Archer A7

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Availability

Since this product is advertised on Tp-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 tp-link.com

V5_181210 (2018-12-20)

New Features/Enhancement:

  • Added QR code function for connecting wireless network;
  • Added the client name modification function;
  • Added a new profile of the Malaysia-Maxis in the IPTV/VLAN;
  • Improved the NTP function;
  • Optimized the internet detection function;
  • Optimized the performance of some functions, such as AP mode and PPPoE;
  • Optimized IPv6 function.

Bug Fixed:

  • Fixed the bug that after bind the Cloud account, forgot password function in the login page can’t work normally;
  • Fixed the bug that sometimes the router can’t get Internet access when use L2TP connection;
  • Fixed the bug that can’t login in the tether app when the router work on AP mode.

V5_181102 (2018-11-27)

New Features/Enhancement:

  • Added QR code function for connecting wireless network;
  • Added the client name modification function;
  • Added a new profile of the Malaysia-Maxis in the IPTV/VLAN;
  • Optimized the internet detection function;
  • Improved the NTP function;
  • Optimized the performance of some functions, such as AP mode and PPPoE;
  • Optimized IPv6 function.

Bug Fixed:

  • Fixed the bug that after bind the Cloud account, forgot password function in the login page can’t work normally;
  • Fixed the bug that sometimes the router can’t get Internet access when use L2TP connection;
  • Fixed the bug that can’t login in the tether app when the router work on AP mode.

V5_180424 (2018-05-04)

  • First firmware released.