Asus rt-ac66u

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by dgpadgett, Aug 6, 2013.

  1. dgpadgett macrumors newbie

    Aug 6, 2013
    Anybody have experience using the Asus rt-ac66u router on macs? Are there any compatibility issues? Any thoughts appreciated!
  2. Consultant macrumors G5


    Jun 27, 2007
  3. dgpadgett thread starter macrumors newbie

    Aug 6, 2013
    Thanks. I was initially considering the time capsule, but seeing the extra features on the Asus (2 USB ports, AICloud,etc) and the great reviews, I have been leaning toward the Asus. Being able to access all my data from anywhere is huge. But how well does it work with the Mac?
  4. Sneakz macrumors 65816


    Jul 17, 2008
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    I don't have the AC66U but I do have the N66U and it is the best router I've ever had. Incredibly stable. I'm using the Asuswrt-Merlin firmware and I'm certain there are others available. Range is excellent. Between two floors and a basement, I can maintain good signal strength and even in the garage on 5 GHz. Even if your willing to use 2.4 Ghz.

    I don't use any of the AiCloud features so I'm not really able to speak on them.
  5. m98custom1212 macrumors 6502

    Jul 20, 2013
    Toledo, Ohio
    Asus rt-ac66u.. Great Router good range stable don't get airport extreme
  6. dgpadgett thread starter macrumors newbie

    Aug 6, 2013

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