Since this product is advertised on Netgear, this model is currently being manufactured.


Wireless Performance Explained

Advertised Speed of 5Ghz band

Theoretical 802.11ac speed on 5Ghz band (using 80Mhz channel, 64-QAM, 400 ns GI):

  • 3 spatial streams x 325 mbps/stream = 975 mbps


This is classified as a “Mid-Performer” 802.11ac wifi system. If higher performance is needed, consider upgrading to a “Top-Performer”. Read: What’s the fastest 802.11ac (wifi5) wifi system possible?


  • WPA2-Personal (128-bit encryption)
  • WPA2-Enterprise (128-bit encryption)

Firmware Changelog

Does this support automatic firmware updates? To find out. If you have this model, and are running the latest firmware, contact us.

Download the latest firmware from (2018-04-25)

  • Fixed security issues. (2016-11-28)

New Features & Enhancements

  • Enhanced IPv6 interoperability
  • Upgraded NTFS driver
  • Added a new setting to the “LED Control Settings” page in which the NETGEAR logo LED can be tuned on and off
  • Improves the auto channel selection algorithm
  • DLNA scans when a USB storage device is configured as “all-no password” for the read access and as “admin” for the write access

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed Kcodes NetUSB security issue
  • Fixed memory leak issue in Ethernet driver
  • Fixed router cannot detect IP conflict from AP mode to router mode
  • Fixed the issue where the router cannot recognize HFS file system larger than 2TB
  • Fixed the synchronization issue where the NTP server has with some Thomson modems
  • Fixed the issue where the 5 GHz WiFi radio stops working when the router is configured in AP mode and the WiFi on and off schedule is configured
  • Fixed some interoperability issues with the QNAP NAS (2016-11-28)

New Features & Enhancements:

  • Fixes the issue causing NETGEAR genie mobile app fail to log into the router in some situations. (2016-11-28)

New Features & Enhancements:

  • Added Beamforming+ support. (2016-11-28)

New Features & Enhancements:

  • Fixed the ECC error. (2016-11-28)

Initial Release.