NETGEAR RAXE500 Nighthawk AXE11000

The NETGEAR RAXE500 Nighthawk AXE11000 Tri-Band Smart Wi-Fi 6E Router offers ultra-fast speeds, smooth streaming, and lower latency for your 4K/8K streaming, AR/VR gaming, and video-conferencing. The RAXE500 gives you combined speeds up to 10.8Gbps and a powerful 1.8GHz quad-core processor to deliver fast and reliable connections for up to 60 devices at once.

Features of the RAXE500 Nighthawk AXE11000 Tri-Band Smart WiFi Router:

  • Blazing-fast 10Gbps WiFi speeds - 12-Stream Tri-band WiFi with combined wireless speeds up to 10.8Gbps (1.2+4.8+4.8Gbps)†
  • 12-Stream Tri-Band WiFi - 12 WiFi streams (four streams each for 2.4GHz, 5GHz & 6GHz) means more available bandwidth and less congestion for all the devices on the WiFi network
  • Increased capacity for the smart home -The latest generation WiFi 6 technology improves WiFi performance and reliability of connections to all your devices by up to 4 times**
  • Multi-Gig experience - Maximize your available Internet speeds with link aggregation support. Ability to aggregate two Gigabit LAN ports and two Gigabit WAN ports (configurable)
  • WiFi 6E optimized powerful processor - 64-bit 1.8GHz quad-core processor ensures smooth 4K/8K UHD streaming & gaming – ideal for Gigabit Internet speeds
  • Multi-Gig Ethernet 2.5G port - 2.5 times the wired speed of typical Gigabit port
  • 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
  • NETGEAR Armor™ - Advanced cyber threat protection for your home and all your devices††
  • WiFi 6 supports all current WiFi devices - Backward compatible with WiFi 5 and earlier generation devices
  • Works with Amazon Alexa® & the Google Assistant- Control your NETGEAR WiFi network with simple voice commands

The RAXE500 is great for:

  • 4K/8K UHD streaming
  • Video-conferencing, eLeaning
  • AR/VR gaming
  • Sharing across your network
  • Large houses
  • Reliable Wi-Fi Connection on multiple devices
 Specifications of the RAXE500 Nighthawk AXE11000 Tri-Band Smart WiFi Router  Package Contents
  • Nighthawk® AXE11000 Tri-Band WiFi 6E Router (RAXE500)
  • Ethernet cable
  • Quick start guide
  • Power adapter
  • Extend your warranty & technical support within 90 days of product purchase [US only].
Visit:  System Requirements
  • 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
Physical Specifications
  • Dimensions: 11.7 x 3.07 x 8.3 in (298 x 78 x 211 mm)
  • Weight: 3.2 lb (1.45 kg)
  Technical Specifications
  • WiFi 6E (IEEE® 802.11ax) Tri-Band WiFi (AXE11000)
- 2.4GHz AX: 4x4 (Tx/Rx) 1024/256-QAM 20/40MHz, up to 1.2Gbps - 5GHz AX: 4x4 (Tx/Rx) 1024/256-QAM 20/40/80/160MHz, up to 4.8Gbps - New 6GHz AX: 4x4 (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
  • OFDMA§ - Improved capacity and efficiency
  • 1024-QAM - 25% data efficiency and faster speeds than a 256-QAM router
  • MU-MIMO‡ - 4-stream MU-MIMO enables up to four (4) 1x1 devices at the same time
  • Two (2) USB 3.0 ports
  • Powerful 64-bit quad-core 1.8GHz processor
  • Longer range with 8 high-performance antennas
  • Five (5) 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports + one (1) 2.5G/1Gbps
Multi-Gig port (configurable)  - LAN: 4xGbE (2x port aggregation  LAN) + 2.5G/1Gbps Multi-Gig port (configurable) - WAN: 1 GbE or 2.5G/1Gbps Multi-Gig port (configurable) - Multi-Gig: Ability to aggregate two Gigabit LAN ports and two Gigabit WAN ports (configurable) concurrently
  • One (1) 2.5G/1Gbps Multi-Gig port (configurable)
  • Memory: 512MB NAND flash and 1GB DDR3 SDRAM
  • Additional DFS channels reduce interference from neighboring networks
  • IPv6 Support (Internet Protocol Version 6)
  • On/Off LED light switch
  • Automatic firmware update delivers latest security patches to the router
  • Guest network access - Separate & secure
  • VPN Support - Secure access to your home network away from home
  • Standards-based WiFi Security (802.11i, 128-bit AES encryption with PSK)
  • Supports WPA3, the latest and cutting-edge WiFi security protocol
  • NETGEAR Armor™ - Advanced cyber threat protection for your home network and your connected devices††
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