TP-Link is one of the famous names in the field of wireless connectivity. The brand has been quite proficient with the technology they are working. Users are quite aware of the brilliant services TP-Link provides for the last couple of years. One of their biggest targets has been customer satisfaction. Depending on such a business strategy, this time they have provided the ultimate solutions to all the users across the world. In recent time, the brand has launched a new router, named TP-Link-Archer C50 AC1200 AC Dual-Band Router.
So, let’s go and have a look at what it is offering us. In case you are planning to buy a router and Archer C50 is your pick, then go through this honest review. However, before we move ahead for the specification in details let have a brief overview of we will be knowing the TP-Link-Archer C50 AC1200 AC Dual-Band Router.
Points To Be Noted
Before we move into the proper specifications, these are some of the points which will be discussed in the later part of the article.
- Seamless Wireless Speed.
- Lagfree 1.2Gbps Dual Band Connections.
- Innovative Antenna Design.
- Hardware Features.
- Wireless Features.
- Software Features.
Seamless Wireless Speed
TP-Link’s Archer C50 is one of those routers that comes with the next generation WiFi standard – 802.11ac. It is basically three times faster than the wireless N speeds. The device is basically made out of types bandwidth. One is of 2.4 GHz and the other one is 5 GHz. So, whatever the intention you are buying it for, all your requirement will be fulfilled.
Lagfree 1.2Gbps Dual Band Connections
Additionally, the Archer C50 works both in 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands. This basically enriches the user experiences at its best. With the two bandwidths working instantaneously, it fulfills all the work you need to do at a time. Having the two option at a time, the router ensures all your small need such as emailing or browsing with the 2.4GHz and all the bandwidth intensive tasks are handled by the 5GHz such as the gaming or HD video streaming.
Innovative Antenna Design
One of the new features that the Archer C50 is having is the innovation in the build. Archer C50 is having the innovative designs for the antennas they are providing with the router. One of the biggest reason for having such an innovative design with the antennas is to make the connectivity more stable. In this router, PA basically helps the WiFi power to get amplified with the increase in receiving sensitivity to enlarge WiFi coverage by LNA.
Apart from these, the other features that it can provide are the Guest Network, parental control, IPv6 Support, and tether App.
Till now, we were having a look at some of the innovative features that the Archer C50 is providing. Let us now have a look at some of the hardware specification the device comes with.
The router is having four10/100Mbps LAN Ports and one 10/100Mbps WAN Port that helps the router as for the interfacing purposes. Further, the device has only three controllable buttons that you can use in order to control it in the proper way.
– WPS/Reset Button
– Wireless On/Off Button
– Power On/Off Button
While talking about the power supply of the device, it is indeed impressive. It consists of an external power supply of 12VDC / 1.5A. Apart from this, as per the size of the router matters, it has a dimension of 7.2 x 4.9 x 1.3 in. (182.95 x 123.5 x 32.1 mm) with four external antennas.
After the hardware features, let us now move into the part of the Wireless Feature it is having.
The device has wireless standards of two types acquainted with it, such as IEEE 802.11n/g/b 2.4GHz and IEEE 802.11ac/n/a 5GHz. Talking about its frequency, we have already covered that it is having two types of the frequency of 2.4GHz and 5GHz. Both the frequencies have a limited signal rate of 300Mbps and 867 Mbps respectively.
11a 54M: -76dBm
70dBm-11ac VHT20 MCS8
65.5dBm-11ac VHT40 MCS9
61.5dBm-11ac VHT80 MCS9
11g 54M: -76dBm
11n HT20 MCS7: -74dBm
11n HT40 MCS7: -71d
Apart from these, there are some of the Wireless functions, such as the enable and disable wireless Radio, WDS Bridge, WMM, Wireless Statistics. The most important thing is that it has the Wireless security of 64/128-bit WEP, WPA / WPA2, WPA-PSK/ WPA2-PSK encryption.
Now, we will take a look at some of the software features of the TP-Link Archer C50. It has a great QoS as per the requirement matters. In terms of Quality of Service, it has the WMM along with the Bandwidth Control. Along with these features, it also has some of the management skills along with it such as Access Control, Local Management, Remote Management which helps the user to personalize the device in their way. The device contains WAN type of Dynamic IP/Static IP/PPPoE/ and BigPond/ /L2TP(Dual Access) /PPTP(Dual Access). As far as the Port forwarding matters it has the feature of Virtual Server, Port Triggering, UPnP, and DMZ with DynDns, Comexe, and NO-IP. The device also supports USB sharing.
DoS, SPI Firewall, IP Address Filter/MAC Address Filter/Domain Filter, IP and MAC Address Binding.
There are also some of the additional things that would be better to discuss in here. Before you install the router, there are some of the system requirements that you should maintain. The router is also suitable with the Microsoft Windows 98SE, NT, 2000, XP, Vista™ or Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1/10, MAC OS, NetWare, UNIX or Linux.
Content In The Box
- AC1200 Wireless Dual Band Router Archer C50.
- Power supply unit.
- Resource CD.
- Ethernet Cable.
- Quick Installation Guide.
So, that’s all for you regarding the TP-Link AC1200 Wireless Dual Band Router. It is a kind of a router for the users out there for connectivity purposes that can serve as all in one. If you have liked the post from our end then you can leave a comment. Also, stay tuned to our website to know more about the latest technology.