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Since this product is advertised on Asus, this model is currently being manufactured.


Wireless Performance Explained

Advertised Speed of 5Ghz band

Theoretical 802.11ac speed on 5Ghz band (using 80Mhz channel, 256-QAM, 400 ns GI):

  • 2 spatial streams x 433.3 mbps/stream = 866.6 mbps


This is classified as a “Low-Performer” 802.11ac wifi system. If higher performance is needed, consider upgrading to a “Top-Performer”. Read: What’s the fastest 802.11ac (wifi5) wifi system possible?


  • WPA2-Personal (128-bit encryption)
  • WPA2-Enterprise (128-bit encryption)

Firmware Changelog

Does this support automatic firmware updates? To find out. If you have this model, and are running the latest firmware, contact us.

Download the latest firmware from asus.com (2018-04-20)

  • Fixed KRACK vulnerabilities. (2016-10-28)

Security Fixes

  • Fixed a security vulnerability regarding CSRF (CVE-2016-6557)
  • Fixed a security vulnerability regarding command injection (CVE-2016-6558).

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed WPS PIN code displaying issue in web GUI.


  • Added new firmware notification function in web GUI.
  • Force user to change the default login password. (2016-05-06)

  • Fixed Time zone issue.
  • Fixed In AP mode the network map show the incorrect channel information
  • Fixed Could note log in to firmware GUI sometimes (2015-10-29)

  • Fix screen 5G and 2.4G show the wrong channel bug.
  • Fix cannot play audio when switch song quickly.
  • Fix audio can’t be muted when volume is set to 0 (2015-07-03)

  • The first version of firmware for RP-AC56