How to start a thread on the community by verifying its model number and product category.
We found that some customers have difficulty in getting the model number of their own device so that they failed to post a thread or no model number chosen in their thread now and then. This article we will show you how to get the model number and its product category to start a thread.
First, there are 2 terms you get confused mostly — here we list AC1750 and AV600 as example; Please notice that they are not the actual model number, instead, they are the wireless link speed and the Powerline link rate; the actual model number starts with Archer, TL-WPA/TL-PA. Like Archer C7, TL-WPA8630.
Once we get the correct model number, how do we post a thread to get some help? Below we list some common examples based on the current product categories.
For the whole home Wi-Fi system, it is related to the Deco series, like Deco M9 plus and Deco M5.
For the Wi-Fi router, the model number starts with TL-WRXXX, TL-WDRXXX and Archer CXX/AXxxx, like TL-WR841N, TL-WDR4300, Archer C7 and Archer AX6000.
For the DSL modem & routers, it starts with TD-W, Archer Dxx or Archer VRxxx, like TD-W9970, Archer D2, and Archer VR900 or Archer VR900v.
For the 3/4G routers & MIFI, the model begins with TL-MR, Archer MR and Mxxx, like TL-MR6400, Archer MR400, M7350.
For the Range Extender, it starts with TL-WAXXRE, REXXX, like TL-WA850RE or RE450.
For the Access Point, it starts with TL-WAXXND, or APxxx, like TL-WA901ND, or AP300.
For the Powerline Adapters, the model number begins with TL-WPA/TL-PAXX, like TL-WPA8630KIT or TL-PA8030PKIT.
For the Smart Switches, the model number is HS200, HS210 or HS220. The switch used to extend LAN ports like TL-SG1016D belongs to SOHO switches.
For the Adapters, it means the network adapter, like TL-WN725N, Archer T4U or Archer T9E.
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Hope you guys have a better understanding now. Let’s enjoy the community together.