TP-LINK Deco M5 AC1200 Simultaneous Dual-Band Mesh WiFi Router/System (1200Mbps AC)

£119.99 inc VAT


TP-LINK Deco M5 WiFi Mesh System

The TP-LINK Deco M5 AC1200 Simultaneous Dual-Band Mesh WiFi Broadband Router is a whole-home WiFi solution with the most comprehensive security. The TP-LINK Deco M5 Mesh WiFi Broadband Router is also easy to set up and grows as you add devices to your home and is backed by the industry's only 24/7 lifetime support.

Key Features

  • Single Deco M5 access points to expand your existing Deco M5 Mesh WiFi system.
  • Up to 9 Deco M5 units can be used on a single network to create a larger network coverage.
  • ART keeps your network running as fast as possible by choosing the best path for each connection to follow.
  • TP-Link HomeCare protects your devices from viruses and malware to keep your family safe online.
  • From Wi-Fi settings to placement, the Deco app assists you with everything to make setup a painless experience.
  • With parental controls you can block websites, set time limits, see which sites your kids are using and pause the Internet.
  • Choose which devices or activities you want Deco to prioritise for a faster connection on your most important devices.
  • Add new devices to your network, prioritise devices and activities, share the guest Wi-Fi password and more with Amazon Alexa.

Robust Parental Controls

Create a profile for each family member, and manage them individually. Four levels are available for filtering content, each catering to a specific age group. Whether you want to block websites, set time limits, see which sites your kids are using or pause the internet, you can with Deco. And you can do it all from the app.

3-Year Built-in Antivirus

The malicious content filter allows you to lock malicious websites that are listed in Trend Micro's database to ensure you can surf the net in safety. An intrusion Prevention System protects your network and applications against external attacks and eliminates vulnerabilities. Finally the infected device quarantine prevents infected devices from sending sensitive information or security threats to clients outside your network.


The Deco M5 will help you review your usage with a monthly list of usage, blocked content and security threats including:

  • Time spent online: The three profiles that spent the most time online.
  • Highest speed: The highest internet speed tested this month.
  • Connected devices: Total number of devices connected to Deco this month.
  • Malicious attacks blocked by Deco: Deco prevented these attacks from infecting your network.

Assisted Setup

An Auto Connection Test will examine the internet connection of your Decos to help identify a suitable location for them. With Remote Management you can manage your Deco network from a smartphone or tablet via the app, no matter where you find yourself. Online Upgrades keep you informed of the latest firmware updates.

Quality of Service

In regards to QoS on Applications the Deco M5 will prioritise the online activity that's most important to everyone on the network. For devices it will give high priority to the devices that need the fastest internet connection. You can choose which devices or activities you want Deco to prioritise with QoS and in just a few taps, you can make sure your laptop or streaming movie is first in line for Wi-Fi or Ethernet.

Works with Alexa and IFTTT

Add new devices to your network, prioritise devices and activities, share the guest Wi-Fi password and more with Amazon Alexa and your voice. Trigger actions when devices are connecting, disconnecting or being added to your network and set triggers to prioritise a device or an activity with anything that works with IFTTT.


Every device that uses Wi-Fi is protected by Deco. That includes things that don’t normally have protection from cyber threats, like Wi-Fi cameras, smart locks and game consoles. It even protects devices that your friends use at your home. With encryption for a Secure Network WPA/WPA2 encryption provides active protection against security threats and a Firewall will Protect your network devices from malicious attacks.

TP-Link ART (Adaptive Routing Technology)

ART keeps your network running as fast as possible by choosing the best path for each connection to follow. With its intelligent selection, ART takes the guesswork out of connecting by automatically assigning your devices to the best Deco unit and Wi-Fi band.

The best connection. Every time. Every room.

ART automatically chooses the clearest path for all the devices in your home based on the location of each TP-LINK Deco M5 Mesh WiFi Broadband Router. No matter where you are, you always have the best possible connection, all through a single SSID (network name). Whether it’s 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz, ART places your devices on the right band based on the device and what you’re using it for. With ART, you're free to move from room to room as you stream, game, download and browse - all on a seamless Wi-Fi connection.

Whole-home WiFi. Whole-home security

HomeCare powered by Trend Micro protects every device connected to your network from more than 100,000 new security threats daily. AV-TEST, an independent testing institute, ranked it first in the categories of protection, performance and usability. It processes eight billion URLs each day that can affect Wi-Fi-enabled products such as computers, smartphones, smart locks and IP cameras.

When new malicious URLs go live, it also blocks them within 15 minutes. A three-phase defense system blocks malicious threats and phishing sites, learns to stop attacking traffic and isolates infected devices. To better guard your network against viruses and malware, Deco automatically updates itself with the latest definitions and provides powerful, easy-to-use parental controls.

Standard warranty: 2-years


Hardware specifications


  • 2 LAN/WAN Gigabit Ethernet Ports, 1 USB Type-C Port


  • 1 Reset button on the underside

Antenna Type

  • 4 internal antennas per Deco unit

Wireless Onboarding

  • Bluetooth 4.2


  • 32 MB


  • 256 MB

External Power Supply

  • 12 V/1.2 A

Dimensions (Dia x H)

  • 4.7 in. x 1.3 in. (120 mm x 38 mm)

Wireless specifications

Wireless Standards

  • IEEE 802.11 ac/n/a 5 GHz, IEEE 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz


  • 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz

Signal Rate

  • 867 Mbps at 5 GHz, 400 Mbps at 2.4 GHz

Transmit Power

  • FCC: <30 dBm, CE: <20 dBm (2.4 GHz), <23 dBm (5 GHz)

Wireless Security



WAN Type

  • Dynamic IP/Static IP/PPPoE


  • Server, Client

Quality of Service

  • WMM

Firewall Security

  • SPI Firewall


  • Supports IPv4 and IPv6

Guest Network

  • 2.4 GHz guest network x 1, 5 GHz guest network x 1


  • Parental Controls, 3-Year Built-In Antivirus, QoS
  • (Quality of Service), Reporting, Assisted Setup


  • Local Management, Remote Management




Smartphone/Tablet Requirements

  • iOS 8.0 or later
  • Android 4.3 or later
  • Bluetooth 4.0 or later


Operating Temperature

  • 0C~40C (32F~104F)

Storage Temperature

  • -40C~70C (-40F~158F)

Operating Humidity

  • 10%~90% non-condensing

Storage Humidity

  • 5%~90% non-condensing

Package Contents for Whole-Home Wi-Fi:

  • 1 Deco units
  • 1 RJ45 Ethernet Cable
  • 1 Power Adapters