Ranked NO.1 for speed and range among AC1200 wireless routers on leading networking site SmallNetBuilder.com*, the ASUS RT-AC56U delivers incredibly fast two by two wireless data throughput available today for up to 1167 Mbps of concurrent dual-band speed on the latest generation of wireless connectivity—802.11ac. Built with a dual-core 800MHz processor and featuring 256MB of onboard DDR3 memory, flawlessly perform multiple bandwidth-intensive tasks like 4K video streaming, online gaming, and more all at once.
* Result recorded on Oct. 2nd, 2013, SmallNetBuilder.com
World’s Fastest Wi-Fi
5th generation Wi-Fi 802.11ac on the RT-AC56U delivers up
to an impressive 867 Mbps at 5 GHz—3 times faster than
previous generation wireless-N speeds found on most
wireless products today. Smartphones, notebooks, and
desktop PCs that are 802.11ac-enabled paired with the
RT-AC56U, will redefine your expectations letting you
connect more devices to it with enhanced stability and speeds.
Speed with Compatibility
While the 802.11ac wireless gives you
the latest and greatest connectivity,
the RT-AC56U still lets you connect to
current and previous generation
wireless devices on both the 2.4 GHz
and 5 GHz bands. So no matter the
device or the task, you’re assured
reliable compatibility with incredible
wireless speed.
Improved Wi-Fi Performance
ASUS AiRadar intelligently strengthens
wireless connectivity using 802.11ac
beam forming technology, high power
amplification, and exclusive ASUS RF
fine-tuning. This ensures extended
coverage, dynamic data speed increases,
and enhanced stability.
Share and Store with More Speed
USB 3.0 features data transfer speeds
up to ten times faster than USB 2.0 for
quicker access to connected external
drives and devices. Built with two USB
ports, connect a combination of USB
drives, 3G/4G dongles, and printers at
Your World on Demand
ASUS AiCloud is a free online cloud service
that turns your home network into your own
personal cloud. With the AiCloud Android
and Apple apps or from any PC that has an
internet connection, access, stream, sync,
and share all your files from home to
wherever you want with ease.
Learn more
3-step Easy Setup and Customization
Simply connect the RT-AC56U to your modem, open
a Web browser to a wirelessly-connected PC,
smartphone, or tablet, and complete the setup wizard
to effortlessly setup your network. With the ASUSWRT
user interface, optimize your network for you by setting
up guest accounts, prioritizing bandwidth to specific
online tasks, creating parental settings, and more.
  Processor Dual-core Cortex-A9 800MHz 4000 DMIPS  
  Interface Type 1 x Gigabit WAN port
4 x Gigabit LAN ports
1 x USB 3.0 1 x USB 2.0
for 3G / 4G sharing, HDD sharing, SAMBA, FTP server & printer server
  Antenna 4 x DockOn high-efficiency compound CPL antenna
(2.4 GHz x 2 and 5 GHz x 2)
  Memory 128MB Flash / 256MB DDRIII RAM  
  Operating Frequency 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz (concurrent)  
  Data Rate 802.11b: Up to 11 Mbps
802.11g: Up to 54 Mbps
802.11n: Up to 300 Mbps
802.11ac: Up to 867 Mbps*
*Quoted network speeds and bandwidth based on current IEEE 802.11ac specifications. Actual performance may be affected by network and service provider factors, interface type, and other conditions. Connected devices must be 802.11ac-compatible for best results.
  Output Power 2.4 GHz: 22dBm (802.11b), 19~22dBm (802.11g/ 802.11n)
5 GHz: 18~21dBm (802.11a/ 802.11n)
*According to regulations of different areas, output power may be variously adjusted.
  Buttons WPS Button, Wi-Fi on/off button  
  Support OS Windows XP/ Vista/ Win7/ Win8
Mac 10.4/10.5/10.6/ 10.7
  Encryption 64/128-bit WEP, WPA/WPA2-TKIP/AES, WPA/WPA2-PSK  
  Physical Specifications Dimensions : 147mm x 205mm x 66mm / 5.8 x 8.1 x 2.6-inches
Weight : 406g / 0.9lbs


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* Based on maximum speeds in 5GHz transmission, with one DVD equaling 4.7GB

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