• there is preliminary support since R30498.
  • there is more support since R31399

Note: With Latest BB Rc1(svn-r10457) build 2.4Ghz is working now, 5Ghz dont work(still looking why is jump into client mode instead of AP)

Supported Versions

Version/Model Launch Date S/N OpenWrt Version Supported Model Specific Notes
v1 - - -

Hardware Highlights

CPU Ram Flash Network USB Serial JTag
MIPS 74Kc@533MHz 128MiB 8MiB 4 x 1000 Yes 2.0 Yes Yes?


Installing OpenWrt

Use build root (selecting the RT-N56U configs in make menuconfig) to build your image. Then unplug router power cord, keep reset button down, plug the power cord back and release the reset button. This will put your router into rescue mode (led blinks slowly) for flashing. Then flash the device with the (windows program that comes with the hardware). The original web gui will not let you install any image.



Architecture: MIPS
Vendor: Ralink
System-On-Chip: RT3662 (MIPS 74Kc V?.?)
CPU/Speed MIPS 74Kc @ 500 Mhz
Flash size: 8 MB
RAM: 128 MiB
Wireless: Ralink RT3662 + RT3092
Ethernet: RealTek RTL8367M Gigabit w/ vlan support swconfig
USB: Yes 2 x 2.0
Serial: Yes

How to Open

Remove the screws first, then use your nails.


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toh/asus/rt-n56u.txt · Last modified: 2014/07/23 14:44 by devilstrike