Archer AX21 AX1800 Dual-Band Wi-Fi 6 Router
- Dual-Band Wi-Fi 6: Equipped with the latest wireless technology, Wi-Fi 6, for faster speeds, greater capacity, and reduced network congestion.‡
- Next-Gen 1.8 Gbps Speeds: Enjoy smooth streaming, downloading, and gaming all without buffering with Wi-Fi speeds of 1.8 Gbps.†
- Connect More Devices: Wi-Fi 6 technology communicates more data to more devices using revolutionary OFDMA technology while simultaneously reducing lag.‡
- Quad-Core Processing: The 1.5 GHz quad-core CPU ensures communications between your router and all connected devices are smooth.
- Extensive Coverage: Beamforming, independent FEM, and four antennas combine to deliver focused reception to devices far away.
- Increased Battery Life: Target Wake Time technology reduces your devices’ power consumption to extend their battery life.‡
- USB Easy Sharing: A USB 2.0 Port enables easy file sharing within your network or building private Cloud Storage.
- Easy Setup: Set up your router in minutes with the powerful TP-Link Tether App.
- Improved Vent Design: Unleashes the full power of the whole machine.
Wi-Fi 6 Upgrades Everything
The latest generation of Wi-Fi technology brings faster speeds, less lag, and higher capacity, enabling more simultaneous connections on your home network.
Dual-Band Wi-Fi 6 Up to 1.8 Gbps
Every application feels more fluid with drastically improved Wi-Fi speeds. Both 2.4 GHz band and 5 GHz band get upgraded to the latest generation—perfect for 4K streaming, online gaming, and fast downloading.
Extensive Wi-Fi Coverage with Advanced Technologies
Beamforming technology, high-power Front-End Module, and four high-gain antennas combine to adapt Wi-Fi coverage to perfectly fit your home and concentrate signal strength towards your devices.
- High-Power FEM
- 4× Antennas
Connect More, Stay Fast
Easily handle dozens of devices streaming and gaming at the same time—OFDMA future-proofs your home networks by providing greater capacity to connect more devices.
OFDMA separates a single spectrum into multiple units and enables different devices to share one transmission stream, increasing efficiency and reducing latency.
1.5 GHz Quad-Core CPU Powerful Processing for
A powerful 1.5 GHz quad-core CPU generates minimal latency within your network even under heavy load of transmission. Every click for website links and online playback on your laptop and phone just responds quicker.
WPA3—New Level of Cyber Security
The latest Wi-Fi security protocol, WPA3, brings new capabilities to improve cybersecurity in personal networks. More secure encryption in Wi-Fi password safety and enhanced protection against brute-force attacks combine to safeguard your home Wi-Fi.
Easily Setup and Use
Whether you prefer the intuitive Tether App or the powerful web interface, you can set up your Archer AX21 in minutes. The Tether App allows you to manage network settings from any Android or iOS device.
IEEE 802.11ax/ac/n/a 5 GHz
IEEE 802.11ax/n/b/g 2.4 GHz
5 GHz: 1201 Mbps (802.11ax)
2.4 GHz: 574 Mbps (802.11ax)
|WiFi Range||3 Bedroom Houses4× Fixed High-Performance Antennas|
Multiple antennas form a signal-boosting array to cover more directions and large areas
Concentrates wireless signal strength towards clients to expand WiFi range
Improves transmission power to strengthen signal coverage
Allocate devices to different bands for optimal performance
Simultaneously communicates with multiple Wi-Fi 6 clients
Improves network efficiency by limiting excessive occupation
Connect your devices to more bandwidth
|Working Modes||Router Mode|
Access Point Mode
|Processor||1.5 GHz Quad-Core CPU|
|Ethernet Ports||1× Gigabit WAN Port|
4× Gigabit LAN Ports
|USB Support||1× USB 2.0 Port|
Supported Partition Formats:
NTFS, exFAT, HFS+, FAT32
Apple Time Machine
Power On/Off Button
LED On/Off Button
|Power||12 V ⎓ 1.5 A|
|Network Security||SPI Firewall|
IP & MAC Binding
Application Layer Gateway
|Guest Network||1× 5 GHz Guest Network|
1× 2.4 GHz Guest Network
|Parental Controls||URL Filtering|
|WAN Types||Dynamic IP|
|Quality of Service||QoS by Device|
|Cloud Service||Auto Firmware Upgrade|
OTA Firmware Upgrade
|NAT Forwarding||Port Forwarding|
DHCP Client List
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|Dimensions (W×D×H)||10.2 × 5.3 ×1.5 in|
(260.2 × 135.0 × 38.6 mm)
|Package Contents||Wi-Fi Router Archer AX21|
RJ45 Ethernet Cable
Quick Installation Guide
Cable or DSL Modem (if needed)
Subscription with an internet service provider (for internet access)
|Certifications||FCC, CE, RoHS|
|Environment||Operating Temperature: 0℃~40℃ (32℉ ~104℉)|
Storage Temperature: -40℃~70℃ (-40℉ ~158℉)
Operating Humidity: 10%~90% non-condensing
Storage Humidity: 5%~90% non-condensing
|WiFi Transmission Power||CE:|
<23dBm(5.15 GHz~5.25 GHz)
<30dBm(2.4 GHz & 5.15 GHz~5.825 GHz)
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