D-Link DIR-842 Wi-Fi AC1200 Gigabit Router


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Why you want it

D-link Simultaneous Dual Band

Do more of the stuff you love on both networks.

D-link High-Gain Antennas

Wider coverage throughout
your home.

D-link Gigabit Ethernet

Four fast gigabit ports give you high-speed wired connectivity.

D-link Intuitive User Interface

Easily manage your network.

Extreme Wi-Fi coverage

Bring Wi-Fi coverage to your devices to the max. The DIR-842 avoids interference to deliver the fastest wireless speeds, improved coverage and reliable connections. You can do multiplayer gaming, HD streaming, file transfers, video chat, email, and web surfing all at the same time.


Not just any antenna

High-gain antennas will give you exceptional coverage in and around
your home.

Do more with Dual Band technology

Use the 2.4 GHz band for everyday tasks, while leaving the high-speed 5 GHz AC band free for HD video streaming, online gaming and large file transfers.

With fewer devices using the high-speed 5 GHz band, there’s less interference and congestion, giving you better performance and a lag-free wireless experience.


New user interface

Controlling your network by enabling parental controls, blocking unwanted devices, monitoring internet activity and creating Wi-Fi guest networks is easier than ever with our new interface.

Intelligent QoS

Intelligent QoS tracks the type of network traffic (media streaming, web surfing, online gaming) and decide which application deserves higher priority.


Faster Performance

Wired performance 10x faster than traditional Fast Ethernet.

Additional features

DIR 830L-AC1200 Wi-Fi Router

11AC Wi-Fi - Up to 300 Mbps (2.4 GHz) + 867 Mbps (5GHz).

Gigabit Ethernet Ports - Ensures the best wired online experience for HD streaming and gaming.

DIR 830L-AC1200 Wi-Fi Router

Whole-Home Coverage - 11AC technology extends wireless range further than with Wireless N.

High-Gain Antennas - 4 external antennas.

DIR 830L-AC1200 Wi-Fi Router

Traffic Prioritization - Advanced QoS engine distributes traffic optimally across both wireless bands to guarantee the best performance.

Dual-Band Technology - Decreases wireless interference and congestion, allowing you to connect more devices.

DIR 830L-AC1200 Wi-Fi Router

Parental Controls - Create online access schedules and block/allow specific websites and/or devices.

Guest Wi-Fi Network - Enable a public or encrypted wireless guest network.

Secure Wi-Fi Encryption - WPA/WPA2 provides highest level of
wireless security.

DIR 830L-AC1200 Wi-Fi Router

Easy To Install - Installation wizard manually walks you through setup
in minutes.

Quick Router Setup (QRS) App - Easy setup app for smartphones & tablets.

WPS Push Button Setup - Quickest method of connecting devices with the push of a button.

Wireless AC1200 Dual Band Gigabit Router Features:
    High-Speed Connectivity
  • 802.11ac wireless specification delivers blazing fast wireless connectivity with increased range and reliability
  • 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet WAN port for speedy Internet access
  • Four 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports give you high-speed wired connectivity

  • Flexible Bandwidth
  • Concurrent dual-band wireless for combined connection speeds of up to 1200 Mbps¹ (867 Mbps on 5GHz and 300 Mbps on 2.4 GHz)
  • QoS engine to prioritise important traffic and deliver uninterrupted bandwidth

  • Setup and Management
  • Web browser-based setup and configuration
  • Setup wizard to guide you through the configuration process
  • Free QRS (Quick Router Setup) App for iOS and Android for setup on your smartphone or tablet without the need of a computer
  • Firewall and access control options to prevent attacks and restrict access to your network

Device Interfaces
• 4 Gigabit LAN Ports
• 1 Gigabit WAN Port
• Reset Button
• WPS Push Button

• IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b • IEEE 802.3u
• IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11a

Minimum System Requirements
• Windows® 8.1, Windows® 8, Windows® 7 , or Mac OS® X (v10.7)4 • Ethernet Network Interface
• Internet Explorer® 11, Mozilla® Firefox® v28, Google Chrome v33, or Safari v7
• Cable, DSL or Fiber Optics

Advanced Features
• VPN Pass Through
• Parental Control Support
• Guest Zone Support
• Wi-Fi WMM Quality of Service
• IPv6

Wireless Security
• WPA & WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access)
• Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) PIN/PBC

Advanced Firewall Features
• SPI (Stateful Packet Inspection)
• NAT (Network Address Translation)

Physical Dimensions
• 6.25 x 8.9 x 7.25 nches

• 0.6 lbs

• 12 V DC, 1A

• Operating: 30 to 104 °F

• Operating: 10% to 95% non-condensing

• IC
• Wi-Fi Certified
Package Contents
What’s Inside
• AC1200 Wi-Fi Router
• Quick Installation Guide and warranty documents3
• Power Adapter
• Ethernet Cable

1-Year Limited Warranty

Order Information
Part Number

AC1200 Wi-Fi Router

1-Year Limited Warranty available only in the USA at http://support.dlink.com/warranty