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

Discussion in 'General Wireless Discussion' started by Julio Urquidi, Oct 11, 2019.

  1. pete y testing

    pete y testing Very Senior Member

    Jul 12, 2011
    victoria, australia
    yes but does not track them , well as far as i know it doesnt when a router is converted to a pure ap
  2. hyelton

    hyelton Senior Member

    Jan 2, 2013
    The current Touch P5 is a router in AP mode. It only shows wireless clients connected to it.

    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  3. ColinTaylor

    ColinTaylor Part of the Furniture

    Mar 31, 2014
    Every router/AP I've ever owned has had some sort of display showing the clients connected to it. That's why I find it surprising that this one doesn't.
    Last edited: Oct 19, 2019
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  4. rjwozniak

    rjwozniak New Around Here

    Dec 5, 2012
    Allentown, PA
    Quick Comparison of WiFi 5GHz download speeds

    Just got the TP-Link AX1500 and wanted to do a quick download speed comparison.

    IP: Comcast
    From 1st floor (router or AP)
    To 2nd floor bedroom MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013)
    (Two walls, one floor 30 feet)
    Using speedtest.net app on Macbook

    router or AP Download Speed (Mbps)
    wired ethernet------------------------------>360 (Best Case)
    eero Gen 2 to eero Gen 1(1 hop)----------->80
    Asus RT-AC86 ------------------------------>160
    TP-Link AX1500 --------------------------->278
  5. sparks

    sparks Occasional Visitor

    Jan 16, 2009
    went to walmart today. They had one AX1500. I was surprised they had 3 shelves of routers and modems. Netgear from the 1700 to the X4. 4 or 5 of every model ARIS modems.
  6. crashnburn

    crashnburn Regular Contributor

    Jun 19, 2008
    So I searched for Mikrotik related threads and posted some replies several weeks back.

    None are there now/ Any of my 2019 posts. What / why?

    PS: At this price are the any previous Archer 6 / 7 / 9 even worth touching?


    Understanding & comparing the differences between various TP Link Archer products;
    A vs C i.e. A7 vs C7 etc or A6 vs A7 or C6 vs C7, the ones with MIMO and/ or not?

    Handling lots of smart home/ small Wireless N & AC devices?

    Once I better understand how to decode and compare them, I'll see what makes sense buying at market or sale prices.
    Last edited: Jan 12, 2020