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toh:asus:rt-n66u [2017/06/18 14:37] (current)
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 +====== Asus RT-N66 ======
 +
 +===== Supported Versions =====
 +---- datatable ----
 +cols    : Brand, Model, Versions, Supported Current Rel, OEM device homepage URL_url, Forum Topic URL_url, Device Techdata_pageid
 +headers : Brand, Model, Version, Current Release, OEM Info, Forum Topic, Technical Data
 +align   : c,​c,​c,​c,​c,​c,​c
 +filter ​ : Model*~RT-N66
 +----
 +
 +^ Version/​Model ​  ^ Launch Date   ^ Model Specific Notes                      ^
 +|       ​B1 ​       |     ​2013 ​     | commonalities with the Netgear WNDR4500 ​  |
 +|       ​B2 ​       |     ​2014 ​     | HW same as B1, different CFE version ​     |
 +
 +
 +The RT-N66U and RT-N66W are the same except U has a black case and W has a white case.
 +
 +The RT-N66R is the same as the RT-N66U. ​ It is simply a repackage for retail sale.
 +
 +Please notice that due to [[doc:​hardware:​soc:​soc.broadcom.bcm47xx|Broadcom BCM47xx]] driver limitations current wireless support is sketchy.
 +
 +In Chaos Calmer r45879, 5 GHz is disabled and 2.4 GHz is very weak (see: https://​dev.openwrt.org/​ticket/​10852#​comment:​49)
 +
 +===== Hardware Highlights =====
 +---- datatable ----
 +cols    : Model, Versions, Platform, CPU MHz, Flash MB_mbflashs,​ RAM MB_mbram, WLAN Hardware, WLAN 2.4Ghz, WLAN 5.0Ghz, Ethernet Gbit ports_, Modem, USB ports_
 +header ​ : Model, Version,​SoC,​CPU MHz,Flash MB,RAM MB,WLAN Hardware,​WLAN2.4,​WLAN5.0,​Gbit ports,​Modem,​USB
 +align   : c,​c,​c,​c,​c,​c,​c,​c,​c,​c,​c,​c,​c
 +filter ​ : Model*~RT-N66
 +----
 +
 +===== Installation =====
 +  - → [[doc:​howto:​obtain.firmware|Obtain firmware]]
 +  - → [[doc:​howto:​generic.flashing|Install OpenWrt]]
 +  - → [[about:​latest|Latest OpenWrt release]]
 +
 +---- datatable ----
 +cols    : Model, Versions, Supported Current Rel, Firmware OpenWrt Install URL_url, Firmware OpenWrt Upgrade URL_url, Firmware OEM Stock URL_url
 +headers : Model, Version, Current Release, Firmware OpenWrt Install, Firmware OpenWrt Upgrade, Firmware OEM Stock
 +align   : l,c,c
 +filter ​ : Model*~RT-N66
 +----
 +
 +===== Hardware =====
 +==== Info ====
 +| **[[wp>​Instruction set|Architecture]]:​** ​   | MIPS |
 +| **Vendor:​** ​         | Broadcom ​ |
 +| **[[doc:​techref:​Bootloader]]:​** ​    | [[doc:​techref:​bootloader:​cfe|CFE]] |
 +| **[[doc:​hardware:​soc|System-On-Chip]]:​** ​ | Broadcom BCM4706 (MIPS32 74K) |
 +| **[[doc:​hardware:​cpu|CPU]]/​Speed** ​       | Broadcom BCM5300 chip rev 1 pkg 0 (MIPS 74K V4.9)@ 600 Mhz |
 +| **Flash-Chip:​** ​     | Spansion S29GL256P10TF101 |
 +| **Flash size:​** ​     | 32 MiB |
 +| **RAM:​** ​            | 256 MiB   |
 +| **Wireless:​** ​       | Broadcom BCM4331 802.11n dual band 3x3 |
 +| **Ethernet:​** ​       | Broadcom BCM53125SKMML |
 +| **USB:​** ​            | Yes 2 x 2.0     |
 +| **[[doc:​hardware:​port.serial|Serial]]:​** ​         | [[#​Serial|Yes]] |
 +| **[[doc:​hardware:​port.jtag|JTAG]]:​** ​           | [[#​JTAG|Yes]] ​ |
 +
 +
 +=== MicroSD Card ===
 +To use the MicroSD card slot that is on the motherboard you must install the kmod-usb-core,​ kmod-usb-ohci,​ kmod-usb-uhci,​ kmod-usb2 packages, plus those for the filesystem you would like to use
 +
 +===== Tags =====
 +[[meta:​tags|How to add tags]]
 +{{tag>​bcm47xx bcm4706 GigabitEthernet 5Port USB Serial JTAG 1USB 2USB USB2.0 802.11abgn 256RAM 32Flash gt32Flash MIPS MIPS32 74k ASUS}}