Supporting the 802.11ac Wi-Fi network standard, the RT-AC51U AC750 Wireless Dual-Band Fast Ethernet Router from ASUS is capable of wireless data transmission speeds of up to 733 Mbps. In addition to 802.11ac support, this ASUS router also operates on both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies allowing users to connect to the less congested 5 GHz frequency for more data intensive tasks such as streaming multimedia content, downloading large files, and more. The dual 5 dBi antennas help to produce a stronger signal reaching areas that may otherwise be outside the reach of comparable wireless routers. If a wired connection is needed, the RT-AC51U comes equipped with four Fast Ethernet LAN ports to connect Ethernet enabled devices directly to the network.
Once configured, the person administering the network can utilize the ASUSWRT dashboard to set up, monitor and control a variety of network applications such as Quality of Service settings and the ability to monitor web usage. In addition to the hard wired network ports, this ASUS router comes equipped with a single USB 2.0 port designed to connect external storage devices, printers, and other USB enabled devices directly to the network. Another feature offered by the RT-AC51U is ASUS AiCloud which makes files and other network resources available from virtually anywhere via an iOS or Android mobile device or a web browser.
- 802.11ac Wireless Connectivity
- Powered by 5th generation Wi-Fi (5G Wi-Fi), the 802.11ac chipset gives the RT-AC51U faster wireless speeds than N technology. At 2.4 GHz, it reaches 300 Mbps, while on the 5 GHz band it blazes to 433 Mbps. 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 to expand your connectivity now and in the future.
- Dual-Band Connectivity
- Delivering 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz concurrent bands at up to 300 Mbps and 433 Mbps, respectively, the RT-AC51U has a total combined bandwidth of up to 733 Mbps. Perform basic tasks like Web browsing and file downloading on the 2.4 GHz band, while simultaneously allowing multiple devices to stream in Full HD or support online gaming and other bandwidth-demanding applications smoothly on the clearer 5 GHz band.
- Enhanced Wireless Coverage
- Powerful two-way transmission improves Wi-Fi range by 150% compared generic routers, ensuring far-reaching coverage. The unique design of RT-AC51U means a connection you can always rely on.
- Add External Storage, Printers, and Other Devices to the Network
- With built-in USB port, connect external storage, printers, and other devices to RT-AC51U and share them throughout your network at once.
- Robust Control and Optimization with ASUSWRT
- With the ASUSWRT dashboard UI, setup, monitor, and control network applications all in one intuitive area. On top of 30-second setup, multi-device detection, and flexible settings that make the most of your network performance, it’s been upgraded with quick scanning of USB storage connected to routers to verify data integrity and drive health. Dual WAN enables having two connections/ISPs on one router, with load balance and failover mode for added stability and redundancy to ensure uninterrupted internet access.
Do you game a lot, or spend most of your time streaming videos? Whatever your planned use is, the RT-AC51U 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.
- Easy 3-Step Setup
- Use your smartphone, tablet, or PC to effortlessly set up your ASUS router in less than 30 seconds and in only 3 easy steps. Simply connect the cables to the router, open a Web browser, and follow the setup wizard to get you to the internet in no time.
- ASUS AiCloud
- ASUS AiCloud keeps you connected to your data wherever and whenever you have an internet connection. It links your home network and online Web storage service and lets you access it through the AiCloud mobile app on your iOS or Android smartphone or through a personalized URL in a Web browser.
- 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, PS4, 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 Enabled
- Easily set up a VPN server to browse the web and access data with PPTP encryption- no matter where you are.