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ASUS RT-AC86U MU-MIMO, Gigabit WiFi Router, Dual-Band Quad-Stream AC2900, 5 x Gigabit LAN, 2 x USB, AiProtection, 3G/4G LTE Dongle Support

ASUS RT-AC86U MU-MIMO, Gigabit WiFi Router, Dual-Band Quad-Stream AC2900, 5 x Gigabit LAN, 2 x USB, AiProtection, 3G/4G LTE Dongle Support
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ASUS RT-AC86U MU-MIMO, Gigabit WiFi Router, Dual-Band Quad-Stream AC2900, 5 x Gigabit LAN, 2 x USB, AiProtection, 3G/4G LTE Dongle Support

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ASUS RT-AC86U MU-MIMO, Gigabit WiFi Router, Dual-Band Quad-Stream AC2900, 5 x Gigabit LAN, 2 x USB,...

  • Brand: ASUS
  • MPN: RT-AC86U
  • Part #: NETAS4086
  • UPC:889349663400
  • Wireless Technology:802.11ac
  • Wireless Transmission Speed:2900Mbps
  • Wi-Fi Bands:Dual
  • Ethernet Ports:5
  • USB Ports:2
  • Cellular Connectivity:N/A
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What PB Tech customers are saying about this product...See More Reviews

"These routers are well worth the money. Asus has really excelled in the wireless router market. Very configurable, parental controls, Great range and very stable."

G
By: Guest 27/03/20

"Hi had the standard Spark modem, with limited coverage in my house. This has sped up and increased the coverage of internet hugely."

G
By: Guest 16/03/20

"Upgraded to this as previous router i was receiving consisent drop outs. Since have this no issues an very simple setup. Pretty much plug in play!"

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By: Guest 02/03/20

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Features

ASUS RT-AC86U Dual Band Wireless Router AC2900 WiFi with 4-port Gigabit LAN, 1.8GHz Dual-Core Processor, USB 3.1 Gen1 and AiProtection Network Security Powered by Trend Micro

- 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 64bit 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™ 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 on the RT-AC86U delivers a combined 2917 Mbps Wi-Fi speed, ensuring everyone on your network can enjoy smooth streaming and low-latency online gaming.


Double Gaming Boost

Enjoy low-latency online gaming with boosted internet and home network performance!





Free Game Accelerator Inside

Ping time and variance are critical technical parameters that affect responsiveness in online gaming, and their values depend heavily on the route game packets take to and from their destination. The Gamers Private Network® (GPN®) from WTFast® automatically performs route optimization, choosing the most efficient route for game packets, resulting in consistently-lower ping time and minimal packet loss. With RT-AC86U this optimization is free for accelerating one selectable device at a time, so you can enjoy the results on supported competitive multi-player online games.




Adaptive QoS - Prioritize Your Game

Boost your gaming bandwidth with Adaptive QoS (Quality of Service), which allows you to easily prioritize gaming packets and activities. You can even assign full dedicated bandwidth while gaming under gamer solo mode, making RT-AC86U the perfect ally for low latency gaming anywhere in your home. It supports major consoles including PlayStation®3, PlayStation®4, PS4™ Pro, PlayStation®Vita, Wii U, 3DS and Xbox One.


Multiple Capacity Wi-Fi with Revolutionary MU-MIMO Technology

MU-MIMO gives every compatible device3 its own dedicated full-speed Wi-Fi connection, so that multiple devices can connect at the same time without slowing down the network.
In fact, RT-AC86U is able to connect to multiple MU-MIMO-compatible clients at each device's maximum speed simultaneously, unlike standard single-user MIMO where individual devices have to wait for sequential transmissions.




Unbeatable Coverage

With ASUS innovative antenna design and the new Range Boost technology, both Wi-Fi range and signal stability improve dramatically. AiRadar further focuses Wi-Fi signal on your devices, making your Wi-Fi faster, clearer and stronger.




Powerful Processor, Faster Transfers

RT-AC86U's top-of-the-line 1.8 GHz dual-core processor brings its computational capability to the next level. USB data transfers enjoy up to over 110 MB/s speed and the router download/upload speed (WAN-LAN throughput) up to 1600 Mbps.





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.




Fortified Frontline Network Security

Networking is only half the equation when it comes to game performance. As AiProtection is integrated in RT-AC86U and powered by the router, even if a device's security software isn't turned on - to get around blocked games, for example - AiProtection still protects the network from attacks and intrusions, for added peace of mind.




ASUS Router APP - Control Your Network Anywhere

In your increasingly mobile-enabled life, having control over your network via an app is more important than ever. The new ASUS Router APP is built from the ground-up to be both intuitive and robust, all without needing to boot up a PC.
One-click Game Boost Easy Router Setup Real-time Traffic Monitering
Clever Network Diagnosis Effortless Guest Wi-Fi Sharing Handy Firmware Update




ASUSWRT - Easily Control Your Network

RT-AC86U features the enhanced, intuitive ASUSWRT user interface, which gives you easy access to both the 3-step web-based installation process and a wealth of robust advanced options.


Connectivity Options

RT-AC86U has four Gigabit LAN ports, USB 2.0 port and USB 3.1 Gen 1 port. Smart TV, game consoles, NAS storage devices and more can now have their own dedicated ports, making RT-AC86U your digital home hub.




Your Sharing Center

With built-in USB 3.1 Gen 1 and USB 2.0 ports, you can connect USB-enabled devices, such as external storage drives, printers, or a 3G/4G dongle to your ASUS router and share them conveniently with other users via Wi-Fi. And with USB 3.1 Gen 1, you can enjoy up to 10X faster data transfer speeds.

Specifications

ASUS RT-AC86U

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

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

Processor

1.8 GHz dual-core processor

Memory

256 MB Flash
512 MB RAM

Wi-Fi Technology

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

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

Button

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

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

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

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

Manufacturer Part No: RT-AC86U Brand: ASUS Product Type: MU-MIMO,
UPC 889349663400 Product Family: - Shipping Weight: 1.366 kg
PB Part No: NETAS4086 Product Model: RT-AC86U

Warranty: 36 months local warranty *
* Warranty period is as stated above unless the manufacturer has chosen to specify a longer period.
All warranties are return to base unless otherwise specified.

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4 X the speed of my ISP's

This router has completely changed my internet experience. My household had many devices connected to my ISP's Spark Huawei HG630b router which was crippling the connectivity and speed. The Huawei was never good to start with. The WIFI signal on the ASUS 86U covers my 5 bedroom house with 100 strength. Even the LAN connection is faster than the Huawei LAN.

To get this particular model working with Spark fill out the normal WAN settings that are shown on PB Tech with the 68U but you have to go to another menu to get it working with this model.

Under "Advanced Settings" go to..

LAN > IPTV

Under "LAN Port" is a setting called "Sele...view more

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By: PeterV76 11/04/18
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8 out of 8 users found this review helpful
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Excellent replacement for

Purchased to replace the router provided by Vodafone for a fibre connection

Pros
-Much better Wifi coverage
-Noticeably better throughput on wired and wireless connections
-Management interface provides much more functionality and control

Con
-Setting up the required VLAN for Vodafone fibre was non intuitive, setting is hidden in the LAN - IPTV settings and is labelled Internet VID, luckily PBTech have good guides available here https://www.pbtech.co.nz/ASUSISPSettings

J
By: JoeM 31/05/18
Verified Owner
2 out of 2 users found this review helpful
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Great router, good WiFi p

I purchased this router to solve 2 main issues of my ISP provided fibre router. Firstly WiFi coverage and secondarily inconsistent gateway performance.

To set it up as a fibre router the VLAN settings are only set by adding a manual LAN config for "IPTV". The PB Tech setup instructions work exactly as provided, but from a router setup point of view it's not intuitive that you're setting egress traffic to be tagged. That aside, once set it works very well.

WiFi performance was poor due to having a larger two-story house with a number of walls for the poor signal to have to travel through. I didn't expect performance to be amazing still b...view more

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By: Guest 29/05/18
2 out of 2 users found this review helpful
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ASUS RT-AC86U

I did a lot of homework prior to purchasing this product suspecting it wasn't going to do what I wanted - high-speed wireless coverage throughout a two level house.

I persevered with my ISP's adequate (802.11n) router with two access points and was never satisfied. The Asus RT-AC86U is fabulous! I get a solid 45-50dBm coverage throughout our 220 sqm house with just the Asus router and near cabled speed - 97-98 Mb down and 48-49 upload in most places. As a Mac user, I love the built-in Time Machine function and the iPhone app is really convenient.

Security - great. Ease of install - couldn't be easier. Future proof - yep. Downside - pe...view more

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By: Guest 27/03/18
2 out of 2 users found this review helpful
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Best router ever

Excellent router pretty strong signal for our 2 storey house. We have UFB and this router is able to transfer 100Mbps/20Mbps easy. Set up was basic. There are some other features which i haven't fully utilised yet. Overall I highly recommend this router.

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By: VictorH 23/04/18
Verified Owner
1 out of 1 user found this review helpful
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Excellent Product

These routers are well worth the money. Asus has really excelled in the wireless router market. Very configurable, parental controls, Great range and very stable.

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By: Guest 27/03/20
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Great coverage

Hi had the standard Spark modem, with limited coverage in my house. This has sped up and increased the coverage of internet hugely.

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By: Guest 16/03/20
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Awesome product!

Upgraded to this as previous router i was receiving consisent drop outs. Since have this no issues an very simple setup. Pretty much plug in play!

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By: Guest 02/03/20
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Super easy install, super strong performance

Worth every dollar - set it up in a corner of our two-storey home and it comfortably carries the signal everywhere. Fantastic.

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By: Guest 24/02/20
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Incredible Router

Was having issues with my previous router so traded in for this and it couldn't have been any easier with the setup. Within 10mins of plugging it in I was downloading updates at 900mbps. Wifi performance is equally impressive with a strong signal and greater range than expected. A must buy for any home network.

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By: BarbaraJ8 09/02/20
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Great alternative for ISP's default router

This is definitely a huge upgrade to default 2 degree's default router they send you. Massively increased range, now I get very strong WiFi signal through out the 4 bedroom house. It increase the ethernet speed that my tv gets somehow, so it's a nice bonus for watching Netflix and Disney+ in 4K now.
Would recommend spending the money on this unit.

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By: StepanY 24/01/20
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Significant improvement

I have rural 4G broadband through Vodafone and we have been using the 4G model as the wifi router for the house. It works ok, but I've never really been very happy with the overall network speed. I now use this ASUS router for wifi and limit the vodafone modem to 4G work and the throughput increase is significant. I highly recommend this router, especially if you have more complex than usual network requirements (i.e. parental controls, guest networks, bandwidth limiting and monitoring, etc). I am *really* pleased with this purchase!

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By: CraigT4 31/12/19
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ASUS RT-AC86U MU-MIMO, Gigabit WiFi Router, Dual-Band Quad-Stream AC2900, 5 x Gigabit LAN, 2 x USB, AiProtection, 3G/4G LTE Dongle Support

AIMesh Ready, Fibre Ready
  • Brand: ASUS
  • MPN: RT-AC86U
  • Part #: NETAS4086
  • UPC:889349663400
PB Tech price: $364.34 Excluding GSTPB Tech price:$418.99 Including GST
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Features

ASUS RT-AC86U Dual Band Wireless Router AC2900 WiFi with 4-port Gigabit LAN, 1.8GHz Dual-Core Processor, USB 3.1 Gen1 and AiProtection Network Security Powered by Trend Micro

- 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 64bit 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™ 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 on the RT-AC86U delivers a combined 2917 Mbps Wi-Fi speed, ensuring everyone on your network can enjoy smooth streaming and low-latency online gaming.


Double Gaming Boost

Enjoy low-latency online gaming with boosted internet and home network performance!





Free Game Accelerator Inside

Ping time and variance are critical technical parameters that affect responsiveness in online gaming, and their values depend heavily on the route game packets take to and from their destination. The Gamers Private Network® (GPN®) from WTFast® automatically performs route optimization, choosing the most efficient route for game packets, resulting in consistently-lower ping time and minimal packet loss. With RT-AC86U this optimization is free for accelerating one selectable device at a time, so you can enjoy the results on supported competitive multi-player online games.




Adaptive QoS - Prioritize Your Game

Boost your gaming bandwidth with Adaptive QoS (Quality of Service), which allows you to easily prioritize gaming packets and activities. You can even assign full dedicated bandwidth while gaming under gamer solo mode, making RT-AC86U the perfect ally for low latency gaming anywhere in your home. It supports major consoles including PlayStation®3, PlayStation®4, PS4™ Pro, PlayStation®Vita, Wii U, 3DS and Xbox One.


Multiple Capacity Wi-Fi with Revolutionary MU-MIMO Technology

MU-MIMO gives every compatible device3 its own dedicated full-speed Wi-Fi connection, so that multiple devices can connect at the same time without slowing down the network.
In fact, RT-AC86U is able to connect to multiple MU-MIMO-compatible clients at each device's maximum speed simultaneously, unlike standard single-user MIMO where individual devices have to wait for sequential transmissions.




Unbeatable Coverage

With ASUS innovative antenna design and the new Range Boost technology, both Wi-Fi range and signal stability improve dramatically. AiRadar further focuses Wi-Fi signal on your devices, making your Wi-Fi faster, clearer and stronger.




Powerful Processor, Faster Transfers

RT-AC86U's top-of-the-line 1.8 GHz dual-core processor brings its computational capability to the next level. USB data transfers enjoy up to over 110 MB/s speed and the router download/upload speed (WAN-LAN throughput) up to 1600 Mbps.





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.




Fortified Frontline Network Security

Networking is only half the equation when it comes to game performance. As AiProtection is integrated in RT-AC86U and powered by the router, even if a device's security software isn't turned on - to get around blocked games, for example - AiProtection still protects the network from attacks and intrusions, for added peace of mind.




ASUS Router APP - Control Your Network Anywhere

In your increasingly mobile-enabled life, having control over your network via an app is more important than ever. The new ASUS Router APP is built from the ground-up to be both intuitive and robust, all without needing to boot up a PC.
One-click Game Boost Easy Router Setup Real-time Traffic Monitering
Clever Network Diagnosis Effortless Guest Wi-Fi Sharing Handy Firmware Update




ASUSWRT - Easily Control Your Network

RT-AC86U features the enhanced, intuitive ASUSWRT user interface, which gives you easy access to both the 3-step web-based installation process and a wealth of robust advanced options.


Connectivity Options

RT-AC86U has four Gigabit LAN ports, USB 2.0 port and USB 3.1 Gen 1 port. Smart TV, game consoles, NAS storage devices and more can now have their own dedicated ports, making RT-AC86U your digital home hub.




Your Sharing Center

With built-in USB 3.1 Gen 1 and USB 2.0 ports, you can connect USB-enabled devices, such as external storage drives, printers, or a 3G/4G dongle to your ASUS router and share them conveniently with other users via Wi-Fi. And with USB 3.1 Gen 1, you can enjoy up to 10X faster data transfer speeds.

Specifications

ASUS RT-AC86U

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

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

Processor

1.8 GHz dual-core processor

Memory

256 MB Flash
512 MB RAM

Wi-Fi Technology

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

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

Button

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

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

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

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

Date Created: 19:38, 11-07-2020
Product URL: https://www.pbtech.co.nz/product/NETAS4086/ASUS-RT-AC86U-MU-MIMO-Gigabit-WiFi-Router-Dual-Ban?qr=country-selector
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