ASUS ZenWiFi CT8 Tri-Band Mesh System AC3000
High speed tri-band. Stable WiFi.
The ZenWiFi AC system consists of a pair of ASUS AC3000 routers, featuring unique technologies that give you superfast, reliable and secure WiFi connections — inside or outside your home!
Flexible Network Naming
Uniquely, ZenWiFi AC lets you choose how you name your WiFi networks: a single name for everything, or separate names for each frequency band. The choice is yours!
3-step setup with the ASUS Router app
1 Turn on ZenWiFi AC
2 Create a WiFi network name and an admin account
3 Wait for 3 minutes, and you’re done!
What makes ZenWiFi AC setup so easy?
- One-time setup, with auto synchronization for all the hubs in each package
- Hassle-free: each unit can work as the main router or an extender node
Make the Internet a Safer Place for Everyone
AiProtection Pro with Advanced Parental Controls is free for life. It gives you total peace of mind, and you can keep an eye on everything that’s happening on your network via the mobile app.
- Commercial Grade Security
- Advanced Parental Controls
Smart Looks for Smart Homes
ZenWiFi AC works perfectly with smart-home services — including Alexa skills and IFTTT — and is available in black or white to suit your décor.
Easy setup. Flexible management.
Even non-experts can quickly set up AiMesh technology, while more experienced users will appreciate the comprehensive advanced networking features.
Performance Through Engineering
ZenWiFi AC features a quad-core CPU for ultimate processing power. Its vertical housing holds a specially designed antenna and circuit board that optimizes WiFi signal strength and provides better airflow, improving thermal performance for reliable operation.
Special designed vents for increased airflow
Double heatsink for maximized heat dissipation
45° antennas ensure strong WiFi in multi-story homes
Vertical housing with space between antennas and circuit board for minimal WiFi signal interference
4X gigabit LAN ports
IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac, IPv4, IPv6
AC3000 ultimate AC performance： 400+867+1733
Very large homes
802.11a : 6,9,12,18,24,36,48,54 Mbps
802.11b : 1, 2, 5.5, 11 Mbps
802.11g : 6,9,12,18,24,36,48,54 Mbps
802.11n : up to 300 Mbps
802.11n 256QAM : up to 400 Mbps
802.11ac (5GHZ-1)：up to 867 Mbps
802.11ac (5GHZ-2)：up to 1733 Mbps
Internal antenna x 6
2.4 GHz 2 x 2
5 GHz-1 2 x 2
5 GHz-2 4 x 4
128 MB Flash
256 MB RAM
2.4G Hz, 5 GHz-1, 5 GHz-2
WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPA-Enterprise , WPA2-Enterprise , WPS support
UPnP, IGMP v1/v2/v3, DNS Proxy, DHCP, NTP Client, DDNS, Port Trigger, Port Forwarding, DMZ, System Event Log
WAN Connection Type
Internet connection type : Automatic IP, Static IP, PPPoE(MPPE supported), PPTP, L2TP
RJ45 for Gigabits BaseT for WAN x 1, RJ45 for Gigabits BaseT for LAN x 3
USB 3.1 Gen 1 x 1
Guest Network :
VPN server : IPSec Pass-Through, PPTP Pass-Through, PPTP Server, OpenVPN Server
VPN client : PPTP client, L2TP client, OpenVPN client
VPN Pass-Though :IPSec, PPTP, L2TP
NAT Pass-Through :
Enhanced media server (AiPlayer app compatible)
AiCloud personal cloud service
3G/4G data sharing
- Multifunctional printer support (Windows only)
- LPR protocol support
- Support bt, nzb, http, ed2k
- Support encryption, DHT, PEX and magnet link
- Upload and download bandwidth control
- Download scheduling
AiDisk file server
- Samba and FTP server with account management
WPS Button, Reset Button, Power Button
Power x 1
AC Input : 110V~240V(50~60Hz)
DC Output : 19 V with max. 1.75 A current
Windows® 10 64-bit
Mac OS X 10.6
Mac OS X 10.7
Mac OS X 10.8
16 x 7.5 x 16.15 cm (WxDxH)
RJ45 Ethernet Cable
Quick Start Guide
Router Special Features
AiCloud, Printer server, Download Master, AiDisK, Multiple SSIDs, Parental Control
Wireless router mode
Range extender mode
Access point mode
Media bridge mode