ASUS RT-AX59U AX4200 Dual Band WiFi 6 (802.11ax) AiMesh Router, Free Network Security With AiProtection Pro, Safe Browsing

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AX4200 Dual Band WiFi 6 (802.11ax) AiMesh Router supporting free network security with AiProtection Pro, Safe Browsing, Instant Guard and VPN features, Parental controls, Easy setup, Wall mount

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AiMesh Router supporting free network security with AiProtection Pro, Safe Browsing, Instant Guard and VPN features, Parental controls, Easy setup, Wall mount.

Mastering Your Smart Home

Experience fast and reliable WiFi all around your smart home with the RT-AX59U WiFi 6 router. It is fully backward compatible with previous WiFi standards and devices, so you can stay connected worry-free for all your internet activities.

Designed to Fit Your Style

Whether it’s a home or a café, on a desk or on a wall, all can enjoy the ultra-minimalist design of the RT-AX59U as it optimally blends with a wide variety of home interiors and business environments. The innovative foot stand can also serve as a wall-mount bracket for hassle-free installation.

Powerful WiFi 6 Performance

Enjoy unrivaled wireless performance across your smart home with the RT-AX59U dual band router. The powerful quad-core CPU and the WiFi 6 technology give it up to 4X more capacity for more devices. With support for 160 MHz channel bandwidth*, it delivers 3X** faster speeds and more reliable connectivity for all your high-bandwidth activities. The improved data transmission efficiency also reduces power consumption by up to 7X for better battery life of your devices***.
*160 MHz bandwidth may be unavailable in the 5 GHz band in some regions/countries, due to regulatory restrictions. And to benefit from WiFi 6 router features, compatible WiFi 6 devices are required.
**The data compares speed of 3×3 11ax on 5 GHz 160 MHz bandwidth with 1024QAM modulation to speed of 3×3 11ac on 5 GHz 80 MHz with 256QAM modulation.
***It requires 802.11ax-compatible devices to enjoy the benefits brought by 802.11ax WiFi standard.

Easy Setup and Management

The RT-AX59U takes the pain out of managing your home network. It’s easy to set up and keep an eye on what’s happening, via the intuitive ASUS Router mobile app or the powerful web interface. There’s even more for you to explore, including complete VPN settings, parental control features, visualized connection diagnostics and much more.

Easily Extend Your WiFi Network

With ASUS AiMesh technology, it’s easy to combine multiple AiMesh-compatible ASUS routers to create a whole-home WiFi network with centralized control. You can even use a single SSID for your entire home or office network, with seamless coverage and dead zone elimination!

Subscription-Free Network Security


The ASUS RT-AX59U features AiProtection Pro, powered by Trend Micro™, with automatically updated protection from internet threats for all your connected devices and personal data.


Tired of intrusive ads or inappropriate content on the internet? ASUS Safe Browsing* helps block undesirable content in one tap – no extra apps required! You can simply assign a security filter to your devices and block malicious content, advertisements or even explicit content from search engine results to protect your kids online.
*By using Safe Browsing, you acknowledge and agree that the standard for blocked and filtered content is established by a third-party DNS provider.


Gain insight into your kids’ online activity and customize settings for different age groups with the RT-AX59U’s robust parental controls – with no subscription fee. You can also flexibly schedule internet access with one click, or grant extra online time for your kids to reward their good behavior.


When you are away from home, the ASUS Instant Guard mobile app gives you one-click secure internet access via your router*, thanks to its encrypted VPN tunneling technology. It can even let you easily share this private network connection with your family and friends through a URL link.
*The router must have a public WAN IP address.

VPN Your Way

VPN for Home

Enjoy secure VPN connections to your favorite streaming services or games with the RT-AX59U. Through both the ASUS Router app and the web interface, you can easily manage your VPN connections, including OpenVPN and WireGuard, to meet more of your VPN scenarios. You can also run both a VPN and an ordinary internet connection simultaneously with VPN Fusion, without interfering with the browsing experience of other users.
*VPN service coverage, speeds and quality may vary by regions/countries, internet service providers or VPN service providers.

VPN for Work

For remote workers, the built-in VPN features of the ASUS RT-AX59U provide quick and encrypted connections to corporate networks, without needing to install VPN software on each device.

Versatile Connectivity

In addition to gigabit WAN and LAN ports, the RT-AX59U also comes with two USB ports* for home media servers, easier file sharing, printer sharing and NAS storage. As a bonus, the RT-AX59U can provide backup network access when your internet services are inaccessible. You can set the USB port as a backup WAN by connecting it to a 4G/5G USB modem, or use your Android phone as a mobile hotspot.

What’s in it for you?

  • WiFi for Smart Homes – Ultrafast WiFi 6 router delivering up to 4,200 Mbps speed, with a powerful quad-core CPU for better efficiency to handle more devices
  • Aesthetic and Functional Design – An innovative foot stand for both desktops and wall mount, and the ultra-minimalist design can fit into your home or business environments
  • One-Tap Safe Browsing – Block undesirable content with ASUS Safe Browsing, and protect your kids online by filtering explicit content from search results
  • Subscription-Free Network Security – Protect your home network with AiProtection Pro, powered by Trend Micro™. And when away from home, ASUS Instant Guard gives you a one-click sharable secure VPN
  • Easily Extend Your Network – Simply add any AiMesh-compatible routers for improved WiFi coverage with ASUS AiMesh technology
  • RT-AX59U
Network Standard
  • IEEE 802.11a
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • WiFi 4 (802.11n)
  • WiFi 5 (802.11ac)
  • WiFi 6 (802.11ax)
  • IPv4
  • IPv6
Product Segment
  • AX4200 ultimate AX performance: 574+3603 Mbps
WiFi Data Rate
  • 802.11a : up to 54 Mbps
  • 802.11b : up to 11 Mbps
  • 802.11g : up to 54 Mbps
  • WiFi 4 (802.11n) : up to 450 Mbps
  • WiFi 4 (802.11n) (256QAM) : up to 600 Mbps
  • WiFi 5 (802.11ac) : up to 2600 Mbps
  • WiFi 6 (802.11ax) (2.4GHz) : up to 574 Mbps
  • WiFi 6 (802.11ax) (5GHz) : up to 3603 Mbps
  • Internal antenna x 5
Transmit / Receive
  • MIMO technology
  • 2.4GHz 2x2
  • 5GHz 3x3
  • 2.0GHz quad-core 64bit processor
  • 128 MB Flash
  • 512 MB RAM
Operating Frequency
  • 2.4 GHz
  • 5 GHz
Operating Mode
  • Router(AiMesh router), AiMesh node, Access point, Repeater, Media bridge
I/O Ports
  • RJ45 for Gigabits BaseT for WAN x 1, RJ45 for Gigabits BaseT for LAN x 3
  • USB 3.2 Gen 1 x 1, USB 2.0 x 1
  • WPS Button, Reset Button, Power Switch
LED Indicator
  • Power & Status Combo LED x 1
Power Supply  
  • AC Input : 110V~240V(50~60Hz)
  • DC Output : 12 V with max. 2.5 A current
Package Content
  • RT-AX59U Router
  • RJ-45 cable
  • Power adapter
  • Warranty card
  • Quick start guide
Product Dimensions
  • 131 x 37.5 x 200 mm (WxDxH)
  • AiMesh
  • Primary AiMesh Router
  • AiMesh Node
Parental Control
  • "Allow you to block access to unwanted websites and apps."
  • Safe Browsing
  • Customized Internet Schedule
  • Maximum Parental Control Profile : 64
  • Maximum Parental Control Content Cilter Rule : 64
  • AiProtection
  • WPA3-Personal, WPA2-Personal, WPA-Personal, WPA-
  • Enterprise , WPA2-Enterprise , WPS support
  • WPS
  • Let's Encrypt
  • DNS-over-TLS
  • SSH
  • Security Scan
  • Firewall
  • Maximum Firewall Keyword Filter : 64
  • Maximum Firewall Network Service Filter : 32
  • Maximum Firewall URL Filter : 64
  • Router Security Assessment
  • Malicious Site Blocking
  • Two-Way IPS
  • Infected Device Prevention and Blocking
  • Instant Guard
  • VPN Client L2TP
  • VPN Client Open VPN
  • VPN Client PPTP
  • VPN Client WireGuard
  • VPN Server IPSec
  • VPN Server Open VPN
  • VPN Server PPTP
  • VPN Server WireGuard
  • VPN Fusion
Traffic Control
  • Adaptive QoS
  • Bandwidth Monitor
  • Bandwidth Limiter
  • Maximum Bandwidth Limiter Rule : 32Traditional QoS
  • Maximum Traditional QoS Rule : 32
  • Traffic Monitor
  • Real-time Traffic Monitor
  • Wired Traffic Monitor
  • Wireless Traffic Monitor
  • Traffic Analyzer
  • Traffic Analysis Period : Daily, Weekly, Monthly
  • Website History
  • Internet connection Type : PPPoE, PPTP, L2TP, Automatic
  • IP, Static IP
  • Dual WAN
  • 3G / 4G LTE dongle
  • Port forwarding
  • Maximum Port Forwarding Rule : 64
  • Port triggering
  • Maximum Port Triggering Rule : 32
  • DMZ
  • DDNS
  • NAT Passthrough : PPTP Pass-Through, L2TP Pass-
  • Through, IPSec Pass-Through, RTSP Pass-Through, H.323
  • Pass-Through, SIP Passthrough, PPPoE relay
  • DHCP Server
  • IGMP Snooping
  • IPTV
  • LAN Link Aggregation
  • Manually Assign IP Address
  • Maximum Manually Assign IP Address Rule : 64
  • Wake on LAN (WOL)
  • UTF-8 SSID
  • WiFi MAC Address Filter
  • Maximum MAC Filters : 64
  • Wireless Scheduler
  • Airtime Fairness
  • RADIUS Client
  • Universal Beamforming
  • Explicit Beamforming
USB application
  • File System : HFS+, NTFS, vFAT, ext2, ext3, ext4
  • Safely Remove Disk
  • AiCloud
  • Download Master
  • AiDisk
  • Media Server
  • Samba Server
  • FTP Server Shared Folder Privileges
  • Configuration Backup and Restore
  • Diagnosis tools
  • Feedback System
  • System Log
  • New Device Connect Notification
  • Login Captcha
  • Connection Diagnosis
  • Auto Firmware Update