Nighthawk

Can I use the C7000 Nighthawk as just a modem/backup router?

My philosophy with routers is this: Two is One. One is None. As someone who likes to tinker with open source firmware, but isn't a development expert by any means, I've learned that keeping a backup can be a good idea.

 

Sometimes, you just need to keep the Internet up while you're TFTP'ing into the router you accidentally bricked :) It's an occupational hazard for those of us who can't resist getting under the hood of our favorite devices.

DD-WRT Update Releases for R7000 and R8000 Nighthawk Routers

Devoted firmware crafter Tathagata Das has released two new builds for NETGEAR Nighthawk routers today. These are support releases of DD-WRT based on revision 29627.

Click here to download DD-WRT from Tathagata for the NETGEAR R7000.

Click here to download DD-WRT from Tathagata for the NETGEAR R8000.

NETGEAR R8500 Nighthawk Updated to Firmware 1.0.2.26

If you're the proud owner of a NETGEAR R8500 "Nighthawk" router and are using the NETGEAR firmware, now's the time to upgrade! If your router hasn't automatically prompted you to upgrade, you can download the firmware from the official NETGEAR R8500 support page.

AsusWRT-Merlin (XWRT/Cross-WRT) for NETGEAR R7000

The world of open source never sleeps -- we've heard that a popular flavor of firmware for Asus routers has made its way over to the NETGEAR R7000 "Nighthawk."

How to Properly Adjust the Antennas on the NETGEAR R7000 "Nighthawk" Router

Do you have a R7000 Nighthawk from NETGEAR? Are you super pleased with the superior range and speeds you're getting? Good!

Are you less than pleased with those floppy antennas? I thought so, which is why you have ended up here. The truth is that the antennas aren't really floppy at all -- they're quite sturdy, but there's a "trick" to installing and adjusting them correctly. Here's how.

Top 10 Reasons to Get an Netgear R7000 Nighthawk AC1900 Router

If you are looking for a router you can't go wrong with the Netgear R7000 router. Here is a list of the top 10 reasons you should get one.

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