ASUS RT-AC68U AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit WiFi Router, AiMesh for mesh wifi system, AiProtection network security powered by Trend Micro, Adaptive QoS and Parental Control
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Readers’ Choice, 6 Years Running! (2012-2017)
“No brand is more likely to be recommended than ASUS. The company receives excellent marks for their ease of setup and reliability.”– PC Magazine >>Learn more.
Recommended Excellence Award for Best Router Brand, PC Pro Technology Excellence Awards 2016.
For Those Who Want to Run Ahead
RT-AC68U supports combined dual-band data rates of up to 1900Mbps. 1300 Mbps 802.11ac at 5 GHz gives Gigabit wireless data rates, while Broadcom® TurboQAM™ technology super-charges 2.4 GHz 802.11n performance from 450 Mbps to 600 Mbps with compatible devices.
Powered by a dual-core processor, the RT-AC68U eliminates the performance drops that plague other routers with busy networks. So even on the busiest home networks, HD video streaming is always smooth, the latency low for online gaming and VoIP calls, and file downloads are never interrupted.
The RT-AC68U also features dual USB ports for file, printers and 3G/4G modems sharing and a USB 3.0 port for up to ten times faster data transfers than USB 2.0.
ExclusiveASUS AiCloud transforms your home networking into your personal cloud for easy streaming and sharing to smartphones, PCs, and tablets. Router-to-Router sync also makes it simple to sync files on USB-connected storage with other compatible ASUS routers for hassle-free sharing of large files with family and friends.
The easy-to-use ASUSWRT graphical user interface unlocks the power of the RT-AC68U giving robust control to optimize your network for you. 30-second set-up and easy traffic management means even network newbies can enjoy its sophisticated features, while power users will love its IPv6 support, multiple wireless SSIDs and encrypted VPN access.
Commercial-Grade Security for Family
All your family members, young or old, are exposed to the dangers of internet every single moment they're online. Disguised cyber threats can sneak in to steal your private data, or your kids may accidentally encounter inappropriate content during their ever-growing screen time. RT-AC68U includes Advanced Parental Controls to give you total peace of mind, with AiProtection Pro - commercial grade security for your home network and comprehensive, easy control of the online experience for each family member and each device, all via the mobile app. learn more
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Block Access to Malicious Websites
Protection Against Attacks
Infection Detection and Blocking
Keep your kids safe when they explore the internet. The state-of-the-art parental controls in AiProtection integrate all the management functions you need in one place and the intuitive interface makes it super easy to view and apply security settings to all the devices owned by individual family members.*
|View each family member’s internet activity on a clear graphical dashboard showing the peak time and what kind of content they are viewing. You can group devices that belong to your children to view aggregated data and apply scheduled block times and content filters with just a few taps.|
|Check the box when editing a device and profile, and the preset automatically applies filters for inappropriate content to all their devices.|
|Reserve valuable family time or help your children develop responsible behavior by selecting scheduled time periods to block internet access on specific devices.|
|Block specific categories of mobile apps and websites, and apply these settings to all devices belonging to individual family members. The advanced filtering integrates Trend Micro’s Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) engine to filter not only by website URL, but also by the internet packets themselves, which means it filters content viewed not only in a web browser, but also within mobile apps on your devices.*|
NVIDIA GameStream Ready
Your router is about to have a lot more fun. That’s because it can now stream all your favorite PC games to the NVIDIA® SHIELD™ portable to play anywhere in the house using fast, ultra-reliable NVIDIA GameStream™ technology. ASUS routers deliver lag-free, high-performance game streaming from GeForce® GTX™=powered PCs or NVIDIA GRID™ cloud gaming systems. For more information, visit www.nvidia.com/gamestream.
Super-fast AC Wi-Fi with TurboQAM™ Wi-Fi accelerationPowered by 5th generation Wi-Fi (5G Wi-Fi), the new 802.11ac chipset gives the RT-AC68U superfast Gigabit wireless speeds. What's more, RT-AC68U uses TurboQAM™ technology to upgrade 2.4G Wi-Fi even further to give you unprecedented speeds. At 2.4 GHz, it's 33% faster than generic wireless-N900 routers, reaching 600 Mbps, while on the 5 GHz band it blazes to 1300 Mbps - or triple 802.11n rates. That's 1900 Mbps of concurrent wireless power!
*To get the best performance, pair RT-AC68U with ASUS PCE-AC68 client card
Do more at once with dual-core processors insideThe ASUS RT-AC68U features a dual-core processor that eliminates the performance drops that plague other routers. So even on the busiest home networks, HD video streaming is always smooth, the latency low for online gaming and VoIP calls, and file downloads are never interrupted.
Enhanced signal range and stability
ASUS AiRadar intelligently strengthens wireless connectivity using beamforming technology, high power amplification, and exclusive ASUS RF fine-tuning. This ensures extended coverage, dynamic data speed increases, and enhanced stability.
Powerful Whole-home Wi-Fi System.
The Way You Want.
In most cases, your RT-AC68U 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! Learn More
- Turn your ASUS routers into whole-home Wi-Fi system with a simple firmware update
- Mix and match preferred models from selected ASUS routers
- Create a Wi-Fi network with either a single SSID or multiple SSIDs
- All router features works across the entire Wi-Fi system
Dual-band connectivity for compatibility and performance
Delivering 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz concurrent bands at up to 600 Mbps and 1300 Mbps, respectively, the RT-AC68U has a total speed of up to 1900 Mbps, and maintains complete stability. You can 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.
Ultimate USB speed and versatility
Highest Speed USB 3.0 features data transfers up ten times faster than USB 2.0. Two USB ports make the RT-AC68U perfect for file, multimedia, and 3G/4G sharing, while ASUS AiDisk offers remote access and quick content streaming. Where other routers have their USB ports sandwiched next to one another, both RT-AC68U USB ports are evenly spaced for easy access to either at all times.
Robust control and optimization with ASUSWRTWith 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-AC68U has Adaptive Quality of Service (QoS) that optimizes inbound and outbound bandwidth on both wired and wireless connections. Applications and tasks can be prioritized easily using drag-and-drop presets for gaming, media streaming, VoIP, web browsing and file transfers. It supports major consoles including PlayStation®3, PlayStation®4, PS4™ Pro, PlayStation®Vita, Wii U, 3DS and Xbox One. Try it.
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 steps1. 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.
|Flash Memory||128 MB|
|RAM||256 MB RAM|
|Network Standard||IEEE 802.11a IEEE 802.11b IEEE 802.11g IEEE 802.11n IEEE 802.11ac IPv4 IPv6|
|Data Rate||2.4 GHz up to 600 Mbps 5 GHz up to 1300 Mbps|
|Antenna||3 x External detachable antennas|
|MU-MIMO||3 x 3|
|Transmit/Receive||MIMO technology 2.4 GHz 3 x 3 5 GHz 3 x 3|
|WAN Port||1 x Gigabit LAN|
|LAN Port||4 x Gigabit LAN|
|Operating Frequency||2.4 GHz 5 GHz|
|Management||UPnP IGMP v1/v2/v3 DNS Proxy DHCP NTP Client DDNS Port Trigger Universal Repeater System Event Log|
|WAN Connection Type||Automatic IP Static IP PPPoE(MPPE supported) PPTP L2TP Multicast Proxy support Multicast Rate Setting support|
|USB 2.0 Port||1 x USB 2.0|
|USB 3.0 Port||1 x USB 3.0|
|Encryption||64-bit WEP 128-bit WEP WPA2-PSK WPA-PSK WPA-Enterprise WPA2-Enterprise WPS support|
|Firewall||SPI intrusion detection DoS protection|
|Access Control||Parental control Network service filter URL filter Port filter|
|LED Indicator||Power x 1 Wi-Fi x 2 LAN x 4 WAN x 1 USB x 2|
|OS Support||Windows® 10 Windows® 8.1 Windows® 8 Windows® 7 Windows® Vista Windows® 2000 Windows® ME Windows® XP Windows® Server 2003 Windows® Server 2008 Mac OS X 10.1 Mac OS X 10.4 Mac OS X 10.5 Mac OS X 10.6 Mac OS X 10.7 Mac OS X 10.8 Mac OS X Linux Kernel (Support Ubuntu only) Linux|
|Operation mode||Wireless router mode Range extender mode Access point mode Media bridge mode|
|Device Features||Airtime Fairness Adaptive QoS AiProtection Parental Control Guest Network VPN server VPN client Mac OS Backup Enhanced media server AiCloud 3G/4G Printer Server Download Master AiDisk file server Dual WAN IPTV support Roaming Assist|
|AC Input||110V~240V (50~60Hz)|
|DC Output||19 V 1.75 A (max)|
|Button||Power Button Reset Button WPS Button Wireless on/off Button|
|Manufacturer Warranty||3 Years|
|Package Content||1 x RT-AC68U Wireless-AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit Router 1 x RJ-45 cable 1 x Power adapter 1 x QSG 1 x Support CD(user manual and ultility)|