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Maplin WN529A3-B AC1200 Dual Band Wireless Cable Router

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About this product


Product overview

• AC1200 rated network router provides you with wireless speeds of up to 1167Mbps across dual 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz bands
• WAN cable connection lets you attach this router to a stand-alone modem or extend your network from a pre-installed network router
• Simultaneous wireless frequencies provide network optimisation by allowing supported devices to run using a faster 5Ghz frequency
• Four fast 10/100 Ethernet ports allows you to create a network of LAN devices
• Guest network support gives secure Wi-Fi access for guests sharing your home or office network
• WPS provides a simple yet secure wireless connection at the touch of a button
• Four external omnidirectional antenna, help to distribute your Wi-Fi signal throughout your home or office
• Built-in Firewall controls with filtering and online controls
• Simple setup using the setup assistant gives you a quick and hassle-free installation

How does this router benefit my network?
The Maplin AC1200 wireless router helps to upgrade your network to the AC standard of Wi-Fi signals. This means higher connection speeds can be achieved, for network intensive tasks such as wireless streaming of HD media or online gaming.

How fast is the wireless connection on this router
The Maplin WN529A3-B AC1200 wireless network router uses dual 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz bands to run a combined speed of 1167Mbps across your wireless network. Four external omnidirectional antenna help to push the radius of your signal further, helping to alleviate wireless weak areas and dead zones.

Devices that are capable can utilise up to 867Mbps across the 5Ghz band, which is ideal for streaming or network intensive tasks. While a 300Mbps 2.4Ghz band is able to handle your everyday network tasks, such as checking your e-mail or web browsing.

These two bands run simultaneously to optimise your wireless connections, allowing your devices to operate at peak efficiency.

How can I connect to this router?
In addition to the Wi-Fi connections featured on this router, a single RJ-45 WAN port lets you connect directly to a stand-alone modem or extend your network from an existing network setup. Four 10/100 LAN ports allow you to create a network of devices that can access the internet* or communicate with each other. Also this router features wireless protected setup (WPS) to allow quick pairing of your Wi-Fi devices.

*when connected with an active modem and registered with an internet service provider (ISP)




Cable Router

Router Type:


Product Specifications


64-bit WEP, 128-bit WEP, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPA-Enterprise , WPA2-Enterprise , Radius with 802.1x, WPS support

Low Power Mode:


Parental Controls:




1 yearyear


Package Contents:

RJ-45 cable
Quick start guide
Power adapter

Dimensions & Weight









Operating Specifications

Wi-Fi Class:

AC wireless 1200Mbps

Wi-Fi Speed:

1167 Mbps

Wi-Fi Bands:

Dual Band 2.4GHz and 5GHz

Gigabit Ethernet:


USB Ports:

No USB port


Number Of Ethernet Port:


System Requirements & Software

Compatible Operating Systems:

Window/Mac OS/vista




Does this router have an instance of DHCP installed?

Asked by: Bill
I can confirm this item has Built-in DHCP server with automatic dynamic IP address distribution.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-07-11

Can the external antennas detach?

Asked by: Daniel
No, I am sorry but the antennas cannot be detached.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2017-06-07

Can router be used as a access point

Asked by: Dave
Most routers can be put into an "AP" mode to allow usage as an access point
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2017-04-25

Will this work with O2 Fibre Broadband?

Asked by: Barry b
It can be attached to any modem or router that is equipped with an industry standard RJ45 network port.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2017-03-20

will this wall mount ?

Asked by: david
No, I am sorry but the item will not work for this use.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-02-07

Hi can be used this router if I have 100mbs broadband and using 2 laptops, 3 phones, 1 smart TV and TV with virgin Tivo box? Thank you Ondrej

Asked by: Ondrej
Yes, this should be suitable for your needs.
Answered by: James
Date published: 2017-01-18

Is this router compatible with  talktalk fibre broafband?

Asked by: donny
No, I am sorry but the item will not work for this use.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-01-17
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