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RT1900ac RT2600ac
Hardware Specifications
CPU Dual core 1.0 GHz Dual core 1.7 GHz
L4/L7 Hardware Acceleration Engine
Memory 256 MB DDR3 512 MB DDR3
Antenna type 3x3 MIMO Omni-directional high-gain dipole (2.4GHz / 5GHz) 4x4 MIMO Omni-directional high-gain dipole (2.4GHz / 5GHz)
LAN port
  • Gigabit (RJ-45) x 4
  • Gigabit (RJ-45) x 4
  • Gigabit (RJ-45) x 3 (Dual WAN)
WAN port
  • Gigabit (RJ-45) x 1
  • Gigabit (RJ-45) x 1
  • Gigabit (RJ-45) x 2 (Dual WAN)
External Ports
  • USB 3.0 x 1 (5V, 1.5A power output)
  • SD card reader x 1 (SDXC, SDHC)
  • USB 3.0 x 1
  • USB 2.0 x 1
  • SD card reader x 1 (SDXC, SDHC)
Button and switch WPS, USB/SD eject, Power, Reset, Wi-Fi On/Off WPS, USB/SD eject, Power, Reset, Wi-Fi On/Off
Appearance
Size (Height x Width x Depth) 66 mm x 206 mm x 160 mm (without antenna) 77 mm x 280 mm x 169 mm (without antenna)
Weight 0.51 kg 0.7 kg
Others
AC Input Power Voltage 100V to 240V AC 100V to 240V AC
Power Frequency 50/60 Hz, Single Phase 50/60 Hz, Single Phase
Power Consumption* 10.82 W (Access)
7.45 W (Idle)
10.80 W (Access)
7.94 W (Idle)
Temperature
Operating Temperature 5°C to 40°C (40°F to 104°F) 5°C to 40°C (40°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F) -20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)
Relative Humidity 5% to 95% RH 5% to 95% RH
Certification
  • FCC Class B
  • CE Class B
  • BSMI Class B
  • FCC Class B
  • CE Class B
  • BSMI Class B
  • VCCI Class B
Wi-Fi Certification
  • CE
  • FCC
  • NCC
  • RCM
  • iDA
  • SRRC
  • CE
  • FCC
  • NCC
  • RCM
  • iDA
Warranty 2 Years 2 Years
Wireless
IEEE 802.11ac
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
  • Simultaneous dual-band Wi-Fi
  • 2.4GHz: 600Mbps (256-QAM supported)
  • 5GHz: 1300Mbps
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
  • Simultaneous dual-band Wi-Fi
  • 2.4GHz: 800Mbps
  • 5GHz: 1.73Gbps
IEEE 802.11ac wave 2
  • MU-MIMO
  • 2x2 160 MHz (contiguous 80 + 80 MHz)
  • 2x2 80 + 80 MHz (discontiguous)
Beamforming
DFS
WDS
Schedulable Wi-Fi
WPS 2.0 (Wi-Fi Protected Setup 2.0)
3G/4G mobile dongle support (Learn more)
Maximum MAC filters 64 64
Maximum connected devices 70 100
Network
Internet connection Dynamic IP, Static IP, PPPoE Dynamic IP, Static IP, PPPoE
Port forwarding Setup via manual management or UPnP Setup via manual management or UPnP
Maximum port forwarding rules 64 64
Maximum UPnP rules 64 64
Port triggering
Maximum port triggering rules 32 32
Minimum port triggering timeout 30s 30s
Maximum port triggering timeout 3600s 3600s
DMZ
IPv6 IPv6 DHCP server/client, IPv6 tunneling IPv6 DHCP server/client, IPv6 tunneling
DHCP Server/client mode, client list, MAC address reservation Server/client mode, client list, MAC address reservation
Maximum DHCP reservations 500 500
LAN/WLAN IGMP snooping
VPN
  • VPN server (WebVPN, SSL VPN, SSTP, OpenVPN, L2TP/IPSec, PPTP, Site-to-Site)
  • VPN client (PPTP, OpenVPN, L2TP/IPSec)
  • VPN pass-through (PPTP, IPSec, L2TP)
  • VPN server (WebVPN, SSL VPN, SSTP, OpenVPN, L2TP/IPSec, PPTP, Site-to-Site)
  • VPN client (PPTP, OpenVPN, L2TP/IPSec)
  • VPN pass-through (PPTP, IPSec, L2TP)
Policy route, Static route, Network Address Translation (NAT), PPPoE relay
Maximum IPv4 static routes 100 100
Maximum IPv6 static routes 100 100
Diagnosis tools
  • Ping
  • Traceroute
  • Ping
  • Traceroute
Management
Operating system Synology Router Manager (SRM) Synology Router Manager (SRM)
Free OS upgrade
Anywhere access to SRM Synology QuickConnect & Dynamic DNS (DDNS) Synology QuickConnect & Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
Operation modes Wireless Router, Wireless AP, Wireless Client Wireless Router, Wireless AP, Wireless Repeater
Wake on LAN (WOL)
WOL over QuickConnect
Maximum connected devices 100 100
Notification Email, SMS, push service (via DS router) Email, SMS, push service (via DS router)
SSH
SNMP
Configuration backup & restore
User account management
Printer server Maximum printer: 1 Maximum printer: 1
Parental Control
Maximum devices 50 50
Customized Internet schedule
IPv4 DNS-based web-filter with built-in database
IPv4 Customized allow/block list
Maximum blocked URLs 100 100
Maximum allowed URLs 100 100
Default policy
Traffic Control
Internet ban, device speed & priority
Application layer (L7) quality of service (QoS)
Maximum device rules 64 64
Maximum application rules per device 32 32
Traffic Monitor
Live view
Historical statistics Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Annual Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Annual
Website history
Traffic Report
Schedulable
Traffic analysis period Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Annual Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Annual
Export formats .CSV, .HTML .CSV, .HTML
Security
Wi-Fi encryption WEP, WPA/WPA2-Personal, WPA/WPA2-Enterprise WEP, WPA/WPA2-Personal, WPA/WPA2-Enterprise
Wi-Fi MAC address filter
Firewall/SPI Firewall
DoS Protection
Auto block
SSL certificate
Security Advisor
Mobile Apps
DS cloud (Android/iOS)
DS get (Android/iOS)
DS file (Android/iOS)
DS router (Android/iOS)
  • Network traffic overview
  • Wi-Fi management
  • Parental Control
  • Traffic Control
  • Network security (firewall, port forwarding, Internet ban)
  • Wake on LAN
  • Network traffic overview
  • Wi-Fi management
  • Parental Control
  • Traffic Control
  • Network security (firewall, port forwarding, Internet ban)
  • Wake on LAN
VPN Plus (Android/iOS)
USB/SD Card File Service
File System EXT4, FAT, NTFS, HFS+ EXT4, FAT, NTFS, HFS+
Access support
  • File explorer (via LAN only)
  • Web browsers: Chrome™, Firefox®, Internet Explorer®: 8 onwards, Safari® 7 onwards, Safari (iOS® 7 onwards on iPad®), Chrome (Android 4.0 onwards on tablets)
  • Mobile device: DS file
  • File explorer (via LAN only)
  • Web browsers: Chrome™, Firefox®, Internet Explorer®: 8 onwards, Safari® 7 onwards, Safari (iOS® 7 onwards on iPad®), Chrome (Android 4.0 onwards on tablets)
  • Mobile device: DS file
Protocol support Windows file service (CIFS), Mac file service (AFP), FTP/FTPS, WebDAV Windows file service (CIFS), Mac file service (AFP), FTP/FTPS, WebDAV
Apple Time Machine
Shared Folder privileges
Storage hibernation
Package Center
Cloud Station Server Sync data from multiple platforms, centralizing it on the router while easily keeping historical versions of important files. Sync data from multiple platforms, centralizing it on the router while easily keeping historical versions of important files.
Maximum Concurrent File Transfers 64 128
Note Cloud Station ShareSync is not supported Cloud Station ShareSync is not supported
DNS Server Helps users find and translate domain names into IP addresses Helps users find and translate domain names into IP addresses
Download Station Supported download protocols: BT/HTTP/FTP/NZB/eMule Supported download protocols: BT/HTTP/FTP/NZB/eMule
Maximum concurrent download tasks 50 50
Maximum concurrent BT download tasks 20 20
Media Server (DLNA/UPnP®)
  • Media indexing
  • DLNA certified
  • PS3/PS4/Xbox 360/Xbox One supported
  • Media indexing
  • DLNA certified
  • PS3/PS4/Xbox 360/Xbox One supported
RADIUS Server Provides centralized authentication, authorization, and accounting for wireless network access Provides centralized authentication, authorization, and accounting for wireless network access
VPN Plus Server Easily create and manage secure VPN access through a web browser or client. Supports various VPN services — WebVPN, SSL VPN, SSTP, OpenVPN, L2TP over IPSec, and PPTP. Easily create and manage secure VPN access through a web browser or client. Supports various VPN services — WebVPN, SSL VPN, SSTP, OpenVPN, L2TP over IPSec, and PPTP.
Maximum Connections 10 20
Site-to-Site VPN
Site-to-Site Tunnels 4 10
Intrusion Prevention (Beta) Greatly enhance the security of your router with IDS and IPS systems, designed to safeguard your network against internet threats. Greatly enhance the security of your router with IDS and IPS systems, designed to safeguard your network against internet threats.
Intrusion Detection System (IDS)
Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)
Environment & Packaging
Environment RoHS Compliant RoHS Compliant
Packaging Content
  • Main Unit
  • Antenna x 3
  • Stand Kit
  • AC Power Adapter
  • RJ-45 LAN Cable
  • Welcome Note
  • Main Unit
  • Antenna x 4
  • AC Power Adapter
  • RJ-45 LAN Cable
  • Quick Installation Guide
Hardware Specifications
CPU
RT1900ac Dual core 1.0 GHz
RT2600ac Dual core 1.7 GHz
L4/L7 Hardware Acceleration Engine
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Memory
RT1900ac 256 MB DDR3
RT2600ac 512 MB DDR3
Antenna type
RT1900ac 3x3 MIMO Omni-directional high-gain dipole (2.4GHz / 5GHz)
RT2600ac 4x4 MIMO Omni-directional high-gain dipole (2.4GHz / 5GHz)
LAN port
RT1900ac
  • Gigabit (RJ-45) x 4
RT2600ac
  • Gigabit (RJ-45) x 4
  • Gigabit (RJ-45) x 3 (Dual WAN)
WAN port
RT1900ac
  • Gigabit (RJ-45) x 1
RT2600ac
  • Gigabit (RJ-45) x 1
  • Gigabit (RJ-45) x 2 (Dual WAN)
External Ports
RT1900ac
  • USB 3.0 x 1 (5V, 1.5A power output)
  • SD card reader x 1 (SDXC, SDHC)
RT2600ac
  • USB 3.0 x 1
  • USB 2.0 x 1
  • SD card reader x 1 (SDXC, SDHC)
Button and switch
RT1900ac WPS, USB/SD eject, Power, Reset, Wi-Fi On/Off
RT2600ac WPS, USB/SD eject, Power, Reset, Wi-Fi On/Off
Appearance
Size (Height x Width x Depth)
RT1900ac 66 mm x 206 mm x 160 mm (without antenna)
RT2600ac 77 mm x 280 mm x 169 mm (without antenna)
Weight
RT1900ac 0.51 kg
RT2600ac 0.7 kg
Others
AC Input Power Voltage
RT1900ac 100V to 240V AC
RT2600ac 100V to 240V AC
Power Frequency
RT1900ac 50/60 Hz, Single Phase
RT2600ac 50/60 Hz, Single Phase
Power Consumption*
RT1900ac 10.82 W (Access)
7.45 W (Idle)
RT2600ac 10.80 W (Access)
7.94 W (Idle)
Temperature
Operating Temperature
RT1900ac 5°C to 40°C (40°F to 104°F)
RT2600ac 5°C to 40°C (40°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature
RT1900ac -20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)
RT2600ac -20°C to 60°C (-5°F to 140°F)
Relative Humidity
RT1900ac 5% to 95% RH
RT2600ac 5% to 95% RH
Certification
RT1900ac
  • FCC Class B
  • CE Class B
  • BSMI Class B
RT2600ac
  • FCC Class B
  • CE Class B
  • BSMI Class B
  • VCCI Class B
Wi-Fi Certification
RT1900ac
  • CE
  • FCC
  • NCC
  • RCM
  • iDA
  • SRRC
RT2600ac
  • CE
  • FCC
  • NCC
  • RCM
  • iDA
Warranty
RT1900ac 2 Years
RT2600ac 2 Years
Wireless
IEEE 802.11ac
RT1900ac
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
  • Simultaneous dual-band Wi-Fi
  • 2.4GHz: 600Mbps (256-QAM supported)
  • 5GHz: 1300Mbps
RT2600ac
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
  • Simultaneous dual-band Wi-Fi
  • 2.4GHz: 800Mbps
  • 5GHz: 1.73Gbps
IEEE 802.11ac wave 2
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
  • MU-MIMO
  • 2x2 160 MHz (contiguous 80 + 80 MHz)
  • 2x2 80 + 80 MHz (discontiguous)
Beamforming
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
DFS
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
WDS
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Schedulable Wi-Fi
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
WPS 2.0 (Wi-Fi Protected Setup 2.0)
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
3G/4G mobile dongle support (Learn more)
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Maximum MAC filters
RT1900ac 64
RT2600ac 64
Maximum connected devices
RT1900ac 70
RT2600ac 100
Network
Internet connection
RT1900ac Dynamic IP, Static IP, PPPoE
RT2600ac Dynamic IP, Static IP, PPPoE
Port forwarding
RT1900ac Setup via manual management or UPnP
RT2600ac Setup via manual management or UPnP
Maximum port forwarding rules
RT1900ac 64
RT2600ac 64
Maximum UPnP rules
RT1900ac 64
RT2600ac 64
Port triggering
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Maximum port triggering rules
RT1900ac 32
RT2600ac 32
Minimum port triggering timeout
RT1900ac 30s
RT2600ac 30s
Maximum port triggering timeout
RT1900ac 3600s
RT2600ac 3600s
DMZ
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
IPv6
RT1900ac IPv6 DHCP server/client, IPv6 tunneling
RT2600ac IPv6 DHCP server/client, IPv6 tunneling
DHCP
RT1900ac Server/client mode, client list, MAC address reservation
RT2600ac Server/client mode, client list, MAC address reservation
Maximum DHCP reservations
RT1900ac 500
RT2600ac 500
LAN/WLAN IGMP snooping
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
VPN
RT1900ac
  • VPN server (WebVPN, SSL VPN, SSTP, OpenVPN, L2TP/IPSec, PPTP, Site-to-Site)
  • VPN client (PPTP, OpenVPN, L2TP/IPSec)
  • VPN pass-through (PPTP, IPSec, L2TP)
RT2600ac
  • VPN server (WebVPN, SSL VPN, SSTP, OpenVPN, L2TP/IPSec, PPTP, Site-to-Site)
  • VPN client (PPTP, OpenVPN, L2TP/IPSec)
  • VPN pass-through (PPTP, IPSec, L2TP)
Policy route, Static route, Network Address Translation (NAT), PPPoE relay
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Maximum IPv4 static routes
RT1900ac 100
RT2600ac 100
Maximum IPv6 static routes
RT1900ac 100
RT2600ac 100
Diagnosis tools
RT1900ac
  • Ping
  • Traceroute
RT2600ac
  • Ping
  • Traceroute
Management
Operating system
RT1900ac Synology Router Manager (SRM)
RT2600ac Synology Router Manager (SRM)
Free OS upgrade
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Anywhere access to SRM
RT1900ac Synology QuickConnect & Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
RT2600ac Synology QuickConnect & Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
Operation modes
RT1900ac Wireless Router, Wireless AP, Wireless Client
RT2600ac Wireless Router, Wireless AP, Wireless Repeater
Wake on LAN (WOL)
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
WOL over QuickConnect
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Maximum connected devices
RT1900ac 100
RT2600ac 100
Notification
RT1900ac Email, SMS, push service (via DS router)
RT2600ac Email, SMS, push service (via DS router)
SSH
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
SNMP
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Configuration backup & restore
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
User account management
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Printer server
RT1900ac Maximum printer: 1
RT2600ac Maximum printer: 1
Parental Control
Maximum devices
RT1900ac 50
RT2600ac 50
Customized Internet schedule
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
IPv4 DNS-based web-filter with built-in database
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
IPv4 Customized allow/block list
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Maximum blocked URLs
RT1900ac 100
RT2600ac 100
Maximum allowed URLs
RT1900ac 100
RT2600ac 100
Default policy
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Traffic Control
Internet ban, device speed & priority
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Application layer (L7) quality of service (QoS)
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Maximum device rules
RT1900ac 64
RT2600ac 64
Maximum application rules per device
RT1900ac 32
RT2600ac 32
Traffic Monitor
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Live view
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Historical statistics
RT1900ac Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Annual
RT2600ac Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Annual
Website history
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Traffic Report
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Schedulable
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Traffic analysis period
RT1900ac Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Annual
RT2600ac Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Annual
Export formats
RT1900ac .CSV, .HTML
RT2600ac .CSV, .HTML
Security
Wi-Fi encryption
RT1900ac WEP, WPA/WPA2-Personal, WPA/WPA2-Enterprise
RT2600ac WEP, WPA/WPA2-Personal, WPA/WPA2-Enterprise
Wi-Fi MAC address filter
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Firewall/SPI Firewall
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
DoS Protection
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Auto block
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
SSL certificate
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Security Advisor
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Mobile Apps
DS cloud (Android/iOS)
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
DS get (Android/iOS)
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
DS file (Android/iOS)
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
DS router (Android/iOS)
RT1900ac
  • Network traffic overview
  • Wi-Fi management
  • Parental Control
  • Traffic Control
  • Network security (firewall, port forwarding, Internet ban)
  • Wake on LAN
RT2600ac
  • Network traffic overview
  • Wi-Fi management
  • Parental Control
  • Traffic Control
  • Network security (firewall, port forwarding, Internet ban)
  • Wake on LAN
VPN Plus (Android/iOS)
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
USB/SD Card File Service
File System
RT1900ac EXT4, FAT, NTFS, HFS+
RT2600ac EXT4, FAT, NTFS, HFS+
Access support
RT1900ac
  • File explorer (via LAN only)
  • Web browsers: Chrome™, Firefox®, Internet Explorer®: 8 onwards, Safari® 7 onwards, Safari (iOS® 7 onwards on iPad®), Chrome (Android 4.0 onwards on tablets)
  • Mobile device: DS file
RT2600ac
  • File explorer (via LAN only)
  • Web browsers: Chrome™, Firefox®, Internet Explorer®: 8 onwards, Safari® 7 onwards, Safari (iOS® 7 onwards on iPad®), Chrome (Android 4.0 onwards on tablets)
  • Mobile device: DS file
Protocol support
RT1900ac Windows file service (CIFS), Mac file service (AFP), FTP/FTPS, WebDAV
RT2600ac Windows file service (CIFS), Mac file service (AFP), FTP/FTPS, WebDAV
Apple Time Machine
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Shared Folder privileges
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Storage hibernation
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Package Center
Cloud Station Server
RT1900ac Sync data from multiple platforms, centralizing it on the router while easily keeping historical versions of important files.
RT2600ac Sync data from multiple platforms, centralizing it on the router while easily keeping historical versions of important files.
Maximum Concurrent File Transfers
RT1900ac 64
RT2600ac 128
Note
RT1900ac Cloud Station ShareSync is not supported
RT2600ac Cloud Station ShareSync is not supported
DNS Server
RT1900ac Helps users find and translate domain names into IP addresses
RT2600ac Helps users find and translate domain names into IP addresses
Download Station
RT1900ac Supported download protocols: BT/HTTP/FTP/NZB/eMule
RT2600ac Supported download protocols: BT/HTTP/FTP/NZB/eMule
Maximum concurrent download tasks
RT1900ac 50
RT2600ac 50
Maximum concurrent BT download tasks
RT1900ac 20
RT2600ac 20
Media Server (DLNA/UPnP®)
RT1900ac
  • Media indexing
  • DLNA certified
  • PS3/PS4/Xbox 360/Xbox One supported
RT2600ac
  • Media indexing
  • DLNA certified
  • PS3/PS4/Xbox 360/Xbox One supported
RADIUS Server
RT1900ac Provides centralized authentication, authorization, and accounting for wireless network access
RT2600ac Provides centralized authentication, authorization, and accounting for wireless network access
VPN Plus Server
RT1900ac Easily create and manage secure VPN access through a web browser or client. Supports various VPN services — WebVPN, SSL VPN, SSTP, OpenVPN, L2TP over IPSec, and PPTP.
RT2600ac Easily create and manage secure VPN access through a web browser or client. Supports various VPN services — WebVPN, SSL VPN, SSTP, OpenVPN, L2TP over IPSec, and PPTP.
Maximum Connections
RT1900ac 10
RT2600ac 20
Site-to-Site VPN
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Site-to-Site Tunnels
RT1900ac 4
RT2600ac 10
Intrusion Prevention (Beta)
RT1900ac Greatly enhance the security of your router with IDS and IPS systems, designed to safeguard your network against internet threats.
RT2600ac Greatly enhance the security of your router with IDS and IPS systems, designed to safeguard your network against internet threats.
Intrusion Detection System (IDS)
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)
RT1900ac
RT2600ac
Environment & Packaging
Environment
RT1900ac RoHS Compliant
RT2600ac RoHS Compliant
Packaging Content
RT1900ac
  • Main Unit
  • Antenna x 3
  • Stand Kit
  • AC Power Adapter
  • RJ-45 LAN Cable
  • Welcome Note
RT2600ac
  • Main Unit
  • Antenna x 4
  • AC Power Adapter
  • RJ-45 LAN Cable
  • Quick Installation Guide