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Asus RT-AC68U IEEE 802.11ac Ethernet Wireless Router Item # 704957
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RT-AC68U supports combined dual-band data rates of up to 1900Mbps. 1300 Mbps 802.11ac at 5 GHz gives Gigabit wireless data rates, while Broadcom TurboQAM technology super-charges 2.4 GHz 802.11n performance from 450 Mbps to 600 Mbps with compatible devices.The RT-AC68U also features dual USB ports for file, printers and 3G/4G modems sharing and a USB 3.0 port for up to ten times faster data transfers than USB 2.0. ExclusiveASUS AiCloud transforms your home networking into your personal cloud for easy streaming and sharing to smartphones, PCs, and tablets. Router-to-Router sync also makes it simple to sync files on USB-connected storage with other compatible ASUS routers for hassle-free sharing of large files with family and friends.AiProtection, incorporating state-of-the-art, three-pronged security from Trend Micro, provides advanced parental controls, blocks malicious addresses and intrusions for your PC or device, and alerts you if an infected device is connected. Potential weaknesses such as password strength and operating system vulnerabilities are also monitored at all times. Moreover, AiProtection even protects Wi-Fi devices without an installable security program such as smart TV, game console, and smart home devices, giving you peace of mind.Powered by 5th generation Wi-Fi (5G Wi-Fi), the 802.11ac chipset gives the RT-AC68U superfast Gigabit wireless speeds. What's more, RT-AC68U uses TurboQAM technology to upgrade 2.4G Wi-Fi even further to give you unprecedented speeds. At 2.4 GHz, it's 33% faster than generic wireless-N900 routers, reaching 600 Mbps, while on the 5 GHz band it blazes to 1300 Mbps - or triple 802.11n rates. That's 1900 Mbps of concurrent wireless power!The ASUS RT-AC68U features a dual-core processor that eliminates the performance drops that plague other routers. So even on the busiest home networks, HD video streaming is always smooth, the latency low for online gaming and VoIP calls, and file downloads are never interrupted.ASUS AiRadar intelligently strengthens wireless connectivity using beamforming technology, high power amplification, and exclusive ASUS RF fine-tuning. This ensures extended coverage, dynamic data speed increases, and enhanced stability.Delivering 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz concurrent bands at up to 600 Mbps and 1300 Mbps, respectively, the RT-AC68U has a total speed of up to 1900 Mbps, and maintains complete stability. You can perform basic tasks like Web browsing and file downloading on the 2.4 GHz band, while simultaneously allowing multiple devices to stream in Full HD or support online gaming and other bandwidth-demanding applications smoothly on the clearer 5 GHz band.Highest Speed USB 3.0 features data transfers up ten times faster than USB 2.0. Two USB ports make the RT-AC68U perfect for file, multimedia, and 3G/4G sharing, while ASUS AiDisk offers remote access and quick content streaming. Where other routers have their USB ports sandwiched next to one another, both RT-AC68U USB ports are evenly spaced for easy access to either at all times.Share your internet connection with your guests with no need to share your personal password or network resources. ASUS Guest Network supports up to three separate guest networks, each with its own usage limits and password. Guests cannot access your primary network or any other connected devices.
|Broadband Transmission Technology||Ethernet|
|Certifications & Standards||FCC; CE; IEEE Standards: 802.11ac; 802.11a; 802.11b; 802.11g; 802.11n|
|Input Voltage||19 V DC|
|ISM Maximum Frequency||2.40 GHz|
|Management||DHCP; IGMP v1/v2/v3; System Event Log; Web Base Management|
|manufacturer||ASUS Computer International|
|ports||4 10/100/1000 Ethernet (RJ-45); 1 broadband (RJ-45); 1 USB|
|power source||AC Adapter|
|Security Features||SPI Intrusion Detection; Access Control; DoS Protection; Parental Control; Network Service Filter; Port Filter; URL Filter; IPSec Pass-Throuth; PPTP Pass-Through; L2TP Pass-Through; PPTP|
|security/encryption||64/128-bit WEP; WPA-PSK; WPA2-PSK; WPA2-Enterprise; WPA-Enterprise; WPS|
|System Requirements||Operating Systems: Windows 8.1; Windows 8; Windows 7; Windows Vista; Windows 2000; Windows XP; Windows Me; Windows Server 2003; Windows Server 2008; Mac OS X; Mac OS X 10.1; Mac OS X 10.4; Mac OS X 10.5; Mac OS X 10.6; Mac OS X 10.7; Mac OS X 10.8; Linux Kernel (Support Ubuntu Only)|
|UNII Maximum Frequency||5 GHz|
|Weight (Approximate)||1.41 lb|
|What's Included||Dual-Band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router; 1 x RJ-45 Cable; 1 x Power Adapter; 1 x QSG; 1 x Support CD(User Manual and Ultility)|
|Wireless LAN Standard||IEEE 802.11ac|
|Wireless Transmission Speed||1900 Mbit/s|
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From the Manufacturer|
With combined dual-band data rates up to 1900 Mbps, 1300 Mbps on 802.11ac and a boosted 600 Mbps on 802.11n thanks to Broadcom® TurboQAM™ technology, experience wireless performance that rivals a wired Gigabit connection. Powered by a dual-core processor, eliminate performance drops that plague other routers with busy networks for smooth 4K video streaming, low latency online gaming, and ultra-fast downloading at one time. Dual USB ports let you share files, network a printer, and connect to a 3G/4G modem.
- Dual-band with the latest 802.11ac 3x3 technology for combined speeds of up to 1900 Mbps
- 1GHz Dual-core CPU enables smart multitasking by dedicating separate lanes for Wifi and USB data
- Effortless router setup with the ASUSWRT web-based interface
- Monitor and manage your network with ease from your mobile device using the intuitive ASUS Router App
- AiProtection Powered by Trend Micro™ provides multi-stage protection from vulnerability detection to protecting sensitive data
Praised for Networking Excellence
Readers' Choice Award Router Brand 6 Years RunningFor 6 years running, ASUS has received the PC Mag Readers’ Choice award for its home networking routers, receiving excellent marks for our ease of setup and product reliability.
Do more at once with a dual-core CPU insideRT-AC68U features a 1GHz dual-core processor that eliminates the performance drops that plague other routers. So even on the busiest home networks, 4K video streaming is always smooth, the latency low for online gaming and VoIP calls, and file downloads are never interrupted.
Enhanced signal range and stabilityASUS AiRadar with exclusive ASUS RF fine-tuning intelligently strengthens wireless connectivity using 802.11ac beamforming technology for high power amplification. This ensures extended coverage, dynamic data speed increases, and enhanced stability.
Ultimate USB speed and versatilityTwo USB ports make the RT-AC68U perfect for file, multimedia, and 3G sharing, while ASUS AiDisk offers remote access and quick content streaming. Where other routers have their USB ports sandwiched next to one another, both RT-AC68U USB ports are evenly spaced for easy access to either at all times. Plus, the USB 3.0 lets you transfer data up to ten times faster than USB 2.0.
Robust control and optimization with ASUSWRTWith the ASUSWRT graphical interface, setup in 3 steps, monitor, and control network applications all in one intuitive area. The dashboard interface lets you manage all clients, settings, and updates your router in one click.
RT-AC68U has Quality of Service (QoS) standards that let you select how much bandwidth is prioritized for virtually any task. Plus, the traffic monitor allows you to check your Web usage in a clear graph to get the best placement for a connected device or identify a connection issue.
ASUS AiCloud – Your world on demandASUS AiCloud keeps you connected to your data wherever and whenever you have an internet connection. It links your home network and online Web storage service1 and lets you access it through the AiCloud mobile app on your iOS or Android smartphone or through a personalized URL in a Web browser. Even better, connect your AiCloud with another compatible router and expand your cloud even further. Now all your data can go where you do.
What's in the Box
- RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router
- RJ-45 cable
- Power adapter
- Quick start guide
- Support CD (user manual and utility)
|Network Standard:||IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac, IPv4, IPv6|
|Product Segment:||AC1900 ultimate AC performance: 600+1300 Mbps|
|Data Rate:||802.11a : 6,9,12,18,24,36,48,54 Mbps|
802.11b : 1, 2, 5.5, 11 Mbps
802.11g : 6,9,12,18,24,36,48,54 Mbps
802.11n : up to 600 Mbps
802.11ac: up to 1300 Mbps
|Antenna:||External antenna x 3|
|Operating Frequency:||2.4 GHz/5 GHz|
|Encryption: ||64-bit WEP, 128-bit WEP, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPA-Enterprise , WPA2-Enterprise , WPS support|
|Firewall & Access Control:||Firewall: SPI intrusion detection,DoS protection |
Access control: Parental control, Network service filter, URL filter, Port filter
|Management: ||UPnP, DLNA, IGMP v1/v2/v3, DNS Proxy, DHCP, NTP Client, DDNS, Port Trigger, Universal Repeater, System Event Log|
|VPN Support:||IPSec Pass-Throuth|
|WAN Connection Type:||Internet connection type : Automatic IP, Static IP, PPPoE(MPPE supported), PPTP, L2TP|
WAN Bridge support
Multicast Proxy support
Multicast Rate Setting support
- support BT, NZB, HTTP, ED2K
- support encryption, DHT, PEX and magnet link
- upload and download bandwidth control
- download scheduling
- Image: JPEG
- Audio: mp3, wma, wav, pcm, mp4, lpcm, ogg
- Video: asf, avi, divx, mpeg, mpg, ts, vob, wmv, mkv, mov
- User definable rules for IP/MAC/Port. Upload and Download bandwidth management.
- ACK/SYN/FIN/RST/ICMP with Highest priority
- 2.4 GHz guest network x 3, 5 GHz guest network x 3
．Printer Server: multifunctional printer support(Windows nly), LPR protocol support
．File server: Samba and FTP server with account management
．PPTP VPN server
|Ports:||4 x RJ45 for 10/100/1000/Gigabits BaseT for LAN, 1 x RJ45 for 10/100/1000/Gigabits BaseT for WAN|
USB 2.0 x 1
USB 3.0 x 1
|Buttons:||WPS Button, Reset Button, Power Button, Wireless on/off Button|
|LED Indicators:||PWR x 1|
AIR x 2
LAN x 4
WAN x 1
USB x 2
|Power Supply:||AC Input : 110V~240V(50~60Hz)|
DC Output : 19 V with max. 1.75 A current
|OS Support:||Windows® 8.1 |
Windows® Server 2003
Windows® Server 2008
Mac OS X
Mac OS X 10.1
Mac OS X 10.4
Mac OS X 10.5
Mac OS X 10.6
Mac OS X 10.7
Mac OS X 10.8
Linux Kernel (Support Ubuntu only)
|Dimensions:||220 x 83.3 x 160 mm / 8.66 x 3.28 x 6.30 inches (WxDxH)|
|Weight:||640 g / 1.41 lbs|
|Router Special Features:||3G/4G data sharing, AiCloud, Printer server, Download Master, AiDisK, Multiple SSIDs, Parental Control|
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- 1 AiCloud compatible with select Web storage services only.
- 2 http://fortune.com/worlds-most-admired-companies/ Ranked 4th in Computer Industry