Smart WiFi Router

802.11ac Dual Band Gigabit

Powerful Performance for Your Home

Improve your WiFi speed and reliability with this AC1750 Smart WiFi Router, delivering speeds up to 1750Mbps. With poweful antennas and Beamforming+, this router offers the range and performance you need for large homes. Connect devices like Smart TVs and game consoles to the ultra-fast Gigabit Ethernet ports or connect a USB hard drive to one of two USB ports to create networked storage.

Model: R6400
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  • AC1750 WiFi—450+1300 Mbps speeds
  • High-powered antennas
  • Beamforming+—Faster, more reliable connections
  • USB 3.0 port—Up to 10x faster USB hard drive access
  • Two USB ports—Wirelessly access and share USB hard drive and printer
  • Easy and secure remote access with VPN
  • ReadyCLOUD® USB Access allows you to enjoy personal and secure cloud access to USB storage anytime, anywhere
  • ReadySHARE Vault Automatically backs up your PC to a USB hard drive connected to your router
  • NETGEAR genie® App—Enjoy more of your connected home. Now with remote access.


Everything you need for a fast, fast, fast connected home. Next generation 11ac WiFi with dual band technology provides whole home coverage with Gigabit wired & wireless connections.

  • Extremely fast WiFi —Up to 450+1300 Mbps

  • Gigabit WiFi—Next-generation WiFi now at Gigabit speeds

  • Gigabit wired—Ideal for HD gaming and video

WiFi Range

Got range? Homes come in all shapes and sizes and with powerful amplifiers and antennas, the AC1750 Smart WiFi Router provides WiFi coverage no matter where you connect in your home.

  • Ultimate range—WiFi coverage throughout very large homes


There’s nothing more frustrating than lost connections! With NETGEAR’s advanced features and best-in-class technology, you’ll reduce interference and enjoy more reliable WiFi connectivity.

  • Simultaneous dual band—Reduces interference for better connections to more WiFi devices

  • Beamforming+ — Implicit & Explicit Beamforming for 5GHz boosts speed, reliability, and range of WiFi connections

  • Advanced QoS—Optimized for smooth HD streaming and gaming

  • Airtime fairness — Prevents network lag when slower devices connect


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 & media players

  • One super speed USB 3.0 port—Up to 10x faster than USB 2.0

  • ReadyCLOUD® USB Access— Enjoy personal and secure cloud access to USB storage anytime, anywhere

  • ReadySHARE® USB Access—Wirelessly access and share USB hard drives via two (2) USB ports

  • 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

Ease of Use

Start enjoying your new 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

  • NETGEAR genie® App—Personal dashboard to monitor, control & repair your home network. Now includes remote access to manage your network away from home.

  • Push ‘N’ Connect—Easy push button WiFi connections (WPS)

  • WiFi and power on/off—Convenient power savings


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.

  • Parental controls—Manage web filtering and accessibility by profiles or devices

  • Guest network access—Separate and secure access for guests

  • Secure WiFi connections—High level wireless security with WPA/WPA2

  • VPN support—Secure access to your home network when away from home

  • Personal FTP server—Customized free URL to create FTP server

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WiFi Technology
  • 802.11ac
Speed and Range
WiFi Performance
  • AC1750 WiFi (450+1300 Mbps)†
WiFi Range
  • Large homes
WiFi Band
  • Simultaneous dual band 2.4 & 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 with auto-sensing technology
Number of USB Ports
  • Two (2) USB ports—one USB 3.0 and one USB 2.0 port
Key Features
  • Simultaneous Dual Band WiFi—2.4 & 5GHz
  • Two (2) USB ports—one (1) USB 3.0 and one (1) USB 2.0
  • Implicit & Explicit Beamforming for 5GHz—Smart, signal-focusing technology boosts the speed, reliability, and range of your WiFi connections
  • READYSHARE® USB—Wirelessly share and access USB storage
  • ReadyCLOUD® USB Access allows you to enjoy personal and secure cloud access to USB storage anytime, anywhere
  • Push ‘N’ Connect—Easy push button WiFi connections (WPS)
  • WiFi Boost with high-powered radio amplifiers
  • Memory: 128 MB flash and 256 MB RAM
  • Advanced Quality of Service (QoS)
  • OpenVPN
  • Custom URL—Netgear DNS service
  • Airtime fairness prevents network lag when slower devices connect
  • Now with NETGEAR genie® with remote access
  • Wall Mountable
  • IPv6 support (Internet Protocol Version 6)
  • Customized free URL to set up personal FTP server
  • VPN support—secure remote access
  • WiFi Protected Access® (WPA/WPA2—PSK)
  • Double firewall protection (SPI and NAT firewall)
  • Denial-of-service (DoS) attack prevention
Physical Specifications
  • Dimensions: 7.2 x 11.2 x 2.4 in (183 x 285 x 62 mm)
  • Net weight: 1.56 lb (709 g)
Product Diagram
Package Contents
  • AC1750 Smart WiFi Router (R6400)
  • Ethernet cable
  • Quick install guide
  • Power adapter, localized to country of sale
  • Two (2) USB ports—one USB 3.0 and one USB 2.0 port
  • IEEE® 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz
  • IEEE 802.11 a/n/ac 5GHz
  • Five (5) 10/100/1000 (1 WAN and 4 LAN) Gigabit Ethernet ports with auto-sensing technology
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
  • Use laptop with 3x3 450 Mbps adapter like Centrino® 6300/5300, or 802.11ac adapter like NETGEAR A6200 for maximum performance

†Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE 802.11 specifications. Actual data throughput and wireless coverage will vary and may be lowered by network and environmental conditions, including network traffic volume and building construction. NETGEAR makes no representations or warranties about this product’s compatibility with future standards. Up to 1300 Mbps wireless speeds achieved when connecting to other 802.11ac 1300 Mbps devices.

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

Network Control So Easy...It's Like Magic

NETGEAR genie makes getting the most out of your home network fun & easy. More than six million downloads of the genie App lets users easily monitor, connect & control their home network from a PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone. With NETGEAR genie you can share & stream music or videos, diagnose & repair network issues, set up parental controls & more. Download NETGEAR genie based on your device or the user manual below.

With Remote access, Magic follows you while away from home

Now, genie can now be accessed even when you are away from home! With genie remote feature, some routers can be managed from anywhere, anytime – you can provide easy guest access, look at the network map, even reboot your router – all while you are away.

See how to enable this feature and if your device supports.

  • NETGEAR genie app allows you to control your wifi network on your smartphone or tablet.

Download Apps For Smartphones & Tablets – iOS & Android

Here's what you can do with your genie app...

(See list of supported routers)

  • Home network manager
  • Makes any printer AirPrint® compatible to print from an iPad® or iPhone®
  • MyMedia®—Find & play media files in your network
  • Parental controls—Manage web filtering and accessibility by profiles or devices
  • EZ Mobile Connect—Scan QR code to connect to your home network
  • For PC, Mac®, iPhone®, iPad®, & Android® devices
  • “The R6400's strong wired router showings for maximum simultaneous connections and LAN to WAN throughput, plus 5 GHz Max and Average throughput rankings bumped it up to the #1 slot.”

    SmallNetBuilder R6400 Wireless Retest

  • “The R6400 delivers a very good performance and you can fully adjust the router to your own likings. This combined with the great phone-app makes the R6400 a router which we can definitely recommend.”

    HARDWARE.INFO Holland - Excellent Choice Award

  • “Offering a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port, network management through the NETGEAR genie app and more, the NETGEAR AC1750 Smart Wi-Fi router (R6400) is designed for home use applications where Wi-Fi devices are in abundance.”

    TweakTown Reviews feature-packed AC1750 Smart Wi-Fi router

  • “A new design that includes high power amplifiers, external antennas and Airtime Fairness, combined with implicit and explicit Beamforming, boosts this router’s WiFi performance at long range by up to 80 percent over the previous-generation Netgear AC1750 Smart WiFi Router, the R6300.”

    Telecompaper R6400 Review

  • “The R6400 is good for crowded Wi-Fi networks” and “will maintain good performance even when a dozen or more devices are connected to your network”

    NETGEAR R6400 Review

  • “…it has a strong feature set in terms of remote access, parental controls, and network-attached storage”

    Tech Hive R6400 Review