Add-on DST Adapter

Eliminate Your WiFi Dead Zones

Eliminate dead zones and extend your coverage by using existing electrical wiring with the NETGEAR Add-on DST Adapter. Used with the Nighthawk R7300 DST Router, simply plug the adapter into any power outlet and create new WiFi access right there. Connect multiple adapters to expand your wired network reliably.

Model: DST6501
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  • Eliminate dead zones and extend your coverage by using existing electrical wiring already within your home
  • Requires Nighthawk R7300DST Router
  • Connect multiple adapters to expand your network
  • Sets up in minutes, no need to configure or install software
  • Adapter indicates the connection strength at any electrical outlet to ensure the highest possible performance

Reliable Network

Connect multiple adapters to expand your wired network reliably.

Plug-and-play

Setup in minutes, no need to configure or install software.

Ethernet Port

Connect a wired device like Blu-ray® player, game console, smart TV or streaming player to your DST network.

Push ‘N’ Connect

Ensures a quick and secure WiFi connection with any WiFi device (via WPS).

Set Up and Support Included

Call 1-800-GEEKSQUAD to get started (1-800-433-5778) 24/7 phone and web support within 1 year of Nighthawk R7300 DST Router purchase

How it works

The Add-on DST Adapter plugs into your existing electrical outlet to enable DST technology from the Nighthawk R7300 DST WiFi Router (sold separately). Additional adapters can be added to eliminate additional WiFi dead zones.

Product Number
DST6501
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Powerline Technology
  • Homeplug AV2 compliant
WiFi Performance
  • 802.11ac
Number of Ethernet Ports
  • One (1) 10/100/1000 Mbps† Gigabit Ethernet port
Key Features
  • Eliminate dead zones and extend your coverage by using existing electrical wiring already within your home
  • Simply plug the adapter into any power outlet and create new WiFi access right there. No more weak WiFi
  • Sets up in minutes, no need to configure or install software
  • Adapter indicates the connection strength at any electrical outlet to ensure the highest possible performance
  • Connect multiple adapters to expand your wired network reliably
  • Push 'N Connect ensures a quick and secure WiFi connection with any WiFi device (via WPS)
  • Setup and support included: Call 1-800-GEEKSQUAD to get started (1-800-433-5778)
  • 24/7 phone and web support within 1 year of Nighthawk R7300 DST Router purchase
Security
  • Push 'N Connect button
Product Diagram
Physical Specifications
  • Dimensions: 5.0 x 4.42 x 2.26 in
  • Weight: 0.45 lb.
Package Content
  • One (1) DST Adapter (DST6501)
  • One (1) 2 m (6.5 ft.) Ethernet cable
  • Quick start guide
Standards
  • 1 Gbps† Ethernet connection and 802.11ac WiFi
  • 10/100/1000 Mbps† Gigabit Ethernet port
  • Typical coverage up to 500 m² (5382 ft²)†
  • HomePlug® AV2 compliant 1
  • Works with HomePlug AV and HomePlug Green PHY
  • IEEE® 802.3 compliant
System Requirements
  • RJ-45 Ethernet Port to connect via Ethernet cable
  • R7300DST WiFi Router
  • Existing electrical wiring and outlets
  • Microsoft® Windows® 8, 7, Vista®, XP or Mac OS® X to install software utility

1 Requires use of HomePlug AV compatible DST device (one R7300DST and one DST6501). For a complete list of HomePlug AV certified devices, please check www.homeplug.org/certified_products.

† Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE standard 802.11 specifications. Actual data throughput and wireless coverage will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic interference, and building construction may

Outlets must be electrically connected in order for DST devices to provide a network connection between them.

NETGEAR makes no express or implied representations or warranties about this product’s compatibility with any future standards.

For indoor use only.

NETGEAR Warranty

  • This product is backed by a NETGEAR limited 1-year Hardware Warranty.
  • 24/7 basic technical support provided for 90 days from purchase date, when purchased from a NETGEAR authorized reseller