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ASUS RT-AC87U Wireless-AC2400 Dual Band Gigabit Router, + $20 CASH BACK!

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Ultra-fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi router with a combined dual-band data rate of 2334Mbit/s for smooth up to 4K/UHD video playback, ultra-fast file-sharing of large files and low-latency online gaming. Worlds first 4x4 MU-MIMO antenna design with AiRadar universal beamforming for unrivaled multi-device performance and wireless signal coverage up to 465m2 (around 5,000ft2). Built-in USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports for up to 10-times faster data transfers to USB storage devices2, printer sharing, and 3G/4G dongle support. ASUSWRT graphical user interface for easy, CD-free 30-second setup and hassle-free advanced network control. AiProtection with Trend Micro with triple-strength total network security, plus robust parental controls and privacy protection, BONUS Eligible for BONUS item via redemption (Time limit and conditions apply) CASH PRICE
Manufacturer PN: RT-AC87U
GTIN: 886227648351
Warranty: 3 Year
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Fast Speed. Wide Coverage. Easy Setup.

Enter a new era of wireless performance with faster-than-incredible speeds, the widest-ever coverage and more control and security than you ever thought possible. RT-AC87U delivers the world's fastest speeds of up to 1734Mbit/s at 5GHz — even faster than tri-band 3x3 routers — plus class-leading concurrent 600Mbit/s speeds at 2.4GHz for an amazing total bandwidth of 2334Mbit/s! This means RT-AC87U gives you lag-free online gaming, silky-smooth 4K/UHD video streaming, and effortlessly copes with even the most bandwidth-demanding tasks. 

With a separate high-gain antenna for each of the four spatial data streams, this power-packed router gives you true 4x4 multi-user MIMO (MU-MIMO) wireless performance that smokes the competition — and it delivers top performance for all your wireless devices, even those using older Wi-Fi standards. As with all ASUS networking products, you get the very best support with the widest range of device compatibility, plus free firmware updates for years to come — so your RT-AC87U will always be at the forefront.

 

UNBEATABLE HARDWARE

RT-AC87U is designed for pure performance — as well as its main 1GHz dual-core processor, RT-AC87U also has a separate dual-core processor that's dedicated solely to 5GHz 4x4 Wi-Fi related tasks. This means that compared to routers with a single 1.2GHz dual-core processor, RT-AC87U has Wi-Fi-to-USB transfer speeds that are up to twice as fast3, and can show up to a 50% improvement in total throughput on a heavily-loaded network with multiple clients!4

RT-AC87U is not only fast, but looks stunning too. Inspired by the gamer-centric ASUS Republic of Gamers G Series notebooks, RT-AC87U is designed with Stealth Fighter-like curves that exude power and sophistication. It's VESA-mount-compatible too, so you can literally take RT-AC87U to new heights on your wall!

 

GROUNDBREAKING WIRELESS PERFORMANCE

Enjoy a new level of wireless performance, with 2334Mbit/s of combined 802.11ac and 802.11n bandwidth. With class-leading speeds of up to 600Mbit/s on the 2.4GHz band — thanks to Broadcom® TurboQAM™ technology — and up to 1734Mbit/s concurrently on the 5GHz band, which is even faster than the latest tri-band 3x3 routers, RT-AC87U leaves the competition standing.

At the forefront of technology

RT-AC87U doesn't lead others, it dominates, offering the best current-generation performance for all your notebooks, smartphones and other wireless devices.

UNRIVALED 
SIGNAL COVERAGE

Boasting a true four-stream, four-antenna (4x4) design, RT-AC87U gives you up to 465m2 (around 5,000ft2) of wireless coverage1. That's 33% more than the latest generation tri-band routers5, making it the ideal choice for large homes and multi-floor buildings. Thanks to AiRadar beamforming and unique multi user-MIMO (MU-MIMO) technology, the more devices you use the more the throughput increases6.

 

LIFE IN THE FAST LAN

For the fastest wired networking performance, RT-AC87Ucomes with a dedicated Gigabit WAN port, five 1000Mbit/s Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports (one of which can be used as a second WAN port), and hardware-accelerated NAT. Unlike the traditional software-based NAT used in most other routers, RT-AC87U's hardware NAT removes the bottleneck between the wired LAN and the internet, allowing you to get the most out of modern super-fast broadband connections.

 

TESTED FOR COMPATIBILITY

RT-AC87U, like all ASUS networking products, is subjected to exhaustive compatibility testing during its development. RT-AC87U works flawlessly with a vast range of adapters, media players and other wireless devices to ensure the best performance — it even supports the latest-generation Xbox® One and PlayStation® 4 game consoles.

Powerful online multitasking

With its massive data pipeline of up to 300,000 data sessions, RT-AC87U has around 20 times the networking capacity of conventional routers for exceptionally smooth performance.

Time Machine® support

Supports Time Machine® backups with Apple devices.

WPS

Lets you connect devices instantly with a press of the WPS button.

VPN support

Configure a VPN server or turn your network-connected devices into VPN-enabled clients — with PPTP and OpenVPN protocol support — with no need for paid VPN services or a dedicated VPN server.

THE POWERFUL, USER-FRIENDLY INTERFACE

ASUSWRT

RT-AC87U features the enhanced ASUSWRT graphical user interface, which gives you easy access to the 30-second, 3-step web-based installation process8. It's also where you can configure AiCloud 2.0 and all RT-AC87U'sadvanced options. ASUSWRT is web-based, so it doesn't need a separate app, or restrict what you can change via mobile devices — you get full access to everything, from any device that can run a web browser.

 

AIPROTECTION WITH TREND MICRO™ 
FOR ADVANCED SECURITY

AiProtection, incorporating state-of-the-art, three-pronged security from Trend Micro™, makes RT-AC87U one of the most secure home routers you can buy. As well as providing some of the most advanced parental controls in any mainstream router, it detects malware and other intrusions before they reach your PC or device, and alerts you if an infected device is connected. Potential weaknesses such as password strength and operating system vulnerabilities are also monitored at all times. Moreover, AiProtection even protects Wi-Fi devices without an installable security program such as smart TV, game console, and smart home devices, giving you total peace of mind.

Router security scan

Scans your router for any security vulnerabilities and recommends options for improving protection.

 

CREATE YOUR OWNPERSONAL CLOUD

ASUS AiCloud keeps you close to your data wherever and whenever you have an internet connection. It links your home network and online storage service9, giving you access to your files using the AiCloud mobile app on your iOS, Android smartphones or via a personalized browser URL. You can share photos instantly to services like Facebook, Flickr or Dropbox directly from the AiCloud interface. Even better, AiCloud can be connected to another compatible router to expand your personal cloud even further.

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  • ASUS tested and verified coverage. The actual performance may vary as a result of network conditions and environmental factors.
  • USB 3.0 rates tested with USB 3.0 compatible devices for theoretical use only. Product and system settings may affect USB 3.0 performance.
  • The actual transfer speed may vary from Wi-Fi interference, client distance, storage devices, environment and other factors.
  • The actual throughput may vary from ISP speed, Wi-Fi interference, client distance, environment and other factors.
  • The actual performance may vary as a result of network conditions and environmental factors.
  • Requires MU-MIMO-ready client.
  • Depending on WAN speed.
  • ASUS-tested and verified setup time. Actual duration may vary by ISP, specific connection type, location, and other factors.
  • Selected online storage services only.

 

  • Network Standard
    IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac, IPv4, IPv6
  • Product Segment
    AC2400 ultimate AC performance: 600+1734Mbps
  • Data Rate
    802.11a : 6,9,12,18,24,36,48,54Mbps
    802.11b : 1, 2, 5.5, 11Mbps
    802.11g : 6,9,12,18,24,36,48,54Mbps
    802.11n : up to 450Mbps
    802.11n TurboQAM:up to600Mbps
    802.11ac: up to 1734Mbps
  • Antenna
    External antenna x 4
  • Operating Frequency
    2.4GHz/5GHz
  • Encryption
    64-bit WEP, 128-bit WEP, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPA-Enterprise , WPA2-Enterprise , WPS support
  • Firewall & Access Control
    Firewall: SPI intrusion detection,DoS protection 
    Access control: Parental control, Network service filter, URL filter, Port filter
  • Management
    UPnP, IGMP v1/v2/v3, DNS Proxy, DHCP, NTP Client, DDNS, Port Triger, Universal Repeater, System Event Log
  • VPN Support
    IPSec Pass-Throuth
    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
    Dual Link support 
    WAN Bridge support
    Multicast Proxy support
    Multicast Rate Setting support
  • Utilities
    .Download master
    - support BT, NZB, HTTP, ED2K
    - support encryption, DHT, PEX and magnet link
    - upload and download bandwidth control
    - download scheduling 
    .Media server:
    - Image: JPEG
    - Audio: mp3, wma, wav, pcm, mp4, lpcm, ogg
    - Video: asf, avi, divx, mpeg, mpg, ts, vob, wmv, mkv, mov
    .QoS:
    - WMM
    - User definable rules for IP/MAC/Port. Upload and Download bandwidth management.
    - ACK/SYN/FIN/RST/ICMP with Highest priority
    .Guest Network 
    - 2.4GHz guest network x 3, 5GHz guest network x 3
    .Printer Server: multifunctional printer support(Windows nly), LPR protocol support
    .File server: Samba and FTP server with account management
    .PPTP VPN server
    .Network map
    .Traffic monitor
  • Ports
    4 x RJ45 for 10/100/1000/Gigabits BaseT for LAN, 1 x RJ45 for 10/100/1000/Gigabits BaseT for WAN
    USB 2.0 x 1
    USB 3.0 x 1
  • Button
    WPS Button, Reset Button, Power Switch, Wireless on/off Button, LED on/off Button
  • LED Indicator
    PWR x 1
    Wi-Fi x 2
    LAN x 4
    WAN x 1
    WPS x 1
  • Power Supply
    AC Input : 110V~240V(50~60Hz)
    DC Output : 19 V with max. 2.37 A current
  • OS Support
    Windows® 8.1 
    Windows® 8 
    Windows® 7 
    Windows® Vista 
    Windows® 2000 
    Windows® ME
    Windows® XP 
    Windows® Server 2003
    Windows® Server 2008
    Mac OS X 
    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
    Linux Kernel (Support Ubuntu only)
    Linux
  • Dimensions
    289.5 x 167.6 x 47.5 mm (WxDxH)
  • Weight
    747 g
  • Package Content
    1 x RT-AC87U Wireless-AC2400 Dual Band Gigabit Router 
    1 x RJ-45 cable
    1 x Power adapter
    1 x QSG
    1 x Support CD(user manual and ultility)
  • Router Special Features
    3G/4G data sharing, AiCloud, Printer server, Download Master, AiDisK, Multiple SSIDs, Parental Control
  • Operation mode
    Wireless router mode
    Access point mode
    Media bridge mode