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<p class="eyebrow-small">Boost the performance of your PC with an instant WiFi upgrade to the latest tri-band WiFi 6E technology. Enjoy faster and more reliable WiFi for ultimate 4K/8K streaming, smooth video conferences, &amp; online gaming.</p> <ul style="list-style-type: disc;"> <li>New WiFi 6E enables blazing-fast speeds &amp; more reliable connections.</li> <li>Easy setup using the USB 2.0 or 3.0 port on your Windows<sup>®</sup> 10 &amp; 11 PCs.</li> <li>Automatically connects to the fastest WiFi available: 2.4GHz, 5GHz, or 6GHz band.<sup>††</sup></li> <li>Comes with its own USB cradle &amp; adjustable antenna to maximize signal strength</li> <li>Super-speed USB 3.0 port, up to 10x faster connection than USB 2.0.</li> <li>Works with all standard WiFi networks.</li> </ul> A8000 A8000-100PAS A8000-100PAS

AXE3000 USB 3.0 WiFi Adapter (A8000) armor

Nighthawk® AXE3000 WiFi 6E USB 3.0 Adapter armor

AXE3000 USB 3.0 WiFi Adapter (A8000)

Nighthawk® AXE3000 WiFi 6E USB 3.0 Adapter armor

Boost the performance of your PC with an instant WiFi upgrade to the latest tri-band WiFi 6E technology. Enjoy faster and more reliable WiFi for ultimate 4K/8K streaming, smooth video conferences, & online gaming.

  • New WiFi 6E enables blazing-fast speeds & more reliable connections.
  • Easy setup using the USB 2.0 or 3.0 port on your Windows® 10 & 11 PCs.
  • Automatically connects to the fastest WiFi available: 2.4GHz, 5GHz, or 6GHz band.††
  • Comes with its own USB cradle & adjustable antenna to maximize signal strength
  • Super-speed USB 3.0 port, up to 10x faster connection than USB 2.0.
  • Works with all standard WiFi networks.

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Speed

Blazing-fast speeds and performance of WiFi 6E† on your laptop or desktop PC.

Super-speed USB 3.0 port, up to 10x faster connection than USB 2.0

Seamlessly transfer data, game online, and stream in HD with OFDMA§ & MU-MIMO

WiFi Range

Flippable antenna for a stronger signal and better range

Increase range with 4 high-gain antennas & powerful amplifiers

Reliability

Auto-senses your device's technology and connects to the right band: 2.4GHz, 5GHz, or 6GHz††

Beamforming: Boosts speed, reliability, & range of WiFi connections

Plug-and-play functionality—No WiFi 6E network card or ISP plan needed

Compatible: Works with 802.11 a/b/g/n and ac WiFi routers

Latest Security Standard: Supports WPA3 the latest and cutting-edge WiFi security protocol

WIFI 6E, THE FASTEST WIFI EVER


A new 6GHz band provides the fastest speed and the greatest capacity for new WiFi 6E devices

Technical Specifications

  • Adapter Dimensions & Weight : Dimensions: 3.66 x 1.24 x 0.57 in (93.0 x 31.4 x 14.45 mm)
  • Weight: 0.99 oz (28 g)
  • Cradle Dimensions & Weight : Dimensions: 2.49 x 1.76 x 1.39 in (63.14 x 44.67 x 35.19 mm)
  • Weight: 3.17 oz (90 g)
  • WiFi Technology : WiFi 6/6E (IEEE® 802.11ax) (AXE3000)
  • 2.4GHz AX: 2x2 (Tx/Rx) 1024/256-QAM 20/40MHz, up to 600Mbps
  • 5GHz AX: 2x2 (Tx/Rx) 1024/256-QAM 20/40/80, up to 1200Mbps
  • New 6GHz AX: 2x2 (Tx/Rx) 1024/256-QAM 20/40/80, up to 1200Mbps
  • WiFi Speed : AXE3000
  • WiFi Range : Large homes
  • USB 3.0 : Up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0
  • Security : WPA3—Latest and cutting-edge WiFi security protocol
  • System Requirements : Windows OS computer
  • Best performance with USB 3.0; compatible with USB 2.0
  • Microsoft® Windows® 10, 11∞ (32/64-bit)
  • Wireless AXE3000 WiFi 6/6E USB 3.0 Adapter (A8000)
  • USB 3.0 cable with cradle
  • Quick start guide
  • This product is backed by a NETGEAR limited 1-year Hardware Warranty
  • WARRANTY : Find troubleshooting tips to diagnose product issues in our knowledge base
  • SUPPORT : 24/7 basic technical support provided for 90 days from purchase date, when purchased from a NETGEAR authorized reseller.
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Footnotes:

Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE® 802.11 specifications. Actual data throughput and wireless coverage will vary and be lowered by network and environmental conditions, including network traffic volume, device limitations, and building construction. NETGEAR makes no representations or warranties about this product’s compatibility with future standards.

††Bands are not concurrent, but alternate depending on the fastest speed needed for the connected devices.

* WiFi 6E requires use with Wireless Router/Gateway that supports 6GHz band (WiFi 6E). 6GHz band is limited to indoor range.

§Requires compatible AX clients with DL-OFDMA and UL-OFDMA support.

6GHz band (WiFi 6E) is only supported by Windows 11 and available in certain countries where 6GHz has been approved by the local government.