The ASUS RP-AC87 wireless repeater is a dual-band 802.11ac wireless extender, designed to compete with and outperform typically affordable offerings. The ASUS RP-AC87 wireless repeater has powerful external antennas that help eliminate Wi-Fi dead zones and improve the coverage of any existing wireless router. It works as a range booster, which means it can extend wireless networking to every corner of your home. With blindingly-fast 802.11ac speeds of up to 2534Mbps, it’s ideal for extending your existing 802.11ac Wi-Fi network, giving you reliable high-speed internet coverage everywhere.
Powered by 802.11ac technology, ASUS RP-AC87 wireless repeater delivers ultra-fast wireless-AC speeds of up to 1734Mbps on the 5GHz band and 800Mbps on the 2.4GHz band — that’s a combined total of 2534Mbps! This high-performance Wi-Fi lets you enjoy ultra-smooth online gaming, snappier web-surfing and other bandwidth-hungry tasks without a wired connection.
Setting up your ASUS RP-AC87 repeater doesn’t require messing with discs, or even a mouse and keyboard. You can use the WPS buttons on RP-AC87 and your router for instant automatic setup. Optimized performance is assured for a seamless and smooth internet experience. For advanced settings, you can connect RP-AC87 to a PC via an Ethernet cable and access the web-based configuration menu directly.
For best results, RP-AC87 needs to be within range of a strong and stable router signal, and should be placed between the router and the location where you need better wireless coverage. This can be easily monitored by simply checking the signal strength LED on the front panel.
Overall we found RP-AC87 is an easy to setup, well built strong repeater.
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