CENTRIA WiFi Storage Router

802.11n Dual Band & Built-in Storage Bay (Diskless)

Back-Up. Media. WiFi. All In One.

The Center of Your Digital Home. Why worry about your precious photos and media? Why shop around for three different devices and hope they are compatible? CENTRIA does it all for you. Easily safeguard your files and media with automatic back-up. Share and stream your movies, music and photos. Enjoy fast WiFi connectivity for all your devices. One unit – endless entertainment.

Model: WNDR4700
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Simplify your digital home with NETGEAR CENTRIA. Easy to set up, use and manage, CENTRIA is an all-in-one device with 3 essential functions. It's an Automatic Back-Up system for your PC & Mac that safeguards all of your data; a Media Server that centrally and securely stores your media and is accessible from any Internet-enabled device; and a high-performance N900 WiFi router.

Back-Up Automatically

With CENTRIA you can effortlessly set-up all your computers—PCs and Macs—to automatically and continuously back-up to your home network. Use the included ReadySHARE® Vault application for backing up Windows-based PCs. For Mac OS users, back-up using Apple® Time Machine.

  • Free software for automatic, continuous PC backup to a USB hard drive connected to the router

  • Removable, easily upgradable internal bay for 3.5" SATA a hard drive

  • SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports for expanded storage--up to 10x faster than USB 2.0

  • Single-click SD card back-up

  • Automatic Mac backup to a USB hard drive connected to the router

Share Easily

With CENTRIA you can relax knowing all of your digital media is safe in one place, stored securely on your home network and easily accessible—at home or away—with any Internet-enabled device, even your smartphone.

  • Find & play your media on DLNA TVs, game consoles and more

  • Easy Access--Use your mobile devices to control & play your media

  • Share your USB hard drive & multi-function printer

Connect Quickly

CENTRIA is a high-performance 900 Mbps, Dual Band WiFi router that delivers smooth streaming and gaming and with its extended range, provides connectivity throughout even the largest of homes.

  • High-speed, dual band WiFi, up to 450 + 450 Mbps

  • Optimized for smooth HD streaming & gaming

  • WiFi Coverage for larger homes

  • Two SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports--up to 10x faster than USB 2.0

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WiFi Technology
  • 802.11n Dual Band Gigabit
Speed and Range
WiFi Performance
  • N900 WiFi (450 Mbps + 450Mbps)†
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 3.0 ports
Key Features
  • Automatic, continuous back-up for your PC & Mac—ReadySHARE® Vault and Apple® Time Machine-compatible
  • Two SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports for greater storage capacity or other USB device connectivity—up to 10X faster than USB 2.0
  • Single-click SD card back-up
  • NETGEAR genie® App—Personal dashboard to monitor, control and repair your home network
  • WiFi Protected Access® (WPA/WPA2—PSK) and WEP
  • Double firewall protection (SPI and NAT firewall)
  • Denial-of-service (DoS) attack prevention
Physical Specifications
  • Dimensions: 256 x 206 x 85 mm
  • Weight: 0.87 kg (1.91 lb)
Product Diagram
Package Contents
  • NETGEAR CENTRIA WNDR4700 (hard drive not included)
  • Ethernet cable
  • Quick install guide
  • Power adapter
  • Five (5) 10/100/1000 (1 WAN and 4 LAN) Gigabit Ethernet ports with auto-sensing technology
  • Two (2) USB 3.0 ports
  • One (1) SD card slot (SD, MMC, MS and MS Pro supported)
  • IEEE® 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz
  • IEEE 802.11 a/n 5.0 GHz
System Requirements
  • Microsoft® Windows 8, 7, Vista®, XP®, 2000, Mac OS®, UNIX®, or Linux®
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 5.0, Firefox® 2.0, Safari® 1.4, or Google ChromeTM browsers or higher
  • Use laptop with 3x3 450 Mbps adapter like Centrino® 6300/5300 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, 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.

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 Netgear Centria WNDR4700 is a good buy for those who are looking for an all-in-one router/storage combo or who want to replace a Time Capsule.

    Netgear Centria WNDR4700

  • For people looking for a wireless router with best-in-class storage performance, it looks like NETGEAR has come up with one with the CENTRIA.


  • If I was considering an all-in-one router with or without the NAS capabilities I would definitely consider the Centria, it has everything that you could ever want from a either a router or a NAS and then some!

    CCL Online

  • The Netgear Centria is a nice midrange wireless router/network attached-server option for Mac users and people in a mixed Mac/PC environment…….a very nice looking Time Capsule replacement..