Welcome ASUS RT-N66U to the Family!

A couple of days ago, I finally decided that I cannot live on with the router that was given when I signed up with my Fiber Optic Internet Package with Singtel. It simply doesn’t meet the requirements that I have and partially I am yearning for performance since I am subscribed to 150Mbps of bandwidth. Getting a better router has been on the top of my head for awhile, or rather months, but I didn’t make that swift move due to some cash-flow reasons where the priority of the router isn’t up on my top 3 ‘must-spend’.

After much reading on all the reviews that are available on HardWareZone (HWZ) forum, I wouldn’t go wrong with this router. Therefore, I decided to compliment ASUS products by writing a few posts to describe the process that I have since day 1. In today post, it will be about the “Setup” of this beautiful monster.

ASUS have designed their firmware to be packed with user-experience that makes setup simple, neat and organized. Let’s see why I said that…

I was wondering, how amazing they have done it. This wizard opens up in my favorite browser the moment I am connected to the router network. Simply amazing! Rather than the usual one where I have to enter “192.168.1.1” after launching the browser and have to key in the usual username and password. Amazing welcome page!

 

It’s awesome that “security” is being focus here. Instead of bringing you round and round in the panel, it just bring your attention to the screen and explain the importance of changing the default password away.

 

This is the part that once again simplified the life of us consumers especially the Non-IT Savvy folks. By checking the checkbox “Special Requirements from ISP”, I am able to select the profile settings for Singtel Fiber Optic. There are also profile that are built in such as M1 and Singtel MIO.

 

Enter the hostname and mac address, as shown in the image, it’s optional. Although there is no harm in entering the value but it really depends on individual.

 

Enter your preferred DNS server, however I always choose to let my Network Terminal to decide what is given by the Internet Service Provider (ISP).

 

Step by step with pictorial explanation is really more than what consumer is expecting! I simply love the way how things are made simple!

 

There goes the connection setup process…

 

Although at times to times people will meet into error, but neverthelessly it is a good learning experience. The reason why I am getting this error above is because I didn’t select the Singtel profile at the start instead. I was trying to force the router to pull the configuration settings from my ONT (Terminal Box) but since selecting the profile is just one more click away, it shouldn’t be much of a problem to do so to avoid such error.

 

The best practices that can advise to anyone out there, if you are setting your router for the first time, ALWAYS update to the latest firmware unless you know why you wouldn’t need to do so!

In the next post, I will talk about adding one more companion to the existing network to extend the network speed to my lab server that is located in the room.

Cheers.

 

111 thoughts on “Welcome ASUS RT-N66U to the Family!

  • October 30, 2013 at 10:22 pm
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    Hi,
    Please help me based on your experience as I am very lost
    I have problem setting up the same model modem in the company
    My Boss is using Singtel Fibre Optic
    I could not let it run on Auto IP (DHCP) asit fails to detect the network at all

    Is it a must to type in the ISP, Mac address as well as DNS Server?
    Where do I find them?

    I confirm that the network is working as I could connect to the internet with cable direct

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  • October 31, 2013 at 10:38 am
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    Hi there,

    If it is Singtel Optic Fiber network, then there are settings that enable you to auto-select the configuration based on the ISP.

    Neverthelessly, the router should auto detect any configuration based on the connection with the ONT (Open Net Terminal).

    Let me know if you have any problem via my email at [email protected]

    Cheers.

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  • January 21, 2014 at 6:26 am
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    Hi I’m curious if the Asus router can completely replace the one singtel gives ? is it directly connect the ONT to the router ?

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  • January 24, 2014 at 11:12 am
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    Hi Justin,

    Yes, it can totally replaced the router Singtel gives you. That’s my setup currently.

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  • February 24, 2014 at 10:27 am
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    Hi Milton, I’m also a user of 150MB for Singtel Exstream, got your post from HWZ, you indicate in your posting of hostname, mac add & DNS server, where can I find these on the Pace router provided by Singtel?
    I’m a newbie & non-IT/geek, if possible step by step with pic will be great.
    Appreciate your kind help.
    P.S:I’m replace my Pace set when I buy the Asus AC or N66U later this week.

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  • March 10, 2014 at 10:00 am
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    Hi Joey,

    I have used default for all those. Did you made any changes?

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  • March 24, 2014 at 11:08 pm
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    Hi I need your help I just got the RT-N66 everything works fine but only have one problem is that I don’t have any connection inside the room which I’m using the Aztech wall plugs.Is there any configuring I need to do on the RT-N66.Thanks!

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    • March 25, 2014 at 12:19 pm
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      Hi,

      What’s the signal on the wall plugs? Is all the LEDs all green?

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  • March 25, 2014 at 3:08 pm
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    Hi Milton,

    with your configuration/ setup, will it able to support mioTV?

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    • March 25, 2014 at 4:25 pm
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      There is a specific port (port 1) on the router that is used for MioTV.

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      • March 26, 2014 at 1:53 pm
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        Noted! thanks for the help Milton!

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        • March 26, 2014 at 1:55 pm
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          No problem! It’s my pleasure! 🙂

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  • March 25, 2014 at 3:14 pm
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    Thanks for your reply,only two led is green the top n the last one.the middle led is not lighted that means is not on the network.

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    • March 25, 2014 at 4:25 pm
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      Then you will have to re-sync it. Reset the devices. Put the two set together on the same power array (example, power point strips), make sure all the light-up before you separate them.

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    • March 26, 2014 at 1:55 pm
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      Do let me know if you encounter any problem. 🙂

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  • March 26, 2014 at 6:06 pm
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    Tks will let u know

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  • March 27, 2014 at 6:30 pm
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    Hi milton I’ve tried your method but not successful any more suggestions? Or maybe they are not compatible.Tks!

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  • March 27, 2014 at 10:08 pm
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    Hi Steven,

    Very sorry to hear that after my advice you are still unable to get it working. Just to make sure I am getting the clear picture, please kindly help to furnish the following information.

    1) Is both the home plug similar model?

    2) Did you configure in a way similar to this YouTube video? (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JPtWtzN5_74)

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  • March 27, 2014 at 11:21 pm
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    Tks for your prompt reply yup both are the same model which is the 500mps.Since day one I’m configure the way similar to the YouTube video which I’m using the singtel pace model which is no problem at all.

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  • March 28, 2014 at 10:26 am
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    Hi Steven,

    Noted, so it works for your PACE router and not your ASUS one. Please do not plug into the PORT 1 / 4. Try PORT 2 / 3 instead. Either port 1/4 is the port for the MioTV and/or Mio Voice. Let me know what is the results. I am getting a set of home plug to take a look too.

    Another reason why I don’t use HomePlug is because of this reason. Therefore I would like to recommend you to use EA-N66 if you like it, check out my blog entry – http://www.miltongoh.com/?p=92

    Cheers.

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  • March 28, 2014 at 12:59 pm
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    Tks I will try it out if still can’t solve the problem I will get the one u recommended at the last resort

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  • March 29, 2014 at 10:18 am
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    Hi Milton I still can’t get the home plugs working never mind I give up n will purchase the EA-N66 anyway thanks for your effort.

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  • March 29, 2014 at 10:58 am
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    Thank you for supporting ASUS products! 🙂

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  • May 10, 2014 at 1:16 pm
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    What’s the difference between the RT-N56 n N66?
    How do I configure for MIO Voice? Thanks

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    • May 12, 2014 at 5:08 pm
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      Hi,

      Would recommend you to read this – http://forums.smallnetbuilder.com/showthread.php?t=10787

      Configuring for Mio Voice is still requiring your SingTel assigned router so that Mio Voice will work. Then from the router given by SingTel, use it to connect to the ASUS router to use ASUS router as your primary surfing one.

      Thanks.
      Milton Goh

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  • June 9, 2014 at 8:59 pm
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    Managed to get Mio Voice to work after changing the profile from SingTel others to SingTel Mio and connected from Port 3 to 2Wire. However tried both Port 1 and Port 4 for Mio TV without much success. Wonder if I missed out anything. Any thoughts?

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  • June 9, 2014 at 9:01 pm
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    Forgot to mention I was using Asus AC66U.

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  • June 10, 2014 at 9:43 am
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    Lee Chai or Milton,

    I have a ASUS AC56S. For Mio Voice to work, do we still need to use the Singtel router ?
    Using the Singtel Mio profile, port 4 is for Mio TV, port 3 for ip phone. So do I connect a lan cable from port 3 to a lan port on the Singtel router then connect the phone cable to port 1 on the Singtel router.
    I have not tested my mio tv as well.

    Please advise. Thanks.

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    • June 15, 2014 at 12:29 am
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      Sorry for the delay in my reply. You can directly replace the SingTel router if you configure the ASUS properly. However, I do see some of my friends who use the ASUS router to connect to the SingTel router and use it for Wireless connectivity but rely on the SingTel router to perform the basic such as MioTV and MioVoice.

      I personally think it is a preference issues.

      Cheers.

      Milton Goh

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  • June 15, 2014 at 9:24 pm
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    I finally got my AC66 to work after having my original faulty set replaced.

    Profile: SingTel Mio
    Port 4: Mio TV / Port 3: Mio Voice
    Do not upgrade to latest firmware if using Mio TV set box (grey color)
    Was advise that one can call SingTel to move Mio Voice to modem (white) if chooses to get rid of 2Wire.

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  • June 22, 2014 at 6:23 pm
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    Hi Milton,

    I am using Asus RT-N66U on my Starhub Fibre. How to get rid of the telco DLink router with the digital line working as per normal.

    Current connection: ONT> DLink> RT-N66U & ONT>DLink>Phone
    Preferred Connection: ONT>RT-N66U>Phone or ONT>RT-N66U>DLink>Phone

    Could you please share with me how to achieve this setup.

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    • June 25, 2014 at 10:08 am
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      Hi,

      I do not have any experience with StarHub fibre and their digital voice, but I will help you to keep a look out.

      Cheers.

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      • June 25, 2014 at 10:19 am
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        Thanks for the effort Milton.
        I believe the configuration shouldn’t be very much different. I believe only the VLAN ID for digital voice is different.

        For your Singtel digital voice, you configured RT-N66U Port 3 for digital voice and connect Port 3 to Singtel Router right? But which port you are connecting to Singtel router? WAN Port or just LAN1?

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        • June 25, 2014 at 10:22 am
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          Hi,

          I do not have MioVoice as of now as I still prefer the analog one. However, it should be Port 1 and Port 4. I am using MioTV, so I remember it is the extreme side of the ports that are utilize for this services.

          Alternatively, I have friends who still uses the router that is given by the Telco for the sake of the voice services. Then connect the ASUS router and use it for Wireless to the router that is assigned by the telco.

          Cheers.

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  • July 1, 2014 at 12:37 am
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    hi milton,

    i gotten a DIR-860L and i cant seem to config it to access the internet. i change from Pace to this so to hope that i’m able to improve my internet speed.

    current setting: ONT>PACE>DIR-860L> TP-LINK WALLPLUG> LAPTOP

    internet test speed i’m like onli getting 80+mpbs while i’m apply for 200mpbs.

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    • July 1, 2014 at 1:45 pm
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      Hi Collin,

      Have you tried to bypass the TP-Link Wall plug and see if you get better speed?

      Cheers.

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  • July 1, 2014 at 4:18 pm
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    Yes have tried alr. But to no avail.

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    • July 6, 2014 at 11:03 pm
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      Maybe you should try ASUS, it really improves my surfing experience.

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  • July 6, 2014 at 1:47 pm
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    Hi Milton,

    The ONT has 4 output ports. Can the AC-66u configured as a separate router and keep the existing mio 2 wires modem?

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    • July 6, 2014 at 11:02 pm
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      Yes, definitely… It can be placed at one of the port on the 2Wire modem. I would prefer to use it that way if you are having MioTV and MioVoice.

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  • July 10, 2014 at 12:41 pm
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    Hi Milton, do i still need a repeater if i use ac-66u ? the ac-66u is suppose to replace the pace ? can i ask why ac-66u instead of n-66u ? price difference is 30% more? Tia.

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    • July 10, 2014 at 1:55 pm
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      Hi,

      You probably can get more insights on which to get from this thread in Hardwarezone – http://deluxeforums.hardwarezone.com.sg/internet-bandwidth-networking-clinic-4/router-get-asus-ac66u-n66u-4226911-2.html

      All in all, my take is, until my hardware has support for AC standard of Wifi, I will not look at AC version unless my current N series breaks down. I would go with the highest end as much as possible if I am sure that my hardware at home is going to change. (Especially those powered by Wifi)

      You need a repeater if you are using computer at a blind spot such as behind thick wall. Try it out first before getting repeater. Sometimes, repeater performance may not improve the situation.

      Cheers.

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  • August 8, 2014 at 1:55 pm
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    Hi Milton,

    What is the default you keyed in the below:

    1. DNS server
    2. Host name
    3. MAC address

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    • August 24, 2014 at 6:07 pm
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      Hi,

      Apology for the delay in my reply. It is all the default. Nothing changes from then. Is there something you are facing?

      Cheers.
      Milton Goh

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      • September 5, 2014 at 6:36 pm
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        Hi Milton,

        I came accross your website and hope you don’t mind I ask you a couple of question.

        My Fibre Optic provider is currently Singtel and I am using MIO TV, using the default Singtel router and there are a couple of dead spot in my unit (only 1200 SFT) !!!. I would like to know whether you think by changing to a high end ASUS router whether it would eliminate these dead spots and if so which ASUS router would you recommend that is compatible with SIngtel MIO TV?

        I will also prefer a router that allow me to set the DNS for VPN usage

        Appreciate your help?

        Thank you

        Best Regards,

        Rob

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        • September 8, 2014 at 9:26 am
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          Hi Rob,

          Sorry for the delay in my reply.

          1) You need to first look at where you place your Router and whether the spots that you are using your wireless is blocked by thick layer of walls.

          2) Generally, I got the ASUS router and replace with the one from SingTel is because it gives me much stronger connection and its ability to penetrate through my home thick wall.

          3) I am also using MioTV using my ASUS router. It is flawless!

          4) ASUS router comes with setting for Dynamic DNS and it is so simple to use! You wouldn’t have any issues connecting to your Dynamic DNS provider. I am using DynDNS.

          Do let me know if you have any more queries.

          Cheers.
          Milton Goh

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  • September 12, 2014 at 5:33 pm
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    Hi Milton,

    It is possible to connect my Mio voice to Asus Router direct? May I check if you have some steps or guide to share. Thanks much!

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    • September 14, 2014 at 10:02 am
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      Hi,

      In my knowledge, it is not possible.

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  • September 17, 2014 at 8:00 pm
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    Hi,

    I am using a RT-AC66U on Singtel Fibre 200MB without MioTV or other Singtel. I would like to know if there is any configuration on the LAN-IPTV page that can get all 4 LAN ports to work(currently only Port 1 & 2 works). I am also not getting the 200MB speed and I suspect it is due to configuration.

    Thanks

    Mike

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    • September 17, 2014 at 8:16 pm
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      Hi Mike,

      Which profile are you using?

      Regards,
      Milton

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      • September 17, 2014 at 9:42 pm
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        Using Manual. Thanks.

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        • September 18, 2014 at 3:31 pm
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          It sounds weird, because for me. I selected “SingTel-Others” and I have to dedicate Port 1 and 4 out for services such as MioTV. As far as I know, there is no way to work around it other than getting a network switch to extend the ports out.

          Milton

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          • November 6, 2014 at 9:29 pm
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            hi Milton ,

            my asus router rt-ac66u does get connected to the internet via the ONT, but it’s on and off. how do i fix it ?

            Regards,
            JJ

          • November 7, 2014 at 8:15 am
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            When you say On and Off, is the router side or the internet is up and down?

  • September 18, 2014 at 9:07 am
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    Hey Mike,

    I was wondering if you could help me out. I recently bought the RT-AC87U and set it up. Despite following the step by step instructions (and selecting “Singtel Other” / Singtel Fibre under ISP special requirements), the router can’t seem to register any internet connection. The WAN LED is not blue like it should be. I tried all 4 ports on my ONT.

    However, when I reconnect my AZTEC router that came with my Fibre and it works fine.

    Hope you can help me with this.

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    • September 18, 2014 at 3:32 pm
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      Which build are you on?

      Milton

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      • September 19, 2014 at 10:49 pm
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        Hey Milton,

        It was originally ONT > RT-AC87U

        Was wondering if it’s something to do with Singtel needing me to contact them regarding the switch to a 3rd party router.

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  • October 10, 2014 at 12:44 pm
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    Hi Milton,

    I want to replace my singtel 2wire router with the N66U. I have got Mio Tv n Internet access on 100Mbps.

    I am not good at all the technical term and set up thus can you help me to clear my doubts :
    1) Is the Asus N66U router plug and play? Meaning I just have to do 1 to 1 swap w thw singtel router without doing any confiigaration?
    2) The Wifi range is better than the singtel router cause i received weak or no singal in my bedroom.
    3) I can watch my Mio Tv w this router? any special set up needed?
    thanks – Jon

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    • October 10, 2014 at 1:41 pm
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      Hi Jon,

      I would love to welcome you on board the pleasure journey with ASUS products.

      1) It is plug and play + some configuration. As per my blog entry, you will need to select the SingTel profile at the start of the wizard.

      2) The range is indeed better but it really depends on where you placed it and where you ultimately are using it from. (In the range of the thick walls etc)

      3) Yes, there is specified ports to be used for MioTV. This is really just plug and play.

      Cheers.

      Milton

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  • October 30, 2014 at 11:35 pm
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    Hi Milton,

    I’ve been reading a lot of your posts and I do have a question. Hope you can help me. Our office is still on ADSL 4mbps. I know right? And we’re using a Singtel-provided white 2wire mio modem/router. Now I’m not sure whether we should be able to replace it 1:1 with the Asus RT-N66U as you have posted or should we go the ADSL-N55U?

    Thanks in advance!

    Rob

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    • October 31, 2014 at 12:09 am
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      Hi,

      What is the pain points are you suffering with the 2wire modem/router?

      Cheers.

      Regards,
      Milton Goh

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      • November 1, 2014 at 3:27 pm
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        Basically the wireless always drops even if you’re beside the modem/router itself. ADSL speed is decent enough for office use but it’s just hard to connect to the wifi even though the device can see the ssid.

        Thanks again.

        Rob

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        • November 7, 2014 at 8:16 am
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          Have you tried with multiple devices? If it is the same results, try to hard reset the router before sending it down to the service center.

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  • March 22, 2015 at 9:36 am
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    Hi Milton, i just bought the AC3200 to connect to SingTel 200Mbps plan. Its ONT->AC3200. However, i am unable to connect to the internet as it shows red while my WAN, 2.4Ghz, 5Ghz and power are white. My router is back connected to WAN to ONT terminal. Choose the SingTel-Others option and all other field blanks as per instruction guide.

    Im using a laptop to do the setup by connecting to router LAN1. However, it is always stuck at the turn on/off cable/dsl modem setup page. Quite fustrating. Any solutions?

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  • May 26, 2015 at 10:49 pm
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    hi, i have an issue where the open network terminal is located in the kitchen, and a cable links it to the modem provided by singtel, is it still possible for me to use the asus router for my wireless connections but still use the singtel modem for miotv and phone lines?? thanks

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    • June 2, 2015 at 2:25 pm
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      In fact, the ASUS router can do the job of the MioTV and MioVoice. Have you explored that option?

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  • June 10, 2015 at 11:31 pm
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    Hi Milton,

    I am thinking of getting a asus router to replace the singtel one as the signal is really weak in my room.

    It will work right,.? I am seriously not good in setting up all these configuration , is it possible to get some assistance from you?

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  • June 23, 2015 at 4:36 am
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    Hi Milton, I currently have 2 mio setup box, is it possible to connect both with the asus rt-n66u? I have got it working for Internet and 1 set up box with preset setting. If not, any known alternatives?

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    • June 24, 2015 at 7:56 am
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      Hey,

      Have you tried using a switch from the router specified port out to two mio-tv boxes?

      Cheers,
      Milton Goh

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      • June 24, 2015 at 11:56 am
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        Hey,
        thanks for the reply, I currently don’t have a switch, was planning to get one but…
        do I need a managed/smart switch or a normal switch will do considering it’d be out from port 4?

        current setup now is modem-> pace( handling both mio and voice)-> rt-n66u(as access point) to get both miotv working

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        • June 24, 2015 at 12:21 pm
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          Hey, a normal switch will do.

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          • June 24, 2015 at 1:39 pm
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            Hey, will test it out later and post here if it works or not, cheers (:

          • June 24, 2015 at 1:40 pm
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            Thanks!

          • June 24, 2015 at 6:40 pm
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            Hey!it works!

            Finally I could take the pace router out, now I just have to shift the voice to ont and it’d be a perfect set up, thanks alot!!

          • June 24, 2015 at 7:47 pm
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            Hey Irsyad, great to hear that it works for you!

  • June 24, 2015 at 6:10 pm
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    hi milton, may i ask, how do you configure the asus router, so that i can use the asus router port to connect to mio TV? it seems that i can only use lan 1 port from ONT to connect to the asus router. But by doing this, i am not able to connect the lan 1 port to mio TV. thus i am not able to use the mio tv.
    i wan to try to keep the mio voice as well, thinking of routing my asus router back to the mio router to get the mio voice, however i have problems doing so, may i know how to set up the ports in the asus router to be able to connect mio router to it?

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    • June 24, 2015 at 7:50 pm
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      Hey Johnston,

      You can use the ASUS router to connect Mio Voice and Mio TV. With the latest ASUS router, you still can use the port on ONT for the voice and have the TV services rendered through the router.

      Just make sure you select special ISP requirements.

      Let me know if you have issues.

      Cheers.

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      • November 17, 2015 at 11:32 am
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        Hi Milton,

        I am keen to replace my SingTel router with an ASUS router (RT-AC87U). I am subscribe to SingTel MIO with TV and Voice. You mentioned that asus router can be used to connect Mio Voice. The router port is RJ45 while dect phone socket is using RJ11. May I know how do you circumvent this?

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        • November 23, 2015 at 4:12 pm
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          For MioVoice, you still need to retain your SingTel router in order to use it.

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    • June 29, 2015 at 6:17 pm
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      Have not seen one. However, you should be able to flash the firmware though.

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      • July 4, 2015 at 4:26 pm
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        Hi Milton,

        I have a RT-AC87U and I am using singtel fibre 300mbps + mio tv. Is it possibe to totally replace the singtel modem with this?

        If possible, how to I connect?

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        • July 4, 2015 at 7:14 pm
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          Hey Jeryl,

          Have you setup your router already? If not, when you are using the Setup Wizard, check on “Special ISP Requirements” and select SingTel-MioTV.

          Cheers,
          Milton

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  • July 4, 2015 at 7:17 pm
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    Hi Milton,

    I have not setup yet. May I know the miotv connect to which port of the asus router?

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    • July 4, 2015 at 7:22 pm
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      Once you setup, on the Wizard, it will tell you either Port 1 or Port 4 is designated for MioTV. 🙂

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  • August 2, 2015 at 2:35 am
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    Hi Milton,

    I just bought a tplink router that will not sync up with singtel ont.

    I am going to make a change, and may i ask which asus model can hook up with singtel?

    Or is it all asus models?

    Thank you.

    ian

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    • August 2, 2015 at 10:50 am
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      Hey Ian,

      Almost all ASUS router works with SingTel that I can find in the market.

      Cheers,
      Milton

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  • August 2, 2015 at 1:18 pm
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    Hi Milton,

    Just to enquires what is the firmware version that you using for your RT-N66U? As mine is bought nearly 3yrs back then which I try to use for Singnet back then was unable to since their firmware did not cater for special ISP requirements. ? Now im on fibre 500MB and recently they came to swap to Aztech FG7003GRV(AV) wireless router that can support Dual wireless band. However, i have a Synology NAS to connect to it and it seem that I can’t configure it for external access. Hence wish to re-use my RT-N66U together with my NAS. And I have MIO-TV. So appreciate your advise on the firmware so that I can have my MIO-TV and NAS.

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  • August 14, 2015 at 11:31 pm
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    Hi Milton I guess I’m way way late for questions but here goes. I believe what you mention abt Port 1 or Port 4 is for MioTV. The issue is I have two MioTV set up box. Looks like its virtually impossible to have box two set up box running at the same time am I right?

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    • September 22, 2015 at 5:26 pm
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      Use a switch to extend it out and run the cable. However, one bad side is that you need to either have cable running through your house or use home plug to extend it.

      /M

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      • September 22, 2015 at 7:29 pm
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        Sorry what’s a switch again?

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          • June 18, 2016 at 8:44 pm
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            Hi hello I solved the issue this way. in asus webui, select the IPTV profile to manual setting. then manually key in the settings for port 3 and port 4. so now port 3 and 4 are for your set top boxes.

            Internet VID: 10 PRIO: 0
            Port 4 VID: 20 PRIO: 4
            Port 3 VID: 20 PRIO: 4

  • September 8, 2015 at 8:47 pm
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    Hi Milton,
    I am on SingTel 500 fiber plan, I just replaced the SingTel Aztech with AC87U, i managed to configure the router and connected to Mio TV box with port 4.

    But I’m having trouble with the 2nd set of Mio TV STB in another room … The 2nd Mio STB is connected to AC87U thru NETGEAR GS108T Gigabit Unmanaged Switch and D-Link DAP1522 Extreme-N Duo Wireless Bridge/Access Point….

    With the same set up, I just replace AC87U with Aztech 7003G… The 2nd Mio box is working again.

    I Have been contacting ASUS for help, all they can advice me is to connect AC87U port#4 to Netgear switch and use any of the port on Netgear to both Mio box#1 and thru D-Link DAP1522 for the Mio box#2…. I tried that but the result is still the same… box#1 working, box#2 not working.

    I called SingTel for help as well, the moment they heard that 3th party equipment being use… They immediately declare that there is nothing they can do.

    Not sure if you have any advise on the above set up to make box#2 work.

    Thank you for all your help sir.

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    • September 22, 2015 at 5:28 pm
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      First, call SingTel ask them how to configure two STB if you only have 1 port. Get their answer and work around it. Reply here and I can help you further.

      /M

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  • September 20, 2015 at 2:20 am
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    Hello, I’m planning to buy an Asus AC router in the future as my WiFi speed are too slow and inconsistent for downloading. Can I just plug in the router into the modem for the WiFi and use the ports on the modem for mio voice and TV? Thanks

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    • September 22, 2015 at 5:27 pm
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      You can as most devices nowadays are just plug and play. Very easy to setup using the GUI wizard.

      /M

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  • November 11, 2015 at 9:06 pm
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    Hi I’ve bought the latest RT-AC3200 but still haven’t been able to make use of port 3 and port 4 of the Asus Router. I do not have Singtel Mio TV and don’t need to use it. Singtel Voice is via the ONT and so want to make use of all the ports 1-4 on the router. However, I’ve only been able to make use of port 1 and port 2 so far. Any advise if this can be achieved at all? So far Asus helpdesk hasn’t been of any help whatsoever! 🙁

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    • November 23, 2015 at 4:13 pm
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      If you do not have any of the Mio services, why not just setup the ASUS router without the SingTel profile to overcome this?

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  • March 15, 2016 at 2:44 pm
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    I just replaced my Singtel router to AC87U. Connect port 4 (mio tv) to homeplug (living room). Homeplug in the bedroom is connected to Mio Box. How do I get the homeplug in the bedroom to have internet connection as well?

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    • March 29, 2016 at 1:11 pm
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      You got to use a switch in between to extend that specified port out.

      Cheers,
      Milton

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      • June 20, 2016 at 10:56 am
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        Meaning??? Port 3 and Port 4 connect to a switch and the connect switch to the homeplug in the living room?

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  • August 15, 2016 at 12:06 am
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    Hi there I have follow all the steps but I am still unable to connect to my previous connections. Please advice asap.

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    • August 21, 2016 at 10:03 pm
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      Hi,

      What error did you receive?

      Cheers,
      /M

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