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D-Link COBRA AC5300 Modem Review

D-Link COBRA AC5300 Wave 2 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Modem Router Review

The D-Link COBRA AC5300 Wave 2 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Modem Router is here, and it’s packing some serious heat with amazing performance that’ll cater for all your gaming, 4K video streaming, and Wi-Fi needs.

COBRA AC5300 Modem Router Overview

The D-Link COBRA AC5300 has been future-proofed with Wi-Fi technology that supports National Broadband Network while the high-speed wireless is made possible from the MU-MIMO Wave 2 Tri-Band Wi-Fi technology. The modem is powered by a 1.8 GHz Quad-Core Processor. Among the 4 Gigabit LAN ports backing the end-user is a Gigabit WAN and D-Link, as well as DNLA support for the media server, which makes it easier to share media files across devices.

The interface makes for a really user-friendly experience as well, with all the necessary information clearly displayed for you to easily operate the device.


D-Link COBRA AC5300 comes with some really awesome features, such as:

  • Quick Setup – The D-Link makes for a quick and effortless setup. You simply input the required IP address which is, and then follow the steps provided by the setup wizard. Within just a few minutes, you’ll have your VDSL or NBN connection all set up and ready to go. All the instructions are available in the convenient Quick Installation Guide.
  • Design – COBRA has really outdone itself regarding the design, as this router features a futuristic techno-spider design that’s accentuated by the eight antennas, all of which work great to help you maintain a powerful Wi-Fi network signal.

The LED notifications are conveniently placed on the front end to let you know what’s happening with the device, whether it’s transmitting information, connecting the Wi-Fi or downloading content. On the back end of it are two USB ports (2.0 and 3.0), that allows you to connect other devices such as a USB stick, a hard drive or a printer. There are also Ethernet and WAN ports to connect a versatile number of devices. 

  • ADSL/VDSL Modem – You can use this to connect with FTTN NBN, immediately granting you universal connectivity with all the DSL services available in Australia.
  • Extraordinary Wi-Fi Performance – The Wi-Fi speed for downloading and uploading on this device is insane! It certainly makes for a smooth experience when you’re on the internet, and the signal holds up pretty well too, whether you’re 10 meters away from the device and separated by walls, or right next to it. Plus, you can connect multiple devices simultaneously through this router, like your smartphone, Smart TV, XBOX, PS4, security cameras and even multiple PVRs and still be able to enjoy uninterrupted internet access at fast speeds on every device.
  • Tri-Band Wi-Fi – COBRA AC5300 provides an extremely impressive processing speed, with a 2.4 GHz band that runs at 1 gigabit per second, while the two 5 GHz bands are capable of speeds of up to 2.16 gigabit per second. Both work flawlessly to give you a very stable and fast network. Click here to learn more about the Tri-Band Wi-Fi.
  • Cutting-Edge AC SmartBeam – This feature enables the AC5300 to increase the Wi-Fi speed and overall range of all your connected devices, by focusing both signals to your device, while automatically selecting the precise band. Click here to learn more about SmartBeam.
  • Wave 2 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi – The Wave 2 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi is responsible for enhancing the user experience for all devices connected to your network, through efficient maintenance of the speed with which they send and receive data.
  • Streaming Ready – The AC5300 has such a powerful bandwidth-processing ability that you can literally stream 4K videos across multiple devices at once on the same network without compromising on speed or quality.
  • SmartConnect – Intelligent bandwidth technology ensures that every device in your home enjoys optimal Wi-Fi connection through an automatic connection.
  • 1.8 GHz Quad-Core Processor – This powerful processor powers the modem router for even faster processing.

Click here for the full specifications and all the other additional features offered by the COBRA AC5300.

What’s Inside the Box?

  • COBRA AC5300 Wave 2 Wi-Fi Modem Router (DSL-5300)
  • xDSL Microfilter/Splitter
  • 1 x Phone Cable
  • 1 x Ethernet Cable
  • Power Adapter
  • Installation Guide


COBRA AC5300 is a very high-quality modem router that provides quick access to the internet while keeping a stable connection across multiple devices at once. You could literally be gaming on your XBOX while streaming 4K videos on your Smart TV without sacrificing the processing speed or the connection. In addition, it’s quick and easy to install and is perfect for anyone who’s after a reliable connection at high speeds and across multiple devices simultaneously. 

Granted, the upfront cost is a bit high- $749 to be exact-but you definitely get what you pay for when it comes to the quality and performance. Plus, Mungi customers get a $100 discount and can purchase the device for only $649.

In addition to getting free courier shipping, your warranty will be extended from the normal 3 years to a Lifetime Warranty, on condition that you remain a Mungi customer. Contact us today and take advantage of this exclusive offer.

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