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Asus RT-N56U (2010) review

The Asus RT-N56U (RT-N56U) router released in 2010. It is powered by Ralink RT3662F @ 500 MHz chipset, 128 MB RAM and 8 MB flash. The N600 router is compatible with IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n standards, and the maximum speed that you can get with RT-N56U is 300 + 300 Mbps.

The Guest network is a useful feature of the RT-N56U router that creates a separate network for guests. It has 2 x USB 2.0 port(s).

The RT-N56U router has 1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps WAN and 4 x 10/100/1000 Mbps LAN ports.

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Asus RT-N56U (RT-N56U) specifications

Brand
Asus
Name
RT-N56U
Type
RT-N56U
Launch
2010

Body

Dimensions
172 x 145 x 60 mm
Weight
330 g

System

The router's memory (RAM) cannot be expanded. By default, the router's flash memory is used to store the Asus operating system.

Chipset
Ralink RT3662F @ 500 MHz
RAM
128 MB
Flash
8 MB
OS
Asus
Alternative OS
OpenWRT
Power supply
19 V / 1.58 A

Network

Protocols
IPv4
LAN ports
4 x 10/100/1000 Mbps
WAN ports
1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps
Mobile network
yes, with USB dongle
VPN support
no

Wireless

The RT-N56U is compatible with 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi networks. 2.4 GHz is the most widely used frequency and in some cases may be overcrowded. The RT-N56U supports the 5 GHz band. The 5 GHz band offers better noise immunity, less interference, and more available channels.

Antennas
3 x 5.1 dBi
2 x 3.8 dBi
internal
2.4 GHz
yes
5 GHz
yes
60 GHz
no
Standards
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
Class
N600
Speed
300 + 300 Mbps
Transmit power
20 dBm
Security
WEP
WPA
WPA2
Guest network
yes

Connectivity

You can attach a compatible USB printer to the Asus RT-N56U device. It has built-in NAS functionality.

USB ports
2 x USB 2.0
Print server
yes
File server
yes

Administration

The default IP addresses of the Asus RT-N56U device is 192.168.1.1. These address allows you to access the router's console login page.

Default IP
192.168.1.1
Default username
admin
Default password
admin

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Asus RT-N56U, then don’t hesite and signal the problem to us.

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