Ultra-fast 802.11ac dual-band Wi-Fi router boosts speeds up to 1167Mbps for low-latency online gaming, smooth 4K UHD video playback and extremely fast file-sharing
High-power design with AiRadar universal beamforming boosts Wi-Fi range
USB 3.0 port for 10X-faster data transfer speeds, printer networking, storage sharing and 3G/4G dongle support. Also includes one USB 2.0 port
Selectable modes (router, access point and media bridge) for superb versatility
Easy 3-step setup and advanced network management via the intuitive ASUSWRT graphical user interface
Consistently Praised for Networking Excellence!
“Highest Customer Satisfaction with Wireless Routers in the U.S”- J.D. Power*
ASUS achieved the highest scores in 6 study factors: Reliability, Wi-Fi range, Security, Capabilities, Speed of upload/download file, Restore connection easily, and Variety of features. >>Learn more.
Readers’ Choice, 5 Years Running! (2012-2016)
“With a Readers' Choice Award win every year since 2012, Asus seems to make a different router for every budget and need. Respondents continue to be very satisfied with what the company has to offer.” – PC Magazine >>Learn more.
The Most Consumer Recommended Router Maker of 2015!– PC Magazine >>Learn more.
Essential AC upgrade with uninterrupted Wi-Fi coverage
ASUS RT-AC55UHP Dual-band Wireless-AC1200 Gigabit router with four high-gain antennas and high power technology for extremely long operating range. Its 802.11ac high-speed performance is perfect for streaming up to 4K UHD videos, online gaming with support for latest gen consoles such as Xbox One and PlayStation® 4, and performing other bandwidth-intensive tasks. The multi-purpose USB 2.0 port allows printer, hard drive and 3G/4G sharing; while ASUS AiCloud support lets you access, share, and stream files from your home PC to internet-connected devices.
Experience super-fast wireless speeds
Powered by the new Qualcomm chipset, RT-AC55UHP delivers superfast gigabit wireless-AC speeds up to 867 Mbps on the 5 GHz band that’s 3 times faster than standard wireless-N. This high performance wireless lets you enjoy ultra-smooth online gaming, snappier web surfing and other bandwidth-demanding tasks without a wired connection.
Extremely long operating range with high power technology
Longer operating range and stronger transmissions are perfect for larger homes and offices, delivered by two detachable high-gain antennas and an enhanced power amplifier. Alongside greater coverage, users benefit from fast 802.11ac wireless for every need.
Dual-band connectivity for compatibility and performance
Delivering 2.4GHz and 5GHz concurrent bands at up to 300Mbps and 867Mbps, respectively, RT-AC55UHP has a total combined bandwidth of up to 1167Mbps. You can perform basic tasks like web browsing and file downloading on the 2.4GHz band, while simultaneously allowing multiple devices to stream in 4KUHD videos or support online gaming and other bandwidth-demanding applications smoothly on the clearer 5GHz band.
Add external storage, printers, and other devices to your network
Make RT-AC55UHP your media and device center. With built-in USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports, connect external storage drives, printers, scanners and many other USB-enabled devices to share with your networked PCs. Having your devices networked, lets you access them easier than ever before. And with USB 3.0, transfer data up to 10 times faster to USB 3.0-enabled storage devices.
Easily select your preferred mode
ASUS routers with EZ Switch give the flexibility of simple router, media bridge or access point mode selection. Router mode is the standard wireless and wired operation, while media bridge mode provides 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection for multiple media devices simultaneously, and access point modes connect with wired routers to instantly add wireless capabilities.
Instantly select router, media bridge, and access point modes with extra-quick settings in the user-friendly interface. No delays and no hassles – whatever your situation, take your pick and get connected.
ASUSWRT: The powerful, user-friendly interface
RT-AC55UHP features the enhanced ASUSWRT graphical user interface, which gives you easy access to the 30-second, 3-step web-based installation process. It's also where you can configure AiCloud and all RT-AC55UHP's advanced 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.
AiCloud: Create your personal 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 service, 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.
Keep Up to Date!
Remember to always keep your device’s firmware up to date so you can benefit from the very latest service and security enhancements — and get exciting new features! Learn more about updating new firmware.
* ASUS received the highest numerical score among wireless routers in the J.D. Power 2015 Wireless Router Satisfaction Report, based on 2,716 responses from 8 companies measuring satisfaction with wireless routers surveyed November-December 2015. Your experiences may vary. Visit jdpower.com
Firewall：SPI intrusion detection,DoS protection
Access control：Parental control, Network service filter, URL filter, Port filter
UPnP, IGMP v1/v2/v3, DNS Proxy, DHCP, NTP Client, DDNS, Port Trigger, DMZ, System Event Log
WAN Connection Type
Internet connection type : Automatic IP, Static IP, PPPoE(MPPE supported), PPTP, L2TP
WAN Bridge support
Multicast Proxy support
Multicast Rate Setting support
RJ45 for 10/100/1000/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
WPS Button, Reset Button, Power Button
- User definable rules for IP/MAC/Port
- Upload and download bandwidth management
- ACK/SYN/FIN/RST/ICMP with highest priority Parental Control Guest Network : 2.4 GHz x 3, 5 GHz x 3 VPN server : IPSec Pass-Through, PPTP Pass-Through, L2TP Pass-Through, PPTP Server, OpenVPN Server VPN client : PPTP client, L2TP client, OpenVPN client 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 Dual WAN IPTV support
Power x 1
LAN x 1
Wi-Fi x 2
USB x 2
WAN x 1
WPS x 1
AC Input : 110V~240V(50~60Hz)
DC Output : 12 V with max. 2 A current
Windows® 8.1 , 32bit/64bit
Windows® 8 , 32bit/64bit
Windows® 7 , 32bit/64bit
Windows® Vista , 32bit/64bit
Windows® 2000 , 32bit/64bit
Windows® XP , 32bit/64bit
Windows® Server 2003
Windows® Server 2008
Mac OS X 10.5
Mac OS X 10.6
Mac OS X 10.7
Mac OS X 10.8
Mac OS X 10.9
Mac OS X 10.10
Linux Kernel (Support Ubuntu only)
207 x 148.8 x 35.5 ~ mm (WxDxH)
RT-AC55UHP Dual-band Wireless-AC1200 Gigabit Router
Support CD (user manual)
Quick Start Guide
2 detachable antennas
Wireless router mode
Access point mode
Media bridge mode
Actual data throughput will vary from network conditions and environmental factors.
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