ASUS RT-AC66U 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5) Dual-Band Wireless-AC1750 Gigabit Router

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ASUS RT-AC66U 802.11ac (Wi-Fi 5) Dual-Band Wireless-AC1750 Gigabit Router

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The Asus RT-AC66U B1 is a budget-friendly dual-band router that is easy to install, feature-packed, and delivers solid throughput performance.

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Description

Upgrade to the Next Generation

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.

NVIDIA GameStream Ready

Your router is about to have a lot more fun. That’s because it can now stream all your favorite PC games to the NVIDIA® SHIELD™ portable to play anywhere in the house using fast, ultra-reliable NVIDIA GameStream™ technology. ASUS routers deliver lag-free, high-performance game streaming from GeForce® GTX™=powered PCs or NVIDIA GRID™ cloud gaming systems.

Designed for Class-Leading Speed and Range

With the latest in networking technology, the RT-AC66U delivers exceptionally fast wired and wireless connectivity. ASUS builds this flagship router with the highest-grade components, offering you the best quality to enable stable connectivity and convenient expandability. The router uses powerful detachable Wi-Fi antennas to further extend wireless range.

The next-gen Wi-Fi router that’s adored by the media

ASUS RT-AC66U combines the incredible speed of 802.11ac wireless with a design that’s a Red Dot award-winner. But it’s not just great design that’s brought in the plaudits — RT-AC66U is adored by the world’s top technology publications and journalists. Its breathtaking 5th-generation Wi-Fi performance in the 5GHz band has been tested and verified by SmallNetBuilder, while the US edition of PCWorld declared RT-AC66U to be the leading 802.11ac router. RT-AC66U’s superior performance in enabling all-new networking experiences has also been on the receiving end of accolades from Germany’s highly-respected C’t magazine.

Optimized and Reliable Wireless Coverage via AiRadar

ASUS AiRadar intelligently strengthens connections to wireless devices. With high-powered amplification and beam packaging, it provides optimized signals in any direction with better coverage to improve your data throughput.

Dual-Band Connectivity for Lag-Free Entertainment

Delivering 2.4GHz and 5GHz concurrent bands at up to 450Mbps and 1.3Gbps, respectively, the RT-AC66U has a total speed of up to 1.75Gbps, and maintains complete stability. You can perform basic tasks like web browsing and file downloading on the 2.4GHz band, while simultaneously allowing multiple devices to stream in HD or support online gaming and other demanding applications smoothly on the clearer 5GHz band.

What’s in it for you?

  • 5th generation 802.11ac chipset gives you concurrent dual-band 2.4GHz/5GHz for up to super-fast 1.75Gbps
  • Gigabit Ethernet ports for the fastest, most reliable internet performance
  • AiRadar optimizes wireless coverage with detachable high-powered antennas
  • Enjoy the ASUSWRT dashboard UI for 3 steps easy setup, signal monitoring, and network application control
  • Download Master for wireless data storage and access to your router-connected USB storage devices
  • File sharing, printer sharing, and 3G sharing via two multi-functional built-in USB ports
Network Standard
IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.3u, IPv4, IPv6
Product Segment
AC1750 superior AC performance : 450+1300 Mbps
Coverage
Large homes
Data Rate
802.11n : up to 450 Mbps
802.11ac : up to 1300 Mbps
Antenna
Detachable antenna x 3
Transmit/Receive
MIMO technology
2.4 GHz 3 x 3
5 GHz 3 x 3
Memory
128 MB Flash
256 MB RAM
Operating Frequency
2.4 GHz / 5 GHz
Encryption
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
Management
UPnP, IGMP v1/v2/v3, DNS Proxy, DHCP, NTP Client, DDNS, Port Trigger, Port Forwarding, DMZ, Universal Repeater, System Event Log
WAN Connection Type
Internet connection type : Automatic IP, Static IP, PPPoE(MPPE supported), PPTP, L2TP
Dual Link support
Multicast Proxy support
Multicast Rate Setting support
Ports
RJ45 for 10/100/1000 BaseT for WAN x 1, RJ45 for 10/100/1000 BaseT for LAN x 4, 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
Features
SmartQoS
- WMM
- User definable rules for IP/MAC/Port
- Upload and download bandwidth management
- ACK/SYN/FIN/RST/ICMP with highest priority
Parental Control
Guest Network : 2.4 GHz x 3, 5 GHz x 3
VPN server : IPSec Pass-Through, PPTP Pass-Through, L2TP Pass-Through, PPTP Server, OpenVPN Server
VPN client : PPTP client, L2TP client, OpenVPN client
Enhanced media server (AiPlayer app compatible)
- Image : Jpeg
- Audio : mp3, wma, wav, pcm, mp4, lpcm, ogg
- Video : asf, avi, divx, mpeg, mpg, ts, vob, wmv, mkv, mov
AiCloud personal cloud service
3G/4G data sharing
Printer Server
- Multifunctional printer support (Windows only)
- LPR protocol support
Download Master
- Support bt, nzb, http, ed2k
- Support encryption, DHT, PEX and magnet link
- Upload and download bandwidth control
- Download scheduling
AiDisk file server
- Samba and FTP server with account management
Dual WAN
IPTV support
Button
WPS Button, Reset Button, Power Button
LED Indicator
Power x 1
LAN x 4
WAN x 1
Wi-Fi x 2
USB x 1
Power Supply
AC Input : 110V~240V(50~60Hz)
DC Output : 19 V with max. 1.58 A current
OS Support
Windows® 10
Windows® 8.1
Windows® 8 , 32bit/64bit
Windows® 7 , 32bit/64bit
Windows® Vista , 32bit/64bit
Windows® XP , 32bit/64bit
Mac OS X
Linux
Dimensions
207 x 148.8 x 35.5 ~ mm (WxDxH) g
Weight
Package Content
RT-AC66U Dual Band 3x3 802.11AC Gigibit Router
Router stand
RJ-45 cable
Support CD (User manual and utility software)
Power adapter
Quick start guide
Warranty card
Operation mode
Wireless router mode
Range extender mode
Access point mode
Media bridge mode