R9000

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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):

  • 4 spatial streams x 433.3 mbps/stream = 1733.2 mbps

Important

This is classified as a “Top-Performer” and therefore the fastest 802.11ac wifi system.

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

1.0.4.12 (2018-09-17)

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixes 2.4G short range performance issues
  • Fixes security vulnerability issues

New Features and Enhancements:

  • Supports FCC HT80+HT80 (DFS) channels
  • Supports CE HT80+HT80 (DFS) channels
  • Upgrades the iQoS database to v1.42
  • Upgrades Plex Media Server to v1.13.5
  • Supports DHCP option 61 for UK ISP Sky Internet connection settings
  • Supports the Europe GDPR agreement URL for NTGR DDNS

1.0.4.2 (2018-05-18)

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixes security vulnerability issues.

New Features and Enhancements:

  • Improves the system stability.
  • Added support for SHA256 certificates in lieu of MD5 for OpenVPN.
  • Supports 802.11k.
  • Supports traffic meter upper bound up to 4095TB.

1.0.3.16 (2018-05-08)

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixes security vulnerability issues.

New Features and Enhancements:

  • Improves the system stability
  • Supports the 10G SFP+ port to work as a WAN port
  • Updates the dynamic QoS database to v1.28
  • Updates the open source dnsmasq to v2.78 to fix security vulnerability issues

1.0.3.10 (2018-02-26)

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixes security vulnerability issues.

New Features and Enhancements:

  • Improves the system stability

1.0.3.6 (2018-01-11)

New Features and Enhancements:

  • Supports Smart Connect.
  • Includes enhancements for the VLAN/bridge settings.
  • Supports DFS channels 20 MHz, 40 MHz, and 80 MHz.
  • Improved the system stability.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixes security vulnerability issues

1.0.2.52 (2017-12-22)

New Features and Enhancements:

  • Updated SAMBA to v4.6.4 to support Microsoft SMBv2 and SMBv3.
  • Supports google assistant.
  • Improved system stability.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixes some security vulnerability issues

1.0.2.40 (2017-07-29)

New Features and Enhancements:

  • Supports NETGEAR UP app 2.0.
  • Supports SOAP API rev3.18.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixes security vulnerability issues.

1.0.2.32 (2017-05-25)

New Features and Enhancements:

  • Supports Dynamic QoS

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixes security vulnerability issues.

1.0.2.30 (2017-04-28)

New Features and Enhancements:

  • Supports JP SKU.
  • Supports NAS devices for plex media server application.
  • Supports whole drive backup for Amazon cloud backup.
  • Supports link aggregation static LAG mode

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixes security vulnerability issues.
  • Fixes iOS captive portal issue.

1.0.1.36 (2017-01-20)

Bug Fixes:

  • Enhances the ECC algorithm for better NAND flash management.

1.0.1.20 (2016-11-28)

New Features and Enhancement:

  • Upgraded the Paragon NTFS driver for better USB HDD error handling.
  • Upgraded the ReadyCLOUD xagent to v1.1.2 to fix some security vulnerability issues.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed the security vulnerability issue in which IPv6 port 80 ad 443 are opened after resetting the router, even though remote management is disabled.
  • Fixed the security vulnerability issue in which the router remote port can be accessed via local port 1723 even though remote management is disabled.
  • Improved system stability.

1.0.1.18 (2016-11-28)

  • Updated URL for Amazon Cloud Backup promotion code.
  • Updated URL for Plex promotion code.
  • Fixed stability issue.

1.0.0.68 (2016-11-28)

  • Initial Release