RT-AC51U

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Purchase

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Availability

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

Performance

Wireless Performance Explained

Advertised Speed of 5Ghz band

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

  • 1 spatial streams x 433.3 mbps/stream = 433.3 mbps

Danger

This is classified as a “Very-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?

Security

  • 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

3.0.0.4.380.8376 (2018-08-24)

  • Fixed the bug which client list show incorrectly on APP.

3.0.0.4.380.8355 (2018-08-01)

  • Modified Quick Internet Setup wizard process.
  • Modified the EULA for DDNS.
  • Fixed NTP time zone synchronization bug.
  • Main SSID and guest network can hide independently.

3.0.0.4.380.8282 (2018-05-21)

  • Improved system stability.
  • Fixed XSS vulnerability. Thanks to Yonghui Han of Fortinet’s FortiGuard Labs.
  • Fixed CVE-2018-8877, CVE-2018-8878, CVE-2018-8879
  • Fixed plain text password vulnerability in lighttpd.
  • Fixed AiCloud login bugs.
  • Modified Quick Internet Setup wizard process.