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Dead zones and buffering are a thing of the past with the Nighthawk AX12 WiFi 6 Router. Get super-fast speeds for better 4K UHD streaming, gaming, or video conferencing. RAX120 RAX120-100NAS RAX120-100NAS

AX6000 WiFi Router (RAX120) armor

Nighthawk® 12-Stream Dual-Band WiFi 6 Router (up to 6Gbps) with NETGEAR Armor, MU-MIMO, USB 3.0 ports armor

AX6000 WiFi Router (RAX120)

Nighthawk® 12-Stream Dual-Band WiFi 6 Router (up to 6Gbps) with NETGEAR Armor, MU-MIMO, USB 3.0 ports armor

Dead zones and buffering are a thing of the past with the Nighthawk AX12 WiFi 6 Router. Get super-fast speeds for better 4K UHD streaming, gaming, or video conferencing.

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NETGEAR Armor cybersecurity keeps your network and private data safe from online threats, at home and on the go. One subscription protects an unlimited number of connected devices, from phones and laptops to thermostats and security cameras.

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Easy Setup and Use with the Nighthawk App

With the Nighthawk app, setup takes just minutes, so you can start enjoying better WiFi sooner. You can also see your connected devices, run an internet speed test, manage your NETGEAR service subscriptions, and more from the palm of your hand.

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Ultra-Fast, Reliable Speeds

Total wireless speeds of up to 6Gbps make for smoother ultra HD 4K streaming.

Room for All Your Smart Devices
WiFi 6 offers 4X more device capacity than WiFi 5. Connect more devices, from your laptop and TV to your thermostat and baby monitor.
Smart Connect
Intelligently selects the fastest WiFi band for every device connection, ensuring the best WiFi to all your connected devices.
Easy to Use
Setting up your Nighthawk Router takes just minutes, and you can easily manage your system with the Nighthawk app.
Ultimate Wired Performance
Maximise your Internet speeds with 5 times the wired speed of a typical Gigabit Ethernet port.
Connect More Wired Devices
4 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports make it convenient to set up home offices or entertainment spaces.
One Subscription, Unlimited Protection

A single subscription to NETGEAR Armor keeps an unlimited number of connected devices safe from internet threats.

On-the-Go Protection
Install award-winning Bitdefender Security as part of your NETGEAR Armor subscription to stay protected wherever you go.
Keep Your Activity Private
NETGEAR Armor’s Bitdefender VPN ensures that your online activity is private, even when you’re on an unsecured network.
Guest WiFi

Have visitors? Set up a separate, secure guest network with its own name and password.

Rest assured your WiFi is encrypted in accordance with WiFi security standards.

Technical Specifications

  • Dimensions : 12.2 x 7.48 x 1.77in (310 x 190 x 45mm)
  • Weight : 3lbs (1364g)
  • WiFi Technology : 802.11ax Dual-Band WiFi (AX6000). 2.4GHz AX: 4x4 (Tx/Rx) 1024 QAM 20/40MHz, up to 1.2Gbps. 5GHz AX: 8x8 (Tx/Rx) 1024-QAM 20/40/80/160MHz, up to 4.8Gbps. Backwards compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WiFi
  • WiFi Range : WiFi coverage for very large homes. Eight (8) concealed antennas pre-optimised for best WiFi performance. Simultaneous dual band 2.4 & 5GHz
  • Beamforming : Beamforming+ — Boosts speed, reliability and range of WiFi connections for 2.4 and 5GHz
  • Number of Ethernet Ports : Five (5) 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports + one (1) 5G/2.5G/1Gbps Multi-Gig port (configurable). 1 WAN & 4 LAN. Dual Gigabit Ethernet Port Aggregation. 5G/2.5G/1G Multi-Gig Ethernet LAN port
  • Number of USB Ports : Two (2) USB 3.0 ports
  • Processor : AX optimised powerful 64-bit Quad-core 2.2GHz processor ensures smooth 4K/8K UHD streaming & gaming – ideal for Gigabit internet speeds
  • Speed : 1200+4800 Mbps with 12-stream connectivity**. Powerful 2.2GHz processor boosts wireless, wired & WAN-to-LAN performance. 1024-QAM provides 25% increased data efficiency and faster speeds than 256-QAM router. 8x8 MU-MIMO allows simultaneous streaming to multiple devices. Multi-gig 5G/2.5G/1G Ethernet port delivers 5 times the wired speed of typical Gigabit Ethernet port
  • WiFi Capacity : OFDMA gives you more WiFi for more devices by allowing efficient data transmission at the same time§. 8-stream MU-MIMO enables up to four (4) 2x2 devices to stream content at the same time
  • Sharing : Two superspeed USB 3.0 ports up to 10x faster than USB 2.0. ReadySHARE® USB access — Wirelessly access & share USB hard drive via two (2) USB ports.
  • Ease of Use : Smart Connect intelligently selects fastest WiFi band for every device connection. One WiFi name for the entire home. Nighthawk App for easy router setup and more, including remote management of network when away from home. AX WiFi supports all current WiFi devices and is backward compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac client devices. Control NETGEAR network with simple voice commands using Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant
  • Security : NETGEAR Armor - Advanced cyber threat protection for your home and your connected devices. Stronger WiFi password protection with WiFi Certified WPA3™. VPN client support for network identity protection and prevention of DDoS attacks. Securely access home network & internet connection from mobile devices with VPN support on PC, Mac, and iOS and Android devices with OpenVPN Connect app. Separate & secure access for guests. Automatic firmware updates deliver latest security patches to the router

    • Microsoft® Windows 7, 8, 10, Vista®, XP®, 2000, Mac OS®, UNIX®, or Linux®
    • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 11 or higher, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome™ 55 or higher, Firefox® 45 or higher, Safari® 10 or high

    • Nighthawk® AX12 12-Stream AX6000 WiFi 6 Router (RAX120)
    • Ethernet cable
    • Quick start guide
    • Power adapter

    • This product is backed by a NETGEAR limited 1-year Hardware Warranty

    • Find troubleshooting tips to diagnose product issues in our knowledge base

    • Extend your warranty & technical support within 90 days of product purchase [US only].