EXO AC1900 MU‑MIMO Wi‑Fi Router

DIR‑878

  • Product Status: Live
  • Dual-band Wireless AC1900 (1,300 Mbps on 5 GHz + 600 Mbps on 2.4 GHz)
  • 802.11ac Wave 2 with MU-MIMO and Advanced AC SmartBeam
  • Gigabit WAN and 4 x Gigabit LAN

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HD Streaming & Gaming on Multiple Devices

The DIR-878 delivers premium performance for users who demand faster Wi-Fi speeds for HD streaming and gaming on multiple devices. This router is designed to support MU-MIMO Technology that allows multiple devices to get high bandwidth Wi-Fi signal at the same time.

DIR-878 EXO AC1900 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Router

Key Features

MU-MIMO
MU-MIMO

Deliver maximum speed for each device

Powerful Dual Core Processor
Powerful Dual Core Processor

Boost wireless and wired performance

Optimised Antenna
Optimised Antenna

Wider coverage throughout your home

Supports 3x3 data streams for increased throughput
3x3 Data Streams

Supports 3 data streams for increased throughput

SmartBeam Technology
Advanced AC SmartBeam

Tracks your connected devices for enhanced Wi-Fi speed and range

Dual-Band Wi-Fi Performance
Dual Band Wi-Fi Performance

Simultaneous Dual-band Wireless 

Dual‑band with a Kick

How about a dual-band wireless router with 3x3 data streams for faster Wi-Fi speeds? Independent data streams are delivered to each device on the network for speeds of up to 1900Mbps (600 Mbps in 2.4GHz + 1300 Mbps in 5GHz). The best performance for streaming your favorite movie or playing games with your friends.

DIR-878 Dual band with a kick

Want Great Coverage?

Four high-performance external antennas will bring out stronger Wi-Fi coverage throughout your home. More devices that will connect faster to your network and no more dead zones.

DIR-878 Want great coverage?

Multi‑User MIMO (MU‑MIMO)

With MU-MIMO technology multiple devices are able to get high-bandwidth Wi-Fi signal at the same time, distributing data more efficiently, giving you the fastest Wi-Fi speeds in your home. You can stream HD media faster, transfer large files really fast and play buffer free gaming.

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DIR-878 Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO)

More Processing Power

A Dual-core processor boosts multitasking computing power and improves throughput speeds for all of your applications.

DIR-878 More processing power
DIR-878 Optimal Bandwidth Connect

Optimal Bandwidth Connection

Not all Wi-Fi bands are the same, but you don’t need to worry about that. The DIR-878 chooses from two Wi-Fi bands and automatically connects each device on your network to the best, clearest band available for the best connection every time.

SmartBeam Forming

Improves coverage by directing bandwidth to your devices as you move around your home. You can seamlessly stream HD video, surf the web, skype your friends and play online games from wherever you are so you’ll always get the best experience.

DIR-878 SmartBeam forming

Best Wired Performance

Connect up to 4 wired devices and enjoy the best online experience for HD Streaming and Gaming.

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Functions & Features

High-Speed Connectivity

  • 802.11ac wireless with MU-MIMO and AC SmartBeam delivers blazing fast wireless connectivity with increased range and reliability
  • 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet WAN port for fast-paced Internet access
  • Four 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports give you high-speed wired connectivity

Flexible Bandwidth

  • Concurrent dual-band Wi-Fi with combined speeds of up to 1900 Mbps1
  • QoS engine to prioritise important traffic and deliver uninterrupted bandwidth

Setup and Management

  • Web browser-based setup and configuration
  • Intuitive setup wizard to guide you through the configuration process
  • Firewall and access control options to prevent attacks and restrict access to your network

Technical Specifications

General

Device Interfaces

  • IEEE 802.11 ac/n/g/b/a wireless LAN
  • 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet WAN port
  • Four 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports

LEDs

  • Power
  • Internet
  • WLAN (2.4 GHz & 5 GHz)

Antenna Type

  • Four external antennas  

Data Signal Rate

  • 2.4 GHz
    • Up to 600 Mbps1
  • 5 GHz
    • Up to 1,300 Mbps1

Standards

  • IEEE 802.11ac
  • IEEE 802.11n
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.3ab
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11a
  • IEEE 802.11d
  • IEEE 802.3u

Minimum Requirements

  • Internet Explorer 10, Firefox 28.0, Chrome 28.0, Safari 6.0, or other Java-enabled browser
  • Cable/DSL modem or other Internet Service Provider equipment with Ethernet port

Functionality

Security

  • WPA & WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access)
  • WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup)

Advanced Features

  • Web setup wizard
  • QoS (Quality of Service)
  • DMZ (De-militarised Zone)
  • Firewall - Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • Guest Zone
  • IPv6-Ready

Physical

Dimensions

  • 258.8 x 183.4 x 44.9 mm (10.2 x 7.2 x 1.8 inches)       

Weight

  • 565 grams (1.25 pounds)        

Power Adaptor

  • Input: 100 to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz
  • Output: 12 V, 1.5 A

Temperature

  • Operating: 0 to 40 °C (32 to 104 °F)
  • Storage: -20 to 65 °C (-4 to 149 °F)

Humidity

  • Operating: 10% to 90% non-condensing
  • Storage: 5% to 95% non-condensing

Certifications

  • FCC
  • CE2
  • C-Tick
  • S Mark (UL60950)
  • Wi-Fi Certified
  • WPS Setup
  • IPv6
1 Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE standard 802.11ac specifications which are subject to change. 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.
2 For the EU region, this product is compliant with CE regulations and operates within the following frequency ranges: 2.4 - 2.4835 GHz and 5.150 - 5.250 GHz.

FAQ

  • How do I configure the wireless mode (802.11) on my router? Read Answer
  • How can I check the firmware version of my router ? Read Answer
  • How do I backup/restore the configuration on my router? Read Answer
  • How do I enable Guest Zone/Guest Access on my router? Read Answer
Version Date Type File Size
Datasheet EN - PDF 0.44mb Download
Version Description Date Type File Size
Revision A Product Manual - - - Download
Version Description Date Type File Size
Revision A Product Manual 13/06/2017 - - Download
This D-Link product includes software code developed by third parties, including software code subject to the GNU General Public License (“GPL”) or GNU Lesser General Public License (“LGPL”). As applicable, the terms of the GPL and LGPL, and information on obtaining access to the GPL code and LGPL code used in this product, are available to you at:
 
http://tsd.dlink.com.tw/GPL.asp
 
The GPL code and LGPL code used in this product is distributed WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY and is subject to the copyrights of one or more authors. For details, see the GPL code and the LGPL code for this product and the terms of the GPL and LGPL.
Version Description Date
1.10b05 Firmware
Release notes included
14/03/2018 Download
Version Description Date
1.00 Revision A CE document 15/11/2017 Download