NETGEAR Nighthawk EAX80 WiFi 6 Mesh Range Extender


  • Gigabit Internet speeds throughout the home*
  • 4X Better Performance than a Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) Extender—8 Stream WiFi with up to 1.2+4.8 Gbps for ultra-fast wireless speeds**
  • More WiFi for More Devices— OFDMA allows efficient data transmission up to 8 devices at the same time. Uplink OFDMA improves scheduling during high volumes of upload traffic.§
  • Up to 4 Simultaneous WiFi Streams—4-stream MU-MIMO enables up to four (4) 1×1 devices to stream content at the same time
  • 160MHz Channel Support***—Gigabit speeds for compatible mobile devices & laptops
  • Powerful Processor—64bit 1.8GHz dual-core processor ensures smooth 4K UHD streaming & gaming
Netgear nighthawk eax80 range extender

Easily Create a Mesh WiFi 6 System with your Existing Router

Expand coverage of your Existing Router using your current WiFi name and password. This unique desktop design has four powerful internal antennas that extend WiFi signals to where your router WiFi cannot reach. Nighthawk AX8 Mesh Extender is backward compatible with previous WiFi generations (11b/g/n/a/ac) and will work with all your existing internet-connected devices.

Ultimate Speed and Range without Bandwidth Drop

Your upgraded WiFi experience will deliver smooth streaming of ultra HD content on your new smart TV, music for your WiFi connected speakers, and fast online game play throughout your home.

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No More Switching WiFi Network Names

Nighthawk AX8 Extender creates a seamless network throughout your home by using the same WiFi network name (SSID) as your router. Your WiFi devices like the smartphones and laptops will remain connected to the same network name without disconnect and reconnect as you move around your house and yard.

Seamless Coverage for Your Mobile Devices

Smart Roaming intelligently connects your mobile devices to the optimal WiFi for 4K streaming, surfing and more. Now you can enjoy uninterrupted streaming on YouTube or Netflix, even as you move around the house.

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Smart Roaming is designed for devices that support the 802.11k standard.


A desktop extender like EAX80 is a great choice if you need more Ethernet ports to connect more network-ready wired devices and USB storage options. Use the extender’s four (4) Gigabit Ethernet ports to connect wired devices like Smart TVs and game consoles.


Nighthawk Router + Nighthawk Mesh Extender

Love your Nighthawk router? Now you can easily build your own powerful Nighthawk Mesh network.

Enjoy all the advanced router features that a Nighthawk has to offer and easily build your own powerful WiFi Mesh System. The Nighthawk AX8 is compatible with any WiFi router but delivers best mesh performance with the Nighthawk® WiFi 6 routers.

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Ideal Uses

Reliable Smart Home Connectivity

Wi-Fi 6 features simultaneous dual band support, making it ideal for multiple IoT devices in our connected homes. Your WiFi will stay strong and reliable, even with more WiFi devices…   

Smoother UHD 4K/8K Streaming

Watch ultra-HD 4K/8K videos on your smart TV while your family games online and uploads pictures from their smartphones. Streaming from Netflix or YouTube has never been so smooth.

Faster and Farther Coverage

WiFi has never been faster or reached farther. So whether your family is gaming in the basement or streaming videos by the pool, everyone enjoys ultra-fast wireless speeds, indoors a…   

Technical Specifications

    • 802.11ax
    • AX6000
    • Band 1: 1.2Gbps @2.4GHz – 1024QAM
    • Band 2: 4.8Gbps @5GHz – 1024QAM
    • Four (4) 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports with auto-sensing technology
    • One (1) USB 3.0 port
    • Standards-based WiFi Security (802.11i, 128-bit AES encryption with PSK) and WEP Standards
    • Nighthawk App—Easily set up your extender and get more out of your WiFi
    • Wi-Fi 6 Supports All Current WiFi Devices—Backward compatible with Wi-Fi 5, Wi-Fi 4 and earlier generation WiFi devices
    • Push & Connect using WPS
    • Power on/off button
    • Dimensions: 10 x 7.75 x 4.2 in (279 x 197 x 106mm)
    • Weight: 1.9lb (0.86kg)
    • IEEE® 802.11 b/g/n/ax 2.4GHz
    • IEEE® 802.11 a/n/ac/ax 5GHz
    • IEEE® 802.11 k
    • Four (4) 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports with auto-sensing technology
    • One (1) USB 3.0 port
    • 2.4 and/or 5GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax WiFi router or gateway
    • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 8.0, Firefox® 20 or Safari® 5.1 or Google Chrome® 25.0 browsers or higher



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