In-Depth Features and Specifications: 30 days with Digisol Networking Devices

We take an in-depth look at the features and specifications of four wireless networking devices from Digisol.

Published Date
15 - May - 2013
| Last Updated
15 - May - 2013
 
In-Depth Features and Specifications: 30 days with Digisol Networ...

The world has completely embraced wireless technologies and as wireless networking technologies keeps spreading, we will keep on seeing new networking devices from various manufacturers. This is part two for our month long coverage of four wireless networking products from Digisol. In this article we’ll take a complete look at the features and specifications of Digisol DG-BR1016NC, DG-WR3001N, DG-BR1000Nu and DG-BR4313NG.

Digisol DG-BR1016NC
150Mbps Wireless Multi-Function Broadband Router

The DG-BR1016NC is a minuscule device which acts as a 150Mbps wireless multifunctional broadband router. The device is powered directly through a regular wall power socket. It features media sharing via its built-in USB ports. One of the USB ports can also be used to connect a 3G dongle for sharing the 3G connection across the network. Not only does the DG-BR1016NC share the 3G connection via the USB port, but its other USB port can also be used for charging your Android or iOS based smartphones, tablets and other portable USB devices.

Using 802.11n, the DG-BR1016NC is capable of streaming data at 150Mbps to its connected devices. An app from Digisol called DigiShare is also available for Android and iOS devices which provides a better multi-media streaming experience for your portable devices. There is also a handy AP (Access Point) On/Off switch at the side of the router which makes it very easy to switch Wireless AP mode On/Off. The router also supports various wireless security measures such as WEP (64/128 bit), WPA-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPA-Mixed Mode, Disable SSID broadcast.

Technical Specifications:

Hardware Interface
● One RJ-45 10/100Mbps WAN Port
● One Reset Button for factory default setting recovery
● One USB port for charging
● One USB port for USB media or 3G dongle connection
● AP Power on/off switch
● Internal Antenna
● Status LED Indicator

Standards compliance
● IEEE 802.3 10BASE-T Ethernet
● IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet
● IEEE 802.11b
● IEEE 802.11g
● IEEE 802.11n
● RFC768 User Datagram Protocol (UDP)
● RFC791 Internet Protocol (IP)
● RFC792 Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
● RFC793 Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)
● RFC826 Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)
● RFC2516 PPP over Ethernet (PPPoE)
● RFC2131 Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
● SNTP

Wireless frequency
● 2.400~2.4835GHz

Wireless output power
● IEE802.11b: Avg. 20dBm
● IEEE802.11g: Avg. 15dBm
● IEEE802.11n: Avg. 14dBm

Wireless features
● Wireless speeds up to 150Mbps
● 3G USB Dongle
● Wireless Access Point Mode**
● Wireless Hotspot Mode
● Wireless isolation
● QoS - WMM

Wireless security
● WEP (64/128 bit)
● WPA-PSK
● WPA2-PSK
● WPA-Mixed Mode
● Disable SSID broadcast

WLAN data transfer rates
● IEEE802.11b: 1/2/5.5/11Mbps
● IEEE802.11g: 6/9/12/24/36/48/54Mbps
● IEEE802.11n (20MHz): up to 72Mbps
● IEEE802.11n (40MHz): up to 150Mbps

WAN configuration mode
● Static IP
● Dynamic IP
● PPPoE
● 3G

Advanced features
● DDNS
● File Server for media sharing

Management features
● Web GUI interface (HTTP)
● Backup and Restore Configuration
● Remote management
● Quick Setup Utility
● Firmware Upgrade
● System Log

USB interface for charging
● 5V DC output voltage
● Max. 2.1Amp output current
● Charge Apple iPhone/iPad/iPod
● Charge Android phone/tab
● Charge other smart phones
USB interface for media sharing or 3G Dongle
● Supports *3G USB Dongle
● Supports Flash Drive/USB Hard Drive/USB Card Reader
● File Format support FAT.FAT32.NTFS,EXT2,EXT3,EXT4,HFS/HFS (Read Only)

Environmental specifications
● Operating temperature: 0 ~ 45
● Storage temperature: -20 ~ 70
● Operating humidity: 10 ~ 90% (Non-condensing)
● Storage humidity: 5 ~ 90% (Non-condensing)

Power supply
● Integrated power module

Dimensions
● Net Dimensions (L x W x H): 83.5 x 51 x 40 mm
● Gross Dimensions (L x W x H): 150 x 128 x 48 mm

Weights
● Net Weight: 126 g
● Gross Weight: 227 g

Warranty
● Lifetime

Digisol DG-WR3001N
300Mbps Wireless Repeater

The Digisol DG-WR3001N is a wireless universal repeater which supports 802.11n Wi-Fi specification at speeds up to 300Mbps. This device borrows its design from its sibling that is the DG-WR3001N in the sense that it also plugs directly onto an empty wall power socket. The Digisol DG-WR3001N primarily being a wireless repeater increases or improves the signal quality of your Wi-Fi network. The major selling point of this device is its “Tri-mode operation” which features Wi-Fi repeater mode, Access Point mode and client mode. The best part is that, this device has a small switch at its side which allows you to effortlessly toggle between each of the three modes.

Digisol DG-WR3001N also has five LED indicators at the front for indicating Signal, WLAN, Power, WPS and LAN status. This repeater has an integrated wireless antenna so you don’t have to fuss about placing the antenna at an appropriate angle for signal reception. It also features a WPS and Reset button for ease of use.

Technical Specifications:
Hardware specifications:
● Antenna: Internal antenna (2T2R).
● One 10/100Mbps UTP Port (Auto MDI/MDI-X)for LAN
● One WPS/Reset push button
● Flash: 2MB
● SDRAM: 16MB
Frequency band:
● 2.4000 ~ 2.4835GHz (Industrial Scientific Medical Band)
Standard compliance:
● IEEE 802.3 10BASE-T Ethernet
● IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet
● IEEE802.11b
● IEEE802.11g
● IEEE802.11n
● RADIUS (IEEE802.1x)
Data rate:
● IEEE802.11b: 1/2/5.5/11Mbps
● IEEE802.11g: 6/9/12/24/36/48/54Mbps
● IEEE802.11n (20MHz): MCS0-15, up to144 Mbps
● IEEE802.11n (40MHz): MCS0-15, up to300Mbps
Output power:
● IEEE802.11b: 17 ± 1.5dBm
● IEEE802.11g: 14 ± 1.5dBm
● IEEE802.11n (20MHz): 13 ± 1.5 dBm
● IEEE802.11n (40MHz): 13 ± 1.5 dBm
Receiver sensitivity:
● IEEE802.11b @ 11Mbps: -85 ± 2dbm
● IEEE802.11g @ 54Mbps: -70 ± 2dbm
● IEEE802.11n (20MHz) @ MCS15: -67 ± 2dbm
● IEEE802.11n (40MHz) @ MCS15: -63 ± 2dbm
Wireless Modes:
● Universal Repeater
● Access Point
● Wireless Client
Wireless Security:
● WEP
● WPA
● WPA2
● IEEE802.1x
Power:
● 5V, 1A Integrated Power Module Inside
Environmental Specifications
● Operating temperature: 32~104°F (0~40°C)
● Operating humidity: 10~90% (Non-Condensing)
● Storage temperature: -4~140°F (-20~60°C)
● Storage Humidity: Max. 95% (Non-Condensing)
Certification:
● FCC part 15 Class B
● CE
Warranty
● Digicare lifetime warranty


Digisol DG-BR1000Nu
150Mbps Wireless Micro Broadband Router

Looking for an ultra-compact router? well the DG-BR1000Nu will surprise you as it is an extremely small wireless router which can be placed on the palm of your hand and still be called small. With a simple yet functional design, this micro broadband router enables communication between wireless and wired desktops or laptops in your network and also offers internet connectivity to wired LAN users. Providing a data transmission rate of up to 150Mbps, the DG-BR1000Nu supports 802.11b/g/n wireless specification.

Powering up this micro broadband router is simple, as it sports a micro USB port to which the user may connect the included adapter that also happens to be incredibly small and thin, making this device a complete portable package. The device also features WMM in order to enhance multimedia experience. Digisol has also included a small WPS and reset push button at the side of the device making it easy for users to use those features. The device is not small in terms of its security abilities as among various WLAN security features, it also supports URL Blocking & Anti-DOS Firewall.

Technical Specifications:
Hardware specifications:
● Antenna: Internal antenna (2T2R).
● One 10/100Mbps UTP Port (Auto MDI/MDI-X) for LAN
● One WPS/Reset push button
● Flash: 2MB
● SDRAM: 16MB
Frequency band:
● 2.4000 ~ 2.4835GHz (Industrial Scientific Medical Band)
Standard compliance:
● IEEE 802.3 10BASE-T Ethernet
● IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet
● IEEE802.11b
● IEEE802.11g
● IEEE802.11n
● RADIUS (IEEE802.1x)
Data rate:
● IEEE802.11b: 1/2/5.5/11Mbps
● IEEE802.11g: 6/9/12/24/36/48/54Mbps
● IEEE802.11n (20MHz): MCS0-15, up to144 Mbps
● IEEE802.11n (40MHz): MCS0-15, up to300Mbps
Output power:
● IEEE802.11b: 17 ± 1.5dBm
● IEEE802.11g: 14 ± 1.5dBm
● IEEE802.11n (20MHz): 13 ± 1.5 dBm
● IEEE802.11n (40MHz): 13 ± 1.5 dBm
Receiver sensitivity:
● IEEE802.11b @ 11Mbps: -85 ± 2dbm
● IEEE802.11g @ 54Mbps: -70 ± 2dbm
● IEEE802.11n (20MHz) @ MCS15: -67 ± 2dbm
● IEEE802.11n (40MHz) @ MCS15: -63 ± 2dbm
Wireless Modes:
● Universal Repeater
● Access Point
● Wireless Client
Wireless Security:
● WEP
● WPA
● WPA2
● IEEE802.1x
Power:
● 5V, 1A Integrated Power Module Inside
Environmental Specifications
● Operating temperature: 32~104°F (0~40°C)
● Operating humidity: 10~90% (Non-Condensing)
● Storage temperature: -4~140°F (-20~60°C)
● Storage Humidity: Max. 95% (Non-Condensing)
Certification:
● FCC part 15 Class B
● CE
Warranty
● Digicare lifetime warranty

Digisol DG-BR4313NG
300Mbps Wireless Green 3G Broadband Router

The DG-BR4313NG was the big daddy amongst all the four networking products we received from Digisol. Belonging to Digisol’s Green series, this 3G broadband router is compatible with HSPA/EVDO USB modems. This device supports the industry standard 802.11n wireless specifications with speed up to 300Mbps. Coloured completely Black, the router has two rotatable wireless antennas at the back and a host of LED indicators at the front. These LED indicators notify the users about the status of the device’s connections.

The DG-BR4313NG is energy efficient as it belongs to Digisol’s Green series of products. In terms of security, the router includes most of the security measures available like: WEP (64/128 bit), WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES), WPA2-PSK (TKIP/AES), WPA-Mixed Mode, WPS and Disable SSID broadcast. It has an integrated Anti-DOS firewall and it also supports DDNS, IGMP and ALG.

Technical Specifications:
Hardware specifications:
● One RJ-45 10/100Mbps WAN Port
● 4x 10/100Mbps LAN Ports
● One Reset/WPS Button
● One USB port for 3G dongle connection
● Radio On/Off switch
● 2X 3dBi External Antenna
Status LEDs:
● Power
● WLAN
● WAN
● LAN
Standard compliance:
● IEEE 802.3 10BASE-T Ethernet
● IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet
● IEEE 802.11b
● IEEE 802.11g
● IEEE 802.11n
● RFC768 User Datagram Protocol (UDP)
● RFC791 Internet Protocol (IP)
● RFC792 Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
● RFC793 Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)
● RFC826 Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)
● RFC2516 PPP over Ethernet (PPPoE)
● RFC2131 Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
● SNTP
● SMTP
Wireless frequency
● 2.400~2.4835GHz
Wireless features
● Wireless speeds up to 300Mbps
● Wireless Access Point Mode
● QoS MM
● Wireless Access Control
Wireless security
● WEP (64/128 bit)
● WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES)
● WPA2-PSK (TKIP/AES)
● WPA-Mixed Mode
● WPS
● Disable SSID broadcast
WLAN data transfer rates
● IEEE802.11b: 1/2/5.5/11Mbps
● IEEE802.11g: 6/9/12/24/36/48/54Mbps
● IEEE802.11n (20MHz): MCS0-7, up to 144Mbps
● IEEE802.11n (40MHz):MCS0-7, up to 300Mbps
Output Power
● IEEE802.11n: 15±1.5dBm
● IEEE802.11g: 15±1.5dBm
● IEEE802.11b: 19±1.5dBm
WAN configuration mode
● Static IP
● Dynamic IP
● PPPoE
● 3G
● PPTP Client
● L2TP Client
● WAN fail over to 3G
● DDNS
● UPnP
● SNTP
● IGMP
● Access Control based on IP/MAC and Port
● QoS
● Firewall
● DoS
● DMZ
● Virtual Server
● NAT
● Static Routing
Management features
● Web GUI interface (HTTP)
● Backup and Restore Configuration
● Remote Management
● Quick Setup Utility
● Firmware Upgrade
● System Log
Environmental specifications
● Operating temperature: 0°C ~ 45°C
● Storage temperature: 20°C ~ 70°C
● Operating Humidity: 10 ~ 90% (Non-condensing)
● Storage Humidity:5 ~ 90% (Non-condensing)
Power Supply
● Switching Power Adapter 5V DC, 2A
Dimensions
● Net Dimensions (L x W x H): 181.4 x 121.9 x 28.17mm
● Gross Dimensions (L x W x H): 262 x 188 x 68mm
Weights
● Net Weight: 260g
● Gross Weight: 625g
Warranty
● Digicare lifetime warranty

So, this was our take on the features and specifications of all the four networking devices from Digisol which are DG-BR1016NC, DG-WR3001N, DG-BR1000Nu and DG-BR4313NG. Stay tuned, as in our next article about these devices we will setup and configure all the four products and give you a first hand account of the same in our setup and configuration video.
 

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