AirStation™ HighPower N600 Gigabit Dual Band Open Source DD-WRT Wireless Router 

Buffalo’s AirStation HighPower N600 Gigabit Dual Band Open Source DD-WRT Wireless Router features DD-WRT pre-installed with a breadth of powerful features not normally found in similar routers.. With simultaneous wireless operation on both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands, HighPower technology and powered by DD-WRT, the AirStation HighPower N600 Open Source DD-WRT offers exceptional range and performance at range.

AirStation HighPower N600 Open Source DD-WRT supports a great number of functionalities with simple setup and configuration. It offers advanced features and low-level device management, unlocking extensive capabilities and potential with increased network stability.



open source dd-wrt routerOPEN SOURCE DD-WRT ROUTER

AirStation HighPower N600 Gigabit Dual Band Open Source DD-WRT Wireless Router is a unique DD-WRT router powered by the leading open-source firmware, 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


  • Open source DD-WRT pre-installed
  • Speeds up to 600 Mbps
  • Allows up to 4 simultaneous gigabit wired connections
  • HighPower technology offers outstanding range and coverage
  • Wireless security - AOSS/WPS support
  • Backward compatible with 802.11g/b/a devices
  • USB accessory ports
  • Configure as an Access Point or Wireless Bridge
  • Many DD-WRT capabilities such as OpenVPN, VLAN and full command-line root access, VPN passthrough, DNS caching, ability to create multiple SSIDs, Telnet and SSH root access and more

airstation highpower n600 gigabit wan and lanGIGABIT WAN & LAN

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

  • Connect up to four network-enabled wired devices to your existing wireless network for high speed data streaming; easily add printers, gaming consoles, DVRs, HDTVs and more. AirStation HighPower N600 Open Source DD-WRT is perfect for adding multimedia and gaming devices like Xbox 360®, Sony PlayStation®3, DIRECTV® and DISHNetwork® DVRs, networkable TVs and more to your wireless 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

wireless securityWIRELESS SECURITY

AirStation HighPower N600 Gigabit Dual Band Open Source DD-WRT Wireless Router offers the best security standards available, featuring multi-level wireless encryption options to prevent unauthorized access and protect your important data.

Buffalo's AirStation One-touch Secure System™ (AOSS) eliminates the complexity, creating and maintaining the most secure wireless connection between devices possible, all with the simple push of a button. Within minutes, and in five "behind-the-scenes" steps, your AOSS enabled wireless clients and other devices will establish a secure connection with your Buffalo AirStation router.

dual bandDUAL BAND

Offering simultaneous wireless operation on both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands, the AirStation HighPower N600 Open Source DD-WRT is perfect for streaming HD movies, music and emailing from multiple devices at the same time.

airstation highpower n600 dual band

highpower technologyHIGHPOWER TECHNOLOGY

Buffalo's unique HighPower technology uses high-quality, optimized antennas and on-board power amplifiers to notably boost signal strength, greatly extending wireless range to fill in unwanted holes, bringing a brand new norm to how your network functions and how you utilize this enhanced wireless coverage. Upgrade any existing network with greater range and performance than competing 802.11n solutions and enjoy your digital content with confidence.

backward compatibilityBACKWARD COMPATIBILITY

Easily upgrade your network from previous wireless standards, and maintain compatibility with existing adapters and devices. AirStation HighPower N600 Gigabit Dual Band Open Source DD-WRT Wireless Router works with 11n, 11g, 11b and 11a, offering extreme performance and greater coverage.

wireless bridgeWIRELESS BRIDGE

Configure two or more AirStation HighPower N600 Gigabit Dual Band Open Source DD-WRT Wireless Routers to act as a standalone wireless bridge. Create a permanent, high-speed wireless link capable of speeds up to 600 Mbps and wirelessly extend the range of your network.

 usb accessory portUSB 2.0 ACCESSORY PORT

AirStation HighPower N600 Gigabit Dual Band Open Source DD-WRT Wireless Router is equipped with a USB 2.0 port to connect an external device, such as a printer or hard drive.  Connecting a USB hard drive to the USB 2.0 port turns the drive into a networked drive (NAS), allowing users to share data on computers and digital home electronics.  With an inexpensive USB flash drive connected, it is also easy to set up a low capacity home server - no difficult settings required.

                                             Usage Examples                                                                                                      Create a Simple NAS

airstation highpower n600 usage examples

airstation highpower n600 usb accessory port


Buffalo AirStation Open Source DD-WRT Routers shipped after 3/1/2014 are factory pre-loaded with the open source version of DD-WRT. All development, firmware updates, technical and configuration support will be provided by DD-WRT and the DD-WRT community.


DD-WRT Tutorials


Wireless LAN Interface

Standards compliance IEEE 802.11n/a/g/b

Frequency range

2.4 GHz, 5 GHz simultaneous dual band
Wireless security WPA2 (AES, TKIP), WPA-PSK (AES, TKIP), 128/64-bit WEP
Transmission method Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS), OFDM, MIMO

Wired LAN Interface

Standards compliance IEEE802.3/3u/3ab
Number of LAN ports 4 x RJ-45, auto MDIX
Speed and flow control 10/100/1000 Mbps (auto sensing)
Number of WAN ports 1 x RJ-45, auto MDIX

USB Interface

Standards compliance USB 2.0
Number of ports 1
Data transfer rate 480 Mbps

Environmental and Power

Power consumption 13.2W max
Power supply External AC 100-240V input, 12V DC output
Operating temperature 32-104°F (0-40°C)
Operating humidity 10-85% (non-condensing)


Dimensions 6.5 x 6.2 x 1.4 in
Weight 0.73 lb
Antenna (Tx x Rx) 2 x 2, external
Setup utility OS support Windows® 8 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows® 7 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows Vista® (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows® XP
Max OS® X 10.4 - 10.7*
iOS 3 or later
Android 2.1 or later
Box contents AirStation™ HighPower N600 Open Source DD-WRT Router
Ethernet cable
AC adapter
Screws for wall mounting
User CD
Setup card
Warranty statement

*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.




    File Size Post Date Version OS Support Notes
2018-26-03 Pro v3.0 30356 DD-WRT Firmware for the WZR-600DHP
2016-25-04 1.91 This is the Buffalo firmware for the WZR-600DHP (non DD-WRT)


    File Size Post Date Version OS Support Notes
2016-25-04 All documentation for WZR-600DHP. Includes documentation and quick setup guides for both Buffalo and DD-WRT firmware versions.
2016-25-04 pro-v24sp2-20180 Readme for DD-WRT Firmware
2016-25-04 1.91 Readme for Buffalo firmware update
1.69 KB 2016-25-04 Commands to input in DD-WRT for Guest Network. Firewall configuration and DNS Masq


    File Size Post Date Version OS Support Notes
1.33 MB 2016-25-04 2.0.15 Windows AirStation Configuration utility for Windows
2.88 MB 2016-25-04 1.5.4 Windows Client Manager 5
10.29 MB 2016-25-04 Windows Network USB Navigator for Windows
10.12 MB 2016-25-04 Mac Network USB Navigator for Mac


AirStation™ HighPower N600 Gigabit Dual Band Open Source DD-WRT Wireless Router