AX1500 Wi‑Fi 6 Router

DIR‑X1560

  • Product Status (Revision A1): Live
  • Dual-band, Wireless AX15001
  • Wi-Fi 6 with MU-MIMO & OFDMA
  • Beamforming, 128-bit encryption
  • Amazon Alexa & Google Assistant compatible
  • Gigabit WAN, LAN, 4 x Gigabit LAN ports
  • 2-Year D-Link Warranty
 

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The Wi‑Fi 6 revolution starts here.

Upgrade to an AX1500 Wi-Fi 6 Router that brings next-generation Wi-Fi technology into your home. Enjoy Wi-Fi 6 innovations that deliver unprecedented capacity, speeds and security for all your devices at once.

DIR-X1560 AX1500 Wi-Fi 6 Router

Wireless speeds and efficiency the Wi‑Fi 6 way.

Wi-Fi 6, also known as 802.11ax, is the next-generation standard in Wi-Fi technology. Wi-Fi 6 has significant improvements on the previous 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard. Now you can watch, game and browse at a faster and more efficient rate from every room in the house and with more devices than ever.

38% faster

Faster

Boost to a massive 1024-QAM with Wi-Fi 6, and use up to 4 simultaneous streams to deliver combined Wi-Fi speeds of up to 1500 Mbps2.

x4 capacity

Capacity

OFDMA greatly increases your total number of devices you can connect to around your home.

x4 efficiency

Efficient

Built-in power amplifiers boost your range, and beamforming and MU-MIMO deliver higher bandwidth to all your devices at once with precision.

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DIR-X1560 AX1500 Wi-Fi 6 Router with black and white background

A new type of Wi‑Fi that’s even faster.

Bring home next‑gen Wi‑Fi 6 speeds of up to 1.5 Gbps. Experience a jump of up to 38% faster speeds than Wireless AC, for a better way to enjoy snappier browsing, 4K streaming and online gaming.

Wi-Fi 6 802.11ax speed comparison with 802.11ac and 802.11n
VR headset, overear headphones, all-screen phone

Built for tomorrow’s tech, today.

Wi-Fi 6 works by using 1024-QAM to provide a signal that packs in a lot more data, and a 160 MHz for a wider channel, that results in a lot faster Wi-Fi with unprecedented efficiency. Now you can enjoy more of the latest tech like virtual reality without any stutter, vivid 4K streaming, and faster file downloads.

x2
Bandwidth allowance
Boost from Wireless AC’s 80 MHz to double the channel width of Wi-Fi 6’s 160 Mhz, for a faster connection from router to the device.

 

38%
Higher throughput
Wireless AC’s 256-QAM is outperformed by Wi-Fi 6 which uses 1024-QAM to carry 10 bits per symbol instead of 8 bits, improving raw speeds by 38%.

 

Coverage that reaches further.

4 high-gain external antennas, and built-in power amplifiers work together to generate a broader and more reliable Wi-Fi signal to reach more rooms and provide coverage throughout your home2.

House diagram showing coverage of DIR-X1560 AX1500 Wi-Fi 6 Router

Multi‑device household? No problem.

Wi-Fi 6 uses a combination of OFDMA and MU-MIMO technology to increase the total number of devices your network can effortlessly handle by up to 4x, so you can bring more of the latest tech into your smart home. And OFDMA transmits to multiple devices simultaneously to make sure everyone using the home Wi-Fi uses it with unprecedented efficiency.

Diagram showing Wi-Fi6 delivering data to devices efficiently
1.5Ghz

Processor

With far more processing power over any common Wi‑Fi 5 router, the DIR‑X1560’s triple‑core 1.5 GHz CPU can tackle huge amounts of data transfers, so you can enjoy lag‑free gaming and vivid 4k//HD streaming without buffering.

Diagram showing DIR-X1560 AX1500 Wi-Fi 6 Router ports

Wi‑Fi 6 has the latest security, with powerful encryption.

Privacy has become essential to digital life. With a built‑in firewall (NAT), automatic security and firmware updates and backups, a VPN wizard for virtual private networking, and the most advanced Wi‑Fi 6 security, the DIR‑X1560 provides peace of mind while you’re online.

Firmware

Always up to date.

Firmware automatically stays updated, making sure you always have the latest security. The Dual Image feature saves a recovery image before any update, so you’re always backed up.

Encryption

Encrypted security.

Built-in 128-bit encryption is the latest advanced Wi-Fi security standard available, bringing a new era of wireless encryption and greater privacy to all your devices at home.

Quick VPN

Quick VPN.

When you’re out and about, Quick VPN lets you connect to the internet as if you’re at home, making connections more secure, and allowing you to access online videos and content like you’re at home.

Father with son using a tablet

You’re the boss.

Set the ground rules to keep your children safe online. Whether you need to get everyone around the table for a meal, it’s time for homework or you need a break from the screens, the DIR-X1560 comes with parental controls on the D-Link Wi-Fi mobile app so that you’re always in charge.

   
Management

Full control
Find out which devices are connected to Covr, created schedules, check login credentials, reboot the system hand-free
 Guest Wi-Fi zone Wi-Fi Guest Zone
Set guest logins for when you have visitors and block any devices you don’t know.
 Parental Controls Parental Controls
Manage internet access with profile-based parental controls.

Easy setup. Convenient controls.

Setup is quick and easy with the free D-Link Wi-Fi app. Follow the on-screen step-by-step instructions to get everything up and running in no time.

D-Link Wi-Fi free mobile app Download button for the Apple App Store. Download button for the Google Play Store.

D-Link Wi-Fi app's dashboard on a phone
Speedtest™ by Ookla

The most popular way to test your internet speed, built in.

Speedtest™ by Ookla is built into the router and is the definitive way to measure the true speed of your Router-to-ISP connection by using the free D-Link Wi-Fi app.

Battery life

Green technology that saves your battery life.

Target Wake Time (TWT) automatically helps reduce battery consumption for all your connected devices by devising when and how often transfers are required, TWT then automatically conserves energy and helps save battery life on your devices.

Amazon Echo Dot and Google Home Mini

Voice control with Alexa and Google Assistant.

"Hey... pause the internet for the kids"

Take control of your network just by using your voice with Amazon Alexa or Google Home devices. Receive instant audio alerts about network updates, check on the security status of any device, and more.

Works with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant

We're here to help

30 Years

Over 30 years in the networking industry

Innovative end‑to‑end solution experts for small businesses to large corporations around the world.

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Talking to us is easy

Skilled local support in 16 countries. Our support teams are ready to help you.

2-Year D-Link Warranty

2‑Year D‑Link Warranty

You're protected by one of the global leaders in the industry.

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1 The DIR-X1560 may not support all of the mandatory features, established in Wave 1 of the IEEE 802.11ax specifications
2 Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11ax and 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, may lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental factors may adversely affect wireless signal range.


Wireless standard
802.11ax Wi-Fi 6
Frequency band mode
Dual-band simultaneous
Wireless speed
1200 Mbps 5 GHz

300 Mbps 2.4 GHz
Antenna type
4 fixed omni-directional antennas
Wired interface
1 x Gigabit Ethernet WAN

4 x Gigabit Ethernet LAN
Advanced features
Multicast support

MU-MIMO

SmartBeam

SmartConnect band optimisation
Version Date Type File Size
Datasheet EN - PDF 1.35mb Download
Version Description Date Type File Size
Manual 1.00 RevA1 Product Manual 11/02/2020 - - Download
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QIG 1.01 RevA1 Quick Install Guide 23/06/2020 - - Download
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FW 1.01 RevA1 Firmware 27/05/2020 Download
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CE doc 1.00 RevA1 CE document 14/02/2020 Download