ASUS RT-AC56S AC1200 Dual Band 802.11ac Wireless Gigabit Router

$179.00

Availability: In stock

5th generation 802.11ac chipset | Dual-Band Supports 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz signals | MU-MIMO Technology | AC1200 Dual Band | ASUS AiCloud app included | USB 3.0 + USB 2.0 ports
Product Description

Product Description

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****PLEASE NOTE: THIS PRODUCT IS NOT COMPATIBLE WITH 'FTTN' NBN CONNECTIONS****

 

Next Gen Connectivity for Fastest Sharing

The ASUS RT-AC56S leads the way in next generation routers, offering dual-band Gigabit wireless with all-new 802.11ac Wi-Fi. Its powerful 128MB DDR3 RAM provide the best performance in both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz. The 5 GHz band works at up to 867Mbps, while the 2.4 GHz frequency tops 300 Mbps, serving an incredible combined bandwidth of 1167 Mbps. That's three times the speed of standard 2x2 wireless-N routers! Plus, a USB 3.0 port means data transfers at up to ten times the speed of USB 2.0, and the RT-AC56S comes dressed up in the classy black diamond design. Together with USB 3.0, the ASUS AiCloud app makes cloud access anywhere easy. This smart mobile application expands seamless ASUS cloud experiences to Android and iOS devices, so you can quickly access, sync, stream, and share content. The exclusive ASUSWRT interface delivers 30-second setup, multiple SSIDs, and IPv6 support to further enhance networking, while USB 3.0/USB 2.0 ports instantly turn the RT-AC56S into a file, 3G/4G sharing, enhanced media server, VPN, and printer server for the ultimate in multi-role router functionality

World’s Fastest Wi-Fi: 802.11ac

Powered by 5th generation Wi-Fi (5G Wi-Fi), the new 802.11ac Broadcom chipset gives the RT-AC56S superfast Gigabit wireless speeds. Compared with current 802.11n, the RT-AC56S delivers up to 867Mbps at 5 GHz, which is 3X faster than previous 802.11n 2x2 router! 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 so you can expand you connectivity now and in future.

AiRadar improves Wi-Fi performance

ASUS AiRadar intelligently strengthens wireless connectivity using 802.11ac beamforming technology, high power amplification, and exclusive ASUS RF fine-tuning. This ensures extended coverage, dynamic data speed increases, and enhanced stability.

ASUS AiCloud – Your world on demand

ASUS AiCloud is a smart and easy mobile application that brings your ASUS cloud experience to iOS and Android. Access, stream, sync, and share all your files on the go from both public and private cloud storage services.

Dual-Band Connectivity for Lag-Free Entertainment

Delivering 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz concurrent bands at up to 300 Mbps and 867Mbps, respectively, the RT-AC56S has a total speed of up to 1167 Mbps, and maintains complete stability. You can perform basic tasks like web browsing and file downloading on the 2.4 GHz band, while simultaneously allowing multiple devices to stream in HD or support online gaming and other demanding applications smoothly on the clearer 5 GHz band.

3-Step Easy Setup Through Your Pad, Smartphone, or PC

With the RT-AC56S, setup is a breeze. Simply power and connect the router and open a browser on a Wi-Fi-enabled device like a notebook or pad. You will then be taken to a setup page with a prompt to enter the ID/password from your internet provider, and that’s it! Setting up your network is easier than ever.

Smart auto-detection design makes it possible for you to go from first plugging in the RT-AC56S to setup completion in under 30 seconds! Compared to the lengthy installs and hassles of other routers, this development from ASUS offers a true wonder of ease of use, and puts the most extreme networking speeds within your reach quicker than ever before.


Step 1: Open web browser.

Step 2: Enter ID/Password.

Step 3: Done!

ASUSWRT - Powerful Functions and
Extra-Easy Management

With the ASUSWRT dashboard UI, you can setup, monitor, and control network applications all in one intuitive area. The whole-new dashboard interface lets you manage all clients and settings via a single graphical interface, and provides 1-click updates.

Do you game a lot, or spend most of your time streaming videos? Whatever your planned use is, the RT-AC56S has Quality of Service (QoS) standards that let 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 graphical interface.

Highest USB speeds and double the connectivity for easier sharing

SuperSpeed USB 3.0 features data transfers up 10X faster than USB 2.0, which is also included. Two USB ports make the RT-AC56S perfect for file, multimedia, and 3G/4G sharing, while ASUS AiDisk offers remote access and a wide range of compatible devices content streaming.

Download and Stream Anywhere

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.

VPN server and VPN client support for total security and privacy

RT-AC56S offers a simple VPN server and VPN client setup to access a home network or the internet privately and securely. Easily set up a VPN server with OpenVPN and PPTP protocol support with no need for paid VPN services or a dedicated VPN server. RT-AC56S also turns your network-connected devices into VPN-enabled clients via OpenVPN, PPTP and L2TP protocols without additional VPN software required.

Discrete and Secure Wi-Fi Networks via Guest Access

Share your internet connection with your guests in safety, 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.

Powerful Online Multitasking with 300,000 Data Sessions

Support for a massive data pipeline of up to 300,000 data sessions means the RT-AC56S has around 20 times the networking capacity of conventional routers for exceptionally smooth performance.

Specifications

Additional Information

Product SKU ASU00051
Model ASUS RT-AC56S
Condition New
Wireless Type Wireless-AC
Ethernet Type Gigabit Ethernet
WiFi Frequency Band 2.4GHz & 5GHz (Dual Band)
Security Features 64-bit WEP, 128-bit WEP, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPA-Enterprise , WPA2-Enterprise , Radius with 802.1x, WPS support
Advanced Features
  • Network Standard
    IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11d, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.11i, IEEE 802.11e, IPv4, IPv6

 

  • Product Segment
    AC1200 enhanced AC performance : 300+867 Mbps

 

  • Coverage

           Medium homes

 

  • Data Rate
    802.11n : up to 300 Mbps
    802.11ac : up to 867 Mbps
  • Antenna
    Internal PCB antenna x 4
  • Transmit/Receive
    MIMO technology
    2.4 GHz 2 x 2
    5 GHz 2 x 2
  • Memory
    128 MB Flash
    128 MB RAM
  • Operating Frequency
    2.4 GHz / 5 GHz
  • Firewall & Access Control
    Firewall:SPI intrusion detection,DoS protection
    Access control:Parental control, Network service filter, URL filter, Port filter
  • Management
    UPnP, DLNA, IGMP v1/v2/v3, DNS Proxy, DHCP, NTP Client, DDNS, Port Trigger, Virtual Server, DMZ, Universal Repeater, System Event Log
  • WAN Connection Type
    Internet connection type :
    WAN Bridge support
    Multicast Proxy support
    Multicast Rate Setting support
  • Ports
    RJ45 for 10/100/1000/Gigabits BaseT for WAN x 1, RJ45 for 10/100/1000/Gigabits BaseT for LAN x 4
    USB 2.0 x 1
    USB 3.0 x 1
  • Button
    WPS Button, Reset Button, Power Switch, Wireless on/off Button
  • Features
    Airtime Fairness
    SmartQoS
    - WMM
    - User definable rules for IP/MAC/Port
    - Upload and download bandwidth management
    - ACK/SYN/FIN/RST/ICMP with highest priority
  • Parental Control
    Guest Network : 2.4 GHz x 3, 5 GHz x 3
    VPN server : IPSec Pass-Through, PPTP Pass-Through, L2TP Pass-Through, PPTP Server, OpenVPN Server
    VPN client : PPTP client, L2TP client, OpenVPN client
    Mac OS Backup
    (Enhanced media server (AiPlayer app compatible)
    - Image : Jpeg- Audio : mp3, wma, wav, pcm, mp4, lpcm, ogg
    - Video : asf, avi, divx, mpeg, mpg, ts, vob, wmv, mkv, mov
  • AiCloud personal cloud service
  • 3G/4G data sharing
  • Printer Server
    - Multifunctional printer support (Windows only)
    - LPR protocol support

 

  • LED Indicator
    Power x 1
    LAN x 1
    WAN x 1
    USB x 2
    Wi-Fi x 2

 

  • Power Supply
    AC Input : 110V~240V(50~60Hz)
    DC Output : 12 V with max. 2 A current

 

  • OS Support
    Windows® 10
    Windows® 8.1
    Windows® 8
    Windows® 7
    Windows® Vista
    Windows® 2000
    Windows® ME
    Windows® XP
    Windows® Server 2003
    Windows® Server 2008
    Mac OS X 10.1
    Mac OS X 10.4
    Mac OS X 10.5
    Mac OS X 10.6
    Mac OS X 10.7
    Mac OS X 10.8
    Mac OS X
    Linux Kernel (Support Ubuntu only)
    Linux

 

  • Dimensions
    147 x 205 x 66 ~ mm (WxHxD)

 

  • Weight
    406 g

 

  • Package Content
    1 x RT-AC56S Dual Band Wireless-AC1200 Gigabit Router
    1 x RJ-45 cable
    1 x Power adapter
    1 x Warranty card
    1 x QSG

 

  • Operation mode
    Wireless router mode
    Range extender mode
    Access point mode
    Media bridge mode
Dimensions 147 x 205 x 66 ~ mm (WxHxD)
Warranty 3 Year Warranty