Archer C8

End of Life

AC1750 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router

  • Supports 802.11ac standard - the next generation of Wi-Fi
  • Simultaneous 2.4GHz 450Mbps and 5GHz 1300Mbps connections for 1.75Gbps of total available bandwidth
  • 3 dual band detachable antennas provide maximum Omni-directional wireless coverage and reliability
  • Beamforming technology delivers highly efficient wireless connection
  • USB 3.0 + USB 2.0 Ports - easily share a printer locally and files & media with networked devices or remotely via FTP server
  • Why 802.11ac

 
  • Super Fast Transfer Speeds Providing a Superior WiFi Experience

    Archer C8 comes with the next generation 11ac Wi-Fi standard, offering total data transfer speeds achieving up to 1.75Gbps, with 1.3Gbps over the clearer 5GHz channel, and 450Mbps over the 2.4GHz Channel. Ultra-fast 800MHz dual-core CPU function as a great ‘heart’ for fast, stable and responsive performance with Wi-Fi, Ethernet and USB devices. Whole home coverage with excellent Gigabit Wi-Fi are ideal for bandwidth intensive applications such as HD video streaming and online gaming, allowing you to enjoy a super-fast connected home.

 

Greater Coverage and Reliable Wi-Fi

Three dual band antennas and high-powered amplifiers ensure continuous Wi-Fi signal to all your devices while boosting widespread coverage throughout your home.

* Beamforming Technology for Laser-Focused Wi-Fi
Beamforming concentrates the Wi-Fi signal towards your Wi-Fi devices, focusing the data transmission to where you need it the most. Superior Wi-Fi bandwidth utilization increases Wi-Fi range, delivering highly targeted and efficient Wi-Fi connections.

Dual USB Ports for Easy Sharing

With a USB 3.0 port and a USB 2.0 port, it’s easy to share local printers, files and media within the network and between devices. Utilize the FTP server to access files stored on the router while away home. Take advantage of USB 3.0 with 10x faster speed than traditional USB 2.0.

  •  Media Server
  •  FTP Server
  •  Storage Sharing
  •  Printer Sharing
USB 3.0 10X
USB 2.0 1X
USB
Speed
  • Elegant Appearance

    The sophisticated design enhances every home. Its gentle curves, excellent crafting and remarkable quality exudes style and elegance without compromising on excellent performance.

  •  Guest Network
    Guest Network Access provides secure access to guests sharing your Wi-Fi network.
  •  Parental Control
    Parental Controls allow parents or administrators to deploy restricted access for children or staff. With URL blocking, you can easily set up a black or white list to limit the level of web access.
  •  IPv6 Supported
    The Archer C8 supports IPv6, the next generation of Internet protocol, future-proofing the network you are setting up today.
  •  Easy Setup
    Quick and hassle free installation via the web configuration utility from any laptop, smartphone or tablet.
  •  Tether APP
    TP-LINK Tether provides the easiest way to access and manage your router with your smart devices.

Features

  •  SIGNAL RATE
    5GHz: Up to 1300Mbps
    2.4GHz: Up to 450Mbps
     800MHZ Dual-core CPU
    A great ‘heart’ for fast, stable performance with WiFi
     Dual USB ports
    1 USB 3.0 Port + 1 USB 2.0 Port
     Gigabit WAN/LAN ports
    4 10/100/1000Mbps LAN Ports
    1 10/100/1000Mbps WAN Port
  •  Antenna
    3 Detachable Dual Band Antennas
     Dimensions (W X D X H)
    8.7 X 3.4 X 6.6 in.
    (221 X 86 X 168.5mm)
     Package Contents
    Archer C8
    3 Detachable Antennas
    Power Supply Unit
    Resource CD
    Ethernet Cable
    Quick Installation Guide
WIRELESS
Standards Wi-Fi 5
IEEE 802.11ac/n/a 5 GHz
IEEE 802.11n/b/g 2.4 GHz
WiFi Speeds AC1750
5 GHz: 1300 Mbps (802.11ac)
2.4 GHz: 450 Mbps (802.11n)
WiFi Range 3 Bedroom Houses
3× Detachable High-Performance Antennas
Multiple antennas form a signal-boosting array to cover more directions and large areas

Beamforming
Concentrates wireless signal strength towards clients to expand WiFi range
WiFi Capacity Medium
Dual-Band
Allocate devices to different bands for optimal performance
Working Modes Router Mode
Access Point Mode
HARDWARE
Processor Dual-Core CPU
Ethernet Ports 1× Gigabit WAN Port
4× Gigabit LAN Ports
USB Support 1× USB 3.0 Port
1× USB 2.0 Port

Supported Partition Formats:
NTFS, exFAT, HFS+, FAT32

Supported Functions:
Apple Time Machine
FTP Server
Media Server
Buttons Wi-Fi On/Off Button
Power On/Off Button
WPS/Reset Button
Power 12 V ⎓ 3.3 A
SECURITY
WiFi Encryption WEP
WPA
WPA2
WPA/WPA2-Enterprise (802.1x)
Network Security SPI Firewall
Access Control
IP & MAC Binding
Application Layer Gateway
Guest Network 1× 5 GHz Guest Network
1× 2.4 GHz Guest Network
VPN Server OpenVPN
PPTP
SOFTWARE
Protocols IPv4
IPv6
Parental Controls URL Filtering
Time Controls
WAN Types Dynamic IP
Static IP
PPPoE
PPTP
L2TP
Quality of Service QoS by Device
QoS by Application
Cloud Service OTA Firmware Upgrade
TP-Link ID
DDNS
NAT Forwarding Virtual Server
Port Forwarding
Port Triggering
DMZ
UPnP
IPTV IGMP Proxy
IGMP Snooping
DHCP Address Reservation
DHCP Client List
Server
DDNS TP-Link
NO-IP
DynDNS
Management Tether App
Webpage
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PHYSICAL
Dimensions (W×D×H) 8.7 × 3.4 × 6.6 in
(221 × 86 × 168.5 mm)
Package Contents Wi-Fi Router Archer C8
Power Adapter
RJ45 Ethernet Cable
Quick Installation Guide
OTHER
System Requirements Internet Explorer 11+, Firefox 12.0+, Chrome 20.0+, Safari 4.0+, or other JavaScript-enabled browser

Cable or DSL Modem (if needed)

Subscription with an internet service provider (for internet access)
Certifications FCC, CE, RoHS
Environment Operating Temperature: 0℃~40℃ (32℉ ~104℉)
Storage Temperature: -40℃~70℃ (-40℉ ~158℉)
Operating Humidity: 10%~90% non-condensing
Storage Humidity: 5%~90% non-condensing
TEST DATA
WiFi Transmission Power CE:
<20dBm(2.4GHz)
<23dBm(5GHz)
FCC:
<30dBm
WiFi Reception Sensitivity 5GHz:
11a 6Mbps-96dBm
11a 54Mbps: -79dBm
11ac HT20: -71dBm
11ac HT40: -66dBm
11ac HT80: -63dBm
2.4GHz:
11g 54M: -77dBm
11n HT20: -74dBm
11n HT40: -72dBm

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