Nighthawk AC3200 Tri-Band WiFi Router
MORE WIFI FOR MORE DEVICES
802.11ac Tri-Band Gigabit
There's never been WiFi like it. The Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Router with breakthrough Tri-Band WiFi technology was built to connect to each and every device in your home—automatically and simultaneously. Laptops, tablets, phones, TVs, game consoles, music streamers, cameras – if it’s WiFi enabled, it’s X6 accelerated. A powerful combination of features —wireless speed of up to 3.2Gbps, 3 WiFi bands, Smart Connect intelligence, and Dynamic QoS— guarantees every device is assigned the fastest WiFi connection possible and optimized for maximum speed. NETGEAR Armor™ is included to provide best-in-class cybersecurity for all the internet-connected devices in your home. It is the first line of defense for your home network with an extra layer of security that protects your family from malware, stolen passwords, identity theft, and hacker attacks. Circle® smart parental controls on the router lets you easily manage content and time online on any connected device.
Get more WiFi for more devices with the fastest combined WiFi speed currently available. Enjoy a blazing-fast, lag-free WiFi experience - up to 3.2Gbps.
Fastest combined WiFi speed—Up to 3.2Gbps 600+1300+1300 Mbps speeds
Tri-Band WiFi—3 dedicated WiFi bands to optimize speeds for all WiFi devices
Gigabit wired—Ideal for HD gaming and video
Gigabit WiFi—Next-generation WiFi now at Gigabit speeds
Dual core processor—Dual Core 1GHz processor and 3 offload processors boost wireless, wired and WAN-to-LAN performance
Homes come in all shapes and sizes and the Nighthawk X6 Tri-Band WiFi Router with 6 powerful high performance external antennas provides WiFi coverage no matter where you connect in your home.
Ultimate range—WiFi coverage throughout very large homes
Antennas—High-powered amplifiers and 6 high-performance external antennas
There’s nothing more frustrating than lost connections. With Nighthawk X6 advanced features and best-in-class WiFi technology, you’ll reduce interference and enjoy more reliable connections.
Simultaneous Tri-Band—More and faster WiFi connections to all devices
Dynamic QoS—Delivers bandwidth prioritization by application & device
Beamforming+ — Focuses WiFi signals for stronger more reliable connections on 2.4 and 5GHz bands
Sharing across your network is fun and easy. Anything from accessing stored photos and music to sharing a USB printer and keep everything safe by using the included FREE ReadySHARE Vault software for backing up Windows-based PCs.
DLNA®—Find and play your media on DLNA TVs, game consoles and media players
ReadySHARE® USB access—Wirelessly access and share USB hard drive and printer via two USB ports
One super speed USB 3.0 port—Up to 10x faster than USB 2.0
ReadySHARE Printer—Wirelessly access and share a USB printer
ReadySHARE Vault—Free software for automatic PC backup to a USB hard drive connected to the router
iTunes® compatible—Play your USB-stored music using AirPlay or Apple Remote™
Ease of Use
Start enjoying your new X6 WiFi router faster than ever. NETGEAR makes sure installation and management is simple and easy, so you can connect quickly and stay that way.
Easy install—Easy setup for iPad®, tablets, smartphones and computers
Nighthawk App - Easily set up your router and get more out of your WiFi.
Push ‘N’ Connect—Easy push button WiFi connections (WPS)
WiFi and power on/off—Convenient power savings
LED on/off—Easily turn router LED lights on or off
Maintain high security across your network to help ensure your privacy & family is safe while online. Whether it’s preventing phishing or just limiting access for kids & guests, NETGEAR has you covered.
NETGEAR Armor - Advanced cyber threat protection for your home and all your devices
VPN support—Secure access to your home network when away from home
Circle® Smart Parental Controls - Manage content and time online on any connected device.
Guest network access—Separate and secure access for guests
Secure WiFi connections—High level wireless security with WPA/WPA2
Open source support—Download open source firmware from www.myopenrouter.com
Personal FTP server—Customized free URL to create FTP server
- Get the fastest WiFi speed available – up to 3.2Gbps
- Tri-Band WiFi delivers more WiFi for more devices
- Dynamic QoS bandwidth prioritization by application and device
- 6 High performance antennas for maximum range
- Smart-Connect designates slower and faster devices to separate WiFi bands
- 1GHz dual core processor with 3 offload processors
- Beamforming+ improves wireless range and reliability
- USB 3.0 port offers high-speed, USB storage-ready access
- Nighthawk App - Easily set up your router and get more out of your WiFi.
- Compatible with Amazon Echo®/Alexa™ – Control your home network using voice commands
- Circle® - Smart Parental Controls
- NETGEAR Armor™ - Advanced cyber threat protection for your home and all your devices
Cybersecurity for your Home
Protect your home network and all connected IoT, smart home and personal mobile devices safe and secure from cyber threats. NETGEAR Armor powered by Bitdefender protects all your smart home devices from cyber threats or attacks including viruses, Trojans, spyware, ransomware, and more. Check security status for all your devices in one place and receive instant alerts when threats are blocked on any device.
Smart Parental Controls
Circle® is a smart way for families to manage content and time online, on any connected device. Using the Circle app smart parental controls you can easily manage content and time online for each family member. Set Time Limits on daily internet time for apps, and websites. Pause internet by device or by user with the press of a button. Set Bed Time for each family member and their devices. Manage your family’s mobile devices across all networks with Circle Go. And much more.
Best Tri-Band WiFi
Tri-Band WiFi with Smart Connect changes the game for today’s home WiFi networks. With one 2.4GHz band and two 5GHz WiFi bands to work with, the X6 has the capacity, flexibility, and intelligence to assign each device to the WiFi band where it can connect at its maximum possible speed. The result is that faster devices can connect and perform unhindered by slower or older devices—meaning ALL devices load, stream, and game at their maximum speed.
Boost Wifi Range for More Devices
Keep your mobile device connected throughout your home with powerful amplifiers and 6 high performance external antennas. Roam freely and enjoy strong WiFi coverage and performance anywhere in your home. The 6 antennas deliver the breakthrough X6 Tri-Band WiFi and Beamforming+ focuses WiFi signals creating stronger and more reliable connections for all to enjoy.
ReadyShare® USB — Ready to Store and Share
ReadySHARE® USB opens up a powerful set of convenient features like USB storage access and streaming media. With the available USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports on the X6 you can connect the USB storage you already own and enjoy high-speed access via WiFi.
And for your endless entertainment, ReadySHARE® USB lets you play, view, listen to, and share your videos, photos, and music on connected TVs, game consoles, or media players.
Safeguard your Files with No Worry Backups
FREE ReadyShare Vault PC software it there for you to schedule automatic hassle-free backups to safeguard precious photos and files from any PC directly to the connected USB storage. ReadyShare Vault is FREE to download and use with your Nighthawk X6.
Better Router Processors
What could you do with more speed? More power? With a 1GHz dual core processor and three offload processors, the Nighthawk X6 delivers faster WiFi speed, faster wired speed, faster USB access speed, and faster WAN-to-LAN speeds meaning faster overall network speeds than ever before. So go ahead and put this network to the test in your home.
- WIFI TECHNOLOGY
- 802.11ac Tri-Band Gigabit
- WIFI PERFORMANCE
- AC3200 (600 + 1300 + 1300 Mbps)†
- WIFI RANGE
- Very large homes
- WIFI BAND
- Simultaneous Tri-Band WiFi - Tx/Rx 3x3 (2.4GHz) + 3x3 (5GHz) + 3x3 (5GHz)
- Beamforming+—Smart, signal-focusing technology boosts the speed,reliability, and range of your WiFi connections
- NUMBER OF ETHERNET PORTS
- Five (5) 10/100/1000 (1 WAN and 4 LAN) Gigabit Ethernet ports
- NUMBER OF USB PORTS
- Two (2) USB ports: 1 USB 3.0 & 1 USB 2.0 port
- KEY FEATURES
AC3200 Tri-Band WiFi
WiFi Band 1: 600 Mbps @2.4GHz-256QAM
WiFi Band 2: 1300 Mbps @5GHz
- WiFi Band 3: 1300 Mbps @5GHz
Customized free URL to set up personal FTP server
VPN support—secure remote access
Guest network access—separate & secure
WiFi Protected Access® (WPA/WPA2—PSK)
Double firewall protection (SPI and NAT)
- Denial-of-service (DoS) attack prevention
- 1GHz dual core porcessor with three offload processors
- 128 MB Flash and 256 MB RAM
- PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Dimensions: 11.63 x 8.92 x 2.14 in (295.5 x 226.8 x 54.5 mm)
- Weight: 2.43 lbs (1.1 kg)
- PACKAGE CONTENT
Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band WiFi Router (R8000)
Quick install guide
- Power adapter
Two (2) USB ports: 1 USB 3.0 & 1 USB 2.0 port
IEEE® 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz-256QAM support
IEEE® 802.11 a/n/ac 5.0 GHz
- Five (5) 10/100/1000 (1 WAN and 4 LAN) Gigabit Ethernet ports
- SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
Microsoft® Windows 7, 8, Vista®, XP®, 2000, Mac OS®, UNIX®, or Linux®
Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 5.0, Firefox® 2.0, Safari® 1.4, or Google Chrome™ 11.0 browsers or higher