WiFi Range Extender: The NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1900 WiFi Range Extender
(EX7000) boosts your existing network range & speed, delivering extreme dual
band WiFi up to 1900Mbps. The 700mW high-powered amplifiers provide extreme
range, while the dual-core 1GHz processor enables maximum WiFi performance. It
works with any standard WiFi router & is ideal for HD video streaming & online
gaming. Get the whole-home connectivity you need for your smartphones, tablets,
computers, laptops & more.
Applications: The NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1900 WiFi Range Extender is
perfect for extending the WiFi range of your home network, improving your
wireless network's WiFi speed, and providing extra connectivity for local
- Dead Zones: Is there a void space between your WiFi router and
your devices? Add a WiFi Range Extender and strengthen your connection for
ultimate experience in connectivity.
- Improve WiFi Speeds: Improve your mobile WiFi speeds by up to
100% with AC1900 WiFi Range Extender.
- WiFi Bridge: With five Gigabit ports that act as a WiFi bridge,
the AC1900 WiFi Range Extender is also ideal for connecting up to five
devices like gaming consoles, smart TVs and streaming players to your WiFi
Extended Range & Performance: Dual core processor, 700mW high-powered
amplifiers & three external antennas help extend WiFi coverage throughout larger
homes and even into backyards. Ideal for HD video streaming and gaming, the NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1900 WiFi
Range Extender gives you powerful whole-home connectivity.
- Dual-Core 1GHz Processor: The NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1900 WiFi Range
Extender is equipped with a dual-core 1GHz processor that enables maximum
- Dual-Band WiFi: The NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1900 features dual-band
WiFi (2.4/5GHz) with up to 1900Mbps speeds.
- High Power Amplifiers w/ External Antennas: The Nighthawk AC1900
employs 700mW high-power amplifiers and 3 external antennas for extreme
range and maximum signal coverage.
802.11ac: The extender supports the 802.11ac networking standard. This
new standard offers better speed, improved reliability, and more range than
older WiFi networking standards. The extender is also backward compatible with
earlier WiFi a/b/g/n standards. However, to get the benefits of 802.11ac, your
WiFi router must support the 802.11ac WiFi networking standard. In comparison,
the latest 802.11ac WiFi standard is 3x faster than the older 802.11n WiFi
FastLane Technology: FastLane technology improves performance using
both WiFi bands. Get the most out of your HD entertainment with FastLane
technology. With FastLane technology, the extender connects to your router using
one band and connects to your devices using another band. Because a band is
dedicated to each function, performance is enhance. FastLane Technology is ideal for HD streaming & online gaming.
When you enable FastLane Technology, two options are available.
- Use the 2.4 GHz band to connect the extender to the WiFi devices and use
the 5 GHz band to connect the extender to the WiFi router. Use this mode if
your WiFi router supports the 5 GHz band but the devices that you want to
use for gaming and streaming support the 2.4 GHz band.
- Use the 5 GHz band to connect the extender to the WiFi devices and use
the 2.4 GHz band to connect the extender to the WiFi router. Use this mode
if the devices that you want to use for gaming and streaming support the 5
GHz band but your WiFi router supports the 2.4 GHz band.
Note: If all your devices and your WiFi router support only the 2.4 GHz
band, or all your devices and your WiFi router support only the 5 GHz band, do
not enable FastLane Technology.
Access Point Mode w/ 5 Gigabit LAN Ports: Access Point mode
creates a WiFi hotspot using a wired Ethernet connection. You can use the
extender in access point mode as a WiFi access point and create a new WiFi
hotspot by using a wired Ethernet connection. There are five 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports with
auto-sensing technology. These five Gigabit Ethernet ports are used to connect
wired devices like smart TVs and game consoles to your home's WiFi network.
Flexible & Secure Setup: The Nighthawk WiFi range extender offers WPS
& Web Browser setup. Secure WiFi connections offer the highest level of
- WPS: You can use WiFi Protected Setup (WPS) to connect the
extender to your WiFi router without typing your existing router's WiFi
network name (SSID) or WiFi password.
- Web Browser: You can use a web browser to log in to the extender
and set up its WiFi connection to your existing WiFi router.
WiFi Analytics App: Use the
NETGEAR WiFi Analytics app on your Android (OS 2.2+) smartphone or tablet to
get advanced analytics to optimize your existing or newly extended WiFi network.
Check your network status, WiFi signal strength, identify crowded WiFi channels
and much more.
ReadySHARE: The NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1900 WiFi Range Extender allows
you to share USB devices, DLNA media, and printers through ReadySHARE.
- USB 3.0 Port w/ ReadySHARE: The USB 3.0 port on the extender can
be used only to connect USB storage devices such as flash drives or hard
drives, or a printer. The extender works with most USB-compliant external
flash and hard drives (if your USB drive uses special drivers, it is not
compatible). You can share data that is stored on most common USB storage
devices across your WiFi network with ReadySHARE USB Storage Access.
ReadySHARE lets you access and share a USB drive connected to the extender
USB port. Do not connect computers, USB modems, CD drives, or DVD drives to
the extender USB port.
- ReadyDLNA Media Server: By default, the extender functions as a
ReadyDLNA media server, which lets you stream music and movies from an
attached USB device to DLNA/UPnP AV-compliant media players, Smart TVs, game
consoles, and NETGEAR media players.
- ReadySHARE Printer: The ReadySHARE Printer utility lets you share
a USB printer that is connected to the USB port on your extender. You can
share this USB printer among the Windows and Mac computers on your network.
Mounting Options: You can place the WiFi range extender horizontally
or vertically on a flat table-top surface.
- Horizontal Dimensions: 9.5" (w) x 5.25" (h) x 7.75" (d)
- Vertical Dimensions: 3.625" (w) x 12.5" (h) x 7.75" (d)
LEDs: Use the extender's LEDs during installation to find the best
location for the extender or to monitor the extender performance.
System Requirements: Make sure your home network meets the following
- Router Type: 2.4 and/or 5GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi router or
- Internet Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0, Firefox 20 or
Safari 5.1, or Google Chrome 25.0 browsers or higher
Firmware Updates: Unless you changed the settings in the Firmware
Update screen previously, the extender is set up to check for new firmware
automatically at login. Click
here for the latest firmware/software updates from NETGEAR.