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Asus RT-AC87U

details: Wireless AC2400 Dual-band Gigabit Router
hardware type: Wireless Router
date added: 2014-08-25
updated: 2015-01-30
RT-AC87U delivers wireless speeds of up to 1734Mbit/s at 5GHz - even faster than tri-band 3x3 routers - plus class-leading concurrent 600Mbit/s speeds at 2.4GHz for an amazing total bandwidth of 2334Mbit/s.

With a separate high-gain antenna for each of the four spatial data streams, this router gives you true 4x4 multi-user MIMO (MU-MIMO) wireless performance that delivers top performance for all your wireless devices, even those using older Wi-Fi standards. MU-MIMO greatly increases the efficiency of the Wi-Fi network, mitigating potential bottlenecks as more devices are connected to the access point.

RT-AC87U comes with a dedicated Gigabit WAN port, five 1000Mbit/s Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports (one of which can be used as a second WAN port), and hardware-accelerated NAT.

Configure a VPN server or turn your network-connected devices into VPN-enabled clients - with PPTP and OpenVPN protocol support - with no need for paid VPN services or a dedicated VPN server.


Note: RT-AC87U and RT-AC87R are the exact same router. The only difference is that the "R" stands for "reseller" (e.g. sold through reseller stores like Best Buy), while "U" stands for "universal" (e.g. sold by any online retailer)
 
 
 
 RT-AC87U Features
 General
 SG Editor's Choice: yes
MU-MIMO
 Availability: currently available
 List price: $279
 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
one of the USB ports is USB 3.0, for printers, storage devices and 3G USB modems
 USB port type: USB 2.0
 Router
 NAT routing: yes
 Multihomed: yes
 Port forwarding: yes
 Port triggering: yes
 DHCP server: yes
 DHCP client: yes
 Dynamic DNS client: yes
 UPnP: yes
 Routing Protocols: IGMP Multicast (RFC 1112)
 Wireless
 Maximum Wireless Speed: 2350 Mbps (1743ac+600n)
 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)
Wireless MAC Address filtering
SSID Broadcast disable
 WiFi modes: Access point
Wireless bridge (PtP)
Repeater mode
 external antenna(s): 4
 Multiple SSID: 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 client: yes
 L2TP passthrough: yes
  PPTP
 PPTP server: yes
 PPTP client: 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
 IPv6 support: yes
 NTP client: yes
 Print Server: yes
 Links
 Product page: http://www.asus.com/Networking/RTAC87U/
 Manual: http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/wireles...
 Quick Install Guide: http://dlcdnet.asus.com/pub/ASUS/wireles...

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