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D-link amplifi DIR-857 Wireless Router - IEEE 802.11n
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Give your wireless devices the bandwidth they crave.

Give them HD Fuel

The HD Media Router 3000 combines industry-leading data transfer rates of up to 900 Mbps with HD Fuel technology to prioritize bandwidth for maximum performance of not only your favorite digital entertainment devices, but all your devices, all at once. The result: crisp, uninterrupted 1080p HD video streams, seamless, lag-free online gaming, ultra-fast downloads of large media files and uninterrupted Skype calls. And with SharePort Mobile USB 3.0, and you can connect or stream media from any USB device to any iPad and iPhone. Unbeatable connectivity and speed, unreal reliability and range - the HD Media Router 3000 stands alone as the most powerful home networking solution ever created. Period.

General Information

  • Product Type: Wireless Router
  • Manufacturer Part Number: DIR-857
  • Manufacturer Website Address: www.dlink.com
  • Manufacturer: D-Link Systems, Inc
  • Product Model: DIR-857
  • Product Name: HD Media Router 3000
  • Product Line: amplifi
  • Brand Name: D-Link
  • I/O Expansions

  • Expansion Slots: 1 x Secure Digital (SD) Card
  • Miscellaneous

    Package Contents

    • HD Media Router 3000
    • Ethernet Cable
    • Power Adapter
    • CD-ROM
    • Quick Installation Guide

    Certifications & Standards

    • IEEE 802.11a
    • IEEE 802.11b
    • IEEE 802.11g
    • IEEE 802.11n
    • IEEE 802.3
    • IEEE 802.3u
    • IEEE 802.3ab
    • FCC
    • IC
    • IPv6
    • dlna Certified

    System Requirements

    Operating Systems:

    • Windows 7
    • Windows Vista
    • Windows XP SP2
    • Mac OS X (v10.4)

    Web Browsers:

    • Internet Explorer v6
    • Firefox v3.0

    Green Compliant


    Green Compliance Certificate/Authority


    Network & Communication

    Physical Characteristics

  • Weight (Approximate): 12.00 oz
  • Form Factor: Desktop
  • Height: 1.4"
  • Width: 8.4"
  • Depth: 6.3"
  • Power Description

  • Input Voltage: 12 V DC
  • Power Source: AC Adapter
  • Management & Protocols

  • Management:

    Web Based Management

  • Security Features:
    • NAT
    • SPI
    • VPN Pass-through
  • Warranty

  • Standard Warranty: 1 Year Limited
  • Wireless Specifications

  • Features: Quality of Service (QoS)
  • Wireless Security:
    • WPA-Personal
    • WPA2-Personal
    • WPS
  • Wireless Transmission Speed: 900 Mbps
  • Broadband Transmission Technology: Ethernet
  • Wi-Fi Standard: IEEE 802.11n
  • ISM Band: Yes
  • UNII Band: Yes
  • ISM Maximum Frequency: 2.40 GHz
  • UNII Maximum Frequency: 5 GHz
  • Interfaces/Ports

  • Power Over Ethernet: No
  • Ethernet Port: Yes
  • Fast Ethernet Port: Yes
  • Gigabit Ethernet Port: Yes
  • USB: Yes
  • VGA: No
  • Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports: 4
  • Network (RJ-11): No
  • Powerline: No
  • Management Port: No
  • Number of Broadband (RJ-45) Ports: 1
  • Serial: No
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    HD Media Router 3000

    Wireless N 900 Gigabit Router 


    The HD Media Router 3000 combines blazing fast wireless speed - up to 900 Mbps¹ - with HD Fuel™ automatic bandwidth prioritization for maximum performance of not only your favorite digital entertainment devices, but all your devices, all at once.  For gamers and HD movie fans, this router has 4 Gigabit ports with True Gigabit speed for seamless gaming and videos.  You can even access your favorite videos, photos and music on your iPad®, iPhone® or Android™ device from any connected USB drive using D-Link’s free SharePort™ Mobile app. 

    Mobile Apps
    SharePort Mobile App (iPhone, iPad and Android) and Quick Router Setup App (iOS only)





    • Key Features

      • Up to 900Mbps Wireless Speed – Blazing fast wireless performance up to 900Mbps
      • HD Fuel - Uninterrupted HD video streaming and lag-free gaming with automatic prioritization of bandwidth – only D-Link HD Media Routers offer this cutting-edge automatic technology
      • Simultaneous Dual-band – Maximizes throughput and reduces network interference for great HD video streaming and connectivity
      • SharePort™ Mobile and USB 3.0 – Blazing performance and convenient access to your media files from a USB drive, even from a tablet or Smartphone with the free SharePort Mobile App
      • 4 High-performance Gigabit Ports – Four Gigabit Ethernet ports with industry-exclusive True Gigabit performance for incredible wired network speeds – ideal for gamers and HD movie fans
      • SD Card Slot – Quick and easy access sharing of photos and other content across your network
      • Easy set up – Easy set up and configuration from a web browser or from your iPhone or iPad with free Quick Router Setup (QRS) app
    • Features/Benefits

    • Speed– Up to 900Mbps speed - blazing fast connectivity to all of your favorite digital entertainment devices. 


      Smart- Advanced exclusive HD Fuel QoS technology prioritizes high-bandwidth traffic and optimizes your connection for uninterrupted HD video streams, online gaming, and VOIP calls without annoying glitches or lags.  


      Dual-band advantage– Less interference for seamless HD video and online gaming. 


      Mobility– Free SharePort Mobile app and USB 3.0 port for accessing your videos, music and files on your iPad, iPhone or Android device from any connected USB device.


      Connectivity – 4 Gigabit ports with True Gigabit speed for gaming and HD video plus an SD card slot for photo and video sharing across your network - connect however you want.


      Simple- Setting up your network is as easy as a few clicks in your browser or a few taps on your iPad or iPhone. Add devices at the touch of a button.


      Security- Create your own network name and password or put it at the tip of your fingers with ‘Push Button Security’ for advanced WPA/WPS 128-bit data encryption.

    • Wirelessly access your favorite videos, music and photos with SharePort Mobile

      With the free SharePort Mobile app and industry-exclusive USB 3.0 port, you can access your favorite videos, music and photos on a connected USB device wirelessly from your tablet or Smartphone. The friendly interface lets you easily find your files by category, whether you’re looking for music, video or documents. With DLNA, the HD Media Router 3000 not only connects to any Ethernet-equipped device, but virtually any device, automatically. 

    • Give Your Digital Entertainment The Bandwidth It Deserves. Give it HD Fuel.

      With HD Fuel to automatically manage traffic flow, the HD Media Router 3000 prioritizes your high-bandwidth traffic applications (Netflix, Vudu, XBox 360, VoIP) so that they get the speed they need. Imagine uninterrupted 1080p HD video streams, clear Skype calls, and lag-free online gaming – a clear step up from problems common to ‘standard’ routers. D-Link HD Media Routers are the only routers that automatically prioritize bandwidth. With HD Fuel you can even manually prioritize bandwidth by both application and device. HD Fuel is the ultimate traffic management system and best way to stay in complete command of your digital entertainment. 

    • Dual Band = Unlimited Connectivity for all your Devices

      Dual-band wireless means you get two networks operating simultaneously (2.4HGHz and 5GHz), with each network transferring up to 450 Mbps. Surf the Web and check email on the 2.4GHz band, and run your high definition audio and video digital entertainment center and gaming systems on the clearer 5GHz band.  The 5GHz band offers less interference from appliances, cordless phones and competing wireless devices.

    • Gigabit Ethernet Ports =Unlimited Home Networking

      The HD Media Router 3000 includes 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports with industry-exclusive True Gigabit technology to ensure that your favorite Ethernet-enabled devices get the most out of their wired connection. HDTVs, the Boxee Box by D-Link, Xbox 360, Blu-Ray Players – connect them all simultaneously. HD Fuel organizes and manages your traffic flow, and True Gigabit technology gives you truly high speeds, so you get seamless 1080p HD video streams and online gaming without annoying glitches or lags.

    • Instantly share your favorite photos and videos across your network

      We’ve included an SD card slot for quickly sharing HD media files like video.  Show your photos, videos and documents immediately just by inserting your SD card into the slot.

    • Simple setup. Serious security.

      You can even set up your network from your iPhone, iPad or Android device with our free QRS Mobile application. With push-button connectivity and 128-bit security encryption standard, adding devices to your secure home network is as simple as plug and play. The HD Media Router 3000 is Wireless G backwards-compatible. 

    The HD Media Router 3000 at a Glance


    The HD Media Router 3000 features an SD Card slot for accessing HD media and WPS Button for instant wireless connectivity.




    Connect your multiple devices with up to 4 Gigabit ports for lag-free, uninterrupted HD video streaming, gaming, and Internet calls. The USB 3.0 also provides for 10x faster streaming than USB 2.0.




    Amplifi your wireless home network! The HD Media Router 3000 is optimized for HD video and online gaming.


    HD Video

    Enjoy the highest dual-band performance available- stream HD movies and surf the web at the same time- without skipping or lag. With the HD Media Router 3000, you'll also get the highest quality viewing of video content on your HD screens.










    Online Gaming

    Stream multiple media content- videos music and more- to multiple devices all at the same time. Now, you can enjoy online gaming with blazing speed- with no lag!









    HD Fuel intelligently allocates bandwidth by prioritizing data-intensive applications like HD video, Netflix, online gaming and Skype calls.




    • IEEE 802.11n
    • IEEE 802.11g
    • IEEE 802.11a
    • IEEE 802.3
    • IEEE 802.3u
    • IEEE 802.3ab

    Physical Interface

    • 4 Gigabit Ethernet Ports
    • 1 WAN Port
    • USB 3.0
    • 1 SD Card Slot
    • 1 WPS Push Button
    Antenna Type

    • Internal Antennas


    • WPA-Personal
    • WPA2-Personal

    Advanced Firewall Features

    • Network Address Translation (NAT)
    • Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI)
    • VPN Pass-through
    LEDs• Power
    • WLAN (Wireless Connection)

    • DC 12V

    Operating Temperature• 30º to 104º F (0º to 40º C)
    Humidity• 10% to 95% non-condensing
    Certifications• FCC
    • IC
    • Wi-Fi
    Dimensions• 8.4” x 6.3” x 1.4” (21.3cm x 16cm x 3.6cm)

    • 0.75 lb (341.5 g)


    • 1-Year Limited Warranty3 


    1 Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11 specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental factors will adversely affect wireless signal range.

    2 24/7 Basic Installation Support is available only in the USA for the first 30 days from date of original purchase.

    3 1-Year Limited Warranty available only in the USA and Canada.

    4 Computer must adhere to Microsoft’s recommended System Requirements.

    5 The software included with this product is not Mac-compatible.

    6 Latest Software and Documentation available at http://support.dlink.com

    All references to speed are for comparison purposes only. Product specifications, size and shape are subject to change without notice, and actual product appearance may differ from that depicted herein. 

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