Deco Whole-Home Wi-Fi Deco M5

  • Deco uses a system of units to achieve seamless whole-home Wi-Fi coverage — eliminate weak signal areas once and for all!
  • With advanced Deco Mesh Technology, units work together to form one unified whole-home network with the same network name. Devices automatically switch between Decos as you move through your home for the fastest possible speeds.
  • A Deco M5 three-pack delivers Wi-Fi to an area of up to 5500 square feet, while a Deco M5 two-pack delivers up to 3800 square feet. And if that’s not enough, simply add more Decos to the network anytime to increase coverage.
  • Deco M5 provides fast and stable connections with speeds of up to 1267Mbps and works with any internet service provider (ISP) and modem.
  • Deco can handle traffic from even the busiest of networks, providing lag-free connections for over 100 devices.
  • TP-Link HomeCareTM provides a suite of personalized and secure features, including Parental Controls, built-in Antivirus and Quality of Service (QoS).
  • Setup is easier than ever with the Deco app there to walk you through every step.

WiFi That’s Always Strong Everywhere

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    “An excellent Wi-Fi system, especially if security is key”
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    “it delivers very good performance and a strong set of features”
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    “a stylishly designed Wi-Fi system that delivers solid throughput performance”

Experience WiFi Like Never Before

Deco M5 uses new technology to cover your entire home in powerful WiFi. With multiple units working together seamlessly, Deco M5 creates a home network like nothing you've ever experienced.

  • No More Dead Zones

    Deco M5 delivers WiFi up to 5,500 sq. ft. to cover homes of all sizes and shapes, from the corner bedroom to the backyard.

  • High-Speed WiFi

    Every Deco unit acts like a router to keep your Wi-Fi running fast, and a Deco M5 system can keep 100-plus devices connected at once.

  • One Network, One Name

    With Deco M5, you can walk from room to room with your smartphone or tablet and stay connected on a single Wi-Fi network.

A More Secure WiFi System

Deco M5 protects your personal data and every connected device from online threats like viruses and malware. The system also makes it easy to customize WiFi access for guests and family.

  •   Advanced
    WPA2 Security
  •   Antivirus Powered
    by HomeCare
  •   Robust Family
    WiFi Controls

WiFi Made Easy

  • Hands-Off WiFi

    Deco M5 adjusts automatically to give you the best connections when you add devices or walk around the house.

  • App-Based Setup

    Set up in minutes through the Deco app, and never fear—Deco M5 works with any modem or ISP.

  • Voice Control

    When paired with Alexa, you can control Deco M5 with simple voice commands.

  • Easy Management

    In just a few taps, monitor and manage your WiFi settings at home or away with the Deco app.

 

Looks Good Wherever It Goes

A New Look For Great WiFi

Deco M5 uses new mesh WiFi technology to deliver great WiFi in a way traditional routers and range extenders can’t. Multiple units work together to provide fast, strong WiFi that for everyone in your family.

Better Than Google

With over two decades in global networking, we know what it takes to make great WiFi. Which is why it’s no surprise that Deco M5 outperforms Google WiFi in both wireless range and speed. 1

  • First Floor
  • Second Floor
  • Coverage
  • No coverage
See the Stats
Room Deco M5 Google WiFi
Living Room 334.91 Mbps 173.86 Mbps
Home Office 1004.76 Mbps 795.11 Mbps
Bedroom 394.60 Mbps 307.50 Mbps
Home Theater 608.80 Mbps 365.62 Mbps
1: According to a 2018 study by Allion USA in a 3,000 sq. ft. two-story house. Individual results may vary based on home building materials, house layout, network conditions, client limitations, and interference.

Deco Covers Every Home

Brick and cement. Floors and ceilings. Walls and hallways. All of them make it tough for WiFi to travel across your home. Deco units work together to move WiFi around the obstacles in your home and deliver complete coverage.

covers 3,800-5,500 square feet, 3-5 bedrooms

  • Ranch-Style Home
  • Multi-Story Home
  • L-Shaped Home

covers 2,000-3,800 square feet, 2-4 bedrooms

  • Apartment
  • Townhouse
  • One-Story Home

Which Deco WiFi System is right for you?

  • How large is your home in square feet?

    800 - 2000 sq. ft. 2000 - 3800 sq. ft. 3800 - 5500+ sq. ft.
  • How many floors does your home have?

    1 2 3+
  • From a bird’s eye view, what shape is your home?

    Square Rectangular L-Shaped
 

Based on your answers, we recommend:

Deco M5 1-Pack

Every house is unique, with different layouts, a variety of building materials and personalized arrangement of décor. This all can affect how WiFi travels in the home. With the Deco M5 1-Pack, say goodbye to dead spots and enjoy corner-to-corner coverage.

Click here to Restart

 

Based on your answers, we recommend:

Deco M5 2-Pack

Every house is unique, with different layouts, a variety of building materials and personalized arrangement of décor. This all can affect how WiFi travels in the home. With the Deco M5 2-Pack, say goodbye to dead spots and enjoy corner-to-corner coverage.

Click here to Restart

 

Based on your answers, we recommend:

Deco M5 3-Pack

Every house is unique, with different layouts, a variety of building materials and personalized arrangement of décor. This all can affect how WiFi travels in the home. With the Deco M5 3-Pack, say goodbye to dead spots and enjoy corner-to-corner coverage.

Click here to Restart

Stronger WiFi.
More Devices.

Deco provides better coverage and stronger signal than routers and range extenders. That’s because each unit is a powerful router with a quad-core CPU and four antennas.

With multiple units working together seamlessly, a Deco system can connect more devices than a traditional router, supporting a mix of 100-plus smart home and WiFi devices.

Mesh WiFi vs. Traditional WiFi:
Deco units deliver seamless coverage and connect your whole home.

Mesh WiFi vs. Traditional WiFi:
Traditional routers have limited range and can’t keep your whole home connected

Mesh WiFi vs. Traditional WiFi:
Range extenders add coverage to your home but create separate networks.

one name, one password

All you need is one WiFi name and password for your entire Deco network. Walk around your home and stream music or video chat with friends as Deco automatically and intelligently keeps you connected.

  • Traditional WiFi

  • Deco M5

Mesh WiFi With Built-In Smarts

Adaptive Routing

Deco adapts as your WiFi needs change. Complex algorithms work behind the scenes to automatically and efficiently route data along the fastest path.

  • : main unit (connected to modem)
  • : connected unit
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Self-Healing

Because Deco is a mesh system, it can use any route between the units to connect you to the internet. So, even if one of your Deco units loses power or is disrupted, Deco will adapt and reroute your traffic to keep you streaming and gaming.

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A More secure wifi system

  • Hardware Security

    Deco only gets better and more secure with automatic firmware updates, and its firewall only allows approved packets onto your devices.

  • Advanced Encryption

    Deco automatically encrypts every wireless connection using WPA2-PSK, whether it’s between each Deco unit or between Deco units and your WiFi devices.

  • Real-Time Antivirus

    Deco automatically protects every device from viruses, malware, ransomware. That includes devices that don’t normally have protection, like WiFi cameras and smart locks.

  • Content Filtering

    Create profiles and filter content using preset or customized lists while Deco automatically blocks malicious websites using a continuously updated database.

Comparison Chart

Part Number Deco M5 Google WiFi Eero
Automatically Updates Software
Standard Firewall Protection
WiFi Encryption (WPA2-PSK )
Comprehensive IoT Security   §
Blocks Malicious Sites   §
Prevents Intruders   §
Quarantines Infected Devices   §
Active Reporting and Insights   §
Family Profiles with Content Filters   §

§: Requires paid subscription

Note: Comparison was compiled based on product information available from product brochures/websites as of 3/1/2018. No actual testing was performed.

SETUP & APP

Easy Setup

Everything you need for great WiFi is included in the box and on the Deco app.

  • 1. Download and open the Deco app.

  • 2. Connect any Deco unit to your modem and plug it in.

  • 3. Create your WiFi name and password.

  • 4. Use the app to set up more units and enjoy great WiFi.

Simple Management

Deco makes it easy to manage your WiFi from anywhere, whether you’re on the couch or at work.

  • Check In While Away

    Check your WiFi while away to make sure smart devices like lights, thermostats and security cameras are online and running.

  • Remote Management

    Adjust parental controls and other WiFi settings and provide access to family members so they can help, too.

  • Simple Updates

    Receive notifications when updates are ready and choose the best time to install them to prevent interrupting your WiFi.

An Intuitive App Full of Features

Create Family Profiles

Create profiles and keep your family safe with content filters. View a list of visited sites, block the inappropriate ones and set internet time limits.

Set Bandwidth Priorities

Prioritize the devices and activities most important to you with simple bandwidth control settings.

Share WiFi with Friends

Set up separate WiFi for guests and share the password to make it easier for them to hop online.

Pause the Internet

Call a timeout on the WiFi during dinner and family game nights. Just tap a button to pause the internet for everyone in your home.

Keep Internet Fast

Run a speed test to ensure you’re getting what you’re paying for. See every device on your network plus how much bandwidth they’re using.

Meet the Family

THE DECO PRODUCT FAMILY

  • Deco M5 Kit (1-Pack) AC1300

    Standalone coverage up to 2,000 sq. ft.
    Fast dual band WiFi
    Can be added to any TP-Link WiFi System
    Works with Amazon Alexa Voice Assistant

  • Deco M5 Kit (2-Pack) AC1300

    Covers up to 3,800 sq. ft.
    Fast dual band WiFi
    One WiFi name for the entire home
    Works with Amazon Alexa Voice Assistant

  • Deco M5 Kit (3-Pack) AC1300

    Covers up to 5,500 sq. ft.
    Fast dual band WiFi
    One WiFi name for the entire home
    Connects 100-plus devices
    Works with Amazon Alexa Voice Assistant

 
HARDWARE FEATURES
Processor Quad-core CPU
Interface 2 LAN/WAN Gigabit Ethernet Ports
Button 1 Reset button on the underside
External Power Supply 12 V/1.2 A
Flash 32 MB
SDRAM 256 MB
Dimensions Φ4.7 in. x 1.3 in. (Φ120 mm x 38 mm)
Antenna 4 internal antennas per Deco unit
Bluetooth version 4.2 and above
WIRELESS FEATURES
Wireless Standards IEEE 802.11 ac/n/a 5 GHz, IEEE 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz
Frequency 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
Signal Rate 400 Mbps on 2.4 GHz
867 Mbps on 5 GHz
Transmit Power FCC: <30 dBm
CE: <20 dBm (2.4 GHz)
<23 dBm (5 GHz)
Wireless Security WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK
Advanced Functions TP-Link Mesh Technology:
MU-MIMO
Auto Path Selection
AP Steering
Band Steering
Beamforming
SOFTWARE FEATURES
Quality of Service WMM
IPv6 Support
WAN Type Dynamic IP/Static IP/PPPoE
Management Local Management, Remote Management
DHCP Server, Client
Port Forwarding Support
Access Control Blacklist
Firewall Security SPI Firewall
Protocols Supports IPv4 and IPv6
Advanced Features Homecare:
Antivirus
Parental Controls
Quality of Service
Advanced Functions Speedtest
Monthly Usage Reports
Auto FW Update
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Guest Network 2.4 GHz guest network * 1
5 GHz guest network * 1
Beamforming Support
APP Easy setup by Deco App
OTHERS
Certification CE, FCC, IC, NCC, BSMI, IDA,
Package Contents ● Deco M5 (3-pack):
3 Deco units
1 RJ45 Ethernet Cable
3 Power Adapters

● Deco M5 (1-pack):
1 Deco unit
1 RJ45 Ethernet Cable
1 Power Adapter
Smartphone/Tablet Requirements iOS 8.0 or later
Android 4.3 or later
Bluetooth 4.0 or later
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