MiniStation Air (HDW-P500U3) router specifications (specs)
CPU: 360 MHz
RAM: 64 MiB
Flash: 8 MiB
Custom firmwares: None
WiFi: 300mbps (bgn)
WiFi bands: 2.4GHz
WiFi throughput: n/a
Hard reset instructions for Buffalo MiniStation Air (HDW-P500U3)
If your MiniStation Air (HDW-P500U3) router is not working as it should, dropping connections or not
responsive, you should first do a reset of the router to see if the problems persist. Other
scenarios where you might want to reset your router is if you've forgotten the password or
misconfigured it and can't get access anymore.
Your can reset your Buffalo MiniStation Air (HDW-P500U3) in the following way(s):
The 30-30-30 resetThere are no specific instructions for this model yet, but you can always do the 30-30-30 reset as follows:
- When router is powered on, press the reset button and hold for 30 seconds. (Use a paper clip or something sharp)
- While holding the reset button pressed, unplug the power of the router and hold the reset button for 30 seconds
- While still holding the reset button down, turn on the power to the unit again and hold for another 30 seconds.
This process usually works for resetting any router to it's factory setting.
If that doesn't work be sure to check out the
questions and answers
incase someone else has had similar problems resetting their router.
Note: It is worth reading more about how to reset routers with the 30 30 30 reset and what the risks and considerations are when resetting your router this way, instead of just rebooting it.
Default factory settings for Buffalo MiniStation Air (HDW-P500U3)
If you have performed a reset of your MiniStation Air (HDW-P500U3) device or not changed the defaults, you should be able to access it with the following settings:
Note: If you are using the default settings you should change them to increase security and prevent unathorized access to your network.
User Manuals for MiniStation Air (HDW-P500U3)
Do you still have questions concerning the router that you can't find online? You can always try the manuals where most questions should be answered from the manufacturer. Below are the device manuals available for your MiniStation Air (HDW-P500U3).
|user manual (click to download)||71.07 kB||June 4, 2012|
|User manual (click to download)||0.96 MB||July 11, 2012|
MiniStation Air (HDW-P500U3) Firmwares
Staying up to date with the latest firmware is a good idea to keep your router even more
from various security flaws.
If you want to squeeze a little bit of extra functionality out of your router, consider flashing an open-source firmware like dd-wrt, openWRT or LEDE. Flashing a custom ROM can greatly increase the stability and functionality of your old router.
Following are the firmwares that we have identified existing for the Buffalo MiniStation Air (HDW-P500U3):
Buffalo stock firmware for the MiniStation Air (HDW-P500U3)
Stock firmwares for the MiniStation Air (HDW-P500U3) are available under the download section on the modem's support page. You can also refer to the router's manual for instructions on how to upgrade the firmware.
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