- 1. Intro
- 2. Unboxing the Synology RT2600ac
- 3. Looking at the design of the RT2600ac
- 4. Understanding MU-MIMO, AC2600, etc.
- 5. Setting up the Synology RT2600ac
- 6. Running through the SRM on the RT2600ac
- 7. Speed Test
The Synology RT2600ac wireless Gigabit router is the latest addition to Synology’s router family. It is the successor to the RT1900ac. At the core of the RT2600ac is the Synology Router Manager (SRM) operating system. SRM offers an intuitive desktop-like interface for users to manage various aspects of the router like network settings, firmware management, reviewing intrusion logs, etc. New capabilities or applications can be added to the RT2600ac via Package Center.
Hardware Acceleration Engine offloads the CPU from more intensive Layer 7 features like Quality of Service.
The Synology RT2600ac is an AC2600 class WiFi Gigabit router capable of delivering contents wirelessly up to a combined speed of 2.53 Gbps. It adopted the 802.11ac wave 2 standards and comes with 4×4 MU-MIMO Quad-Stream and Beamforming features. It also comes with a Hardware Acceleration Engine to offload the CPU from more intensive Layer 7 features like traffic control/ Quality of Service.
Storage media(s) can be attached to the RT2600ac via the SD card slot and/ or USB ports to boost its storage capacity for features like Intrusion Prevention or simply to turn the RT2600ac into a Network Attached Storage (NAS).
|Key Components of the Synology RT2600ac WiFi Router|
|Processor||Qualcomm IPQ8065 (dual core 1.7 GHz)|
|Storage||4 GB eMMC|
|Switch||Qualcomm Atheros QCA8337 (10/100/1000 Mbps)|
|Radio||2 x QCA9984|
Data rates up to 2.53 Gbps (1733 + 800 Mbps)
|Wireless Standards||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|WAN Port||1 x Gigabit WAN or 2 x Gigabit WAN (Dual WAN)|
|LAN Ports||4 x Gigabit LAN or 3 x Gigabit LAN (Dual WAN)|
|External Ports||1 x USB 3.0|
1 x USB 2.0
1 x full-depth SD Card Reader (SDXC, SDHC)
|Size (H x W x D)||77 mm x 280 mm x 169 mm (without antenna)|
Suggested Retail Price: S$365