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Availability: common

Manuf/OEM/ODM Askey

FCC approval date: 07 December 2011
(Est.) release date: 22 December 2011
UPC: 886227037353 (UPC DB, On eBay)
Country of manuf.: China

Amazon image

B006QB1RPY (Flag of the United States.svg, On Amazon, On CCC)

Type: wireless router

Industry Canada ID: 3568A-RTN66U

Power: 19 VDC, 1.58 A
Connector type: barrel

CPU1: Broadcom BCM4706 (600 MHz)
FLA1: 32 MiB
33,554,432 B
262,144 Kib
32,768 KiB
256 Mib
0.0313 GiB
(Spansion S29GL256P10TFI01)
RAM1: 256 MiB
268,435,456 B
2,097,152 Kib
262,144 KiB
2,048 Mib
0.25 GiB
(Samsung K4T1G164QF-BCF7 × 2)

Expansion IFs: USB 2.0, MicroSD Card slot
USB ports: 2
JTAG: yes, 10-pin header
Serial: yes, 4-pin header

WI1 chip1: Broadcom BCM4331
WI1 802dot11 protocols: bgn
WI1 MIMO config: 3x3:3
WI1 antenna connector: U.FL, RP-SMA
WI2 chip1: Broadcom BCM4331
WI2 802dot11 protocols: an
WI2 MIMO config: 3x3:3
WI2 antenna connector: U.FL, RP-SMA

ETH chip1: Broadcom BCM4706
Switch: Broadcom BCM53125
LAN speed: 10/100/1000
LAN ports: 4
WAN speed: 10/100/1000
WAN ports: 1


Stock bootloader: CFE

Stock FW OS: Linux

Third party firmware supported: AsusWRT-Merlin (List), TomatoUSB (List), Tomato RAF (Victek) (DLs) (List), OpenWrt, DD-WRT (List)

Flags: MicroSD Card slot

Default SSID: ASUS (66 addl. devices), ASUS_5G (29 addl. devices)
Default IP address:
the IP is used by 914 additional devices
of which 107 are ASUS devices
Default login user: admin
Default login password: admin
admin:admin credentials used by 866 additional devices
of which 111 are ASUS devices

802dot11 OUI: 08:60:6E (1 E, 1 W, 2011), 30:85:A9 (3 E, 3 W, 2011), 50:46:5D (2 E, 2 W, 2012), C8:60:00 (2 E, 2 W, 2011)
Ethernet OUI: 08:60:6E (1 E, 1 W, 2011), 30:85:A9 (3 E, 3 W, 2011), 50:46:5D (2 E, 2 W, 2012), C8:60:00 (2 E, 2 W, 2011)

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

Asus RT-AC66U Dual-Band Wireless-N900 Gigabit Router

Dark Knight Double 450Mbps Dual N Band Router

Product page

Simultaneous Dual-Band, Gigabit Ethernet, 3x3:3 (450Mbps)

FCC ID: MSQ-RT0K00 - ASUS RT-N66U - PCB Rev.3.3

Annihilator666's photos have a sticker on the device showing an OUI of 10:BF:48

LAN OUI of 20:CF:30, presumably. 50:46:5D OUI

The CPU is part BCM4706KPBG. The switch is part BCM53125SKMML.

This router is sold in some locations as the RT-N66R.

It is also available in white as the RT-N66W.

Revision B2 is the same as B1, but have different CFE version.

Wi-Fi Certified (alt.) (as of 07/30/2011)

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Forum threads[edit]

now fully supported as of March 25



Serial is J1

 R| VCC  1 © |F
 E|  RX  2 © |R
 A|  TX  3 © |O
 R| GND  4 © |N

J2 sure looks like a JTAG header

1 © nTRST |  2 ® GND
3 © TDI   |  4 ® GND
5 © TDO   |  6 ® GND
7 © TMS   |  8 ® GND
9 © TCK   | 10 ® GND