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  • Anonymous
  • 2/14/2013 9:32:04 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks Good

Pros: Fast. Easy setup for WPS/AOS HP wireless printer connected easy enough. Many features. Scan for wireless networks allowed me to determine who and what was out there and what Freq. Nice box, good range. Good performance for the money. The 2 mobile IPOD Touch and Androids connected without an issue. MAC Auth easy to setup.

Cons: Xbox 360 had issue connecting wireless. Not a router issue, Xbox issue. So solved by ethernet connection. Better performance with hard wire anyway. Had issue with channel on WiFi defulting to channel 1 and killing all wireless connections after a reboot. Updated firmware. Solved by reviewing forums and selecting N only and 40mhz for the wireless and then selecting the channel I needed. READ FORUMS!

Other Thoughts: There could be some work done on the OS for this router. the last update I found was 2009. ??? .. Other than that it has good hardware. But if you are a novice, be forwarned that you could be in for a few hours setting this up and resetting to factory default.

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  • Lee Y.
  • 11/27/2012 8:47:31 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Product

Pros: great range with the High Gain antenna's , easy to setup, I usually put DD-WRT on my home router anyways, it was nice to find one that not only had high performance but also had DD WRT right out of the box!! It's easy to setup and configure and works great..hope to buy the Gigabit wireless (AC) version once the price drops

Cons: the stand that attaches to the bottom doesn't hold real firm, once you snap it into place it barely stays

Other Thoughts: because of the stand, and to increase the wireless range, a wall/ceiling mount would be a great thing for Buffalo to add to this

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  • Joseph M.
  • 5/29/2012 5:21:07 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Works great with latest Firmware (DD-WRT style). I purchased about 3 weeks before they released latest and while I didn't have any issues prior, I have had NONE since updating. NO dropouts and I've got a network with 3 apple TVs, 4 iPads, 4 iPhones, and 3 laptops. Stream baby stream!

Cons: none that I can think of.

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  • Robert M.
  • 5/9/2012 7:04:38 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsNot ready for market

Pros: No pros for a piece of equipment that doesn't work.

Cons: I have been using DD-WRT for about 4 years, and I wouldn't have a router with it. Our two AP's in the office got a little flaky so I decided to upgrade for better coverage and speed. These routers seemed to fit the bill. I flashed with the newest firmware as soon I got them, but for the past month I've done nothing but fight with the routers. I used the same AP configuration that I've always used, manually entered not flashed, but these units will just not hold on to a client. They continually drop clients or won't allow a connection. Drop the power for a couple minutes and power them back up they'll work a half a day or so then flaky again. I know DD-WRT and I've still been through every user forum with no help. These were rushed to market and the first batch had poor firmware, there was a new firmware release at the beginning of April but that did nothing for my issues. I'll be switching to Asus hardware.

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  • Christopher M.
  • 5/3/2012 6:24:09 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent purchase

Pros: Works great with the latest firmware (April 2012), does a fantastic job of combining a wireless N, 4 port (5 if you use the WAN port) gigabit switch, and easy-to-use USB NAS in one package. (You can share a printer, but I haven't tried that since, well, who prints at home these days.)

Cons: The default DD-WRT firmware is not for the faint of heart. The pages and pages of options will terrify a newbie, though if you have patience and access to Google you can figure out what you need to know (which you will need to do, because the built-in help is near useless.)

Other Thoughts: My network: DSL modem -> this router -> couple of PC's, PS3, DirectTV box (all wired), with an old Airstation router (flashed with Tomato firmware) out in the shop set to 'bridge' over to this one. 2 smart phones using the wireless. I had trouble for awhile with the router resetting frequently, and about once a day all internet access would die. Found out it was because I had the DSL modem acting as DHCP and this router set to just forward it. Apparently I messed something up with that, but after configuring this router to handle DHCP duties (and cutting it off in the modem,) I had 0 problems and 100% router uptime. I use the USB port on the router to host a USB drive, which was super easy to share on the network. The speeds are about 10 MB/s read/write (as reported by Teracopy.) Overall, I'm pleased with this router, even if it did take a week or so of fussing with the settings to get it just right.

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