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      Netgear Nighthawk X8 Tri-Band Wi-Fi Router

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      The Nighthawk X8 AC5300 Smart Wi-Fi Router is the next wave in Wi-Fi. With Tri-Band Quad Stream performance, X8 delivers combined wireless speeds of up to 5.3 Gbps and amplifies range using 4 internal and 4 external antennae.

      Nighthawk X8 logo.

      The Next Wave in Wi-Fi

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priorities and the X8.

      Prioritise Your Wi-Fi

      Using Dynamic Quality of Service, Nighthawk X8 resolves internet traffic congestion by prioritizing your activities. Love to game online or stream video? X8 will automatically allocate bandwidth to those high-performance tasks while still allowing lower priority applications to run smoothly.

      Diagram showing Wi-Fi amplifiers 

and mobile devices with the X8.

      Better Wi-Fi for Mobile

      Wi-Fi signals from routers are better than ever, but the same can't be said for mobile devices. Netgear's X8 solves this by placing Wi-Fi amplifiers on top of its antennae. This boosts Wi-Fi performance to receive cleaner and stronger signals from your mobile devices.

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      Simultaneous Streaming

      Nighthawk X8 uses Multi-user MIMO technology to stream, data to multiple devices simultaneously. With MU-MIMO, your Wi-Fi network can deliver faster speeds to your devices for quicker downloads and smoother streaming.

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storage works with the X8.

      Personal Cloud Storage

      Store and backup your personal files on your own Cloud Storage with Nighthawk X8. Simply plug your USB external hard drive into a Nighthawk X8 to create secure personal cloud storage. No fees, storage limitations or privacy concerns – just anywhere access to your files!

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      What's In The Box?

      • 1 x Nighthawk X8 AC5300 Router (R8500)
      • 1 x Ethernet cable
      • 1 x Quick install guide
      • 1 x Power adapter


      Barcode (GTIN) 606449109450
      Categories Accessories
      Brand Netgear
      Model R8500-100AUS
      Device Type Wireless
      No. Ethernet Ports 7
      LED's Ethernet, Internet, Power, USB, Wireless (Wi-Fi)
      Device Buttons Push N Connect, Wireless
      Configuration Options Firewall Protection, Live Parental Controls
      Security Protocol WPA, WPA2
      Wireless Standards IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
      Frequency Band (GHz) 2.4, 5
      Antenna Qty 8
      Antenna Type External, Internal
      Connectivity Ethernet, USB 2.0, USB 3.0, Wireless
      Weight (kg) 1.6800
      Product Height (cm) 6.1
      Product Width (cm) 31.6
      Product Depth (cm) 26.4
      Manufacturers Express Warranty (months) 24

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