RBS40V

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Purchase

  • Amazon.ca N/a
  • Amazon.com N/a

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):

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

Warning

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?

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

2.2.1.92 (2019-01-03)

New Features & Enhancements

  • Supports English (Australia)
  • Improves the backhaul stability

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixes the issue where the notification LED turns off when a reminder event comes. The notification LED should remain yellow after the reminder event finishes.

2.2.1.76 (2018-12-03)

New Features & Enhancements

  • Supports the wake-word engine for Germany, Italy, and France
  • Optimizes the WiFi parameters for the WiFi backhaul and roaming mechanism
  • Speeds up the Amazon language selection

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixes the issue where the timer/alarm won‘t stop after it turns on
  • Fixes the issue where the Orbi Voice won’t play a station in TuneIN for more than eight hours
  • Fixes the issue where the Orbi Voice won’t play Pandora for more than eight hours
  • Fixes the issue where Alexa is stuck in a listening state
  • Fixes the issue where Spotify occasionally doesn’t play on the Orbi Voice
  • Fixes the issue where the Orbi router login password doesn’t sync with the Orbi Voice
  • Fixes the issue where if 20/40M coexistence is disabled, the Orbi Voice web interface still shows a single channel

2.2.1.64 (2018-10-24)

  • Fixes the issue where music does not play from the Orbi Voice if the sound output on the Spotify mobile app is changed from the mobile device to the Orbi Voice.

2.2.1.62 (2018-10-01)

New Features & Enhancements

  • Improves the English (United States) voice recognition and audio performance.
  • Enables the Spotify Connect feature when a device connects to the network, even if Amazon Alexa is not added to the Orbi Voice.
  • Changes the default device name to “Orbi Voice,” which displays in Devices Available list the in the Spotify app.

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixes the issue where the wireless backhaul disconnects after pressing WPS button if the SSID contains special characters.
  • Corrects the language selection list to “English (United Kingdom).”

2.2.0.58 (2018-09-20)

  • Initial Release