Wi-Fi 6 brings next-generation Wi-Fi technology into your home, giving the quantum leap in capacity, speed and range you need to handle all your Wi-Fi demands.
Perfect for high-performance, device-dense Smart Homes.
Connect more devices at faster speeds
Better performance in device-dense environments
Combined speeds up to 1.5 Gbps
Higher throughput, more efficient transmission
The latest Wi-Fi 6 technology for
Assign devices to profiles for better control over Wi-Fi access
Increased efficiency and lower latency
for small data packets
Data to and from more devices at once
Signals reach further throughout
The latest in Wi-Fi encryption
Built-in internet test powered by Ookla® to check your connection uplink and downlink speeds
Works with the Google Assistant
Experience up to AX1500 speeds while 1024-QAM boosts throughput to devices by up to 25% with 80 MHz contiguous channel width giving even more bandwidth.
Up to 4 simultaneous streams let you enjoy faster, more enjoyable 4K streaming,
online gaming and more.
For wired devices, 4 Gigabit LAN ports give you faster wired connectivity whenever you wish, and a Gigabit WAN port is ready to handle high-speed broadband connections.
The DIR-X1560 uses Wi-Fi 6’s cutting-edge Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) technology.
Small data packets destined for multiple devices are transmitted together and never have to queue up again.
Perfect for Smart Homes filled with bandwidth-hungry IoT devices battling for bandwidth.
MU-MIMO technology helps distribute the flow of data to multiple devices simultaneously.
With Wi-Fi 6 technology the DIR-X1560 leverages the multi-user version of OFDMA and MU-MIMO for better efficiency of upstream AND downstream transmissions, unlike previous Wi-Fi 5 technology where MU-MIMO could only operate simultaneously in downstream transmissions.
This combination greatly increases capacity, coverage and performance in ultra-high-density environments.
We put the DIR-X1560 to the test against our nearest competitors and the results speak for themselves.
The DIR-X1560 outperformed our nearest competitor with consistently faster download speeds over greater distances, everytime.
High-gain antennas, built-in power amplifiers and beamforming technology allow the DIR-X1560 to extend the reach of your Wi-Fi
and focus a stronger signal in the direction of your devices to ensure a stronger, faster and more reliable Wi-Fi experience.
Meanwhile a long OFDM symbol ensures even greater Wi-Fi range, especially outside the home.
One of the biggest concerns with IoT devices and Wi-Fi networks is privacy. The latest industry-standard 128-bit encryption is the most advanced security standard available and begins a new era of wireless encryption, ensuring greater privacy throughout users’ devices and networks.
Latest 128-bit encryption will replace previous industry-standard encryptions on Wi-Fi devices
Creates stronger and more unique encryption keys for each device
Stronger protection for users against password guessing attempts
Creates stronger and more unique encryption keys for each device
Cannot use a cracked password to decrypt previously-intercepted traffic
D-Link routers will not be the ones holding your network back with previous encryption protocols
Target Wake Time (TWT) helps reduce battery consumption for connected devices by communicating with them and deciding when and how often the device requires data transfers. TWT increases the device’s sleep time, therefore cleverly conserving energy and helping save battery life.
Firmware upgrades can be a pain, but with the DIR-X1560, they are completely automated. Upgrades are so smooth, you won’t even notice them. On top of that, the DIR-X1560’s Dual Image functionality saves a recovery image as a backup before an upgrade. So, in the unlikely event an upgrade fails, the system has your pre-existing configuration to fall back on.
The DIR-X1560’s VPN Wizard lets you configure LAN-to-LAN and remote access VPN connections while its built-in passthrough feature also allows any devices connected to the router to establish outbound VPN connections.
Tired of internet speeds that don’t live up to your ISP’s claims? The DIR-X1560’s integrated Internet Test lets you measure the true speed of your Router-to-ISP connection with the D-Link Wi-Fi app.
Turn on/off your guest Wi-Fi, ask for your guest Wi-Fi credentials, reboot your router or update your firmware. Do it ALL hands-free using voice commands.
Just speak the words of command to your Google Assistant or Alexa, and the router bends your smart home Wi-Fi to your will (without you having to lift a finger). Perfect for when you’ve got your hands full entertaining guests or just want to wow them with your smart Wi-Fi.
Download the free D-Link Wi-Fi app for super simple setup and ongoing management. Set parental controls based on your family’s online needs, access your Wi-Fi settings and more, directly from your smartphone or tablet.
|Wi-Fi Speed :||AX1500 (300 + 1200Mbps)|
|Warranty :||3-Year Limited Warranty|
|Ethernet Speed :||Gigabit Ethernet|
|Dimensions (Size) :||251 x 166 x 194 mm|
|NBN/UFB Support :||FTTP / FTTC/ HFC / Satellite / Fixed Wireless|
|Ethernet Ports :||4|
|Guest Network :||Yes|
|Parental Controls :||Schedule|Custom Profiles|
|Wireless Bands :||Dual Band|
|WAN Interface :||Gigabit Ethernet|
|Wave 2 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi :||Yes|
|Mesh Standard :||D-Link Wi-Fi Mesh|
|Wi-Fi Technology :||Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)|
|Smart Home Compatible :||Amazon Alexa|Google Assistant|
|Internet Protocols :||IPv4|IPv6|
|Wi-Fi Security :||WPS|WPA/WPA2-Personal|WPA3-Personal|
|VPN :||QuickVPN Enabled|
|QoS :||By Device|
|Firmware Upgrade :||OTA Firmware Upgrade|Automatic Firmware Upgrade|Manual Fimware Upgrade|
|NAT Forwarding :||Port Forwarding|Virtual Server|DMZ|
|SpeedTest Powered :||Yes|
|App Support :||D-Link Wi-Fi|
"With around 30 devices all seeking attention while I’m playing online games competitively and my wife watching a 4K Netflix video, the DIR-X1560 performs beyond expectation for the price."More details
"Most cost effective Wi-Fi 6 router out there, without the compromises; stupidly easy set-up; any maintenance or control is easy to access via the app; lightweight design."More details
"Compared with the ISP provided Wi-Fi 5 router I replaced, the DIR-X1560 did a sterling job. I’m going to stick with this review product."More details
"This small unit offers a fast network and Internet speed with any device as well some future-proofing with Wi-Fi 6."More details
"Offers a simple Wi-Fi 6 solution that is easy-to-use and would likely offer a comfortable level of complexity without ‘scaring’ less tech-savvy families. Bonus points are for a three-year warranty."More details
"The D-Link EXO Smart AX1500 Wi-Fi 6 Router is both easy to use and fully featured. This small unit offers a fast network and Internet speed with any device as well some future-proofing with Wi-Fi 6."More details
"WOOF! That 799Mbps 5 GHz wireless speed is ridiculously for a router at this price point."More details
"It provided perfect speeds for interruption-free streaming."More details
"Considering its nice sticker price, it’s one of those rare widgets that delivers a whole lot for not very much." 10/10!More details
"This router is all about allocating enough internet access for every gadget that needs it."More details
"In the 5GHz band D-Link matched or bettered our existing router – the comparison got better the further we were..."More details
"Within the main coverage area, things are rosy, seriously rosy. Connections are solid, file transfers across the network is great."More details
"This is a very modern piece of kit."More details
"Improved speed performance on older routers, and absolutely delivers fantastic wireless signal in real world conditions.”More details
"We’ve got somewhere between 40 and 45 devices connected to the Wi-Fi in my house...the AX1500 took the hammering at my home in its stride."More details
"If you need ultra-fast Wi-Fi connectivity, especially for streaming and gaming, the D-Link DIR-X1560 is perfect for you." 9.1/10More details
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