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ASUS RT-N12/D1 Wireless-N300 3-in-1 Router/AP/Range Extender IEEE 802.3/3u, IEEE 802.11b/g/n

  • Up to 300Mbps Wireless Data Rates
  • Multiple 3-in-1 Router/Access Point /Range Extender wireless modes
  • Two detachable 5dBi antennas
  • 4 SSIDs help manage bandwidth allocation and access control
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 2 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 2 years


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  • Anonymous
  • 4/22/2015 7:35:01 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

2 out of 5 eggsWorked great - for a year

This review is from: ASUS RT-N12/D1 Wireless-N300 3-in-1 Router/AP/Range Extender IEEE 802.3/3u, IEEE 802.11b/g/n

Pros: Excellent range, very fast throughputs compared to other n-routers I've owned. Extremely reliable. I never had to power cycle the router, it simply worked. The firmware is great. I bought this router expecting to install DD-WRT on it, but the stock firmware was so solid that I didn't even have to.

Cons: Everything was rainbows and roses for a year. Then the router's throughput dropped to a craw. Websites taking minutes to load. I power cycled countless times, reset the router, upgraded the firmware, power cycled again and again. I even upgraded my modem to a DOCSIS 3.0 modem from a 2.0, nothing helped. Unfortunately it looks like something physical broke inside the router. Visited ASUS website for warranty info and couldn't find a thing. Very sad, since this was a great router - when it worked.

Other Thoughts: I considered upgrading the the RT-AC68U, but for $180 and with the possibility that the significantly more expensive router could break just like this one after a year pushed me away. I picked up an Apple Airport Extreme AC simply because I've owned a number of them for a multiple years and have never gotten a hardware failure. Sure the throughput isn't a great, but at least it's reliable.

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  • Basil M.
  • 3/20/2015 1:14:48 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDo Not Buy

This review is from: ASUS RT-N12/D1 Wireless-N300 3-in-1 Router/AP/Range Extender IEEE 802.3/3u, IEEE 802.11b/g/n

Pros: Price

Cons: Does not hold wireless connections, firmware bug that is not patched in any updates, constantly having to reboot it.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Exo,

I want to thank you for using our product and we appreciate your effort in posting this review. I understand that you have an unstable wireless issue with the router. I want to apologize for the inconvenience this issue has caused you. I want to help you with this issue. If you've updated the firmware already can you please do a hard reset on the router by pressing and holding down the reset button for 3 seconds. Do not update the firmware version, check your connection. If this will not work, please email me with the firmware version of your router at customerloyalty@asus.com and put case # N150376074 in the subject line for your reference.

I'm here to help you and all others with these issues, as our customer loyalty department dedicated to bringing a resolution to all issues related to our products.

Thank you for choosing ASUS.

Regards,
Mark
ASUS Customer Loyalty

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  • Dave R.
  • 2/10/2015 5:59:50 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsGood Device

This review is from: ASUS RT-N12/D1 Wireless-N300 3-in-1 Router/AP/Range Extender IEEE 802.3/3u, IEEE 802.11b/g/n

Pros: As described. Set up was easy and it works flawlessly

Cons: Non

Other Thoughts: A big ASUS fan anyway, I was pleased when one of my more tech savvy friends recommended this product. As always he was right on the $ as was the product he recommended.

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  • Anonymous
  • 2/7/2015 7:54:35 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsWorked great for a while

This review is from: ASUS RT-N12/D1 Wireless-N300 3-in-1 Router/AP/Range Extender IEEE 802.3/3u, IEEE 802.11b/g/n

Pros: when it worked it worked well

Cons: ordered 12/10/2014
died 2/6/2015

Other Thoughts: what a let down

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer

I do apologize for all of the inconvenience it caused you. I would like to assist you on this matter. Please let me know what are the issues that you experienced with the router before it died. Kindly email it to me at customerloyalty@asus.com and place case # N150380868 in the subject line for a reference.

Best regards,

Manuel

ASUS Customer Loyalty

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  • Raymond W.
  • 2/2/2015 6:15:35 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsIt works and decent support

This review is from: ASUS RT-N12/D1 Wireless-N300 3-in-1 Router/AP/Range Extender IEEE 802.3/3u, IEEE 802.11b/g/n

Pros: Cost (on sale) and it works. (gave one egg for the Newegg cost)

Cons: Tends to slow down over time. (gave 3 eggs since it does work and tech support did what I wanted)

Other Thoughts: Installed this in December as a wireless network extension in the basement (DSL modem to Switch to ASUS). It worked upon set up with no issues EXCEPT it was a separate network and none of my other machines could see it. Sent a yell for help to ASUS, and the response was quick, with mixed results. The tech told me to redo all the stuff I said I did, but he also included (to me) very detailed instructions on what I needed. Turned out to be simple, just poor documentation that seemed to be something else.

It starts off with about a 58 M connection, but over time it drops to 5 M, rebooted the computer and still at 5 M, reboot ASUS, and back to 58 M.

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  • West A.
  • 1/17/2015 12:13:27 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome router for the price

This review is from: ASUS RT-N12/D1 Wireless-N300 3-in-1 Router/AP/Range Extender IEEE 802.3/3u, IEEE 802.11b/g/n

Pros: Had this router for over a year, works flawless. The Asus firmware while maybe not the most powerful, gets the job done just fine for anyone looking for a good solid router, it has gone over a year without needing a reboot or every having a issue. Signal strength is pretty excellent, its installed on one end of my house and I still get decent signal about 50ft away through multiple walls.

Cons: None

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  • Trevor J.
  • 1/16/2015 9:50:55 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day

1 out of 5 eggsDead Upon Arrival!

This review is from: ASUS RT-N12/D1 Wireless-N300 3-in-1 Router/AP/Range Extender IEEE 802.3/3u, IEEE 802.11b/g/n

Pros: Price

Cons: It's dead, only a single power light comes on. Makes for an expensive bluish nightlight.

Other Thoughts: I purchased this, and they sent me a dead router. I know this was dead from the infamous single power light that remains no matter what you do: reboot, unplug, let rest, push system restore with a ballpoint pen for 20-30 sec., repeat. Nothing. It doesn't broadcast it's SSID, no other lights flicker on, it just sits there and glows the blue power light. I've seen it happen to modems, and other models of routers. I knew right away once I plugged it in and didn't see any other activity. Awesome. Now I shall be given the task of calling ASUS to figure out what they are to do, which I am thrilled about doing.

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  • Robert M.
  • 1/3/2015 5:15:00 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExtremely easy setup as repeater

This review is from: ASUS RT-N12/D1 Wireless-N300 3-in-1 Router/AP/Range Extender IEEE 802.3/3u, IEEE 802.11b/g/n

Pros: Easiest setup as a repeater I've run across. Immediately connected to main ASUS RT-N66U as a replacement for a Dlink flashed with DD-WRT to provide better WiFi and wired connectivity (via the repeater) to the AV area of our home without having to run more ethernet!

Cons: Have both TIVO and ROKU 3 wired to the ethernet ports. Seems to kick them both off-line (even though I've disabled the auto-logout feature); requires reboot to get them back online.Still working on resolving this sole issue - I'm sure it's operator error so will give it five stars!

Other Thoughts: Works well, great price on sale, good quality.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Bob Mc,

We want to thank for your time posting this good review and we are happy to know that you satisfied with the product. If in any case your going to have problem with the product please feel free to email me at customerloyalty@asus.com and put case # N150113429 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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  • Mr. K.
  • 12/23/2014 9:58:15 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: ASUS RT-N12/D1 Wireless-N300 3-in-1 Router/AP/Range Extender IEEE 802.3/3u, IEEE 802.11b/g/n

Pros: Cheap, does 802.11n. Plenty of options: DHCP server, port forwarding, mac filtering, etc. Range is decent. Haven't had to reboot it yet.

Cons: kind of light weight, which usually means cheaply made. No performance issues so far to support that, though. During initial configuration, it's web page was very slow to respond, so it took a while to configure.

Other Thoughts: Only using this as an AP. I bought a very expensive ent-class 3Com WAP 11 years ago that finally started flaking out. I just wanted a cheap replacement to hold me over until I can invest in another ent-class WAP. The range is good, but not awesome. Signal drops after fighting through 2 or more walls. Fairly standard stuff. Once I acquire the big-daddy WAP, I am sure I can find someone who can use this, and it will fit their needs just fine. No reason to believe that this could not be a WiFi-router solution for a basic home or SOHO network.

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  • Scott P.
  • 11/30/2014 6:47:44 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsExcellent AP to load Tomato on

This review is from: ASUS RT-N12/D1 Wireless-N300 3-in-1 Router/AP/Range Extender IEEE 802.3/3u, IEEE 802.11b/g/n

Pros: Excellent access point to load Tomato on. Blew away stock firmware and loaded Tomato v. 1.28 by Shibby. Running two of these as wireless bridges connected to an Asus RT-N16 as the main router and they do a fantastic job.

Cons: Asus firmware is horrible. Replace that with open source firmware (Tomato, DD-WRT) immediately. Not a high performance router, but perfectly adequate for most users and works as a fantastic access point only (in bridge mode, not routing).

Other Thoughts: This is probably not a good wireless router for newbies, since you really need to load open source software on it to turn it into something great. However, if you are an advanced user, this is a great AP for the price.

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