Archer C9



Since this product is advertised on Tp-link, this model is currently being manufactured.


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


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?


  • 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

V5_180423 (2018-06-01)

New Features/Enhancement

  • Added Alexa & IFTTT function
  • Improved the performance of IPv6
  • Improved the AP mode
  • Improved the NTP function

Bug Fixed

  • Fixed the bug that sometimes the router fails to recognize the USB disk
  • Fixed the bug that the UPNP function might not work when use PPPoE, L2TP or PPTP connection
  • Fixed some UI error

V5_180328 (2018-05-21)

New Features/Enhancement

  • Supported HTTPS Access
  • Supported the SMBv2 protocol
  • Improved the IPv6 performance
  • Improved the IPTV function
  • Improved system performance and reliability

Bug Fixed

  • Fixed the WPA2 Security (KRACKs) Vulnerability
  • Fixed IPv6 issue with Comcast network
  • Fixed some UI errors
  • Fixed the bug that some entries for virtual server might not work

V5_170831 (2017-05-31)

  • First firmware released.