Asus RT-N53 IEEE 802.11n Wireless Router

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Asus RT-N53 IEEE 802.11n Wireless Router - 2.48 GHz ISM Band - 5.80 GHz UNII Band - 2 x Antenna - 300 Mbps Wireless Speed - 4 x Network Port - 1 x Broadband Port - Fast Ethernet Wall Mountable

Technical Specifications

  • Description
  • General Information
  • Wireless Specifications
  • Interfaces/Ports
  • Network & Communication
  • Management & Protocols
  • Power Description
  • Physical Characteristics
  • Miscellaneous

Asus RT-N53 IEEE 802.11n Wireless Router

Description
Description

The RT-N53 router brings striking design together with impressive simultaneous dual-band performance - the 300 + 300Mbps speed combines the usability of the 2.4GHz band with the stability of the 5GHz band. Delivering fast connection speeds in both wired and wireless connection, the RT-N53 is ideal for large home environments to enjoy seamless HD video streaming, online gaming and internet surfing all at the same time. The straightforward QIS (Quick Internet Setup) web-based wizard ensures you can get to the Internet without hassle, regardless of operating system. The unique EZ QoS (Quality of Service) can easily allocate bandwidth according to their individual needs by simply clicking on the buttons. Multiple SSID connections helps you create 3 more separate and limitable access networks for different roles.

General Information
Manufacturer ASUS Computer International
Manufacturer Part Number RT-N53
Manufacturer Website Address http://usa.asus.com
Brand Name Asus
Product Model RT-N53
Product Name RT-N53 Wireless Router
Product Type Wireless Router
Wireless Specifications
Broadband Transmission Technology Ethernet
Wireless LAN Standard IEEE 802.11n
ISM Band Yes
UNII Band Yes
ISM Minimum Frequency 2.40 GHz
ISM Maximum Frequency 2.48 GHz
UNII Minimum Frequency 5.10 GHz
UNII Maximum Frequency 5.80 GHz
Total Number of Antennas 2
Wireless Transmission Speed 300 Mbps
Wireless Security
  • 64/128 bit WEP
  • WPA2-PSK
  • WPA-PSK
  • WPA-Enterprise
  • WPA2-Enterprise
  • WPS
Features Quality of Service (QoS)
Interfaces/Ports
Ethernet Port Yes
Fast Ethernet Port Yes
Gigabit Ethernet Port No
Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports 4
Network (RJ-11) No
VGA No
Serial No
USB No
Powerline No
PoE (RJ-45) Port No
Management Port No
Number of Broadband (RJ-45) Ports 1
Network & Communication
Ethernet Technology Fast Ethernet
Network Technology 10/100Base-TX
Management & Protocols
Management

Web-based Management

Security Features
  • IPSec Pass-Through
  • PPTP Pass-Through
  • L2TP Pass-Through
  • Port Filtering
  • IP Packet Filtering
  • Parental Control
  • URL Keyword Filtering
  • MAC Address Filtering
  • PPPoE
  • NAT
  • SPI Firewall
Power Description
Input Voltage 12 V DC
Power Source AC Adapter
Physical Characteristics
Form Factor Wall Mountable
Height 2.4"
Width 6.8"
Depth 5.7"
Weight (Approximate) 11.64 oz
Miscellaneous
Certifications & Standards
  • IEEE 802.11a
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11n
  • IEEE 802.3
  • IEEE 802.3u
  • IEEE 802.3ab

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  • Needed another router

    I had donated all my old routers to a charity thrift store. Then we had 2 very close lightening strikes within 3 weeks of each other. We had TVs and routers fried by the surge. So I had to buy yet another router. I like the look of this, how easy it was to set up, and it's very light. The blue lights are cool but very bright at night. I just turned it to face the wall on my desk to lessen the effect.

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  • Really decent router for the money.

    One router for my house to access internet for laptops all over the house, Tivo's on 2 floors and signal strength is good. I had hoped for more than 47% from the furthest point but it is still causing no issues.

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  • Improved Internet Access Speed

    The router was easy to set up and configure. It took only a few minutes and just worked. The increase in our access soured to the internet was incredible! I am now able to work from home over VPN with no degradation vs working in the office. Previously it would take 15 minutes just to get to one web page on the VPN, now les than 2 seconds.

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  • GLAD I BOUGHT IT

    I BOUGHT THIS CUZ WE HAD ONE FROM NNNNN ,BUT IT WASNT PUTTUING OUT ENOUGH OUTPUT...I WAS CONSTANTLY LOSING SIGNALS OR GETTING MESSAGES SAYING "YOU ARE NOT CONNECTED TO THE INTERNET" SO ENOUGH WAS ENOUGH..UPGRADE WAS IN ORDER..GLAD I DID IT.

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  • Great Router!!

    The Asus RT-N53 router is fantastic. We had a little trouble hooking it up at first (because we also have our home phone running on the cable line with a seperate modem) , but customer service was a pleasure to talk to and gave all the step by step info we needed to get us on the right path. All we can say is : super fast! no hickups or dropped streams.....buy it, definately worth it!

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  • Please do not waste time

    This product does NOT meet requirements for *******/******* *high tier** broadband speeds. Ping rate was about 26, when our prior netgear router was in the 80s. We should be seeing rates higher than the Netgear and we had hoped this would be better, based on the reviews and the mfg description...this is REALLY inadequate. If you have the lower priced/lower speed broadband, you probably can get away with this inexpensive wireless router, but if you are paying for the super high speeds, this is absolutely not an option.

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Questions & Answers

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  • I'm wondering what cable I would need with this router? Thank you, Morna

    Guidelines
    • Hello mornalarson, the StarTech.com Snagless patch cable - RJ-45 (M) - RJ-45 (M) - 6 ft - UT Item #: 14981901 will work with the Asus RT-N53 Black Diamond Wireless-N Router. Please feel free to contact us again with any further questions. Thank you for shopping with us!

  • What type of security does it offer, if any?

    Guidelines
    • Here is more information on this product. http://www.asus.com/Networks/Wireless_Routers/RTN53/#overview

    • This device supports a number of security features: 128-bit WEP, 64-bit WEP, WPA, WPA-PSK, WPA2, WPA2-PSK, and WPS.

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