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Do more of the stuff you love on both networks.
Wider coverage throughout your home.
Four fast gigabit ports give you high-speed wired connectivity.
Easily manage your network.
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.
High-gain antennas will give you exceptional coverage in and around your home.
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, thereâ€™s less interference and congestion, giving you better performance and a lag-free wireless experience.
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 tracks the type of network traffic (media streaming, web surfing, online gaming) and decide which application deserves higher priority.
Wired performance 10x faster than traditional Fast Ethernet.
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.
Whole-Home Coverage - 11AC technology extends wireless range further than with Wireless N.
High-Gain Antennas - 4 external antennas.
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.
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.
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.
GeneralDevice Interfaces• 4 Gigabit LAN Ports• 1 Gigabit WAN Port• Reset Button• WPS Push Button
Standards2.4GHz WLAN• IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b • IEEE 802.3u5GHZ • 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
FunctionalityAdvanced 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
Weight• 0.6 lbs
Power• 12 V DC, 1A
Temperature• Operating: 30 to 104 °F
Humidity• Operating: 10% to 95% non-condensing
Certifications• FCC• IC• Wi-Fi CertifiedPackage ContentsWhat’s Inside• AC1200 Wi-Fi Router• Quick Installation Guide and warranty documents3• Power Adapter• Ethernet Cable
Warranty1-Year Limited Warranty
Order InformationPart NumberDIR-842
DescriptionAC1200 Wi-Fi Router
1-Year Limited Warranty available only in the USA at http://support.dlink.com/warranty