AC1200 Wi-Fi Gigabit Router
The DIR-842 AC1200 Wi-Fi Gigabit Router is a powerful wireless networking solution designed for Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) environments. By combining high-speed 802.11ac Wi-Fi specification with dual-band technology and Gigabit Ethernet ports, the DIR-842 provides a seamless networking experience with a high degree of convenience and flexibility for SOHOs. The DIR-842s SOHO-class advanced security features keep data safe from unwanted network intruders. This together with the increased range and reliability of Wireless AC technology, helps provide a safe and secure network for devices further into your home or office.
High-Speed Wired and Wireless Connectivity
The DIR-842 AC1200 Wi-Fi Gigabit Router upgrades your network to the latest high-speed wireless technology to bring you lightning-fast Wi-Fi speeds of up to 1200 Mbps* so you can meet the ever-greater demand from multimedia applications. Enjoy streaming media, Internet phone calls, online gaming, and content-rich web surfing throughout your home or office. In addition, 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet ports give you solid, dependable wired performance for devices such as NAS, media centers, and gaming consoles. The built-in Quality of Service (QoS) engine allows you to prioritize important traffic to ensure that your favorite applications are receiving optimal bandwidth.
Dual Band Wireless for Seamless Performance
The DIR-842 AC1200 Wi-Fi Gigabit Router features dual-band wireless, allowing you to operate two concurrent, high-speed Wi-Fi bands for ultimate wireless performance. Surf the web or make important Internet phone calls on the 2.4 GHz band, while simultaneously streaming digital media on the 5 GHz band. Whats more, each band can operate as a separate Wi-Fi network, giving you the ability to customize your network according to your connectivity needs. You can even configure a guest zone to give visitors Internet access without compromising the security of your SOHO network.
Easy to Set Up, Easy to Secure
Sharing your Internet connection doesnt 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. Implement WPA/WPA2 wireless security in minutes with the wireless network setup wizard, or use Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), which establishes a secure connection to new devices without the need to enter settings or create passwords. In addition, the built-in firewall requires no setup, protecting you against malicious attacks from the Internet, and access control features allow you to restrict access to your network giving you greater control over network users.
*Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11ac 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 will adversely affect wireless signal range.