TP-Link Archer C5 (2014) review
The detailed specifications, photos and introductory video of the TP-Link Archer C5 (C5) AC1200 router. The list of the competitors most often compared to the TP-Link Archer C5 router.
The TP-Link Archer C5 (C5) router released in 2014. It is powered by Qualcomm Atheros QCA9558 @ 720 MHz chipset, 128 MB RAM and 16 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 Archer C5 is 300 + 867 Mbps.
The Guest network is a useful feature of the Archer C5 router that creates a separate network for guests. It has 2 x USB 2.0 port(s).
The Archer C5 router has 1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps WAN and 4 x 10/100/1000 Mbps LAN ports.
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TP-Link Archer C5 (C5) pictures
TP-Link Archer C5 (C5) specifications
- Archer C5
- 243 x 160.6 x 32.5 mm
The router's memory (RAM) cannot be expanded. By default, the router's flash memory is used to store the TP-Link operating system.
- Qualcomm Atheros QCA9558 @ 720 MHz
- 128 MB
- 16 MB
- Alternative OS
- Power supply
- 12 V / 2.5 A
The latest firmware supports IPv6 protocol that provides an identification and location system for computers on networks and routes traffic across the Internet.
- LAN ports
- 4 x 10/100/1000 Mbps
- WAN ports
- 1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps
- Mobile network
- VPN support
The Archer C5 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 Archer C5 supports the 5 GHz band. The 5 GHz band offers better noise immunity, less interference, and more available channels.
- 2 x 5 dBi
- 2.4 GHz
- 5 GHz
- 60 GHz
- IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
- 300 + 867 Mbps
- Transmit power
- 23 dBm
- Guest network
You can attach a compatible USB printer to the TP-Link Archer C5 device. It has built-in NAS functionality.
- USB ports
- 2 x USB 2.0
- Print server
- File server
The default IP addresses of the TP-Link Archer C5 device is 192.168.0.1. These address allows you to access the router's console login page.
- Default IP
- Default username
- Default password
- Official site
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