Netgear Nighthawk Tri-band Axe11000 Wifi6e Router

With new WiFi 6E technology, you can enjoy ultra-fast speeds, smooth streaming, and lower latency for 4K/8K streaming, AR/VR gaming, and video conferencing. Get combined speeds of up to 10.8Gbps and a powerful 1.8GHz quad-core processor that delivers fast and reliable connections for up to 60 devices across 2,500 sq. ft.

AXE500 Key Features

  • Up to 10.8 Gbps WiFi speeds
  • New 6GHz WiFi band
  • Multi-Gig internet speeds of up to 2.5Gbps
  • 5 Gigabit ports, 2 USB 3.0 ports
  • Quad-core 1.8GHz processor
  • NETGEAR Armor advanced security

Immerse Yourself in Brilliance

Get clearer 4K/8K video, crisper audio, and smoother streaming – all simultaneously across your entire home.

NETGEAR Armor Cybersecurity

One subscription protects an unlimited number of connected devices from online threats, at home and on the go.

Nighthawk App 

With the Nighthawk app, setup takes just minutes, and you can control your network from the palm of your hand.



  • New 6GHz WiFi band**: Enjoy faster speed and less congestion with up to 200% more available spectrum than dual band WiFi alone
  • Up to 10.8Gbps† WiFi Speeds: 1.2 + 4.8 + 4.8Gbps with 12-stream connectivity
  • 12 Streams Tri-Band WiFi: 12 WiFi streams means more available bandwidth and less congestion for all devices on WiFi
  • AXE-Optimized 1.8GHz Quad-Core Processor: Powerful 1.8GHz processor ensures fast and smooth 4K/8K UHD streaming, AR/VR gaming, and video-conferencing
  • Ultra-Low Latency: Very few devices on the new 6GHz band means lower latency for gaming and real-time traffic
  • Multi-Gig 2.5G Ethernet Port: Faster connections with 2.5X the wired speed of a typical Gigabit Ethernet port
  • MU-MIMO: Go faster by simultaneously streaming to multiple devices


  • Nighthawk App: Easily set up your router and get more out of your WiFi
  • Smart Connect: Intelligently selects the fastest WiFi band for every device connection
  • Two USB 3.0 Ports: Faster streaming, backup and easy access to your stored media
  • Voice Controlled by Amazon Alexa® & the Google Assistant: Control your NETGEAR WiFi network with simple voice commands


  • NETGEAR ARMOR™: Advanced cybersecurity for your home network and your connected devices††
  • Latest Security Standard: Supports WPA3 the latest and cutting-edge WiFi security protocol
  • Guest network access: Separate and secure access for guests
  • Automatic Firmware Update: Delivers the latest security patches to the router
  • VPN Support: Securely access your home network & Internet connection from your mobile device remotely



  • WiFi Technology : WiFi 6E (IEEE® 802.11ax) Tri-Band WiFi (AXE11000)
  • 2.4GHz AX: 4×4 (Tx/Rx) 1024/256-QAM 20/40MHz, up to 1.2Gbps
  • 5GHz AX: 4×4 (Tx/Rx) 1024/256-QAM 20/40/80/160MHz, up to 4.8Gbps
  • New 6GHz AX: 4×4 (Tx/Rx) 1024/256- QAM 20/40/80/160MHz, up to 4.8Gbps
  • Backwards compatible with IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi
  • Supports new WiFi 6E devices on 6GHz WiFi band
  • WiFi Speed : AXE1000 (1.2+4.8+4.8Gbps)
  • WiFi Range : Very large homes
  • WiFi Band : Tri-Band 6GHz + 5 GHz + 2.4GHz
  • Beamforming : Improve range and performance for 2.4GHz, 5GHz & 6GHz devices
  • Ethernet Ports : Five (5) 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports (1 WAN & 4 LAN) + one (1) 2.5G/1Gbps Multi-Gig port (configurable)
  • Processor : Powerful quad-core 1.8GHz processor
  • USB Ports : Two (2) USB 3.0 ports
  • Security : NETGEAR Armor™: Advanced cyber threat protection for home network and your connected devices††
  • Guest network access: separate & secure
  • Automatic firmware update delivers latest security patches to the router
  • Supports WPA3, the latest and cutting-edge WiFi security protocol
  • Standards-based WiFi Security (802.11i,128-bit AES encryption with PSK)
  • VPN Support: Secure access to your home network away from home


  • Dimensions : 11.7 x 3.07 x 8.3 in (298 x 78 x 211 mm)
  • Weight : 3.2 lb (1.45 kg)


  • Nighthawk® AXE11000 Tri-Band WiFi 6E Router (RAXE500)
  • Ethernet cable
  • Quick start guide
  • Power adapter


  • 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


  • This product is backed by a NETGEAR limited 1-year Hardware Warranty
  • WARRANTY : Find troubleshooting tips to diagnose product issues in our knowledge base
  • SUPPORT : Extend your warranty & technical support within 90 days of product purchase [US only].
  • Support

Footnotes : 

 Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE 802.11specifications. Actual data throughput and wireless coverage will vary and be lowered by network and environmental conditions, including network traffic volume, device limitations, and building construction. NETGEAR makes no representations or warranties about this product’s compatibility with future standards. Up to 10.8Gbps wireless speeds achieved when connecting to other 802.11ax 10.8Gbps devices.

6GHz band is limited to indoor range.

** Clients must support 6GHz band (WiFi 6E).

††NETGEAR Armor requires a paid subscription after the initial introductory period.

 MU-MIMO capability requires both router and client device to support MU-MIMO.

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