• One (1) Orbi Cable Modem Router (CBR40)


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):

  • 2 spatial streams x 433.3 mbps/stream = 866.6 mbps


This is classified as a “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 (2018-07-05)

New features and enhancements:

  • Supports Circle parental controls
  • Update the OpenVPN certificates from MD5 to SHA256
  • Speedtest Enhancement

Bug fixes:

  • Fixes the connectivity issue for HomeKit devices.
  • Fixes the issue where IPv6 does not work.
  • Fixes security issues.
  • Fixes the issue where the WiFi is not turned off when the router is in bridge mode.
  • Fixes the issue where the address reservation feature does not work.
  • Fixes the issue where a connected device’s custom name cannot be modified. (2018-05-21)

Initial release for CBR40 firmware