RT-AC3100 wireless dual-band router delivers Wi-Fi speeds of up to 3100 Mbps. With the 4x4 antenna design, RT-AC3100 could reach widest-ever range.
· Select the ASUS Device Discovery tool and download it. (3) Extract the contents from the downloaded ZIP file. In the folder, you will find the Discovery.exe file. (4)(5) Run the Discovery.exe file. The InstallShield Wizard will complete the installation of the ASUS Wireless Router Device Discovery Utility tool on your computer.
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AsusWRT Merlin router firmware is an improvement over the stock Asus firmware with many new features and bug fixes. By installing the Asus Merlin Firmware your router will retain even the current settings, so there is no worry that you will need to re-configure your router after the update.
· Link to Pre-Installed Router: http://www.ebay.com/itm/232439011017 WikiPedia: https://goo.gl/SxPy9w More on captive portal: http://tomatousb.org/forum/t-3810...
· To install DD-WRT Firmware: 0) Install Asus Firmware Recovery Utility to PC 1) Do hard reset on router 2) Put router in recovery mode 3) Run the Asus Firmware Recovery Utility on PC 4) Upload compatible DD-WRT firmware/build for rt-ac3100 5) Start the recovery (if router is not in recovery mode the utility will tell you)
DSL-AC3100 features the enhanced, intuitive ASUSWRT user interface, which gives you easy access to both the 3-step web-based installation process and a wealth of robust advanced options. Products certified by the Federal Communications Commission and Industry Canada will be distributed in the United States and Canada.
· I'm sick of the asuswrt firmware and need something more advanced that is opensource. I need it in order to use my VPN to the fullest potential it has, on the VPN providers site it explains in the setup on how to configure the openvpn to use on the router but needs DD-WRT or some other opensource firmware that has a terminal. DD-WRT is my first choice but OpenWRT is ideal too. The Asus …
· Enable SSH on Asus routers with or without SSH keys to conveniently and remotely manage your router from anywhere. I use AsusWRT-Merlin custom firmware which gives me more control over the device like configuring custom DDNS, installing nginx on the router using Optware and other goodies not possible on the ASUS stock firmware.The developer of AsusWRT-Merlin, RMerl …
· I picked up an AC3100 from Best Buy, for $200. Got it on sale. Picked up an SB6191 while I was at it. I installed the 6191 first, called in the MAC ID, and let 'er rip. Right away my 5GHZ band went up to 180/190ish just from changing out the modem. 2.4 GHZ stayed around 120 or so. Hooked up the AC3100, updated the firmware, etc.
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