TP-Link CPE710 v1

TP-Link CPE710 is an outdoor wireless CPE for 5 GHz with one Ethernet port based on the AP152 reference board.

TP-Link CPE710

The device has a built-in 23dBi high-gain directional 2×2 MIMO antenna and a dedicated metal reflector, with a beamwidth of 9° (Azimuth) and 7° (Elevation). The radio support MCS 0-9 (up through 256 QAM) for devices and paths that are compatible with those high-density modulations, up to 867Mbps. Supports DFS channels, from channel 36 up to 173 (may vary on each region).

This is a router based on a Qualcomm QCA9563-AL3A MIPS 74kc @ 775MHz.

It has one PoE 1Gbps LAN port. Power comes from its external 24V, 0.5A power adapter.

  • Apply factory image via web-gui.

generic.flashing.tftp

  • To get to TFTP recovery just hold reset button while powering on for around 30-40 seconds and release.
  • Stock device TFTP address: 192.168.0.254
  • Set ip address of TFTP server to 192.168.0.100
  • Put OpenWrt factory image to tftp folder and rename it to recovery.bin
  • Stop device while booting in u-boot
  • Run command run flashimg
  • Run command setenv boot_part 1
  • Run command saveenv
  • Reset
  • Browse to http://192.168.1.1/cgi-bin/luci/mini/system/upgrade/ LuCI Upgrade URL
  • Upload image file for sysupgrade to LuCI
  • Wait for reboot

If you don't have a GUI (LuCI) available, you can alternatively upgrade via the command line. Note: It is important that you put the firmware image into the ramdisk (/tmp) before you start flashing.

sysupgrade

Login as root via SSH on 192.168.1.1, then enter the following commands:

cd /tmp
wget https://downloads.openwrt.org/snapshots/targets/ath79/generic/openwrt-ath79-generic-tplink_cpe710-v1-squashfs-sysupgrade.bin
sysupgrade /tmp/openwrt-ath79-generic-tplink_cpe710-v1-squashfs-sysupgrade.bin
General
Brand TP-Link
Model CPE710
Versions v1
Device Type other
Availability Available 2021
Comments - general
OpenWrt Support
Supported Since Commit https://git.openwrt.org/?p=openwrt/openwrt.git;a=commit;h=ac03e246351fbfa98e98f0319cce3a8663f836d3
Supported Since Release
Supported Current Release snapshot
Unsupported
Hardware
Bootloader U-Boot
Target ath79
System-On-Chip
CPU MHz 775
Flash MB 16
RAM MB 128
Network
Ethernet 100M ports -
Ethernet Gbit ports 1
Switch -
Modem -
VLAN Yes
Comments - network ports
Wireless
WLAN 2.4GHz -
WLAN 5.0GHz a/n/ac
WLAN Hardware Qualcomm Atheros QCA9896
Detachable Antennas -
Comments - WLAN 23dBi high-gain directional 2×2 MIMO antenna and a dedicated metal reflector
Interfaces
USB ports -
SATA ports -
Serial ¿
JTAG ¿
Comments - USB & SATA ports
Misc
LED count 3
Button count 1
Power supply 16-27 VDC passive PoE
Links
Forum Topic URL
WikiDevi URL
OEM device homepage URL https://www.tp-link.com/en/business-networking/outdoor-radio/cpe710/
Firmware OEM Stock URL https://www.tp-link.com/en/support/download/cpe710/#Firmware
Firmware OpenWrt Install URL
Firmware OpenWrt Upgrade URL
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  • Last modified: 2022/02/09 14:24
  • by tmomas