Deco M5



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):

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


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?


  • 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.

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V2_180819 (2018-09-11)

Modifications and Bug Fixes:

  • Added custom configuration options for LAN IP and DHCP server.
  • Added WPS function.
  • Added support for PPTP and L2TP internet connection types.
  • Improved system performance.

V2_171103 (2017-11-03)

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed the vulnerabilities of the WPA2 key exchange process.
  • Optimized the stability of the Deco system.
  • Fixed the bug that occasionally the Deco APP displays multiple networks of the same name under AP mode.