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ASUS EA-N66 Dual-Band Wireless-N900, 3 in 1 Access Point/Repeater/Gigabit Ethernet Adapter IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n 1 x RJ-45 Ethernet port Up to 450Mbps downlink + 450Mbps uplink Wireless recertified

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  • Up to 450+450Mbps Wireless Data Rates
  • Versatile 3-in-1 Function: Access Point, Wi-Fi Bridge, and Range Extender Mode
  • Selectable 2.4GHz/ 5GHz Dual-band
  • Orthogonal Antenna Design
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EA-N66R


Dual-Band Wireless-N900 Gigabit 3-in-1 Access Point, Wi-Fi Bridge & Range Extender

  • Versatile 3-in-1 Function: Access Point, Wi-Fi Bridge, and Range Extender Mode
  • Powerful Dual-band 3 x 3 Operation Delivers Extreme 450Mbps Wi-Fi Speed
  • Selectable 2.4GHz / 5GHz Dual-band Reduces Wi-Fi Interference for HD Multimedia
  • Patent Orthogonal Antenna Design for Best Wi-Fi Coverage
  • Quick and Easy Setup with ASUS New UI
FEATURES

Thanks to ASUS innovation, the EA-N66 presents the world's first versatile 3-in-1 dual-band 450Mbps Access Point, Wi-Fi Bridge, & Range Extender with powerful performance and a truly exhilarating design. The stylish pyramid shape offers both artistic merit and a practical approach to technology, embedded with orthogonally-arranged antennas to lessen interference and boost signal coverage. Dual operating bands meet diverse needs for every user segment, while easy mode switching via the new interface lets you turn the device into different modes at will.

EA-N66R

Unique Antennas

Patent Orthogonal 3 x 3 Antenna Design

With the unique orthogonal arrangement of the three antennas designed by ASUS RD, EA-N66 is developed to prevent any interference between each antenna, boosting the coverage to the extreme.

Fascinating Outfit

Silver & Black Pyramid with Blue LED

ASUS presents the unprecedented design to the world, expressing the idea of space age and future technology. The distinctively rippled pattern signifies an excellent wide networking coverage of EA-N66.

EA-N66R

Extreme Dual-Band Speed

Selectable Dual-Band N900 Data Throughput

The dual-band operating mode can satisfy both normal and power user: with 2.4GHz, web surfing or e-mail delivery will be brisk, and when HD streaming or blu-ray movie are needed, the 5GHz band provides a blazingly fast lag-free home entertainment.

EA-N66R

Access Point (AP) Mode

Create or Upgrade Your Wireless Home Network

Just connect the EA-N66 via an existing Ethernet cable and create home Wi-Fi networks with selectable 2.4GHz/5GHz bands. Get speedy and smooth networking, with dual-band operation connecting more devices wirelessly. The 2.4GHz band supports daily tasks like web browsing, while clearer 5GHz allows ultra-fast and stable online gaming, HD streaming, and heavy downloading. Each band works at up to 450Mbps!

EA-N66R

Bridge Mode

Instant Wireless for All Your Ethernet Devices!

The ASUS EA-N66 is compatible with any devices with Ethernet support, including smart TVs, multimedia players, games consoles, and your PC. WPS allows you to connect to your Wi-Fi router with a single button press.

EA-N66R

Range Extender Mode

Expand Your Existing Wi-Fi Network's Coverage

The ASUS EA-N66 can expand the range of your home's existing Wi-Fi network. Now you can enjoy trouble-free wireless networking in your backyard, garage, or attic.

EA-N66R

Ultimate Performance

Get Great Wi-Fi Antenna Performance

ASUS-patented antennas and high-quality components ensure wide-cover stable Wi-Fi even in multi-floor locations.

EA-N66R

Easy Setup

Simply Switch Modes and Build Your Networks

New user-friendly ASUS interface gives you neat and streamlined control, so network settings, mode switching, and device configuration are extra-easy.


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Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 90 days
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 90 days


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  • Keaka O.
  • 2/25/2015 4:36:14 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsUnreliable, Good Price

Pros: Easy to set up. Price was right (if it had worked)

Cons: Drops connection and needs power cycle constantly.

Other Thoughts: I bought two of these for two different homes. One was very unreliable in all use cases. One seems slightly useful as a wired AP, but the connection speed was lousy.

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  • Mike M.
  • 1/30/2015 7:13:31 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsGarbage

Pros: Wifi range - completely blankets my house

Cons: Doesn't work. Wifi network shows up as broadcasting, you can connect to it, can't go anywhere. Will show connected and working but no network traffic will flow.

A reboot will fix the issue for a short period of time and then rinse repeat... over and over.

Also, if I remember correctly the DHCP server on this thing is enabled by default. This is highly annoying as it will just start handing out addresses and you end up with ip conflicts etc if you don't disable it right away. Being just an AP and not a router, I'm not even sure why they have a DHCP server on this thing at all.

Other Thoughts: I bought this as a refurb, used for about 1-2 months and got sick of the constant reboots to make it work again. Tossed it in the trash where it belongs. You are playing russian roulette on these. I recommend staying away.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Minijedimaster,

We want to thank you for posting this review and we appreciate that even though you have issue with the unit you still gave it a good review. It's unfortunate if you think the "Product" is a huge disappointment. On the contrary, there are lots of very satisfied customers that are having positive experience using the product. All ASUS products undergo intensive quality control testing and inspections, the issue with the product is an isolated case. ASUS provides warranty for the product in order to fix or repair any isolated factory escape defect. Should you need further technical assistance regarding the product please email me at customerloyalty@asus.com and put case # N150220759 in the subject line for your reference.

ASUS Customer Loyalty are dedicated in helping you and all other ASUS customers.

Thank you for choosing ASUS.

Regards,
Mark
ASUS Customer Loyalty

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  • Anonymous
  • 1/27/2015 6:27:24 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsPurchased 3 and all work great

Pros: I have purchased three of these refurb units over the last year and all of them continue to work great. Two are used as access points and one in ethernet mode for an older TV without wireless. Upgraded all to the latest firmware. Setup is easy either via their walk-thru process or by selecting each item you want to customize.

Cons: none.

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  • Steven R.
  • 1/10/2015 7:28:34 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat product at an awesome price

Pros: Fast connection speeds where I previously could not get one.
Stable connection.
Crazy easy setup.
This was a refurbished unit but other than missing a shiny box I could not tell.

Cons: Not dual band but not a big deal for me.

Other Thoughts: I am a Computer Systems Engineer. This thing is amazing. I have one room in my house that is like a black hole for Wi-Fi, where I can’t seem to get a usable, stable signal. I tried bigger antennas, three Wi-Fi cards, swapped out routers with a friend. Nothing worked so I figured I am getting interference from something that is not showing on SSID. Now my router is the bottle neck, not my connection to my router.

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  • Joe A.
  • 12/24/2014 6:36:21 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsStay away!

Pros: Can't think of any... maybe low cost?

Cons: Bought 2 of these to use as Access Points and improve WiFi coverage. Neither one can hold a 2.4GHz connection, drops constantly. Put an RT-N66U in exactly the same location and same config and it's solid. So I know the problem is with the EA-N66R. Either defective or poor design? Since two units fail the same way, it must be poor design. Newegg selling with replacement only return policy so I'm stuck with them. Contacted Asus and they issued an RMA, but I have to pay one-way shipping. Not sure it's worth the shipping if it's just a poorly designed product... But I guess I'll give it a try. Either that or just throw them away...

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  • Todd M.
  • 12/22/2014 8:47:27 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsVery hard to configure and use

Pros: Very low profile

Cons: Can't access set-up page
Quit working after less than 3 months.

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  • David H.
  • 12/18/2014 8:50:38 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsPoor

Pros: It's pretty to look at and has pretty blue Christmas like light

Cons: Like others, it just doesn't work. Owned for 119 days, spent 108 of those days unplugged. Finally got around to playing around with it to see what was up and the device just won't hold the connection and constantly needs to be rebooted. Asus won't honor warranty (past the 90 days) so I know have a delightful $30 brick that per my above is pretty to look at and is festive for this time of year.

Other Thoughts: Go elsewhere to extend your network. My first ever disappointed ASUS purchase, typically very reliable company (at least for me)

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  • Frank K.
  • 12/11/2014 2:42:48 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDoesn't work at all

Pros: If it worked, there might be some PROs.

Cons: Spent 6 hours trying to get it to work. It gets power, but isn't recognized and doesn't work.

In contrast, a $10 USB adapter plugged in and worked immediately.

Other Thoughts: Refurb is always hit-or-miss. I've hit some massive Home Runs, but this one was a strikeout.

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  • Philip S.
  • 11/27/2014 4:47:55 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsDecent WAP

Pros: Decent WAP. Inexpensive with refurb. Fast for just using it with my phone over WiFi when I'm in the house.

Cons: Sometimes randomly D/C's. Not sure why, I followed the setup instructions (which are very easy) no problem. JUst need to reset it to reconnect so not a major issue.

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  • James V.
  • 11/20/2014 9:43:39 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

5 out of 5 eggsNice Unit

Pros: It's a nice looking unit, blue light when hooked up makes for a nice, night light. It hooked up pretty easily. Shipping was pretty quick for the free kind. Configuration was easy, but all I tried was to hook it up for an Ethernet adapter, not as a repeater or access point. No reason to think it would not work that way either.

Cons: No real cons, except maybe a "speed" evaluation tool. I tried 2.4GHz,and 5 GHz, since it had to go through a wall or two. It appeared the 2.4 was stronger, but the 5 worked just as well, so, I ended up on 5GHz. It'd have been nice to have a meter to measure the two. It did sort of, in the initial hookup, but not spelled out. The Ethernet card, of course, just showed 1Gbps.

Other Thoughts: After I'd configured it, I hooked it up to a BlueRay, streaming Internet player too. I watched a movie through Netflix, tested the speed, which hit the top speed and stayed there. But all it showed was 9Mbps, which is the top measure anyway, that or higher.

Pretty happy with it so far.

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