Newegg offers the ASUS 802.11ac 1.2Gbps Dual-Band Wi-Fi Router with Parental Controls (RT-AC1200G) for $49.99 shipped when you use promo code EMCPTEW36 at checkout. Save an extra $10 by doing the on-page mail-in rebate, dropping the price further to just $39.99 shipped. Normally $80 at most retailers, this is a great price for an 802.11ac 1.2Gbps router. Though reviews are slim here, ASUS is a very well-rated brand at Amazon.

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ASUS 802.11ac Router features:

  • 802.11ac and concurrent dual-band connectivity delivers up to 1167 Mbps data rate for smooth streaming 4K videos from Youtube and Netflix
  • 4 fixed 5 dBi antennas and AiRadar technology strengthens wireless coverage
  • Gigabit Ethernet ports for fast, reliable internet performance, especially UHD gaming and streaming
  • Set up time restriction & website filtering via parental control function to protect your children away from potential dangers
  • ASUSWRT dashboard UI enables 30-sec easy setup with robust network monitoring and control


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