One of the most requested and widely-used open source firmware routers, the Asus RT-N16 is truly built to perform. The RT-N16 is sought after for its 2 network USB ports, 128 MB of RAM, and 32 MB of Flash Memory—more than 4 times the standard memory size for a router. Add in the 3 powerful and upgradable external antennae and you've got arguably the best single-band router you can buy.
Upgrading the RT-N16 to Tomato turns a very good router into an excellent home-networking centerpiece. Whether you are looking for advanced bandwidth monitoring, a stronger wireless signal, or increased security, the Asus RT-N16 will not disappoint. The Asus RT-N16 offers wireless transfer speeds up to 300Mbps with excellent WiFi coverage, suitable for all of your streaming music, TV shows, and movies.
Popular Asus RT-N16 Tomato Features Include:
- Fixes known bugs in Broadcom-based Asus firmware
- An improved, user-friendly Ajax-based Graphical User Interface (GUI)
- Improved network stability with Network Status Info: uptime, load average, and free memory status
- Advanced access restrictions for increased network security.
- Integrated Wireless Survey page: View other wireless networks in your area and adjust your network accordingly
- Advanced Wireless modes: access point (AP), wireless client station (STA), wireless Ethernet (WET) bridge, wireless distribution system (WDS aka wireless bridging), simultaneous AP and WDS (aka wireless repeating)
- Bandwidth graphing/statistics: real-time, last 24 hours, daily, monthly
- Adjustable Antenna Transmission Settings: Antenna selection with 14 wireless channels available
- Advanced port forwarding: Create port forwards, redirects, and triggers with included UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) page to view and delete UPnP
- Wake-on-LAN remote network access
With Tomato-added benefits, users can create a secure tunnel for devices that are connected to the routers. Native VPN support for PPTP, L2TP, and OpenVPN creates an additional layer of Internet encryption and personal privacy, while allowing you to mask your location for additional security. Encrypt your personal and private data with high grade AES encryption for confidential e-mails or to conceal viewing habits, P2P downloads, and sensitive data from Internet Service Providers, government agencies, identity thieves and hackers. Use the Internet as it was intended - safely and anonymously.
|Wireless Frequency Band(s)||Single Band (2.4 GHz)|
|Wireless Data Rates||N300 (300Mbps)|
|Wireless Standards||IEEE 802.11b/g/n|
|Ethernet Port Type||Gigabit (10/100/1000Mbps)|
|Ethernet Ports||4 LAN 1 WAN|
|Number of Antennas||3|
|Wireless Security||WPA Personal, WPA Enterprise, WPA2 Personal, WPA2 Enterprise, WPA2 Personal Mixed, WPA2 Enterprise Mixed, RADIUS, WEP|
|Processor Speed||480 MHz|
|Flash Memory (MB)||32|
|Power Adapter||100v-240v ~50-60Hz (Compatible Worldwide)|
|Volt Input||12V 1.25A|
|Package Contents||A/C Power Supply, Customized Setup Guide, Ethernet Cable|
|Warranty||90 Day Limited Warranty|
|Choose VPN Service||None Required|