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Wireless AC1200 Dual Band Router




Today’s households are connecting more devices than ever before – with so many smartphones, tablets, gaming systems, media players and laptops being used at any given time, it’s never been more important to have a connectivity solution that fully powers your connected home.

By upgrading your current network to Wireless AC, you can immediately enjoy the benefits of faster wireless speeds and increased home coverage. Delivering Wi-Fi AC1200 dual band speeds to your home network, the DIR-820L is the perfect solution for those looking to enjoy smooth HD video streaming, fast file transfers and lag-free video chatting; all with less wireless interference for maximum performance.



The fifth generation of Wi-Fi technology, 11AC delivers incredible speed and whole-home coverage — up to three times as fast as current “N” Wi-Fi.  


AC1200 Wi-Fi Speeds — Up to 300 + 867Mbps

Simultaneous Dual Band

— Delivers faster speeds with less Wi-Fi interference for maximum throughput

Quality of Service (QoS) – Intelligent traffic prioritization delivers seamless performance for your applications




Add industry-leading 11AC speed and coverage to your connected home, ensuring that all your devices get the seamless performance they deserve.

Wi-Fi Range — Dramatically improve the wireless range in your home for true wall-to-wall, whole-home connectivity

Wired Performance — Fast Ethernet delivers reliable performance to your wired devices

Compatibility — 11AC is backward compatible with older Wi-Fi, ensuring that your current devices do not become obsolete


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D-Link’s 11AC routers are app-enabled, giving you the ability to quickly and easily set up your router, monitor and control your home network, or stream and share files and media from virtually any connected USB drive.* 


   mydlink SharePort App



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*requires USB SharePort on router





   mydlink SharePort App

Stream and share your videos, music and photos to your Smartphone or Tablet at home or anywhere. Just download the free app and connect a USB storage device to your mydlink SharePort™-enabled D-Link router.

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  mydlink Lite App

Quickly and easily manage your Router and view your live Cloud Camera feeds from anywhere with an Internet connection.

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QRS (Quick Router Setup) Mobile App 

Set up your home network from your Apple or Android device with the free QRS Mobile app. Avoid the setup hassles of “conventional” routers. 

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Quickly and easily establish a fast, secure home network that will have you browsing, streaming, and watching in minutes.   WPS Push Button — Connect to your secure, wireless network with a push of a button

Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) — Automatically establishes working configurations with other UPnP devices like computers and printers



Get the wireless protection your home network needs with D-Link’s assortment of advanced security features. 
Parental Controls — Grant, limit, and block access to certain websites and applications

Guest Network — Separate and secure network for guest users

IPv6 — Future proofs your network for the next-generation of Wi-Fi devices


  Stay informed with interesting and relevant articles, guides and blogs on D-Link’s Learning Center.


The Evolution of Wi-Fi

You use it nearly every day on your notebook Mac, PC or smartphone but have you ever really thought about what Wi-Fi is and how it got started? Follow along with us to see where Wi-Fi has been and where it’s going.



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Advanced Features

  • VPN pass through
  • Guest Zone Support
  • UPnP™ Support
  • Wi-Fi WMM Quality of Service


  • IEEE 802.11ac
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11n
  • IEEE 802.11a
  • IEEE 802.3
  • IEEE 802.3u
  • IEEE 802.3a

Ethernet Interface

  • 4 10/100 Fast Ethernet Ports
  • 1 10/100 WAN Port
  • Security
  • Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA/WPA2)
  • WPS™


  • Power
  • Internet


  • DC 12V

Operating Temperature

  • 30º to 104º F (0º to 40º C)

Operating Humidity

  • 10% to 95% non-condensing


  • FCC
  • IC
  • Wi-Fi®


  • 4.37 x 3.66 x 5.71 inches


  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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Getting Started Wireless AC1000 Cloud Router DIR-820L



Introducing the mydlink SharePort App



How to Control Your Network with mydlink Lite



Introduction to Website



How to Control Your Network from Anywhere with Your iPhone



How to Control Your Network from Anywhere with Your Android


  • Next Generation 11AC Wi-Fi:  Up to 300 + 867 Mbps
  • Simultaneous Dual Band:  Delivers faster Wi-Fi speeds and less interference for maximum throughput
  • Your Personal Cloud:  Access your content – anywhere, anytime, on almost any device – with mydlink SharePort
  • Compatibility:  Works with existing and future Wi-Fi devices
  • Easy Setup:  CD-less install with browser wizard or QRS Mobile App

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"This may be one of the easiest ways for users to access files remotely...mydlink SharePort earns four out of five stars for Android networking utilities.” Read more