D-Link COVR-P2500 Reviewer's Manual

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  • Page 2 MORE COVERAGE Covr Seamless Wi-Fi your Whole Home in Through the hybrid technology of a dedicated Powerline backbone Covr uses your home’s existing electrical wiring to send network data throughout your home, and Wi-Fi combined, Covr provides reaching dead spots and far away areas without any degradation of signal or speed. Covr Hybrid Powerline Wi-Fi extenders then send network data to your wireless devices using high speed seamless coverage for the most robust home network possible.
  • Page 3 Hybrid Powerline Wi-Fi Technology D-Link’s Covr Hybrid Whole Home Powerline Wi-Fi System is the only solution to offer users the option to use Powerline to create a whole-home network. The hybrid technology utilizes a home’s existing electrical wiring to transfer data through a dedicated backhaul at high speeds.
  • Page 4: Smart Roaming

    Smart Roaming Gone are the days of only being able to use Wi-Fi in certain areas of your home: Wi-Fi Network 3 Covr Wi-Fi Seamless roaming lets you move around Wi-Fi Network 2 the house while always being connected Wi-Fi Network 1 to the strongest signal available.
  • Page 5: Hybrid Technology

    Wi-Fi Without Compromise Covr responds to the need for speed as consumers use more and more Wi-Fi connected devices. Data-intensive activities like streaming 4K video, online gaming, and intense downloading mean a high-speed Wi-Fi connection is essential in the modern home. Other Whole Home Wi-Fi Systems Covr Whole Home Wi-Fi System High Speed Hybrid Technology...
  • Page 6 MU-MIMO Technology Smart Steering Like having multiple routers in your home, Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO) sends data to multiple devices simultaneously to If you don’t know your 2.4’s from your 5’s, don’t worry. Smart steering selects the best band for your device so that you get increase speed and efficiency.
  • Page 7 The Covr Hybrid Whole Home Powerline Wi-Fi System is pre-paired and works straight out of the box, so you just need to plug them in and get started. But Covr is also a scalable solution; extra extenders can be added to increase the reach of Expandable Network your network.
  • Page 8 Get to Know Your Covr Devices Ethernet ports x 3 Reset Button Works with your Quick Connect Button Existing Router The Covr Hybrid Whole Home Powerline Wi-Fi System 5 GHz Wi-Fi Band Power works with your existing home router. Simply connect Powerline Status 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi Band one of the Covr Hybrid Powerline Wi-Fi extenders to one...
  • Page 9: Simple Setup

    There are two easy ways to configure your Covr Hybrid Whole Home Powerline Wi-Fi System – Use the free D-Link Wi-Fi app for iOS and Android devices, or use the intuitive web-based setup wizard on your computer. Please see the following pages for further details on how to set up your Covr Hybrid Whole Home Powerline Wi-Fi System using these two methods.
  • Page 10 You can choose for the D-Link weak connection, and you should to use to share. Tap if you do the screen in Step 5.
  • Page 11: Set Up Using Web Browser

    Set Up Using Covr’s intuitive setup wizard will guide you through the setup process and have your whole-home network up and running in no time. Web Browser Connect your computer to your existing router using an Ethernet cable or Wi-Fi. Take the included Ethernet cable and plug one end into Plug the Covr Powerline Wi-Fi Extender into a power one of the LAN ports on the back of your existing router...
  • Page 12: Network Status

    Extenders Powerline free D-Link Wi-Fi app for your Android or iOS As you add more extenders to your Covr mobile device. Adding new wireless devices Click the Powerline icon to get the status of the...
  • Page 13 Parental Control and Scheduling Return to the home screen and click on the Connected Clients icon in the network The Parental Control feature can be used to restrict network access to client devices. Schedules map. Select the client device which you wish can also be set to give client devices access to the whole home network at certain times.
  • Page 14: Specifications

    Specifications COVR-P2500 Ethernet Ports 3 x Gigabit LAN Antennas 2 x External Wi-Fi Data Signal Rate Up to 866 Mbps (5 GHz) / Up to 300 Mbps (2.4 GHz) Powerline Standard HomePlug AV2 1300 Mbps MU-MIMO Dimensions 140 x 68 x 47 mm (antennas retracted) 5.51 x 2.68 x 1.85 in (antennas retracted)
  • Page 15 Covr your Whole Home in Seamless Wi-Fi ONE SEAMLESS HIGH MORE NETWORK PERFORMANCE COVERAGE...