TP-Link Archer C50

TP-Link Archer C50

4 10/100Mbps LAN Ports
1 10/100Mbps WAN Port

2.4GHz: Up to 300Mbps
5GHz: Up to 867Mbps

Encryption: 64/128-bit WEP, WPA/WPA2, WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK

firmware: 0.9.1 0.6 v0079.0 Build 171227 Rel.72331n(4555)

Hardware Version: Archer C50 v3 00000001

basic router functions and performance;  easy user interface

works well as additional Wireless Access Point with BBOX3 (Sagem), Netgear R6300 and wndr3700.

OpenWrt Techdata: TP-Link Archer C50 v3

OpenWrt installation information can be found here.

Solution when device’s (bricked) firmware has been corrupted:

Step 1: configure your PC or MAC internet adapter
set your internet adapter IPv4 Address to:
192.168.0.66 with subnet mask 255.255.255.0 and default Gateway 192.168.0.1
Connect your computer via ethernet cable to LAN Port 3 of the router.

Step 2: prepare the recovery file
After downloading the recovery file, rename the file to tp_recovery.bin and place it in the root directory of your TFTP Server client.
Start the TFTP Server client on your PC or MAC. MacOS Catalina users can opt for the PumpKIN client.

Step 3: restart the router to load the recovery file
power on the router and hold the reset button down until the computer LED on the router starts flashing, the router should start downloading the stock recovery firmware and flash it automaticallyGet a pen or whatever you use to push reset buttons and hold the reset button down until the computer LED starts flashing, you should see some activity on your computer screen and that should be the router downloading the stock recovery firmware and flash it automatically.

see also this video

3G Mobile Wi-Fi Modem (TL-MR5250)

M5250-05TP-LINK 3G Mobile Wi-Fi Modem (TL-MR5250)

Spain is notorious for its high internet tariffs. If you are staying on the Canary Islands without a free wi-fi service available, you may opt for a prepaid sim card. For convenient concurrent access with laptops, tablets and smartphones, you can install the sim card in a 3G router, like the TP-LINK 3G Mobile Wi-Fi Modem.

  • built-in 3G modem – HSPA+/HSPA/UMTS/EDGE/GRPS/GSM
  • DL: 21.6Mbps, UL:5.76Mbp
  • Powerful 2000mAh battery
  • IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
  • Supports up to 10 users simultaneously
  • Firmware Version: 1.0.1 Build 131015 Rel.39500n

works with simyo sim, Lebara sim, Euskaltel sim and DIGI mobil

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Settings for DIGI mobil (prepaid sim) in Canary Islands

Dial-up settings:
Dial-up type: automatic
Data roaming: enable

Profile Management:
APN Type: Static
APN: internet.digimobil.es
Authentication Type: CHAP

PIN Management:
SIM Card PIN disabled

Settings for Lebara (prepaid sim) in Canary Islands

Dial-up settings:
Dial-up type: automatic
Data roaming: enable

Profile Management:
APN Type: Static
APN: gprsmov.lebaramobile.es
Authentication Type: PAP

PIN Management:
SIM Card PIN disabled

Settings for Euskaltel Internet (contract sim) in Canary Islands

Dial-up settings:
Dial-up type: automatic
Data roaming: disable

Profile Management:
APN Type: Static
APN: internet.euskaltel.mobi
Username: CLIENTE
Password: EUSKALTEL
Authentication Type: CHAP

PIN Management:
SIM Card PIN disabled

N600 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router – TL-WDR3600

TL-WDR3600-UN-V1TL-WDR3600 – N600 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router

  • 5GHz: Up to 300Mbps
    2.4GHz: Up to 300Mbps
  • 2 USB 2.0 Ports
  • 4 10/100/1000Mbps LAN Ports
  • 64/128-bit WEP,WPA / WPA2,WPA-PSK/ WPA2-PSK encryption

Firmware Version 3.13.31 Build 130320 Rel.55761n

Works well with Windows XP and 7 clients and iOS and Blackberry. Connectivity issues may occur with some Android versions. USB device control is not very flexible. Supports three simultaneous networks, including a guest network.

This router can be used with a  Netgear WNDR3700 or with the ZTE Home Station to extend your wireless coverage at home.