Asus RT-N56U Dual-Band Wireless-N600 Gigabit Router, 2.45GHz & 5GHz Bands, 128 MB RAM, 300000 Data Sessions, USB2.0

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About Asus RT-N56U

The Asus Dual Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router is a versatile, high-performance router designed to effectively work with a wide variety of wireless and wired devices on your network. This router can connect to your wireless N, B and G devices and operates on both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands. Operating on dual bands at the same time allows you to experience optimal data transfer speeds, so that you experience little to no lag or interference. As such, each band can transfer data concurrently at up to 300Mbps. You can surf the Internet, send emails, or download files on the 2.4GHz band and stream multimedia content, such as HD video, music, or online games on the 5GHz band.

This router also utilizes a Gigabit Ethernet WAN port for connecting to your modem and features four Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports for establishing high-speed wired connections to any of your Ethernet-enabled devices. Beyond these ports, the router also has two USB 2.0 ports, which allow you to connect NAS storage devices or printers. With an easy-to-use interface, Asus's Ai Radar technology and support for up to 300,000 data sessions, this router is a sure-shot way to brilliantly bring the Internet to your wired and wireless devices on your home or office network.

Asus RT-N56U Features

  • Dual-Band for Lag-Free Entertainment: Double your wireless performance and bandwidth with simultaneous 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands that can transfer data up to speeds of 300Mbps concurrently. The wireless HD content streaming can even take place on the 5GHz band
  • Gigabit Internet Surfing with Hardware NAT: Equipped with NAT acceleration engine and built-in Gigabit Ethernet, this router gives you full Gigabit internet performance, making its WAN to LAN throughput up to 2-5 times greater than that of traditional software-based NAT Gigabit routers
  • Plug-n-Surf and Hassle-Free Management: ASUS EZ UI offers you an intuitive router setup without read manuals. What's more, you can enjoy simultaneous printing and scanning by connecting an all-in-one printer to the router via the USB port
  • Ai Radar Optimized and Reliable Wireless Coverage: This unique and efficient design drastically increases wireless signal coverage and quality without increasing power consumption. It intelligently adapts beam patterns to local conditions to enable higher-gain directional signal emulation
  • Powerful Online Multitasking at up to 300,000 Data Sessions: Support for a massive data pipeline of up to 300,000 data sessions means this router has around 20 times the networking capacity of other high session routers, so multiple data transfer jobs don't slow down even during heavy load
  • Multi-Function Twin USB Ports: With effortless connectivity to FTP, SAMBA, UPnP AV servers and DLNA standard compatible devices, sharing and networking become easier than ever
  • Security: The router supports a variety of encryption, such as 64/128-bit WEP, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WPA-Enterprise, WPA2-Enterprise and WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup). It also supports NAT and SPI firewalls

Asus RT-N56U Specifications

LAN Ports
WAN x 1, LAN x 4 RJ-45 for 10/100/1000 Base T
Supports Ethernet and 802.3 with max bit rate 10/100/1000Mbps and auto cross-over function (MDI-X)
2 x internal antenna for 2.4GHz application with 3.8dBi gain
3 x internal antenna for 5GHz application with 5.1dBi gain
8 MB flash and 128 MB RAM
USB port
USB2.0 x 2
Power Adapter
AC input: 100V-240V (50-60HZ)
DC output: 19V/1.58A
Operating Frequency
Simultaneous 2.4GHz and 5GHz
Data Rate
802.11n: up to 300Mbps
802.11a/g: up to 54Mbps
802.11b: up to 11Mbps
Supports 64/128-bit WEP
WPA-Enterprise, WPA2-Enterprise
WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup)
Quality of Service and traffic monitor
DHCP server (up to 253 IP addresses)
Web-based administration
Firmware upgrade
Save/restore configuration file
Network Protocol
Automatic IP, static IP, PPPoE (MPPE supported), PPTP, L2TP
Firewall: NAT and SPI (Stateful Packet Inspection), intrusion detection including logging
Logging: dropped packet, security event, syslog
Filtering: port, IP packet, URL keyword, MAC address
System Requirements
Ethernet RJ-45 LAN port at 10Base-T, 100Base-TX, 1000BaseTX
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n wireless capability
An installed TCP/IP service
Web browser such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, or Google Chrome
Power Requirements
AC input: 100V-240V 50-60 Hz
DC output: 19V/1.58A
Operating Temperature
32Deg. to 104Deg.F / 0Deg. to 40Deg.C
Storage Temperature
32Deg. to 158Deg.F / 0Deg. to 70Deg.C
Operating Humidity
50% to 90%
Storage Humidity
20% to 90%
Dimensions (W x H x D)
6.77 x 5.7 x 2.36" / 17.2 x 14.5 x 6.0 cm
0.73 lb / 330 g
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