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D-Link DIR-879
AC1900 EXO Wi-Fi Router

D-Link DIR-879

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Wireless AC from D-Link

The AC1900 Wi-Fi Router (DIR-879) comes with high power signal amplifiers that will deliver extreme Wi-Fi coverage to all your Wi-Fi devices. With wireless dual band speeds of 600Mbps and 1300Mbps, a dual core processor and SmartConnect technology, the DIR-879 avoids interference to deliver the fastest wireless speeds, improved coverage and reliable connections. The DIR-879 also comes with a new user interface so controlling your network is easier than ever. You can get online in minutes with the Quick Router Setup (QRS) app. The DIR-879 is a robust router solution that will give you a better signal throughout your home.

AC1900 Wi-Fi Router
AC1900 Wi-Fi Router Features

Dual Band Advantage

The AC1900 Wi-Fi Router delivers dual band performance for intelligent, versatile, interferencefree bandwidth. Check your email and surf the Internet on the 2.4GHz band; and game, make Skype calls and stream HD movies to multiple devices using the cleaner, interference-free 5GHz band Whatever you like to do online, dual band has you covered.

High Power Signal Amplifiers

With its built-in high-power 1,000mW signal amplifiers and AC technology you can enjoy wireless coverage throughout your home. Watch videos in an upstairs room, Skype from your home office, or browse and stream from your couch – with the DIR-879 you can connect wherever and however you want.

Extreme Wi-Fi coverage

With its built-in high power amplifier (of up to 1000mw) and antenna diversity you can enjoy wider wireless coverage throughout your home.

Smart beam forming

Improves coverage by directing bandwidth to your devices as you move around your home. You can stream HD video, surf the web, skype your friends and play online games from wherever you are so you'll always get the best experience.

Smart beam forming

Smart connect

Not all Wi-Fi bands are the same, but you don't need to worry about that. With Smart Connect Technology, the DIR-879 chooses from the two Wi-Fi bands and automatically connects each device on your network to the best, clearest band available for the best connection every time.

Smart connect

More Processing Power

Dual core processor

A dual core processor gives you all the processing power you need to support more devices and apps in your home so you can experience lag free gaming and HD media streaming.

Intelligent QoS

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

Intelligent QoS

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.

New user interface



  • Advanced Wireless AC beamforming dramatically enhances wireless signal strength and throughput
  • Dual-Band Wireless (one 2.4GHz and one 5GHz band) for faster HD streaming
  • 802.11 a/g/n/ac wireless LAN for a complete range of wireless compatibility
  • Gigabit WAN and LAN ports for high-speed wired connections

High-Power Amplifier

  • Wider coverage throughout your home with 1,000mW amplifiers


  • Band steering automatically balances wireless clients among the two wireless bands

Intelligent QoS

  • Device optimization delivers seamless performance for your applications


  • WPA & WPA2 wireless encryption protects your network from intruders
  • Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) securely adds devices to your network at the push of a button


  • 11AC Wi-Fi - Up to 600 Mbps (2.4 GHz) + 1300 Mbps (5GHz).
  • Gigabit Ethernet Ports - Ensures the best wired online experience for HD streaming and gaming.


  • Whole-Home Coverage - 11AC technology extends wireless range further than with Wireless N.
  • High-Powered Antennas - 4 external antennas with high power amplifiers.


  • 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.


  • 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.
  • Zero Configuration - Once router is setup, other D-Link Zero Configuration devices can easily and instantly connect.


  • 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.
  • Secure Wi-Fi Encryption - WPA/WPA2 provides highest level of wireless security.

Technical Specifications:

D-Link DIR-879 Specifications

D-Link DIR-879 Specifications
Device Interfaces
  • 802.11 a/g/n/ac wireless LAN
  • Dual-Band (one 2.4GHz and one 5GHz band)
  • 10/100/1000 Gigabit WAN Port
  • Four 10/100/1000 Gigabit LAN Ports
  • IEEE 802.11ac
Minimum Requirements
  • Windows 10, 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 , or Mac OS X (v10.7)
  • Ethernet Network Interface
  • Internet Explorer 11, Mozilla Firefox v28, Google Chrome v33, or Safari v7
  • Cable, DSL or Fiber Optics
Advanced Features
  • SmartConnect
  • Guest Zone
  • Multi-language web setup wizard
  • Green Ethernet
  • DLNA media server support
  • Advanced AC SmartBeam
  • Dual active firewall
    • Network Address Translation (NAT)
    • Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI)
  • VPN Passthrough (PPTP/L2TP/IPsec)
  • Advanced QoS
  • Quick VPN - L2TP over IPsec
  • Extender Mode7
Mobile App Support QRS Mobile v1.5
Mobile App Requirements QRS Mobile app requires iOS4.3 or Android 2.3.3, or higher
Wireless Security
  • WPA & WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access)
  • Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) PIN/PBC
  • SPI (Stateful Packet Inspection)
  • NAT (Network Address Translation)
Dimensions 7.9 x 9.5 x 3.5 inches
  • Input: 100 to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz
  • Output: 12 V DC, 1.5A
  • Operating: 32 to 104 °F
  • Storage: -4 to 149 °F
  • Operating: 0% to 90% non-condensing
  • Storage: 5% to 95% non-condensing
  • FCC Class B
  • Wi-Fi Certified
  • IPv6 Ready
Package Contents
  • Wireless AC1900 Wi-Fi Router
  • Quick Installation Guide2
  • Power Adapter
  • Ethernet Cable
  • Wi-Fi Configuration Card
Warranty 1-Year Limited Warranty3
1 Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE standard 802.11ac specifications which are subject to change. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental factors will adversely affect wireless signal range.
2 Latest software and documentation are available at
3 1-Year Limited Warranty available only in the USA at
4 Extender mode requires future firmware to enable

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Download the D-Link DIR-879 Datasheet (PDF).