TP-Link Archer A8 AC1900 Wireless Dual-Band Gigabit Router

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TP-Link Archer A8 AC1900 Wireless Dual-Band Gigabit Router
Key Features
  • Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) Wave 2
  • Up to 1900 Mb/s Throughput
  • 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz (Dual-Band)
  • 3 x Fixed External Antennas
Provide your home with fast and reliable wireless internet access with the TP-Link Archer A8 AC1900 Wireless Dual-Band Gigabit Router. With this 802.11ac Wave 2 dual-band router, you can transfer data wirelessly at up to 1900 Mb/s over the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies for smooth HD video streaming, online games, video chats, and more. Features such as Smart Connect and Airtime Fairness help to ensure that devices have fully optimized Wi-Fi connections. Four Gigabit Ethernet ports are available for high-speed wired connections to computers, video game consoles, smart TVs, and other compatible devices. Quickly set up your network using the TP-Link Tether app, including managing guest login access and parental controls.
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TP-Link A8 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2High-Performance Wi-Fi
  • 33 x 3 MIMO
  • 4Efficient Wi-Fi Distribution
  • 5Wired Connections
  • 6Easy Configuration

Provide your home with fast and reliable wireless internet access with the TP-Link Archer A8 AC1900 Wireless Dual-Band Gigabit Router. With this 802.11ac Wave 2 dual-band router, you can transfer data wirelessly at up to 1900 Mb/s over the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies for smooth HD video streaming, online games, video chats, and more. Features such as Smart Connect and Airtime Fairness help to ensure that devices have fully optimized Wi-Fi connections. Four Gigabit Ethernet ports are available for high-speed wired connections to computers, video game consoles, smart TVs, and other compatible devices. Quickly set up your network using the TP-Link Tether app, including managing guest login access and parental controls.

High-Performance Wi-Fi
Featuring three powerful external antennas and 802.11ac Wave 2 support, the Archer A8 router can transfer up to 1300 Mb/s over the 5 GHz frequency and 600 Mb/s on the 2.5 GHz band for smooth HD video streaming, online games, and more. Beamforming technology detects devices and concentrates the wireless signal strength towards them for a stronger connection over a distance and through walls.
3 x 3 MIMO
With 3 x 3 MIMO technology, the Archer A8 can transmit and receive information from three stream simultaneously, resulting in fast and efficient performance with compatible connected devices.
Efficient Wi-Fi Distribution
The Smart Connect feature automatically switches each device's connection to the best available Wi-Fi band while Airtime Fairness prevents older devices from slowing down the network.
Wired Connections
Four Gigabit Ethernet ports are available for high-speed wired connections to computers, video game consoles, smart TVs, and more.
Easy Configuration
Quickly set up and manage your network using either the web interface or the TP-Link Tether app. You can create separate guest network logins for added security and configure parental controls to block inappropriate content or limit how much time children can spend online.
UPC: 845973089641

TP-Link A8 Specs

Key Specs
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac); Dual-Band (2.4 & 5 GHz) with MU-MIMO Support (3 x 3)
Throughput
1900 Mb/s Total
5 GHz: 1300 Mb/s 
2.4 GHz: 600 Mb/s 
Inputs/Outputs
1x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet WAN
4x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet LAN
Wireless
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac); Dual-Band (2.4 & 5 GHz) with MU-MIMO Support (3 x 3)
Number of Antennas
3
Sensitivity
64 to 78 dBm
Transmit Power
30 dBm
Supported Protocols
IGMP Snooping
IPv4
IPv6
Antenna Placement
External (Integrated)
Cellular Support
No
Performance
Throughput
1900 Mb/s Total
5 GHz: 1300 Mb/s 
2.4 GHz: 600 Mb/s 
Interface
Inputs/Outputs
1x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet WAN
4x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet LAN
USB Sharing Support
No
Security
Guest Network Support
Yes
Wireless Security
WEP, WPA, WPA-Enterprise, WPA2, WPA2-Enterprise
VPN Protocol
No
Firewall Support
No
Hardware
CPU
Single-Core: Up to 1.2 GHz
Supported IEEE Standards
802.11ac, 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Environmental
Operating Temperature
32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Storage Temperature
-40 to 158°F / -40 to 70°C
Operating Humidity
10 to 90%
Storage Humidity
5 to 90%
General
Environmental Protection
No
Dimensions
9.6 x 6.3 x 1.3" / 243 x 160.6 x 32.5 mm
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.82 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
12.9 x 9.5 x 3.2"

TP-Link A8 Reviews

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Will this router work with Starlink's router?

Will this router work with Starlink's router?
Asked by: Dean
Hi! Yes; however, the installation steps may vary depending on your Starlink equipment. Please refer to our "How to Connect a TP-Link Router to Starlink Internet" article on our official TP-Link website for more information and instructions. Thanks!
Answered by: TPLinkSupport
Date published: 2023-09-20
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