ASUS RT-AC86U WiFi Cable & Fibre Router - AC 2900, Dual-band

Product code: 223270

Product features

  • For cable or fibre optic broadband
  • AC 2900
  • Ideal for high internet use
  • Dual-band (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz)
  • Beamforming improves network connectivity
£199.99
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      Product features

      • For cable or fibre optic broadband
      • AC 2900
      • Ideal for high internet use
      • Dual-band (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz)
      • Beamforming improves network connectivity
      Product information
      Top features: 

      - Enhance your connection for lag-free online gaming and 4K streaming 

      - Dual-band connection for efficient gaming and web browsing at home 

      - Wide signal coverage made better with Range Boost Technology 

      - AiProtection blocks common internet-based attacks 

      Enhance your connection

      Make your internet connection better with the ASUS RT-AC86U WiFi Cable & Fibre Router. It delivers a combined 2917 Mbps Wi-Fi speed. In other words, you'll benefit from lag-free online multiplayer gaming so you won't have to worry about your connection slowing you down.

      You could even livestream 4K Ultra HD content without it having to buffer. It's a must if you stream gaming content on Twitch or YouTube.

      Dual-band connection

      Don't worry if you've got multiple internet users at home. The dual-band WiFi signal ensures a constantly smooth connection, even if you're playing games online and someone else is streaming from Netflix at the same time.

      Wide signal coverage

      The router has Range Boost Technology to provide a good signal in every room of your house, as well as AiRadar beamforming technology, which focuses the signal directly to your devices. Your devices (and you) will benefit from a faster and clearer WiFi signal with no lag.

      AiProtection

      Stay safe from dodgy internet-based attack thanks to AiProtection. The network security system ensures all your connected devices are protected, even if they don't have antivirus protection built-in. Attacks are blocked before they reach your network so that your personal information is safe from prying eyes.
      Specification

      Technical specifications for ASUS RT-AC86U WiFi Cable & Fibre Router - AC 2900, Dual-band

      OVERVIEW
      Type Cable & fibre router
      Rating AC 2900
      Data transfer speed Up to 2167 Mbps
      Wireless band Dual-band (2.4 GHz + 5 GHz)
      CONNECTIVITY
      Wireless connectivity WiFi
      Wired connections - Gigabit LAN Ethernet port x 4
      - USB 3.0 x 1
      - USB 2.0 x 1
      Beamforming Yes
      Number of antennas 3
      SECURITY
      Firewall - Access control
      - Parental control
      - Network service filter
      - URL filter
      - Port filter
      Guest network access Yes
      Parental controls Yes
      Network standards - IEEE 802.11a
      - IEEE 802.11b
      - IEEE 802.11g
      - IEEE 802.11n
      - IEEE 802.11ac
      - IPv4
      - IPv6
      Other security features - UPnP
      - IGMP v1/v2/v3
      - DNS Proxy
      - DHCP
      - NTP Client
      - DDNS
      - Port Trigger
      - Port Forwarding
      - DMZ
      - System Event Log
      GENERAL
      System requirements Windows 7 or later
      Colour Black
      Box contents ASUS RT-AC86U WiFi Cable & Fibre Router
      Dimensions 84 x 221 x 160 mm (H x W x D)
      Weight 1.1 kg
      Manufacturer’s guarantee 3 years
      Customer reviews

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      Design
      8.4
      Compatibility
      8.9
      Performance
      8.1
      Value for money
      7.2
      Overall rating
      8.5
      Scores 8.5 out of 10 based on 15 reviews
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      Price Promise

      Buy from us safe in the knowledge you’ve paid a great price.

      If you find Amazon.co.uk (excluding Amazon Marketplace), AO.com, Argos, Asda, John Lewis or Tesco has the same item at a cheaper price, we’ll match it. Even if their price includes a voucher offer, and even up to 7 days after you’ve bought from us.

      How to request a price match

      Delivering your online order

      Get this delivered when it suits you

      We’ll show you your current delivery options for this item in checkout. Subject to the time you order, and where you want delivery, these options will include:

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      • Delivery next day or any following day between 8am & 5pm (£4.00)
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      Please note: if we’re out of stock of an item but getting more in, we indicate – on listings pages and the product page – how soon we can dispatch for delivery to you. In this case, please go ahead and order, and we’ll contact you later to confirm an exact delivery date.

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      Find something you want but it’s not in stock? On the item’s product page, simply click on ‘Email me when back in stock’, and let us have your email address. We’ll let you know as soon as it’s available again.

      Order online and collect in store

      Sometimes you’ll want something even quicker than we can deliver. Or you can’t be in when our van or courier would arrive. That’s why we offer you the option to order online and collect in store.
      Subject to what you’re ordering and where you want to collect from, you can:

      Reserve & Collect – reserve online for free and collect at a local store as soon as you like. Once reserved, your item’s held till closing time the next day, to be paid for when you collect.

      Pay & Collect – pay online, and have the item sent, for free, from our warehouse to a local store for you to collect. Starting on the date the item arrives in store – which you choose in checkout – you have 28 days to collect it.

      Your fastest way to order online for collection is to use our ‘Availability Checker’ feature:

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      3. Review the collection options local to you – just click on any one to add it to your basket

      Creation - your plan Flexible credit you control

      To spread the cost, pay by Your Plan, our uniquely flexible credit option. Available on all orders £99 and over, this lets you:

      • Choose the payment term that suits you
      • Choose to pay nothing for the first 6 months, 19.9% APR representative
      • No deposit to pay and choose to pay it off early at no extra cost
      • Plus once you've opened an account, you can use it to spend again in the future on anything £99 and over
      Learn more

      How to apply
      If you’re buying this item online, you can apply for credit at checkout. Or if you’re reserving online, or shopping in store, apply here.

      DSG Retail Limited acts as a credit broker and not a lender. Credit is provided by Creation Consumer Finance Ltd.
      Both DSG Retail Ltd and Creation Consumer Finance Ltd are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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      3. Visit http://www.royalmail.com if you think the postcode details you’re entering may be wrong. Or call 0344 561 0000 to speak to one of our sales team. They’re available:

      Monday to Friday: 8am to 8pm
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      Sunday: 10am to 5 pm

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        Currys, PC World and Carphone Warehouse make up our family of stores.
        ASUS RT-AC86U WiFi Cable & Fibre Router - AC 2900, Dual-band
        £199.99