Use the asus-rt-ac66u/ folder for this router (hardware revision "A1"). For download locations and other info see Where do I download firmware in the FAQ Research "New Build" and model/rev forum threads: do not blindly install a latest build without checking
The procedure detailed above for installing DD-WRT can often be used to install the original Asus firmware as well. In the event that that doesn't work, Asus recommends an involved procedure to restore the original firmware. WAN-to-LAN Throughput . Current DD-WRT builds on this router cap WAN-to-LAN throughput at about 400-500Mbps.
The Asus RT-AC66U not only has a number of added features and support for 802.11ac, it also doesn’t seem to be plagued with the port 32764 bug or the Linksys “TheMoon” virus that’s been going around on select Linksys models, but the Asus also has a number of firmware options that can be used with this router such as Merlin, Tomato, and DD-WRT.
· I bought an Asus RT-AC66U back in 2013 and kept stock firmware on it until April 2018. I wanted to get back into dd-wrt since I had fond memories of it with an old wrt54g back in 2009. I didn't realize just how unstable dd-wrt would be on the AC66U …
The ASUS RT-AC66U Gigabit wireless dual-band router offers 5G WiFi with a max bandwidth of 1.75Gbps across 2.4GHz/5GHz. ASUS PCE-AC66 and USB-AC53 PCI Express/USB clients help create an 802.11ac ecosystem.
· Posted: Sun Apr 05, 2020 3:00 Post subject: Asus RT-AC66U: Is there a version of DD-WRT that works? The DD-WRT builds for this model have been terrible over the past few years. I believe some have blamed Broadcom for that. I had been running a build from 2018 with a lot of changes and a scheduled nightly reboot to keep things running. I decided ...
· So I have DD-WRT on the router already, but it's a really old build. I want to update the build, but everything I read says you use dd-wrt .bin firmwares to upgrade builds. All I can find for the Asus RT-AC66U is the .trx firmware which is the initial firmware file that you flash from within the stock Asus firmware to switch it over to dd-wrt.
· The latest DD-WRT firmware for the Asus RT-AC66U router is timestamped december 2014 (DD-WRT v24-sp2 (12/22/14)). With security vulnerabilities in an ever evolving environment in mind, will this device 's dd-wrt software undergo a firmware update in future? Back to top: Sponsor: James2k DD-WRT Guru Joined: 23 Oct 2011 Posts: 549: Posted: Sat Dec 31, 2016 13:25 Post subject: Not …
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