ASUS RT-AC55U Dualband Wireless-AC1200 Gigabit Router

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Summary

ASUS RT-AC55U. Wi-Fi band: Dual-band (2.4 GHz / 5 GHz), Wi-Fi standard: IEEE 802.11ac, WLAN data transfer rate (max): 867 Mbit/s. Ethernet LAN interface type: Gigabit Ethernet, Ethernet LAN data rates: 10,100,1000 Mbit/s, Cabling technology: 10/100/1000Base-T(X). Networking standards: IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n. Security algorithms: 128-bit WEP, 64-bit WEP, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WPS, Firewall security: SPI intrusion detection,DoS protection, VPN support: - IPSec Pass-Through - PPTP Pass-Through - L2TP Pass-Through - PPTP server - OpenVPN server. LED indicators: LAN, Power, USB, WAN, WLAN, WPS

Description

Essential AC upgrade for latest online media enjoyment

ASUS RT-AC55U Dual-band Wireless-AC1200 gigabit router delivers high-speed performance for web streaming up to 4K Ultra HD videos, online gaming with support for latest gen consoles such as Xbox One and PlayStation® 4 and performing other bandwidth-intensive tasks1.

With Smart Quality of Service (QoS), easily prioritize and optimize internet speeds for online gaming, downloading, VoIP and more. Plus, the traffic monitor feature lets you to check your web usage in a clear graphical interface for real-time diagnostics.

Experience the world’s fastest wireless speeds

Powered by the new Qualcomm chipset, RT-AC55U delivers superfast gigabit wireless-AC speeds up to 867 Mbps on the 5 GHz band that’s 3 times faster than standard wireless-N. This high performance wireless lets you enjoy ultra-smooth online gaming, snappier web surfing and other bandwidth-demanding tasks without a wired connection.

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 keeps you connected to your data wherever and whenever you have an internet connection. It links your home network and online Web storage service3 and lets you access it through the AiCloud mobile app on your iOS or Android smartphone or through a personalized URL in a Web browser. Even better, the new Router-to-Router Sync function allows you to synchronize your stuff with storage devices connected to other compatible ASUS routers— it’s as simple as choosing a sync folder. Sharing with friends and family is now easier than ever!

Dual-band connectivity for compatibility and performance

Delivering 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz concurrent bands at up to 300 Mbps and 867 Mbps, respectively, RT-AC55U has a total speed of up to 1167 Mbps, and maintains complete stability. You can perform basic tasks like web browsing and file downloading on the 2.4 GHz band, while simultaneously allowing multiple devices to stream in 4K Ultra HD videos or support online gaming and other bandwidth-demanding applications smoothly on the clearer 5 GHz band.

Add external storage, printers, and other devices to your network

Make RT-AC55U your media and device center. With built-in USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports, connect external storage drives, printers, scanners and many other USB-enabled devices to share with your networked PCs. Having your devices networked, lets you access them easier than ever before. And with USB 3.0, transfer data up to 10 times faster to USB 3.0-enabled storage devices.

Easily select your preferred mode

ASUS routers with EZ Switch give the flexibility of simple router, media bridge or access point mode selection. Router mode is the standard wireless and wired operation, while media bridge mode provides 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection for multiple media devices simultaneously, and access point modes connect with wired routers to instantly add wireless capabilities.

Instantly select router, media bridge, and access point modes with extra-quick settings in the user-friendly interface. No delays and no hassles – whatever your situation, take your pick and get connected.

Robust control and optimization with ASUSWRT

Easy to use and highly intuitive, ASUSWRT dashboard UI offers complete network management. Whether you’re a gamer or HD media enthusiast get improved performance with ASUS Quality of Service (QoS) bandwidth prioritization that optimizes internet speeds for your specified tasks. Plus, the traffic monitor allows you to check your web usage in a clear graphical interface. Along with that, the Download Master feature ensures better network productivity and management. One-click settings enable easy troubleshooting, printer setup and parental controls.

Easy 3-step setup

In less than 30 seconds and in only 3 easy steps, effortlessly set up your ASUS router through the simple user interface to start surfing the internet in record time. Step 1: plug in the necessary cables. Step 2: open your web browser to instantly activate the setup wizard. Step 3: complete the setup wizard setup. And you’re ready to start surfing the web! No CDs, complicated manuals or time-consuming operations. We made setup quick and easy so you can start experiencing the best of the internet with the most innovative router.

Download and stream anywhere

Exclusive Download Master uses a special data acceleration algorithm to increase download speeds to save you time. With USB storage devices connected to the router, downloads can continue uninterrupted in the background even when your PC is turned off for added convenience.

VPN server enabled

Easily set up a VPN server to browse the web and access data — no matter where you are. Featuring PPTP encryption, your data transmission remains always secure and confidential.

Customize and control your network for others

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.

Product Details

Barcode
4716659921561
Department
Electronics
Released
22 Feb 2015
Product Group
Routers
Manufacturer
Brand
ASUS
Product Link
View Product
User Manual
User Manual (8.9 MB)
Ports & interfaces
DC-in jack
Y
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports
4
Weight & Dimensions
Width
207 mm
Height
35.5 mm
Depth
148.8 mm
Weight
495 g
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Yes
Design
LED indicators
LAN,Power,USB,WAN,WLAN,WPS
Ethernet LAN features
Cabling technology
10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Ethernet LAN
Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates
10,100,1000 Mbit/s
Ethernet LAN interface type
Gigabit Ethernet
Management features
Reset button
Yes
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP)
Yes
Web-based management
Yes
Mobile networking
3G
Yes
4G
Yes
Networking
Networking standards
IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
Other features
Bandwidth (first)
2.4 GHz
Bandwidth (second)
5 GHz
Frequency range
2.4 - 5 GHz
Mobile network connection
Yes
USB ports quantity
2
WLAN data transfer rates supported
1,2,5.5,6,9,11,12,18,24,36,48,54,300,867 Mbit/s
Packaging content
AC adapter included
Y
Cables included
AC,LAN (RJ-45)
Manual
Y
Quick start guide
Yes
Power
AC input frequency
50/60 Hz
AC input voltage
110-240 V
Protocols
DHCP client
Yes
Security
Firewall security
SPI intrusion detection,DoS protection
Security algorithms
128-bit WEP,64-bit WEP,WPA-PSK,WPA2-PSK,WPS
VPN support
- IPSec Pass-Through
- PPTP Pass-Through
- L2TP Pass-Through
- PPTP server
- OpenVPN server
- PPTP client
- L2TP client
- OpenVPN client
WAN connection
Ethernet WAN
Yes
Wireless LAN features
Wi-Fi band
Dual-band (2.4 GHz / 5 GHz)
Wi-Fi standard
IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi standards supported
IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
WLAN data transfer rate (max)
867 Mbit/s
Supply Source
South Africa