About ASUS RT-AC68U Router
The ASUS RT-AC68U Router is the world s fastest wi-fi router, with combined dual-band data rates of up to 1900 mbps. 1300 Mbps 802.11Ac at 5 ghz gives gigabit wireless data rates, while broadcom turboqamtm technology super-charges 2.4 Ghz 802.11N performance from 450 mbps to 600 mbps with compatible devices. Powered by a dual-core processor, the rt-ac68u eliminates the performance drops that plague other routers with busy networks. So even on the busiest home networks, hd video streaming is always smooth, the latency low for online gaming and voip calls, and file downloads are never interrupted.
The rt-ac68u also features dual usb ports for file, printers and 3g/4g modems sharing and a usb 3.0 Port for up to ten times faster data transfers than usb 2.0. Exclusiveasus aicloud transforms your home networking into your personal cloud for easy streaming and sharing to smartphones, pcs, and tablets. Router-to-router sync also makes it simple to sync files on usb-connected storage with other compatible asus routers for hassle-free sharing of large files with family and friends.
- The world’s fastest Wi-Fi router, with combined dual-band data rates of 1900 Mbps for three times faster performance than 802.11n routers Broadcom TurboQAM technology increases wireless-N data rate to 600 Mbps for 33% faster performance Five Gigabit Ethernet ports for fast, stable wired network connections. Broadcom TurboQAM technology increases 802.11n speeds to 600Mbps for 33% faster performance. Dual USB ports with USB 3.0 for ten times faster data transfer than USB 2.0.
- Enhanced media server (AiPlayer app compatible) – Image : Jpeg – Audio : mp3, wma, wav, pcm, mp4, lpcm, ogg – Video : asf, avi, divx, mpeg, mpg, ts, vob, wmv, mkv, mov
- Dual-core processor for fast and responsive performance with Wi-Fi, Ethernet and USB devices. Web based GUI configuration
How to set up a New ASUS RT-AC68U Wireless Router
1. There are 3 cables that will need to be connected:
- Connect an Ethernet cable from your cable/DSL modem to the WAN port on your ASUS router; labeled with a globe with a ring around it (this port is blue).
- Connect another Ethernet cable from your computer to any one of the LAN ports on the router; labeled 1, 2, 3, and 4 (these ports are yellow).
- Finally, connect the power cable to the wall outlet and to the DCIN port on the router (shown in green).
- Once everything is connected, press the power button on the back of the router (shown in red).
2. Once the router is powered on, open a web browser. The ASUS setup page may automatically open. If so, continue to step 4 of this guide. If not, type 192.168.1.1 in the address bar and then press Enter.
3. If prompted to login to the router, enter admin as both the username and password, and then click OK.
4. The initial setup page will open, click the GO button.
5. Enter the desired username and password for the router administrator in the corresponding boxes, and then click Next. It is highly recommended to change this from the default username and password as this is the information that will be used to access the router’s administration settings.
6. The router will detect your internet connection. Depending on your connection type, additional details may need to be entered if required by your Internet Service Provider (ISP). In most cases, the router will detect the connection automatically and continue.
7. Enter the desired network name (SSID) and network key (password) into the corresponding boxes, and then click Apply.
8. A configuration summary will appear, showing the new settings. Click the Next button.
9. A login prompt will appear. Enter the credentials that were entered earlier in step 5 and click OK.
10. The settings page for the router will open. Click the Logout button at the top of the page to logout of the router’s settings.
11. Click OK on the confirmation box to logout. Setup is now complete.