Netgear Nighthawk X10


Netgear Inc. known as NetGear, is a multinational computer networking company founded on 8th of January 1996, with its headquarters in San Jose, California. The company also has offices in more than 25 countries worldwide. The Netgear products include wired and wireless devices for broadband access and network connectivity, both standard and custom designs.


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Packaging and accessories

The router is packaged in a two-part box with a reflective coating added over the cardboard.
The front side is covered by a front image of the router with the main features presented below. The upper part has the full name of the router, the name of the product series and the model number of the Nighthawk X10 R9000.


The backside of the box features a full color diagram of the router with all of the main features presented in six different languages. Each function is presented using a dedicated image and it is being identified on the router diagram.



The product comes with the following accessories:
– 1x AC Power socket
– 1x Ethernet cable
– 1x Driver CD
– 3x Quick start guide



Model: R9000
Processor: Quad-core processor at 1.7GHz
Dimensions: 224 x 168 x 74 mm
Weight: 1865 g / 1.8Kg
Operating System: NetGear Genie
Memory: 512MB NAND flash and 1GB DDR3 SDRAM
Antenna Type: 4x Enhanced dual-band Active antennas
LAN Port: 6x Gigabit (RJ-45)
WAN Port: 1x Gigabit (RJ-45)
External Ports: 2x USB 3.0
Power Consumption: Idle: 5.21 W
WiFi Technology: 802.11ac plus 802.11ad
Simultaneous tri-band Wi-Fi:
– Band 1: 800 Mbps @2.4GHz – 256QAM
– Band 2: 1733 Mbps @5GHz – 256QAM
– Band 3: 4600 Mbps @60GHz – SC
Parental Control Support: Yes
Number of Devices connected: 20+
Mobile Apps: NETGEAR Nighthawk App
– Customized free URL to set up personal FTP server
– VPN support—secure remote access
– Guest network access—separate & secure
– WiFi Protected Access® (WPA/WPA2—PSK)
– Double firewall protection (SPI and NAT)
– Denial-of-service (DoS) attack prevention
Cooling: 1x Fan


– 802.11ac Quad-Stream Wave2 WiFi with MU-MIMO—Delivers WiFi to multiple devices simultaneously
– 60 GHz 802.11ad WiFi—Fastest WiFi interface up to 4.6Gbps† for ultra-high-speed downloads and backup§
– Plex Media Server—All your movie, TV show, music, and photo collections, on the devices you love
– Powerful 1.7GHz quad-core processor—Boosts performance for gaming and streaming
– Dynamic QoS—Prioritizes bandwidth by application and device
– Four enhanced dual-band Active antennas with high powered amplifiers—Maximizes range and throughput
– Amazon Drive backup— Automatically and securely backup all or part of your USB data to Amazon Drive
– Six gigabit Ethernet LAN ports and 10G LAN SFP+ port—Offers rich wired connectivity options, aggregate two ports for faster file transfer
– Nighthawk App – Easily set up your router and get more out of your WiFi.
– NEW: Compatible with Amazon Echo®/Alexa™ – Control your home network using voice commands
– Open source software available

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