*Image may differ with actual product's layout, color, size & dimension. No claim will be accepted for image mismatch.
Product Id: 29.01.006.13
Quick OverviewAsus RT-AC66U Dual-Band 1750Mbps Wireless Router
Interface & Ports
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.
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 ASUS RT-AC66U combines the speed of 802.11ac wireless with a Reddot 2012 design award-winning look. It offers the fastest 5th generation Wi-Fi via 5GHz transmission, verified by SmallNetBuilder.com. The US edition of PC World named it the leading 802.11ac router, and its superior performance in enabling all-new networking experiences has also been on the receiving end of accolades from Germany’s C’T Magazine.
“For a long-distance test through flooring and walls, Asus’s stability here is outstanding.”
“Only Asus manages nearly flawless reliability.”
“The company simply out-engineered its competition and came up with a best-in-class feature set.”
- Tom’s Hardware, January 2013
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.
*Based on theoretical maximum speeds in 5GHz transmission, with one DVD equaling 4.7GB
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. Learn More
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.
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.
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.
Smart auto-detection design makes it possible for you to go from first plugging in the RT-AC66U to setup completion in under 30 seconds! Compared to the lengthy installs and hassles of other routers, this development from ASUS offers a true wonder of ease of use, and puts the most extreme networking speeds within your reach quicker than ever before.
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.
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.
Featuring connectivity to FTPs, SAMBA, UPnP AV servers, and DLNA devices, 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.
Download Master and DLNA server compatibility let you download and play multimedia files stored on router-attached USB storage on DLNA-enabled devices such as PC, pad, PS3, Xbox, and smart TV. Download Master can also download files while your PC is turned off, and allows you to manage and monitor download status remotely.
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.
The RT-AC66U supports up to three wireless networks over the 2.4GHz band and three over the 5GHz band, so you can set up usage times and limit access with advanced controls, including parental settings.
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.
Being wall-mountable, the RT-AC66U fits nearly in any space in the home or office.
Brand - Asus, Model - Asus RT-AC66U, Router Type - Wireless & Ethernet, WiFi Network Standards - IEEE 802.11b,g,n,a,ac, IEEE 802.3u, IPv4, IPv6, LAN Network Standard - 10/100/1000, WAN Newtork Standard - 10/100/1000, Data Transfer Rates (WiFi) - 1750 Mbps (1300 + 450), Data Transfer Rate (Lan) - 1000 Mbps, Interface - 1 x RJ45 WAN & 4 x RJ45 LAN, 2 x USB2.0, Number of WAN Port - 1, Number of LAN Port - 4, USB Interface - 2 x USB2.0, USB Interface Application - Shares local printers, files & media, Antena (Type & Qty) - 3 x Detachable antenna, Operating Frequency - 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz, Security Protocols - 64-bit WEP, 128-bit WEP, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPA-Enterprise , WPA2-Enterprise, Firewall Protoccols - SPI intrusion detection, DoS protection, Band - Dual, RAM - 256 MB, Storage - 128 MB, OS - Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10, Vista, XP, Mac OS X, Linux, WiFi Coverage (Approximate) - Up to 4000 sq. ft., Number of Concurrent User - Up to 50 User connections (25 in 2.4GHz & 25 in 5GHz), 3G/4G - Yes, Mesh Technology - No, MIMO Technology - Yes, VPN Support - Yes/ IPSec, PPTP, L2TP Pass-Through, PPTP, OpenVPN server, Built in Antivirus - No, Wall Moutable - Yes, Best For - Large home, Print Compatible - Yes, Button - WPS, Reset, Power, Dimension( Wx Dx H mm) - 207 x 148.8 x 35.5mm, Speciality - Airtime Fairness, SmartQoS, Parental Control, Guest Network, VPN server, VPN client, Enhanced media server (AiPlayer app compatible), AiCloud personal cloud service, 3G/4G data sharing, Printer Server, AiDisk file server, Dual WAN, IPTV support, Wireless router mode, Range extender mode, Access point mode, Media bridge mode, Others - Coverage: Large homes, Memory: 128MB Flash, 256MB RAM, Operating Frequency: 2.4GHz / 5GHz, Management: UPnP, IGMP v1/v2/v3, DNS Proxy, DHCP, NTP Client, DDNS, Port Trigger, Virtual Server, DMZ, Universal Repeater, System Event Log, Button: WPS Button, Reset Button, Power Button, OS Supported: Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10, Vista, XP, Mac OS X, Linux, Dimensions: 207 x 148.8 x 35.5mm, Weight: 450gm,, Warranty - 2 years, Part/Model Number - RT-AC66U, Country of Origin - Taiwan, Made in/ Assemble - China