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“No brand is more likely to be recommended than ASUS. The company receives excellent marks for their ease of setup and reliability.”– PC Magazine >>Learn more.
Recommended Excellence Award for Best Router Brand, PC Pro Technology Excellence Awards 2016.
The Most Consumer Recommended Router Maker of 2015!– PC Magazine
Powered by 5th generation Wi-Fi (5G Wi-Fi), the new 802.11ac chipset gives the RT-AC1200HP faster wireless speeds than N technology. At 2.4 GHz, it reaches 300 Mbps, while on the 5GHz band it blazes to 867 Mbps. 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 to expand you connectivity now and in the future.
Delivering 2.4GHz and 5GHz concurrent bands at up to 300Mbps and 867Mbhpps, respectively, RT-AC1200HP has a total combined bandwidth of up to 1167Mbps. 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.
Load Balance can increase your internet bandwidth. If you have two internet connections (from DSL, cable or 3G/4G wireless adapter), you can load balance them to provide more bandwidth to the devices on your home or office network. This can be very useful for downloading torrents and playing online games at the same time. Fail over can provide backup internet connectivity. If the primary internet connection goes offline, the second connection automatically takes over the control of the network. This can make sure your transmission is always on connection status and good for playing online game.
Powerful two-way transmission improves Wi-Fi range by 150% compared generic routers, ensuring far-reaching coverage. The unique design of RT-AC1200HP means a connection you can always rely on.
With built-in USB port, connect external storage, printers, and other devices to RT-AC1200HP and share them throughout your network at once.
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.
Easily set up a VPN server
to browse the web and access data with MPPE encryption— no
matter where you are.
In your increasingly mobile-enabled life, having control over your network via an app is more important than ever. The new ASUS Router App is built from the ground-up to be both intuitive and robust, allowing you to setup your router, manage network traffic, diagnose connection issues and even update firmware, all without needing to boot up a PC.
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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.
Support for a massive data pipeline of up to 300,000 data sessions means the RT-AC1200HP has around 20 times the networking capacity of conventional routers for exceptionally smooth performance.
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.
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, each with its own usage limits and password. Guests cannot access your primary network or any other connected devices.
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