Netgear R8500 Nighthawk X8 AC5300 MU-MIMO Tri-Band WiFi Router

MPN: R8500-100AUS

AC5300 (1000 + 2166 + 2166 Mbps)
Simultaneous Tri-Band WiFi
Tx/Rx 4x4 (2.4GHz) + 4x4 (5GHz) + 4x4 (5GHz)
7x 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports (1 WAN & 6 LAN)
Dual Gigabit Ethernet Port Aggregation
2x USB ports: 1x USB 3.0 & 1x USB 2.0 port
Powerful dual core 1.4GHz processor
128 MB Flash and 512 MB RAM


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Note: This Router is NBN Ready. However check with your ISP to ensure compatibility.

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-Smart Connect intelligently selects the fastest WiFi band for every device
-Load Balancing distributes WiFi devices ensuring usage of both 5GHz WiFi bands
-MU-MIMO capable—simultaneous streaming of data for multiple devices
-Eight (8) high performance antennas with high-powered amplifiers
-Four (4) external Active Antennas enhance weak signals and reduce interference for best WiFi performance (patent pending)
-Dynamic QoS prioritizes network traffic by application & device
-ReadyCLOUD® USB Access—Personal & secure cloud access to USB storage anytime, anywhere
-ReadySHARE® Vault—PC software for automatic backup to USB hard drive connected to the router
-DLNA® server to find & play your media on TVs & game consoles
-VPN support—secure remote access to your home network & Internet
-Enhanced Parental Controls to manage web filtering & accessibility by profiles or devices
-NETGEAR® genie® home network manager includes remote access to manage your network away from home

Frequency BandDual-band 2.4GHz + 5GHz

Seven (7) 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports: 1 WAN & 6 LAN
Dual Gigabit Ethernet Port Aggregation


Two (2) USB ports: 1 USB 3.0 & 1 USB 2.0 port
IEEE® 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz 1024QAM support
IEEE® 802.11 a/n/ac 5GHz1024QAM support
Seven (7) 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports: 1 WAN & 6 LAN


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

Wireless Data Rates
AC5300 (1000 + 2166 + 2166 Mbps)
Manufacturer Warranty2 Years Limited Warranty