DIR-878

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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):

  • 3 spatial streams x 433.3 mbps/stream = 1299.9 mbps

Note

This is classified as a “Mid-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

1.12B01 (2018-10-04)

Problems Resolved:

  • Added back AutoZoning support for AU CountryCode.

Enhancements

  • Support D-Link Wi-Fi APP (QRS mobile won’t be supported from firmware version v1.10 or later version)

1.11B02 (2018-08-07)

Problems Resolved:

  • Improved IOT for game console
  • Fix the bug:with internet settings when set DHCP/Static connect type, Set MTU with manual, it can’t apply.
  • Fix the bug: losing connecting with the specific modem daily
  • Improved user experience for D-Link Wi-Fi app

Enhancements:

  • Support D-Link Wi-Fi app (QRS mobile won’t be supported from firmware version v1.10 or later version)

1.10B05 (2018-03-14)

Note:

  • The firmware version is advanced to v1.10
  • The firmware v1.10 must be upgraded from the transitional version of firmware v1.04 (transitional version).

Problems Resolved:

  • Update wpa2 security patch (KRACK)
  • Supports EU VLAN @ EU country code
  • Supports VLAN profile @ SG country code
  • Upgrade dnsmasq to 2.78

Enhancements:

  • Supports D-Link Wi-Fi app (QRS mobile won’t be supported from firmware version v1.10 or later version)
  • Support firmware image with encryption

1.02B01 (2017-11-30)

  • This release is to patch the WPA2 Key Reinstallation Attack (KRACK) Security Vulnerabilities affecting this product. The beta firmware will be followed up by a fully quality test release in approximately 4 weeks.

1.01B04 (2017-08-04)

Note:

  • Fixed WAN performance will be impact once VLAN is enabled

Enhancements:

  • Endurance improved
  • MU-MIMO improved