Network & ConnectivityRoutersOther models of Asus

ASUS RT-AC56S AC1200 Dual-Band Gigabit Router, 802.11 B/G/N/AC, 5GHz/867Mbps, 2.4GHz/300 Mbps, 1x USB2.0 & USB3.0 for 3G/4G Sharing or Media / Print-server Functionality, ASUSWRT, IPTV support (RT-AC56S)

The ASUS RT-AC56S leads the way in next generation routers, offering dual-band Gigabit wireless with all-new 802.11ac Wi-Fi. Its powerful 128MB DDR3 RAM provide the best performance in both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz. The 5 GHz band works at up to 867Mbps, while the 2.4 GHz frequency tops 300 Mbps, serving an incredible combined bandwidth of 1167 Mbps. That's three times the speed of standard 2x2 wireless-N routers! Plus, a USB 3.0 port means data transfers at up to ten times the speed of USB 2.0. The exclusive ASUSWRT interface delivers 30-second setup, multiple SSIDs, and IPv6 support to further enhance networking, while USB 3.0/USB 2.0 ports instantly turn the RT-AC56S into a file, 3G/4G sharing, enhanced media server, VPN, and printer server for the ultimate in multi-role router functionality
Product OverviewRouter Asus RT-AC56S
ASUS RT-AC56S01
02
03
Product SpecificationRouter Asus RT-AC56S
Essentials
Network Type
Wireless
WAN-port
Wi-Fi
Ports
4 x 10/100/1000 Mbps RJ45
Wi-FiSpeed
867 Mbps
300 Mbps
Frequency Wireless
2.4 GHz
5 GHz
LAN Speed
1 Gbits
Antenna
On-Board
Antennas Quantity
Internal PCB antenna x4
Wireless Security
4-bit WEP, 128-bit WEP, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPA-Enterprise , WPA2-Enterprise , Radius with 802.1x, WPS support
Standards Compliance
IEEE 802.11a
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11g
IEEE 802.11ac
IEEE 802.3u
Security
Firewall:SPI intrusion detection,DoS protection Access control:Parental control, Network service filter, URL filter, Port filter
Additional Features
Product Segment AC1200 enhanced AC performance : 300+867 Mbps
Coverage Medium homes
Data Rate 802.11n : up to 300 Mbps 802.11ac : up to 867 Mbps
Transmit/Receive MIMO technology 2.4 GHz 2 x 2 5 GHz 2 x 2
Memory 128 MB Flash 128 MB RAM
3G/4G data sharing / Printer Server - Multifunctional printer support (Windows only) - LPR protocol support
Management UPnP, DLNA, IGMP v1/v2/v3, DNS Proxy, DHCP, NTP Client, DDNS, Port Trigger, Virtual Server, DMZ, Universal Repeater, System Event Log
AiDisk file server - Samba and FTP server with account management
IPTV support
VPN Pass-Through
PPTP
L2TP
IPsec
Special
Packing Weight
1220g
Packing Width
320mm
Packing Depth
240mm
Packing Height
50mm
Package Type
BOX
Links
Specification
Product DescriptionRouter Asus RT-AC56S
  • Network Standard
    IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11d, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.11i, IEEE 802.11e, IPv4, IPv6
  • Product Segment
    AC1200 enhanced AC performance : 300+867 Mbps
  • Coverage
    Medium homes
  • Data Rate
    802.11n : up to 300 Mbps
    802.11ac : up to 867 Mbps
  • Antenna
    Internal PCB antenna x 4
  • Transmit/Receive
    MIMO technology
    2.4 GHz 2 x 2
    5 GHz 2 x 2
  • Memory
    128 MB Flash
    128 MB RAM
  • Operating Frequency
    2.4 GHz / 5 GHz
  • Encryption
    64-bit WEP, 128-bit WEP, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPA-Enterprise , WPA2-Enterprise , Radius with 802.1x, WPS support
  • Firewall & Access Control
    Firewall:SPI intrusion detection,DoS protection 
    Access control:Parental control, Network service filter, URL filter, Port filter
  • Management
    UPnP, DLNA, IGMP v1/v2/v3, DNS Proxy, DHCP, NTP Client, DDNS, Port Trigger, Virtual Server, DMZ, Universal Repeater, System Event Log
  • WAN Connection Type
    Internet connection type : 
    WAN Bridge support
    Multicast Proxy support
    Multicast Rate Setting support
  • Ports
    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
  • Button
    WPS Button, Reset Button, Power Switch, Wireless on/off Button
  • Features
    Airtime Fairness
    SmartQoS
    - WMM
    - 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
    Mac OS Backup
    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
  • LED Indicator
    Power x 1
    LAN x 1
    WAN x 1
    USB x 2
    Wi-Fi x 2
  • Power Supply
    AC Input : 110V~240V(50~60Hz)
    DC Output : 12 V with max. 2 A current
  • OS Support
    Windows® 10 
    Windows® 8.1 
    Windows® 8 
    Windows® 7 
    Windows® Vista 
    Windows® 2000 
    Windows® ME
    Windows® XP 
    Windows® Server 2003
    Windows® Server 2008
    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
    Mac OS X 
    Linux Kernel (Support Ubuntu only)
    Linux
  • Dimensions
    147 x 205 x 66 ~ mm (WxHxD)
  • Weight
    406 g
  • Package Content
    1 x RT-AC56S Dual Band Wireless-AC1200 Gigabit Router 
    1 x RJ-45 cable
    1 x Power adapter
    1 x Warranty card 
    1 x QSG
  • Operation mode
    Wireless router mode
    Range extender mode
    Access point mode
    Media bridge mode
Customer Reviews

0
on 0 reviews
Other ProductsRouter Asus RT-AC56S
Asus VG248QE 24" Full HD WS 1MS 144Hz LED Monitor[VG248QE] Asus DSL-AC68U Dual-Band Wireless AC1900 Gigabit ADSL/VDSL Modem Router, Compatible with ADSL2/2+, ADSL, VDSL2, USB3.0 port Asus RT-AC88U Dual-Band Wireless-AC3100 8 Ports Gigabit Router, ultimate AC performance up to 1000+2167 Mbps, USB 3.0 Port, 1.4 GHz Dual-Core processor, MU-MIMO Technology Asus HZ-3 USB3.0 Docking Station for Laptops with HDMI, DVI-I, USB 3.0 Ports, Gigabit Ethernet ASUS RT-AC56S AC1200 Dual-Band Gigabit Router, 802.11 B/G/N/AC, 5GHz/867Mbps, 2.4GHz/300 Mbps, 1x USB2.0 & USB3.0 for 3G/4G Sharing or Media / Print-server Functionality, ASUSWRT, IPTV support Asus Strix Glide Control Mouse Pad weave fabric for smooth control and absolute precision Asus VW24ATLR 24" FullHD Wide LED Monitor, 1920x1080, 16:9, 5ms, Speakers, DVI, S-DUB, Pivot, Swivel, Height Adjust Asus VX248H 24" FullHD LED Monitor, 1ms, 16:9 1920x1080, Speakers, HDMI x2, D-Sub, DVI-D, Tilt Asus VX24AH IPS LED WQHD Monitor, 2560x1440, 16:9, Frameless Design, Speakers, HDMI x 2, D-Sub, Tilt Asus PG278Q ROG SWIFT 27" Gaming Monitor, LED 2K-QHD, 16:9, 2560x1440, Height Tilt Adjust Stand, Pivot, VESA, G-Sync Asus MX27AQ 27" IPS LED Wide Frameless Monitor, 2560x1440 WQHD, HDMI x2, DisplayPort, Speakers, Tilt Asus PB278QR 27" 16:9 WQHD LED IPS Monitor, 2560 x 1440, 5ms, 178°/178°, Tilt, Swivel, Pivot, Height Adjustment, HDMI, D-Sub, DPort, Dual-link DVI-D Asus MB169B+ 15.6" IPS FullHD 1920x1080 Portable USB powered monitor, ASUS EzLink Technology, USB 3.0 Port Asus VW22ATL 22” 16:10 Wide Monitor, 1680x1050, 5ms, Speakers, Tilt, Swivel, Pivot, DVI, VGA Asus RT-AC87U Wireless AC2400 Dual-band 4Ports Gigabit Router, up to 2334Mbit/s, USB2.0&USB3.0 Ports, Black

Router is mostly used to connect different types of multiple networks. Particularly router is used for connection of local network to the internet. In addition, routers are highly effective at low quality signal. It is also important that the router provides network connection for several computers. The router allows you to pay only for one ISP connection. Thus, the wireless router recompense its cost very fast.

Modern routers are divided into two main types. These are wired and wireless routers. In recent years wireless routers are gaining popularity. These routers can be used almost everywhere because of lack of necessity to run cables. Wireless router provides unlimited freedom and allows to place system units in any convenient location. Due to special technology, wireless router receives or transmits a signal regardless of construction and material of the building. That is why a wireless router makes it easy to create a home or office network. Wireless routers are very simple and straightforward to set up. Following step-by-step instructions, you can easily set up a wireless router, even without having special knowledge. It stands to mention that the wireless router will provide a reliable safety of your network. For example, a wireless router eliminates unauthorized access to your computer. This is possible because wireless routers support multiple encryption protocols. Additionally a wireless router is equipped with a double firewall. Using a wireless router, you safely protect yourself from hackers and virus attacks.

Other advantage of WiFi router is efficient traffic management. Therefore, WiFi routers can simultaneously transmit multiple data streams. WiFi router effectively distributes and thus reduces the network load. In this regard, specifications of WiFi routers are far superior to switches. In addition, WiFi routers come with a number of other useful features. For example, a router-access point allows you to connect a printer, scanner, web camera or flash drive to your USB-port. Download and install of additional programs is not required. After the download of automatic drivers WiFi router provides easy access to all devices on the computers connected to the network. In the office it is important that the router can handle multiple requests. Due to this, router greatly streamlines and speeds up the production process.

Additionally, the router allows you to save your money, excluding purchase of special server to control the devices, mentioned above. Thanks to support of the relevant protocol, VPN-Router automatically detects all networked multimedia players.

In general, the opportunities offered by modern Wireless Router, are really extensive. Therefore, choosing a router, you should attentively read its specifications. You can read a detailed description of the router of your interest on pages of our online shop Acatana. Here you find testimonials of those who have already bought a router from us, visual materials and comparative reviews. Routers are represented in our list with the broadest range of products. You can buy wireless or wired router (for home or office) from leading manufacturers to an affordable price. These are Asus, Belkin, D-Link, Linksys, Tenda, Zyxel, TP-Link and others. Our shop assistants help you to choose the router, which price and specifications suit you perfectly. If you have already chosen the router, you can buy it right now.

The routers are mostly purchased by those whose professional activity or hobby are related to the Internet. Online you can buy a router, not even looking up from your computer screen. In order to buy a router WiFi, you need to fulfill a series of simple steps for filling in an order form online. Buying a wired or wireless router in our online store, you get a number of obvious advantages. In addition to the relatively low prices, a flexible form of payment is worth noting. You choose a payment method on your own. Therefore, you can pay a router by wire transfer. Either you can buy a router for cash in any of our offices. You can also buy routers, using electronic payments. In addition, routers for home and office, as well as any other type of products are delivered to our customers by courier service. If you are a resident of a large city, you will receive your router in a few hours. In other regions, the router is delivered in 1-3 days. In any case, buying a router in our online store Acatana, you save not only money, but also time.

Working hours
9:00am — 5:30pm
MON - FRI
We acceptVISAMasterCard
Acatana.com.au © 2017. All rights reserved
All prices shown are in Australian dollars and Include GST unless otherwise stated.