Shibby`s tomato for Asus RT-AC66U Forum » Discussions / Tomato USB Modifications » Shibby`s tomato for Asus RT-AC66U Started by: shibby20 Date: 10 Jun 2013 18:01 Number of posts: 30 RSS: New posts
Mar 11, 2012 · Did anybody tried to flash RT-n66u directly from Asus original firmware (188.8.131.52.260) to 64k Tomato (firmware- tomato-K26USB-1.28.RT-N5x-MIPSR2-104-AIO-64K) using this guide? I had problems uploading the firmware, as it keep saying “The wireless router is not in rescue mode”, even I put it in recover mode by holding the rest button (led Mar 26, 2014 · With the TomatoUSB (Shibby) beta, it is time for my to migrate from my ASUS RT-AC66U. In this article, I’ve documented my process of flashing TomatoUSB for RT-AC68U. Previously, I’ve written TomatoUSB (Shibby) flashing guide for ASUS RT-N66U and ASUS RT-AC66U . Connect RT-AC66U B1 to your computer using a LAN cable. Put the RT-AC66U B1 into firmware restoration mode. Power off the RT-AC66U B1. Power on while holding reset button (I had to use a pen to be able to hold reset button in) Hold reset button until power light starts flashing slowly. Flash FreshTomato firmware using the ASUS firmware What is Tomato? Tomato is a small, lean, open source alternative firmware for Broadcom-based routers. It features a new user-friendly GUI, a new bandwidth usage monitor, more advanced QOS and access restrictions, new wireless features such as WDS and wireless client modes, a higher P2P maximum connections limit, the ability to run custom scripts, connect via telnet/ssh, reprogram the SES/AOSS Asus RT-AC66U – How to solve problems with 5GHz radio. Lis 06. by shibby on 6 listopada 2013 at 22:47 $64.99: Get the deal: Asus RT-AC66U B1 Dual-Band 3x3 AC1750 Wi Asus RT-AC66U B1 Dual-Band 3x3 AC1750 WiFi 4-Port Gigabit Router (Renewed) Yes Larry, the Asuswrt-Merlin firmware 378.54_2 runs just fine on the Asus RT-AC66U. As I have been using Merlin for almost two years just upgraded to this newer version and all is well. Dave July 3, 2015 at 7:25 PM
The Asus AC66U (no B1) was originally a draft AC router using the same CPU chip and plastic housing as the Asus RT-N66U just with an additional AC radio. Asus then upgraded the router by using the exact same hardware as in the Asus AC68U 1900 AC router and placed it in the new AC66U B1 router while still using the old plastic housing.
Flashing Tomato. Source. Note: some people say you need to install DD-WRT first. I do NOT recommend anyone to install DD-WRT first before installing Tomato on Asus routers. Download a suitable tomato firmware; Install the Asus router utility from the CD that came with the router. Run \Utility\setup.exe from the CD to install it. Apr 08, 2020 · These instructions work fine on an ASUS RT-AC66U too. The only change is to get the right firmware, the N firmware won't work on the AC. I used tomato-RT-AC66U_RT-AC6x--117-AIO-64K.trx .
Feb 01, 2013 · I even went out and bought a 2nd RT-AC66U (same model) to figure out if something's broken in mine. Out of the box, I put it in recovery mode, launched Asus Rescue utility and flashed tomato-RT-AC66U_RT-AC6x--123-AIO-64K.trx (downloaded on october 28th). On first boot after flashing, 5GHz is already there and does display 1300 Mbps (wohoo
Asus RT-AC66U Tomato Shibby 5GHz stucks @ 20MHz Forum » Discussions / Bugs » Asus RT-AC66U Tomato Shibby 5GHz stucks @ 20MHz Started by: Darkmasterhk Date: 05 Jun 2014 18:32 Number of posts: 4 RSS: New posts Download and extract the K26-MIPSR2 Tomato USB Firmware. Extras or VPN version is up to you. With this router you might as well just go with the VPN version. (Get them Here) Connect your computer's using network cable to one of the LAN ports of the Asus router. Jack Wallen walks you through the easy steps of flashing an Asus router with Tomato firmware in order to gain powerful new features and functionality on your router.