AC1200 WiFi Gigabit Router


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Easy-to-use, better Internet

With auto-intelligence and parental controls, you can keep your house securely connected so you can enjoy reliable, fast and efficient Internet coverage throughout your home or office.

AC1200 Wave 2

Combined wireless speeds of up to 1,200 Mbps

Dual-Band with MU-MIMO

Connect more devices at the same time, with less congestion

Gigabit Ethernet

Gigabit connectivity to wired devices and broadband

Multiple Modes

Wi-Fi Router, Access Point, Repeater, WISP Repeater, or Wireless Client

Wi-Fi Protected Setup

Add devices to your network with the push of a button

WPA3 Security

The latest Wi-Fi security for more protection

Self-Optimising Wi-Fi

Periodically scans and selects the least congested channel to minimise interference

Easy Setup

Setup wizard to guide you through the configuration process

Simple and reliable Wi-Fi.

The AC1200 Wi-Fi Gigabit Router maintains a strong network in your home so the whole family can stream movies, facetime or play online, without any hassle.

Get more out of your broadband.

Experience better strength signals and up to 1200Mbps1 speeds around your home. Browsing is snappier, buffering disappears, and online gaming is lag-free with the Wave 2 Wireless AC standard, giving you much faster and efficient Wi-Fi.

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.

5 GHz
More bandwidth-intensive devices such as smart TVs/video streamers and games consoles.

2.4 GHz
Less bandwidth-intensive devices such as smart home devices and smart speakers.

Gigabit Ports for high-speed data transfers.

With four Gigabit LAN ports, connect up to 4 wired devices for speeds up to 10x faster than standard Fast Ethernet connections. Now you can connect your critical devices with low-latency and reliable wired connections.

Secure & private.

Includes WPA3, the latest advanced Wi-Fi security standard available, which encrypts your traffic and protects your wireless network from outside threats. WPA3 also includes a new protocol to verify and secure your devices’ connections and your network from attacks.

Fits into Your Network.

The DIR-842V2 features multiple operation modes, allowing it to adapt to any situation: 

Using it as a standard Wireless Access Point (AP) a wide range of wireless devices can connect to the DIR-842V2.

Repeater mode will extend current wireless coverage eliminating dead spots and weak signals. WISP mode functionality includes the ability to function as a client or repeater.

As a Wireless Client, it can connect to an existing AP and expand the network physically with the two built-in Ethernet ports.



Easy setup. Convenient controls.

Setup is quick and easy with the setup wizard. Follow the on-screen step-by-step instructions using your web browser to get everything up and running in no time.

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Wireless standard
Wireless AC Wave 2
Frequency band mode
Dual-band simultaneous
Wireless speed
300 Mbps 2.4 GHz

867 Mbps 5 GHz
Antenna type
4 fixed omni-directional antennas
Wired interface
1 x Gigabit Ethernet WAN

4 x Gigabit Ethernet LAN
Wireless modes
Access Point (AP)

Wireless client

Wireless extender
Advanced features

1 Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11ac and IEEE 802.11n specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental factors will adversely affect wireless signal range. Wireless range and speed rates are D-Link relative performance measurements based on the wireless range and speed rates of a standard Wireless G product from D-Link. Maximum throughput based on D-Link 802.11ac devices.

This product was phased out on: 20/05/2023
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