Archer C2300

End of Life

AC2300 Wireless MU-MIMO Gigabit Router

  • Watch 4K movies and game with high-speed AC2300 dual-band Wi-Fi
  • Powerful 1.8GHz dual-core 64-bit CPU with two co-processors deliver smooth and speedy connections
  • RangeBoost greatly improves Wi-Fi connection to devices located farther away
  • MU-MIMO connects more Wi-Fi devices at once for faster performance
  • Airtime Fairness equally divides attention between newer and older devices to improve Wi-Fi performance
  • TP-Link HomeCareTM protects against the latest threats with powerful security and antivirus

Best for Simultaneous
4K Streaming and Gaming

AC2300 Wireless
MU-MIMO Gigabit Router

Wave 2 AC Wi-Fi for More Bandwidth

With NitroQAM Technology, Archer C2300 boosts the Wi-Fi Speed up to 1625Mbps on 5GHz and
600Mbps on 2.4GHz. It can perfectly handle your favorite activities like gaming online, watching
4K movies, or sharing large files.

  • Family Gaming Time
  • Friends Movie Time

64-Bit CPU and XStream Processing for Smoother Performance

With XStream processor architecture, the Archer C2300 dedicates one processor to each of its Wi-Fi bands. These processors handle Wi-Fi traffic, freeing the router’s powerful 1.8 GHz dual-core 64-bit CPU to take care of everything else. 

  • Throughput
  • Wi-Fi Performance
  • USB Performance
1.7xFaster 1.5xFaster 2xFaster
  1. Archer C2300
  2. Router at Similar Level

Broadcom®️
1.8GHz Dual Core CPU

Co-Processor

According test result from lab environment

MU-MIMO and Smart Connect for Better Connections 

MU-MIMO lets the Archer C2300 talk to several devices at once, and Smart Connect automatically places each device on the best available Wi-Fi band. With both working together, everyone can hop online at the same time without having to wait, and each device can always get the best connection.

 
 
 
 

Traditional Router

Stream data to one device at a time

 
 
 
 
 

Archer C2300

Stream data to multiple devices simultaneously

RangeBoost for Far-Reaching Wi-Fi

RangeBoost amplifies the router's ability to detect and receive Wi-Fi signal from devices that are located farther away. Stream, game and enjoy what you love anywhere in your home, from your favorite spot on the couch to the comfort of your bed.

  • Further-away /
    Low powered devices
  • Archer C2300
    With Range Boost
  • Regular Router
    Without Range Boost

TP-Link HomeCare™ for All Day Protection

Anti-Viruss : Already protecting your home network. It blocks all malicious viruses and malware.

Parental Controls : Keeps kids surfing safely online when they are home.

Quality of Service : Prioritizes specific devices/apps for faster when network comes to busy time.

  • Morning
    Anti-Virus
    Already protecting your home network. It blocks all malicious viruses and malware.
  • Afternoon
    Parental Controls
    Keeps kids surfing safely online when they are home.
  • Night
    Quality of Service
    Prioritizes specific devices/apps for faster when network comes to busy time.

Media Sharing for More Fun

USB 3.0 and 2.0 ports make it easy to share photos, videos, and music on your home network.

When away from home, a VPN allows you to securely access NAS drives and other devices connected to the router through USB.

  • Combine and get 2Gbps
  • 10x faster speed

VPN Acceleration for Fast and Stable VPN

Archer C2300 is not only supporting safe and secure OpenVPN and PPTP VPN connection, but also using VPN Acceleration to boost the connection speed. All of the data you're transmitting is guaranteed to be secured by these VPN functions.

Intuitive Tether App for Easy Management

Setup and manage your Wi-Fi through the free TP-Link Tether app, available for both Android and iOS. Tether’s simple layout lets you quickly access all of your Wi-Fi settings on your phone or tablet.

 

HomeCare for Protection, Safety and Fast Wi-Fi

You don’t need to buy a separate security box device like Cujo or Circle to add security to your network. TP-Link HomeCareTM is powered by Trend MicroTM* and comes with antivirus, parental controls and QoS.

  •   Antivirus

    Every device that uses Wi-Fi is protected by HomeCareTM. That includes things that don’t normally have protection from cyber threats, like Wi-Fi cameras, smart locks and game consoles. It even protects devices that your friends use at your home.

  •   Parental Controls

    Whether you want to block websites, set time limits, see which sites your kids are using or pause the internet, you can with HomeCareTM. And you can do it all from the Tether app.

  •   Prioritize What Matters

    Choose which devices or activities you want to prioritize with Quality of Service (QoS). In just a few taps, you can make sure your laptop or streaming movie is first in line for Wi-Fi or Ethernet.

WIRELESS
Standards Wi-Fi 5
IEEE 802.11ac/n/a 5 GHz
IEEE 802.11n/b/g 2.4 GHz
WiFi Speeds AC2300
5 GHz: 1625 Mbps (802.11ac)
2.4 GHz: 600 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

3×3 MU-MIMO
Simultaneously communicates with multiple MU-MIMO clients

Airtime Fairness
Improves network efficiency by limiting excessive occupation
Working Modes Router Mode
Access Point Mode
HARDWARE
Processor 1.8 GHz 64 Bit Dual-Core CPU
Ethernet Ports 1× Gigabit WAN Port
4× Gigabit LAN Ports

Link Aggregation (802.3ad) available with 2× 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
Samba Server
Buttons Wi-Fi On/Off Button
Power On/Off Button
LED On/Off Button
WPS Button
Reset Button
Power 12 V ⎓ 2 A
SECURITY
WiFi Encryption WEP
WPA
WPA2
WPA/WPA2-Enterprise (802.1x)
Network Security SPI Firewall
Access Control
IP & MAC Binding
Application Layer Gateway

HomeCare™ Antivirus
Malicious Site Checker
Port Intrusion Prevention
Infected Device Isolation
Notification and Log
Guest Network 1× 5 GHz Guest Network
1× 2.4 GHz Guest Network
VPN Server OpenVPN
PPTP
SOFTWARE
Protocols IPv4
IPv6
Service Kits HomeCare™
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Parental Controls HomeCare™ Parental Controls
Custom Profiles
Content Filtering
App Block
URL Filtering
Time Limit
Time Schedule (Bedtime)
Log Insight
WAN Types Dynamic IP
Static IP
PPPoE
PPTP
L2TP
Quality of Service QoS by Device

HomeCare™ QoS
QoS by Application
Cloud Service OTA Firmware Upgrade
TP-Link ID
DDNS
NAT Forwarding Virtual Servers
Port Forwarding
Port Triggering
DMZ
UPnP
IPTV IGMP Proxy
IGMP Snooping
Bridge
Tag VLAN
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) 8.5 × 6.5 × 1.4 in
(216 × 164 × 36.8 mm)
Package Contents Wi-Fi Router Archer C2300
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: -91dBm
11a 54Mbps: -72dBm
11n HT20: -70dBm
11n HT40: -69dBm
11ac HT20: -60dBm
11ac HT40: -61dBm
11ac HT80: -56dBm
2.4GHz: 11g 54Mbps: -73dBm
11n HT20: -72dBm
11n HT40: -69dBm

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