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TP-Link Archer AX96

details: AX7800 Tri-Band Gigabit WiFi 6E Router
hardware type: Wireless Router
date added: 2021-01-11
updated: 2021-01-12
Archer AX96 features a pure 6 GHz band for dedicated WiFi 6E and drives overall speeds up to 7800Mbps with tri-band WiFi. Its Smart Antennas establish a strong backhaul to boost coverage and improve wireless connections. Other key features include AI-driven mesh and Seamless Roaming.

Archer AX96 is equipped with a 1.7 GHz Quad-Core CPU to handle huge throughput and eradicate latency.

Enjoy unimpeded streaming on the newly opened 6 GHz band. This 3x wider band is a newly opened spectrum only for WiFi 6E and nothing else, enabling more simultaneous transmissions at the highest possible speeds.

Homeshield includes up-to-date network protection provided by Avira. HomeShield offers extra care for IoT devices and blocks possible leaks in advance, guarding all your connected devices against hackers.

The router has 1× 2.5 Gbps WAN/LAN port + 1× Gigabit WAN/LAN port + 3× Gigabit LAN ports.
 Archer AX96 Features
 Availability: announced
 LAN / WAN Connectivity
 WAN ports: 2
 WAN port(s) type: Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
 WAN port auto cross-over: yes
 LAN ports: 3
 LAN ports type: Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
 LAN ports auto cross-over: yes
 USB port(s): 2
one of the USB ports is USB 2.0 (for storage devices)
 USB port type: USB 3.0
 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)
 Maximum Wireless Speed: 7800 Mbps (Wi-Fi 6)
 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)
802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6)
802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6E - 6GHz)
 Wifi security/authentication: WPA (TKIP)
 WiFi modes: Access point
 external antenna(s): 8
 ext antenna(s) removable ?: no
 WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup): yes
 MU-MIMO: yes
 Beamforming: yes
 Dual Band (2.4GHz/5GHz): yes
 Simultaneous Dual Band (2.4GHz/5GHz): yes
 SPI firewall: yes
 DoS / DDoS protection: yes
 Intrusion Detection System (IDS): yes
 Filtering: Domain/URL blocking, IP Address filtering, MAC Address filtering
 Device Management
 Administration: Web-based (LAN)
 Firmware upgradeable: yes
 Misc hardware info
 IPv6 support: yes
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