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          Asus 802.11ac Dual-Band Wireless-AC1200 Gigabit Router

          More From: Asus
          Item #: 15915385
          Mfr. Part#: RT-AC56U
          Availability: In Stock
          Est. Ship: Ships Today

          • Supports IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11d, IEEE 802.11i, IEEE 802.11e, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IPv4, IPv6 Networking
          • Data Transfer Speeds up to 867Mbps

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          The ASUS RT-AC56U leads the way in next generation routers, offering dual-band Gigabit wireless with all-new 802.11ac Wi-Fi. Its powerful dual-core CPU and 256MB DDR3 RAM provide the best performance in both 2.4GHz and 5GHz. The 5GHz band works at up to 867Mbps, while the 2.4GHz frequency tops 300Mbps, serving an incredible combined bandwidth of 1167Mbps. That's three times the speed of standard 2x2 wireless-N routers. Plus, a USB 3.0 port means data transfers at up to ten times the speed of USB 2.0, and the RT-AC56U comes dressed up in the classy black diamond design. Together with USB 3.0, the ASUS AiCloud app makes cloud access anywhere easy. This smart mobile application expands seamless ASUS cloud experiences to Android and iOS devices, so you can quickly access, sync, stream, and share content. The exclusive ASUSWRT interface delivers 30-second setup, multiple SSIDs, and IPv6 support to further enhance networking, while USB 3.0/USB 2.0 ports 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
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          Compatibility Notes 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-AC56U superfast Gigabit wireless speeds. Compared with current 802.11n, the RT-AC56U delivers up to 867Mbps at 5GHz, which is 3X faster than previous 802.11n 2x2 router. 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.

          AiRadar improves Wi-Fi performance:
          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.

          ASUS AiCloud – Your world on demand:
          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.

          Dual-Band Connectivity for Lag-Free Entertainment:
          Delivering 2.4GHz and 5GHz concurrent bands at up to 300Mbps and 867Mbps, respectively, the RT-AC56U has a total speed of up to 1167Mbps, 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-AC56U, 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-AC56U 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.

          ASUSWRT - 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.

          Do you game a lot, or spend most of your time streaming videos? Whatever your planned use is, the RT-AC56U 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.

          Highest USB speeds and double the connectivity for easier sharing:
          SuperSpeed USB 3.0 features data transfers up 10X faster than USB 2.0, which is also included. Two USB ports make the RT-AC56U perfect for file, multimedia, and 3G/4G sharing, while ASUS AiDisk offers remote access and a wide range of compatible devices content streaming.

          Download and Stream Anywhere:
          Download Master and enhanced media server let you download and play multimedia files stored on router-attached USB storage on a wide range of compatible 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.

          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.

          Discrete and Secure Wi-Fi Networks via Guest Access:
          The RT-AC56U 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.

          Powerful Online Multitasking with 300,000 Data Sessions:
          Support for a massive data pipeline of up to 300,000 data sessions means the RT-AC56U has around 20 times the networking capacity of conventional routers for exceptionally smooth performance.
          Contents router, RJ-45 cable, power adapter, CD, documentation
          Color Black
          RAM (installed) 256 MB
          Data Transfer Rate 867 Mbps
          Ports/Connectors (1) RJ-45 LAN
          (1) USB 2.0
          (1) USB 3.0
          Power Notes Supply: 110-240VAC, 50/60Hz
          Networking Protocol IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11d, IEEE 802.11e, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11i, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IPv4, IPv6
          Remote Management Protocol HTTP
          Transport Protocol DHCP, IPSec, L2TP, NTP, PPPoE, PPTP
          Returns Policy This product is subject to our return policy. Please see our complete return policy for details.
          System Requirements OS Support:
          Windows 8
          Windows 7
          Windows Vista
          Windows 2000
          Windows ME
          Windows XP
          Windows Server 2003
          Windows Server 2008
          Mac OS X
          Mac OS X 10.1
          Mac OS X 10.4
          Mac OS X 10.5
          Mac OS X 10.6
          Mac OS X 10.7
          Mac OS X 10.8
          Linux Kernel (Support Ubuntu only)
          UNSPSC 43222609
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          10/1/2016 and 10/31/2016
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