Asus RT-AC52U specifications

Asus RT-AC52U
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Asus RT-AC52U specifications, prices, product images and videos.

RT-AC52U | 90IG00D0-BM3N00
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Ethernet LAN
Ethernet LAN data rates10, 100 Mbit/s
Cabling technology10/100Base-T(X)
Networking standardsIEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet LAN interface typeFast Ethernet
Wireless LAN features
Wi-Fi standards802.11a, Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), 802.11b, 802.11g, Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Wi-Fi bandDual-band (2.4 GHz / 5 GHz)
Top Wi-Fi standardWi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
WLAN data transfer rate (max)433 Mbit/s
Other features
WLAN data transfer rates supported1,2,5.5,6,9,11,12,18,24,36,48,54,300,433 Mbit/s
Bandwidth (first)2.4 GHz
Bandwidth (second)5 GHz
USB ports quantity1
USB version2.0
Rack mounting-
Frequency band2.4 & 5 GHz
Ports & interfaces
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports4
DHCP client-
DHCP server-
Management features
Web-based management-
MAC address filtering-
Security algorithms128-bit WEP, 64-bit WEP, 802.1x RADIUS, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK
Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI)
AC input voltage100 - 240 V
AC input frequency50 - 60 Hz
Weight & dimensions
Width187 mm
Depth145 mm
Height25 mm
Weight270 g
Antenna designInternal
Antennas quantity3
LED indicatorsLAN, Power, USB, WAN, WLAN
Packaging content
AC adapter included
Cables includedLAN (RJ-45)
Quick start guide
WAN connection
Ethernet WAN

Instant upgrade, easy sharing

The ASUS RT-AC52U router gives you both great speed and great value – so you can upgrade your home network to the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi technology today. Experience simultaneous dual-band connectivity and enjoy 300Mbps speed in the 2.4 GHz frequency and up to 433Mbps in 5 GHz band — that’s up to 3X faster a traditional 802.11n router.

The RT-AC52U has 128MB of memory built in, so it will remain fast and stable no matter what you throw at it. With high-power design that amplifies transmission, RT-AC52U delivers a Wi-Fi signal that’s up to 150% stronger than competing models – so you can enjoy reliable connections in all corners of your home and well into the garden. Obstacles are no obstacle to RT-AC52U.

Thanks to its multipurpose USB port, the RT-AC52U is much more than just a router. Plug in a USB hard disk drive and you’ve got an instant file server — and one that extends into the cloud via ASUS AiCloud technology! Alternatively, attach a USB printer to RT-AC52U to create a print server — great for sharing one device with several users. The USB even accommodates 3G/4G mobile broadband dongles, so you can have two broadband (WAN) connections on one router — so you’ll never again have to worry about your internet access going down. The port can even be used for powering gadgets such as smartphones and tablets, so RT-AC52U doubles up as a handy charging station.

Setting up RT-AC52U is extremely simple with the easy-to-use ASUSWRT dashboard — you’ll be up and running in just 30 seconds! It includes loads of advanced but easy-to-use networking features, such as quality-of-service (QoS) prioritization, parental controls, dual WAN management, network mapping and printer sharing, IPv6 for the next-generation web and Dynamic DNS support. It even includes a VPN server that’s simplicity to configure, so you can set up private, secure remote access to your home network.

World’s fastest AC Wi-Fi

Powered by 5th generation Wi-Fi (5G Wi-Fi), the new 802.11ac chipset gives the RT-AC52U up to 3X faster wireless speeds than N technology. At 2.4 GHz, it reaches 300 Mbps, while on the 5 GHz band it blazes to 433 Mbps - or triple 802.11n rates. That's 733 Mbps of concurrent wireless power!

Dual-band connectivity for compatibility and performance

Delivering 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz concurrent bands at up to 300 Mbps and 433 Mbps, respectively, the RT-AC52U has a total speed of up to 733 Mbps, and maintains complete stability. You can perform basic tasks like Web browsing and file downloading on the 2.4 GHz band, while simultaneously allowing multiple devices to stream in Full HD or support online gaming and other bandwidth-demanding applications smoothly on the clearer 5 GHz band.

No more dead zones with 150% the coverage!

Powerful two-way transmission improves Wi-Fi range by 150% compared generic routers, ensuring far-reaching coverage. The unique design of the RT-AC52U means a connection you can always rely on.

Add external storage, printers, and other devices to your network

With built-in USB port, you can connect external storage, printers, and other devices to the RT-AC52U and share them throughout your network at once.

Robust control and optimization with ASUSWRT

With the ASUSWRT dashboard UI, setup, monitor, and control network applications all in one intuitive area. The whole-new dashboard interface lets you manage all clients and settings via a single graphical interface, and provides 1-click updates.
Do you game a lot, or spend most of your time streaming videos? Whatever your planned use is, the RT-AC52U has Quality of Service (QoS) standards that let you select how much bandwidth is prioritized for virtually any task. Plus, the traffic monitor allows you to check your Web usage in a clear graphical interface. Try our ASUSWRT

Easy 3-step setup

Use your smartphone, tablet, or PC to effortlessly set up your ASUS router in less than 30 seconds and in only 3 easy steps. Simply connect the cables to the router, open a Web browser, and follow the setup wizard to get you to the internet in no time.

Step1: Open web browser.
Step2: Enter ID/Password.
Step3: Done!

* ASUS-tested and verified setup time. Actual duration may vary by ISP, specific connection type, location, and other factors.

ASUS AiCloud – Your world on demand

ASUS AiCloud keeps you connected to your data wherever and whenever you have an internet connection. It links your home network and online Web storage service* and lets you access it through the AiCloud mobile app on your iOS or Android smartphone or through a personalized URL in a Web browser. Even better, the new Router-to-Router Sync function allows you to synchronize your stuff with storage devices connected to other compatible ASUS routers— it’s as simple as choosing a sync folder. Sharing with friends and family is now easier than ever! Learn more.
* Works with select Web storage services only.

Download and stream anywhere

Download Master and enhanced media server let you download and play multimedia files stored on router-attached USB storage on a wide range of compatible devices such as PC, pad, PS3, Xbox, and smart TV. Download Master can also download files while your PC is turned off, and allows you to manage and monitor download status remotely.

VPN server enabled

Easily set up a VPN server to browse the web and access data — no matter where you are. Featuring MPPE encryption, your data transmission remains always secure and confidential.

Discrete and Secure Wi-Fi Networks via Guest Accesss

The RT-AC52U supports up to three wireless networks over the 2.4 GHz band and three over the 5 GHz band, so you can set up usage times and limit access with advanced controls, including parental settings.