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Asus RT-AC66U IEEE 802.11ac Wireless Router Item # 274358
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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 802.11ac. 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.
|Broadband Transmission Technology||Ethernet|
|Certifications & Standards||DLNA; IEEE Standards:IEEE 802.11ac; IEEE 802.11a; IEEE 802.11b; IEEE 802.11g; IEEE 802.11n; IEEE 802.3; IEEE 802.3u; IEEE 802.3ab|
|Features||Quality of Service (QoS)|
|Input Voltage||19 V DC|
|ISM Maximum Frequency||2.48 GHz|
|ISM Minimum Frequency||2.40 GHz|
|manufacturer||ASUS Computer International|
|package contents||802.11ac Dual-Band Wireless-AC1750 Gigabit Router; Router Stand; RJ-45 Cable; Support CD (User Manual and Utility Software); Power Adapter; Quick Start Guide; Warranty Card|
|ports||4 10/100/1000 Ethernet (RJ-45); 1 broadband (RJ-45); 1 USB|
|power source||AC adapter|
|Product Name||802.11ac Dual-Band Wireless-AC1750 Gigabit Router|
|Security Features||DMZ; SPI; DoS Protection; Access Control; Parental Control; Network Service Filter; URL filter; Port Filter; IPSec Pass-Throuth; PPTP Pass-Through; L2TP Pass-Through; PPPoE|
|security/encryption||64/128-bit WEP; WPA2-PSK; WPA-PSK; WPS|
|Total Number of Antennas||3|
|UNII Maximum Frequency||5.80 GHz|
|UNII Minimum Frequency||5.10 GHz|
|Wireless LAN Standard||IEEE 802.11ac|
|Wireless Transmission Speed||1750 Mbit/s|
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ASUS and You
OverviewThe ASUS RT-AC66 Dual-Band Wireless-AC1750 Gigabit router brings you into the next generation of wireless connectivity with leading 802.11ac Wi-Fi connectivity—5G Wi-Fi—that's up to 3 times faster than current wireless N speeds. One of the first of its kind, the RT-AC66 gives you a combined 1.75 Gbps of wireless data from the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz streams for unprecedented wireless performance when gaming online, streaming HD media, and other bandwidth-intensive tasks. Coupled with ASUS AiRadar technology for expanded wireless coverage and ASUSWRT that makes set up easy and offers a robust feature set of networking customization settings, the ASUS RT-AC66 is the pioneering router to elevate your Internet surfing experience.
- Ultra-high-speed wireless performance with 5G Wi-Fi 802.11ac for transfer speeds up to 1.3 Gbps—3 times faster than current wireless N
- 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz concurrent dual-band transmissions for strong signal strength and compatibility
- Attachable external antenna for up to 20% further coverage*
- 256MB RAM for faster processing
- Gigabit Ethernet ports for the fastest, most reliable internet performance
- Download Master for wireless data storage and access to router-connected USB storage devices
- AiRadar for expanded wireless coverage throughout a multi-level building
- Multi-Function twin USB ports for file sharing, printer networking, and 3G connectivity
- IPv6 enabled for future proof Web surfing compatibility
- ASUSWRT for easy 2-step setup, signal monitoring, and network application control
Praised for Networking Excellence
Readers' Choice Award Router Brand 5 Years RunningPC Mag has awarded ASUS its Reader’s Choice Award for 5 consecutive years.
"Asus's excellent ease of setup ratings show that users are getting a great experience right from the start."
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The New Standard in Wi-FiWith 5 GHz speeds up to 1.3 Gbps—3 times faster than most current wireless-n signals, new 5G Wi-Fi 802.11ac standard on the RT-AC66 router delivers amazing wireless performance for seamless HD streaming, online gaming, and other bandwidth-intensive tasks. Additionally, the RT-AC66 supports the new IPv6 standard for better packet transmission and addressing.
Dual-Band Operation and Expanded CoverageWorking on both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz, the RT-AC66 future proofs your connectivity as one of the world’s first routers to feature 5G Wi-Fi and still features compatibility for current wireless-N devices at up to 450 Mbps. ASUS AiRadar technology amplifies transmission in all directions to ensure you have strong signal coverage throughout a multi-level home. What’s more, you can expand your wireless signal up to 20% further with the attachable external antenna*.
Extensive Networking FeaturesThe RT-AC66 is made for ease of use and user optimization to get you setup within seconds out of the box and a personalized experience. With ASUS Quality of Service—QoS, set bandwidth priority by your set applications and tasks. Download Master lets you continue downloads even after you turn off a PC for even greater convenience. With robust parental controls, customize access up to eight SSIDs and set URL filters to prevent access to unwanted sites. Traffic monitoring lets you check your Web usage in a clear graphical interface to help keep you from exceeding any data allotments or to better customize your data plan with your Internet Service Provider.
Multifunctional Built-in USB Ports
With its twin USB ports, the RT-AC66 becomes a true multi-role device. Full media device compatibility affords smooth connectivity with a variety of entertainment platforms, including game consoles, Blu-ray players, smart TVs, and set-top boxes. The RT-AC66 can also serve as a dedicated FTP server and printer server, letting users share resources for greater productivity while reducing costs as there is no need to buy standalone server hardware.
Versatile DesignThe slim RT-AC66 fits nearly anywhere, includes a stand, and boasts 3 external antennas that you can position for enhanced signal reception. The design chassis is also VESA wall mountable to place it behind monitors and other areas.
2 Year ASUS North America Warranty
- 2 year North America warranty
- 1-way free standard shipping
- 24/7 tech support
What’s in the Box
- RT-AC66U Dual-Band Wireless-N1750 Gigabit Router
- Router Stand
- RJ-45 Cable
- Support CD (User Manual and Utility Software)
- Power Adapter
- Warranty Card
- Quick Start Guide
IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.3u, IPv4, IPv6
|Data Rate: ||
802.11a : 6,9,12,18,24,36,48,54Mbps
|Antenna:||Detachable antenna x 3|
|Operating Frequency: ||
64-bit WEP, 128-bit WEP, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPA-Enterprise, WPA2-Enterprise
|Firewall & Access Control: ||
Firewall: SPI intrusion detection,DoS protection
|Management: ||UPnP, DLNA, 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
ACK/SYN/FIN/RST/ICMP with Highest priority
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)
WPS Button, Reset Button, Power Button
PWR x 1
AC Input : 110V~240V(50~60Hz)
8.15 x 5.86 x 1.40 inches (WxDxH)
207 x 148.8 x 35.5 mm (WxDxH)
1 lbs (450 g)
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