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TP-Link Archer VR2800 3-port Wireless VDSL Router

CCL Code: NET2656
Manufacturer Code: ARCHER VR2800
Manufacturer: TP-Link
TP-Link Archer VR2800 3-port Wireless VDSL Router

Key Features:

  • Wireless Type: 802.11ac
  • Number of LAN Ports: 3
  • Port Speed: 10/100/1000Mbps
  • USB Port(s): Yes
  • WPS Support: Yes


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MU-MIMO: Efficient Wi-Fi for Every Device

MU-MIMO technology serves up to four devices at once, reducing wait time, increasing Wi-Fi throughput for every device, and making each stream more efficient.

NitroQAM™ and 4-Stream

The 5GHz band is enhanced with NitroQAMTM (1024QAM), boosting Wi-Fi speeds by 25% to significantly improve performance.

4-Stream technology runs 4 data streams on 5GHz band to increase overall speed by 33% compared to standard routers.

Versatile Connectivity

As a powerful DSL modem router, the Archer VR2800 supports super fast VDSL or ADSL broadband of up to 100Mbps, as well a variety of other connection types. The LAN/WAN port accepts connections from Cable Modem or Fiber Modem, and both of the two USB 3.0 ports support 3G/4G dongle connections for a perfect main or backup internet connection.

1GHz Dual-Core CPU + 2 Co-Processors

The Archer VR2800 adds a dedicated processor for each band to manage Wi-Fi traffic, freeing up the router's 1GHz dual-core CPU to tackle more consuming tasks.



  • Ultimate Wireless Speed – Combined wireless speeds of up to 600 Mbps (over 2.4GHz) and 2167 Mbps (over 5GHz)
  • NitroQAM Technology – Uses NitroQAM (1024 QAM) modulation scheme for higher data throughput, boosting wireless speeds by up to 25%
  • MU-MIMO Technology – Simultaneously exchange data with several devices, achieving speeds which are 4x faster than standard AC routers
  • 802.11 ac – Provides a data transfer rate 3 times faster than 802.11n for each stream
  • Dual-core CPU – 1GHz dual-core CPU and 2 co-processors

Wi-Fi Range

  • Ultimate Range Wi-Fi – 4 dual band detachable antennas ensure widespread Wi-Fi coverage and a stable connection
  • Wi-Fi with Beamforming – Beamforming technology locates the connected devices and further improves the Archer VR2800’s range and the signal strength to each mobile device, delivering a more reliable and efficient wireless connection


  • Simultaneous Dual Band – Separate Wi-Fi bands enable more devices to connect to your network without a drop in performance
  • QoS – Device/Application-based QoS makes it easier for you to prioritize the internet traffic

Ease of Use

  • Intuitive Web UI– Ensures quick and simple installation without hassle
  • Fast Connection – Connect wireless devices securely with the press of WPS button
  • Easy On/Off – Turn On/Off power, wireless radio and LEDs separately using the Power On/Off, Wi-Fi On/Off and LED On/Off buttons
  • Remote Management with TP-Link ID – Manage your home network from your smartphone or tablet via a single TP-Link ID, no matter where you find yourself
  • Hassle-free Management with Tether App – Network management is made easy with the TP-Link Tether App, available on any Android or iOS device
  • Online Upgrade – Keeps you informed of the latest firmware and allows online updating


  • Guest Network – Keep your main network secure by creating a separate network for friends and visitors
  • Access Control – Establish a whitelist or blacklist to allow or block certain devices from accessing the internet
  • Parental Controls – Manage when and how connected devices can access the internet
  • VPN Server – OpenVPN, PPTP VPN and IPSec VPN are supported, making it easy to set up a secure connection between your private network and the internet
  • Encryptions for Secure Network – WPA-PSK/WPA2- PSK encryptions provide active protection against security threats

Easy Sharing

  • Dual USB Ports for Fast Sharing – With two ultra-fast USB 3.0 ports, you can access and share a printer as well as your files and media locally. Through the modem router's FTP server, you can also access your files and media from network devices remotely
  • 10x Faster Transfer Speed – The USB 3.0 port provides up to 10x faster USB hard drive access than previous generation USB 2.0 connections
  • Built-in Print Server – Allows wireless printing from multiple computers (works in conjunction with a USB printer)
  • Built-in Media Server – Allows you to play music, watch videos and view photos from any device on your network

Main Features

  • 3 10/100/1000Mbps RJ45 LAN Ports,
  • 1 10/100/1000Mbps RJ45 WAN/LAN Port,
  • 1 RJ11 Port,
  • 2 USB 3.0
  • The Fastest VDSL Modem Router - The Archer VR2800 runs at 2167Mbps on 5GHz and 600Mbps on 2.4GHz
  • 802.11ac Wave 2 - The latest standard of Wi-Fi includes MU-MIMO and 160MHz Bandwidth
  • 1GHz dual-core CPU - Broadcom 1GHz dual-core CPU with two co-processors keeps VR2800 running at peak performance
  • TP-Link Tether App - TP-Link Tether app helps you set up and manage your Archer VR2800 from any Android or iOS device

Key Features

RF Network Standard 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
LAN Port Speed 10/100/1000 Mbps
Number of LAN Ports 3 port(s)
Number of WAN Ports 1 port(s)
Wireless Network Yes
Includes Microfilter Yes
WPS Support Yes
USB Peripheral Connection Yes
Router Type VDSL

Wireless Communications

WiFi Type 802.11ac


Warranty 1 Year

Item Details

Manufacturer TP-Link
Manufacturer Code ARCHER VR2800
EAN 6935364096106
Condition New

Warranty Information

Warranty 1 Year

Manufacturer Information

Manufacturer TP-Link
Manufacturer Code ARCHER VR2800

Do you have you a question about the TP-Link Archer VR2800 AC2800 2167Mbps (5GHz) 600Mbps (2.4GHz) Dual-Band Wireless MU-MIMO VDSL/ADSL Modem Router Black (V1.0)?

Q: Is this a one mesh router? Many thanks
Answer by Website User on 20th April 2020
No, you can find all One Mesh compatible products here ->
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Q: HI. Is this a new modem or a refurbished one. Regards.
Answer by Website User on 3rd January 2020
This is a brand new item. - Kristian N
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Q: Does the tp-link vr2800 recognize/support the Seagate 5TB USB HDD (or any HDD over 1TB)?
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4 / 5 4 reviews

Tony and Diane Westwood

3 weeks ago

The preconfigured "Easy setup" list of providers on this router do not list our ISP, Vodafone, but, after choosing BT as the provider and inserting my user name and password it configures and connects in a few seconds to Vodafone Superfast Broadband (FTTC) perfectly. However, the hoped for gain in performance over the Vodafone Wi-Fi Hub did not happen, due in part I feel, that Vodafone have throttled the "up to 47.64Mbps" to 29Mbps. Other than that, the VR2800 is stable and without the drop outs we suffered using the Vodafone router. Wi-Fi is good, even to our garden chalet approx 25mtrs away. The MU-MIMO is excellent as we have as many as 14 conected devices on the network at various times without problems. The configuration settings are quite straightforward and fairly easy to find and set. Overall,a well made and unobtrusive piece of kit.

Alan Dockray

8 months ago

This is the best route we have had. We have TalkTalk fibre and the router they supplied was very good but we kept getting drop outs. Their fault tracing did not show any faults, so I decided to go back to TP-Link. I have not had a single drop out since. The speed is fantastic, and the range is superb. I definitely would recommend it.


October 2018

Decent for the price up to this point!

G Baxter

October 2018

Well made and a great product and user friendly interface. Always top service from CCL Computers

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