Nighthawk AX12 12-Stream Wi-Fi 6 Router
Nighthawk® AX12 12-Stream AX6000 WiFi Router supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) – the latest WiFi standard with four times increased data capacities to handle today and tomorrow’s growing home network. Blazing-fast combined WiFi speeds up to 6Gbps and an AX optimized 64bit 2.2GHz quad-core processor powers smart home applications, ultra-smooth 4K UHD streaming, online gaming, and more. AX WiFi features Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) that dramatically increases network capacity as compared to today’s WiFi and reduces latency for a better WiFi experience making it ideal for a household with many WiFi devices. Plus, eight high-performance antennas amplify WiFi signals for maximized range and reliable coverage. Nighthawk AX12 is also NETGEAR’s first home router with a 5Gig port.
- 4X 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 up to 8 devices at the same time.§
- Up to 8 Simultaneous WiFi Streams—8-stream MU-MIMO‡ enables up to four (4) 2×2 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.
- Supports WPA3 – The latest WiFi security protocol that offers stronger encryptions, password protection and added security benefits to your home network.
- 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.
- WIFI TECHNOLOGY
- 802.11ax Dual Band WiFi (AX6000)
- 2.4GHz AX: 4×4 (Tx/Rx) 1024 QAM 20/40MHz, up to 1.2Gbps
- 5GHz AX: 8×8 (Tx/Rx) 1024 QAM 20/40/80/80+80MHz, up to 4.8Gbps
- Backwards compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WiFi
- WIFI PERFORMANCE
- AX6000 WiFi
- WIFI RANGE
- Very large homes
- WIFI BAND
- Simultaneous dual band 2.4 & 5GHz
- 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
- 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
- AX Optimized powerful 64bit quad-core 2.2GHz processor
- KEY FEATURES
- Powerful Wi-Fi 6 router with the next-gen AX WiFi – The New Standard of WiFi
- 12-Stream WiFi – Faster and more reliable network speeds to every connected device
- OFDMA —Improved capacity and efﬁciency
- 1024-QAM—25% data efﬁciency and faster speeds than a 256-QAM router
- Latest WiFi Protected Access® (WPA3)
- Guest network access—separate & secure
- VPN Support—Secure access to your home network away from home
- Automatic ﬁrmware update delivers latest security patches to the router
- PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS
- Dimensions: 12.2 x 2.75 x 1.22 in (310 x 70 x 28.50 mm)
- Weight: 3 lbs (1364g)
- 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
- Nighthawk AX12/12-stream AX6000 WiFi Router
- Ethernet cable
- Quick start guide
- Power adapter