AC1600

Smart WiFi Router

Dual Band Gigabit

SMART WIFI ROUTER

Model: R6260

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Stronger, Faster, And More Reliable Connections

802.11ac Dual Band Gigabit

The NETGEAR AC1600 Smart WiFi Router is an incredibly fast router delivering AC1600 WiFi and Gigabit Ethernet speeds. External antennas provide improved WiFi coverage for larger homes. This router offers 3x faster speed than similar 802.11n and more reliable streaming for mobile phones and tablets. Use the NETGEAR Nighthawk App to easily set, update and configure your router. Compatible with next generation WiFi devices and backward compatible with 802.11 a/b/g/n devices. With up to 300+1300Mbps† speed and simultaneous dual band WiFi technology, it avoids wireless interference, ensuring top WiFi speeds and reliable connections. Ideal for applications such as lag-free multiple HD video streaming, multi-player gaming, ultra-fast speed and a secure and reliable connection to the Internet. The 880MHz processor delivers high-performance connectivity, while the USB 2.0 port provides wireless access and sharing of USB hard drives.

Speed

Speed

Next generation 11ac WiFi with dual band technology with Gigabit wired and wireless connections.

AC1600 WiFi—Up to 300+1300Mbps†

Gigabit wired—Ideal for HD gaming & video

WiFi Range

The NETGEAR AC1600 Smart WiFi Router provides WiFi connectivity throughout your home for all your Internet-enabled devices.

Better range—Wireless coverage for large homes

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.

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

Advanced QoS—Optimized for smooth HD streaming & gaming

Sharing

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

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

ReadySHARE® USB access—Wirelessly access & share USB hard drive via one (1) USB 2.0 port

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

Nighthawk App - Easily set up your router and get more out of your WiFi.

Push ‘n’ connect —Easy push button WiFi connections (WPS)

Security

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

Parental controls—Manage web filtering and accessibility by profiles or devices

Guest network access—Separate & secure access for guests

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

Personal FTP server—Customized free URL to create FTP server

  • WiFi speeds up to 1600Mbps†
  • Ideal for HD streaming and web surfing
  • Easy setup with NETGEAR Nighthawk App—get online in minutes
  • 880MHz processor delivers high-performance connectivity
  • USB 2.0 port—Wirelessly access & share USB hard drive
  • Connectivity for the latest dual band mobile WiFi devices like iPad®/iPhone®

Technical Specifications

  • WiFi Technology

    • 802.11ac Dual Band Gigabit

  • WiFi Performance

    • AC1600 WiFi (300+1300Mbps)†

  • WiFi Range

    • Large homes

  • WiFi Band

    • Simultaneous dual band 2.4 & 5GHz

  • 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

    • One (1) USB 2.0 port

  • Key Features

    • WiFi speeds up to 1600Mbps†

    • Ideal for HD streaming and web surfing

    • Nighthawk App - Easily set up your router and get more out of your WiFi.

    • 880MHz processor delivers high-performance connectivity

    • USB 2.0 port—Wirelessly access & share USB hard drive

    • Connectivity for the latest dual band mobile WiFi devices like iPad®/iPhone®

  • Security

    • WiFi Protected Access® (WPA/WPA2—PSK)

    • Double firewall protection (SPI and NAT firewall)

    • Denial-of-service (DoS) attack prevention

    • Free custom URL using NETGEAR Dynamic DNS service

  • Processor

    • 880MHz processor

  • Memory

    • 128MB NAND flash and 128MB DDR3 RAM

  • Physical Specifications

    • Dimensions: 9.27 x 5.94 x 2.14 in (235.51 x 150.76 x 54.5 mm)

    • Weight: 0.75 lb (340 g)

  • Product Diagram

  • Package Contents

    • AC1600 Smart WiFi Router (R6260)

    • Ethernet cable

    • Quick start guide

    • Power adapter, localized to country of sale

  • Standards

    • IEEE® 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz

    • IEEE 802.11 a/n/ac 5GHz

    • Five (5) 10/100/1000 (1 WAN and 4 LAN) Gigabit Ethernet ports with auto-sensing technology

  • System Requirements

    • Microsoft® Windows 7, 8, 10, Vista®, XP®, 2000, Mac OS®, UNIX®, or Linux®

    • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 5.0, Microsoft® Edge, Firefox® 2.0, Safari® 1.4, or Google Chrome 11.0 browsers or higher

    • Use laptop with 2x2 300 Mbps adapter like Centrino® 6205/6235, 3x3 450Mbps adapter like Centrino® 6300/5300, or 802.11ac adapter like NETGEAR A6210 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 trac, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate and wireless coverage.

Nighthawk App

The NETGEAR Nighthawk® App (formerly Up app) makes it easy to set up your router and get more out of your WiFi. With the app, you can install your router in few steps - just connect your mobile device to the router network and the app will walk you through the rest. Once set up, you can use the intuitive dashboard to pause Internet on your connected devices, run a quick Internet speed test, setup smart parental controls and much more.

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.