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| Archer C7 v1.0 | - | 2013-01-15 | [[https://dev.openwrt.org/changeset/36790/trunk|trunk r36790]] 2.4GHz only | 3 internal and 3 external antennas. QCA9880-AR1A (v1). [[http://wikidevi.com/wiki/TP-LINK_Archer_C7|wikidevi]] [[http://www.tp-link.com/en/products/details/?categoryid=2872&model=Archer+C7|product page]] | | Archer C7 v1.0 | - | 2013-01-15 | [[https://dev.openwrt.org/changeset/36790/trunk|trunk r36790]] 2.4GHz only | 3 internal and 3 external antennas. QCA9880-AR1A (v1). [[http://wikidevi.com/wiki/TP-LINK_Archer_C7|wikidevi]] [[http://www.tp-link.com/en/products/details/?categoryid=2872&model=Archer+C7|product page]] |
| Archer C7 v1.1 | - | 2013-??-?? | [[https://forum.openwrt.org/viewtopic.php?pid=226678#p226678|trunk]] 2.4GHz only| 3 internal and 3 external antennas. QCA9880-AR1A (v1)| | Archer C7 v1.1 | - | 2013-??-?? | [[https://forum.openwrt.org/viewtopic.php?pid=226678#p226678|trunk]] 2.4GHz only| 3 internal and 3 external antennas. QCA9880-AR1A (v1)|
-| Archer C7 v2.0 | - | 2013-12-17 | Trunk [[https://dev.openwrt.org/changeset/40463|r40463]]-[[https://dev.openwrt.org/changeset/40799|r40799]]. 5GHz is [[http://www.reddit.com/r/openwrt/comments/29966o/samcrawfords_comparison_of_cheap_openwrt_routers/cik8kgd|broken]] in [[https://dev.openwrt.org/changeset/40800|r40800]]-[[https://dev.openwrt.org/changeset/41755|r41755]] ([[https://dev.openwrt.org/ticket/16589|#16589]]). All working from [[https://dev.openwrt.org/ticket/16589#comment:38|r41757]]| 3 internal and 3 external antennas. QCA9880-BR4A (v2). v2.0 printed on serial label on packaging. TP-Link support say "V2 has improved chipset which is DFS certificated. The flash capacity is 16MB compared to 8MB of V1. V2 also fixed a few bugs on V1". [[https://forum.openwrt.org/viewtopic.php?pid=226595#p226595|forum]] [[http://blog.naver.com/ckdalsdk12/40208033303|photos]] [[http://www.tp-link.com/en/support/download/?model=Archer+C7&version=V2|stock firmware]] [[https://wikidevi.com/wiki/TP-Link_Archer_C7_v2|wikidevi]] |+| Archer C7 v2.0 | - | 2013-12-17 | Early support in trunk [[https://dev.openwrt.org/changeset/40463|r40463]]-[[https://dev.openwrt.org/changeset/40799|r40799]]. All working from [[https://dev.openwrt.org/ticket/16589#comment:38|r41757]]| 3 internal and 3 external antennas. QCA9880-BR4A (v2). v2.0 printed on serial label on packaging. TP-Link support say "V2 has improved chipset which is DFS certificated. The flash capacity is 16MB compared to 8MB of V1. V2 also fixed a few bugs on V1". [[https://forum.openwrt.org/viewtopic.php?pid=226595#p226595|forum]] [[http://blog.naver.com/ckdalsdk12/40208033303|photos]] [[http://www.tp-link.com/en/support/download/?model=Archer+C7&version=V2|stock firmware]] [[https://wikidevi.com/wiki/TP-Link_Archer_C7_v2|wikidevi]] |
| WDR7500 v3.0 | - | 2014-??-?? | ? | 6 external antennas. QCA9880-BR4A (v2). Currently available only in PRC [[https://forum.openwrt.org/viewtopic.php?id=51150|photos]]| | WDR7500 v3.0 | - | 2014-??-?? | ? | 6 external antennas. QCA9880-BR4A (v2). Currently available only in PRC [[https://forum.openwrt.org/viewtopic.php?id=51150|photos]]|
For the Archer C7 v1.x and WDR7500 v2.x, the 5GHz 802.11a/n/ac functionality is not supported, and likely will never be, since support for the AR1A (v1) variant of QCA9880 chip is not included in the open source ath10k driver. For the Archer C7 v1.x and WDR7500 v2.x, the 5GHz 802.11a/n/ac functionality is not supported, and likely will never be, since support for the AR1A (v1) variant of QCA9880 chip is not included in the open source ath10k driver.
The Archer C7 v2.x uses the BR4A (v2) variant which is supported in ath10k [[http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/ath10k|ath10k Linux]] The Archer C7 v2.x uses the BR4A (v2) variant which is supported in ath10k [[http://wireless.kernel.org/en/users/Drivers/ath10k|ath10k Linux]]
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-OEM source code for C7 v1 available at: [[http://www.tp-link.com/resources/gpl/Archer_C7_1.0.tar.gz]] 
===== Quick Start Guide ===== ===== Quick Start Guide =====
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==== Flash Layout ==== ==== Flash Layout ====
-| 0x000000000000-0x000000020000 | "u-boot" | /dev/mtdblock0 +| 0x000000000000-0x000000020000 | "u-boot" | 
-... +| 0x000000020000-0x000000120000 | "kernel"
-... +| 0x000000120000-0x0000007e0000 | "rootfs" | 
-Bootloader info provided, but other missed in copy/paste :(+| 0x0000007e0000-0x0000007f0000 | "config" | 
 +| 0x0000007f0000-0x000000800000 | "ART" |
==== Return to Factory Firmware ==== ==== Return to Factory Firmware ====
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 +OEM GPL Source (v1): [[http://www.tp-link.com/resources/gpl/Archer_C7_1.0.tar.gz]]
 +GPL source (v2): http://www.tp-link.com/resources/gpl/ArcherC7v2_un_gpl.zip
===== Tags ===== ===== Tags =====
{{tag>GigabitEthernet 2NIC 2WNIC 5Port 74Kc 128ram 8flash 2usb ap135 qca9558 qca9880 802.11ac ath10k 802.11n 802.11g 802.11b 802.11a simultan MiniPCIexpress}} {{tag>GigabitEthernet 2NIC 2WNIC 5Port 74Kc 128ram 8flash 2usb ap135 qca9558 qca9880 802.11ac ath10k 802.11n 802.11g 802.11b 802.11a simultan MiniPCIexpress}}

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