Asus RT-AC66U Dual-Band Wireless-AC1750 Gigabit Router
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The ASUS RT-AC66U is a 5th gen dual-band Wi-Fi router, and the launch platform for the new ASUS AiCloud service. Its speed reaches 1.75Gbps, currently the fastest available, utilizing the Broadcom 802.11ac Wi-Fi controller and working in 2.4GHz and 5GHz. The 5GHz band supports up to 1.3Gbps, exceeding current Gigabit wired transmission and 3X faster than 802.11n. The RT-AC66U offers smooth lag-resistant multitasking and super-fast streaming, while ASUS AiRadar intelligently strengthens wireless connections via powerful amplification, offering future-proof optimized performance.
AiCloud offers a unified app for iOS and Android devices that turns the RT-AC66U into a personal cloud server, with easy connectivity to Windows PC, Mac, Linux machines, and all USB storage. Each account can sync with other AiCloud clients and public cloud products directly. All your content, files, and data can be accessed, synced, shared, and managed from almost any device – smartphones to desktops – wherever and whenever you’re online.
Whether you’re a tech-savvy enthusiast or a first-time user, the RT-AC66U is exceptionally easy to use with CD-free Quick Installation Setup (QIS) that lets you plug-n-surf right out of the box and connect PCs, smartphones, tablets, and other wireless devices quickly. Thanks to its refined interface tools, you get control like never before, letting you monitor signal strength, setup parental settings, and other useful functions in a robust yet intuitive way.
IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.3u, IPv4, IPv6
AC1750 ultimate AC performance; 450+1300Mbps
802.11a : 6,9,12,18,24,36,48,54Mbps
802.11b : 1, 2, 5.5, 11Mbps
802.11g : 6,9,12,18,24,36,48,54Mbps
802.11n : up to 450Mbps
802.11ac: up to 1300Mbps
64-bit WEP, 128-bit WEP, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPA-Enterprise, WPA2-Enterprise
Firewall & Access Control
Firewall: SPI intrusion detection,DoS protection
Access control: Parental control, Network service filter, URL filter, Port filter
UPnP, DNS Proxy, NTP Client, DDNS, Port Triger, Virtual Server, DMZ
WAN Connection Type
Internet connection type : Automatic IP, Static IP, PPPoE(MPPE supported), PPTP, L2TP
Dual Link support
Multicast Proxy support
1 x RJ45 for 10/100/1000 BaseT for WAN
4 x RJ45 for 10/100/1000 BaseT for LAN, Support Ethernet and 802.3 with max. bit rate 10/100/1000 Mbps and auto cross-over function(MDI-X)
USB 2.0 x 2
WPS Button, Reset Button, Power Button
PWR x 1
LAN x 4
WAN x 1
AIR x 2
USB x 1
RT-AC66U Dual Band 3x3 802.11AC Gigibit Router
Support CD (User manual and utility software)*
Quick start guid
Pierre, South Africa. 3 February 2014
This is a great router for any network but performs even better if you have an AC network in the office or at home. It is easy to setup and the performance is excellent. With ASUS you know that you have quality and reliability. They are also known for keeping their firmware up to date.
MARTHINUS, South Africa. 12 March 2015
This product just works! I have had netgear, lynksys, cisco, tplink routers and modems before and the Asus beats them hands down. Fantastic features. Highly recommended
Jason, South Africa. 29 September 2014
What a fantastic router! A little pricey, but well worth it.
Asus's firmware is currently being updated regularly.
If the official firmware is not for you then Asus-wrt, DD-wrt and Tomato support this Broadcom wireless chipset and Soc.
Delivery was flawless as usual.
Stanley, South Africa. 20 March 2015
Great capability in one unit and easy to setup. It's a little pricy but it's worth the spend bearing in mind all the available features (NAS, VPN, 3G/4G, internet load balancing etc.)