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  1. Julio Urquidi

    News CES 2021: TP-Link Introduces New Consumer Home Products

    This week at CES 2021, TP-Link introduced three new home networking products: a 5G Wi-Fi 6 gateway, a Wi-Fi 6 mesh system, and a new home network security service. The new Deco X80-5G is TP-Link’s new 5G whole home Wi-Fi 6 gateway which delivers maximum download speeds up to 5 Gbps. Available...
  2. Julio Urquidi

    News CES 2021: TP-Link Expands Biz Wi-Fi Family

    TP-Link is adding three new access points to its Omada line of SDN Wi-Fi 6 EAP products and a new cloud management system for ISPs. Built for enterprises, the new Wi-Fi 6 access points are part of TP-Link’s software-defined networking solution designed to simplify IT hardware setup and...
  3. Julio Urquidi

    News CES 2021: TP-Link Announces New Wi-Fi 6E Home Networking Products

    The newly introduced Wi-Fi 6E products include two Wi-Fi systems and two routers, all operating on the 6GHz band, offering increased bandwidth and lower latencies. The first three Wi-Fi 6E products include seamless roaming capability, AI-driven mesh functionality, and all feature TP-Link’s new...
  4. alekdavis

    Access point options for home network

    I have a 1-story, 1,890 square foot home with the TP-Link Archer C9 router in the middle of the house (in the laundry room). What do I need to do to improve wireless signals in the most remote rooms? All rooms in the house have 1GB ethernet ports, so I assume the best option would be to connect...
  5. Julio Urquidi

    News TP-Link Announces Its First Software Defined Networking Solution Line-Up, Omada SDN

    Omada SDN adds a new cloud-based network management solution to TP-Link’s line of business products giving IT professionals "single-pane-of-glass” control over gateways, controllers, Power Over Ethernet (PoE) and smart switches, access points, and software/cloud controllers. Omada SDN...
  6. Kashif Tasneem

    Help needed in choosing a switch

    Hi. I want to purchase a switch which supports port trunking. I have narrowed down to the following two:
  7. T

    Which WiFi access point?

    I am looking for a Wireless access point. I have a broadband connection downstairs and Ethernet point in my upstair bedroom. Rather than extending the wifi, I am looking to get the max out of my cable broadband connection. So I would need to connect the wired cable broadband connection to a...
  8. I

    Wondering about Wi-Fi 6 routers and how they currently function

    Hi I was wondering about Wi-Fi 6 routers and how they currently function, would appreciate some advice: Background: Initially, I had two Netgear AC routers (R7800), one acting as main router and other as access point. Sometime ago, I bought Asus RT-AX88U, however, it had some issues handshaking...
  9. Draghmar

    TP-Link Archer AX11000 vs Netgear RAX120 vs Asus GT-AX11000

    Hi I had Asus AC66U for about 10 years but it simply died. Why? Have no idea. I did tried to revive it (like I did couple of times already) but I failed. So I have to buy new piece of hardware. I have only few major features that router has to fulfil: Link aggregation. At least 2.5Gbit port for...
  10. B

    What router/mesh for a big house in 2020

    Hello people, I recently got an Asus RT-AC88U on sale. The problem, however, is it's unstable. The stock firmware was unstable, leading that the wireless connection would just disconnect for no reason at all. I live in a big house, however, It's a bit old(but renovated). I game quite a lot...
  11. M

    Does BCM43684(or Archer AX6000) support OFDMA on 2.4GHz band?

    I want to buy a router that support 802.11ax / OFDMA on 2.4+5GHz UL+DL / Beam Forming / Band Stirring / HE+VHT 160MHz / >2.5G Ethernet WAN / DLNA, SAMBA service on >USB3.0 port. I'm interested by Tp-link Archer AX6000 because it's quite cheap right now in my country, and I know it support UL/DL...
  12. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: TP-Link Introduces Wi-Fi 6 Deco Mesh Family

    TP-Link's three new Wi-Fi 6 Deco X90, Deco X60 and Deco X20 Mesh Wi-Fi systems all support seamless roaming, self-healing and adaptive routing. All three kits also support OFDMA, DL/UL MU-MIMO, and WPA3 and are managed through the Deco mobile app. Customers can also use Amazon Alexa to control...
  13. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020:TP-Link Announces Enhanced Home Network Security Solution

    TP-Link has announced HomeCare Pro powered by Avira, the second generation of the company's home network security solution. Not to be confused with the earlier iteration of TP-Link HomeCare, the new Pro version adds IoT device protection and parental controls. HomeCare Pro can identify new...
  14. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: TP-Link Announces Four New Wi-Fi 6 Products at CES 2020

    TP-Link's Wi-Fi 6 CES 2020 introductions include two new AX6600 tri-band routers, a new AX3000 PCI-Express Network Card and a new AX1500 range extender. The AX6600 tri-band Archer AX90 is powered by a 1.5 GHz quad-core processor and has dual-stream 2.4 and 5 GHz radios plus a second four-stream...
  15. Julio Urquidi

    TP-Link Announces Walmart-exclusive, sub-$100 Wi-Fi 6 Router

    The aggressively-priced dual-stream Archer AX1500 and quad-stream Archer AX3000 Wi-Fi 6 routers will be sold exclusively at Walmart. The 4-stream Archer AX3000 is powered by a dual-core Intel CPU and provides maximum link rates of 2402 Mbps @ 5 GHz and 574 Mbps @ 2.4 GHz. Physical Interfaces...
  16. S

    TP-Link home routers: any support for IPv6 firewall?

    Do any TP-Link home wifi routers have support for an IPv6 firewall (meaning the ability to block unsolicited inbound IPv6 traffic, except for stuff that is required by IPv6 itself, e.g. ICMPv6, etc)? I know the Archer C7 doesn't (via my own testing). How about the Archer A20? I've asked...
  17. Julio Urquidi

    TP-Link Debuts Two Node Mesh Wi-Fi System for $99

    TP-Link announced its budget-friendly Deco W2400 dual-band Wi-Fi system - a $99 AC1200 two-node mesh kit that can be purchased exclusively in-store at Walmart or on The product looks like a re-branded bundle of the three node Deco M4, announced last month, with per-node pricing...
  18. C

    TPLink EAP225v3 and Asus RT-N66U

    Hi guys, My old RT-N66U is working fine but I wanted to get AC 5ghz in my house. I did a couple of research and founb the TP-Link EAP225v3 to be a very good candidate for replacing my Asus. First, my access point location is in the basement (I have a ground floor only and basement), on a...
  19. Julio Urquidi

    TP-Link Announces Three New Compact Wireless AC USB Adapters

    TP-Link’s new set of compact-sized USB adapters include the Archers T3U, T2U Nano, and T2U Plus. All three products are dual-band wireless AC devices, support WPA and WPA2 encryption protocols and are Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP and Mac OS X compatible. Starting with the T3U, this new mini wireless...
  20. Julio Urquidi

    TP-Link Announces Deco M4 - Mesh Wi-Fi for the Budget Minded

    TP-Link’s new dual-band Deco M4 is a 3-node Wi-Fi system targeting customers looking for full home coverage, up to 5,500 sq. ft – per TP-Link, at an affordable price. Priced at $179.99, Deco M4 is a Qualcomm-powered AC1200 wireless system using two internal antennas per Deco unit that run at...