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The DIR-506L Pocket Cloud Router is a portable router that lets you share your Internet connection and your fles all from a compact device that fts in your pocket. Tiny yet versatile, it gives you all the functionality of a router, access point, wireless repeater, and network storage drive. It also features a rechargeable battery and mini-USB power option so that it is the perfect companion for any road warrior.

Travel-friendly and Versatile

For easy connectivity and fle sharing on the go, the DIR-506L is ideal. Its compact design allows it to ft right in your pocket, and the rechargeable battery means you don't even need a power outlet to share your Internet connection or create a network. You can also plug it into a powered USB port to recharge the battery. A pivoting stand allows for vertical use and folds away when you're on-the-go.


  • PoE Port: No
  • General Information

  • Product Type: Wireless Router
  • Manufacturer Part Number: DIR-506L
  • Manufacturer Website Address: www.dlink.com
  • Manufacturer: D-Link Systems, Inc
  • Product Model: DIR-506L
  • Product Name: DIR-506L Pocket Cloud Router
  • Brand Name: D-Link
  • I/O Expansions


    System Requirements

    Operating Systems:

    • iOS
    • Android

    Network & Communication

  • Network Technology: 10/100Base-TX
  • Ethernet Technology: Fast Ethernet
  • Physical Characteristics

  • Weight (Approximate): 4.00 oz
  • Form Factor: Desktop
  • Height: 2.0"
  • Width: 2.7"
  • Depth: 1.7"
  • Power Description

  • Power Source: AC Adapter
  • Storage

    Management & Protocols

  • Management:

    Web Base Management

  • Security Features:
    • Network Address Translation (NAT)
    • SPI
    • MAC Address Filtering
    • Website Filtering
  • Warranty

    Wireless Specifications

  • Features: Quality of Service (QoS)
  • Wireless Security:
    • WPA
    • WPA2
    • WEP 64/128-bit
    • WPS
  • Wireless Transmission Speed: 150 Mbps
  • Broadband Transmission Technology: Ethernet
  • Wi-Fi Standard: IEEE 802.11n
  • ISM Band: Yes
  • UNII Band: No
  • ISM Minimum Frequency: 2.40 GHz
  • ISM Maximum Frequency: 2.48 GHz
  • Interfaces/Ports

  • USB: Yes
  • VGA: No
  • Network (RJ-11): No
  • Powerline: No
  • Management Port: No
  • Number of Broadband (RJ-45) Ports: 1
  • Serial: No
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    Sit back and enjoy your media files whether you’re at home or on a long road trip. Connect to your iPhone, iPad, or Android device with the free SharePortTM Mobile app. The app uses icons for easy navigation. What’s more, you can automatically sync and share music, videos and photos from your USB storage device to your iPhone, iPad or Android device.





    Wirelessly expand your iPad and Smartphone storage

    The SharePortTM Go adds portable, wireless storage to your iPhone, iPad and Android devices, giving you more capacity for your favorite media. Just plug in a USB drive to instantly access and share your favorite movies, music, and photos – it’s that simple!


    Turn any Internet connection into a Wi-Fi Hotspot

    Tired of weak wireless signal in your hotel room? Setting up for a conference and need a wireless network connection? The handy, little SharePort Go is great for your traveling needs. Utilize the SharePort Go as a travel router or access point for instant, strong and secured Wi-Fi anywhere where a wired network connection already exists.

    The SharePort Go's flexible operation modes, include:

    • Router/AP
    • Wi-Fi HotSpot


     Ideal for hotels, public Internet, schools, dorms or other lcoations where a secured wireless network is needed.





    Charge and go!

    Charging your SharePort Go is fast and easy. Simply use the included USB cable to plug it into your PC or laptop’s USB port; or, connect to an AC outlet using a standard USB power adapter, like the one you use with your iPhone or Android (USB power adapter not included).  The SharePort Go will even charge your Smartphone, giving you an extra power source for your Smartphone when you need it.   The rechargeable battery delivers up to 4 hours of ultimate mobility.

    Travel-friendly and versatile

    Its compact design allows it to fit right in your pocket and the rechargeable battery means you don't even need a power outlet to share your Internet connection or create a secure wireless network.  Ideal for public places with limited power outlets like airports, cars, trains, subways or hotel lobbies and conference rooms.

    Easy to Set Up and Easy to Use

    Setting up the SharePort Go is quick and simple.  Connect to it wirelessly with a PC or mobile device and follow the steps in the built-in Setup Wizard to configure.  With D-Link’s One-Touch AP Configuration and Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) button, connecting to an existing wireless network or adding wireless devices can be done with a push of a button. 

    D-Link also provides a free Quick Router Setup Mobile® (QRS) app for your iPhone, iPad or Android device for setting up the SharePort Go with your mobile device.  It couldn't be easier.



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    1. SharePort - USB 2.0 Port
    2. Portable and Secure Wireless Networking
    3. Ethernet LAN Port
    4. Power Switch
    5. Mini USB Port
    6. WPS Button
    7. Power Charging LED
    8. USB Activity LED
    9. Ethernet LED
    10. Wi-Fi LED
    11. Pivot Stand

    SharePort - USB 2.0 Port

    Connect a USB storage device or charge a USB-powered Smartphone.

    Portable and Secure Wireless Networking

    Multiple Operation Modes:  Wireless N150 Router / Access Point, Wi-Fi Hotspot and Repeater

    Ethernet LAN Port

    Plug your Internet cable in here

    Power Switch

    Mini USB Port

    Charge your SharePort Go device

    WPS Button

    Securely add devices to your wireless network

    Power Charging LED

    USB Activity LED

    Indicates USB device activity

    Ethernet LED

    Indicates Ethernet LAN connectivity

    Wi-Fi LED

    Indicates Wi-Fi connectivity

    Pivot Stand

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    SharePort Comparison



    • IEEE 802.11n

    • IEEE 802.11g

    • IEEE 802.3

    • IEEE 802.3u

    • IEEE 802.3ab

    Physical Interface 

    • 1 10/100 Fast Ethernet Port

    • 1 push-button (for Wi-Fi Protected Setup™)

    Antenna Type

    • Two Internal PIFA Antennas

    Power Input

    • Compatible with USB Power Adapter, 5V/1A minimum (Adapter Not Included)


    • WPA™ & WPA2™ (Wi-Fi Protected Access)

    • Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) - PIN/PBC

    Device Management

    • Internet Explorer® v7 or Later

    • Mozilla® Firefox®

    • Google Chrome

    • Safari 4 or Later

    USB SharePortTM

    • Maximum 500GB USB storage size

    • USB Drive format: FAT32 and NTFS

    • SharePort Mobile App and SharePort Web File Access Support (Available only in Router and Wi-Fi Hotspot Modes)

    SharePort Mobile App

    Supported File Types 

    • Movie:  .mp4 and .mov

    • Music:  .mp3 and .wav

    • Photo:  .jpg, .bmp, .gif and .png

    • Other:  .doc, .docx, .pps, .ppt, .pptx, .xls, .xlsx and .pdf

    Mobile Apps

    • SharePort Mobile App requires:  iOS 4.3 or higher, Android 2.0 or higher

    • QRS Mobile App requires:  iOS 4.3 or higher, Android 2.0 or higher

    Operation Modes

    • Router Mode

    • AP Mode

    • Repeater Mode

    • Wi-Fi Hotspot Mode

    Diagnostic LEDs

    • Power/Charging

    • USB

    • Ethernet

    • Wireless

    Operating Temperature

    • 32º to 104ºF (0º to 40ºC)

    Operating Humidity 

    • 10% to 90% non-condensing


    • Wi-Fi®

    • FCC

    • IC

    Dimensions (L x W x H)

    • 4.05" x 0.88" x 3.14" (102.9 x 22.3 x 79.8 mm)


    • 0.28 lb (125 grams)

    Package Contents

    • SharePort Go Mobile Companion (DIR-506L)

    • 1700mAh Li-ion battery

    • USB Cable 

    • Quick Install Guide 


    • 1-Year Limited Warranty4

    1 Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate.

    2 Minimum Requirement is for upgrading firmware.

    3 24/7 Basic Installation Support is available only in the USA for the first 30 days from date of original purchase.

    4 1-Year Limited Warranty available only in the USA and Canada.

    5 Computer must adhere to Microsoft’s recommended System Requirements.

    6 D-Link cannot guarantee full compatibility or proper playback with all codecs.

    7 Minimum Requirement is for upgrading firmware.

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