R7800 Open Source Firmware

Voxel's Custom Firmware Updated for NETGEAR R7800 (2018-Feb)

There are a few changes for the R7800 since Voxel's last update this month. You can see the changelogs for this month by clicking the links below - and you can find the links to download as well!

Voxel's custom firmware is known for continuously adding features and functionality (such as OpenVPN) along with improving the power of the CPU on the R7800 Nighthawk.

Voxel's Firmware for NETGEAR R7800 (

How to Set Up OpenVPN Client on NETGEAR R7800 with Voxel's Custom Firmware

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I would like to share my configuration and setup with people who want a secure, private and stable connection to the internet using an OpenVPN client connection to the internet on this forum.

I would like to thank the following people:

DD-WRT Kong Mod Updated for R7500v2, R7800

R7800 and R7500v2 owners, if you're using Kong's DD-WRT build (or need to upgrade) the latest release is out as of 07/24!

Grab the downloads here.

Voxel's Custom NETGEAR R7800 Firmware Updated to 1.02.33.SF

The open source community has fallen in love with Voxel's custom firmware builds, which the devoted devloper continues to update for stability and new features.

R7800 owners can download the latest version and see the changelog here.

DD-WRT Kong Mod for NETGEAR R7800 and R7500v2 Updated

More updates coming along today -- this time for R7800 and R7500v2 owners. Once again, thanks to Kong and the open source community for their hard work.

Voxel's NETGEAR R7800v1 Firmware Updated to

R7800v1 Owners: Voxel's Custom Firmware Updated to

Independent developer Voxel has carved out a name in the world of open source firmware, with a custom firmware that many users are raving about. This firmware is designed to extend the functionality of the R7800v1 and gain full leverage of the CPU/FPU in the IPQ806x processor.

For the details and and the download, here's a direct link, or you can find them in the Downloads section.


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