ASUS RT

Compatible with the DD-WRT custom firmware, you can get rid of the lackluster stock firmware. I have spent countless hours scouring router spec sheets for the max transmission power with no luck. I would have no hesitation recommending this router to a client based upon my experience with it. the kind that wear out instead it uses solid polymer capacitors, which far outlast their electrolytic equivalents. Nearly five hours later, the router dropped this loading page and rebooted. I just happened to try another advertised feature and it was a fail. The firmware update process took my example almost all night to load with constant reboots and resets. For purchases placed between November 1, 2020 and December 24, 2020 you will have until January 31, 2021 to return your product. Pros: Very Nice router for the money very easy to setup and get running with minimal fuss. It did not fit in the area that I normally have these things placed but really just a personal problem and not something to fault them for. I had to format to NTFS before it would mount properly. Pros: Product came nicely packaged with everything you need to get started. may I know also the steps that you have taken to try to fix the router's issue? I had to do a hard reset and try again using a different name and password combination. Especially with all the dangerous non-Microsoft based viruses. Overall Review: I have Cox ultimate Internet, and it whistles in at over 300 Mbps with this router for both wired and wireless AC devices. Too many settings are overwhelming for most people, so this one has a positive on the easy to use setup wizard. 1 86x64 Windows 8 86x64 Windows 7 86x64 Windows Vista 86x64 Windows 2000 86x64 Windows ME Windows XP 86x64 Windows Server 2003 Windows Server 2008 Mac OS X 10. Really takes up a lot of space on my power strips. -1 egg here Asus should kill any products that are lower, if they haven't. Cons: First, it is really a horrible idea to have the WPS button right next to the Wi-Fi off button. Dual usb ports, Including a usb 3. Dual banded for optimal performance and splitting your wireless traffic to avoid over utilization of any one band. The two both that game on the 5 GHZ band well they are teenagers and as such need to have tighter controls. It does not use any cheap electrolytic capacitors. To isolate 2 gaming computers on the 5 GHZ band and run the rest of the wireless on the 2. I tested the unit both as a router and an AP, and both worked with no problems. 1 GHz Dual-core CPU enables smart multitasking by dedicating separate lanes for Wi-Fi and USB data• I can connect laptops and tablets to the Asus router, but nothing would let it get on the internet. I really liked how simple the wizard was, but what good is it if it does not work? This router has no problem keeping up with my 300 Mbps Internet speed, and no problem streaming high-def 1080p video from my HDHomerun Prime. It had lots of details on the box, and the RJ45 cable included was really nice, three well-constructed antennas. Setting up a USB NAS share with this device proved to be relatively easy to understand and do without any trouble. 3 watts for each connected Ethernet Device. This would help me choose what router to use for a specific purpose and coverage requirement. at least wirelessly The Trend Micro malware and virus protections are very welcome at the router firewall level, something that you really MUST have in today's times. Turns out it was a power button! The menu is nice, easy to navigate and find what i am looking for. Router with antennas weighs only 23. Not everyone would try to use this as a range extender, not at the price point it is at. If you are like me, you don't like having to replace routers every few years when they become unstable. Honestly, this router is so robust, there is no way I can write the review on every function, and if I did you would be put to sleep. Having the combination of quality parts, and a power supply that has ample headroom should help ensure that this router has the potential to last a long time. Here is the beauty of this setup, if the boys do get grounded, then all mom has to do is get on her router AP, while at work, and disable the 5ghz band! 28" Without Bezel System Requirements Windows 10 86x64 Windows 8. Connectivity is relatively conveniently laid out on the back of the unit. It was used heavily with roku devices streaming via plex and Netflix. Pros: This thing was packaged beautifully! Long gone are the days of crude and cryptic firmware interfaces. Easily set up and manage your router through either the ASUS Router App or ASUSWRT web-based interface• While everyone else can still use their devices! I feel this is really the minimum that a router should offer for speeds today. It's designed to be put on a shelf or desk. If you want to tweak settings, this is certainly not the router for you! That being said, the newer firmware works as intended see other thoughts for version and most of my review is based on post upgrade. After working on it for over five hours today and trying to research everything I could on it, I give up. That is really wonderful they still support a product that is EOL. So instead of having to unplug it and possibly lose the cord behind your entertainment system, you have that button to power cycle it should you ever need to. If ever you want to call our representatives please check link below for the contact numbers. My laptop auto-negotiated at 144mbps which is about standard wireless N 2. If you have older devices that are only able to use 2. Also not this is the ONLY item I have ever had to return to them. The product its self looks pretty good compared to other on the market and alot better then some of ASUS's other router designs which can only be described is that they look like alien spaceships and not the desired look that consumers want, this on the other hand looks great and fits in to a modern computing environment. ASUS software is not exactly well designed but at least its optional. I took it apart for a bit of quality control and inspection. It has a black anodized aluminum appearance to it, although it's made of plastic. As a normal router, it would probably be a great device. I have been using it for over a week now and have not had any problems. Overall Review: This Router is Stylish. iPad Air 2, iPad Air, Sony Vaio Duo, and my regular PC was used in trying to get this going on both the 2. Cons: I really dont have any cons to say except maybe the price but as I tell a lot of my customers. Has a WPS button, which is common and comes with almost every wireless router these days. It has one large thick aluminum heatsink that runs the entire length of the router to keep everything cool. The router ran for 2 months without a single power cycle or need to be reset. Can we have a detailed information about the routers issue? I tried setting name and password both to admin just for testing purposes. To this day all of my ASUS routers still work and have proven themselves to me over the long haul. I have been a fan of ASUS routers for many years now, as they were some of the first to have a functional mouse driven GUI. Easily covered my 1200sqft apt. Overall Review: It's a good router, but slightly pricier then most people would pay, this is aimed at the more experienced power consumer than the average consumer. It would have no problem working in a multi story house if placed in a central location. Dear Kenith, Thank you for your time on posting this review, we are sorry to hear your experience with the ASUS router. I could excuse this if the firmware loaded on the unit from ASUS was any good. The GUI for advanced users gives you a lot of control if you like to tweak. Connecting it to another DSL router. unfortunately i have had to do just that. If you haven't tried an ASUS router before, do not hesitate. how's is your wired and wireless connection? I spent a long time doing some research and even if I could have found an answer, the webGUI had VERY limited options as a repeater. No details needed on that one, as that sentence alone speaks for itself! Which is something a lot of folks dont understand. Here is another tidbit, I recently had to return a motherboard to Asus for warranty work and believe it or not, Asus seems to have made a major effort in their RMA process and attitude. This item is covered by Newegg. Overall Review: Simply a must buy router if your looking for one with these features. This router has a security check that informs you of weak links in your setup, follow it and you will be more secure. There's nothing additional that you have to do! I'd definitely recommend this one to friends and family and heck even an enemy or two. I would argue it would work in a 3 story house if it were placed on the middle floor without any problems at all. The buttons are properly labeled and I can also appreciate a button for disabling all of the LEDs on the unit. This ASUS RT-AC68U router seems to be the exception. Routers should be designed to not be affected by heat. Pros: This router is very easy to set up. Please allow me to assist you. I have used MANY brands of routers, but NONE of them have the continuous updates to firmware like ASUS. But where it excels is when used in a network of other Asus routers. Includes Asus's AirCloud which allows storage and syncing to various devices. Also put them in a well-ventilated area, to make sure they stay cool. There are 4 ways you can setup this router, Standard full router, Wireless AP, Wireless Media Bridge, and Wireless repeater. I chose to do this for the ease of setup, and I didn't have to reprogram all the PPOE information into it. Pros: The router seems to be well made out of quality plastic. Pros: ASUS RT-AC68U Wireless-AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit Router IEEE 802. Certainly easy to setup with the wizard. Overall range is not as large as I hoped for, will have to add a repeater. Overall this is a good looking router that is easy to use, and can serve as a decent NAS. Overall the router works great, been using it for a few weeks now and haven't has any major problems. I was really looking forward to enjoying it and writing this review! 75A current Wireless Adapter included No Dimensions 6. It gets great airflow and that leads to better cooling! The purpose of this wireless setup was 2 fold. The router operates in 4 modes: wireless router, repeater, access point, and media bridge. Performance drops are easily noticeable at around 50 feet through two drywall walls. I have owned many Asus products and their engineering software and hardware is superior to most other brands. But not let me log in with them. Overall Review: I am really sorry that this product has failed to work properly with the Xfinity XB3. Cons: Cannot lay it flat and is not wall mountable. While that may not bother some, others may not appreciate this limitation myself included. Flashing the firmware on this unit was an absolute nightmare. speed and range are nearly identical to all my other routers. It could not mount my external SSD at first because it was in exFat format. I am sure the huge number of complaints about customer service started to hit the bottom line, but they do look at reviews here and do try to help customers, and that is important in my eyes. With wireless gear you get what you pay for so dont skimp when it comes to a router or you will regret it. It would accept them as valid but weak passwords. The design, while different, I believe it to be very nice. Major issues abounded with setting up a USB file share as well using this old firmware. Cons: Not meant to be hung on the wall, doesn't have the tabs for it. Using the full bandwidth available. 11ac 3x3 technology for combined speeds of up to 1900 Mbps• Return for refund until: January 31, 2021• 0 ports allowing you to hook up flash drive and external USB hard drives to convert them into NAS. AiProtection Powered by Trend Micro provides multi-stage protection from vulnerability detection to protecting sensitive data• Great overall range as compared to other routers I have reviewed. it' is overkill for as little power as this router uses. I believe that is fair effort. The web UI for the router after the firmware update was easy to get to and setup. I'm here to help you and all others with these issues, as our customer loyalty department dedicated to bringing a resolution to all issues related to our products. Supports guest networks so you don't have to hand out your wi-fi password to people. Seems like a solid router overall. It does have a ton of great features to the people who want it though. Power adapter looks well made, and will only block the next closest electrical plug on most power strips. i am pleased with my findings. The router GUI also suffers from the same problem but that you are forced to use. I had it up and running in a few minutes. 0 maximum speeds, But it is still fast enough to watch more than one full size 1080p movie at a time. The GUI itself is really slick. I am happy to recommend this router. Nobody should have to go through that much trouble, period! It's very sleek and good looking. Includes a 60 inch cat5e ethernet cable. Other than that, there are really no cons that I can find to owning an Asus router. This is foolish and possibly intentional. com and put case N160358874 in the subject line for a reference. Yet most manufacturers are still using parts in their routers which age based on temperature. Cons: It was a little on the tall side with the antennas. Pleased to say this router is going full time on my home network. Overall Review: There are 3 routers out there that I would recommend for people based on their current needs and this falls into that category. Trust me when I tell you it will handle just about every setup you will use in the house. Of course, Asus routers also have a programmable time schedule based on a mac address basis, allowing you the power to make sure your kids are not up all hours of the night on their phones! It appears that, for some reason, manufacturers do not want you to know what the transmission power is exactly. I do not know anybody who unplugs their router when they are done using it. Power adapter is ready for a much heavier load than i was able to get the router to draw. For further assistance or if you want to discuss this matter with me, please email me at customerloyalty asus. File transfer speed over the usb3. you mentioned that you were having problems connecting with the router were you able to connect wirelessly using other devices? The main gaming computer was also using wireless and I experienced no lag difference between the wired connection and the wireless connection which is a rare occurrence. Thank you Asus for listening to your customers! It is strong and fast through my entire home, and out into the street. We want to ensure your holiday shopping this year is hassle-free. 11ac 3x3 technology for combined speeds of up to 1900 Mbps 1 GHz Dual-core CPU enables smart multitasking by dedicating separate lanes for Wi-Fi and USB data Effortless router setup with the ASUSWRT web-based interface Monitor and manage your network with ease from your mobile device using the intuitive ASUS Router App AiProtection Powered by Trend Micro provides multi-stage protection from vulnerability detection to protecting sensitive data AiMesh Supported - Connect your RT-AC86U to other compatible ASUS routers to create a powerful and flexible whole-home Wi-Fi network Packaging Package Contents 1 x RT-AC68U Wireless-AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit Router 1 x RJ-45 cable 1 x Power adapter 1 x QSG 1 x Support CD user manual and ultility Additional Information Date First Available September 18, 2013 Pros: Very durable, It has rubber on the bottom to keep it from sliding around. The router would become unresponsive. Their software has been getting better and better over the years, now they have added an Apple and Android AP to quickly control your routers basic functions and monitoring. This is ok for basic network storage. AiMesh Supported - Upgrade your firmware to easily connect to other compatible ASUS routers to create a powerful and flexible whole-home Wi-Fi network Learn more about the ASUS RT-AC68U Model Brand ASUS Model RT-AC68U Details Wireless Standard IEEE 802. Return for replacement until: January 31, 2021• Dual-band with the latest 802. 0, and reading a dual core CPU in it makes transfers really nice and I was getting really excited about this! This makes shopping for, and comparing routers more difficult. 380 I would highly recommend downloading the most recent update, but only if you have issues. Setting up things like wireless SSIDs and security can be easily accomplished by any novice in my opinion. The ease of use and the complete lack of any user interaction needed with it works great for a large range of the population. Best regards, Jerry ASUS Customer Loyalty Pros: The setup for this router was as easy as any other router that I have reviewed. You can turn off the LED's if you like, but they are not very bright to begin with. I set this particular router up as a Wireless-AC1900 access point. Once setup the speed of the wireless and wired connections to the outside world were identical. these measurement are total consumption taken at the outlet This still leaves a lot of extra headroom for other usb powered devices. 8 Mac OS X Linux Kernel Support Ubuntu only Linux Features Features Dual-band with the latest 802. Streaming of video was perfect and while gaming there was no discernible difference between being wired and running wireless, That is what impressed me the most oh how this technology has blossomed! This power adapter is rated to provide 80watts, This router only draws 5 watts with wireless disabled, 9. Just make sure you have cables connected correctly for their use.。 。

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