• Dual-band (2.4 + 5 GHz) AC2900 wireless routerwith the latest 802.11ac MU-MIMO technology for data transfer speeds up to 2900 Mbps
  • 1.8GHz 64bit Dual-Core processoroptimizes network traffic and connectivity speeds from the USB 3.1 Gen1 and 4x Gigabit LAN ports
  • Designed for lag-free online gaming and flawless 4K UHD streamingwith WTFast® Game Accelerator and Adaptive QoS
  • AiProtection Powered by Trend Micro™provides built-in 24/7 protection from external attacks and threats, neutralizing them before they reach your network or connected devices
  • Manage your network with the ASUS Router app– setup your network, manage usage and parental controls, even get instant notifications about important network-based events
  • AiMesh Supported - Connect to other compatible ASUS routers to create a powerful and flexible whole-home Wi-Fi network
Product Name:
RT-AC86U
Part Number:
90IG0401-BX1000
$229.99

Delivery Most orders ship out within 24 hours
Pickup A click away from your pick
Free Shipping
Free shipping For orders over $39.99
Online customer service
Get help buying You can email, chat, or call us any time
Safe and Secure Payment
Safe and secure payment Your data is encrypted for your protection
3 years manufacturer warranty
Warranty 3 year manufacturer warranty
Free Shipping
Free shipping For orders over $39.99
Online customer service
Get help buying You can email, chat, or call us any time
Safe and Secure Payment
Safe and secure payment Your data is encrypted for your protection
3 years manufacturer warranty
Warranty 3 year manufacturer warranty

Tech Specs

Network Standard

IEEE 802.11a
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11g
WiFi 4 (802.11n)
WiFi 5 (802.11ac)
IPv4
IPv6

Data Rate

802.11a : up to 54 Mbps
802.11b : up to 11 Mbps
802.11g : up to 54 Mbps
WiFi 4 (802.11n) : up to 450 Mbps
802.11ac : up to 1734 Mbps
1024QAM (2.4GHz) : up to 750 Mbps
1024QAM (5GHz) : up to 2167 Mbps

Antenna

External detachable antenna x 3 Internal antenna x 1

Transmit/Receive

MIMO technology
2.4GHz 3x3
5GHz 4x4

Processor

1.8 GHz dual-core processor

Memory

256 MB Flash, 512 MB RAM

Boosts speed

Beamforming: standard-based and universal 1024-QAM high data rate 20/40/80 MHz bandwidth

Operating Frequency

2.4G Hz / 5 GHz

Ports

RJ45 for 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 Button, Wireless on/off Button

LED Indicator

Power x 1 Wi-Fi x 2 WAN x 1 WPS x 1 LAN x 4

Power Supply

AC Input : 110V~240V(50~60Hz) DC Output : 19 V with max. 1.75 A current

Product Weight (g)

872 g

AiMesh

AiMesh : Yes
Primary AiMesh router : Yes
AiMesh node : Yes

Router APP

ASUS Router APP : Yes

Game

Game Boost/acceleration : Yes
WTFast : Yes

Alexa

Support Alexa skil : No

IFTTT

Support IFTTT : No

AiProtection

AiProtection : AiProtection Pro
Router Security Assessment : Yes
Malicious site blocking : Yes
Two-Way IPS : Yes
Infected Device Prevention and Blocking ; Yes

Parental Control

Parental Control : Yes
Parental Control Customized Internet schedule : Yes

Traffic Control

Adaptive QoS : Yes
Bandwidth Monitor : Yes
Bandwidth limiter : Yes
Maximum Bandwidth limiter rule : 32
Traditional QoS : Yes
Maximum Traditional QoS rule : 32
Traffic Monitor : Yes
Real-time traffic monitor : Yes
Wired Traffic Monitor : Yes
Wireless Traffic Monitor : Yes
Traffic Analyzer : Yes
Traffic analysis period : Daily, Weekly, Monthly
Website history : Yes

Wireless

IPv6 : Yes
MU-MIMO : Yes
Wi-Fi Encryption : Open system, WPA/WPA2-Personal, WPA/WPA2-Enterprise
UTF-8 SSID : Yes
Guest Network : Yes
Maximum Guest Network rule : 2.4GHz x3, 5GHz x3
Guest Network Encryption : Open system, WPA/WPA2-Personal
WPS : Yes
Wi-Fi MAC address filter : Yes
Maximum MAC filters : 64
Wireless scheduler : Yes
Airtime fairness : Yes
RADIUS Server : Yes
Universal beamforming : Yes
Explicit beamforming : Yes
IGMP snooping : Yes

WAN

Internet connection Type : PPPoE, PPTP, L2TP, Automatic IP, Static IP
Dual WAN : Yes
WAN Aggregation : No
3G/4G LTE dongle : Yes
Android tethering : Yes
Port forwarding : Yes
Maximum port forwarding rule : 64
Port triggering : Yes
Maximum port triggering rule : 32
DMZ : Yes
DDNS : Yes
NAT Passthrough : PPTP, L2TP, IPSec, RTSP, H.323, SIP Passthrough,PPPoE relay

LAN

DHCP Server : Yes
IPTV : Yes
LAN Link Aggregation : No
Manually assign IP address : Yes
Maximum manually assign IP address rule : 64

VPN

VPN Client L2PT : Yes
VPN Client OVPN : Yes
VPN Client PPTP : Yes
VPN Server IPSec : Yes
VPN Server OVPN : Yes
VPN Server PPTP : Yes
VPN Fusion : No

USB application

File System : HFS+, NTFS, vFAT, ext2, ext3, ext4
3G/4G LTE dongle : Yes
HDD hibernation : Yes
Safely Remove disk : Yes
AiCloud : Yes
Download master : Yes
AiDisk : Yes
Media Server : Yes
Time Machine : Yes
Samba Server : Yes
FTP Server : Yes
Shared Folder privileges : Yes

Administration

Operating mode : Accesspoint, AiMeshnode, Mediabridge, Repeater, Router
Operating system : ASUSWRT
Free OS upgrade : Yes
Firewall : Yes
Maximum Firewall keyword filter : 64
Maximum Firewall network service filter : 32
Maximum Firewall URL filter : 64
Wake on LAN (WOL) : Yes
SSH : Yes
Configuration backup and restore : Yes
Diagnosis tools : Yes
Feedback system : Yes
System log : Yes

Shopping FAQ

Order

What is the order processing time?
            Orders are processed Monday through Friday during normal business hours and will not be processed during weekends and/or holidays. Most orders are processed within two business days.

How do I make changes to my order?
            We cannot make changes to an existing order.

What if I'm having trouble placing an order?
            Please call us toll-free at 855-755-2787, Monday ~ Friday, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. PST, or email us at onlineservice@asus.com.

Disclaimer
            Please note that order confirmations will only come from onlineservice@asus.com. If you receive an order confirmation from another email address, please contact us directly by calling toll-free at 855-755-2787, Monday ~ Friday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. PST, or emailing us at onlineservice@asus.com.

Payment

What payment methods can I use to pay my order?
            We accept most credit and debit cards.

When does my credit card get charged?
            To ensure you are totally satisfied with your purchase, Asus will not charge your credit card until your order has been shipped. At the time you place your order, we'll pre-authorize your card for the total amount plus all applicable taxes and shipping charges.

Shipping and Delivery

Free ground shipping on all orders over $39.99.

Do you offer a weekend delivery service option?
            Unfortunately, weekend delivery is not an available shipping option.

Can I have my order redirected to another address?
            If there was an error on your address when placing your order, please feel free to reach out to us so we can do our best to fix it. However, we are unfortunately not able to update all shipments. Our carrier will attempt to deliver three times before re-routing shipments back to us.

Do you ship internationally?
            No, we do not currently ship internationally.

Why do you require a signature to receive a package?
            Our shipments contain valuable equipment and we like to ensure that our customers receive their products safely. If you will not be at the shipping address to accept delivery of your product, consider shipping the item to an address where you or someone you trust will be available to sign for your package. We highly encourage customers to ship to their billing address to facilitate a faster turnaround time. To ensure our customers receive their package, signatures are required on most orders.

What happens if I am not available to sign for my order?
            Most of our carriers make three attempts to deliver a package. After three delivery attempts, our couriers will return your order to us.

What should I do if my shipment is delayed, lost, or has an issue?
            Please notify us within 2 business days at toll-free at 855-755-2787, Monday ~ Friday, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. PST, or via email at onlineservice@asus.com.

Refunds and Returns

Return Policy
            Our return policy allows for returns within 30-calendar days of your order being placed on eligible items*. Please note that you may be charged a 15% Restocking Fee for non-defective returned items, or if the product is in opened or missing accessories. Prices are subjected to change without prior notice. Any returns after 30-calender days are not eligible for refund.
* Select items are not eligible for return
* Warranty cards with the code scratched are not eligible for return
* Warranty card returns must be initiated within 14 days for purchase
* Software, driver disc, or damaged items are not eligible for return

How do I return a product?
            To return a product, sign in an click on your account, selecting "Check My Order" from the dropdown. Please click on View Order for the order you wish to return and follow the prompts to start the return process. Please wait for a few minutes and click on the My Returns section in the left hand bar and click into the return to get your shipping label. We will refund you after we receive and inspect your return as long as you are within the return window. If you are having issues, please call ASUS Customer service at 1-855-755-2787 to assist you.

Do I have to pay for return shipping?
            If any conditions below are met within 30-calendar days from the purchased date we will provide a pre-paid return label.
• Defective
• Damaged due to shipping
• Incorrect product
• Missing accessories
For any other condition you will have to pay for the return shipping.