The ASUS RT-N66U dual-band wireless-N900 gigabit router delivers incredible performance and coverage range. With new ASUSWRT UI, quickly setup your network, customize user access, and monitor signal strength. Following the award-winning RT-N56U, the RT-N66U increases Wi-Fi speed for both 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz transmission by 50% up to 900Mbps that makes it ideal for bandwidth demanding tasks such as 3D HD video steaming, multiplayer gaming, USB hard drive file sharing, and USB connected printer sharing. Built-in Wi-Fi amplifiers make the RT-N66U the perfect wireless router for larger, multi-level homes and buildings with signal range that reaches virtually any area.
Whether you’re a tech-savvy enthusiast or a first-time user, the RT-N66U is exceptional easy to use with CD-free, Quick Installation Setup (QIS) that lets you plug-n-surf right out of the box and connect PCs, smartphones, tablets, and other wireless devices quickly. Thanks to its refined interface tools, you get control like never before, letting you monitor signal strength, setup parental settings, and other useful functions in a robust yet intuitive way.
Designed for Class-Leading Speed and Range
Designed with the latest in networking technology, the RT-N66U delivers exceptionally fast wired and wireless connectivity. What’s more, it comes with a powerful detachable Wi-Fi antenna to further extend wireless range.
Dual-Band Connectivity for Lag-Free Entertainment
Delivering both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz concurrent bands up to 450Mbps and 450Mbps respectively, the RT-N66U has a total speed of up to 900Mbps connectivity to provide speed with stability. Perform basic internet tasks like Web browsing and file downloading under the 2.4 GHz band, while also simultaneously streaming 3D HD content and other demanding applications smoothly on the 5 GHz band.
Optimized and Reliable Wireless Coverage via Ai Radar
ASUS Ai Radar intelligently strengthens connections to wireless devices. With high-powered amplification and beam package, it provides optimized signals in any direction with better coverage to improve data throughput.
Easy Setup Through Your Tablet, Smartphone, or PC
With the RT-N66U, setup is simple. Simply power and connect the router and then open a bowser on a Wi-Fi-enabled device like a laptop or tablet. You will be taken to a setup page with a prompt to enter the ID/password from your Internet provider and that’s it! Now setting up your network is easier than ever.
Powerful functions, easiest management
With the ASUSWRT Dashboard UI, setup, monitor, and control network applications all in one intuitive area. The whole new dashboard interface lets you manage all clients and settings on a single graphical interface and provides 1-click updates.
Optimize Your Network for You
Do you game a lot, or spend most of your time streaming videos? Whatever your planned use is, the RT-N66U has a Quality of Service (QoS) that lets you select how much bandwidth is prioritized for virtually any task. Plus, the traffic monitor allows you to check your Web usage in a clear and graphical interface.
Two Multi-Functional Built-in USB ports
Featuring connectivity to devices, FTPs, SAMBA, UPnP AV servers, and DLNA support, the RT-N66U makes sharing and networking easier with two built-in USB ports. Download HTTP, FTP, and P2P files to a router-connected USB storage device all day without the need of PC. Additionally, the twin USB ports allow network printer and file server connections, so you perform multiple tasks at once.
Download and Stream From Anywhere
Download Master and DLNA server lets you download and play multimedia files stored on a router-attached USB storage device on DLNA-compatible devices such as PC, tablet, PS3, XBOX, and Internet TV. Download Master can also download files while a PC is turned off, and allows you to manage and monitor download status remotely.
Powerful Online Multitasking up to 300,000 Data Sessions
Support f or a massive data pipeline of up to 300,000 data sessions means the RT-N66U has around 20 times the networking capacity of other conventional routers for exceptionally smooth performance.
Separate and Secure Wi-Fi Network via Guest Network Access
The RT-N66U supports up to three wireless networks over the 2.4 GHz band and three over the 5 GHz band, so it can protect computers from any unauthorized access, hacking and virus attacks. The parental control allows you to set up your kids' computer access times.
VPN Server Enabled
Easily set up a VPN server to surf the Web and access data—no matter where you are. Featuring MPPE encryption, your data transmission will be secure and confidential.
Flexible Installation with Versatile Design
Wall-mountable, the RT-N66U fits nearly any space in the home or office.
Actual data throughput will vary from network conditions and environmental factors.
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We have already seen an ASUS wireless router with similar design, but this is the first time we have ever come across a device that can transmit at 900 Mbps in the wireless segment. Such enormous speed is achieved by simultaneous transmission in each of the two wireless ranges (2.4 and 5 GHz).
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Excellent achat que je recommande à tous. Se configure en un rien de temps, s'installe facilement, instructions simples et claires. Alimente en WI-FI chez moi tout mon réseau soit 3 PC, 2 téléviseurs et une PS3 with no problem.
Great look, I like the hidden blue leds in front and the Dark knight finish!!! Did not try the stock firmware. Easy installed tomato v108-AIO from Shibby. So great: All the customizations are there... All my devices got connected and speed is great, 5GHz is so fast. This is the perfect router for me!
I am very impressed with this router. I previously used only Linksys routers but decided to try this based on a lot of positive reviews. I can honestly say this router has earned its ratings. I have better 2.4GHz coverage compared to my previous Linksys WRT400N. 5.0GHz, however, only offers a minor improvent in coverage. I am impressed with the speed of it though (on 2.4GHz band). Way better than what I was getting with the Linksys.
This router would be perfect, if it wasn't for various bugs still present in the firmware at the time of writing. However Asus have already released 3 updates in the past month or so, so they seem dedicated to fixing things as fast as possible, so I would still recommend it to anyone looking for a high-end home/office router.
Oh man, When i bought this router I thought I need a 450 wireless adapter to make this fly. I only use the 2.4 connection and it is very fast to my previous router D-link DIR-615 (PoS) compare to this router. It is amazing, i bought it for 159.99 because of the great reviews and I didn't get the newer one cause there are lots of bad review on the newest model. So glad that I bought it. It is only my first day, i am pretty sure i will enjoy it for awhile.
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