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The Asus RT-N56U is an ultra-thin and super stylish 802.11a/b/g/n router announced at CeBIT 2010.

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Pros

performance - one of the fastest 802.11n routers available

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unique design - features a sleek, monolith like aesthetic

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very stable - doesn't drop connections

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lots of multimedia features - integrates a DLNA server and supports BitTorrent downloads to an attached hard drive

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Asus exclusive 'Ai Radar' technology - focuses the signal towards wireless clients for better reception

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incorporates several cutting edge 'personal cloud' features - allows for file access over the Internet

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easy and fast to set up - intuitive and responsive web user interface and first time setup wizard

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great range

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stays cool and quiet - even under load

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compact size with the ability to be placed vertically or horizontally

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Cons

poor telephone support from the manufacturer

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many of the more advanced features require a Windows PC

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very glossy - attracts fingerprints, dust and scratches

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online interface takes a very long time to apply changes

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The Asus RT-N56U is an ultra-thin and super stylish 802.11a/b/g/n router announced at CeBIT 2010. It features dual band support and can supposedly handle up to 300,000 concurrent sessions. Plus the RT-N56U includes 4 Gigabit LAN ports, a Gigabit WAN interface, and two USB ports for connecting an external hard drive. More importantly, the RT-N56U supports 3G HSDPA USB dongles and it itself can function as an FTP server, a Samba server, a BitTorrent server, and even a printer-share device. Additional features include an integrated NAT firewall and a DoS detection system.

Features
  • Ultra-Thin 802.11a/b/g/n Router
  • Dual-Band Support
  • 300,000 Concurrent Sessions
  • USB Interface
  • 3G HSDPA Compatibility (USB)
  • Gigabit LAN/WAN Ports
  • FTP Server
  • Samba Server
  • BitTorrent Server
  • Printer-Share Device
  • Integrated NAT Firewall
  • DOS Detection System
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