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TP Link Archer C1200 Gigabit Wireless Wi Fi Router Not a Modem

Last Updated: 9 Feb 2019 (Refresh Now)
7.5
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
656
Old Reviews
106
Unverified
21
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WIFI
1
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Yes
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Review Summary - 529 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Network
 205
router, wifi, coverage, mbps, 5ghz
+77%
-23%
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" ...  Range is like any othet routers with 3 or more antennas.  ...  "
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" ...  Now for product itself is easy to assemble and mind that its only router. ... Range is great for 3-4000 sq ft house. ... Fast internet connectivity no signal drop as such.  ...  "
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" ...  Does the job I picked it up for and best in the price range and the range good as long as there are on walls.  ...  "
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" ...  WiFi speed experience is different with this dual band router.  ...  "
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" ...  Happy to see WiFi signal in every corner of my flat . ... 5g speed is shown as 48Mbps on ookla .  ...  "
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" ...  good reception flawless  ...  "
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" ...  The range of the router is also amazing.  ...  "
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" ...  Nice one give me 60 mbps solid and so far good and signal strength not as expected  ...  "
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Wifi
 92
wifi, range, network, speed, coverage
+77%
-23%
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" ...  My ACT plan is 100 Mbps speed and through this router able to achieve 98mbps through WiFi.  ...  "
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" ...  Decent wifi router with dual band capability and with remote management via app.  ...  "
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" ...  Router work fine till date and speed is awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  and i have another room with the wifi extender which previously picked up only 10 mbps, but with this router now it is able to pick about 30mbps , and i am really happy now. ... But if you want signal throughout your home , then i will recommend you to also buy a strong WIFI EXTENDER like TP link RE450 OR 650 which will be my next purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought this piece because my internet speeds are above 250Mbps and the default wireless router could not do justice to the speed.  ...  "
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" ...  Have tried Belkin, Netgear and Even Mi router. ... The router is awesome. ... If your fedup with your single band router and not getting speed just upgrade to this router.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s a good router.  ...  "
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" ...  2.4 Ghz link spped is 300 MBPS.  ...  "
ISP
 70
broadband, 100mbps, mbps, act, speed
+89%
-11%
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" ...  There is no connectivity issues at all .  ...  "
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" ...  The router is a monster.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent router with terrific download speeds.  ...  "
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" ...  I use Tp link first time. ... Work well in my broadband connection  ...  "
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" ...  This is my 3rd router of tplink.  ...  "
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" ...  Never had similar issue with this router.  ...  "
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" ...  * For SOHO users, Gigabit LAN speed is just magical.  ...  "
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" ...  Very good router  ...  "
Setup
 63
easy, router, setup, easy to setup, installation
+97%
-3%
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" ...  Good router extremely easy configuration.  ...  "
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" ...  It was very easy to setup and has been working flawlessly.  ...  "
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" ...  Setup was breeze.  ...  "
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" ...  Though the price is high compared to other routers, the installation and performance is very good.  ...  "
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" ...  Very easy setup.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product, Timely delivery and easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  The Router Setup was fairly good (for non-technically ones, it'll be damn good experience) through the Application.  ...  "
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" ...  easy to configure with theter application .  ...  "
Capacity
 55
signal, router, coverage, walls, wifi
+85%
-15%
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" ...  *Coverage is good if you are the same room, if you are in a different room the range reduces.  ...  "
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" ...  Signal reception is also good, getting about 80ft after series of 6 walls (@ 2.4Ghz)  ...  "
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" ...  1800 sq ft flat with ACT 150Mbps plan .  ...  "
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" ...  + for a 3bhk single floor apartment the wifi is strong enough.  ...  "
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" ...  It also giving excellent coverage and same 75mbps speed to second floor above the same room as router.  ...  "
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" ...  Range is great for 3-4000 sq ft house.  ...  "
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" ...  i get full signal in each and every corner of my 1200 sqft 🏠 .  ...  "
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" ...  Network strength weak if used in a duplex house  ...  "
Price
 51
value for money, worth, money, range, good
+82%
-18%
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" ...  Price is low than other site.  ...  "
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" ...  Awesome router for the price.  ...  "
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" ...  value for money  ...  "
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" ...  Absolute value for money.  ...  "
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" ...  The price's are always lower compare to others.  ...  "
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" ...  Value for money  ...  "
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" ...  Value for money  ...  "
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" ...  Worth the money payed  ...  "
Ease of Use
 49
easy to install, easy to setup, interface, setup, good
+94%
-6%
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" ...  Easy to install  ...  "
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" ...  It is very easy to install, you can install it by reading the installation Manual provided in the box.  ...  "
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" ...  Good router extremely easy configuration.  ...  "
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" ...  It's easy to set-up, hassle-free and works efficiently.  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  User friendliness is awesome and the outlook is also good.  ...  "
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" ...  It was very easy to setup and has been working flawlessly.  ...  "
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" ...  Good TP Link router with easy interface to connect  ...  "
Overall performance
 42
performance, job, good, range, getting
+90%
-10%
comment
" ...  Works well go for it  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent speed and range.  ...  "
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" ...  Earlier I had many issues related to the connection and speeds.  ...  "
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" ...  Ver good performance  ...  "
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" ...  does its job  ...  "
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" ...  Performing very smoothly and beyond my expectations.  ...  "
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" ...  Performance is good.  ...  "
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" ...  Very happy with the performance  ...  "
Ports
 38
usb, gigabit, ethernet, usb 2 0, wan
+71%
-29%
comment
" ...  Must have if you are having 100 Mbps speed connection or a fiber optical line connection.  ...  "
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" ...  Simply plug in the power and the internet cable and connect to either of the SSIDs using the password printed on the underside of the router on a computer or smartphone (computer is recommended) and open up your browser.  ...  "
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" ...  I have connected SSD to usb port and the speed is just awesome.  ...  "
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" ...  Connect USB pendrive or hard disk and it will b e on network.  ...  "
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" ...  All LAN ports are having same Gigabit output.  ...  "
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" ...  * For SOHO users, Gigabit LAN speed is just magical. ... * Gigabit WAN is highly beneficial if the internet speed is greater than 100Mbps. ... * At least one USB port should have offered USB 3.0 speeds. ... Both USB ports are of USB 2.0 type.  ...  "
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" ...  I went for this router primarily because it has Gigabit Ports WAN as well as LANs and another significant feature it has is a USB 2.0 port for storage sharing.  ...  "
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" ...  Ultimately ,it all depends on where your router is plugged in inside the home and how far are all the devices.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 37
months, using, router, stopped working, stopped
+49%
-51%
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" ...  They should somehow fix this issue or stop manufacturing this particular product.  ...  "
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" ...  In just 3 months - the tplink has stopped working  ...  "
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" ...  It has been more than 2 months and I have still not received any replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  Not good by range range is reduced after few months  ...  "
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" ...  It stops working out of nowhere and has to be restarted daily.  ...  "
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" ...  One port is no longer working. ... Did not expect this from a known brand.  ...  "
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" ...  First of all I have change the router twice and now after using this few months its not working now.  ...  "
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" ...  did experiment but fail .  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 36
connect, time, server, router, connected
+64%
-36%
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" ...  I have plenty of devices connected at same time - fire tv , broadlink , amazon echo , 2 phones , 2 laptops , phillips hue .  ...  "
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" ...  Configure it by phone or laptop your choice.  ...  "
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" ...  This is my 3rd TP-Link device.  ...  "
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" ...  had to get wiring changed to CAT6 and the wired and wireless 5GHz gives full 150Mbps speed on iOS, Android, Android TV and Firestick.  ...  "
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" ...  All the time atleast 8 devices are connected to the router including smart Tv and gaming consoles and the speed always remain above 200Mbps.  ...  "
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" ...  Option to have 2 bandwidth signals work perfectly for anyone using a Chromecast device  ...  "
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" ...  After upgrading to this router, I have not had any issues of connection drops or low bandwidth distribution between devices.  ...  "
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" ...  Able to connect my 2TB Hard disk and access files over FTP on both laptop and mobile. ... I can control my device using phone.  ...  "
Software Platform
 24
interface, easy, control, android, router
+83%
-17%
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" ...  I personally like the dedicated app where you can install the app in your smartphone and can control all the features from your mobile which is super handy and easy process.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazing product , love the app interface  ...  "
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" ...  I can still manage to stream my kodi library.  ...  "
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" ...  The configuration page should open automatically. ... You could also download the Tether app available for Android and iOS devices for changing settings and monitoring the list of connected devices on the fly.  ...  "
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" ...  Good UI (Not good as asus, they have the best UI).  ...  "
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" ...  It has an android app and setting up is a breeze.  ...  "
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" ...  *Tp link tether apps allows you to easily manage the device  ...  "
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" ...  I have plenty of devices connected at same time - fire tv , broadlink , amazon echo , 2 phones , 2 laptops , phillips hue .  ...  "
Marketplace
 23
thanks, refund, value, product, delivery
+74%
-26%
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" ...  Product delivered in good package and safely by amazon. ... Thanks for that.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazon kind enough to refund my money  ...  "
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" ...  We would refer customers to this vendor in future.  ...  "
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" ...  Got return promptly, thanks  ...  "
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" ...  Package is good but box are damaged, amazon authority take care of it.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  Make sure you take from Appario seller.  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you Amazon for delivering it in 48hrs as promised.  ...  "
Apps
 19
android, tether app, router, good, easy
+84%
-16%
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" ...  The product is nice and the featured app is very useful and the range is pretty decent and for that price it’s soo good , replaceable antinas and two wifi speed 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz,wireless data sharing is also the ra lot for features for this price is great best in the market right now  ...  "
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" ...  Good UI (Not good as asus, they have the best UI).  ...  "
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" ...  I can still manage to stream my kodi library.  ...  "
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" ...  It has an android app and setting up is a breeze.  ...  "
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" ...  • UI is very user friendly with an app to handle things on the go.  ...  "
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" ...  I wanted it for local file sharing and Chromecast and it works really well.  ...  "
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" ...  4: Easy to configure router will app  ...  "
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" ...  The App is good with an easy interface.  ...  "
Returns
 16
replacement, amazon, thanks, refund, returning
+13%
-88%
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" ...  Returned and exchanged in hope of getting lucky  ...  "
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" ...  For this reason i had to return it.  ...  "
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" ...  It's blinking first I was replaced this item but they send same product  ...  "
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" ...  It has been more than 2 months and I have still not received any replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  Unfortunately can't even return it as my box is destroyed.  ...  "
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" ...  Going to return this immediately.  ...  "
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" ...  Exchanged twice and still waiting for pick up!  ...  "
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" ...  PROBABLY THIS IS A RETURN ITEM .  ...  "
Features
 12
routers, offers, seconds, price, power
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Other than that, it has most of the features.  ...  "
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" ...  Has features of products twice its cost.  ...  "
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" ...  It is a complete 1200AC Router with all required features .  ...  "
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" ...  also the features are pretty impressive.  ...  "
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" ...  5.It offers several good features as like other routers like parental controls and MAC Filtering.  ...  "
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" ...  In any case, this has a bunch of features only found in enterprise grade routers, so at this price still a good bargain  ...  "
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" ...  Somewhat expensive but has great features.  ...  "
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" ...  Good features, range is ok ok  ...  "
USB
 11
storage, drive, sharing, port, hard disk
+73%
-27%
comment
" ...  Has a 2.0 usb.  ...  "
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" ...  good product if you want to back up your files regularly as it provides you to attach HDD or Pen drive.  ...  "
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" ...  Usb cloud storage is just right thing i needed.  ...  "
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" ...  Able to connect my 2TB Hard disk and access files over FTP on both laptop and mobile.  ...  "
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" ...  USB sharing facility work like a storage server and it reduces the downloading of same content.  ...  "
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" ...  Connect USB pendrive or hard disk and it will b e on network.  ...  "
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" ...  Both USB ports are of USB 2.0 type.  ...  "
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" ...  Dual USB port for printer n home NAS server  ...  "
Firmware
 10
router, dd wrt, latest, issues, v1
+70%
-30%
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" ...  Opensource firmware available for Previous versions, hopefully it will be available for this new as well.  ...  "
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" ...  The router support ddwrt.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this to replace a Cisco Valet router that kept needing reboots.  ...  "
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" ...  Upgraded it to the latest firmware.  ...  "
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" ...  I was able to install the DD-WRT firmware on it as well without any hassles (I got version 4 of the router).  ...  "
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" ...  I would recommend to update the firmware after installation.  ...  "
Delivery
 10
delivery, delivered, within, arrived, amazon
+60%
-40%
comment
" ...  Fast delivery through prime.  ...  "
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" ...  Product delivered in good package and safely by amazon.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product, Timely delivery and easy to install.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivery was well within the timeline.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazon delivery was fast.  ...  "
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" ...  The product was delivered on time.  ...  "
Band
 9
dual, 5ghz, ghz, working, router
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  2ghz is great and 5ghz band is good.  ...  "
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" ...  The dual band 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz certainly makes a big difference as compared to the single band E900.  ...  "
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" ...  Decided to buy the dual-band, and I am really happy.  ...  "
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" ...  Dual band Ac  ...  "
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" ...  Great Gigabit Dual Band +1USB2 router at this price point.  ...  "
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" ...  5GHz band performance is amazing.  ...  "
Design
 8
design, look, looks, quality, plastic
+88%
-13%
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" ...  Is a bit ugly to look at, but the build quality is good.  ...  "
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" ...  Look wise also it looks very good.  ...  "
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" ...  Design and look are good.  ...  "
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" ...  8.It's design is classy.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks good so far.  ...  "
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" ...  Kind of cool design (Personal preferance).  ...  "
Build Quality
 8
plastic, look, good, case
+50%
-50%
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" ...  THE PRODUCT DILIVERD WAS ALREDY OPEN WITH ALL ORIGINAL PLASTIC WRAPPING REMOVED .  ...  "
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" ...  Horrible piece of plastic.  ...  "
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" ...  where as in my case it's failing to cover 1800sqft.  ...  "
Internet
 7
speed, connection, wired, good, download
+100%
comment
" ...  Improvement in internet speed and connectivity.  ...  "
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" ...  The internet speed has doubled and the Best part is that the speed is maintained in a constant manner , rather getting fluctating , like the old Standard router which i used.  ...  "
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" ...  My internet speed is real fast now .  ...  "
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" ...  You will get good download speed.  ...  "
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" ...  There is a consistent drop in internet speed as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Recommended for 100+mbps speed gigafiber net.  ...  "
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" ...  This product is really match for your high speed broadband internet  ...  "
Resolution
 6
video, tv, quality, 4k, videos
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Value for money, when it comes to quality 4k streaming.  ...  "
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" ...  4K video streaming on Netflix ... 1080p video streaming on Amazon Prime  ...  "
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" ...  Media server and 4K streaming excellent.  ...  "
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" ...  Amazing performance in 5Ghz no buffering on 4K streaming also and if you want 100mbps speed on wifi so this is a nice gigabit router and the signal strength is also powerful compared to other cheaper routers.  ...  "
Data reception
 6
well, internet, 3g, version, usb
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  100 Mbps full speed on 5G and getting 40Mbps on 2.4G.  ...  "
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" ...  5G n 2.4G working well.  ...  "
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" ...  MR 3620 has more speed in addition you can use 4g/3g dongle as well as normal cable internet.  ...  "
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" ...  Works well with act fiber internet .  ...  "
Gaming
 5
game
+40%
-60%
comment
" ...  However due to my utter dismay, the internet connection drops at regular intervals causing frustration especially while playing online games.  ...  "
comment
" ...  And if your working or doing payments or gaming multiplayer then this is not the product to look after.  ...  "
Memory
 5
storage, drive, hard disk, files, multiple
+100%
comment
" ...  what can be done in this case my hard drive work perfectly fine .  ...  "
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" ...  1.Support for USB Storage ... It supports multiple storage devices at a time.  ...  "
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" ...  good product if you want to back up your files regularly as it provides you to attach HDD or Pen drive.  ...  "
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" ...  Usb cloud storage is just right thing i needed.  ...  "
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" ...  Able to connect my 2TB Hard disk and access files over FTP on both laptop and mobile.  ...  "
Video Playback
 4
videos, video, tv, pretty, hd
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  Wish I could return it because I cant use it for gaming or streaming video.  ...  "
comment
" ...  But it gives trouble while playing videos from my iPhone 7 to the newest Apple TV. ... For now, the 841N is streaming Netflix videos pretty fine to my HD TV, so I am not feeling the urgency.  ...  "
Device Stand
 4
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  I would have preferred a failproof ceiling mounting kit.  ...  "
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" ...  1: It can be wall mounted  ...  "
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" ...  Wall hanging - comes with 2 clamps.  ...  "
Cables
 4
speed, ethernet, computer, broadband
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  Simply plug in the power and the internet cable and connect to either of the SSIDs using the password printed on the underside of the router on a computer or smartphone (computer is recommended) and open up your browser.  ...  "
comment
" ...  I'm not a speed freak and have a very modest 50mbps cable line but the one feature that had me interested in fancy, pricey routers was the USB 3 port and the potential for having a NAS for cheap.  ...  "
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" ...  Connecting to administer via Ethernet cable was a test of patience  ...  "
Original Product
 4
one, bought, also
+25%
-75%
comment
" ...  All folder names Appear as "Null".  ...  "
comment
" ...  Nonsense fake stuff!  ...  "
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" ...  I got 3 replacements from the company and all are defective and sub standard.  ...  "
Product As Described
 4
+100%
comment
" ...  Works as advertised  ...  "
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" ...  Well suited the description.  ...  "
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" ...  Works perfectly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  working as described .  ...  "
Power Consumption
 3
-100%
comment
" ...  But the router will not power up. ... Tried this using different power sources, but the same result.  ...  "
comment
" ...  Power is not passing through adapter.  ...  "
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" ...  no power no light .  ...  "
Lagging
 3
slow, router, restart, power, 2
-100%
comment
" ...  but it gets restarted again and again .  ...  "
Defective Delivery
 3
returning, received
-100%
comment
" ...  Am returning this piece.  ...  "
comment
" ...  It's blinking first I was replaced this item but they send same product  ...  "
comment
" ...  Package was crushed.  ...  "

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Specifications

Connectivity
WiFi:  Yes 
Number of USB ports:  1 
USB:  Yes