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TP-Link AX6000 Review: A good upgrade to your stock ISP modem

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TP-Link Archer AX6000 Wi-Fi 6 review

The Archer AX6000 is TP-Link’s first router with next-generation 802.11ax Wi-Fi technology.

It is a dual-band modem that can support speeds of up to 1,148Mbps on its 2.4GHz channel and up to 4,804Mbps on its 5GHz channel using the Wi-Fi 6 standard.

Wi-Fi 6 routers are now coming out from different companies. The TP-Link AX6000 comes at a PHP 19,500 market price and it is not that cheap for most consumers.

In this article, we will try to show all the features of the AX6000 and with that, you will know if this is the right one for you.

TP-Link ARCHER AX6000 Wi-Fi 6 Router

TP-Link Archer AX6000 Wi-Fi 6 review

The TP-Link Archer AX6000 comes with eight high-gain antennas on a square-type form factor. It has the TP-Link logo on the center which also serves as LED status for determining connectivity.

On its front side, it has WPS, Wi-Fi, and LED control buttons. One one side, it has a USB 3.0 Type-C and USB 3.0 Type-A ports where you can plug external storage like a flash drive or an external hard drive for easy transfer and back-up of files on the home network.

TP-Link Archer AX6000 Wi-Fi 6 review

On the back side, it has a 2.5Gbps WAN port and eight Gigabit Ethernet ports which are 10x faster compared to standard Ethernet. You can also find the power button, power port, and the reset button here.

TP-Link Archer AX6000 Wi-Fi 6 review

Setting up the router is so easy thanks to the TP-Link’s Tether app. You don’t even need to open a computer or laptop to set up the router. All you have to do is to download the app, open your Bluetooth and follow the instructions.

TP-Link Archer AX6000 Wi-Fi 6 Router HomeCare2

One of the best features of the TP-Link AX6000 is the HomeCare that ensures every device on your network remains protected with a threat database updated live by Trend Micro.

It also has Parental Controls which lets you block inappropriate contents and limit the time spent on each device on your network.

TP-Link Archer AX6000 Wi-Fi 6 review

When it comes to the wi-fi signal, the AX6000 has a wider range compared to the stock modem from our internet provider. The 5GHz band also works well since most of our neighbors are using the 2.4GHz band.

Remember that in order to maximize the features of the AX6000, you must also have devices that support Wi-Fi 6 standard such as the latest Samsung Galaxy smartphones and laptops with 802.11ax support.

TP-Link Archer AX6000 Wi-Fi 6 review

This router is also recommended for gamers and live streamers who want to maximize their internet speed even with a lot of connected devices on their network.

TP-Link Archer AX6000 Wi-Fi 6 review

TP-Link Archer AX6000 Specs:

Wireless StandardsIEEE 802.11ax/ac/n/a 5GHz
IEEE 802.11ax/n/b/g 2.4GHz
Frequency2.4GHz and 5GHz
Signal Rate5GHz: 4804Mbps(802.11ax)
2.4GHz: 1148Mbps(802.11ax)
compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi standards
Wireless FunctionsEnable/Disable Wireless Radio, Guest network, DFS, MU-MIMIO, OFDMA
Wireless Security64/128-bit WEP, WPA/WPA2, WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK encryptions
Guest Network2.4GHz guest network x 1, 5GHz guest network x 1
Memory1GB RAM and 128MB Flash
Interface8x 1G/100M/10M LAN Ports,
1x 2.5G/2G/1G/100M WAN Port
1x USB-A 3.0 Port + 1x USB-C 3.0 Port
ButtonWi-Fi On/Off Button, Reset Button, WPS Button, Power On/Off Button, LED on/off Button
Antenna8 High-Performance External Antennas
External Power Supply12V/4A
Dimensions ( W x D x H )10.3×10.3×2.4in (261.2×261.2×60.2mm)
Other Features
Quality of ServiceAdvanced Qos powered by TrendMicro
WAN TypeDynamic IP/Static IP/PPPoE/
PPTP(Dual Access)/L2TP(Dual Access)
ManagementAdvanced Parental control powered by TrendMicro, Local Management, Remote Management
DHCPServer, DHCP Client List, Address Reservation
Port ForwardingVirtual Server, Port Triggering, UPnP, DMZ
Dynamic DNSDynDns, NO-IP, TP-Link
VPN ServerPPTP, OpenVPN

See full specs at: https://www.tp-link.com/ph/home-networking/wifi-router/archer-ax6000/?utm_medium=select-local#specifications

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