Desktop Networking Products from Legrand Expands Retrofit Options for Wired and Wireless Home Networks

Easy-to-install devices with latest technologies ensure a fast, reliable connection throughout the home

HARRISBURG, Pa., July 18, 2013 - Legrand, the leader in home systems, today announced the release of four desktop networking products designed to ensure fast, reliable network connections throughout the home.


"At Legrand, we strive to deliver the best solutions when it comes to home networking," said Fritz Werder, VP and General Manager, Legrand Home Systems Division. "These new desktop networking products expand our easy to install, retrofit home networking options."

5-Port and 8-Port Gigabit Ethernet Switches

The new Desktop 5-Port (DA1015-V1) and 8-Port (DA1018-V1) Gigabit Ethernet Switches provide high performance, low cost options to upgrade or expand an older network to the networked TV, gaming system, and other bandwidth demanding devices at Gigabit speeds (1000Mbps). As part of a complete Gigabit home network, all networked devices can have access to the fastest, highest quality connections.

802.11n Wireless Router

The Desktop 802.11n Wireless Router (DA2154-V1) provides broad, reliable Wi-Fi coverage throughout the home at speeds up to 300Mbps. This powerful router, complete with dual antennas, is outfitted with a 4-Port Fast Ethernet switch for hardwired connections. The router also supports the latest encryption technologies allowing for a safe and secure network.

802.11n Wireless Access Point

The 802.11n Wireless Access Point (DA2155-V1) allows users to enjoy the freedom of Wi-Fi while utilizing high-speed Internet connections (up to 150 Mbps) to stream music, video chat or watch a movie. The system is equipped with a repeater mode, called Range Extender, to boost the wireless signal to areas previously unreachable by the existing network. The Access Point is also easily installed and configured onto the home network.

To learn more about the latest desktop networking products by Legrand, visit www.legrand.us/networking.

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