N300

WiFi Cable Modem Router

802.11n Gigabit

Faster Cable Internet. Reliable WiFi. One Device.

Get the new, faster speeds cable providers are offering without taking on their cable modem rental fees. This 2-in-1 WiFi router and DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem unleashes 8x faster download speeds—up to 340 Mbps—faster, smoother WiFi, and works with all major cable Internet providers.

Model: C3000
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  • Fast WiFi Speeds—N300 WiFi for up to 300Mbps†
  • Eliminate monthly rental fees—Up to $120 per year*
  • Next generation DOCSIS 3.0 technology is 8x faster than DOCSIS 2.0
  • Cable Internet speeds up to 340 Mbps‡— 8 downstream and 4 upstream channels
  • Two Gigabit Ethernet Ports for fast wired connections
  • USB port to wirelessly share your hard drive
  • CableLabs® DOCSIS® 3.0 Certified to work with U.S. cable Internet providers like XFINITY® from Comcast, Spectrum, Cox, Cablevision and more (Not compatible with Cable bundled voice services)
  • Fast self-activation for XFINITY customers—Get connected without a service call

Speed

With the DOCSIS 3.0 platform, you’re finally geared up for the latest, fastest speeds cable providers are bringing to the home. Combined with superior WiFi range and performance, the 2-in-1 N300 cable modem takes your connected home to the next speed level, providing smooth HD streaming, uninterrupted online gaming, and fast, reliable internet for all the devices in your home.

  • N300 WIFI—Faster downloads, Internet gaming, and HD streaming

  • DOCSIS 3.0—Up to 8 times faster cable Internet speeds than 2.0

  • CHANNEL BONDING—Fastest Cable Internet speeds during peak hours

  • GIGABIT WIRED—Ideal for HD gaming and video

WiFi Range

Upstairs, downstairs, in the kitchen, in the office, even in the garage. At NETGEAR, we know you want and need great WiFi in every room of the house. The N300 Cable Modem delivers—with enhanced range powerful enough for medium homes.

  • RANGE—For medium-sized homes

Sharing

Easily add USB hard drives via a USB port and then wirelessly access them. Play music on your DLNA game console. Watch stored videos and view photos on DLNA TVs. With the N300 WiFi Cable Modem Router, sharing across your network is quick, easy, and perfectly designed for your media-rich world.

  • WIRELESS-N—Email, chat, surf, music, video

  • DLNA®—Find and play your media on DLNA TVs and game consoles

  • READYSHARE® USB ACCESS—Wirelessly access and share USB hard drives

Ease of Use

Use Push ‘N’ Connect to add devices to your WiFi network with a push of a button. And the simple browser-based installation with no CD makes router installation easy using an iPad, tablet, smartphone, or computer.

  • EASY INSTALL—Easy setup for iPad®, tablets, smartphones and computers

  • PUSH ‘N’ CONNECT—Easy push button WiFi connections (WPS)

  • WIFI & POWER ON/OFF—Convenient power savings

  • Works with cable Internet providers like Comcast XFINITY®, Time Warner Cable®, Cox, Cablevision & more (not compatible with Cable bundled voice services). Please check your cable Internet service provider web site for data speed tier compatibility.

Security

Maintain high security across your network to help ensure your privacy & family is safe while online. Whether it’s preventing phishing or just limiting access for kids & guests, NETGEAR has you covered.

  • Secure WiFi connections—High level wireless security with WPA/WPA2

Product Number
C3000
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WiFi Technology
  • 802.11n
Speed and Range
Modem
  • 8x4 CableLabs® certified DOCSIS® 3.0
WiFi Performance
  • N300 (300 Mbps)‡
WiFi Band
  • 2.4 GHz
Number of Ethernet Ports
  • Two (2) 10/100/1000 LAN Gigabit Ethernet ports with auto-sensing technology
Number of USB Ports
  • One (1) USB 2.0 port
Key Features
  • Cable modem plus N300 WiFi router
  • Designed to meet DOCSIS 3.0 specifications and backward compatible with DOCSIS 2.0 networks
  • Channel bonding for fast download and upload speeds (8 x 4) 340Mbps† download & 122Mbps† upload
  • Works with Cable Internet Providers like XFINITY® from Comcast, Spectrum, Cox, Cablevision and more (Not compatible with Cable bundled voice services)
  • Fast self-activation for XFINITY customer - get connected without a service call
  • N300—Up to 300Mbps @ 2.4GHz‡
  • One USB port to easily access and share USB hard drive
  • Supports IPv6
Security
  • Wi-Fi Protected Access® (WPA/WPA2—PSK)
  • Double firewall protection (SPI and NAT firewall)
  • Denial-of-Service (DoS) attack prevention
Product Diagram
Physical Specifications
  • Dimensions: 7.6 x 4.45 x 1.63 in
  • Weight: 0.775 lb
Package Content
  • N300 Cable Modem Router (C3000)
  • Ethernet cable
  • Quick install guide
  • Power adapter
Standards
  • One (1) USB 2.0 port
  • One (1) coaxial port for cable Internet
  • IEEE® 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz
  • Two (2) 10/100/1000 LAN Gigabit Ethernet ports with auto-sensing technology
System Requirements
  • Cable broadband Internet service.
  • Please check your cable Internet service provider web site for data speed tier compatibility
  • Not compatible with Cable bundled voice services
  • Microsoft® Windows® 7, 8, Vista®, XP, 2000, Mac OS®, or other operating systems running a TCP/IP network
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 5.0, Firefox® 2.0, Safari® 1.4, or Google Chrome 11.0 browsers or higher
  • Use with an N300 adapter like NETGEAR WNA3100 for maximum performance

*Based on a typical monthly equipment rental fee of $10 per month.

†Maximum rate is derived from DOCSIS® 3.0 specifications and actual throughput will vary depending on the MSO provisioning and speed tier subscription.

‡Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE standard 802.11 specifications. Actual data throughput and wireless coverage will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate and wireless coverage.

Customer-owned modems may not be compatible with certain cable networks. Please check with your cable provider to confirm this NETGEAR modem is allowed on your cable network. This product not compatible with cable bundled voice services.

NETGEAR Warranty

  • This product is backed by a NETGEAR limited 1-year Hardware Warranty.
  • 24/7 basic technical support provided for 90 days from purchase date, when purchased from a NETGEAR authorized reseller

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Lose The Lease. Win Back Some Bucks.

Is your Cable Internet Service Provider charging you every month just to use their modem? Reduce your bill and bring-your-own-modem. The N300 is compatible with most major cable service providers.

Save a life. End “lag death” as we know it.

With two Gigabit Ethernet ports, you can connect your console directly to the N300 for the highest wired speed possible—ensuring a smooth, uninterrupted gaming experience.

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Slim and Trim: Everything You Wanted in a Router and Less.

This 2-in-1 router and modem allows you to eliminate the need for two separate boxes cluttering your shelf. Additionally the narrow profile of the N300 lets you tuck it away behind other components and keep everything looking neat and organized.

  • "The ability to streamline bandwidth in such a way as to triple my download throughput, plus the easy setup, extras like the USB port, and good throughput for a single-band router, make the C3000 an excellent device."

    PCMag Editor's Choice - Netgear C3000 WiFi Cable Modem Router