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TP-Link® AC3150 Wireless MU-MIMO Gigabit Router, Archer C3150 Item # 283216
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The Archer C3150 easily handles demanding activities at the same time. The router uses the latest innovations in Wi-Fi technology to create a faster, stronger, more reliable wireless network for your home.
- Runs at combined speeds of up to 3150Mbps across its 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands.
- Broadcom® NitroQAM™(1024-QAM) technology with 4-Stream.
- MU-MIMO ready technology lets the router run several devices at the same time to achieve speeds up to 4X faster than standard AC routers.
- Smart Connect technology assigns each of your devices to the best available Wi-Fi band.
- 1.4GHz dual-core processor ensures simultaneous browsing, streaming, and gaming without delay.
|Manufacturer #||ARCHER C3150 V2|
|Broadband Transmission Technology||Ethernet|
|dimensions||10.43"H x 3.54"W x 14.17"D|
|ISM Maximum Frequency||2.40 GHz|
|maximum data transfer rate||3150 Mbps|
|model||Archer C3150 V2|
|Number of External Antennas||4|
|number of users per network||10|
|operating system compatibility||Windows; Mac|
|ports||RJ-45; USB 3.0; USB 2.0|
|security/encryption||64-bit WEP; 128-bit WEP; WPA/WPA2; WPA-PSK/WPA-PSK2|
|UNII Maximum Frequency||5 GHz|
|warranty length||2-year limited|
|What's Included||AC3150 Wireless MU-MIMO Gigabit Router; 4 x Detachable Antennas; Power supply unit; Ethernet Cable; Quick Installation Guide|
|Wireless LAN Standard||IEEE 802.11ac|
|Wireless Transmission Speed||3150 Mbit/s|
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From the Manufacturer|
4K Streaming and Gaming with Antivirus for Every DeviceOptimized for stronger performance, the Archer C3150 V2 delivers powerful Wi-Fi up to 3150 Mbps for 4K streaming, real-time broadcasting and online gaming. It also comes with TP-Link HomeCare™ powered by Trend Micro™*, which protects all of your devices from cyber threats and keeps your family safe.
The Archer C3150 V2 connects more devices to faster Wi-Fi over stronger connections, and its antennas are designed to create far-reaching Wi-Fi coverage. Airtime Fairness balances Wi-Fi between older and newer devices, and Link Aggregation helps you create Ethernet speeds up to 2 Gbps for NAS devices and external drives. You can also manage your network remotely through the Tether app, and easily install firmware upgrades through the web interface.
- Dual-band AC3150 2.4GHz (up to 1000 Mbps) and 5GHz (2167 Mbps)
- 4-Stream and NitroQAM Technology for 80% faster Wi-Fi
- Powerful processing for smoother performance
- MU-MIMO for connecting multiple devices at the same time
- Airtime Fairness for efficient Wi-Fi distribution
- Link Aggregation teams 2 Gigabit LAN ports to double connection speeds from 1 Gbps to 2 Gbps
Intelligent Antenna Array for Ultimate RangeEach of the Archer C3150 V2’s antennas are designed to send powerful Wi-Fi across your home and keep all of your devices connected without slowing down your Wi-Fi.
With more antennas, the router can send and receive Wi-Fi to and from more devices at the same time, letting you game on your mobile devices anywhere in your home, from your favorite spot on the couch to the comfort of your bed.
HomeCare™ for Protecting Every Device
- TP-Link HomeCare™ powered by Trend Micro™* comes with antivirus, parental controls and QoS.
- Block sites, set time limits and keep kids safe online with Parental controls
- Ranked first in protection, performance and usability by independent testing company AV-TEST Institute
- Continuously guards against an updated list of cyber threats
- Automatically protects every Wi-Fi device in your home, including IoT and smart products, from viruses and hacking
- 3-in-1 solution: Wi-Fi, Antivirus and Parental Controls
*Free 3-year subscription of TP-Link HomeCare™ powered by Trend Micro™ included. Deactivation will disable certain security features.
More Throughput for Connecting Multiple DevicesMU-MIMO has been fine-tuned for better performance, providing more than twice the throughput across multiple MU-MIMO devices. It lets the Archer C3150 V2 talk to several devices at once, while 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.
Powerful Processing for Smoother Performance on Every DeviceWith XStream architecture, the Archer C3150 V2 dedicates one processor to each of its Wi-Fi bands. These processors handle Wi-Fi traffic, freeing the router’s dual-core CPU to take care of everything else.
All this extra brainpower keeps your Wi-Fi running smoothly so everyone in your home can enjoy what they love most, whether that’s watching Netflix, gaming online, streaming your favorite video—or all of the above.
Alexa and IFTTTVoice Controls with Alexa
- Turn the router’s LED panel on or off, or set automatic on and off times through night mode
- Activate WPS to add a new device
- Ask Alexa to share the guest Wi-Fi password
- Turn the guest Wi-Fi on and off
- Prioritize a device or an activity
- Run a speed test
What You Can Do with IFTTT
- Trigger actions when devices are connecting, disconnecting or being added to your network
- Example of a Trigger: When a device connects to my network, send me a text message
- Set triggers to prioritize a device or an activity
- Example of an Action: Press the IFTTT button to have your router prioritize Wi-Fi to a preset device
80% Faster Wi-Fi Speeds with 4-Stream and NitroQAM4-Stream and NitroQAM delivers up to AC3150 to get your devices running faster. 4-Stream adds an extra data stream to each Wi-Fi band for four total streams per band, and NitroQAM helps each stream process data more quickly.
Combined, these two advanced features increase speed by 80% overall compared to standard AC1750 routers, letting you watch movies in 4K and game online at the same times without slowing down your Wi-Fi.
Run Your Network with TetherSet up and manage your Wi-Fi through the TP-Link Tether app, available for both Android and iOS. Tether’s simple layout lets you quickly access Wi-Fi settings such as guest privileges, scheduling, the latest firmware updates, and device management right from your smartphone.
World’s #1 Consumer Wi-Fi BrandNearly half the people in the world who use Wi-Fi networking products use TP-Link. With over 150,000 products shipped daily, substantial investment in research and development, and meticulous in-house design, manufacturing and testing, we’re proud to be the world leader in Wi-Fi.
*According to latest published IDC Worldwide Quarterly WLAN Tracker Report, Q3 2016 Final Release.
Features and Specifications
- Enjoy 4K HD video and play online games simultaneously with faster Wi-Fi to all your devices
- AC3150 with 4-Stream and NitroQAM technology delivers up to 3150Mbps Wi-Fi speeds over dual 2.4GHz (1000Mbps) and 5GHz (2167Mbps) bands
- Protect every device on your network from the latest threats with powerful security, antivirus, and parental controls using TP-Link HomeCare™
- Prioritize bandwidth for your favorite activities and devices for faster performance with Custom Quality of Service (QoS)
- Works with Amazon Alexa for voice control
- Works with IFTTT, letting you create your own recipes and applets
- XStream processing architecture with a 1.4GHz dual-core CPU and 2 co-processors for smoother performance and powerful multi-tasking
- Faster Wi-Fi for every device with multi-user support from MU-MIMO technology
- Smart Connect helps devices run faster by intelligently assigning them to the best available connection
- Airtime Fairness equally divides attention between newer and older devices to improve Wi-Fi performance and reliability without limiting your network
- Link Aggregation teams two of the four Gigabit LAN ports to double connection speeds from 1 Gbps to 2 Gbps
- OpenVPN lets you set up a personal VPN server to browse the web and access files without paid VPN subscriptions
- Share files, photos, music, and video across your network using the USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports
- Send targeted Wi-Fi signal to individual devices with beamforming
- Set time limits and keep children safe with parental controls
- Guest Network provides visitors with Wi-Fi access separate from your main network
- Switch the router to AP mode and enjoy faster Wi-Fi without replacing your router
- Advanced security encryption protects your data
- Set-up and adjust Wi-Fi settings even while away from home using the Tether app (Android, iOS)
- Supports 802.11ac and backwards-compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n
- 2-year warranty and 24/7 technical support