DIR-842

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Availability

Since this product is advertised on D-Link, this model is currently being manufactured.

Performance

Wireless Performance Explained

Advertised Speed of 5Ghz band

Theoretical 802.11ac speed on 5Ghz band (using 80Mhz channel, 256-QAM, 400 ns GI):

  • 2 spatial streams x 433.3 mbps/stream = 866.6 mbps

Warning

This is classified as a “Low-Performer” 802.11ac wifi system. If higher performance is needed, consider upgrading to a “Top-Performer”. Read: What’s the fastest 802.11ac (wifi5) wifi system possible?

Security

  • WPA2-Personal (128-bit encryption)
  • WPA2-Enterprise (128-bit encryption)

Firmware Changelog

Does this support automatic firmware updates? To find out. If you have this model, and are running the latest firmware, contact us.

Download the latest firmware from dlink.com

3.10B05 (2018-07-20)

Note:

  • The firmware version is advanced to v3.10B05.
  • You must install firmware version 3.02B03 first, and then 3.10B05.

Problem Resolved:

  • Fix translation issue.

Enhancements:

  • Firmware protection.
  • Update dnsmasq to 2.78.

3.01B05 (2017-11-14)

Problem Resolved:

  • Fix wrong VLAN ID issue for TM-Unifi.
  • Fix compatibility issue of VLAN setup page with IE and Firefox.

Enhancements:

  • Support priority bit for VLAN setup page

3.00B18 (2017-09-18)

First Release