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D-Link Wireless AC Router (DIR-850L)

  • Model Number: DIR-850L
  • WebID: 10250642
4.3
(24 ratings)

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  • D-Link AC Routers

    D-Link AC Routers

    D-Link AC Wi-Fi routers will super-charge your Wi-Fi network with the latest wireless AC technology and tons of other cool features.

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The D-Link Wireless AC1200 Dual Band Gigabit Router (DIR-850L) uses dual band wireless AC technology to provide lightning-fast data speeds for all of the wireless devices in your home. The two bands can transmit data up to 300Mbps and 867Mbps respectively and give your wireless network extended range and better reliability. It's ideal for streaming HD video, online gaming, and more.

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  • Wireless AC is the next level of speed and range for WiFi, a step up from Wireless N

  • Dual band technology: with speeds up to 300Mbps (2.4GHz) + 867Mbps (5GHz) you'll be able to enjoy a total of up to 1200Mbps

  • Dual band technology results in less interference - common tasks like email and web surfing can be done on the 2.4GHz band while more intensive tasks like video chatting and HD movie streaming can work over the interference-free 5GHz band

  • Speeds like this are ideal for data-intensive applications like streaming HD video, transferring huge files, and video chatting without any lag

  • Compatible with 802.11 a/b/g/n devices

  • For any of your devices that don't have Wireless AC built in, you can pick up D-Link AC USB adapters (sold separately) and let them take advantage of the full potential of your AC network

  • Monitor and manage your network from anywhere in the world you can get an Internet connection with the mydlink app for iOS and Android smartphones and tablets

  • You can use your smartphone or tablet to set up the router, quickly and easily

  • Share files and media over the network from just about any USB connected device

  • Four Gigabit ports allow you to connect up to four devices for incredibly fast wired connectivity - perfect for desktop computers or entertainment centres

  • A great solution for providing super-fast, reliable wireless Internet access for your smartphones, tablets, laptops, gaming consoles, media streaming devices, and other wireless products

What's in the Box

  • AC1200 Dual Band Gigabit Router (DIR-850L)
  • Ethernet Cable
  • Power Adapter
  • Quick Install Guide
  • WiFi Configuration Card

Manufacturer's Warranty

  • Parts - 1 Year(s)
  • Labour -

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Wireless Standard 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Wireless Speed AC
LAN Ports 5
Operating System Compatibility Windows XP/Vista/7/8; Mac OSX 10.x or later; Linux
Auto Detecting Yes
Auto Sensing Yes
Interface Slot Type RJ-45; USB
LAN Connection Yes
Speed 10/100/1000 Mbps - Wired; 300 Mbps (2.4GHz); 867 Mbps (5GHz)
System Requirements Windows 8; Windows 7; Windows Vista; Windows XP SP2; Mac OS X (v10.4) Internet Explorer v6; Mozilla Firefox; Google Chrome or Safari 4 Network Interface Card For Internet Access: Cable or DSL Modem Subscription with an Internet Service Provider (ISP)
Uplink Port No
Warranty Parts 1 Year(s)

19 Customer Reviews for D-Link Wireless AC Router (DIR-850L)

Average Overall rating

4.3 / 5
Based on 24 ratings
  • 5 Stars
    (17)
  • 4 Stars
    (4)
  • 3 Stars
    (0)
  • 2 Stars
    (0)
  • 1 Star
    (3)

Positive vs. Critical Reviews

87% Positive

21 Reviews

12% Critical

3 Reviews

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5.0
  • Derek
  • from Peterborough, ON
  • Jul 06, 2014

Great product! at a reasonable price

All in all i am quite impressed with the product and it's AC band. Connected it to my mac on the AC band and transferring data over the network is amazingly fast. Originally I was planning on getting an airport extreme but all in all the specs of this router are on par with the extreme plus [...] cheaper too. This was a win win

5.0
  • Jan
  • from Langley, BC
  • Apr 03, 2014

Reliable, has great range

I hooked up the D-Link DIR 850L to my Shaw Cisco router to improve the wi-fi in my house. I eventually had to get Shaw to bridge the modem as it was causing issues with my VPN. I've had no issues, the router has never dropped the signal and the range is impressive. I have the router located at the front of the house, main floor.....using my wi-fi manager, I discovered I now get full bars in my backyard.

5.0
  • Vince
  • from sydney, ns
  • Feb 11, 2014

great router

Had a belkin n600. upgraded because of dropped connections and not getting a signal from the other end of our house. this dlink ac1200 can handle 10 devices at once with great signal range. i wanted a dual band router however after i purchased it none of my devices are 5ghz compatable anyways. Router works great. was easy to set up.

4.0
  • Michelle
  • from Charlottetown, PE
  • Jan 29, 2014

4/5

Good speed/connectivity with multiple devices. I like the nice clean look of it. Found installation a bit frusterating. I had to do a firmware update before I was able to save the new passwords.

4.0
  • roy
  • from Markham, ON
  • Dec 29, 2013

first time use: speed from 25-72 Mbps

set up easy, except wireless auto , should use manual set up new name and password. it took me about 2 hours to complete. reviewed on day 1.

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