Asus RT-AX56U Review

Dual Band WiFi 6 router supporting MU-MIMO and OFDMA technology, with AiProtection Pro network security by Trend Micro, compatible with AiMesh WiFi system.

RT-AX56U is a 2×2 dual-band Wi-Fi router that provides 80MHz bandwidth and 1024-QAM for dramatically faster wireless connections. With a total networking speed of about 1800Mbps – 574Mbps on the 2.4GHz band and 1201Mbps on the 5GHz band – RT-AX56U is 1.5X faster than 802.11ac 2×2 dual-band routers.

RT-AX56U has lifetime free AiProtection Pro, powered by Trend Micro™ with automatic, regularly updated security signatures to protect your devices and personal data from internet threats. RT-AX56U can deliver smooth, reliable Wi-Fi to every part of your home.

Specifications

  • Network Standard
    IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11ax, IPv4, IPv6
  • Coverage
    Large homes
  • Data Rate
    802.11a : 6,9,12,18,24,36,48,54 Mbps
    802.11b : 1, 2, 5.5, 11 Mbps
    802.11g : 6,9,12,18,24,36,48,54 Mbps
    802.11n: up to 300 Mbps
    802.11ac: up to 867 Mbps
    802.11ax (2.4GHz) : up to 574 Mbps
    802.11ax (5GHz) : up to 1201 Mbps
  • Antenna
    External antenna x 2
  • Transmit/Receive
    2.4 GHz 2 x 2
    5 GHz 2 x 2
  • Processor
    1.5GHz quad-core processor
  • Memory
    256 MB Flash
    512 MB RAM
  • Wi-Fi Technology
    OFDMA (Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access)
    Beamforming: standard-based and universal
    1024-QAM high data rate
    20/40/80 MHz bandwidth
  • Operating Frequency
    2.4 GHz / 5 GHz
  • Encryption
    WPA3-Personal, WPA2-Personal, WPA-Personal, WPA-Enterprise, WPA2-Enterprise, WPS support
  • Firewall & Access Control
    Firewall: SPI intrusion detection, DoS protection
    Access control:Parental control, Network service filter, URL filter, Port filter
  • Management
    UPnP, IGMP v1/v2/v3, DNS Proxy, DHCP, NTP Client, DDNS, Port Trigger, Port Forwarding, DMZ, System Event Log
  • VPN Support
    IPSec server
    PPTP server
    OpenVPN server
    PPTP client
    L2TP client
    OpenVPN client
  • WAN Connection Type
    Internet connection type: Automatic IP, Static IP, PPPoE(MPPE supported), PPTP, L2TP
  • Utilities
    Router setup wizard; Firmware restoration; Device discovery
  • Ports
    RJ45 for Gigabits BaseT for WAN x 1, RJ45 for Gigabits BaseT for LAN x 4
    USB 2.0 x 1
    USB 3.1 Gen 1 x 1
  • Features
    Router app
    MU-MIMO
    Smart Connect
    Traffic Analyzer
    Adaptive QoS
    AiProtection Pro
    Parental Control
    Guest Network :
    VPN server: PPTP Server, OpenVPN Server, IPSec server
    VPN client : PPTP client, L2TP client, OpenVPN client
    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
  • Button
    WPS Button, Reset Button, Power Switch
  • LED Indicator
    Power x 1
    LAN x 4
    WAN x 1
    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
    Windows® 7
    Mac OS X 10.6 or Above
    iOS 9.0 or higher
    AndroidTM
  • Dimensions
    223.5 x 129.3 x 47.5 mm (WxDxH)
  • Weight
    456 g
  • Package Content
    RT-AX56U
    RJ45 x1
    Adapter x1
    QSG x1
    Warranty Card x1

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