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. With a massive combined wireless speed of up to 3.2Gbps, 3 WiFi bands and Smart Connect intelligence, every device is assigned the fastest WiFi connection possible and optimized for maximum speed.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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
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™
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
NETGEAR genie® App—Personal dashboard to monitor, control and repair your home network from a smartphone, tablet or computer
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
The highest security across your network ensures your privacy and family is safe while online. Whether it’s preventing phishing and spyware or just limiting access for kids and household guests, NETGEAR has you covered.
VPN support—Secure access to your home network when away from home
Parental controls—Web filtering for all your connected devices
Guest network access—Separate and secure access for guests
Secure WiFi connections—Highest-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
†Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE standard 802.11 specifi cations. Actual data throughput and wireless coverage will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network trac, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate and wireless coverage. NETGEAR makes no express or implied representations or warranties about this product’s compatibility with any future standards. 802.11ac 1300 Mbps is approximately 3x faster than 802.11n 450 Mbps. 2.4GHz Performance Mode requires 256 QAM support on WiFi client. Up to 1300 Mbps wireless speeds achieved when connecting to other 802.11ac 1300 Mbps devices.
No more excuses. You need the best when you’re taking on the online gaming world. The Nighthawk X6, with Tri-Band WiFi is the gamers choice for best in class WiFi with the latest AC3200 speed and performance. Powerful dual core 1GHz processor and three offload processors provide total WiFi speeds up to 3.2Gbps. Nighthawk’s Tri-Band WiFi ends game-lag delivers the intensity of immersive, uninterrupted, online gaming.
Nighthawk X6 multiplies the entertainment factor for everyone in your home. Seamless, simultaneous HD streaming to multiple devices is now a reality thanks to powerful Tri-Band WiFi and features like Smart Connect and Beamforming+—it’s the end of buffering, jittery video, and lag as you know it. A built-in DLNA-ready server and iTunes server add to your media enjoyment, allowing you to play and share your videos and music quickly and easily.
Nighthawk X6's Tri-Band WiFi provides more WiFi for more devices. That means more range and reliabile connection for all your mobile devices. Nighthawk X6 automatically assigns every device to the fastest WiFi band available and offers key features to dramatically boost mobile connectivity and performance. High-powered amplifiers and 6 high-performance retractable antennas help extend WiFi coverage throughout large homes and even backyards, while Beamforming+ focuses WiFi signals for stronger more reliable connections.
NETGEAR genie makes getting the most out of your home network fun & easy. More than four 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.
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