Asus encourages and supports this use and advertises several routers as particularly suitable for DD-WRT including especially the RT-N16 gigabit router. See details on compatibility below. The RT-N13U/B, RT-N12, RT-N10+, WL-520GU and WL-520GC are also advertised as DD-WRT compatible though do not ship with this operating system.
Toastman’s Tomato custom router firmware has great tools for tracking both live and historical client data transfers (download / upload / bandwidth). This was the main reason for installing "Tomato" on my Asus RT-N16. I tried using this tutorial but kept having issues trying to uploading the firmware via Asus Firmware Restoration Utility Jun 14, 2012 · The Tomato Kernel 2.4 (stable) does not support the Asus RT-N16. So what I ended up with was a router that did not work. I had downloaded the instructions, so that I could read these offline, but at some point I realized the Kernel 2.6 (experimental) for MIPSR2 Routers – Ext version was needed instead. 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. Installing ipkg on Tomato USB for Asus RT-N16 Posted by Volodymyr Shcherbyna on 9 September 2010, 6:46 pm It’s been quite a long time seems I’ve installed Oleg’s firmware and it was working very well.
The Asus RT-N16 is a middle class router from 2010 with gigabit ethernet and 802.11n draft. It is based on the Broadcom BCM47xx SoC platform.
I Have compiled a build for the RT-N16 that has an Asus Theme built-in. tomato-K26USB-1.28.9054MIPSR2-beta_asus_rt-n16-VPN May 11, 2012 · Increase Asus RT-N16/RT-N66U WiFi Range! This was my biggest gripe with the router, so I had to do something about it. First off you should try and position the router in a central location, with all three antennas pointed straight up. ASUS RT-N16 Transmit Power Forum » Discussions / General » ASUS RT-N16 Transmit Power Started by: Suicide_Route (guest) Date: 05 Jul 2011 23:54 Number of posts: 9 RSS: New posts Jan 25, 2008 · If you insist on dual band, you want the Asus N66U. (Removable antenna, dual band, gigabit wired) If price is more important, you can get the Asus RT-N16. (Removable antenna, gigabit wired) Install Tomato Shibby on both. Using a "Wireless Router" as a NAS generally not a great idea.
Installing on Asus Routers (RT-N16 and others) - TomatoUSB
How to flash RT-N66U with Shibby's TomatoUSB firmware Apr 08, 2020 ASUS Wireless Router RT-N16 - WPS Wireless - WPS: WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) provides easy and secure establishment of a wireless network. You can configure WPS here via the PIN code method. Tomato WAN to LAN throughput below par on Asus RT-N16 Apr 11, 2015