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Asus EA-AC87 5 GHz Wireless-AC 1800 Media Bridge/ Access Point

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ASUS proudly presents EA-AC87, the 4x4 Wireless-AC1800 2-in-1 media bridge and access point, featuring incredible faster-than-wired performance, enhanced coverage by 4-transmit, 4-receive antenna and MU-MIMO technology for multi-device performance, all in a stunningly designed device.

EA-AC87 is a super easy and convenient way to supercharge your existing wireless network and let your Ethernet devices to wireless!

World’s fastest 5 GHz data rate of 1734 Mbps for smooth 4K video playback and lag-free PC, Xbox One and PlayStation®4 online gaming.

4x4 MIMO design with AiRadar universal beamforming for unrivaled multi-device performance and wireless signal coverage up to 465 m2(around 5,000 ft2)1.

Media Bridge mode connects any wired device to a wireless network.

Access Point mode upgrades old routers to the latest-generation 5 GHz Wi-Fi.

5 GHz signal-quality indicators.

  • Great wireless performance

    The multi-user MU-MIMO technology means that in Access Point mode, EA-AC87 can connect to multiple compatible clients simultaneously at each device's maximum speed. This means that as you connect more devices to EA-AC87, its performance actually improves, giving all users the great Internet experience.
  • Excellent signal coverage

    Boasting a powerful four-transmit, four-receive antenna design, EA-AC87 Access Point mode gives you an excellent wireless coverage, making it the ideal choice for large homes and multi-floor buildings. Even better, ASUS AiRadar intelligently strengthens wireless connectivity using 802.11ac universal beamforming technology, high-power amplification and ASUS RF fine-tuning.
  • Media bridge mode

    EA-AC87 is compatible with any Ethernet-enabled device, including smart TVs, multimedia players, game consoles and PCs.
  • Access Point mode

    EA-AC87 can add a fast and stable network to a single band router, upgrading it for smooth online gaming, 4K video streaming and speedier downloading.
  • Signal-quality indicators

    In media bridge mode, LEDs on the front of the EA-AC87 show the signal quality at a glance, so you can adjust the location of the router or EA-AC87 easily to get Wi-Fi reception.



Product Description
ASUS EA-AC87 - radio access point
Device Type
Radio access point
Form Factor
Data Link Protocol
IEEE 802.11ac
Frequency Band
5 GHz
OS Required
Linux, Apple MacOS X 10.1, Apple MacOS X 10.4 - 10.8, Microsoft Windows Vista / XP / 7 / 8 / 8.1
Dimensions (WxDxH)
16 cm x 16 cm x 4 cm
480 g

Detailed Specification


Device Type
Radio access point
16 cm
16 cm
4 cm
480 g


Form Factor
Connectivity Technology
Data Transfer Rate
1734 Mbps
Line Coding Format
64 QAM, 256 QAM, BPSK, QPSK, 16 QAM
Data Link Protocol
IEEE 802.11ac
Frequency Band
5 GHz
Status Indicators
Power, signal strength, LAN
Access Point operational mode, firmware upgradable, Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), wireless bridge mode, reset button, 4T4R MIMO technology, ASUS AiRadar, MU-MIMO technology
Encryption Algorithm
Compliant Standards
Wi-Fi CERTIFIED, IEEE 802.11ac


External detachable and internal
Antenna Qty

Expansion / Connectivity

5 x 1000Base-T - RJ-45


Compliant Standards
C-Tick, FCC, NCC


Power Device
External power adapter

Software / System Requirements

Software Included
Drivers & Utilities
OS Required
Linux, Apple MacOS X 10.1, Apple MacOS X 10.4 - 10.8, Microsoft Windows Vista / XP / 7 / 8 / 8.1
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