AC1200

Smart WiFi Router

802.11ac Dual Band Gigabit

Smart Homes Demand A Smarter Network

The future of WiFi home networking is now. All of your current and future connected devices will benefit from 3x faster speed and more reliable streaming. AC WiFi is perfect for your mobile phones and tablets. This advanced technology is incredibly easy to install with the NETGEAR genie® for total network control.

Model: R6200
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  • AC1200 WiFi—300+867 Mbps speeds
  • Wireless coverage for large homes
  • Ideal for homes with 8 or more WiFi devices
  • NETGEAR genie® App—Enjoy more of your connected home

Speed

Everything you need for a fast, fast, fast connected home. Next generation 11ac WiFi with dual band technology provides whole home coverage with Gigabit wired connections.

  • AC1200 WiFi—Up to 300+867 Mbps speeds

  • Gigabit wired—Ideal for HD gaming & video

WiFi Range

Got range? Homes come in all shapes and sizes and R6200 Smart WiFi Router provides WiFi coverage no matter where you connect in your home.

  • Range—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

  • Beamforming+—Boosts speed, reliability & range of WiFi connections

Sharing

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

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

  • ReadySHARE® USB access—Wirelessly access & share USB hard drives via one (1) USB 3.0 port

  • One superspeed USB 3.0 port—Up to 10x faster than USB 2.0

  • ReadySHARE Printer—Wirelessly access & share a USB printer

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

  • NETGEAR genie® App—Personal dashboard to monitor, control & repair your home network

  • Push ‘N’ Connect—Easy push button WiFi connections (WPS)

  • WiFi & power on/off—Convenient power savings

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—Web filtering for all your connected devices

  • Guest network access—Separate & secure access for guests

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

USB 3.0 and single core 800 MHz processor are features on the R6200v2 hardware only

Product Number
R6200
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WiFi Technology
  • 802.11ac Dual Band Gigabit
Speed and Range
WiFi Performance
  • AC1200 WiFi (300 Mbps + 867 Mbps)†
WiFi Range
  • Large homes
Beamforming
  • Beamforming+—Smart, signal-focusing technology boosts the speed,reliability, &range of your WiFi connections
WiFi Band
  • Simultaneous dual band 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz
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 3.0 port
Key Features
  • Beamforming+—Faster, more reliable connections
  • 800 MHz processor delivers high-performance connectivity
  • USB 3.0 port††—Up to 10x faster USB hard drive access
  • Connectivity for dual band WiFi devices like iPad® /iPhone5®
  • NETGEAR genie® App—Personal dashboard to monitor, control and repair your home network
Security
  • Wi-Fi Protected Access® (WPA/WPA2—PSK) and WEP
  • Double firewall protection (SPI and NAT firewall)
  • Denial-of-service (DoS) attack prevention
Processor
  • 800MHz processor
Memory
  • 64 MB flash and 256 MB RAM
Physical Specifications
  • Dimensions: 7.5 x 7.79 x 2.55 in (191 x 198.5 x 65 mm)
  • Weight: 0.94 lb (430 g)
Product Diagram
Package Contents
  • R6200v2 Smart WiFi Router
  • Ethernet cable
  • Quick install guide
  • Power adapter
Standards
  • One (1) USB 3.0 port
  • IEEE® 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz
  • IEEE 802.11 a/n/ac 5.0 GHz
  • Five (5) 10/100/1000 (1 WAN and 4 LAN) Gigabit Ethernet ports with auto-sensing technology
System Requirements
  • Microsoft® Windows 8, 7, Vista®, XP®, 2000, Mac OS®, UNIX®, or Linux®
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 5.0, 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 450 Mbps adapter like Centrino® 6300/5300, or 802.11ac adapter like NETGEAR A6200 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 traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate and wireless coverage. Up to 867 Mbps wireless speeds achieved on AC1200 when connecting to other 867 Mbps devices. NETGEAR makes no express or implied representations or warranties about this product’s compatibility with any future standards.

††USB 3.0 available on R6200v2 and R6300v2 products.

USB 3.0 and single-core 800 MHz processor are features on the R6200v2 hardware only

NETGEAR Warranty

  • This product is backed by a NETGEAR limited 2-year Hardware Warranty.

    24/7 basic technical support provided for 90 days from purchase date, when purchased from a NETGEAR authorized reseller.

Network Control … At Your Fingertips

With the new look-and-feel and ease-of-use of NETGEAR genie, managing your router is fun. NETGEAR genie now supports a single sign-on (SSO) feature that allows you to use one set of login credentials for all of your NETGEAR accounts. Easily monitor, connect, and control your home network from a tablet or smartphone. With NETGEAR genie you can share and stream music or videos, diagnose and repair network issues, set up parental controls and more. Download NETGEAR genie based on your device.

NETGEAR genie with remote access

When you enable the remote access feature, you can access your network through NETGEAR genie even when away from home. With genie remote features, all you need is your tablet or smartphone to diagnose and repair network issues, provide guest access, look at the network map, and even reboot your router.

See how to enable this feature and if your device supports.

NEW FEATURE - Control your NETGEAR WiFi network with simple voice commands by using Amazon Alexa and the NETGEAR Skill.

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NETGEAR genie allows you to easily monitor, connect & control your home network.

  • Network Map—Allow or block access to your network using real-time map of connected devices
  • Traffic Meter—Track your Internet data usage
  • MyMedia®—Find & play media files in your network
  • EZ Mobile Connect—Scan QR code to connect to your home network
  • Parental Controls—Easy way to set online boundaries
  • For iPhone®, iPad®, and Android® devices