D4257 • TD-W8980 Wireless Dual Band N Gigabit ADSL2+ Router


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The TP-LINK TD-W8980 N600 (D 4257) Wireless Dual Band Gigabit ADSL2+ Modem Router is an incredibly compact all-in-one device allowing users to access high-speed internet connections and to distribute them wirelessly at super fast speeds of 300Mbps using the crystal clear 5GHz band and 300Mbps using the traditional 2.4GHz band or by using one of its 4 Gigabit LAN ports. With 2 fully functional USB ports, users can share printers, files and media across the local network or the Internet. What’s more, this All-in-one device allows for two dierent connection types: ADSL, or Ethernet WAN, giving users the exibility to access the Internet whichever method is most convenient.


  • All-in-One Device: ADSL2+ Modem, NAT Router, 4-Port Switch and Wireless N Access Point.
  • Simultaneous 2.4GHz 300Mbps and 5GHz 300Mbps connections for 600Mbps of total available bandwidth.
  • All Gigabit ports ensure ultimate transfer speeds.
  • Two USB 2.0 ports support Storage Sharing (Samba or FTP), Media Server, Print Server and multi accounts.
  • Ethernet WAN (EWAN) offers another broadband connectivity option for connecting to Cable, VDSL or Fiber modems.
  • IPv6 supported, meeting the demands for the next generation Internet.
  • IP based Bandwidth Control makes it easier for you to manage the bandwidth of devices that connected to the modem router.
  • Wi-Fi On/Off Button allows users to simply turn their wireless radio on or off.
  • Easy one-touch WPA wireless security encryption with the WPS button.
  • Easy Setup Assistant with multi-language support provides a quick & hassle free installation.
  • SPI and NAT firewall protects end-user devices from potential attacks from the Internet.
  • WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK encryptions provide user networks with active defense against security threats.
  • Interface Grouping binds specific LAN ports with PVCs for an enjoyable IPTV experience.
  • Auto-reconnect keeps user online indefinitely.
  • Backward compatible with 802.11b/g products.


  • Hardware Specifications:
  • Interface:
  • 4 10/100/1000Mbps RJ45 Ports, 1 RJ11 Port, 2 USB 2.0 Ports
  • Button:
  • 1 Power On/Off Button, 1 WPS Button, 1 Wi-Fi On/Off Switch, 1 RESET Button
  • External Power Supply:
  • 12VDC/1.5A
  • Dimensions (W X D X H:
  • (243 x 160.6 x 32.5mm)
  • IEEE Standards:
  • IEEE 802.3, 802.3u
  • ADSL Standards:
  • Full-rate ANSI T1.413 Issue 2, ITU-T G.992.1(G.DMT), ITU-T G.994.1 (G.hs), ITU-T G.995.1
  • ADSL2 Standards:
  • ITU-T G.992.3 (G.dmt.bis)
  • ADSL2+ Standards:
  • ITU-T G.992.5
  • Antenna Type:
  • Three 5GHz 5dBi detachable antennas (RP-SMA), Two 2.4GHz 3.5dBi internal antennas
  • Wireless Standards:
  • IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
  • Frequency:
  • 2.4GHz and 5GHz
  • EIRP:
  • <20dBm(EIRP)
  • Wireless Security: Support 64/128 bit WEP, WPA /WPA2, WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK, Wireless MAC Filtering
  • Quality of Service:
  • WMM, Bandwidth Control (IP QoS)
  • Port Forwarding:
  • Virtual server, Port Triggering, UPnP, DMZ, Manage Control
  • VPN Pass-Through:
  • PPTP, L2TP, IPSec Pass-through
  • ATM/PPP Protocols:
  • ATM Forum UNI3.1/4.0, PPP over ATM (RFC 2364), PPP over Ethernet (RFC2516), IPoA (RFC1577/2225), PVC - Up to 8 PVCs
  • Advanced Features:
  • Parent Control, Traffic Shaping(ATM QoS) UBR, CBR, VBR-rt, VBR-nrt;, Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), DHCP relay;, Network Address Translation (NAT);, PVC/Ethernet Port Grouping, Static Routing, RIP v1/v2 (optional);, DNS Relay, DDNS
  • Security: NAT Firewall, SPI Firewall, MAC / IP / URL Filtering
  • USB Sharing:
  • Storage Sharing, FTP Server, Media Server, Print Server
  • Management:
  • Web Based Configuration(HTTP), Remote management, Telnet management, Command Line Interface, SSL for TR-069,
  • SNMP V1/V2C, Web Based Firmware Upgrade, CWMP(TR-069), Diagnostic Tools
  • IGMP:
  • IGMP snooping V1/V2/V3, IGMP Multicast
  • IPSec VPN:
  • 10 IPSec VPN Tunnels, LAN-to-LAN, Main, Aggressive Negotiation Mode, DES, 3DES, AES128, AES192, AES256 Encryption Algorithm, MD5, SHA1 Authentication Algorithm, Manual, IKE Key Management Mode, Dead Peer Detection (DPD)
  • Perfect Forward Secrecy (PFS)
  • IPv6:
  • IPv6 and IPv4 dual stack, Supported IPv6 Tunnels: DS-Lite, 6RD, 6 to 4,
  • Supported IPv6 Connection Type: PPPoEv6, DHCPv6, Static IPv6

*Specifications are subject to change without notice.

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