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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
IEEE 802.11a
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11g
WiFi 4 (802.11n)
WiFi 5 (802.11ac)
IPv4
IPv6
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
WiFi 4 (802.11n) : up to 300 Mbps
WiFi 5 (802.11ac) : up to 867 Mbps
Product Segment
AX5700 ultimate AX performance : 861+4804 Mbps
Antenna
External antenna x 3 Internal PCB antenna x 1
External 5 dBi antenna x 4
AX technology
Yes
Transmit/Receive
2.4GHz 3x3
5GHz 4x4
MIMO technology
2.4GHz 2x2
5GHz-1 2x2
5GHz-2 2x2
Memory
RT-AX86U: 256 MB Flash 1 GB RAM RT-AX86S: 256MB Flash 512MB RAM
16 MB Flash, 128 MB RAM
Operating Frequency
2.4 GHz / 5 GHz
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
RJ45 for 10/100/1000 BaseT for WAN x 1, RJ45 for 10/100/1000 BaseT for LAN x 4 USB 2.0 x 1
Processor
RT-AX86U:1.8GHz quad-core processor RT-AX86S:1.8GHz dual- core processor
Button
WPS Button, Reset Button, Power Switch, LED on/off Button
WPS Button, Reset Button, Power Button
Boosts speed
OFDMA (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access) Beamforming: standard-based and universal 1024-QAM high data rate 20/40/80/160 MHz bandwidth
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 x 1 LAN x 4 Wi-Fi x 2 WAN 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
AC Input : 110V~240V(50~60Hz) DC Output : 12 V with max. 2 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
RT-AC1200G Gigabit Router RJ-45 Cable Power adaptor Quick Start Guide Warranty Card
Product Weight (g)
814.5 g
395 g
Router APP
ASUS Router APP
ASUS Router APP
Parental Control
Parental Control
Parental Control Customized Internet schedule
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
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
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 Client
Universal beamforming
Explicit beamforming
IPv6
Wi-Fi Encryption : Open system, WPA/WPA2-Personal, WPA/WPA2-Enterprise
UTF-8 SSID
Guest Network
Maximum Guest Network rule : 2.4GHz x3, 5GHz x3
Guest Network Connection time limit
Guest Network Encryption : Open system, WPA/WPA2-Personal
WPS
WiFi MAC address filter
Maximum MAC filters : 64
Wireless scheduler
Airtime fairness
RADIUS Client
Universal beamforming
Explicit beamforming
AiMesh
AiMesh
Primary AiMesh router
AiMesh node
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
Internet connection Type : PPPoE, PPTP, L2TP, Automatic IP, Static IP
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, L2TP, IPSec, RTSP, H.323, SIP Passthrough,PPPoE relay
LAN
DHCP Server
IPTV
LAN Link Aggregation
Manually assign IP address
Maximum manually assign IP address rule : 64
DHCP Server
IPTV
Manually assign IP address
Maximum manually assign IP address rule : 64
Game
Game Boost / Acceleration
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
VPN Client L2TP
VPN Client PPTP
VPN Server PPTP
Alexa
Support Alexa skill
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
File System : FAT16, FAT32, NT3G
3G/4G LTE dongle
HDD hibernation
Safely Remove disk
AiDisk
Media Server
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
Operating mode : Accesspoint, Mediabridge, Router
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
AiProtection
AiProtection Pro
AiProtection
Malicious site blocking
Two-Way IPS
Infected Device Prevention and Blocking
    • The actual      transfer speed of USB 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, and/or Type-C will vary depending on many      factors including the processing speed of the host device, file attributes and      other factors related to system configuration and your operating environment.
    • Actual data throughput and WiFi coverage will vary from network conditions and environmental factors, including the volume of network traffic, building material and construction, and network overhead, result in lower actual data throughput and wireless coverage.
    • 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.
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