Nighthawk® AX12 12-Stream WiFi 6 Router (RAX120)

Nighthawk® AX12 12-Stream AX6000 WiFi 6 Router with NETGEAR Armor (RAX120)

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Features:
  • NETGEAR Armor - Advanced cyber threat protection for your home and your connected devices*
  • 5X Better Performance than an AC Router — 12 Stream WiFi with up to 1200+4800 Mbps for ultra-fast wireless speeds.**
  • More WiFi for More Devices — OFDMA allows efficient data transmission for up to 8 devices at the same time. §
  • Up to 8 Simultaneous WiFi Streams — 8-stream MU-MIMO enables up to four (4) 2x2 devices to stream content at the same time.
  • Maximized Range — Eight (8) antennas extend wireless range coverage indoors and out.
  • AX Optimized Powerful Processor — 64bit 2.2GHz Quad-core processor ensures smooth 4K UHD streaming & gaming.
  • Multi-Gig Ethernet Port 5G/2.5G/1G — 5 times the wired speed of a typical Gigabit Ethernet port.
  • WPA3 Certified — Stronger WiFi password protection with WiFi Certified WPA3
  • Smart Connect  — Intelligently selects the fastest WiFi band for every device connection. One WiFi name for the entire home.
  • Nighthawk App — Easily set up your router and get more out of your WiFi. Includes remote access to manage your network away from home.
  • Supports all current WiFi devices — Backward compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac client devices.
  • Amazon Alexa & the Google Assistant — Control your NETGEAR WiFi network with simple voice commands.
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Nighthawk® Tri-band AX12 12-Stream WiFi 6 Router - AX11000 (RAX200)

WiFi Range

  • Large to very large homes

WiFi Band

  • Tri-band WiFi

BEAMFORMING

  • Beamforming+ — Boosts speed, reliability and range of WiFi connections for 2.4 and 5GHz

NUMBER OF ETHERNET PORTS

  • Five (5) 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports + One (1) 2.5G/1Gbps Multi-Gig port

NUMBER OF USB PORTS

  • Two (2) USB 3.0 ports
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Nighthawk® AX12 12-Stream WiFi 6 Router (RAX120)

WiFi Range

  • WiFi coverage for very large homes

WiFi Band

  • Simultaneous dual band 2.4 & 5GHz

BEAMFORMING

  • Beamforming+ — Boosts speed, reliability and range of WiFi connections for 2.4 and 5GHz

NUMBER OF ETHERNET PORTS

  • Five (5) 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports + one (1) 2.5G/1Gbps multi-Gig port (configurable)

NUMBER OF USB PORTS

  • Two (2) USB 3.0 ports
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Nighthawk® AX8 8-Stream WiFi 6 Router (RAX80)

WiFi Range

  • Very large homes

WiFi Band

  • Simultaneous dual band 2.4 & 5GHz

BEAMFORMING

  • Beamforming+ — Boosts speed, reliability and range of WiFi Connections for 2.4 and 5GHz

NUMBER OF ETHERNET PORTS

  • Six (6) 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports (1 WAN & 5 LAN)

NUMBER OF USB PORTS

  • Two (2) USB 3.0 ports
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6-Stream AX5400 WiFi 6 Router (RAX50)

WiFi Range

  • Medium to large homes

WiFi Band

  • Simultaneous dual band 2.4 & 5GHz

BEAMFORMING

  • Beamforming+ — Boosts speed, reliability and range of WiFi Connections for 2.4 and 5GHz

NUMBER OF ETHERNET PORTS

  • Five (5) 10/100/1000 Mpbs Gigabit Ethernet ports (1 WAN & 4 LAN)

NUMBER OF USB PORTS

  • One (1) USB 3.0 port
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12-STREAM WIFI: IMPROVED EFFICIENCY, REDUCED LATENCY

Twelve WiFi streams enable the router to send and receive more data from devices. More spatial streams means more available bandwidth and less congestion for all devices in a WiFi network. Maintain fast and reliable wireless connections throughout your home, even when multiple devices are simultaneously streaming high-definition content.

WIFI 6 TECHNOLOGY

Latest WiFi 6 technology helps deliver the fastest speeds to all your connected devices of today and tomorrow with 4X more capacity, and is 100% backwards compatible.

NEW MULTI-GIGABIT WIRED SPEEDS

The multi-gigabit Ethernet port on AX12 gives you five times faster speeds than a typical Gigabit port.

NO INTERRUPTIONS

A 64bit 2.2GHz quad-core processor makes for a smoother, stronger, and more reliable 4K UHD streaming and gaming experience.

IMPROVED CAPACITY FOR SMART HOME AUTOMATION

Your WiFi should keep up with you, even while your family is using multiple devices to upload videos, browse the web, send text messages, and more. Experience increased network capacity and efficiency as a result of smarter traffic scheduling that manages high-bandwidth activities across all your connected smart home devices.

NIGHTHAWK APP

Setup and control your home WiFi from the palm of your hand.

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  • REMOTE MANAGEMENT — Easily monitor your home network anytime, anywhere.
  • INTERNET SPEED TEST — Check the broadband speeds from your service provider.
  • GUEST NETWORK — Set up separate WiFi access for guests.
  • QUICK SETUP — Get connected in just minutes.

Cybersecurity for your Home

NETGEAR Armor protects your connected home from Internet threats. Armor’s multi-layered cybersecurity is built into your WiFi router to protect your smart devices, smartphones, and computers. NETGEAR Armor includes Bitdefender’s® award-winning anti-virus, anti-malware, and data protection for an unlimited number of devices.

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IDEAL USES

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    Reliable Smart Home Connectivity

    Support for simultaneous dual-band is ideal for connecting multiple IoT devices. Your WiFi stays strong and reliable for everything from sensor-based, low-bandwidth activity to high-bandwidth video streaming.

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    Smoother UHD 4K/8K Streaming

    Watch ultra HD 4K/8K videos on your smart TV while others game online and upload pictures from their smartphones. Streaming on Netflix and YouTube has never been smoother.

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    Faster and Farther Coverage

    Whether your family is gaming in the basement or streaming videos by the pool, everyone can enjoy ultra-fast wireless speeds, indoors and out. 8 high-performance antennas provide stronger and more reliable whole home coverage.

TECH SPECS

  • WiFi Technology
    • 802.11ax Dual-Band WiFi (AX6000)
    • 2.4GHz AX: 4x4 (Tx/Rx) 1024 QAM 20/40MHz, up to 1.2Gbps
    • 5GHz AX: 8x8 (Tx/Rx) 1024-QAM 20/40/80/160MHz, up to 4.8Gbps
    • Backwards compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WiFi
  • WiFi Performance
    • AX6000 WiFi
  • WiFi Range
    • WiFi coverage for very large homes
    • Eight (8) concealed antennas pre-optimized for best WiFi performance
  • WiFi Band
    • Simultaneous dual band 2.4 & 5GHz
  • Beamforming
    • Beamforming+ — Boosts speed, reliability and range of WiFi connections for 2.4 and 5GHz
  • Number of Ethernet Ports
    • Five (5) 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports + one (1) 5G/2.5G/1Gbps Multi-Gig port (configurable)
    • 1 WAN & 4 LAN
    • Dual Gigabit Ethernet Port Aggregation
    • 5G/2.5G/1G Multi-Gig Ethernet LAN port
  • Number of USB Ports
    • Two (2) USB 3.0 ports
  • Processor
    • AX optimized powerful 64-bit Quad-core 2.2GHz processor ensures smooth 4K/8K UHD streaming & gaming – ideal for Gigabit internet speeds
  • Speed
    • 1200+4800 Mbps with 12-stream connectivity**
    • Powerful 2.2GHz processor boosts wireless, wired & WAN-to-LAN performance
    • 1024-QAM provides 25% increased data efficiency and faster speeds than 256-QAM router
    • 8x8 MU-MIMO allows simultaneous streaming to multiple devices
    • Multi-gig 5G/2.5G/1G Ethernet port delivers 5 times the wired speed of typical Gigabit Ethernet port
  • WiFi Capacity
    • OFDMA gives you more WiFi for more devices by allowing efficient data transmission at the same time§
    • 8-stream MU-MIMO enables up to four (4) 2x2 devices to stream content at the same time
  • Sharing
    • Two superspeed USB 3.0 ports up to 10x faster than USB 2.0
    • ReadySHARE® Vault for automatic PC backup to a USB hard drive connected to the router
    • ReadySHARE® USB access — Wirelessly access & share USB hard drive via two (2) USB ports
    • ReadyCLOUD® USB access for personal and secure cloud access to USB storage anytime, anywhere
  • Ease of Use
    • Smart Connect intelligently selects fastest WiFi band for every device connection. One WiFi name for the entire home
    • Nighthawk App for easy router setup and more, including remote management of network when away from home
    • AX WiFi supports all current WiFi devices and is backward compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac client devices
    • Control NETGEAR network with simple voice commands using Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant
  • Security
    • NETGEAR Armor - Advanced cyber threat protection for your home and your connected devices
    • Stronger WiFi password protection with WiFi Certified WPA3
    • VPN client support for network identity protection and prevention of DDoS attacks
    • Securely access home network & internet connection from mobile devices with VPN support on PC, Mac, and iOS and Android devices with OpenVPN Connect app
    • Separate & secure access for guests
    • Automatic firmware updates deliver latest security patches to the router
  • Physical Specifications
    • Dimensions: 12.2 x 7.48 x 1.77in (310 x 190 x 45mm)
    • Weight: 3lbs (1364g)
  • Product Diagram
  • Package Contents
    • Nighthawk AX12/12-stream AX6000 WiFi Router
    • Ethernet cable
    • Quick start guide
    • Power adapter
  • System 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
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 Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE 802.11 specifications. Actual data throughput and wireless coverage will vary and may be lowered by network and environmental conditions, including network traffic volume and building construction. NETGEAR makes no representations or warranties about this product’s compatibility with future standards.
* NETGEAR Armor requires a paid subscription after the initial introductory period 
 MU-MIMO capability requires both router and client device to support MU-MIMO.
§ Requires compatible WiFi 6 (AX) clients
|| Multi-Gig Internet speeds require compatible service plans and equipment.

Warranty

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

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