Wireless AC1200 MU‑MIMO Dual‑Band Router

DIR‑842

  • Product Status (Revision C3): Live
  • Dual-band Wave 2 Wireless AC1200 (867 Mbps on 5 GHz + 300 Mbps on 2.4 GHz)
  • 802.11ac with MU-MIMO
  • Gigabit WAN and 4 x Gigabit LAN

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The Wireless AC1200 MU-MIMO Dual-Band Router (DIR-842) combines the latest high-speed Wave 2 802.11ac with
Gigabit Ethernet ports to provide a seamless networking experience.

It's advanced security features keep data safe from unwanted network intruders, whilst the increased range and reliability of Wireless AC technology allows you to stay connected - even under heavy network utilisation or in rooms that have bad wireless signal.

High-Speed Wired and Wireless Connectivity

Lightning-fast Wi-Fi speeds of up to 1,167 Mbps1 (867 Mbps on the 5 GHz frequency band and 300 Mbps on the 2.4 GHz frequency band) so you can meet the ever-greater demand from multimedia applications.

In addition, 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet ports give you solid, dependable wired performance for devices such as smart TVs, gaming consoles and network storage devices.

Dual-Band Wireless for Seamless Performance

Surf the web, chat and play online games on the 2.4 GHz band with your smartphones and computers, while simultaneously streaming digital media on the 5 GHz band on your streaming media players and tablets.

Easy to Set Up, Easy to Secure

Sharing your Internet connection doesn't have to be a complicated process - just open a web browser to access the setup wizard and follow the easy step-by-step instructions to get started.

You can even configure a guest zone to give visitors Internet access without giving them access to the rest of your network.

Alternatively, you can download the free QRS (Quick Router Setup) App for iOS or Android to set up directly on your smartphone or tablet without the need of a computer.

1 Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE 802.11ac and IEEE 802.11n specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental factors will adversely affect wireless signal range. Wireless range and speed rates are D-Link relative performance measurements based on the wireless range and speed rates of a standard Wireless G product from D-Link. Maximum throughput based on D-Link 802.11n devices.

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Wireless standard
Wireless AC Wave 2
Frequency band mode
Dual-band simultaneous
Wireless speed
300 Mbps 2.4 GHz

867 Mbps 5 GHz
Antenna type
4 fixed omni-directional antennas
Wired interface
1 x Gigabit Ethernet WAN

4 x Gigabit Ethernet LAN
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