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Apple AirPort Extreme Router
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TP-Link Archer C9 Router
TP-Link Archer C9
Available colors
User rating
19
4.2 out of 5
19 user ratings
5 stars
36 %
4 stars
47 %
3 stars
15 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %
30
4.0 out of 5
30 user ratings
5 stars
33 %
4 stars
36 %
3 stars
26 %
2 stars
3 %
1 stars
0 %
38
4.0 out of 5
38 user ratings
5 stars
42 %
4 stars
28 %
3 stars
18 %
2 stars
5 %
1 stars
5 %

Connectivity

Number of LAN ports314
Number of WAN ports111
USByesnoyes
Total USB ports1
N/A
2
Number of USB 2.0 ports1
N/A
1
Number of USB 3.0/3.1 ports0
N/A
1
Connectivity technology
N/A
  • Wireless
  • Wired
N/A
Communication mode
N/A
  • Full-Duplex
  • Half-Duplex
N/A

Design

Colour of productWhiteWhite
  • Silver
  • White
Active cooling (fan)yesnono

Dimensions

Width3.86 in4.18 in8.5 in
Height6.61 in2.71 in6.63 in
Depth3.86 in4.18 in3.39 in
Weight2.09 lb0.75 lb1.37 lb
Number of units131
Rack-mount designnonono

Features

Built-in DSL modemnonono
File serverVia USBNoVia USB
Built-in printer serveryes
N/A
yes
Mobile app for controlling featuresyesyesyes
Battery operated
N/A
no
N/A
Designed for wall mounting
N/A
no
N/A
Display
N/A
no
N/A
Support for mesh network
N/A
yes
N/A

Communication

Management interfaceWeb/network
N/A
N/A
6to4yes
N/A
no
Communication protocol
  • IPv6
  • Wireless Multimedia Extensions
Wireless Multimedia Extensions
  • IPv6
  • Quality of Service
  • Wireless Multimedia Extensions
Data link layer
  • Ethernet
  • Fast Ethernet
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • IEEE 802.11a
  • IEEE 802.11ac
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11n
  • Ethernet
  • Fast Ethernet
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • IEEE 802.11a
  • IEEE 802.11ac
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11n
  • Ethernet
  • Fast Ethernet
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • IEEE 802.11a
  • IEEE 802.11ac
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11n
Number of simultaneous connections32360
N/A
7820
Wireless standards
  • IEEE 802.11a
  • IEEE 802.11ac
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.1x
  • IEEE 802.3
  • IEEE 802.3ab
  • IEEE 802.3u
  • IEEE 802.11n
  • IEEE 802.11a
  • IEEE 802.11ac
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.3ab
  • IEEE 802.11n
  • IEEE 802.11a
  • IEEE 802.11ac
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.3ab
  • IEEE 802.3u
  • IEEE 802.11n
Jumbo frames supportnonono
Mobile broadband supportnonono
Throughput WAN-LAN325.5 Mbps
N/A
756.0 Mbps
VoIP (SIP)nonono
Wireless networkyesyesyes
2.4GHz wireless networkyesyesyes
2.4GHz data transfer rate450.0 Mbps
N/A
600.0 Mbps
5GHz wireless networkyesyesyes
5GHz data transfer rate1300.0 Mbps
N/A
1300.0 Mbps
External antennanonoyes
MIMOnoyesyes
Total wireless data transfer rate1300.0 Mbps550.0 Mbps1900.0 Mbps
Wireless security
  • WEP
  • WPA
  • WPA2-Enterprise
  • WPA2
  • WPA3
  • WPA
  • WPA2-PSK
  • WPA2
  • WEP
  • WPA-PSK
  • WPA
  • WPA2-PSK
  • WPA2
  • WPS
Frequency band
N/A
  • 2.4 GHz
  • 5 GHz
N/A
Mobile HSUPA
N/A
no
N/A
Mobile HSDPA (turbo-3G)
N/A
no
N/A
Mobile 4G (LTE)
N/A
no
N/A
Mobile 3G
N/A
no
N/A
Mobile 2G (GSM)
N/A
no
N/A
Detachable antenna
N/A
noyes
Beamforming
N/A
yesyes
MU-MIMO
N/A
nono
Number of antennas
N/A
N/A
3

Compatibility

DynDNSnonoyes
Target audienceHome usersHome usersHome users

Memory

Included flash memory32.0 MB4096.0 MB16.0 MB
Included RAM512.0 MB512.0 MB128.0 MB
Maximum flash memory
N/A
4096.0 MB16.0 MB
Maximum RAM
N/A
512.0 MB128.0 MB

Power

Operational Power Consumption (min-max)< 9< 9< 39
Power over Ethernet (PoE)nonono

Security

DMZyesnoyes
VPN protocol
  • IPSec
  • L2TP
  • PPTP
N/A
  • IPSec
  • L2TP
  • PPTP
VPN clientnonono
Firewall
N/A
yes
N/A
Encryption Algorithm
N/A
WPA2-PSK
N/A

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