TP-LINK® Archer C5400 Routers Now Available

Equipped with Wave 2 Tri-band and XStream Processing, Archer C5400 Routers Deliver Incredibly Fast Wi-Fi for Avid Gamers

SAN DIMAS, Calif.--()--TP-LINK®, a leading global provider of consumer and business networking products, today announced its new Archer C5400 routers are now available for retail purchase. Equipped with Wave 2 Tri-band and XStream processing, Archer C5400 routers are ideal for those who game online at the highest settings, stream 4K video content, or do both simultaneously. Archer C5400 routers support more device connections at the same time and intelligently place each device on the fastest Wi-Fi band for an all-around smoother experience.

“TP-LINK brings gamers the fastest Wi-Fi speeds for low latency, stable connections, bandwidth prioritization, expansive coverage and advanced features to deliver the ultimate playing experience,” said Lewis Wu, executive vice president of TP-LINK USA. “Overall speeds of 5400Mbps* combined with XStream processing to create incredibly fast performance to give gamers the winning edge.”

Smart Connect prioritizes network traffic, allowing Archer C5400 routers to create the fastest possible Wi-Fi connection for every device. NitroQAM and 4-Stream enable up to 5400Mbps* of total Wi-Fi throughput over one 2.4GHz (1000Mbps) and two 5GHz (2167Mbps) bands.

Equipped with MU-MIMO**, Archer C5400 routers are able to run multiple connections at once for up to three times faster performance than standard AC routers. Eight external antennas with high-powered amplifiers and beamforming deliver maximum range up to 10,000 square feet*.

Archer C5400 key benefits at a glance:

  • AC5400 Tri-Band router with 4-Stream and NitroQAM technology delivers up to 5400Mbps* Wi-Fi speeds over one 2.4GHz (1000Mbps) and two 5GHz (2167Mbps) bands
  • Powerful XStream Architecture with a 1.4GHz dual-core CPU and 3 co-processors for smoother performance
  • Equipped with MU-MIMO** ready technology
  • Smart Connect helps devices run faster by connecting them to the best available connection
  • Supercharge your Wi-Fi signal thanks to eight antennas with high-powered amplifiers
  • Set time limits and keep children safe with parental controls
  • Lightning-fast wired connections using four Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • Share files, photos, music, and video across the network using USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports
  • Guest Network provides visitors with Wi-Fi access separate from your main network
  • Targeted Wi-Fi signals use beamforming
  • Advanced security encryption protects your data
  • Set-up and adjust Wi-Fi settings from your mobile device using the Tether App (Android, iOS)
  • Supports 802.11ac and backwards-compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n

Warranty and Support

Our team is available 24/7 for toll-free, unlimited technical support by phone (1-866-225-8139) and email (, including setup, no matter when you purchased the product. Plus, our two-year warranty delivers worry-free service.

Price & Availability

Archer C5400 routers are now exclusively available at Office Depot retail stores and online for MSRP $299.99 (USD).


TP-LINK is a global innovator and provider of consumer and SMB networking products and the world's No.1 provider of WLAN and broadband CPE devices***, with products available in over 120 countries to tens of millions of customers. Committed to intensive R&D, efficient production and strict quality management, TP-LINK continues to provide award-winning networking products in wireless routers, cable/DSL gateways, powerline adapters, range extenders, cloud cameras, smart home and accessories for global end-users.

*Maximum wireless transmission rates are the physical rates derived from IEEE Standard 802.11 specifications. Range and coverage claims are based upon test results under normal usage conditions. Actual wireless transmission rate and wireless coverage are not guaranteed, and will vary as a result of 1) environmental factors, including building materials, physical objects and obstacles, 2) network conditions, including local interference, volume and density of traffic, product location, network complexity, and network overhead and 3) client limitations, including rated performance, location, connection quality, and client condition.

**MU-MIMO feature requires free firmware upgrade to enable, currently not available. Once available, firmware upgrade may be found on MU-MIMO capability requires both router and client device to support MU-MIMO. Two or more MU-MIMO enabled devices must be connected to achieve faster performance.

***According to latest published IDC Worldwide Quarterly WLAN Tracker Report, Q4 2015 Final Release.

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All information and pricing provided are subject to change without notice. TP-LINK is a registered trademark of TP-LINK Technologies Co., Ltd. All trade names are the property of their respective owners. Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE standard 802.11 specifications. Actual data throughput and wireless coverage will vary.


Finn Partners for TP-LINK
Krista Sparks, 415-348-2732

Release Summary

TP-LINK, a leading global provider of consumer and business networking products, today announced its new Archer C5400 routers are now available for retail purchase.


Finn Partners for TP-LINK
Krista Sparks, 415-348-2732