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Asus RT-AC56U

details: 802.11ac Dual-Band Wireless-AC1200 Gigabit Router
hardware type: Wireless Router
date added: 2013-05-31
updated: 2014-02-22
The ASUS RT-AC56U leads the way in next generation routers, offering dual-band Gigabit wireless with all-new 802.11ac Wi-Fi. The 5GHz band works at up to 867Mbps, while the 2.4GHz frequency tops 300Mbps, serving a combined bandwidth of 1167Mbps.

The ASUSWRT interface delivers 30-second setup, multiple SSIDs, and IPv6 support to further enhance networking, while USB 3.0/USB 2.0 ports (one USB 3.0 and one USB 2.0) instantly turn the RT-AC56U into a file, 3G/4G sharing, enhanced media server, VPN, and printer server for the ultimate in multi-role router functionality.

ASUS AiRadar intelligently strengthens wireless connectivity using 802.11ac beamforming technology, high power amplification, and exclusive ASUS RF fine-tuning. This ensures extended coverage, dynamic data speed increases, and enhanced stability.
 
 
 
 RT-AC56U Features
 General
 SG Editor's Choice: yes
 Availability: currently available
 Street price: $159
 LAN / WAN Connectivity
 WAN ports: 1
two USB ports for 3G USB modem
 WAN port(s) type: 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
 WAN port auto cross-over: yes
 LAN ports: 4
 LAN ports type: 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
 LAN ports auto cross-over: yes
 USB port(s): 2
for printers, storage devices, 3G USB modem
 USB port type: USB 3.0
 Router
 NAT routing: yes
 Multihomed: yes
 DMZ: yes
 Port forwarding: yes
 Port triggering: yes
 DHCP server: yes
 DHCP client: yes
 DNS proxy: yes
 Dynamic DNS client: yes
 UPnP: yes
 Routing Protocols: IGMP Multicast (RFC 1112)
 Wireless
 Maximum Wireless Speed: 1200 Mbps (867ac+300n)
 WiFi standards supported: 802.11a (54 Mbps)
802.11b (11 Mbps)
802.11g (54 Mbps)
802.11n
802.11ac
 Wifi security/authentication: WEP
WPA (TKIP)
WPA2 (AES)
802.1X (EAP-MD5/TLS/TTLS/PEAP)
RADIUS authentication
 WiFi modes: Access point
Repeater mode
 ext antenna(s) removable ?: yes
 WMM (QoS): yes
 WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup): yes
 Dual Band (2.4GHz/5GHz): yes
 Simultaneous Dual Band (2.4GHz/5GHz): yes
 VPN
  IPSec
 IPSec passthrough: yes
  L2TP
 L2TP passthrough: yes
  PPTP
 PPTP server: yes
 PPTP passthrough: yes
 Firewall
 SPI firewall: yes
 DoS / DDoS protection: yes
 Filtering: Domain/URL blocking, IP Address filtering, MAC Address filtering
 Device Management
 Default IP address: 192.168.1.1
 Default admin username: admin
 Default admin password: admin
 Administration: Web-based (LAN)
 Firmware upgradeable: yes
 Event log: yes
 Misc hardware info
 RAM: 256 Mb
 IPv6 support: yes
 NTP client: yes
 Print Server: yes
 Links
 Product page: http://www.asus.com/Networking/RTAC56U/

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