Two Devices in One – ADSL Modem and Wi-Fi Router
The ASUS DSL-N16U ADSL wireless modem router is stylish, truly multi-functional, and has outsanding performance. It can connect to the internet using either the Ethernet or DLS WAN (Wide Area Network) ports, allowing customers to use it as a either a modem router or a standalone router.
Equipped with powerful hardware NAT acceleration and built-in Gigabit Ethernet, the DSL-N16U gives you full Gigabit internet performance, with a WAN-to-LAN throughput performance of over 900 Mbps.
Two USB 2.0 ports allow the DSL-N16U to share printers and scanners over a network, and it can also operate as high-speed NAS (Network Attached Storage) device when external storage is connected.
The ASUSWRT interface allows quick setup and simplified network management, while the DSL-N16U also includes AiCloud, the exclusive ASUS cloud computing app.
Two WAN ports for DSL and Ethernet offer double the choice
The DSL-N16U has two WAN (Wide Area Network) ports, allowing it to be used as a standalone router when not operating as a ADSL modem router. You can choose which mode suits your needs at any time, reducing cost and clutter by not having to buy separate power-consuming devices. Whether for a basic home setup or a full wireless network, this dual-WAN design gives you total flexibility .
Enhanced signal range and stability
ASUS AiRadar intelligently improves wireless connections using beamforming technology, high power amplification, and exclusive ASUS RF fine-tuning. This ensures extended coverage, dynamic data speed increases, and enhanced stability.
Gigabit Internet browsing with hardware NAT
Equipped with a powerful hardware NAT acceleration engine and built-in Gigabit Ethernet, the DSL-N16U gives you full Gigabit performance. Its WAN-to-LAN throughput performance is over 900 Mbps, which is more than 4.5 times that of traditional software-based NAT Gigabit routers. This reduces the possibility of bottlenecks on fast internet connections.
Add external storage, printers, and other devices to your network
Two USB ports make the DSL-N16U perfect for file, multimedia, and printer sharing, while ASUS AiDisk offers remote access and content streaming on a wide range of compatible devices.
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.
Robust control and optimization with ASUSWRT
With the ASUSWRT Dashboard, setup, monitoring, and control of network applications are all found in one intuitive user interface. As well as 30-second setup, multi-device detection, and flexible settings that make the most of your network performance, ASUSWRT has been upgraded with special DSL tools that show the signal-to-noise ratio in dB, allowing you to check stability of the DSL connection. The DSL traffic monitor shows the incoming and outgoing traffic on the WAN, wired and 2.4GHz wireless networks, while DSL Feedback allows you to feedback any comments, suggestions or connection issue directly to a technical support team with DSL logs automatically included.
Do you game a lot, or spend most of your time streaming videos? Whatever your planned use is, the DSL-N16U has Quality of Service (QoS) features that let you select how much bandwidth is prioritized for virtually any task. Try it
Easy 30-second router setup
Use your smartphone, tablet, or PC to effortlessly set up your ASUS router in less than 30 seconds* and in only 3 easy steps. 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.
* ASUS-tested and verified setup time. Actual duration may vary by ISP, specific connection type, location, and other factors.
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.
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.
Better online multitasking at up to 300,000 sessions
Massive online multitasking at up 300,000 concurrent data sessions gives you 20 times the capacity of mainstream routers, allowing for great performance with no slowdown even during heavy traffic sessions. Multiple downloads occur at the same time to create a smoother user experience. More data sessions translate into quicker and buffer-less HD streaming plus lag-free online gaming even while you download content, so you can do more without compromising your online lifestyle.