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Author Topic: DIR-895L Difference between HW A1 and A3  (Read 3235 times)

IceBerg

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DIR-895L Difference between HW A1 and A3
« on: April 03, 2019, 02:00:37 AM »

I just picked up one of these as a run out, it has a newer version of fw than what has been posted on this forum 1.21, Wed 18 Apr 2018, any idea on what if any changes were and the difference between HW v A1 and A3?

thanks
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Re: DIR-895L Difference between HW A1 and A3
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2019, 06:44:13 AM »

No idea. USA only saw A1 and our region has done EOL for the 895L.  :-\
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Re: DIR-895L Difference between HW A1 and A3
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2019, 11:01:46 AM »

Yer they are pretty much EOL here as well, but you can still buy them, I picked this one up for less than 1/3 of retail and less than 1/2 what they are currently selling for plus got a free wifi cam by redemption which retails at $199 so not a bad deal
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Re: DIR-895L Difference between HW A1 and A3
« Reply #3 on: April 03, 2019, 11:30:15 AM »

Thats a awesome deal too. Ya, not sure of the Rev change. Any changes seen going from A1 to next rev means there was a HW change. No idea though.  :-\
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Re: DIR-895L Difference between HW A1 and A3
« Reply #4 on: April 03, 2019, 04:08:04 PM »

This model is meant to have 1.4ghz processor I think, the A1 had a 1ghz didn't it? Reading the spec for this model it says 1ghz in some places and 1.4 in other.... ???
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Re: DIR-895L Difference between HW A1 and A3
« Reply #6 on: April 08, 2019, 07:44:24 AM »

Hardware change from A2 to A3:

1. Real panel wording changed from “Router/Extender" to “Router/AP", due to no full extender mode support from Broadcom.
2. Firmware is compatible with A1/A2, starting from v1.11.

Hardware change from A1 to A2:

1. BRCM internal silence drop in 4366 RF chipset from B1 to C0
2. Firmware backward compatible, starting from v1.11
3. FCC/CE Certification ID remain unchanged.
4. Complies with ErP Lot26: 2017


Rev A1 - A4 all use 1.4GHz CPU.
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Re: DIR-895L Difference between HW A1 and A3
« Reply #7 on: April 08, 2019, 08:58:37 AM »

I bet Rev A3 is better than A1 was.  ::)
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