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ASUS RT-AX58U - AX3000 Dual Band Wi-Fi 6 Router $209 + Delivery (Free C&C / In-store) @ Bing Lee

750

A good price for ASUS RT-AX58U router.

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS

  • SKU: RT-AX58U
  • Max Speed (Mbps): 3000
  • Ethernet (LAN) : 4
  • WAN Ports: 1
  • USB : USB 3.1 Gen 1 x 1
  • Wireless : AX
  • Frequency (GHz): 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz
  • Security: WPA3-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPA-Enterprise , WPA2-Enterprise , WPA3-Enterprise, WPS support

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Comments

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    wow

  • +3 votes

    c'mon amazon au.. price-match this for us..

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      Do Amazon honour the 3 year manufacturer warranty themselves?

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        No, they ask you to contact the manufacturer

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          Thank-you.

        • +5 votes

          Amazon Australia - they cannot tell you to go to the manufacturer. ACL prohibits this in black and white.
          Amazon US - probably can as they aren't bound by the ACL.

          • +1 vote

            @OzBrogains: I've had a few issues with items purchased from Amazon AU.

            They ask you to contact the manufacturer first and if they can't help, then Amazon steps in.

            • +2 votes

              @fireforce: You probably dealt with someone offshore who isn't aware of the ACL. If it was me I would have escalated to their manager who would probably be more cluey.

            • +2 votes

              @fireforce: just tell them ACL that they have to deal with the issues on your behaves because they are a retailer who sold you the product

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    Is this a good router?

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      Quite good. Can flash with Merlin.

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        What will that do?

        • +1 vote

          it gives you some extra features
          and there are regular updates to the firmware,
          quicker than Asus firmware too.

    • +3 votes

      Yes, although I went with the AX82U for a little bit more.
      Deal here

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      Depends on what you are upgrading or changing from..
      I am on HFC and upgraded from a TP-Link D9 router to this and initially had alot of problem out of the box with the dreaded "ISP's DHCP did not function properly" error on start up.
      Resolved it by upgrading to the latest version of the firmware, set the DHCP frequency to "Continuous Mode" and wait up to 5-6min from power on till the router connects.

      TP-link D9 ? took a total of a min max to connect from power on and no stuffing around with any setting other than setting the router to router mode.

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        I have the default router from Optus. Is it worth it? I'll be moving soon and the place I'm going to has Opticomm (unsure if different from NBN)

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          Is it HFC? If so and you can stand potentially waiting up to 6min for the router to work from power on, then yeah sure. Otherwise I'd look at something different.

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          Opticomm is mostly FTTP with FTTN and HFC in small parts. ISPs who sell Opticomm.

          FTTP = max of 1000/50.
          FTTN = max of 100/40.
          HFC = max of 250/25.

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    AX6000 rated isn't much more? The RT-AX86 or AX88?

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    How does this compare with Huawei AX3?

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      Pretty sure the ax3 is not good for Australian temps. Doesn't have adequate cooling ventilation so is vulnerable to smoking out. I'm going to wait until the end of the year to upgrade my network and hoping the next version of ax3 has better ventilation and buy 3 to run in mesh.

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    Are these newer routers nbn compatible or is compatibility something I still need to be wary about?

    • +2 votes

      This is a router only, not a modem/router combined (what ISP's usually provide you with), so you need something else to connect with NBN, then you plug that in to the router.

      I have my ISP provided box acting as the modem with WIFI turned off with a wired connection to this router.

      • +2 votes

        For FTTP you don’t need a modem

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          Yes sorry, my setup is FTTB, not got FTTP so don't know how that works!

          • +6 votes

            @mgreaves: FTTN, FTTB = VDSL2 modem/router or VDSL2 modem + Asus RT-AX58U.
            FTTP, HFC = nbn NTD + Asus RT-AX58U.
            FTTC = nbn NCD + Asus RT-AX58U.

            nbn NCD or NTD is installed by nbn.

            Asus RT = router.

          • +1 vote

            @mgreaves: For FTTB, you would just need an external VDSL modem to work with this router.

        • +1 vote

          dont need a dsl modem with FTTC either they provide you with a special reverse power box modem

  • +1 vote

    I have gigabit internet FTTP, is this router gonna get me speeds near a gigabit?

    • +1 vote

      Ethernet does around 922Mbps. Wi-Fi 6 over 5Ghz can do 882Mbps with a 2x2 client. Wi-Fi 5 over 5Ghz can do 770Mbps with a 4x4 client. If you get those Wi-Fi speeds or not depends on many factors.

      https://dongknows.com/asus-rt-ax3000-rt-ax58u-review/
      https://www.digitalcitizen.life/asus-rt-ax58u-review/2/

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        wifi to a series X, whats the factors

        • +1 vote

          A few factors to start with…

          Wifi access point/router performance
          Series X wifi performance
          Distance
          Walls
          Interference from other wifi channels
          Bikies

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            @black crush: K so nothing that can be changed on my end.

            I’m pretty annoyed that the series X does not have wifi 6. Stupid on Microsoft’s part. The PS5 has it

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    I’ve got net gear nighthawk 1900. Is it worth upgrading to this? Don’t know much about these. I’ve got about 25 different things connected wirelessly to my router

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      Probably not. I recently grabbed a TUF AX3000 (very similar to the one in this deal, but can’t do custom firmware apparently) and I’ve piggybacked it to the stock Netcomm I got with Aussie, which is a great modem but terrible router. They’re working well together so far. If you’re not having issues with your Nighthawk (which I also looked at but the Asus was cheaper) then stick with it.

      Unless you have a heap of Wifi 6 devices, that is. But even then it’s mostly only a benefit for file transfer speed, not internet speed.

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        Not just file transfer speed. Wi-Fi 6 advantages include having more connected devices simultaneously, wider Wi-Fi coverage, lower latency, less Wi-Fi interference from your neighbours and increased download and upload in particular on Gigabit.

      • +1 vote

        I've just returned my TUF AX3000 and purchased this.

        Sick and tired of daily restarts on the TUF. The killer was the lack of Merlin support.

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      plus it has flashy lights too!

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      oos?

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        oops yes no stock.

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          Still think this is a big improvement over nighthawk 1900?

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            @swxfty: I think so, WiFi 6 itself is an improvement over nighthawk r7000.

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    I wonder how well these perform in wireless Ai Mesh mode. 3 of these are cheaper than any other WiFi 6 mesh system out there, but then again since this is only dual band I guess the effective bandwidth of the 5Ghz chanel will be less than half (2400/2 = 1200Mbps) when operating in mesh mode sharing the same channel, so I guess these won't be much faster than AC3000 triband WiFi 5 mesh systems. hmm…

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      I got a pair of the 82's and will run them in wireless mesh for the time being (in a rental while our new place gets built). It's 4x4 5GHz unlike this one and double the max speed so should be a bit better I'd imagine?

  • +1 vote

    These are showing as back in stock if anyone is still interested

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      Smashed again and back to "Check for availability" lol