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Asus RT-AC51U Wireless router - 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Dual Band

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  • Windows 8 (32/64 bits)
  • IEEE 802.11n
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£37.34 ex VAT
£44.80 inc VAT
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Description

Powered by 5th generation 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 you connectivity now and in the future.

  • Next gen 802.11ac wireless, up to 3x faster than 1 x 1 wireless N routers

    Powered by 5th generation 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 you connectivity now and in the future.
  • Dual-band connectivity for compatibility and performance

    Delivering 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz concurrent bands at up to 300 Mbps and 433 Mbps, respectively, the RT-AC51U has a total speed of up to 733 Mbps, and maintains complete stability. 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.
  • No more dead zones with 150% the 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 your 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.
  • Easy 3-step setup

    Use your smartphone, tablet, or PC to effortlessly set up your ASUS router in less than 30 seconds¹ 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.
  • 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 - no matter where you are. Featuring PPTP encryption, your data transmission remains always secure and confidential.

Specifications

Summary

Product Description
ASUS RT-AC51U - wireless router - 802.11a/b/g/n/ac - desktop
Device Type
Wireless router - 4-port switch (integrated)
Enclosure Type
Desktop
WAN Ports Qty
1
Data Link Protocol
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac
Frequency Band
2.4 GHz / 5 GHz
Data Transfer Rate
733 Mbps
Capacity
Guest networks: 6
Network / Transport Protocol
PPTP, L2TP, IPSec, PPPoE, LPR/LPD, FTP
Remote Management Protocol
HTTP
Features
Network monitoring, firewall protection, VPN support, Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI), print server, MAC address filtering, IPv6 support, URL filtering, parental control, IP address filtering, download client, Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) support, Quality of Service (QoS), Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), IPSec passthrough, Samba support, FTP server, Multiple SSID support, static IP mode, ASUS AiDisk, reset button, bandwidth control, 3G/4G USB Dongle Support, dynamic IP mode, Traffic Control, Multicast Proxy support, VPN Server, ASUS AiCloud, ASUSWRT, Guest Zone support, L2TP passthrough
Compliant Standards
IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.1x, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac
Power
AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)
Dimensions (WxDxH)
18.9 cm x 12.9 cm x 3.6 cm
Weight
270 g
System Requirements
Linux, Microsoft Windows 2000, Apple MacOS X, Apple MacOS X 10.1, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Apple MacOS X 10.4, Apple MacOS X 10.6, Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Apple MacOS X 10.5, Android, Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits), Ubuntu, Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows XP (32/64 bits), Apple MacOS X 10.7 Lion, Windows 8 (32/64 bits), Apple MacOS X 10.8


Detail

General

Device Type
Wireless router - 4-port switch (integrated)
Enclosure Type
Desktop
Connectivity Technology
Wireless, wired
Data Link Protocol
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac
Frequency Band
2.4 GHz / 5 GHz
Data Transfer Rate
733 Mbps
Capacity
Guest networks: 6
Network / Transport Protocol
PPTP, L2TP, IPSec, PPPoE, LPR/LPD, FTP
Remote Management Protocol
HTTP
Encryption Algorithm
MPPE, 128-bit WEP, 64-bit WEP, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WPA-Enterprise, WPA2-Enterprise
Features
Network monitoring, firewall protection, VPN support, Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI), print server, MAC address filtering, IPv6 support, URL filtering, parental control, IP address filtering, download client, Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) support, Quality of Service (QoS), Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), IPSec passthrough, Samba support, FTP server, Multiple SSID support, static IP mode, ASUS AiDisk, reset button, bandwidth control, 3G/4G USB Dongle Support, dynamic IP mode, Traffic Control, Multicast Proxy support, VPN Server, ASUS AiCloud, ASUSWRT, Guest Zone support, L2TP passthrough
Compliant Standards
IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.1x, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac
Status Indicators
Power, WAN, LAN, wireless, USB

Expansion / Connectivity

Interfaces
WAN: 1 x Ethernet 10/100 - RJ-45 , LAN: 4 x Ethernet 10/100 - RJ-45 , USB 2.0: 1 x 4 pin USB Type A

Aerial

Aerial
External integrated and internal
Antenna Qty
3

Power

Power Device
External power adapter
Voltage Required
AC 120/230 V (50/60 Hz)

Miscellaneous

Cables Included
1 x network cable

Software / System Requirements

OS Required
Linux, Microsoft Windows 2000, Apple MacOS X, Apple MacOS X 10.1, Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Apple MacOS X 10.4, Apple MacOS X 10.6, Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Apple MacOS X 10.5, Android, Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits), Ubuntu, Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows XP (32/64 bits), Apple MacOS X 10.7 Lion, Windows 8 (32/64 bits), Apple MacOS X 10.8

Dimensions & Weight

Width
18.9 cm
Depth
12.9 cm
Height
3.6 cm
Weight
270 g

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Type: Wireless router
Standards: Ethernet
Standards: Fast Ethernet
Standards: IEEE 802.11a
Standards: IEEE 802.11ac
Standards: IEEE 802.11b
Standards: IEEE 802.11g
Standards: IEEE 802.11n
Speed: 733Mbps
Brand: Asus
Price Range Ex VAT: 0 - 50
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