The Wireless AC1200 Dual-Band Gigabit Router (DIR-842) combines the latest high-speed 802.11ac dual-band Wi-Fi with Gigabit Ethernet ports to provide a seamless networking experience.
It's advanced security features keep data safe from unwanted network intruders, whilst the increased range and reliability of Wireless AC technology allows you to stay connected - even under heavy network utilisation or in rooms that have bad wireless signal.
High-Speed Wired and Wireless Connectivity
Lightning-fast Wi-Fi speeds of up to 1200 Mbps1 (867 Mbps on the 5 GHz frequency band and 300 Mbps on the 2.4 GHz frequency band) so you can meet the ever-greater demand from multimedia applications.
In addition, 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet ports give you solid, dependable wired performance for devices such as smart TVs, gaming consoles and network storage devices.
Dual-Band Wireless for Seamless Performance
Surf the web, chat and play online games on the 2.4 GHz band with your smartphones and computers, while simultaneously streaming digital media on the 5 GHz band on your streaming media players and tablets.
Easy to Set Up, Easy to Secure
Sharing your Internet connection doesn't 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.
You can even configure a guest zone to give visitors Internet access without giving them access to the rest of your network.
Alternatively, you can download the free QRS (Quick Router Setup) App for iOS or Android to set up directly on your smartphone or tablet without the need of a computer.
Wireless LAN features
Wi-Fi standards 802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wi-Fi band Dual band
Ethernet LAN features
Ethernet LAN interface type Gigabit Ethernet
Ethernet LAN Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates 10,100,1000 Mbit/s
Ports & interfaces
WAN connection Ethernet (RJ-45)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports 4
DC-in jack Yes
xDSL connection Yes
xDSL connection type DSL
Mobile network connection No
Data network No
Networking standards IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u
Antennas quantity 4
Antenna type External
Quality of Service (QoS) support Yes
Security algorithms WPA, WPA2, WPS
LED indicators Yes
Colour of product Black
Output voltage 12 V
Output current 1 A
AC input voltage 100-240 V
AC input frequency 50/60 Hz
Weight & dimensions
Width 19 cm
Weight 288 g
Height 3.8 cm
Depth 13.3 cm
Storage temperature (T-T) -20 - 65 °C
Storage relative humidity (H-H) 5 - 95%
Operating temperature (T-T) 0 - 40 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H) 10 - 90%
Certification CE, RoHS, FCC, D-Link Green
Rack mounting No
Frequency band 2.4 & 5