Nighthawk AX4200 WiFi Router - RAX42 | Dual-Band WiFi 6 | NETGEAR

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AX4200 WiFi Router (RAX42) armor

Nighthawk® Dual-Band WiFi 6 Router (up to 4.2Gbps) with NETGEAR Armor™ & NETGEAR Smart Parental Controls™armor

Connect, stream, and download faster to newer mobile devices with a powerful 1.5GHz triple-core processor, speeds up to 4.2 Gbps, and WiFi 6. Plus get multi-layered advanced cyber threat protection with NETGEAR Armor™ and easily manage your kids’ online activities with NETGEAR Smart Parental Controls™.

AX4200 WiFi Router (RAX42)

Nighthawk® Dual-Band WiFi 6 Router (up to 4.2Gbps) with NETGEAR Armor™ & NETGEAR Smart Parental Controls™armor

Connect, stream, and download faster to newer mobile devices with a powerful 1.5GHz triple-core processor, speeds up to 4.2 Gbps, and WiFi 6. Plus get multi-layered advanced cyber threat protection with NETGEAR Armor™ and easily manage your kids’ online activities with NETGEAR Smart Parental Controls™.

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Netgear Armor Nighthawk app

NETGEAR Armor

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.

NETGEAR Armor is even better with new features like Anomaly Protection, Brute Force Protection, Exploit Prevention, Sensitive Data Protection and more.

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CONNECTED KIDS ARE PROTECTED TOO

NETGEAR Smart Parental Controls

Managing your kids’ time online has never been easier. No need to take away any devices – with just a few taps, you can build profiles for each family member, pause internet on devices, and so much more*. Start building healthy online habits today.

 

*Some features require Premium Subscription. Get a 30-day free trial; no credit card required. $7.99/month or $69.99/year after end of trial.

 

Nighthawk app with Armor

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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Up to 4.2Gbps WiFi Speeds
574Mbps + 3603Mbps with 5-stream connectivity**
Powerful 1.5GHz Triple-Core Processor
Ensures fast and smooth 4K UHD streaming, gaming, and video-conferencing
1024-QAM
25% increased data efficiency and faster speeds than a 256-QAM router
5 Gigabit Ports
Connect more wired devices for faster file transfer and uninterrupted connections
High-Performance Antennas
Four (4) external antennas extend strong and reliable WiFi range coverage indoors and out
160MHz Channel Support*
Enjoy greater than 1Gbps WiFi speeds for blazing faster streaming and downloading
More WiFi for More Devices
OFDMA§ allows efficient data transmission at the same time
Additional DFS Channels
Reduce interference from neighboring networks.
Nighthawk® App
Easily set up your router and get more out of your WiFi
One USB 3.0 Port
Faster streaming, backup, and easy access to your stored media
Voice Controlled by Amazon Alexa® & the Google Assistant
Control your NETGEAR WiFi network with simple voice commands
NETGEAR ARMOR™
Advanced cybersecurity for your home network and your connected devices††
NETGEAR Smart Parental Controls™
Easily manage your kids time online across their connected devices§
Latest Security Standard
Supports WPA3 the latest and cutting-edge WiFi security protocol
Guest network access
Separate and secure access for guests
Automatic Firmware Update
Delivers the latest security patches to the router
VPN Support
Securely access your home network & Internet connection from your mobile device remotely

Technical Specifications

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  • Dimensions : 11.65 x 8.11 x 2.25in (295.8 x 206 x 57.2mm)
  • Weight : 1.25lb (566g)
  • WiFi Technology : WiFi 6 (802.11ax) Dual-Band WiFi (AX4200)
  • 2.4GHz AX: 2x2 (Tx/Rx) 1024/256-QAM 20/40MHz, up to 574Mbps
  • 5GHz AX: 3x3 (Tx/Rx) 1024-QAM 20/40/80/160MHz, up to 3603Mbps
  • Backwards compatible with 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi
  • WiFi Speed : AX4200 (574 + 3603Mbps)
  • WiFi Range : Very large homes
  • WiFi Band : Dual-Band 5 GHz + 2.4GHz
  • Beamforming+ : Boosts speed, reliability and range of WiFi connections for 2.4 and 5GHz
  • Ethernet Ports : Five (5) 10/100 Mbps fast Ethernet ports (1 WAN & 4 LAN)
  • Processor : Powerful triple-core 1.5GHz processor
  • USB Ports : One (1) USB 3.0 ports
  • REQUIREMENTS : 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 higher

    • Nighthawk® AX5/5_Stream AX4200 WiFi 6 Router (RAX42)
    • Ethernet cable
    • 4 external antennas
    • Quick start guide
    • Power adapter

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

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    • Footnotes: Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE® 802.11specifications. 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. Up to 4200Mbps wireless speeds achieved when connecting to other 802.11ax 4200Mbps devices.
    • ††NETGEAR Armor requires a paid subscription after the initial 30-day free trial. (No credit card required for the trial). Visit netgear.com/armor
    • *Requires client device that supports 160MHz bandwidth on WiFi.
    • ** When working with 160MHz clients as compared to a 2x2 AC router that does not support 160MHz.
    • §NETGEAR Smart Parental Controls™ Premium requires a paid subscription after the 30-day free trial. (No credit card required for the trial). Visit netgear.com/spc .
    • §§ Requires compatible AX clients with DL-OFDMA and UL-OFDMA support.

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