Asus RT-N66U IEEE 802.11n Wireless Router Item # 946078
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The RT-N66U dual-band wireless router from ASUS brings to the fore super-fast connectivity with up to 450 Mbps per band simultaneously. It works in both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz, and supports up to a massive 300,000 concurrent data sessions - approximately 20 times the capacity of mainstream routers.This makes the RT-N66U the gamer's choice, as its enhanced throughput eliminates lag and opens up new multitasking possibilities - users can download content while gaming online without experiencing slowdowns typical in consumer based routers.The RT-N66U includes hardware NAT to alleviate overall system load by relieving the CPU of background netcode processing. It is a true Gigabit Ethernet router, supporting 1 Gbps connections where available for the ultimate in broadband speeds.
|manufacturer||ASUS Computer International|
|package contents||RT-N66U Wireless Router; Network Cable; Support CD (User Manual/Utilities); Stand; AC adapter; Quick Start Guide; Warranty Card|
|power source||AC Adapter|
|security/encryption||64/128-bit WEP; WPA-PSK; WPA2-PSK; WPA-Enterprise; WPA2-Enterprise|
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From the Manufacturer|
ASUS and You
Whether you’re a tech-savvy enthusiast or a first-time user, the RT-N66 is exceptional 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.
- 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz Concurrent Dual-Band Transmissions for Strong Signal Strength and Ultra-Fast Connection Rates up to 900Mbps
- Gigabit Ethernet Ports for the Fastest, Most Reliable Internet Performance
- Download Master for Wireless Data Storage and Access to Router-Connected USB Storage Devices
- Expanded Wireless Coverage with Detachable High-Powered Antennas
- File Sharing, Printer Sharing, and 3G Sharing via Multi-Function Twin USB Ports
- IPv6 enabled for future proof Web surfing compatibility
- ASUSWRT for Easy Setup, Signal Monitoring, and Network Application Control
Praised for Networking Excellence
“Highest Customer Satisfaction with Wireless Routers in the U.S.” - J.D. PowerASUS achieved the highest scores in 6 study factors: Reliability, Wi-Fi range, Security, Capabilities, Speed of upload/download file, Restore connection easily, and Variety of features.
ASUS received the highest numerical score among wireless routers in the J.D. Power 2015 Wireless Router Satisfaction Report, based on 2,716 responses from 8 companies measuring satisfaction with wireless routers surveyed November-December 2015. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com
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."
Reprinted from our official site with permission. 2015 Ziff Davis, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Designed for Class-Leading Speed and RangeDesigned with the latest in networking technology, the RT-N66 delivers exceptionally fast wired and wireless connectivity. What’s more, it comes with a powerful detachable Wi-Fi antenna to further extend wireless range.
Dual-Band Connectivity for Lag-Free EntertainmentDelivering both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz concurrent bands up to 450 Mbps and 450 Mbps respectively, the RT-N66 has a total speed of up to 900 Mbps connectivity to provide speed with stability. Perform basic internet tasks like Web browsing and file downloading under the 2.4 GHz band, while also simultaneously streaming HD content and other demanding applications smoothly on the 5 GHz band.
Optimized and Reliable Wireless Coverage via Ai RadarASUS Ai Radar intelligently strengthens connections to wireless devices. With high-powered amplification and beam forming, it provides optimized signals in any direction with better coverage to improve data throughput.
Easy Setup Through Your Tablet, Smartphone, or PCWith the RT-N66, setup is simple. Simply power and connect the router and then open a browser on a Wi-Fi-enabled device like a laptop or tablet. You will be taken to a setup page with a prompt to enter the ID/password listed in your manual and that’s it! Now setting up your network is easier than ever.
Powerful functions, easiest managementWith the ASUSWRT Dashboard UI, setup, monitor, and control network applications all in one intuitive area. The whole new dashboard interface lets you manage all clients and settings on a single graphical interface and provides 1-click updates.
Optimize Your Network for YouDo you game a lot, or spend most of your time streaming videos? Whatever your planned use is, the RT-N66 has a Quality of Service (QoS) that lets 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 and graphical interface.
Two Multi-Functional Built-in USB portsFeaturing connectivity to devices, FTPs, SAMBA, UPnP AV servers, and DLNA support, the RT-N66 makes sharing and networking easier with two built-in USB ports. Download HTTP, FTP, and P2P files to a router-connected USB storage device all day and without a PC. Additionally, the twin USB ports allow for networked printer and file server connections, so you perform multiple tasks at once.
What's in the Box
- RT-N66U Dual-Band Wireless-N900 Router
- RJ-45 Cable
- Support CD (User Manual and Utility Software)
- Power Adapter
- Warranty Card
- Quick Start Guide
|Processor: ||Broadcom 470 @ 600MHz|
|Flash:||32MB Flash + Micro SD slot|
|WAN:||1 x Gigabit Ethernet or USB 3G/4G dongle|
|LAN:||4 x Gigabit Ethernet|
|USB:||2 x USB 2.0 ports|
|Antenna:||3 x external detachable for 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz|
|Dimensions: ||207 x 148.8 x35.5 (L x W x H)|
|Power Supply:||AC Input: 100~240Vac/1.2A 50~60Hz|
|DC Output:||19V/ 1.58A|
|Buttons:||WPS Button, Reset Button, Power Button|
|Wireless Features |
|Frequency:||2.4 GHz and 5 GHz (concurrent)|
|Data Rate:||802.11n (2.4 GHz & 5 GHz) up to 450Mbps; 802.11a/g up to 54Mbps; 802.11b up to 11Mbps|
|Output Power: ||High power: 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz (user adjustable); 802.11n 17~26 dBm; 802.11g 17~26 dBm; 802.11b up to 26 dBm|
|Encryption:||64/128 bit WEP, WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK, WPA-Enterprise, WPA2-Enterprise|
|Authentication:||Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS & PIN)|
|Network Protocol: ||Automatic IP, Static IP, PPPoE (MPPE support), PPTP, L2TP IPv4, IPv6|
|DHCP:||Server, Client, DHCP, Client list, IP and MAC binding|
|QoS:||WMM, User definable rule for IP/MAC, Port, Protocol, upload and download bandwidth management|
|Port Forwarding: ||Port forward, Port Trigger, UPnP, DMZ|
|Dynamic DNS:||ASUS DDNS, DynDNS, TZO, ZONEEDIT|
|NAT Pass through: ||IPSec, PPTP, L2TP, RTSP pass through, PPPoE relay|
|Firewall:||NAT and SPI, intrusion detection, DoS protect, Port filter, MAC filter|
|Access Control:||Parental controls, MAC filter, Network service filter, URL filter|
|Management:||Network map, Traffic monitor, Performance tuning, Telnet server, System log|
|Operation Mode:||Router Mode, AP Mode|
|Download Master:||Support BT, NZB, HTTP, FTP, E2DK download; Support encryption: DHT, PEX and Magnet Link; Upload and download bandwidth control; Download scheduling|
|DLNA Server:||Image: JPEG; Audio: MP3, WMA, WAV, PCM, MP4, LPCM, OGG; Video: ASF, AVI, DIVX, MP2P, MPEG, MPG, TS, VOB, WMV, MKV, MOV|
|Printer Server:||Multifunctional printer support|
|File Server:||Samba server & FTP server with account management|
|VPN Server:||PPTP VPN server|
ASUS aspires to deliver the incredible in everything it does. With more than 17,000 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 5,500 engineers, ASUS is dedicated to the design and manufacture of products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s (and tomorrow’s) digital home and office. ASUS’ broad portfolio includes motherboards, graphics cards, displays, desktop PCs, all-in-one PCs, laptops, servers, wireless networking devices, tablets, smartphones and wearables. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,368 awards in 2015 and was named in Fortune’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies1 .
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