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D-Link Wireless AC1200 (2015) review

The detailed specifications, photos and introductory video of the D-Link Wireless AC1200 (DIR-842) AC1200 router. The list of the competitors most often compared to the D-Link Wireless AC1200 router.

The D-Link Wireless AC1200 (DIR-842) router released in 2015. It is powered by Realtek RTL8197DN @ 660 MHz chipset, 64 MB RAM and 8 MB flash. The AC1200 router is compatible with IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac standards, and the maximum speed that you can get with Wireless AC1200 is 300 + 867 Mbps.

The Guest network is a useful feature of the Wireless AC1200 router that creates a separate network for guests.

The Wireless AC1200 router has 1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps WAN and 4 x 10/100/1000 Mbps LAN ports.

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D-Link Wireless AC1200 (DIR-842) specifications

Brand
D-Link
Name
Wireless AC1200
Type
DIR-842
Launch
2015

Body

Dimensions
190 x 133 x 38 mm
Weight
288 g

System

The router's memory (RAM) cannot be expanded. By default, the router's flash memory is used to store the D-Link operating system.

Chipset
Realtek RTL8197DN @ 660 MHz
RAM
64 MB
Flash
8 MB
OS
D-Link
Power supply
12 V / 1 A

Network

The latest firmware supports IPv6 protocol that provides an identification and location system for computers on networks and routes traffic across the Internet.

Protocols
IPv4
IPv6
LAN ports
4 x 10/100/1000 Mbps
WAN ports
1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps
Mobile network
no
VPN support
no

Wireless

The Wireless AC1200 is compatible with 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi networks. 2.4 GHz is the most widely used frequency and in some cases may be overcrowded. The Wireless AC1200 supports the 5 GHz band. The 5 GHz band offers better noise immunity, less interference, and more available channels.

Antennas
4 x 7 dBi
RP-SMA
2.4 GHz
yes
5 GHz
yes
60 GHz
no
Standards
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Class
AC1200
Speed
300 + 867 Mbps
Transmit power
23 dBm
Security
WPA
WPA2
WPS
Guest network
yes

Connectivity

USB ports
no
Print server
no
File server
no

Administration

The default IP addresses of the D-Link Wireless AC1200 device is 192.168.1.1. These address allows you to access the router's console login page.

Default IP
192.168.1.1
Default username
Admin
Default password
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Links

Official site
http://www.dlink.com/

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