Synology RT2600AC AC-2600 Wireless Dual-Band Gigabit Router
With Wi-Fi data transfer rates of up to 2.53 Gbps and built-in MIMO technology, the RT2600AC AC-2600 Wireless Dual-Band Gigabit Router from Synology can support multiple data streams simultaneously. Multiple data pathways to the network offer devices like streaming media players, game consoles, smart TVs, tablets, and more their own dedicated connection to the network which greatly reduces lag.
The RT2600AC operates on both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz frequencies and supports the 802.11ac Wi-Fi network standard to ensure users receive optimal network performance. In addition to enhanced performance standards, this router offers improved reception and range as it comes equipped with four Omni-directional high-gain dipole antennas.
The best router any savvy user could ask for.
Engineered for performance
Supporting MU-MIMO and the latest 802.11ac Wave 2 standard, RT2600ac enables up to 800 Mbps and 1733 Mbps on the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz radios, respectively. Reach 2 Gbps combined bandwidth with Dual WAN1, and easily optimize your network with minimal performance loss even with app-based traffic control.
1.7GHz Dual Core
Quad-Stream, Dual Band
AC2600, Wave 2
With MU-MIMO & Beamforming
Layer 4 & 7
Hardware Acceleration Engine
Not only is the RT2600 one of the fastest Wi-Fi routers on the market, it also has the most comprehensive set of features. If you’re looking to build a robust, non-compromising, secure home network, this is the router to get.
This may be my favorite router now when it comes to parental controls. Synology, in my opinion, is years ahead now of anybody that I’d consider to be their competitors in this space.
Top software experience
Whether you’re doing it from a smartphone or computer, setting up RT2600ac is a breeze. Getting your Internet up and running takes just a couple of minutes.
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Wi-Fi made smarter
Smart ConnectNot sure if 2.4GHz or 5GHz is better? RT2600ac automatically steers a device to the band that gives it the strongest signal and speed. No more manual switching.
Scalable mesh Wi-FiAdd additional MR2200ac to expand coverage even further, while still enjoying a single Wi-Fi name, enhanced roaming, and auto-optimization.
Custom guest network options set up a welcome portal for people connecting to your guest Wi-Fi. Tools like scheduling, auto password change, and MAC filters help keep unwanted connections away.
Intelligent web filtering & parental controls
Create a user profile to manage all devices someone owns at once while letting LAN and guest Wi-Fi profiles take care of other unspecified devices connecting to your network.
Set time limits and schedules. Encourage your kids to use their time wisely, and reserve some quality time for family.
Safeguard kids from adult-only content and search results, or even set up a whitelist of approved websites for younger children. Web filters can be scheduled to ensure no social media during homework hours.
Any device accessing the Internet in the middle of the night when they shouldn’t be, or anyone being blocked by web filters? You see it here.
Leveraging intrusion prevention technology, Threat Prevention inspects incoming and outgoing traffic on your network and automatically blocks malicious packets from passing through – all while retaining stellar Internet speeds.2
Integrating Google Safe Browsing3 and other DNS and IP threat intelligence databases, Safe Access prevents devices from accidentally accessing websites related to malware, phishing, botnets, social engineering, and more.
Support for the latest Wi-Fi security protocol equips home, business, and open Wi-Fi networks with better defenses against snooping and other attacks. 3
Best-in-class VPN server
VPN Plus’s Synology SSL VPN and WebVPN give you fast, intuitive, and secure access to your internal network, whereas Site-to-Site VPN allows you to connect multiple remote offices together. A long list of other supported protocols and management functionality is available to give IT admins better control over VPN connections.4 Learn more
Shared network storage
Stay on top of the traffic usage, user activities, and security events wherever you are, and act on them with just one tap on the phone.
Build your own Wi-Fi system
For large homes and offices, RT2600ac and MR2200ac can work together to blanket the environment with mesh Wi-Fi, extending your broadband Internet speed to all corners.6
- Two or more connections must be established.
- External storage is required.
- Learn more about how to enable the feature here.
- Client support for WPA3 is required for compatibility.
- Access for one concurrent account is available for free and shared by WebVPN, Synology SSL VPN, and SSTP. Client VPN Access License is available to add more concurrent accounts. The Site-to-Site VPN feature also requires a license to activate. A one-time 30-day trial is available to each Synology Router. Other VPN protocols and management features are free of charge.
- USB 3.0 can reach 107 MB/s for EXT4, 103 MB/s for FAT32, and 83.8 MB/s for NTFS. Performance may vary depending on the type of device attached and on actual system usage and settings.
- Currently, RT2600ac can serve as the primary Wi-Fi point, while MR2200ac can be the primary Wi-Fi point or extend the signal of another RT2600ac/MR2200ac.