Asus ZenWiFi AC3000 CT8 Mesh Router Kit, 2 Pack, White

MX80473 ZenWiFi AC3000 CT8 Mesh Router Kit, 2 Pack, White
MX80473 ZenWiFi AC3000 CT8 Mesh Router Kit, 2 Pack, White MX80473 ZenWiFi AC3000 CT8 Mesh Router Kit, 2 Pack, White MX80473 ZenWiFi AC3000 CT8 Mesh Router Kit, 2 Pack, White

Product Info


ASUS ZenWiFi AC3000 WiFi 5 Mesh Router Kit, White, 2 Pack

Whole Home Coverage: High Speed Tri-Band, Stable WiFi
The ZenWiFi AC system consists of a pair of ASUS AC3000 WiFi 5 routers, featuring unique technologies that give you superfast, reliable and secure WiFi connections; inside or outside your home!

Flexible Network Naming

Uniquely, ZenWiFi AC lets you choose how you name your WiFi networks: a single name for everything, or separate names for each frequency band. The choice is yours!

Tri-Band. Zero Slowdowns

Unlike traditional dual-band mesh WiFi systems that sacrifice half of the total wireless bandwidth to the backhaul connection, ZenWiFi AC features a tri-band design with a full WiFi band for the backhaul, maximizing system performance and stability. With this upgraded design, you'll experience fast WiFi, even when data transfers through multiple hubs to your device.


Backhaul Configuration

ZenWiFi AC allows flexible configuration of the backhaul connection. You can set the second 5GHz band as a dedicated or non-dedicated backhaul connection, enabling maximized backhaul speed or freeing up the fastest 5GHz band for connected devices. If you have Ethernet ports in your walls, you can also set ZenWiFi AC to use Ethernet backhaul, reserving all three WiFi bands for your wireless devices for even more stable and reliable networking.


Easier-than-ever Setup:

3 Step setup with the ASUS Router app.

  1. Turn on ZenWiFi AC Router
  2. Create a WiFi Network Name and an Admin Account
  3. Wait for 3 minutes, and you're done!

What makes ZenWiFi AC setup so easy?

One-time setup, with auto synchronization for all the hubs in each package.

Hassle-free: each unit can work as the main router or an extender node.

AiProtection Pro: Make the Internet a Safer Place for Everyone

AiProtection Pro with Advanced Parental Controls is free for life. It gives you total peace of mind, and you can keep an eye on everything that's happening on your network via the mobile app.

  • Commercial Grade Security
  • Advanced Parental Controls

No Subscription Fee

Some routers only offer 3 years of protection, ASUS AiProtection has you covered for the life of your product.

Protection Against Attacks

Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) blocks all common internet-based attacks.

Block Access to Malicious Websites

AiProtection uses Trend Micro's official database to identify and block known malicious sites, preventing infection even before you click.

Infection Detection and Blocking

Even if an already-infected device is connected to ZenWiFi, AiProtection prevents any personal data on the device from being compromised.


Advanced Parental Controls

AiProtection has everything you need in one place: it's super-easy to view or change security settings on each of your family member's devices, so your kids can be safer when surfing!

  • Internet Activity Dashboard
    View each family member's internet activity on a clear graphical dashboard showing the peak time and what kind of content they are viewing. You can group devices that belong to your children to view aggregated data and apply scheduled block times and content filters with just a few taps
  • Kid-Safe Preset
    Check the box when editing a device and profile, and the preset automatically applies filters for inappropriate content to all their devices
  • Schedule Block Time
    Reserve valuable family time or help your children develop responsible behavior by selecting scheduled time periods to block internet access on specific devices
  • Content Filter
    Block specific categories of mobile apps and websites, and apply these settings to all devices belonging to individual family members. The advanced filtering integrates Trend Micro's Deep Packet Inspection (DPI) engine to filter not only by website URL, but also by the internet packets themselves, which means it filters content viewed not only in a web browser, but also within mobile apps on your devices

Smart Looks for Smart Homes

ZenWiFi AC works perfectly with smart-home services; including Alexa skills and IFTTT, and is available in black or white to suit your decor.

Amazon Alexa Compatible
When you enable the ASUS Router skill for Amazon Alexa, you can control your ASUS router via Alexa-enabled devices using voice commands, all without lifting a finger! Ask Alexa to turn off the WiFi when you're having a family dinner or at bedtime, or tell her to enable the guest WiFi network when you're having friends round. It's the easy and convenient way to live!


AiMesh Technology

Easy Setup. Flexible Management
Even non-experts can quickly set up AiMesh technology, while more experienced users will appreciate the comprehensive advanced networking features.

Flexible and Scalable Wireless Networking
If you need more coverage or new functions, you can simply add another compatible router to your AiMesh network at any time!

Powerful, Stable WiFi with Full Functionality: Beyond Walls and Floors
ASUS AiMesh is the ultimate home WiFi solution that lets you enjoy a stable, seamless and secure wireless connection anywhere in your home. With powerful features, exceptional ease of use and no trade-offs between WiFi range and maximum speed, you can finally experience WiFi the way it should be.


Better Performance Through Engineering

ZenWiFi AC features a Quad Core CPU for the full performance of WiFi 5
It's vertical housing holds a specially designed antenna and circuit board that optimizes WiFi signal strength and provides better airflow, improving thermal performance for reliable operation.

  • Special designed vents for increased Router airflow
  • Double heatsink for maximized heat dissipation
  • Vertical housing with space between antennas and circuit board for minimal WiFi signal interference
  • Quad-Core CPU
  • Gigabit WAN / LAN ports
  • 45° Antennas ensure strong WiFi in multi-story homes
    • 2.4GHz: 2x2
    • 5GHz 1: 2x2
    • 5GHz 2: 4x4
  • Data Encryption:
    • WPA2-PSK
    • WPA-PSK
    • WPA-Enterprise
    • WPA2-Enterprise
    • WPS support


Make and Model ASUS ZenWiFi AC CT8 Mesh Router Kit, White, 2 Pack
Part Number ZenWiFi AC 2PK White
Coverage Very Large Homes
Processor 1.5GHz Quad Core Processor
Storage Flash: 128MB
RAM: 256MB
Network Formats AC3000 AC Performance:
2.4GHz: 400 Mbps
5GHz 1: 867 Mbps
5GHz 2: 1,733 Mbps
Antenna Design 6x Internal Antennas
Network Standards 802.11a : 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps
802.11b : 1, 2, 5.5, 11 Mbps
802.11g : 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps
802.11n : up to 300 Mbps

802.11ac (5GHZ-1):up to 867 Mbps
802.11ac (5GHZ-2):up to 1733 Mbps

Access Control Parental Control
Network Service Filter
URL Filter
Port Filter
Encryption WPA2-PSK
WPS Support
VPN Support IPSec Pass-Through
PPTP Pass-Through
L2TP Pass-Through
PPTP server
OpenVPN server
PPTP client
L2TP client
OpenVPN client
Wireless Features VPN client:
PPTP client
L2TP client
OpenVPN client

VPN Server:
IPSec Pass-Through
PPTP Pass-Through
PPTP Server
OpenVPN Server

Enhanced Media Server (AiPlayer app compatible)
NAT Pass-Through

AiCloud personal cloud service

3G / 4G Data Sharing

Printer Server:
Multifunctional printer support (Windows only)
LPR protocol support

Download Master
Support bt, nzb, http, ed2k
Support encryption, DHT, PEX and magnet link
Upload and download bandwidth control
Download scheduling

AiDisk file server
Samba and FTP server with account management

IPTV support
Roaming Assist
Ports 1x 1Gb RJ45 WAN port
3x 1Gb RJ45 LAN ports
1x USB 3.0 Gen1 (5Gbps) Type-A port
1x DC Power Input jack
AC Power Adapter Input: 110 ~ 240Vac, 50/60Hz
Output: 19Vdc @ 1.75A, 33.25W
Dimensions 160 x 75 x 161mm
Weight 730g Each

Package Contents

  • 2x ASUS ZenWiFi AC Mesh Routers, White
  • 2x AC Power Adapters
  • Quick Start Guide