The Award-Winning Asus RT-N56U Wireless Router

The Award-Winning Asus RT-N56U Wireless Router

Combining design elegance with high-end technologies, Asus RT-N56U won an IF Design Award back in 2011 and was launched as the world’s fastest wireless router. Key capabilities include simultaneous 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands speed of up to 300 Mbps, WAN-to-LAN throughput of up to 5 times that of software-based NAT Gigabit models, high-soeed and constant data transfers during heavy load, downloads when the PC is turned off, simultaneous wireless printing, scanning and sharing, as well as intuitive setup through the Asus EZ interface.

The Award-Winning Asus RT-N56U Wireless Router
The Award-Winning Asus RT-N56U Wireless Router
The Award-Winning Asus RT-N56U Wireless Router

Specifications:
LAN Ports: WAN x 1, LAN x 4 RJ-45 for 10/100/1000 Base T
Supports Ethernet and 802.3 with max bit rate 10/100/1000Mbps and auto cross-over function (MDI-X)
Antenna: 2 x internal antenna for 2.4GHz application with 3.8dBi gain
3 x internal antenna for 5GHz application with 5.1dBi gain
Memory: 8 MB flash and 128 MB RAM
USB port: USB2.0 x 2
DC Power Adapter: AC input: 100V-240V (50-60HZ)
DC output: 19V/1.58A
Size: 172 x 145 x 60 mm (6.77” x 5.7” x 2.36”)
Weight: 330g (0.73lb)
Operating Frequency: Simultaneous 2.4GHz and 5GHz
Data Rate: 802.11n: up to 300Mbps
802.11a/g: up to 54Mbps
802.11b: up to 11Mbps
Encryption: 64/128-bit WEP, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WPA-Enterprise, WPA2-Enterprise, WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup)
Management: Quality of Service and traffic monitor, DHCP server (up to 253 IP addresses), Web-based administration, Firmware upgrade, Save/restore configuration file
Network Protocol: Automatic IP, static IP, PPPoE (MPPE supported), PPTP, L2TP
Firewall: NAT and SPI (Stateful Packet Inspection), intrusion detection including logging
Logging: dropped packet, security event, syslog
Filtering: port, IP packet, URL keyword, MAC address

Asus RT-N56U is available for purchase for around $100.

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