EX6100

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Availability

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

Performance

Wireless Performance Explained

Advertised Speed of 5Ghz band

Theoretical 802.11ac speed on 5Ghz band (using 80Mhz channel, 256-QAM, 400 ns GI):

  • 1 spatial streams x 433.3 mbps/stream = 433.3 mbps

Danger

This is classified as a “Very-Low-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?

Security

  • 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 netgear.com

1.0.2.24 (2018-07-25)

  • Fixed security vulnerability issue.

1.0.2.18 (2017-11-07)

  • Fixes security bugs.

1.0.2.16 (2017-04-12)

  • Fixes security issues.

1.0.2.6 (2016-11-28)

New Features and Enhancements

  • Modified the setup flow on web GUI to show Registration page and then Login page. It was in the reverse sequence in the previous firmware.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed the issue where the NEXT button is disabled when the users manually input the SSID of the router and set “none” as security mode to connect the Wifi extender to the router.

1.0.1.36 (2016-11-28)

New Features and Enhancements

  • New look-and-feel on web GUI.
  • Fixed the issue that EX6100 cannot manually connect to an AP/router in the security mode of WPA2-PSK AES.
  • Supported CE DFS, FCC DFS and Canada DFS.
  • Fixed the issue that NAT does not work in Extender mode for Japan version.
  • Improved 2.4GHz WiFi performance in noisy environment.
  • Fixed the issue that EX6100 cannot connect to some routers with WPS.
  • Fixed the issue that clients with local bit set in MAC address cannot get an IP address from EX6100.
  • Fixed the issue that EX6100 may fail to connect to an AP/router with comma (‘,’) in its pass phrase.

1.0.0.28 (2016-11-28)

New Features and Enhancements:

  • New look-and-feel on web GUI.
  • Fixed the issue that fixed IP settings cannot be saved. Whenever there were any settings changed, fixed IP would be changed to DHCP client.
  • Fixed the issue that fixed 2.4G channel cannot be saved. Whenever there were any settings changed, the channel would be changed to AUTO.
  • Fixed the issue that EX6100 cannot switch to another root AP in the profile automatically in some cases.

1.0.0.22 (2016-11-28)

  • Initial Release