N450

WiFi Router

802.11n

Maximize Your WiFi. Minimize Your Setup.

Get the maximum speed availble on 11n WiFi plus extra range from Power Boost external antennas. High-performance for faster downloads, Internet gaming and HD streaming. Advanced features such as Live Parental Controls let you surf the web with greater peace of mind. NETGEAR genie® makes setup and control easy.

Model: WNR2500
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  • N450 WiFi speed—3x faster than competing N450 routers
  • Faster streaming & Internet gaming
  • NETGEAR® genie® App – Home networking simplified

Speed

Everything you need for a fast connected home. Any place you need speed, with NETGEAR you got it. Fast download speeds up to 450 Mbps. WiFi technology provides whole home coverage.

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    N450 WiFi—Faster downloads, Internet gaming, & HD streaming

WiFi Range

Got range? Homes come in all shapes and sizes and N450 WiFi Router provides WiFi connectivity throughout your home for all your Internet-enabled devices.

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    Range—For medium to large homes

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    WiFi coverage—Power Boost 5dBi omni-directional antennas for better WiFi coverage

Reliability

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.

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    Advanced QoS—Optimized for smooth HD streaming & gaming

Sharing

With NETGEAR, sharing across your network is fun and easy, like accessing stored photos & music.

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    Wireless-N—Email, chat, surf, music, video

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!

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

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

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

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    WiFi & power on/off—Convenient power savings

Security

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.

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    Parental controls—Web filtering for all your connected devices

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    Guest network access—Separate & secure access for guests

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

Product Number
WNR2500
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WiFi Technology
  • 802.11n
Speed and Range
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WiFi Performance
  • N450 (450 Mbps)†
WiFi Range
  • Medium to large homes
WiFi Band
  • 2.4GHz
Number of Ethernet Ports
  • Five (5) 10/100 (1 WAN and 4 LAN) Fast Ethernet ports with auto-sensing technology
Key Features
  • Live Parental Controls—Keep your Internet experience safe—block inappropriate Web sites
  • Power Boost antennas for better range
  • NETGEAR genie® App—Easy dashboard control to manage, monitor and repair home networks
Security
  • Wi-Fi Protected Access® (WPA/WPA2—PSK) and WEP
  • Double firewall protection (SPI and NAT firewall)
  • Denial-of-service (DoS) attack prevention
  • DMZ for secure gaming
Physical Specifications
  • Dimensions: 8.57 x 5.81 x 1.37 in (217.74 x 147.73 x 34.92 mm)
  • Weight: 0.91 lb (0.41 kg)
Product Diagram
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Package Contents
  • N450 Wireless Router (WNR2500)
  • Quick install guide
  • Ethernet cable
  • Power adapter
Standards
  • IEEE 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz
  • Five (5) 10/100 (1 WAN and 4 LAN) Fast Ethernet ports with auto-sensing technology
System Requirements
  • Broadband (cable, DSL) Internet service and modem with Ethernet connection
  • 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz wireless adapter or Ethernet adapter and cable for each computer
  • Microsoft® Windows® 7, 8, 8.1, Vista®, XP, 2000, Mac OS®, UNIX®, or Linux®
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 5.0, Firefox® 2.0 or Safari® 1.4 or higher

† 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 lower actual data throughput and wireless coverage. NETGEAR makes no express or implied representations or warranties about this product’s compatibility with any future standards. 802.11n 450 Mbps is approximately 3x faster than 802.11n 150 Mbps.

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

NETGEAR genie makes getting the most out of your home network fun & easy. More than three 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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Download Apps For Smartphones & Tablets – iOS & Android

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

  • Home network manager
  • Makes any printer AirPrint® compatible to print from an iPad® or iPhone®
  • MyMedia—Find & play media files in your network
  • EZ Mobile connect—Scan QR code to connect to your home network
  • For PC, Mac®, iPhone®, iPad®, & Android devices
  • See list of supported routers
WNR2500