Do not buy this if you want NBN connection
This is perfectly fine for ADSL, setup easy, and worked very well, only had to reboot every couple of weeks. However, we purchased this specifically for when we had NBN available, did research at the time of purchase 2 years ago, it says so in it's specs, big sticker on the front stating it's NBN compatible, however it's not for all types of NBN, and it in no way states this. We have had to purchase another router. Not happy as it wasn't cheap.
Purchased in March 2018 for A$140.00.
good value router with very good options for its price
bought this recently to replace a standard telecom router and I have to say its a great product never bought a TP-Link brand before but its got great options and easy access
Iv had no issues with the router connecting to my isp and the uptime has been great compared to my old router/modem which had lots of drop outs
Almost perfect for normal family use
It will work for weeks without restart, unlike Optus router need few restart everyday. I have more than. 20 devices, still no issue. Lack some expert option, but still one of the best for family.
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Centre of my homes network!
Have used TP-Link gear for a while now and the AC1750 Archer is another great product. Strong and fast wireless. Robust and reliable, serves up all manner of network across my house without missing a beat. Wireless and wired. Plenty of security features. Super easy to use. Extremely happy with its performance.
Excellent value for money.
Routers are fast and have many features for small business networks that are easy to set up. It also includes state-of-the-art firmware, with two separate networks set up for internal and external users, along with an HDD for sharing content. A good value for money router. Powerful. Excellent value for money.
This router is amaze!
I was previously using the router given to me by my ISP and it was the worst - it would drop out constantly and kick people off once you had more than 3 or 4 devices connected. The TP-LINK Archer D7 totally fixes this issue and I haven't experienced any dropouts since I started using it about 2 months ago.
The dual band functionality is great, most devices automatically know which one to connect to so we have our computers on the 5GHz one and everything else on the other. Plus, the initial setup of the router was super easy, the hardest part was figuring out our ISP login details and once we had that it only took about 5 minutes.
I've been recommending this router to everyone who'll listen, I love it!
This router was recommended by a computer repair store we use and it's working great. Along with a new modem, and we are experiencing much faster internet and wireless delivery. Our old combo modem/router provided by our cable provider was terrible, very slow.With this new router, we are now able to stream to our t.v. and are looking at our options to cancel our cable. Highly recommend this router.
This has to be hands down the BEST router I have purchased. It was easy for me to set up and program. It reaches the whole house, and has no issues with multiple devices running.
I have it set up in my office which is on the west side of my house and it has no issues working through out my home.
We have x-box live, Wii U, 2 cell phones, Roku, and laptop using it RIGHT NOW as we speak in different rooms, and No issues at all.
I needed a good wireless router that would not hiccup/lag or freeze when we are all using it.
So far so good.
Firewall issue. Other than that - a very capable modem router that does what it says it will.
Installed and up and running really quickly. It has proved to be a massive improvement on our old Sky Netgear b/g router, with the n range proving more than adequate even to the top floor of the house. The 5GHz network is supporting the smart TV and the Apple devices well, although the range on this is a little flakier than the 2.4GHz n network and so far, the complaints from the children about lack of access to the internet have disappeared. Surprised that the SPI firewall wasn't enabled by default and the configuration menu could be a little ...daunting to some. The new firmware now adds support for the Tether app, allowing control of the network from a mobile. Very happy with this purchase, but knocked a star off because of the firewall issue. Other than that - a very capable modem router that does what it says it will.
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Great easy modemto get up and running
This is great modem for the modern family. Great to setup with an easy to use web setup. Coverage is great throughout a 2 story house. Was able to setup a lockout time when the modem would not work . Great to get the kids off devices around dinner time. There has been firmware updates to do since purchased. Has been working better since them.
Overall a great unit and would consider in purchasing more in the future.
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Negative review edited to positive following terrific service from TP-Link Support
This was originally a very negative review.
Responding to my complaints, TP-Link support have replaced my device.
They have also advised that TP-Link developers are currently testing new Production firmware for the Archer D7 and other devices affected by changes to the Android operating system(s).
Google have made changes to their software to address the problems they acknowledge they instigated.
Ultimately, TP-Link Australia have provided excellent support and honoured their warranty.
Defective product with dodgy, crippled firmware. Non existent support. Stay away.Do not buy a TP-Link Archer D7.
A good all rounder but 2.4ghz lacks performance
I've had my unit for a few years and certainly it's managed many things from ADSL2+ through to WAN mode NBN. I would say that LAN speeds are great and similar for 5ghz wifi but the 2.4ghz wifi suffers from interference and slow speeds while the range for the wifi isn't particularly great. Overall I'd you get this on special, it's a decent modem but I would invest in a more powerful MIMO device.
This device gives me WiFi all through the house and I can watch Netflix in any room.
Easy setup with clear instructions. I bought it as part of my IPSTAR plan sure I could buy it cheaper but Ipstar offer me full support on the device and the NBN connection. I can also monitor what the kids have access to and block anything I don't want them to look at.
Good value for multiple devices
My cheap n300 modem was struggling with the number of devices connecting to it so it was time for an upgrade.
After much research i decided to settle on this modem, it seemed to strike the right balance between cost and speed for my needs. It's dual band, so a bit like having 2 wireless routers in one. The kids ipads can connect on the 5GHz band, and I can connect my laptop at 2.4GHz and we don't affect each others speeds.
TPlink have an app that you can download on your phone, I find this handy for quickly blocking the kids devices when ...needed. Sure there are better modems on the market, but they cost a fair bit more too. It struggles occasionally when the kids are all streaming different youtube videos and there's some torrenting going on, but that's to be expected.
Solid home router
I've had this router for close to a year now and it has held up solid for my ADSL2+ line. We always have around 4 different wireless devices connected to this network and I've not experienced any dropouts in my home. Range is good and 5GHz band is excellent for compatible devices.
Very good router and modem combo for adsl2+
I have used this router for my TPG's adsl2 service and it provides reliable network performance. I have AC wifi devices in the bedrooms (single storey home, but long block) that are located far away from this router and connection has been stable. Also, in hot weather, this device doesn't get too overly hot, so there is not downgrade in performance (it can get hot in Vic).
I recommend this device for people who have their router located far away from their devices and live in warmer/hotter areas.
Note: I don't like the piano back paint on this unit, attracts dust and scratches easily.
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Works a treat
Currently using this modem / router for ADSL 2+ internet connection. It has been very reliable, provides a solid wifi connections throughout the house both with 2.4 GHz and 5Ghz connections. Have been semi - regularly updating firmware since release, approx 3 years ago. Is a reliable piece of hardware
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Good reliable modem
Bought this when my expensive Billion all-in-one needed replacing after only a couple of years, and it has been running for 3 and a half years without missing a beat. Easy to set up and I don't think I have needed to reset it more than about half a dozen times. Great unit, exactly what I was looking for.
Great features, range questionable.
Bought one a while ago and it still works exactly as first bought. Notable features include its ability to easily monitor who is on your network through the 192 168 1 1 user interface. The only thing I am uncertain about in recommending this its range. My house has a couple of black spots that my previous router was able to reach, but this one is inconsistent.
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This modem worked well for us before we moved to NBN in late 2017. Its only limitation was the lack of VPN server. The wifi was very good in our house even though we have a lot of steel. Line sync rate was much better than the Telstra supplied router.
Questions & Answers
Can this M/R also connect to desktop PC by cable (I im trying to avoid Wi-Fi through the house by either using a cable from the modem router to the desktop PC, or being able to password protect the Wi-Fi and only having the Wi-Fi available for Apple TV when needed).
Can you also please tell me the time it takes from switching the unit on to NBN/Internet being available. The one that Ive been provided by iiNet takes up to 15 minutes and sometimes much longer. This is a long time to wait when sometimes you just want to jump on and do something immediately or if you wanting to watch a movie on Apple TV and have to wait 15 minutes minimum, longer quite often and sometimes having to turn it off and on again so I may as well go back to VHS :-)
I am not needing a modem router for use on many devices within the house. Just the PC with the modem router connected and the Apple TV which is in another room about 16 m from the Apple TV device to the modem router by the PC.
At the same time wanting to have good speed but not for gaming or multiple devices at the same time. Thank you in advance I appreciate any help you can give me with accurate information.
- GTIN12: 845973050948
- MPN: ARCHERD7
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