Eliminate monthly rental fees and enjoy a high-speed home network with the Archer CR500. The 2-in-1 device combines a high-performance modem with a Wireless AC router to create a reliable home network. Game and stream in HD without slowing down your network with DOCSIS speeds up to 680 Mbps and AC1200 dual-band Wi-Fi.
Up to 1200 Mbps AC Wi-Fi Speed Dual Band 2.4 GHz (300 Mbps) and 5 GHz (867 Mbps)
1 GHz Dual Core Processor
1x Coax RF Connector
4x Gigabit LAN Ports
2x USB 2.0 ports
4x Internal Antennas
16x4 Channel Bonding
CableLabs-certified DOCSIS 3.0
Own Your Equipment and Eliminate Rental Fees
The Archer CR500 combines a high-performance cable modem and AC1200 Wi-Fi router into a single device, creating a fast, reliable home network.
When you own your modem, you can save up to $120 per year by eliminating the monthly rental fees some ISP’s charge. Plus, you get better performance by upgrading to the latest technology.
16x4 Channel Bonding for Faster Internet
Many rental modems aren’t using the most up-to-date technology. The Archer CR500 uses DOCSIS 3.0 and channel bonding, which deliver throughput 16x faster than DOCSIS 2.0 and support DOCSIS speeds up to 680 Mbps.
With better throughput, you can replace your modem and speed up your internet for better performance on all of your devices.
ISP rate limiting makes the Archer CR500 ideal for cable subscription tiers up to 300Mbps*.
*Actual cable internet uplink and downlink speeds will vary according to your cable provider, MSO provisioning, and the speed tier of your subscription.
AC1200 Wi-Fi for HD Streaming + Beamforming
Stream movies and game online across your home with AC1200 Wi-Fi. The CR500’s dual 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands let you connect more devices to your network at once so everyone can enjoy what they love most.
And while you’re online, beamforming strengthens connections by helping the CR500’s antennas locate Wi-Fi devices and focus its wireless signal towards them.
1 GHz Dual-Core CPU for Powerful Processing
The 1 GHz dual core processor smooths out performance and balances the demands of your devices to keep their connections fast and uninterrupted.
ISP Compatibility + Hassle Free Setup
The Archer CR500 works with major internet service providers like Xfinity from Comcast, Cox, Spectrum and more. It’s also easy to set up with hassle-free online activation and a quick phone call to your service provider.
World's #1 Consumer Wi-Fi Brand
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Features and Specifications
• 2-in-1 16x4 Cable Modem and AC1200 Wi-Fi Router for watching HD movies with fast Wi-Fi and smooth internet • Works with major service providers like XFINITY, Cox, Spectrum and more (best for cable subscriptions up to 300Mbps*) • Upgrade your modem to get the most out of your cable internet subscription and eliminate device rental fees • 16x4 Channel Bonding delivers download speeds up to 680 Mbps • Fast 1.0 GHz dual core processor creates smoother connections while streaming and downloading large files • Send targeted Wi-Fi signal to individual devices with beamforming • Four Gigabit Ethernet ports for lightning-fast wired connections • Parental Controls to manage when and how connected devices can access the Internet • Guest Network provides visitors with Wi-Fi access separate from your main network • USB port to share files and media stored on external drives across your network • CableLabs-certified DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem 16X faster than DOCSIS 2.0 • Supports 802.11ac and is backwards compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n products • Supports IPv4 and IPv6 dual stack • 2-year warranty and 24/7 technical support