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Availability: new

FCC approval date: 29 May 2015
Country of manuf.: China

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Type: wireless router

Industry Canada ID: 3568A-RTGW00

Power: 19 VDC, 2.37-3.42 A
Connector type: barrel

CPU1: Broadcom BCM4709C0 (1.4 GHz, 2 cores)
FLA1: 128 MiB
134,217,728 B
1,048,576 Kib
131,072 KiB
1,024 Mib
0.125 GiB
(ESMT F59L1G81LA-25T)
RAM1: 512 MiB
536,870,912 B
4,194,304 Kib
524,288 KiB
4,096 Mib
0.5 GiB
(Nanya NT5CC256M16DP-DI)

Expansion IFs: USB 3.0, USB 2.0
USB ports: 2
JTAG: yes, 5-pin header, unpopulated
Serial: yes, internal, 4-pin header, unpopulated, 3.3V TTL

WI1 chip1: Broadcom BCM4366
WI1 802dot11 protocols: an+ac
WI1 MIMO config: 4x4:4
WI1 antenna connector: U.FL, RP-SMA
WI2 chip1: Broadcom BCM4366
WI2 802dot11 protocols: bgn
WI2 MIMO config: 4x4:4
WI2 antenna connector: U.FL, RP-SMA

ETH chip1: Broadcom BCM4709C0
Switch: Realtek RTL8365MB
LAN speed: 10/100/1000
LAN ports: 8
WAN speed: 10/100/1000
WAN ports: 1


Additional chips
2.4GHz RF Power Amplifier Module;Skyworks;SE2623L;;4;
2.4GHz SPDT switch w/ LNA;Skyworks;SKY85201-11;;4;
5GHz RF Power Amplifier Module;Skyworks;SKY85405;;4;
5GHz SPDT switch w/ LNA;Skyworks;SKY85605-11;;4;

Stock bootloader: CFE

Stock FW OS: Linux

Third party firmware supported: AsusWRT-Merlin • Wiki • (List)

Flags: AiCloud, AiProtection, MU-MIMO, Link aggregation

Default SSID: ASUS (81 addl. devices), ASUS_5G-1 (3 addl. devices), ASUS_5G-2 (2 addl. devices)
Default IP address:
the IP is used by 973 additional devices
of which 129 are ASUS devices
Default login user: admin
Default login password: admin
admin:admin credentials used by 938 additional devices
of which 132 are ASUS devices

802dot11 OUI: AC:9E:17 (8 E, 8 W, 2015)
Ethernet OUI: AC:9E:17 (8 E, 8 W, 2015)

For a list of all currently documented Broadcom chipsets with specifications, see Broadcom.

AC3100 Dual-Band Wi-Fi Gigabit Router

2x 2165 Mbps max PHY rate per each 80MHz wide 5GHz channel
1x 1000 Mbps max. PHY rate for the 40MHz wide 2.4GHz channel = 3100 Mbps class
Product page

This device was under short-term confidentiality, but that expired 11/22/2015.

See also ASUS RT-AC3100..


  • Ultra-fast 802.11ac dual-band Wi-Fi router boosts speeds up to 3167 Mbps for low-latency
online gaming, smooth 4K UHD video playback and extremely fast file-sharing.
  • 4x4 antenna design with AiRadar universal beamforming for unrivaled Wi-Fi range.
  • Intuitive ASUS Router App lets control network anywhere, without needing to boot up a PC.
  • Exclusive built-in game accelerator from WTFast lets you enjoy smooth gameplay
in supported multi-player online games.
  • AiProtection with Trend Micro for triple-strength network security, plus robust
Parental Controls and Privacy Protection.
  • 8 Gigabit LAN ports for extensive connectivity.
  • Link aggregation for up to 2Gbps wired network speeds, so devices can enjoy faster access.
  • Revolutionary MU-MIMO technology can connect multiple MU-MIMO-compatible clients
at each device’s maximum speed simultaneously.


  • CPU: Broadcom BCM47094 @1.4GHz (ARM Cortex A9)
  • Flash: 128 MB (NAND), RAM: 512 MB (DDR3)
ESMT F59L1G81LA-25T 1x 128MB (NAND)
ESMT M15F2G16128A-BDB (?? 2x) 256MB (DDR3) (mod)
  • Wi-Fi: 4x4 MU-MIMO, NitroQAM, DualBand, 2.4/5 GHz
  • WLAN: 2x Broadcom BCM4366 SoC 4T4R 802.11abgn/ac (Spec.)
  • PA: 4x Skyworks SKY2623L (2.4GHz), 4x Skyworks SKY85405 (5GHz)
  • LNA: 4x NXP (SiGe) BGU7224 (2.4GHz), 4x Macom MAAL-011078 (5GHz)
  • Antenna: 4x Detachable Dual Band 5dBi antennas
  • Switch: Realtek RTL8365MB (4x GbE + RGMII)
  • Ports: 1x WAN (GbE), 8x LAN (GbE)
  • USB: 1x USB 3.0, 1x USB 2.0
  • Applications: ASUSWRT, AiCloud, AiProtection, DLNA server,
VPN server, Download Master, Guest Network, High-Power mode,
Static IP, Automatic IP, PPPoE (MPPE support), PPTP, L2TP, IPv4, IPv6

Power supply[edit]

AC Input : 110V~240V (50~60Hz)
DC Output : 19 V with max. 2.37 A current

Adding three adapters (modification). Models: (FCC Doc)

  • ADP-45BW B (100V~240V AC (50~60Hz) 1.2A, 19V DC / 2.37A)
  • ADP-65BW B (100V~240V AC (50~60Hz) 1.5A, 19V DC / 3.42A)
  • AD883J20 (100V~240V AC (50~60Hz) 1.0A, 19V DC / 2.37A)



  • CPU: Broadcom BCM4709C0(KFEBG) Dual-Core @1.4GHz
  • Flash: 128 MB (NAND), RAM: 512MB (DDR3)
  • 2.4GHZ Radio: Broadcom BCM4366 4x4 802.11ac
Skyworks SE2623L 2.4 GHz power amp (x4)
Skyworks SKY85201-11 2.4GHz SPDT switch w/ LNA (x4)
  • 5GHz Radio: Broadcom BCM4366 4x4 802.11ac
RFMD RFPA5542 5 GHz PA module (x4)
Skyworks SKY85605-11 5GHz SPDT switch w/ LNA (x4)
  • Switch: 4x GbE in BCM4709C0 + 4x GbE in Realtek RTL8365MB
Gallery on OpenITforum (images)

Forum threads[edit]

ASUS RT-AC3100 on SNB forums
ASUS RT-AC5300 on SNB forums
DD-WRT FW beta on