RT-AX86 Series(RT-AX86U/RT-AX86S)

RT-AX86 Series(RT-AX86U/RT-AX86S)

Model Name

RT-AX86S
RT-AX86U

Network Standard

IEEE 802.11a
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11g
WiFi 4 (802.11n)
WiFi 5 (802.11ac)
WiFi 6 (802.11ax)
IPv4
IPv6

Product Segment

AX5700 ultimate AX performance : 861+4804Mbps

AX technology

Yes

Data Rate

802.11a : up to 54 Mbps
802.11b : up to 11 Mbps
802.11g : up to 54 Mbps
WiFi 4 (802.11n) : up to 450 Mbps
WiFi 4 (802.11n) (1024QAM) : up to 750 Mbps
WiFi 5 (802.11ac) (1024QAM) : up to 4333 Mbps
WiFi 6 (802.11ax) (2.4GHz) : up to 861 Mbps
WiFi 6 (802.11ax) (5GHz) : up to 4804 Mbps

Antenna

External antenna x 3
Internal PCB antenna x 1

Transmit/Receive

2.4GHz 3x3
5GHz 4x4

Processor

RT-AX86U:1.8GHz quad-core processor
RT-AX86S:1.8GHz dual- core processor

Memory

RT-AX86U: 256 MB Flash
1 GB RAM
RT-AX86S: 256MB Flash
512MB RAM

Boosts speed

OFDMA (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access)
Beamforming: standard-based and universal
1024-QAM high data rate
20/40/80/160 MHz bandwidth

Operating Frequency

2.4 GHz / 5 GHz

Ports

RT-AX86U:
RJ45 for 10/100/1000 BaseT for WAN x 1
RJ45 for 10/100/1000 BaseT for LAN x 4
Five (5) 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports + one (1)
2.5G/1Gbps multi-Gig port (configurable)
-- LAN: 4xGbE (2x port aggregation LAN)
-- WAN: 1 GbE
-- WAN/LAN: 2.5G/1Gbps multi-Gig port (configurable)
-- Multi-Gig: Ability to aggregate two Gigabit LAN ports and two Gigabit WAN ports (configurable) concurrently.
USB 3.2 Gen 1 x 2

RT-AX86S:
RJ45 for 10/100/1000 BaseT for WAN x 1
RJ45 for 10/100/1000 BaseT for LAN x 4
Five (5) 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports
-- LAN: 4xGbE (2x port aggregation LAN)
-- WAN: 1 GbE
-- Multi-Gig: Ability to aggregate two Gigabit LAN ports and two Gigabit WAN ports (configurable) concurrently.
USB 3.2 Gen1 x1, 2.0 x1

Button

WPS Button, Reset Button, Power Switch, LED on/off Button

LED Indicator

RT-AX86U:
Power x 1
2.4GHz x 1
5GHz x 1
2.5G Port x 1
WAN x 1
LAN x 4
WPS x 1
RT-AX86S:
Power x 1
2.4GHz x 1
5GHz x 1
WAN x 1
LAN x 4
WPS x 1
USB x 1

Power Supply

RT-AX86U : 19 V with max. 2.37 A current / 19.5 V with max. 2.31 A current
RT-AX86S : 12 V with max.3 A current / 19.5 V with max. 2.31 A current

Package content

RT-AX86U:

RT-AX86U WiFi router
RJ-45 cable
Power adapter
Quick Start Guide
Warranty card

RT-AX86S:

RT-AX86S WiFi router
RJ-45 cable
Power adapter
Quick Start Guide
Warranty card

Product Weight (g)

814.5 g

AiMesh

AiMesh
Primary AiMesh router
AiMesh node

Router APP

ASUS Router APP

Game

Game Boost / Acceleration

Alexa

Support Alexa skill

AiProtection

AiProtection Pro
AiProtection
Malicious site blocking
Two-Way IPS
Infected Device Prevention and Blocking

Parental Control

Parental Control
Parental Control Customized Internet schedule

Traffic Control

Adaptive QoS
Bandwidth Monitor
Bandwidth limiter
Maximum Bandwidth limiter rule : 32
Traditional QoS
Maximum Traditional QoS rule : 32
Traffic Monitor
Real-time traffic monitor
Wired Traffic Monitor
Wireless Traffic Monitor
Traffic Analyzer
Traffic analysis period : Daily, Weekly, Monthly
Website history

Wireless

IPv6
Wi-Fi Encryption : WPA3-Personal, WPA2-Personal, WPA-Personal, WPA-Enterprise , WPA2-Enterprise , WPS support
UTF-8 SSID
Guest Network
Maximum Guest Network rule : 2.4GHz x3, 5GHz x3
Guest Network Connection time limit
WPS
WiFi MAC address filter
Maximum MAC filters : 64
Wireless scheduler
Airtime fairness
RADIUS Server
Universal beamforming
Explicit beamforming

WAN

Internet connection Type : PPPoE, PPTP, L2TP, Automatic IP, Static IP
Dual WAN
WAN Aggregation
3G/4G LTE dongle
Android tethering
Port forwarding
Maximum port forwarding rule : 64
Port triggering
Maximum port triggering rule : 32
DMZ
DDNS
NAT Passthrough : PPTP Pass-Through, L2TP Pass-Through, IPSec Pass-Through, RTSP Pass-Through, H.323 Pass-Through, PPPoE relay
Safe browsing
DNS-over-TLS

LAN

DHCP Server
IPTV
LAN Link Aggregation
Manually assign IP address
Maximum manually assign IP address rule : 64

VPN

VPN Client L2TP
VPN Client OVPN
VPN Client PPTP
VPN Client WireGuard
VPN Server IPSec
VPN Server OVPN
VPN Server PPTP
VPN Server WireGuard
VPN Fusion

USB application

File System : HFS+, NTFS, vFAT, ext2, ext3, ext4
3G/4G LTE dongle
HDD hibernation
Safely Remove disk
AiCloud
Download master
AiDisk
Media Server
Time Machine
Samba Server
FTP Server
Shared Folder privileges

Administration

Operating mode : Wireless router mode,Access point mode,Media bridge mode,Repeater mode,AiMesh node mode
Operating system : ASUSWRT
Free OS upgrade
Firewall
Maximum Firewall keyword filter : 64
Maximum Firewall network service filter : 32
Maximum Firewall URL filter : 64
SSH
Wake on LAN (WOL)
Configuration backup and restore
Diagnosis tools
Feedback system
System log
New Device Connect Notification
Login Captcha
Connection Diagnosis
Security Scan
Auto Firmware Update