Smart WiFi Router
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Smart WiFi Router
Nighthawk X10 AD7200 Smart WiFi Router (R9000): NETGEAR's Nighthawk
X10 AD7200 Smart WiFi router is the industry's fastest router for media
streaming with Plex media server. Nighthawk X10 with 802.11ac and 802.11ad WiFi
technology delivers ultra-smooth 4K streaming, VR gaming and instant downloads.
With a powerful 1.7GHz Quad-Core Processor and Quad-Stream architecture, you can
enjoy combined wireless speeds of up to 7.2Gbps. MU-MIMO supports simultaneous
streaming, while 160 MHz doubles WiFi speeds to mobile devices. Four patent
pending external active antennas amplify WiFi signals to maximize range and
1.7GHZ Quad-Core Processor: With a powerful 1.7GHz Quad-Core Processor and Quad-Stream architecture, you
can enjoy combined wireless speeds of up to 7.2Gbps for a lag-free WiFi
experience if 4K video streaming and VR gaming.
Ultra High-Speed 802.11ac: The Nighthawk X10 with 802.11ac and
802.11ad WiFi technology delivers ultra-smooth 4K streaming, VR gaming and
instant download. Using 802.11ac WiFi technology, file transfers can be up to 3x
faster than typical 802.11ac. Since the 802.11ac technology offers higher data
throughput and ultra-low latency, Nighthawk X10 with fastest WiFi speeds and the
fastest CPU can transfer VR gaming data with very low latency using
interference-free 60GHz band in addition to 802.11ac WiFi that you can use for
all other devices
4 Dual-Band Active Antennas:
- Takes only 8 seconds to transfer a 3GB backup compared to 24 seconds
using a typical 802.11ac router with max speeds of
- Takes only 21 seconds to transfer a 8GB 4K movie file compared to 64
seconds using a typical 802.11ac router with max speeds of
- Takes only 53 seconds to transfer a 20GB VR video compared to 120
seconds using a typical 802.11ac router with max speeds of
Four enhanced, patent-pending external active antennas amplify WiFi signals to maximize
range and throughput. These Active Antennas help improve WiFi performance by
amplifying signal in the antenna itself. This allows the router to receive
cleaner and stronger signals from your mobile devices, avoiding signal
degradation between the antennas and motherboard.
Tri-Band WiFi w/
Smart Connect: Tri-band WiFi delivers 7.2 Gbps combined WiFi speeds
through three dedicated WiFi bands (2.4GHz / 5 GHz / 60Ghz). Smart Connect
intelligently selects the best WiFi band for each wireless network device to
optimize connection speed and performance based on that device's speed and
performance capabilities. This additional WiFi bandwidth combined with the
intelligence to segregate traffic based on WiFi speed and load balancing
provides the best performance for multiple WiFi devices in your home.
- Band 1: 800Mbps @ 2.4GHz - 256QAM
- Band 2: 1733Mbps @ 5GHz - 256QAM
- Band 3: 4600Mbps @ 60GHz - SC
Quad Stream + Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO): Quad Stream on all
three WiFi bands gives you the fastest WiFi speeds combined with MU-MIMO
capability allows you to simultaneously stream to multiple devices at the same
time. Thanks to Quad Stream, up to four data streams per WiFi band maximizes
connection speed. Using Multi-User MIMO technology, the NETGEAR router can
stream data to multiple devices simultaneously. With MU-MIMO, your WiFi network
can deliver faster throughput to every MU-MIMO connected device. That means
faster downloads and smoother streaming for your devices.
Advanced WiFi Technologies: With features like Dynamic QoS,
Beamforming+, and Load Balancing you get enhanced speed by up to 100% and
increased reliability so you can roam freely throughout your home without fear
of slow or dropped connections.
- Dynamic QoS: If you like gaming and streaming videos,
then you'll benefit from Dynamic Quality of Service (QoS). Dynamic QoS
resolves Internet traffic congestion when you have competing Internet
demands at home. Dynamic QoS identifies your online activities by
application and device, and then utilizes bandwidth allocation, and traffic
prioritization techniques, to automatically allocate more bandwidth to
latency sensitive applications like online gaming and video streaming, while
ensuring that lower priority applications continue to work.
- Beamforming+: Beamforming+ boosts speed, reliability,
and range of WiFi connections on 2.4 and 5GHz bands. Unlike typical WiFi
routers that just blast the WiFi signals in all directions; with Beamforming+
the router & device communicate with each other, so the router can directly
beam the WiFi signal to the device. The result is a stronger, faster, more
reliable connection that is locked in even when the device is moved around
- Load Balancing: The router uses load balancing to
distribute WiFi connections among all three WiFi bands, to ensure that all
the WiFi bands are utilized. Load balancing avoids overloading a single
band and ensures that the WiFi bands are utilized and device connections are
spread across the two bands.
Gigabit Ethernet Ports w/ Port Aggregation: Seven Gigabit
Ethernet 10/100/1000 ports (1 WAN & 6 LAN) allow you to connect even more wired
devices. The WAN port is used to connect your Internet modem, while the LAN
ports are used to connect your local network devices. Two of the six Gigabit
Ethernet LAN ports can be aggregated to double the connection speed to a Network
Attached Storage (NAS) device for 4K HD streaming or fast backups of multiple
WiFi devices simultaneously.
10G LAN SFP+ Port: The Nighthawk X10 also features the Industry's
first 10 Gigabit Fiber connection in a home router for 10x faster wired
connection to network storage.
Dual USB-A 3.0 Ports: The two USB-A 3.0 ports on the Nighthawk X10 can be
used for faster backup and easy access to your stored media.
DLNA Server: The Nighthawk X10 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
High Security: Maintain the highest security across your
network to ensure your privacy & family is safe while online. Whether it's
preventing phishing & spyware or just limiting access for kids & guests, NETGEAR
has you covered.
- VPN Support: VPN support offers secure remote access
- Parental Controls: Keep your Internet browsing
experience safe and secure with free parental controls. It allows you to
limit access to certain web sites at certain times. For example no social
networking or gaming site access after dinner time.
- Guest Network Access: Separate & secure access for
guests. Guest networks create a completely separate WiFi network for your
guests' devices, ensuring they do not have access to your home network or to
the shared USB hard drive with all your personal data.
- Secure WiFi Connections: Secure WiFi connections offer
the highest level of WPA/WPA2/WPA2-PSK security with Double firewall
protection (SPI/NAT firewall) and Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack prevention.
- Personal FTP Server: With your customized free URL, you
can use FTP to access your network when you aren't home through Dynamic DNS.
LED Indicators: LEDs on the front-panel of the Nighthawk X10
indicate router status.
Mounting Options: The NETGEAR Smart WiFi Router can simply
be placed on a flat-surface table-top or it can be wall-mounted using its
integrated keyhole slots (mounting screws not included).
System Requirements: Make sure your home network meets the
following system requirements.
- Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows 10 / 8 / 7 / Vista
/ XP / 2000, Mac OS, UNIX, or Linux.
- Internet Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0,
Firefox 2.0, Safari 1.4, or Google Chrome 11.0 browsers or higher.
Firmware/Software Updates: Its USB ports and 512MB NAND
flash/1GB DDR3 SDRAM memory provide future software feature expansion. Click
here for the latest firmware/software updates from NETGEAR.
Mobile & Computer Apps
NETGEAR Genie App: For advanced configuration and
management, the NETGEAR Genie App for
Apple iOS 7.0+ (iPod touch/iPhone)/Apple
iOS 7.0+ (iPhone) ,
Android OS 2.3+,
Windows PC (Vista-up) and
Mac (OS 10.6-up) may be used. The NETGEAR Genie App makes getting the most
out of your home network fun & easy. The Genie App lets you easily monitor,
connect & control your home network from a Windows PC, Mac computer/laptop,
Apple iOS device, or Android smartphone/tablet. With the NETGEAR Genie App you
can share & stream music or videos, diagnose & repair network issues, set up
parental controls & more.
Alexa Commands: When you enable your NETGEAR router to work
with Alexa, you can use voice commands to configure your router's settings. You
can also ask Alexa to send your network credentials to your Alexa app, which
makes accessing your credentials more convenient while still keeping your
information secure. The following Alex commands are supported -
- Alexa, ask NETGEAR to enable the guest network
- Alexa, ask NETGEAR to disable the guest network
- Alexa, ask NETGEAR to reboot my router
- Alexa, ask NETGEAR to send me my WiFi settings
- Before you enable your NETGEAR router to work with Alexa, you must
download the NETGEAR genie app, create a remote access account, and
register your router with your remote access account.
- There are two ways to enable your NETGEAR router to work with Amazon
Alexa. You can use the command "Alexa, enable the NETGEAR skill," or you
can manually link the NETGEAR skill to your Alexa app.
NETGEAR UP App: The NETGEAR Up App for
Apple iOS 8.0+ &
Android OS 4.2+ makes it easy and intuitive to setup and use the NETGEAR
Nighthawk X10 router. With the NETGEAR UP app, you can install your router using
very few steps - just connect your mobile device to the default network, and the
app will walk you through the rest. The app automatically updates the router to
the latest firmware, allows you to personalize your WiFi network, and even help
register your router with NETGEAR. At the end of installation, an easy to use
overview screen provides quick way to see what your network credentials are so
you don't have to write it down on a piece of paper. The overview screen also
shows you all connected devices and links you to helpful support information
related to your router.
Notes: You can still use web-based installation wizard to install the
router by visiting www.routerlogin.net from your mobile device or a PC connected to
Backup Apps: Keep your content safe by using NETGEAR's
ReadySHARE Vault application for backing up Windows-based PCs. For Mac OS users,
back-up using Apple Time Machine.
- ReadySHARE Vault (for Windows PC):
NETGEAR ReadySHARE Vault is a free software for automatic Windows PC backup
to a USB hard drive connected to the router. You can schedule automatic
hassle-free backups to safeguard precious photos and files from any PC
directly to the connected USB storage.
- Time Machine (for Mac): You can use Time Machine to
back up your Mac computers onto a USB hard disk drive that is connected to
one of the router's USB ports.
NETGEAR ReadyCLOUD: Thanks to NETGEAR's ReadyCLOUD app, you get to
enjoy personal and secure cloud access to USB storage devices connected to the
Nighthawk X10 Smart WiFi Router anytime, anywhere from your
Apple iOS 8.0+ device,
Android OS 4.0+ smartphone/tablet, or a
web portal on your Windows or Mac computer.
Kwilt: Use the Kwilt app to view your photos saved on your external
USB hard drive (HDD) that is connected to your Nighthawk router on your
9.0+ device or
Android OS 4.2 smartphone/tablet.
organizes all of your video, music, and photo collections, and gives you instant
access to them on all of your devices. With the free Plex Media Server software
Windows PC 8.0-up and Plex for
Apple iOS 9.3+ and
Android OS 4.0+, you can enjoy all of your personal media on your PLEX
enabled devices and easily share it with friends and family. Plex also makes
your media look beautiful with rich descriptions, artwork, and other related
- Free Functionalities: Free functionalities of this app include
playback of music, video, and photos between devices. Playing media from
your Plex Media Server on a device running this app is limited (one minute
for music and video, & photos) until the app is unlocked with a Premium
- Optional Premium Subscription: With an optional premium Plex Pass
subscription, you can even sync videos, music, and photos to your
smartphones and tablets to enjoy while offline. Parental controls, premium
music features, music videos, trailers and extras, and powerful management
tools are also part of the premium subscription offering. A Plex Pass
subscription is available for $4.99 monthly, $39.99 yearly, or $149.99
OpenVPN: The OpenVPN app for
Apple iOS 6.0+ and
Android OS 4.0+ lets you securely access your home network and Internet
connection from your compatible mobile device remotely.