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, 256-QAM, 400 ns GI):

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


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?


  • 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 (2018-10-31)

  • Fixes security vulnerability. (2018-01-31)

  • Fixes security vulnerability. (2017-12-25)

  • Fixes security vulnerability PSV-2017-2198. (2017-12-13)

  • Fixes security vulnerability issues. (2017-11-08)

  • Fixes security vulnerability issues. (2017-06-28)

  • Fixes security vulnerability issues. (2016-11-28)

  • Fixes K-code NetUSB security vulnerability issue. (2016-11-28)

  • Supports FCC 5G new rule power settings. (2016-11-28)

  • Fixed SOAP security issue (2016-11-28)

  • WiFi patch to comply with new CE standard.
  • Fixed throughput drop issue while multiple wireless clients access the router simultaneously. (2016-11-28)

  • Correct power setting for PES and PRS to improve wireless performance.
  • Update bootloader to fix issue in NMRP to be able to reset to default when change region. (2016-11-28)

  • Improved 5G wireless performance and coverage (2016-11-28)

  • Fixed TCP port 32764 issue