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Asus Dual-Band Wireless-N600 Gigabit Router - RT-N56U

Abt Model: RTN56U | UPC Code: 610839332502
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Asus Dual-Band Wireless-N600 Gigabit Router, Model RTN56U

ASUS RT-N56U is rated as not only the world's fastest router, but this incredible technology is housed within an award winning and stylish design. The RT-N56U comes equipped with dual-band technology that simultaneously allows both 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands, with data speeds of up to 300Mbps concurrently. With Network Address Translation (NAT), the RT-N56U is a one-of-a-kind router which delivers up to 1000Mbps true gigabit throughput that is up to five times faster than conventional gigabit routers. The RT-N56U combines its wireless technology with a massive data pipeline capable of up to 300,000 data concurrent sessions, thus multiple data transfers to many users are a breeze. In all, the ASUS RT-N56U is one highly advanced router with both exquisite design and the best performance available.


  • World's Fastest Router*
    The RT-N56U is rated highly by, the world's trusted media review website for networking devices. SmallNetBuilder tested the RT-N56U against its competitors, and it came out tops in 5GHz upload/download throughput. In light of this, SmallNetBuilder concluded the RT-N56U was one of the best performance Gigabit and dual-band Wireless routers in the market
    • *Verified by, result as of Nov 2011
  • The first and only router to receive the CNET Editor's Choice Award
    The ASUS RT-N56U was presented with the internationally recognized iF 2010 award for its exquisite design. In addition to this, the outstanding performance of RT-N56U has also won it more than 80 distinguished accolades, including the CNET Editor's Choice 2011 award, making it the first ever router to win this coveted title
  • Dual-band for Lag-free Entertainment
    Double your wireless performance and bandwidth with simultaneous 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands speed up to 300Mbps concurrently. While basic internet applications like browsing or file downloading can occur in 2.4GHz, wireless HD content streaming takes place in the 5GHz band at the same time, so both achieve optimized speeds and you enjoy smooth, buffer-free HD content streaming
  • Gigabit Internet Surfing with Hardware NAT
    Equipped with a capable hardware NAT acceleration engine and built-in Gigabit Ethernet, it gives you full Gigabit internet performance, making its WAN to LAN throughput up to 2-5 times that of traditional software-based NAT Gigabit routers
  • Plug-n-surf and Hassle-free Management
    ASUS EZ UI offers you an intuitive router setup without read manuals. What's more, you can enjoy simultaneous printing and scanning by connecting an All-in-one printer to the router via the USB port. Also connect external hard disks to enjoy instant file sharing with family and friends! EZ Quality of Service (EZQoS) Bandwidth Management also gives users a simple way to optimize Internet speeds for gaming, browsing, file sharing, and VoIP/ media streaming. With the EZQoS, all users need to do is just click on the image they want to set and it will adjust instantly
  • Powerful Online Multitasking at up to 300,000 Data Sessions
    Support for a massive data pipeline of up to 300,000 data sessions means the RT-N56U has around 20 times the networking capacity of other high session routers, so multiple data transfer jobs don't slow down even during heavy load
  • Ai Radar Optimized and Reliable Wireless Coverage
    Five internal antennas built inside of the RT-N56U are tasked to provide the best stable wireless signal to users. ASUS Ai Radar‘s unique design increases wireless signal coverage and quality without consuming additional power. This technology simply adapts beam patterns to local conditions to enable higher-gain directional signal emulation. Ai Radar shapes signals to offer the strongest possible output, transforming what may be a weak omnidirectional signal to a stronger unidirectional one, improving throughput at same time
  • Wireless N - Extreme Wireless Speed
    The ASUS RT-N56U complies with the IEEE 802.11n wireless standard. Create home or office wireless networks with up to 18x the speed and 6x the range of conventional 802.11g networks. Enjoy bandwidth intensive HD movie and music streaming, VoIP calls, online gaming and more, smoothly and lag-free without the worry of data loss over large areas
  • Multi-Function Twin USB Ports
    With effortless connectivity to a range of devices and FTP, SAMBA, UPnP AV server and DLNA standard compatible all supported, sharing and networking become easier than ever. Plus, the RT-N56U can continue downloading FTTP, FTP and BitTorrent file to the USB disk all day even when your PC is turned off. Additionally, the twin USB ports allow the router to offer printer and file server functions, so you enjoy simultaneous wireless printing, scanning and file sharing via the comfort of standardized USB


  • 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: 8MB flash and 128MB RAM
  • USB port: USB2.0 x 2
  • Power Adapter
    • AC input: 100V-240V (50-60HZ)
    • DC output: 19V/1.58A
  • 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
    • Supports 64/128-bit WEP
    • 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
  • Security
    • 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

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 2.36"
  • Width: 6.77"
  • Depth: 5.7"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 0.73 lbs
  • Shipping: 1 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): Two Years Parts and Labor
Key Features
Simultaneous 2.4GHz And 5GHz Operating Frequency/ Up To 300Mbps 802.11n Data Rate/ Gigabit Internet Surfing With Hardware NAT/ Ai Radar Optimized/ Multi-Function Twin USB Ports/ 8MB Flash And 128MB RAM/ Black Finish
More reasons to buy the ASUS RT-N56U from Abt Electronics
  • is an authorized dealer (Learn More).
  • The ASUS RT-N56U is Brand New.
  • The ASUS RT-N56U Ships in a Factory Sealed Box.
Network Standard802.11a/b/g/n
Wireless Frequency Band2.4GHz, 5GHz
2.4 GHz Data Rate300 Mbps
5 GHz Data Rate300 Mbps
Max Data Rate600 Mbps
USB PortYes
WPS ButtonYes
Number of LAN Ports4
Number of WAN Ports1
Integrated ModemNo
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