ASUS RT-AC87U Wireless-AC2400 Dual Band Gigabit Router


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  • ASUS AiCloud 2.0 lets you access, sync, share and stream your files anywhere, on any internet-connected device.
  • Ultra-fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi router with a combined dual-band data rate of 2334 Mbps for smooth up to 4K/UHD video playback, ultra-fast file-sharing of large files and low-latency online gaming.
  • 4x4 MU-MIMO antenna design with AiRadar universal beamforming for unrivaled multi-device performance and wireless signal coverage up to 465m (around 5,000ft).
  • Built-in USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports for up to 10-times faster data transfers to USB storage devices 2, printer sharing, and 3G/4G dongle support.
  • AiProtection with Trend Micro with triple-strength total network security, plus robust parental controls and privacy protection.

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Ultra-fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi router with a combined dual-band data rate of 2334Mbit/s for smooth up to 4K/UHD video playback, ultra-fast file-sharing of large files and low-latency online gaming.

From the Manufacturer

ASUS RT-AC87U Wireless-AC2400 Router

Fastest Speed. Furthest Coverage. Intuitive Control.

Enter a new era of wireless performance with speeds never before seen, coverage where no router has gone before and more control and security than thought possible. True 4x4 RT-AC87U Wireless-AC2400 Gigabit router delivers up to an incredible 2334 Mbps of concurrent wireless performance for low-latency online gaming, ultra-high bit rate 4k video streaming and conquering the most bandwidth-demanding tasks.

Features At-A-Glance

  • Ultra-fast Wi-Fi router with a combined dual-band data rate of 2334 Mbps for up to 4K UHD video playback, ultra-fast large file sharing and low-latency online gaming
  • World’s first 4-antenna, 4-stream design with AiRadar universal beamforming for wireless signal coverage up to 5,000 square feet (over 450 square meters)
  • Built-in USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports for up to 10 times faster transfer speeds to storage devices, printer networking and 3G/4G dongle support

Unbeatable Hardware

Inspired from the gamer-centric G series notebook, RT-AC87U borrows its design concept from a Stealth Fighter jet with understated curves that beckons power and sophistication. VESA mountable, make RT-AC87U soar as you place it on a wall.

Twin 1 GHz dual-core processors - Robust multitasking performance that effortlessly handles your most demanding internet tasks from all your connected devices simultaneously.

Built-in traffic management – Detects specific activities on your network and intuitively optimizes them for the best performance.

Dual USB ports – Connect a printer, 3G/4G dongle or USB storage device and, with USB 3.0, experience up to 50MB/s read and write transfer speeds.

Game-changing Wireless Performance

Reaching new heights of wireless performance, RT-AC87U is a wireless AC and N router that gives you up to 2334 Mbps of concurrent wireless performance – that’s TurboQAM enhanced for up to 600 Mbps on the 2.4 GHz band and up to 1734 Mbps on the 5 GHz – far surpassing the competition.

Master the current generation – RT-AC87U goes beyond leading high-end performance, it also dominates current generation wireless for the best performance on all your notebooks, smartphones and other connected wireless devices.

Signal Coverage

Featuring a true 4x4 antenna design, RT-AC87U gives you up to 5,000sq ft of wireless coverage that’s 33% further than the latest generation tri-band routers, making it your ideal choice for large homes and multi-floor buildings. Thanks to AiRadar beamforming and unique multi user-MIMO technology, the more devices you use the more the throughput increases.

Multi-user MIMO technology – RT-AC87U is the 1st router to support multi-user MIMO technology for up to 2 times faster performance than single-user MIMO when streaming or transferring data in multi-device environments.

AiRadar beamforming – Combining 802.11ac universal beamforming technology, high-power amplification and exclusive ASUS RF fine-tuning, ASUS Ai Radar delivers up to 33% further coverage than 3-stream antenna designs. In real-world tests, RT-AC87U lets you stream 2 Full HD videos flawlessly at its maximum 5,000sq ft distance.

Set “LAN Speed” Records

RT-AC87U comes with 4 gigabit Ethernet for up to 1000 Mbps performance each and features hardware NAT that intelligently analyzes and optimizes traffic based on its type so whether you’re playing an online game, surfing the web or video chatting, you’re getting the best performance for your task at hand.

Hardware NAT – Removes the bottleneck between the internet and the home network, enabling 2-5 times faster WAN-to-LAN performance vs. traditional software-based NAT.

Link aggregation – Connect a PC with two Ethernet connections to it for combined performance.

Dual WAN support – Convert a LAN port into a WAN and use 2 ISP connections for load-balancing or redundancy.

Tested Compatibility

With extensive testing and development across all networking products, RT-AC87U is specially-designed to work with adapters, media players and other wireless devices to deliver the best performance – even optimizing latest gen gaming consoles Xbox One and PlayStation 4.

Multiple device support – Connect over 20 wireless devices at once without compromising performance.

Time Machine support – Supports Time Machine backups with Apple devices.

WPS – lets you connect devices instantly with a press of the WPS button.

VPN support – Configure a VPN server or turn your network-connected devices into VPN-enabled clients with PPTP and OpenVPN protocol support.

DD-WRT support – Community accessible lets you change the user interface to enable specific tasks, functions and features.

ASUSWRT User Interface

The built-in web-based ASUSWRT user interface gives you access to the 30-second, web-based installation process, AiCloud 2.0 and many more advanced wireless management options. ASUSWRT is web-based so unlike other routers that require separate app downloads or limit what you can change via mobile devices, you get access to everything from any device you can connect to the router with.

Network map – Comprehensive network map shows you at a glance which devices are connected to your router and their connection status.

Guest Network – Lets you create up to 6 guest networks with customized access times and site restrictions.

Adaptive QoS – Ensures inbound and outbound bandwidth on both wired and wireless connections for prioritized applications and tasks via pre-defined, drag-and-drop presets.

AiProtection – Schedule times that devices can access the internet, restrict specific sites and prevent malware infections with Trend Micro-enhanced security.

USB Application – Control tasks related to USB connected storage devices, printers and other devices.

Advanced Security

The most advanced built-in parental controls in mainstream routers today, RT-AC87U features AiProtection with Trend Micro uses real-time network monitoring to detect malware and other intrusions before it reaches your PC or device.

Router security scan – Scans your router for any security vulnerabilities and recommends options to increase protection.

Malicious site blocking – Restricts access to known malicious websites in Trend Micro’s database for always-up-to-date protection.

Infected device prevention and blocking – Prevents infected devices from communicating personal information and/or infected status to external parties.

Time scheduling – Schedule time limits for specific guest accounts and devices and even schedule what times you want your wireless signal to be active for full proof protection.

Web and app filters – Keyword and URL filter to block access to unwanted websites and apps.

Vulnerability protection – Resolves common exploits within the router configuration.

Port filtering – Customize outbound service filtering and block ports to prevent access from unwanted intrusions.

Your Network With You Wherever You Go

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. Even better, AiCloud can be connected to another compatible router to expand your cloud even further and has been updated to include real-time information about your connected devices.


  • Network Standard: IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11h, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11d, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.11i, IEEE 802.11e, IPv4, IPv6
  • Data Rate: 802.11ac: Up to 1734 Mbps 802.11n (2.4 GHz): Up to 600 Mbps (5 GHz): Up to 450 Mbps 802.11a/g: Up to 54 Mbps 802.11b: Up to 11 Mbps
  • 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, System Event Log
  • Weight: 747g / 1.65 lbs

About ASUS

Leading Router Brand

As the world’s top three consumer notebook brand and maker of the world’s best-selling motherboards, ASUS prides itself by making products that always “START with PEOPLE.” With a persistent approach to innovation, ASUS goes beyond satisfying current consumer needs to surpass expectations and spark the imaginations of people everywhere. ASUS designs and manufactures a diverse range of products as part of our relentless search for incredible, including motherboards, graphics cards, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, networking devices, servers, smartphones and tablets.

  • Product Dimensions: 15.3 x 3.7 x 9.2 inches ; 2 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 4 pounds ( )
  • Item model number: RT-AC87U
  • Manufacturer’s warranty can be requested from customer service. to make a request to customer service.

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