Asus RT-AC86U Wi-Fi 5 IEEE 802.11ac Ethernet Wireless Router
Asus RT-AC86U Wi-Fi 5 IEEE 802.11ac Ethernet Wireless Router
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Asus RT-AC86U Wi-Fi 5 IEEE 802.11ac Ethernet Wireless Router

2.40 GHz ISM Band - 5 GHz UNII Band(1 x Internal) - 362.50 MB/s Wireless Speed - 4 x Network Port - 1 x Broadband Port - USB - Gigabit Ethernet - VPN Supported - Desktop

MFG. PART: RT-AC86U/CA UPC: 889349663417
Warranty: 1 Year Warranty
  • Product Type: Wireless Router
  • Form Factor: Desktop
  • Broadband Transmission Technology: Ethernet
  • Wireless LAN Standard: IEEE 802.11ac
Eliminate nearly all network lag with the RT-AC86U AC2900 Wireless Dual-Band Gigabit Gaming Router from ASUS. This gaming router supports NitroQAM (1024-QAM) technology with wireless data transfer rates of up to 2917 Mbps. Gamers can also take advantage of both Adaptive QoS and a dedicated Game Accelerator to prioritize gaming traffic on the network and enjoy smoother gaming with Gamers Private Network (GPN) support from WTFast.

When the games are over, the RT-AC86U still has a lot to offer. Built-in MU-MIMO technology with 3x3 support on the 2.4 GHz frequency and 4x4 support on the 5 GHz frequency gives multiple users their own dedicated pathway to the network. Coverage has also been greatly improved, thanks to built-in beamforming technology, which provides a more localized signal beamed directly to connected devices. To back up the enhanced network capabilities of the ASUS RT-AC86U, ASUS has included a 1.8 GHz dual-core processor.

The ASUS RT-AC86U comes compatible with the 802.11ac Wi-Fi network standard and operates on both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies supporting data transfer rates of up to 2900 Mbps. In addition to enhanced wireless connectivity, users can connect Ethernet-enabled devices to any of the four Gigabit Ethernet ports. This ASUS router even comes equipped with a single USB 2.0 port and a single USB 3.0 port, making it easy to connect USB-compatible peripherals to your network.

Once configured, ASUS offers a variety of utilities to manage your network. With the ASUS Router App, you can control your network right from your smartphone while the ASUSWRT dashboard offers an intuitive user interface to control virtually every aspect of your network.

- 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi Standards
- Up to 2900 Mbps Wi-Fi Data Throughput
- 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz (Dual-Band)
- 3 x External Antennas
- 1 x 3 dBi Internal Antenna for Wi-Fi
- 4 x Gigabit Ethernet LAN Ports
- 1 x Gigabit Ethernet WAN Port
- 1 x USB 2.0 / 1 x USB 3.0 Port
- Multi-User MIMO Technology
- WEP/WPA/WPA2/WPA Enterprise Encryption

General Information

Manufacturer: ASUS Computer International
Manufacturer Part Number: RT-AC86U/CA
Manufacturer Website Address:
Brand Name: Asus
Product Model: RT-AC86U
Product Name: RT-AC86U Wireless Router
Product Type: Wireless Router

Technical Information

Wi-Fi Generation: Wi-Fi 5

Wireless Specifications

Broadband Transmission Technology: Ethernet
Wireless LAN Standard: IEEE 802.11ac
ISM Band: Yes
UNII Band: Yes
ISM Maximum Frequency: 2.40 GHz
UNII Maximum Frequency: 5 GHz
Number of Internal Antennas: 1
Total Wireless Transmission Speed: 362.50 MB/s


Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports: 4
USB: Yes
Number of Broadband (RJ-45) Ports: 1

Network & Communication

Ethernet Technology: Gigabit Ethernet
VPN Supported: Yes
Multi-SIM Supported: No

Physical Characteristics

Form Factor: Desktop
Height: 6.30" (160.02 mm)
Width: 8.70" (220.98 mm)
Depth: 3.30" (83.82 mm)
Weight (Approximate): 861.8 g
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