AC1200 Wi-Fi Router



Why you want it

D-link Simultaneous Dual Band

Do more of the stuff you love on both networks.

D-link High-Gain Antennas

Wider coverage throughout
your home.

D-link Gigabit Ethernet

Four fast gigabit ports give you high-speed wired connectivity.

D-link Intuitive User Interface

Easily manage your network.

Extreme Wi-Fi coverage

Bring Wi-Fi coverage to your devices to the max. The DIR-842 avoids interference to deliver the fastest wireless speeds, improved coverage and reliable connections. You can do multiplayer gaming, HD streaming, file transfers, video chat, email, and web surfing all at the same time.


Not just any antenna

High-gain antennas will give you exceptional coverage in and around
your home.

Do more with Dual Band technology

Use the 2.4 GHz band for everyday tasks, while leaving the high-speed 5 GHz AC band free for HD video streaming, online gaming and large file transfers.

With fewer devices using the high-speed 5 GHz band, there’s less interference and congestion, giving you better performance and a lag-free wireless experience.


New user interface

Controlling your network by enabling parental controls, blocking unwanted devices, monitoring internet activity and creating Wi-Fi guest networks is easier than ever with our new interface.

Intelligent QoS

Intelligent QoS tracks the type of network traffic (media streaming, web surfing, online gaming) and decide which application deserves higher priority.


Faster Performance

Wired performance 10x faster than traditional Fast Ethernet.

Additional features

DIR 830L-AC1200 Wi-Fi Router

11AC Wi-Fi - Up to 300 Mbps (2.4 GHz) + 867 Mbps (5GHz).

Gigabit Ethernet Ports - Ensures the best wired online experience for HD streaming and gaming.

DIR 830L-AC1200 Wi-Fi Router

Whole-Home Coverage - 11AC technology extends wireless range further than with Wireless N.

High-Gain Antennas - 4 external antennas.

DIR 830L-AC1200 Wi-Fi Router

Traffic Prioritization - Advanced QoS engine distributes traffic optimally across both wireless bands to guarantee the best performance.

Dual-Band Technology - Decreases wireless interference and congestion, allowing you to connect more devices.

DIR 830L-AC1200 Wi-Fi Router

Parental Controls - Create online access schedules and block/allow specific websites and/or devices.

Guest Wi-Fi Network - Enable a public or encrypted wireless guest network.

Wi-Fi Encryption - Support WPA/WPA2

DIR 830L-AC1200 Wi-Fi Router

Easy To Install - Installation wizard manually walks you through setup
in minutes.

Quick Router Setup (QRS) App - Easy setup app for smartphones & tablets.

WPS Push Button Setup - Quickest method of connecting devices with the push of a button.

Product Image
Product Name AC1200 Wi-Fi Router AC1750 Wi-Fi Router AC1750 Wi-Fi Router AC1900 Wi-Fi Router AC1900 Wi-Fi Router AC3200 Ultra Wi-Fi Series Router
Model Number DIR-842 DIR-859 DIR-869 DIR-880L DIR-879 DIR-890L/R
Home Footage Small Home Medium Home Medium Home Medium to Large Home Medium to Large Home Medium to Large Home
Ideal Usage Multi-Device Media Streaming HD Media Streaming HD Media Streaming Multi-Device HD Media Streaming and Gaming Multi-Device HD Media Streaming and Gaming 4K Streaming, Online Gamingon Multiple Devices
Wi-Fi Band Dual Band 300 + 867 Dual Band 450 + 1300 Dual Band 450 + 1300 Dual Band 600 + 1300 Dual Band 600 + 1300 Tri-Band 600 + 1300 + 1300
CPU Processor Single Core Single Core Single Core Dual Core 800 MHz Dual Core 1 GHz Dual Core 1 GHz
Range Better Better Better Best Best Ultimate
Essential Features
Ethernet - LAN Ethernet-WAN (4) Gigabit
(1) Gigabit
(4) Gigabit
(1) Gigabit
(4) Gigabit
(1) Gigabit
(4) Gigabit
(1) Gigabit
(4) Gigabit
(1) Gigabit
(4) Gigabit
(1) Gigabit
USB Port       (1) USB 2.0,
(1) USB 3.0
  (1) USB 2.0,
(1) USB 3.0
Parental Control
QoS Engine
Guess Network
Interactive GUI
Advanced Features
AC Beam Forming        
Smart Connect        

Device Interfaces
• 4 Gigabit LAN Ports
• 1 Gigabit WAN Port
• Reset Button
• WPS Push Button

• IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b • IEEE 802.3u
• IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11a

Minimum System Requirements
• Windows® 8.1, Windows® 8, Windows® 7 , or Mac OS® X (v10.7)4 • Ethernet Network Interface
• Internet Explorer® 11, Mozilla® Firefox® v28, Google Chrome v33, or Safari v7
• Cable, DSL or Fiber Optics

Advanced Features
• VPN Pass Through
• Parental Control Support
• Guest Zone Support
• Wi-Fi WMM Quality of Service
• IPv6

Wireless Security
• WPA & WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access)
• Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) PIN/PBC

Advanced Firewall Features
• SPI (Stateful Packet Inspection)
• NAT (Network Address Translation)

Physical Dimensions
• 6.25 x 8.9 x 7.25 nches

• 0.6 lbs

• 12 V DC, 1A

• Operating: 30 to 104 °F

• Operating: 10% to 95% non-condensing

• IC
• Wi-Fi Certified
Package Contents
What’s Inside
• AC1200 Wi-Fi Router
• Quick Installation Guide and warranty documents3
• Power Adapter
• Ethernet Cable

1-Year Limited Warranty

Order Information
Part Number

AC1200 Wi-Fi Router

1-Year Limited Warranty available only in the USA at

Meet the AC1200 Wi-Fi Router DIR-842

  • Performance – Speeds of up to 867Mbps – 5GHz and 300Mbps – 2.4GHz 
  • Security – Support WPA/WPA2 and Dual Active Firewalls (NAT/SPI)
  • Fast Connections – Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000) Ports
  • More Coverage – Four high-gain antennas
  • Easy Setup – QRS Mobile app for easy setup