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Dual Band (concurrent), Gigabit Ethernet and ADSL Modem. Advertised as 1750 Mbps. It has simultaneous Triple-Stream (3×3) radios on both 2.4GHz and 5 GHz Bands. It supports 802.11n in 2.4GHz for 450Mbps throughput and IEEE 802.11ac (draft) for 1300Mbps throughput in 5GHz.
This modem is practically divided in 2 sections: Router and modem.
Configure your favorite terminal with the following settings: 115200 baud, 8 bit, no parity, 1 stop bit, no flow control.
To enter into the bootloader, press “t” when it says: “Hit any key to stop autoboot”
Default user and password for console login inside the original OEM firmware is admin/1234
Access serial header (easy way)
Since opening the case is relatively hard (because of the hard to remove silver clip and strong plastic clips), the easiest way to gain Serial access is by using some snips to cut out part of the case.
To open the case you have to remove two screws underneath the information sticker and one screw below the silver front clip which should push forward, then you need to pry open the rest of the case which is clipped together (2×3 side clips; 2 front clips; 2 back clips).
Developers are currently working on OpenWrt for this router Here. The following tutorial allows only a complete shell access to the router.
When the firmware will be ready for this router, this page will be updated with a proper guide.
toh/tp-link/archer-d7.txt · Last modified: 2019/05/08 20:30 by tmomas