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TP-Link Archer C2300 Dual-Band Wireless Router, ARCHER C2300 Item # 605204
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Stream 4K Ultra HD movies and play games online with minimal buffering and lag when you connect this dual-band wireless router to your network. A 1.8GHz dual-core 64-bit processor provides up to 2.2 Gbps speeds for up to 10 devices, so your favorite entertainment doesn't have to stop.
- Enjoy swift downloads and smooth streaming for nonstop entertainment and gaming.
- 1.8GHz dual-core 64-bit processor and Xstream processing architecture deliver transfer speeds up to 2.2 Gbps.
- Dual-band Wi-Fi with 3 external antennas ensure optimal performance in your home or office network for up to 10 devices.
- RangeBoost technology enhances the Wi-Fi connection for devices located farther away.
- MU-MIMO technology allows multiple smartphones, laptops and gaming consoles to connect to the router with less downtime.
- 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports provide a wired connection.
- USB 3.0 port for connecting USB storage devices such as an external hard drive or thumb drive to the network. USB 3.0 is up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0, yet fully compatible with USB 2.0.
- TP-Link HomeCare™ uses powerful security, antivirus and parental controls to shield devices on your network from emerging cyber threats.
- Lock down your network from outside threats with 64-bit WEP, 128-bit WEP, WPA/WPA2 and WPA-PSK/WPA-PSK2 encryption.
- VPN (Virtual Private Network) pass-through capability. Ensures that only authorized users will be able to access the network.
- Compatible with PC, Mac and Linux.
- Backed by the manufacturer's 2-year limited warranty.
|Manufacturer #||ARCHER C2300|
|dimensions||9.45"H x 3.54"W x 13.31"D|
|Dual Band Wifi||yes|
|maximum data transfer rate||2300|
|number of users per network||10|
|operating system compatibility||Windows Vista; Windows 7; Windows 8; Windows 10; Linux|
|ports||USB 3.0; USB 2.0; Ethernet 10/100/1000|
|Router Features||dual-band Wi-Fi; virtual private network (VPN) support|
|security/encryption||64-bit WEP; 128-bit WEP; WPA; WPA2; WPA-PSK|
|virtual private network (VPN) support||yes|
|warranty length||2-year limited|
From the Manufacturer|
Powerful Wi-Fi for Non-Stop 4K Streaming and GamingUnleash non-stop entertainment and gaming with the Archer C2300, which delivers powerful Wi-Fi up to 2300 Mbps. The router is engineered for top-notch performance with a leading-edge 1.8 GHz dual-core 64-bit CPU and powerful XStream processing architecture. Three external antennas with beamforming and RangeBoost let the router send far-reaching Wi-Fi across your home. MU-MIMO lets the router talk to several phones, laptops and other devices at once for less waiting and faster Wi-Fi performance.
- Up to 2300Mbps AC Wi-Fi Speed
- Dual Band 2.4GHz (600 Mbps) + 5GHz (1625 Mbps)
- 1.8GHz Dual Core 64-Bit CPU w/2 Co-processors
- 1x 3.0 USB, 1x 2.0 USB
- 4x Gigabit Ethernet Ports
- 3x External Antennas
64-Bit CPU and XStream Processing for Smoother PerformanceWith 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.
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 music—or all of the above.
MU-MIMO and Smart Connect for Better ConnectionsMU-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.
RangeBoost and Beamforming for Far-Reaching Wi-FiRangeBoost amplifies the router’s ability to detect and receive Wi-Fi signal from devices that are located farther away. Beamforming locates Wi-Fi devices and focuses the router’s wireless signal toward them instead of sending it in all directions at once.
With both, the Archer C2300 lets you stream, game and enjoy what you love anywhere in your home, from your favorite spot on the couch to the comfort of your bed.
Airtime Fairness for More Efficient Wi-Fi DistributionWe’ve all encountered slowdowns when multiple devices are trying to connect to Wi-Fi at the same time. Phones, laptops and tablets using older Wi-Fi standards can slow down your home network.
With Airtime Fairness, the Archer C2300 equally divides attention between newer and older devices improving overall Wi-Fi performance and reliability without letting older devices limit your network.
Link Aggregation for Doubled Wired SpeedsTeam two of the four Gigabit LAN ports for a single device for a faster wired connection with a combined speed of up to 2 Gbps.
Double the connection speeds to a Network Attached Storage (NAS) for even faster streaming and data backups than ever.
Built-In VPN ServerWhen using public Wi-Fi, establish an encrypted VPN connection to your router to enjoy safe and secure internet access.
Browse the web in a coffee shop, download important files while waiting for your flight at the airport, and access private router-connected hard drives at home from afar without worry or paid subscriptions.
Update and Control from Your PhoneThe Archer C2300’s web interface makes setup on your phone or tablet simple. When your network is up and running, you can download the free Tether app to easily adjust network settings, manage your home network while away or update to the latest firmware.
Free Lifetime Support By World’s #1 Consumer Wi-Fi Company*TP-Link is the world’s number one provider of consumer Wi-Fi products. We believe support should be free, so our team is available 24/7 to provide no-cost technical service, including setup assistance, for the lifetime of our products. And for peace of mind, we back each of our products with a two-year warranty.
*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
- Leading-Edge 1.8GHz dual-core 64-bit CPU with 2 co-processors and XStream processing architecture for smoother performance and powerful multi-tasking
- AC2300 with 1024QAM delivers up to 2300Mbps Wi-Fi speeds over dual 2.4GHz (600Mbps) and 5GHz (1625Mbps) bands
- RangeBoost and beamforming provide expansive Wi-Fi coverage, sending targeted Wi-Fi signal and stronger Wi-Fi connection to devices located farther away
- 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
- Set up a personal TP-Link VPN server with an OpenVPN client to browse the web and access files without paid VPN subscriptions
- Free TP-Link DDNS Service lets you assign a domain name and easily access connected devices while away from home
- Share files, photos, music, and video across your network using the USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports
- 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 or ISP-required Gateway
- 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