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TP-Link Archer A8

details: AC1900 Wireless MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Router
hardware type: Wireless Router
date added: 2020-09-29
updated: 2020-10-03
With 3×3 MIMO, Archer A8 is capable of transmitting and receiving data on three streams.

Archer A8 delivers high-performance home Wi-Fi with total speeds up to 1900Mbps (1300 Mbps on the 5 GHz band and 600 Mbps on the 2.4 GHz band). Handle simple tasks like sending e-mails or web browsing on the 2.4 GHz band and bandwidth-intensive tasks like online gaming or 4K/8K UHD streaming on the 5 GHz band—all lag-free.

Access your entertainment from every corner of your home with 3 external high-performance antennas. Beamforming technology detects devices and concentrates wireless signal strength towards them, even if they are far away or low-powered.

Archer A8 helps your devices achieve optimal performance by making communication more efficient with MU-MIMO technology. Multiple devices are able to send and receive data on the best available band. Enjoy non-stop entertainment on all your devices—lag free.

Smart Connect helps your router automatically switch each device's connection to the best available Wi-Fi band while Airtime Fairness prevents older devices from slowing down your network. With both, everyone can enjoy a smoother, lag-free W-Fi experience.

Gigabit Ethernet ports (1 WAN+ 4 LAN) deliver maximum wired speeds. Plug in your PCs, smart TVs, and game consoles for fast and reliable connections.
 
 
 
 Archer A8 Features
 General
 Availability: currently available
 Street price: $149
 LAN / WAN Connectivity
 WAN ports: 1
 WAN port(s) type: Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
 WAN port auto cross-over: yes
 LAN ports: 4
 LAN ports type: Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
 LAN ports auto cross-over: yes
 Router
 NAT routing: yes
 Multihomed: yes
 DMZ: yes
 Port forwarding: yes
 Port triggering: yes
 DHCP server: yes
 DHCP client: yes
 Dynamic DNS client: yes
 QoS: yes
 UPnP: yes
 Routing Protocols: VLAN tagging (802.1q)
IGMP Multicast (RFC 1112)
 Wireless
 Maximum Wireless Speed: 1900 Mbps (Wi-Fi 5)
 WiFi standards supported: 802.11b (Wi-Fi 1)
802.11a (Wi-Fi 2)
802.11g (Wi-Fi 3)
802.11n (Wi-Fi 4)
802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5)
 Wifi security/authentication: WEP
WPA (TKIP)
WPA2 (AES)
802.1X (EAP-MD5/TLS/TTLS/PEAP)
 WiFi modes: Access point
 Transmit Power: +23 dBm
 WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup): yes
 MU-MIMO: yes
 Beamforming: yes
 Dual Band (2.4GHz/5GHz): yes
 Firewall
 SPI firewall: yes
 Filtering: Domain/URL blocking, IP Address filtering, MAC Address filtering
 Device Management
 Default IP address: 192.168.0.1
 Alternate Admin URL: http://tplinkwifi.net
 Administration: Web-based (LAN)
Remote configuration (WAN)
Mobile App
 Firmware upgradeable: yes
 Configuration backup/restore: yes
 Event log: yes
 Misc hardware info
 IPv6 support: yes
 Links
 Product page: https://www.tp-link.com/en/home-networki...
 Datasheet: https://static.tp-link.com/2020/202004/2...
 Manual: https://static.tp-link.com/2020/202009/2...
 Quick Install Guide: https://static.tp-link.com/2020/202006/2...

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