WiFi Dual Band Gigabit Router -- Premium Edition

802.11n Dual Band Gigabit

Incredibly Fast. Amazingly Easy.

Fast. Reliable. Simple. The N900 WiFi router has everything you need for a high-performance smart home network. Dual band technology with combined speeds up to 900 Mbps deliver smooth HD streaming.

Model: WNDR4500
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  • Faster WiFi speed 450+450—Up to 900 Mbps
  • Improves WiFi range for larger homes
  • Wirelessly access & share USB hard drive & printer
  • IPv6 Compatible—Future-proof your network


Everything you need for a fast connected home. Any place you need speed, with NETGEAR you got it. Fast download speeds up to 900 Mbps. WiFi with dual band technology provides whole home coverage with Gigabit wired connections.

  • Faster WiFi—Up to 450+450 Mbps

  • Gigabit wired—Ideal for HD gaming & video

WiFi Range

Got range? Homes come in all shapes and sizes and N900 WiFi Router provides WiFi connectivity throughout your home for all your Internet-enabled devices.

  • Range—Wireless coverage for larger homes


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

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

  • Advanced QoS—Optimized for smooth HD streaming & gaming


With NETGEAR, sharing across your network is fun and easy, anything from accessing stored photos & music to wireless printing. For Mac OS® users, back-up using Apple® Time Machine.

  • DLNA®—Find & play your media on DLNA TVs & game consoles

  • ReadySHARE® USB access—Wirelessly access & share USB hard drive & printer via two (2) USB ports

  • ReadySHARE Printer—Wirelessly access & share a USB printer

  • Time Machine—Automatic Mac backup to a USB hard drive connected to the route

Ease of Use

Start enjoying your new device faster than ever. NETGEAR wants to make sure installation and management is simple & easy, so you can connect quickly & make sure you stay that way!

  • Easy install—Easy setup for iPad®, tablets, smartphones & computers

  • NETGEAR genie® App—Personal dashboard to monitor, control & repair your home network

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

  • WiFi & power on/off—Convenient power savings


Maintain the highest security across your network to ensure your privacy & family is safe while online. Whether it’s preventing phishing & spyware or just limiting access for kids & guests, NETGEAR has you covered.

  • Parental controls—Web filtering for all your connected devices

  • Guest network access—Separate & secure access for guests

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

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WiFi Technology
  • 802.11n Dual Band Gigabit
Speed and Range
WiFi Performance
  • N900 (450 Mbps + 450 Mbps)†
WiFi Range
  • Medium to large homes
WiFi Band
  • Simultaneous dual band 2.4GHz & 5GHz
  • Not applicable
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 2.0 port
Key Features
  • Faster WiFi - Now up to 900 Mbps†
  • Apple Time Machine® compatible
  • NETGEAR genie® app—Personal dashboard to monitor, control and repair your home network
  • WiFi Protected Access® (WPA/WPA2—PSK)
  • Double firewall protection (SPI and NAT firewall)
  • Denial-of-service (DoS) attack prevention
Physical Specifications
  • Dimensions: 258 x 172.5 x 81 mm (10.15 x 6.79 x 3.18 in)
  • Weight: 0.68 kg (1.5 lb)
Product Diagram
Package Contents
  • N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router—Premium Edition (WNDR4500v3)
  • Ethernet cable
  • Power adapter
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Two (2) USB 2.0 ports
  • IEEE® 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz
  • IEEE 802.11 a/n 5.0 GHz
  • Five (5) 10/100/1000 (1 WAN and 4 LAN) Gigabit Ethernet ports with auto-sensing technology
System Requirements
  • Broadband (cable, DSL) Internet service and modem with Ethernet connection
  • Microsoft® Windows® 8, Windows® 7, 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 for maximum performance
  • Use with an N900 Wireless Dual Band USB Adapter (WNDA4100) for maximum performance

† 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, 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.

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 Apps For Smartphones & Tablets – iOS & Android

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

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  • 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