RT-AC66W

    RT-AC66W

    Upgrade to the Next Generation

    • 5th generation 802.11ac chipset gives you concurrent dual-band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz for up to super-fast 1.75 Gbps
    • ASUS AiCloud service: Access, stream, share, sync – all on the go with unlimited storage expansion!
    • Gigabit Ethernet ports for fast, reliable internet performance
    • AiRadar with 802.11ac beamforming and detachable high-powered antennas optimize wireless coverage
    • Enjoy the ASUSWRT dashboard UI for 3 steps easy setup, signal monitoring, and network application control
    • Download Master for wireless data storage and access to your router-connected USB storage devices
    • File sharing, printer sharing, and 3G/4G sharing via two multi-functional built-in USB ports
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      Consistently Praised for Networking Excellence!

      “Highest Customer Satisfaction with Wireless Routers in the U.S”- J.D. Power*
      ASUS achieved the highest scores in 6 study factors: Reliability, Wi-Fi range, Security, Capabilities, Speed of upload/download file, Restore connection easily, and Variety of features. >>Learn more.

      Readers’ Choice, 5 Years Running! (2012-2016)
      “With a Readers' Choice Award win every year since 2012, Asus seems to make a different router for every budget and need. Respondents continue to be very satisfied with what the company has to offer.” – PC Magazine >>Learn more.

      The Most Consumer Recommended Router Maker of 2015!– PC Magazine
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      Upgrade to the Next Generation

      The amazing ASUS RT-AC66W dual-band AC1750 wireless gigabit router is now available in a glorious white edition – RT-AC66W. Its combined total bandwidth is up to 1750Mbps, utilizing a Broadcom 802.11ac Wi-Fi controller working in both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands. The 5GHz band supports up to 1300Mbps, exceeding current Gigabit wired transmission speeds and 3X faster than 802.11n. The RT-AC66W offers smooth lag-resistant multitasking and super-fast streaming, while ASUS AiRadar intelligently strengthens wireless connections via powerful amplification, offering future-proof optimized performance.

      AiCloud offers a unified app for iOS and Android devices that turns the RT-AC66W into a personal cloud server, with easy connectivity to Windows PC, Mac, Linux machines, and all USB storage. Each account can sync with other AiCloud clients and public cloud products directly. All your content, files, and data can be accessed, synced, shared, and managed from almost any device – smartphones to desktops – wherever and whenever you’re online.

      Whether you’re a tech-savvy enthusiast or a first-time user, the RT-AC66W is exceptionally easy to use with CD-free Quick Installation Setup (QIS) that lets you plug-n-surf right out of the box and connect PCs, smartphones, tablets, and other wireless devices quickly. Thanks to its refined interface tools, you get control like never before, letting you monitor signal strength, setup parental settings, and other useful functions in a robust yet intuitive way.

      Designed for Class-Leading Speed and Range

      With the latest in networking technology, the RT-AC66W delivers exceptionally fast wired and wireless connectivity. ASUS builds this flagship router with the highest-grade components, offering you the best quality to enable stable connectivity and convenient expandability. The router uses powerful detachable Wi-Fi antennas to further extend wireless range.


      Super-fast AC Wi-Fi with TurboQAM™ Wi-Fi acceleration

      Powered by 5th generation Wi-Fi (5G Wi-Fi), the new 802.11ac Broadcom chipset gives the RT-AC66W superfast Gigabit wireless speeds. Compared with current 802.11n, the RT-AC66W delivers up to 1.3Gbps at 5 GHz, which is 3X faster than 802.11n! 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.




      Enhanced signal range and stability

      ASUS AiRadar intelligently strengthens wireless connectivity using 802.11ac and universal beamforming technology, high power amplification, and exclusive ASUS RF fine-tuning. This ensures extended coverage, dynamic data speed increases, and enhanced stability.




      Dual-band connectivity for compatibility and performance

      Delivering 2.4GHz and 5GHz concurrent bands at up to 300Mbps and 433Mbps, respectively, RT-AC66W has a total combined bandwidth of up to 733Mbps. Perform basic tasks like Web browsing and file downloading on the 2.4GHz band, while simultaneously allowing multiple devices to stream in Full HD or support online gaming and other bandwidth-demanding applications smoothly on the clearer 5GHz band.







      Multi-function twin USB ports

      With effortless connectivity to a range of devices and FTP, SAMBA and media server all supported, sharing and networking become easier than ever. Plus, the RT-AC66W can continue downloading FTTP, FTP and BitTorrent file to the USB disk all day even when your PC is turned off. Additionally, the twin USB ports allow the router to offer printer and file server functions, so you enjoy simultaneous wireless printing, scanning and file sharing via the comfort of standardized USB.

      Robust control and optimization with ASUSWRT

      With the ASUSWRT dashboard UI, setup, monitor, and control network applications all in one intuitive area. On top of 30-second setup,multi-device detection, and flexible settings that make the most of your network performance, it’s been upgraded with quick scanning of USB storage connected to routers to verify data integrity and drive health. Dual WAN enables having two connections/ISPs on one router, with load balance and failover mode for added stability and redundancy to ensure uninterrupted internet access.

      Do you game a lot, or spend most of your time streaming videos? Whatever your planned use is, the RT-AC66W 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. Try our ASUSWRT

      Easy 3-step setup

      Use your smartphone, tablet, or PC to effortlessly set up your ASUS router in less than 30 seconds and in only 3 easy steps1. Simply connect the cables to the router, open a Web browser, and follow the setup wizard to get you to the internet in no time.


      Step1: Open web browser.

      Step2: Enter ID/Password.

      Step3: Done!
      * ASUS-tested and verified setup time. Actual duration may vary by ISP, specific connection type, location, and other factors.

      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 service* 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! Learn more.

      * Works with select Web storage services only.

      Powerful online multitasking with 300,000 data sessions

      Support for a massive data pipeline of up to 300,000 data sessions means the RT-AC66W has around 20 times the networking capacity of conventional routers for exceptionally smooth performance.

      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, PS4, 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 and client for encrypted remote connection

      With the virtual private network (VPN) server and VPN client, you can access your home network remotely or surf the internet with encryption, no need for paid VPN services or a dedicated VPN server.


      Dedicated Wi-Fi for your visitors

      Share your internet connection with your guests with no need to share your personal password or network resources. ASUS Guest Network supports up to three separate guest networks for each band, each with its own usage limits and password. Guests cannot access your primary network or any other connected devices.

      Keep Up to Date!

      Remember to always keep your device’s firmware up to date so you can benefit from the very latest service and security enhancements — and get exciting new features! Learn more about updating new firmware.

      * ASUS received the highest numerical score among wireless routers in the J.D. Power 2015 Wireless Router Satisfaction Report, based on 2,716 responses from 8 companies measuring satisfaction with wireless routers surveyed November-December 2015. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com