R6300

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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):

  • 3 spatial streams x 433.3 mbps/stream = 1299.9 mbps

Note

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?

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

1.0.4.34 (2018-12-03)

  • Fixed security issues.

1.0.4.32 (2018-09-06)

  • Fixed security issues.

1.0.4.28 (2018-07-04)

  • Fixed security issues.

1.0.4.24 (2018-02-02)

  • Fixed the issue where the Web GUI doesn’t respond when editing the access list.

1.0.4.20 (2018-01-02)

  • Fixed security issues.

1.0.4.18 (2017-12-14)

  • Fixed some security issues.

1.0.4.12 (2017-10-04)

  • Fixed some security issues.
  • Fixed the issue where sometimes IGMP forwarding does not work and IPTV stream freezes.
  • Fixed the issue in which Facebook WiFi does not work.

1.0.4.8 (2017-03-13)

  • Fixed some security issues.

1.0.4.06 (2016-11-28)

New Features and Enhancements:

  • Forces the user to change the admin password in the installation wizard.
  • Adds admin password protection for ReadySHARE storage. By default, it is enabled for WAN access.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixes the potential security issue that is related to a long URL or input fields.

1.0.4.2 (2016-11-28)

New Features and Enhancements:

  • New WiFi driver to comply with FCC 5G new rule

1.0.3.30 (2016-11-28)

New Features & Enhancements:

    • Added Traditional Chinese language support

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed Kcodes NetUSB security issue

1.0.3.28 (2016-11-28)

New Features & Enhancements:

  • Improves the auto channel selection algorithm.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixes security vulnerability issue.

1.0.3.26 (2016-11-28)

New Features & Enhancements:

  • Adds 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.
  • The port forwarding rule supports the “different external port but same internal port for different internal IP.”
  • 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:

  • Fixes the issue in which the router cannot recognize HFS file system larger than 2TB.
  • Fixes the synchronization issue that the NTP server has with some Thomson modems.
  • Fixes the issue in which the 5 GHz WiFi radio stops working when the router is configured in AP mode and the WiFi on and off schedule is configured.
  • Fixes some interoperability issues with the QNAP NAS.
  • Fixes the issue in which the router cannot get an IPv6 address after disabling and then enabling PPPoEv6.
  • Fixes the issue in which the router incorrectly reserves port 1194 when no OpenVPN service is enabled.
  • Fixes the issue in which the “Attached device” page show only one device when there are multiple IP’s assigned to the same MAC address.
  • Fixes the issue in which when IPv6 is enabled, the LAN PC cannot ping or access ipv6.google.com when IPv4 on the LAN PC is disabled and the LAN PC is rebooted.
  • Fixes the issue in which the 2.4 GHz SSID cannot be detected after disabling both 5GHz and 2.4GHz and then enabling the 2.4 GHz WiFi radio only.

1.0.3.22 (2016-11-28)

New Features & Enhancements:

  • Enhances the IPv6 interoperability.
  • Upgrades the NTFS driver.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixes the issue in which the router cannot detect an IP conflict when it changes from AP mode to router mode.
  • Fixes the issue in which the LAN PC Windows update fails when the router is in PPPoE mode and a USB storage device is connected to it.
  • Fixes the issue in which pressing the WPS button drops the existing connection.

1.0.3.8 (2016-11-28)

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed memory leak issue in Ethernet driver

1.0.3.2 (2016-11-28)

New Features & Enhancements:

  • Added No-IP DDNS
  • Added CE DFS channel support
  • Improved 2.4G and 5G WiFi stability
  • Improved USB performance
  • Removed repeater function (WDS)

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed BitComet throughput drop issue
  • Fixed UPnP IGRS issue
  • Fixed UPnP Traffic Meter in AP mode
  • Fixed FBwifi unstable issue

1.0.2.86 (2016-11-28)

  • Fixed the WAN-LAN performance issue

1.0.2.72 (2016-11-28)

New Features & Enhancements:

  • Added FaceBook WiFi feature support.

1.0.1.72 (2016-11-28)

  • Initial Release.