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  1. Julio Urquidi

    Netgear Introduces Wi-Fi 6 To Its Nighthawk Pro Gaming Family

    The AX5400 Nighthawk XR1000 is the first Wi-Fi 6 Netgear gaming router to be released powered by Netduma’s DumaOS 3.0. The newly updated OS adds networking features like Geo Fencing, Ping Heatmap, Connection Benchmark, Traffic Controller and QoS to the 1.5 GHz triple-core powered router designed...
  2. Shaunobi

    Help with my "Pandemic Family Firewall" solution

    Hi all! I have a medium-sophisticated router setup that helps my kids stay "motivated" to do their schoolwork. (I'm running an AC5300 + Merlin, Diversion, SkyNet, some custom scripts I wrote, etc.) However, I need help setting up our friends with an easier solution to manage their kids' network...
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    What router/mesh for a big house in 2020

    Hello people, I recently got an Asus RT-AC88U on sale. The problem, however, is it's unstable. The stock firmware was unstable, leading that the wireless connection would just disconnect for no reason at all. I live in a big house, however, It's a bit old(but renovated). I game quite a lot...
  4. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: NETGEAR Announces Wi-Fi EasyMesh Based Nighthawk Wi-Fi 6 System

    NETGEAR announced its first Nighthawk Wi-Fi mesh system based on the Wi-Fi Alliance's Wi-Fi EasyMesh technology at CES 2020. The initial offering, the Nighthawk Mesh WiFi 6 System (MK62), includes an MR60 routing unit and MS60 satellite unit, both based on a dual-stream Broadcom platform. The...
  5. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: NETGEAR Announces Nighthawk AX6 6-Stream AX5400 WiFi 6 Router

    The latest addition to NETGEAR’s Wi-Fi 6 Nighthawk family, the Nighthawk AX6 6-Stream AX5400 WiFi 6 Router (RAX50) combines two-stream 2.4 GHz and four-stream 5 GHz Wi-Fi 6 radios to offer a more affordable option. The Nighthawk AX6 delivers maximum wireless link rates of 600 Mbps @ 2.4 GHz and...
  6. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: NETGEAR Combines Wi-Fi 6 And DOCSIS 3.1 In First-Of-Kind-Modem

    A recently announced honoree of the CES 2020 Innovation Award, the AX6000 NETGEAR Nighthawk AX8 Cable Modem Router (CAX80) is the first retail DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem to include Wi-Fi 6 radios. Built for Gigabit+ internet services, the Nighthawk AX8’s modem component will support 1Gbps+ internet...
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    After school Program, do we need a mesh system?

    With kids now each having their own Chromebooks, plus ipads, the number of connected devices has more than tripled this year. Theoretically, we could have 90+ devices but probably never more than 50-60. We currently have two Netgear Nighthawk R6700 with separate IDs. Both are wired, but one...
  8. Wifimessenger

    10 years usage- Airport Extreme finally died-advice

    Hello. I’ve had a wonderful 10 years of use from a 2nd gen Extreme [non-simultaneous .N] and 1 Express (hardwired). I cannot find any 6th gen .ac used Extreme for less than ~$300 from trustworthy sites, I don’t do eBay. House is single story 1300 sq. foot stucco, small back yard (25 feet depth...
  9. Julio Urquidi

    NETGEAR Announces Cybersecurity Wi-Fi Router

    NETGEAR’s Nighthawk RS400 Cybersecurity Wi-Fi Router includes several security features, including anti-virus, anti-malware and data protection for all connected devices. Powered by Bitdefender, the RS400 is designed to protect a small network, protecting devices from malicious attacks and...
  10. Julio Urquidi

    NETGEAR Releases $200 Nighthawk Gaming Router

    Powered by NetDuma’s DumaOS, a dual-core 1 GHz processor, and 128 MB Flash and 512 MB RAM, NETGEAR’s new dual-band Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR300 Wi-Fi Router includes several features catering to improve customers' overall gaming experience. Features designed to minimize lag include a...
  11. Julio Urquidi

    Netgear Armor Security Service Is Now Available

    Originally announced during CES 2018, Netgear Armor Powered by Bitdefender is now available for the Nighthawk AC2300 Smart WiFi router (R7000P) and the Nighthawk AC1900 Smart WiFi Dual Band Gigabit Router (R6900P). Downloadable via a firmware update, Armor was designed to protect and combat...
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    r9000 Bandwidth Management by Client

    Hello. I'm thrilled to find these forums. I own 3 homes where I do home-sharing. Internet access is a key amenity, so reliability and remote management are critical. One of my homes is very large, with up to 24 guests on any given night. I average about 1.5Tb per month download in that...
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    Black Friday - Netgear Router - Which one?

    There are several BF deals for Netgear routers. I have summarized them below: Staples $130. X4S R7800. AC 2600 Costco $150. X6S R7900.AC 3000 Best Buy $160. X6. R8000. AC 3200 Newegg $200. X8 R8500. AC 5300 I am in a medium sized house (1600 Sq Ft). I have 3 Amazon fire sticks/TVs and 2-3...
  14. Julio Urquidi

    Circle And NETGEAR Team Up For Enhanced Parental Control Features

    NETGEAR Orbi Wi-Fi Systems and Nighthawk routers will be getting better parental control features thanks to a partnership with Circle. The integration of the Circle app (for IOS and Android) gives parents additional services they can set or schedule to provide a safe online environment for kids...
  15. Julio Urquidi

    NETGEAR Adds Wall-Plugged Three Radio Extender

    NETGEAR’s EX7500 Nighthawk X4S Tri-Band WiFi Range Extender is a tri-band Wi-Fi extender in wall-plugged format. The new extender is essentially a less expensive version of the EX8000 introduced at the end of August. The EX7500 uses a two stream 5 GHz backhaul radio vs. the EX8000's four...
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    Double NAT Woes

    I am having trouble connecting my Shield 2017 with KODI installed to my NAS (QNAP TS-209 PRO). The problem is a classic one - two routers one home setup! My ISP router (Fiber connection that goes straight into a router type device with 4 ethernet ports) can't go into bridge mode without messing...
  17. Julio Urquidi

    Netgear Introduces Its First DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem Router

    The C7800 Nighthawk X4S DOCSIS 3.1 Ultra-High Speed Cable Modem Router combines a DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem and AC3200 Wi-Fi router. The DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem supports two upstream and two downstream OFDM channels and 32x8 channel bonding for DOCSIS 3.0 speed tiers to provision the Gigabit...
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    Lacie NetworkspaceMax LAN problem

    Hi all, I try to ask you because I did a lot of checks but solution seems not be so easy. I summarize the scenario: 1) Network configuration: ADSL Router --> Netgear R7000 Router (1GBit/s LAN) --> NetworkSpaceMAX NAS (1 GBit LAN). Transfer rate from wi-fi very good with NAS. 2) 1 week ago NAS...
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    Nighthawk / ASUS??

    I am debating between the Nighthawk X4S, X6, or X8. Want to know what your opinions are based on these routers. Also open to ASUS routers, if anyone wants to mention ASUS routers. 1. Currently live in 1 bedroom apartment with 15 devices. 2. Gaming is a big factor - Computer gaming, phone...
  20. Julio Urquidi

    Netgear Releases New Nighthawk Router With MU-MIMO

    The AC2300 Nighthawk R7000P is a 3x3 Broadcom-based version of NETGEAR’s classic Nighthawk R7000, supporting MU-MIMO and maximum link rates of 1625 Mbps at 5 GHz and 600 Mbps at 2.4 GHz. Running off a 1 GHz dual-core processor, the R7000P wireless router also includes five GbE ports (four LAN...
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