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ASUS AC2900 WiFi Dual-band Gigabit Wireless Router with 1.8GHz Dual-core Processor and AiProtection Network Security Powered by Trend Micro, AiMesh Whole Home WiFi System Compatible (RT-AC86U)

Highlights

  • Dual-band (2.4 + 5 GHz) AC2900 wireless router with the latest 802.11ac MU-MIMO technology for data transfer speeds up to 2900 Mbps
  • 1.8GHz 32bit dual-core Processor optimizes network traffic and connectivity speeds from the USB 3.1 Gen1 and 4x Gigabit LAN Ports
  • Designed for lag-free online gaming and flawless 4K UHD streaming with wtfast game Accelerator and Adaptive QoS
  • Aiprotection powered by Trend Micro provides Built-in 24/7 protection from external attacks and threats, neutralizing them before they reach your network or connected devices
  • Manage your network with the ASUS router app - setup your network, manage usage and parental controls, even get instant notifications about important network-based events

Furiously Fast. Powerfully Equipped.

ASUS RT-AC86U is the ultimate choice for gaming, with blistering 2917Mbps Wi-Fi speeds, MU-MIMO technology and powerful game-boosting features including the WTFast game accelerator and Adaptive QoS.

Ultrafast Wi-Fi with NitroQAM and 5GHz Quad-Stream Technology

Whether you're gaming online in a heated competition or streaming a live event in 4K UHD, lag and buffering are simply not an option. NitroQAM (1024-QAM) technology delivers the ultimate 5GHz quad-stream (4x4) speeds of up to 2167Mbps, giving RT-AC86U combined total speed of 2917Mbps. So everyone on your network can enjoy smooth streaming and low-latency online gaming!

AiProtection

Your Digital Playground is Protected

RT-AC86U incorporates ASUS AiProtection, a commercial-grade network security system powered by Trend Micro Smart Home Network. With AiProtection, all connected devices are protected, even if they have no antivirus capability of their own - such as IoT devices. AiProtection blocks common internet-based attacks before they reach the network, and if an infected device is detected on the network, AiProtection instantly blocks it to prevent it sending any personal information to malicious servers.

Powerful Whole-home Wi-Fi System.

The Way You Want.

In most cases, your RT-AC86U can deliver smooth, reliable Wi-Fi to every part of your home. But Wi-Fi coverage can be affected by many factors - room layout, construction materials, and even furnishings. ASUS AiMesh is an innovative new router feature that fixes these problems: it creates a whole-home Wi-Fi network using multiple ASUS routers. AiMesh is powerful, flexible and you can use a mix of ASUS router models - protecting your investment! AiMesh gives you time-saving central control, and seamless roaming capability. AiMesh is Wi-Fi you can rely on - for all your devices, all the time!

Specifications

Wifi

  • Network Standard: IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac, IPv4, IPv6
  • Product Segment: AC2900 ultimate AC performance: 750+2167 Mbps
  • Coverage: Very large homes
  • Beamforming: standard-based and universal
  • 1024-QAM high data rate
  • 20/40/80 MHz bandwidth
  • Operating Frequency: 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz
  • Encryption: 64-bit WEP, 128-bit WEP, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPA-Enterprise , WPA2-Enterprise , WPS support

Data Rate

  • 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 450 Mbps
  • 802.11ac : up to 1734 Mbps
  • 1024QAM (2.4GHz) : up to 750 Mbps
  • 1024QAM (5GHz) : up to2167 Mbps

Antenna

  • External antenna x 3
  • Internal 3dBi antenna x 1 for Wi-Fi

Transmit/Receive

  • MIMO technology
  • 2.4 GHz 3 x 3
  • 5 GHz 4 x 4

Hardware

  • Processor: 1.8 GHz dual-core processor
  • Memory: 256 MB Flash; 512 MB RAM

Firewall & Access Control

  • Access control:Parental control, Network service filter, URL filter, Port filter
  • Management: UPnP, IGMP v1/v2/v3, DNS Proxy, DHCP, NTP Client, DDNS, Port Trigger, Port Forwarding, DMZ, System Event Log

VPN Support

  • IPSec Pass-Through
  • PPTP Pass-Through
  • L2TP Pass-Through
  • PPTP server
  • OpenVPN server
  • PPTP client
  • L2TP client
  • OpenVPN client

WAN Connection Type

  • Internet connection type : Automatic IP, Static IP, PPPoE(MPPE supported), PPTP, L2TP
  • Utilities: Router setup wizard; Firmware restoration; Device discovery; printer setup utility

Ports

  • RJ45 for 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

Features

  • MU-MIMO
  • Traffic Analyzer
  • Adaptive QoS
  • WTFast Gamers Private Network
  • AiProtection
  • Parental Control
  • Guest Network : 2.4 GHz x 3, 5 GHz x 3
  • 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
  • Download Master: 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
  • IPTV support
  • Roaming Assist

Button

  • WPS Button, Reset Button, Power Button, Wireless on/off Button, LED on/off Button

LED Indicator

  • Power x 1
  • Wi-Fi x 2
  • WAN x 1
  • WPS x 1
  • LAN x 4

Power Supply

  • AC Input : 110V~240V(50~60Hz)
  • DC Output : 19 V with max. 1.75 A current

OS Support

  • Windows 10; Windows 8; Windows 7; Mac OS X 10.6; Mac OS X 10.7; Mac OS X 10.8; Linux

Dimension and weight

  • Dimensions: 8.7 x 6.3 x 3.3 inch (WxHxD) ~ inch (Without Bezel)
  • Weight: 1.9 lb

Operation mode

  • Wireless router mode
  • Access point mode
  • Media bridge mode

EoF

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