TPLink AC1200 WiFi Router (Archer A6) Review

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Due to use of  4 Omni-directional High-Performance antennas connected to a signal amplifier , tplink ac1200 is a Long Range WiFi Router.which can cover a large home or office.

The flexible antennas of the device allow you to adjust their angle to have  suitable signal everywhere. In all parts of the house. And do not have any blind spots.

This router uses valuable Beam-forming technology for 802.11ac compliant clients, which has significantly increased the router coverage level.


All network ports on TPLink AC1200 (including WAN, LAN) have speeds of 1Gbps, enabling the router to connect to the ISP at such an amazing speed and bring this great bandwidth into your home network.

VPN Server…!

One of the interesting features of this router is the existence of a VPN Server service. It’s good to mention that usually WiFi routers only have vpn service capability and can connect to a VPN Server as a VPN Client, but this router itself can work as a VPN Server. But what is its application?

In many cases we need to make servers or programs (e.g. Home or Office file server , VOIP or CCTV systems) within the network accessible from the Internet. (also known as Server Publishing). Which can be done in two ways, Using DMZ and VPN Server solution.

This TPLink wifi router supports VPN Server feature. You can set up this server easily and with the least complexity possible. In this method it no longer requires to publish internal servers and programs on the Internet. Authorized Internet users who want to access the internal servers , can first connect to the router as VPN Client and then use them safely as an internal user.

Concurrent Users :

The presence of MU-MIMO (2*2) along with the right hardware has enabled this router to support a large number of users simultaneously, this device simply supports up to 25 online users.

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Parental Control & QoS:

This company pays special attention to the control of family members in the internet . You can define separate profiles for each family member and give them permission to access certain sites and content.

Also you can limit the working hours and duration of each one’s activity on the Internet. With QoS capability, you can define the bandwidth of each device separately and allow them to use more bandwidth.

Price Range:

The price of this WiFi router is around 57$, paying this price for a router with these functional features is really worth it.


Various tests were performed on TPLink Archer A6 by the WiFiAdviser technical team. Including security test,VPN Server tests,QoS and parental control functionality tests, penetration test, connection stability and coverage test. In the end, we gave this router a score of 8 out of 10, which is a amazing score for wifi router in this price range.

TP-Link AC1200 (Archer A6) WiFi Router

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TP-Link AC1200 (Archer A6) WiFi Router Specifications

Wireless Specifications
Wireless Standard802.11ac (a/b/g/n)
BandsDual Band
Overall Speed1200Mbps
RangeSmall/Medium Houses
Concurrent Clients25
Antenna4 External
Software Capabilities
Security Level (1 to 10 )8.5
Parental Control Capabilities (1 to 10)7
Traffic Control Capabilities (1 to 10)7
Guest NetworkYes
Physical Ports
WAN Ports1 (1Gbps)
LAN Ports4 (1Gbps)
USB PortsN/A
Special Capabilities
Beamforming TechnologyYes
MU-MIMO TechnologyYes
Mesh SupportNo
Repeater ModeNO
Vendor-Specific TechnologyN/A
Hardware Specifications
ProcessorDual-Core CPU
Dimension8.5 × 4.6 × 1.2 in (215 × 117 × 32 mm)

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