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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.
NVIDIA Game Stream 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.
World’s Fastest Wi-Fi: 802.11ac
Powered by 5th generation Wi-Fi (5G Wi-Fi), the new 802.11ac Broadcom chipset gives the RT-AC66U superfast Gigabit wireless speeds. Compared with current 802.11n, the RT-AC66U delivers up to 1.3Gbps at 5GHz, which is 3X faster than 802.11n! The upgraded bandwidth has the higher capacity you need to increase Wi-Fi enjoyment at home. With notebooks, desktops, pads, and smartphones now all Wi-Fi-reliant, it’s time to upgrade to the next generation so you can expand you connectivity now and in future.
The one place for all your data – ASUS AiCloud
ASUS AiCloud is a smart and easy mobile application that brings your ASUS cloud experience to iOS and Android. Access, stream, sync, and share all your files on the go from both public and private cloud storage services
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.
3-Step Easy Setup Through Your Pad, Smartphone, or PC
With the RT-AC66U, setup is a breeze. Simply power and connect the router and open a browser on a Wi-Fi-enabled device like a notebook or pad. You will then be taken to a setup page with a prompt to enter the ID/password from your internet provider, and that’s it! Setting up your network is easier than ever.
Powerful Functions and Extra-Easy Management
With the ASUSWRT dashboard UI, you can setup, monitor, and control network applications all in one intuitive area. The whole-new dashboard interface lets you manage all clients and settings via a single graphical interface, and provides 1-click updates.
Optimize Your Network
Do you game a lot, or spend most of your time streaming videos? Whatever your planned use is, the RT-AC66U 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 graphical interface.
Two Multi-Functional Built-In USB ports
Featuring connectivity to FTPs, SAMBA, and UPnP AV servers, the RT-AC66U 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 even without a PC. Additionally, the twin USB ports allow for networked printer and file server connections, so you can perform.
Powerful Online Multitasking with 300,000 Data Sessions
Support for a massive data pipeline of up to 300,000 data sessions means the RT-AC66U has around 20 times the networking capacity of conventional routers for exceptionally smooth performance.
Discrete and Secure Wi-Fi Networks via Guest Access
Share your internet connection with your guests in safety, 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.
VPN Server Enabled
Easily set up a VPN server to browse the web and access data — no matter where you are. Featuring MPPE encryption, your data transmission remains always secure and confidential.
Flexible Installation with Versatile Design
Being wall-mountable, the RT-AC66U fits nearly in any space in the home or office.
|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|
|Data Rate||802.11n : up to 450 Mbps
802.11ac : up to 1300 Mbps
|Antenna||Detachable antenna x 3|
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, Virtual Server, 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
– User definable rules for IP/MAC/Port
– Upload and download bandwidth management
– ACK/SYN/FIN/RST/ICMP with highest priority
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
– Multifunctional printer support (Windows only)
– LPR protocol support
– 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
|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 , 32bit/64bit
Windows® 7 , 32bit/64bit
Windows® Vista , 32bit/64bit
Windows® XP , 32bit/64bit
Mac OS X
|Dimensions||207 x 148.8 x 35.5 ~ mm (WxDxH)|
|Note||***Features, Price and Specifications are subject to change without notice.|