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ASUS DSL-AC56U Dual-Band VDSL/ADSL Modem WiFi Router

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About this product


Product overview

• Dual-band wireless AC speeds up to 867Mbps on 5GHz and 300Mbps on 2.4GHz
• Four RJ45 10/100Mbps LAN ports and one RJ45 10/100Mbps WAN port
• Two USB 2.0 ports for media streaming, 3G/4G support and all-in-one printer sharing
• Gigabit Ethernet wired speed of over 900Mbps

Special features
• Four internal antennas to maximise your wireless possibilities
• ASUS AiRadar intelligently improves wireless connections by using exclusive ASUS RF fine-tuning

What is the connectivity of this router like?
This ASUS router is suitable for medium sized houses or small offices with a connection point for wired or wireless network devices. The DSL-AC56U has multiple ways of connecting to the internet, as you can connect through either DSL, Ethernet or 3G/4G LTE. You can use the DSL-AC56U as a DSL modem, or a Wi-Fi router, depending on your needs. You can also switch instantly between connections if one fails or combine multiple connections for more bandwidth, making this router extra reliable.

What can I expect from the wireless connections of this router?
This router features four internal dBi antennas with enhanced signal range and stability. ASUS AiRadar improves your wireless connections with devices by using exclusive ASUS RF fine-tuning. This extends coverage, increasing data transfer speeds and enhancing stability to make sure you are always connected. You can pair devices to this router by using the WPS one touch button.

What wired connections are available on this router?
As well as the WAN cable (RJ45) connection on this router, you are supplied with four Gigabit Ethernet ports. These ports can be used to provide a stable transfer of data between devices that require high network usage. They can also be used to connect devices such as smart TVs and games consoles that do not have the capability to attach to your wireless network. With the built-in USB 2.0 and 3.0 ports, you can connect external storage devices, printers, scanners and other USB devices to share with your networked PCs. The wealth of connectivity options are a great reason to make the DSL-AC56U your media and device centre.

What features does this router provide?
ASUS AiCloud keeps you connected to your data wherever and whenever you have an internet connection. Linking you to your home network and online web storage service also lets you access data through the AiCloud smartphone app available on iOS and Android devices as well as computers and laptops. 'Download master' and 'enhanced media server' features let you download and play multimedia files stored on a wide range of compatible devices such as PC, iPad, PS4, Xbox and smart TV. The Download master can also download files while your PC is turned off, and allows you to manage and monitor download status remotely.



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Which firmware does it have on it? Tomato or DD-WRT?

Asked by: Mark
This has the standard ASUS firmware on it. we do not provide alternative, unsupported firmware.
Answered by: Dale
Date published: 2017-08-15
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