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NETGEAR Secure every victory with the purpose-built pro gaming router that improves latency by 84%. XR500 XR500-100EUS XR500-100EUS

Nighthawk Pro Gaming (XR500) armor

AC2600 Gaming Router with 4 Ethernet Ports and Wireless speeds up to 2.6 Gbpsarmor

Secure every victory with the purpose-built pro gaming router that improves latency by 84%.

Nighthawk Pro Gaming (XR500)

AC2600 Gaming Router with 4 Ethernet Ports and Wireless speeds up to 2.6 Gbpsarmor

Secure every victory with the purpose-built pro gaming router that improves latency by 84%.

BUILT FOR LIVE STREAMERS & THE CLOUD

Optimise and allocate your bandwidth for your live streaming and cloud gaming needs with DumaOS gaming software

IMMERSIVE GAMING EXPERIENCE

Take your gaming experience into your own hands with all the latest tools designed to help you only play on the highest performing gamer servers, while filtering out the rest

BEST-IN-CLASS SECURITY

Game, browse, & stream without compromising on security

READYSHARE VAULT

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

VPN SUPPORT

Secure access to your home network when away from home

BEAMFORMING

Boosts speed, reliability, and range of WiFi connections for 2.4 & 5GHz

GEOFENCING

Distance is the main reason you lag. Get the best connection for your game by drawing boundaries to block out-of-range servers

APPLICATION QOS

Determine priorities for genres of traffic across all your devices and specify allocations based on the application

PING HEATMAP

Ping Heatmap maps your favorite game servers, visualises your connection quality to each server in the world. You choose which server to connect to giving you the advantage

CONNECTION BENCHMARK

A pure test of your internet line, measuring all the key metrics you care about with extreme accuracy. This lets you determine the quality of your internet line

Technical Specifications

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  • Nighthawk Pro Gaming (XR500) : Dimensions 7.20 x 11.22 x 2.44 in (183 x 285 x 62 mm), Weight 1.58lb (719g)
  • Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR500 (AC2600) : 800Mbps @2.4GHz—256QAM support +1733Mbps @5GHz 11ac†
  • DumaOS Gaming Software : Gaming software features: Geo-fencing, Application QoS, Congestion Control, Ping Heatmap, Ping Assist and more
  • Dual Band : Simultaneous Dual Band WiFi - Tx/Rx 4x4 (2.4GHz)+ 4x4 (5GHz), 4x4 11ac 80MHz + 2x2-160/80+80MHz
  • Beamforming : Implicit & Explicit Beamforming
  • Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO) Support : Yes
  • Ports : Five (5) 10/100/1000 Mbps—(1 WAN & 4 LAN) Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • Processor : Powerful 1.0 GHz Dual-Core processor
  • Memory : 256MB flash and 512MB RAM
  • IPv6 Support (Internet Protocol Version 6) : Yes
  • Antennas : Four (4) high-performance external antennas
  • LEDs : On/off LED lights option
  • 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
  • XR300 Nighthawk® Pro Gaming Router (XR300)
  • Ethernet cable
  • Quick start guide
  • Power adapter
  • Warranty : www.netgear.com/warranty/
  • www.netgear.com.au/warranty
  • Visit prosupport.netgear.com/home to extend your warranty & technical support
  • Support : Visit prosupport.netgear.com/home to extend your warranty & technical support
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