Built for Heavy-Duty Streaming
Up to 3000Mbps — the ultimate speed for demanding uses like 4K Ultra HD streaming and multi-player gaming.
Smart Roaming with Mesh Technology
Simplify and stay connected with one network name + auto-switching to your best network.
Smart Connect up to 55 Devices
Intelligently selects between 3 bands to minimize interference and maximize speed for a houseful of smart wireless devices.
Connect to your existing router with one button press, and you’re done.
Tri-Band Technology for Max Speed
A dedicated WiFi band communicates with your router, maximizing speed to your devices.
Easy Parental Controls
Control WiFi access and set schedules by device easily with the NETGEAR WiFi App.
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.
Tri-band WiFi Range Extender has patented FastLane3 technology which features Tri-Band WiFi with speeds up to 3Gbps, a Dedicated WiFi Link to the router to avoid halving of bandwidth of extended WiFi signals and innovative antenna design for ultimate coverage. Now you get a congestion free path for all your devices to connect to the internet.
This Nighthawk Mesh Extender improves coverage and works with your home WiFi to create a powerful WiFi system. Nighthawk X6S 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 as you move around your house and yard.
|WiFi Range & |
|Added WiFi Coverage||2,000 sq.ft.||2,800 sq.ft.
|# Connected Devices||Up to 30||Up to 55
|Bandwidth||Dual-Band Up to |
|Tri-Band Up to |
|Best for Internet |
|Up to 50Mbps||Up to 1000Mbps
with One WiFi Name
|Tri-band for 2x Speed||N/A||✓
|Universal Router |
Tri-band 2.4 & 5GHz
2-year Limited Hardware Warranty
Number of USB Ports
One USB 2.0
Number of Ethernet Ports
Four (4) 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports with auto-sensing technology
WiFi Protected Access® (WPA/WPA2-PSK) and WEP Standards
Dimensions: 8.94 x 6.68 x 3.65 in (227 x 170 x 93 mm)
Weight: 1.9lb (0.86kg)
2.4 and/or 5GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi router or gateway
Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 8.0, Firefox® 20 or Safari® 5.1 or Google Chrome 25.0 browsers or higher
Ease Of Use
Simple browser installation—great for mobile devices
Push ‘N’ Connect using WPS
Power on/off button
IEEE® 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz
IEEE® 802.11 a/n/ac 5GHz
IEEE® 802.11 k
Nighthawk® X6S AC3000 Tri-band WiFi Mesh Extender (EX8000)
Quick Start Guide