Buffalo WHR-1166D - AirStation Wireless Router Dual band 11ac Router

QuickFind: 636021 Mfr part code: WHR-1166D-EU
  • Easy setup dual band router
  • Includes Norton ConnectSAFE web filtering software
  • Guest mode for isolated guest wireless access

Product Description

Buffalo WHR-1166D - AirStation Wireless Router Dual band 11ac Router

The new Buffalo™ AirStation™ Wireless Router (WHR-1166D-EU) is ready for the latest 11ac smartphones, tablets, or laptops and designed especially for users focussed on their wireless connections.

It is a smart and affordable choice for homes and small office networks looking to upgrade their network with a fast 11ac wireless router.

Easy setup dual band router

The WHR-1166D provides up to 866 Mbps transfer speed in the 5GHz band and simultaneous transfer speeds of up to 300 Mbps in the 2.4GHz band.

Furthermore, easy setup is a few clicks away via a simple User Interface. The brand new UI has been designed to provide users one-click access to their most commonly accessed settings. Simple toggles and buttons provide a familiar and easy navigation experience. Accessible on a computer, smartphone, or tablet.

Advanced QoS feature allows users to automatically prioritize media and entertainment traffic for uninterrupted streaming and lag-free gaming.

Including Norton ConnectSafe web filtering and parental control by Symantec

The AirStation™ Dual Band 11ac Wireless Gigabit router also offers Norton ConnectSafe™ web filtering and parental control by Symantec, that allows you to limit the amount of time specific users are connected.

Upgrade your existing wireless connection to provide greater coverage, beamforming, blazing fast transfer speeds - all whilst protecting your network and your family, Buffalo's AirStation™ Wireless Router is the next generation of wireless connectivity.

Guest Port

For more advanced users the WHR-1166D also has functionalities like QoS, port forwarding and guest port.

The guest port feature allows you to both share your internet connection with visitors and also isolate your own network devices - keeping you, and your guests, entirely separate. Buffalo's new AirStation™ can also be integrated into an existing network as a wireless range extender for even better and further reach.

Technical Specification

Buffalo WHR-1166D - AirStation Wireless Router Dual band 11ac Router


Frequency Band 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz
Device Type Wireless router - 4-port switch (integrated)
Enclosure Type Desktop
Connectivity Technology Wireless, wired
Data Link Protocol Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac
Data Transfer Rate 1166 Mbps
Network / Transport Protocol PPTP
Encryption Algorithm AES, 128-bit WEP, 64-bit WEP, TKIP, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK
Authentication Method Radio Service Set ID (SSID)
Features NAT support, auto-uplink (auto MDI/MDI-X), packet filtering, Intrusion Detection System (IDS), MAC address filtering, parental control, Airstation OneTouch Secure System (AOSS), MIMO technology, Quality of Service (QoS), Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), hidden SSID, Buffalo High Power technology, port forwarding, Stateful Packet Inspection Firewall (SPIF), Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS), VPN Server
Compliant Standards IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, UPnP, IEEE 802.11ac

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Limited warranty - 3 years
Service & Support Details Limited warranty - 3 years

Expansion / Connectivity

Interfaces LAN: 4 x 10Base-T/100Base-TX - RJ-45 ¦ WAN: 1 x 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T - RJ-45


Voltage Required AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)
Power Device External power adapter
Power Consumption Operational 10.8 Watt

Line Properties

Line Coding Format CCK, OFDM


Included Accessories Vertical stand

Software / System Requirements

Software Included Norton ConnectSafe
OS Required Microsoft Windows XP, Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bits), Windows 8 (32/64 bits), Windows 8.1 (32/64 bits), Apple MacOS X 10.5 - 10.9

Dimensions & Weight

Width 5.5 cm
Depth 13 cm
Height 15.9 cm
Weight 280 g

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 40 °C
Humidity Range Operating 10 - 85% (non-condensing)

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