Dual-purpose 300 Mbps wireless ADSL modem router with outstanding flexibility
ASUSWRT Dashboard for easy 30-second setup and advanced network control via an intuitive graphical interface
Four independent SSIDs for flexible Wi-Fi network configuration
Physical WPS button for easy device pairing, plus physical Wi-Fi on/off switch for easy control
Fast Wi-Fi, with more space and less clutter
The ASUS DSL-N12E C1 ADSL modem router has Wi-Fi speeds up to 300Mbps. It replaces the ADSL modem from your internet service provider, saving space and reducing clutter. DSL-N12E C1 features the new ASUSWRT user interface with advanced configuration and monitoring functions, and only takes 30 seconds to set up. Four separate SSIDs give users flexible Wi-Fi network access options. Physical WPS and Wi-Fi on/off button give one-touch control over device pairing and wireless power.
Total flexibility with DSL and Ethernet internet connections
DSL-N12E C1 has multiple ways to connect to the internet, with a choice of DSL or Ethernet. You can use DSL-N12E C1 as a DSL modem Wi-Fi router or a standalone Wi-Fi router according to your needs. And with the ability to switch instantly between connections if one fails (and switch back again when it’s fixed) or combine multiple connections for more bandwidth, it’s perfect for reliable, always-on internet connectivity.
*Requires compatible USB dongle
Powerful and Wide Coverage
Featuring the 5dBi high-gain antennas, the DSL-N12E C1 provides a boosted signal to ensure extended wireless networking range.
Easy 30-second router setup
Use your smartphone, tablet, or PC to effortlessly set up your ASUS router in less than 30 seconds* and in only 3 easy steps. Simply connect the cables to the router, open a Web browser, and follow the setup wizard to get you to the internet in no time.
Step1: Open web browser.
Step2: Enter ID/Password.
* ASUS-tested and verified setup time. Actual duration may vary by ISP, specific connection type, location, and other factors.
Simple setup, powerful features with real-time traffic and connection quality monitoring
With the easy to use ASUSWRT Dashboard, you can setup, monitor and control your network from one intuitive interface.
DSL-N12E C1 features special ADSL-related enhancements to the intuitive ASUSWRT graphical interface, inlcuding a signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) measuring tool for monitoring the stability of an ADSL connection. A traffic monitor shows the data sent and received via the WAN, wired and wireless networks, while a reporting tool lets you send feedback about connection issues directly to a technical support team, with technical log files automatically included. Try it.
Dedicated Wi-Fi for your visitors
Share your internet connection with your guests with no need to share your personal password or network resources. ASUS Guest Network supports up to three separate guest networks, each with its own usage limits and password. Guests cannot access your primary network or any other connected devices.
EZ WPS connection
EZ WPS enables you to set up an encrypted wireless network in 2 steps
Press the WPS button on the wireless adapter. The WPS Wizard pops up and starts searching for WPS-supported routers.
Press and hold the WPS button on your ASUS router for at least four seconds to sync Wi-Fi connection with the new device, and setup is done
Wi-Fi on/off button
WPS button can also work as a Wi-Fi button by configuring from Advanced Settings > Administration page in the ASUSWRT web interface. Simply press the Wi-Fi button on your ASUS router to instantly turn Wi-Fi on or off to save energy.
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.
802.11b : 1, 2, 5.5, 11Mbps
802.11g : 6,9,12,18,24,36,48,54Mbps
802.11n : up to 300Mbps
xDSL Data Rate
ITU G.922.1(G.dmt).ITU G.922.2 (G.lite)
ITU G.922.3 ADSL2(G.dmt.bis)
ADSL/ADSL2/ADSL2+ multimode AnnexA,AnnexB compliant
ADSL 2/2+ 24Mbps downstream
Support Annex A/B/I/J/L/M
Fixed 5 dBi antenna x 2
Power, ADSL, Internet, WLAN, LAN x 4
WPS Button, Reset Button, Power Button, Wireless on/off Button
1 x RJ11 for ADSL
4 x RJ45 10/100 BaseT for LAN
Router Special Features
Multiple SSIDs, Parental Control
13 Europe (ETSI)
32MB DDR / 8MB Flash
64-bit WEP, 128-bit WEP, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPA-Enterprise , WPA2-Enterprise , Radius with 802.1x, WPS support
Web-based GUI configuration
Firmware upgraded, configuration data uploaded and downloaded via Web-based GUI
Auto VPI/VCI detection
Configuration backup and restore
Log & Trace function
AC Input : 100 ~240 V(50~60HZ)
DC Output : 12 V/1 A
123 x 190 x 35 mm (WxDxH)
314 g (Device Only)
Operating Temperature: -10 °C to 50 °C (14 °F to 122 ºF)
Storage Temperature: -40 ° to 60 ° C (-40 °F to 140 °F)
Operating Humidity: 5 % to 95 % (Non-condensing)
Storage Humidity: 5 % to 95 % (Non-condensing)
Windows® 8.1 , 32bit/64bit
Windows® 8 , 32bit/64bit
Windows® 7 , 32bit/64bit
Windows® Vista , 32bit/64bit
Windows® XP , 32bit/64bit
Mac OS X
DSL-N12E_C1 Wireless-N300 ADSL Modem Router
Quick Start Guide
Support CD (user manual, Utilities)
RJ45 cable, RJ11 cable
Splitter (varies with regions)
Localized to different countries
Actual data throughput will vary from network conditions and environmental factors.
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ASUS DSL-N12E 300MBPS WIRELESS N ADSL MODEM ROUTER