RTL8197D-11AC Reference Design

The Realtek RTL8197D-11AC Reference Design router has Gigabit WiFi, 4 Gigabit ETH-ports and 0 USB-ports.

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RTL8197D-11AC Reference Design router specifications (specs)

System specs
CPU: n/a
RAM: 64 MiB
Flash: 16 MiB
Custom firmwares: None
Connectivity
WiFi: Gigabit (abgn+ac)
WiFi bands: 2.4GHz & 5GHz
WiFi throughput: n/a
WAN: 1 x Gigabit port
ETH: 4 x Gigabit ports
USB-ports: 0

Hard reset instructions for Realtek RTL8197D-11AC Reference Design

If your RTL8197D-11AC Reference Design router is not working as it should, dropping connections or not being responsive, you should first do a reset of the router to see if the problems persist. Other scenarios where you might want to reset your router is if you've forgotten the password or misconfigured it and can't get access anymore.
Your can reset your Realtek RTL8197D-11AC Reference Design in the following way(s):

The 30-30-30 reset

There are no specific instructions for this model yet, but you can always do the 30-30-30 reset as follows:
  1. When router is powered on, press the reset button and hold for 30 seconds. (Use a paper clip or something sharp)
  2. While holding the reset button pressed, unplug the power of the router and hold the reset button for 30 seconds
  3. While still holding the reset button down, turn on the power to the unit again and hold for another 30 seconds.

This process usually works for resetting any router to it's factory setting.

Note: It is worth reading more about how to reset routers with the 30 30 30 reset and what the risks and considerations are when resetting your router this way, instead of just rebooting it.


Default factory settings for Realtek RTL8197D-11AC Reference Design

If you have performed a reset of your RTL8197D-11AC Reference Design device or not changed the defaults, you should be able to access it with the following settings:

Default Network name (SSID): RTK 11n AP 2.4G,RTK 11n AP 5G
Default Gateway IP: 192.168.1.254 Realtek login instructions
Default subnet mask: 255.255.255.0
Default DNS server: 192.168.1.254
Note: If you are using the default settings you should change them to increase security and prevent unathorized access to your network.

User Manuals for RTL8197D-11AC Reference Design

Do you still have questions concerning the router that you can't find online? You can always try the manuals where most questions should be answered from the manufacturer. Below are the device manuals available for your RTL8197D-11AC Reference Design.

Name Type Size Date
user manual (click to download) pdf 333.66 kB Jan. 2, 2013



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