With Internet speeds up to 2.8x faster than Wi-Fi N*, the AC1200 DB Wi-Fi Dual-Band AC+ Gigabit Router provides exceptional reliability, speed, and coverage. The router's AC Wi-Fi chipset creates a wide pathway so everyone in your household can access the Internet at the same time on Smart TVs, laptops, smartphones, and tablets. It's ideal for streaming video services such as Hulu Plus or Vudu**, streaming music, and playing online games. With next-generation speed and coverage, the AC1200 lets everybody stay connected throughout the entire home--even in the backyard and garage.
Delivers next-generation Internet speeds up to 2.8x faster than Wi-Fi N technology.
Stream multimedia content to HDTVs and game systems throughout your home network.
Equipped with an AC Wi-Fi chipset, the AC1200 router delivers Wi-Fi Internet speeds up to 2.8x faster than Wi-Fi N technology along with much greater coverage. AC Wi-Fi creates a wider, faster pathway, making this next-generation router superb for homes where multiple people are using smartphones, laptops, tablets, Smart TVs, and other devices to access the Internet at once.
A dual-band design offers optimal speed and performance and enables you to enjoy HD movies, play online games, and multitask with ease. A standard band provides speeds of up to 300Mbps (2.4 GHz) for activities such as emailing, web surfing, and Wi-Fi printing, while a separate media band delivers speeds of up to 867Mbps (5 GHz) for activities like video streaming, multiplayer gaming, and media sharing.
The AC1200 is outstanding for streaming high-definition video through services such as Hulu Plus and Vudu HD Movies (both sold separately). MultiBeam technology provides a powerful signal for optimized video streaming to multiple devices anywhere in your home. In addition, IntelliStream QoS (Quality of Service) technology automatically prioritizes video and gaming activities for uninterrupted high-speed streaming.
You can also use the router to stream multimedia content to DLNA-enabled devices throughout your home network, such as HDTVs and game systems.
This router is compatible with Wi-Fi N and Wi-Fi G technology. As a result, even if your mobile device is Wi-Fi N or Wi-Fi G, you can still enjoy the faster speeds offered by the AC1200.
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The AC1200 router features one WAN gigabit port and four LAN gigabit ports along with two high-speed USB 2.0 ports--great for connecting network-attached storage hard drives. Pre-connected cables and a simple connection wizard enable you to set up the device in three easy steps.
To use this router, you need a broadband Ethernet connection and at least one computer with an installed network interface card and TCP/IP networking protocol, a 1.8 GHz processor, 512 MB of RAM, and one of the following operating systems: Windows 7 (32- or 64-bit), Windows Vista (32- or 64-bit), Windows XP (32-bit, SP3 or greater), or Mac OS X (v10.5 or above). Also required is Internet Explorer (v7 or above), Firefox, Google Chrome, or Safari.
Easy Setup with browser-based Simple Start. Use the router’s built-in web-based setup page and set up the router without a CD.
* Up to 2.8x faster physical data rate when compared to 802.11n Wi-Fi routers using two antennas to transmit and receive data. Actual speeds will vary depending on a number of factors. In order to achieve the best performance, router must be used with a compatible Wi-Fi device.
**Hulu Plus and Vudu both sold separately
AC router is compatible with Wi-Fi N and Wi-Fi G devices.
|Choose the right router for your household||AC750 DB||AC1200 DB||AC1750 DB|
|Simultaneous Dual-Band speed (up to)||300Mbps (2.4GHz) + 433Mbps (5GHz)||300Mbps (2.4GHz) + 867Mbps (5GHz)||450Mbps (2.4GHz) + 1.3Gbps (5GHz)|
|AC technology is faster than N||1.5X||2X||4.3X|
|Simple Start easy setup from laptop or smartphone||✓||✓||✓|
|Network protection, content filtering and parental controls by Norton||✓||✓||✓|
|Multibeam technology minimizes dead zones||✓||✓||✓|
|Ethernet ports (x4)||Gigabit||Gigabit||Gigabit|
|USB port||2x 2.0||2x 2.0||1x 2.0, 1x 3.0|
|QoS (Quality of service) automatically prioritizes video streaming||✓||✓||✓|
|DLNA media server for streaming multimedia content||✓||✓||✓|