AC3000 with PATENTED FASTLANE3 TECHNOLOGY

Nighthawk® X6S Tri-Band WiFi Range Extender

Nighthawk® X6S Tri-Band WiFi Range Extender

Model: EX8000

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REVOLUTIONIZING WIFI RANGE EXTENDERS

First Nighthawk® Tri-band Range Extender

AC3000 Tri-band WiFi Range Extender with patented FastLane3 technology boosts your WiFi to the extreme with speeds up to 3Gbps. From your garage to the backyard, eliminate WiFi dead zones and extend WiFi range to hard-to-reach areas of your home. EX8000 is the most advanced tri-band WiFi extender that includes a dedicated 5GHz band with up to 1.7Gbps for extending internet speeds to your devices. It works with any WiFi router.

See how Smart Roaming on the Nighthawk X6S WiFi Range Extender helps you connect your mobile device to optimal WiFi, wherever you are in your home.

See how the Nighthawk X6S Tri-Band Range Extender beats the competition through our speed test.

PATENTED FASTLANE3 TECHNOLOGY

Ultimate Speed and Range without Bandwidth Drop

Tri-band WiFi Range Extender has patented FastLane3 technology which features Tri-Band WiFi with speeds up to 3Gbps, a Dedicated WiFi Link to the router to avoid halving of bandwidth of extended WiFi signals and innovative antenna design for ultimate coverage. Now you get a congestion free path for all your devices to connect to the internet.

Works with Your WiFi Router or ISP Gateway

Not getting enough WiFi from your Internet Service Provider (ISP) equipment? Get a Tri-band WiFi Range Extender and boost WiFi coverage into every corner of your house and use the same WiFi name.

ONE WIFI NAME

No More Switching WiFi Network Names

Nighthawk X6S creates a seamless network throughout your home by using the same WiFi network name (SSID) as your router.


Your WiFi devices like the smartphones and laptops will remain connected to the same network name as you move around your house and yard.


Other extenders create separate WiFi network name (SSID) than the router’s WiFi, causing disconnect and reconnect.

SMART ROAMING

Seamless Coverage for Your Mobile Devices

Smart Roaming intelligently connects your mobile devices to the optimal WiFi for 4K streaming, surfing and more. Now you can enjoy uninterrupted streaming on YouTube or Netflix, even as you move around the house.


Smart Roaming is designed for devices that support the 802.11k standard.

FOUR GIGABIT ETHERNET PORTS + USB

CONNECT MORE

A desktop extender like EX8000 is a great choice if you need more Ethernet ports to connect more network-ready wired devices and USB storage options. Use the extender's four (4) Gigabit Ethernet ports to connect wired devices like Smart TVs and game consoles.

TRI-BAND WIFI ACCESS POINT

AC3000 Wireless Access Point for your Ethernet

Do you have a pre-wired home? Easily create a tri-band access point using a wired Ethernet connection. Pair with your existing ISP modem to enhance WiFi for your small office or home office and expand your network.

ULTIMATE PERFORMANCE AND COVERAGE

Nighthawk Router + Nighthawk Extender

Love your Nighthawk router? Now you can easily build your own powerful extended WiFi network.

Enjoy all the advanced router features that a Nighthawk has to offer and easily build your own powerful WiFi network by adding the Tri-band WiFi Range Extender. Now you have the flexibility to customize networks in 2.4 and 5GHz. Use your existing router's SSID to create a single network or use multiple SSIDs to create separate networks.

Ideal Uses

GAMING & STREAMING

With combined WIFi speeds up to 3Gbps, a quad-core processor, and advanced features like MU-MIMO and Smart Connect, you can now enjoy extreme gaming and 4K streaming anywhere in your home.

SEAMLESS COVERAGE

Stream music in your backyard, video chat in your kitchen, or play online games in the basement. Get seamless WiFi coverage in your garage, second floor or in your extended guest house without network interruptions.

ULTIMATE CONNECTIVITY

Extend WiFi to your smart home devices in your home network. Enjoy strong wireless connectivity indoors for your Smart TV, thermostat to your lights and security cameras outdoors.

Technical Specifications

  • WiFi Technology

    • 802.11ac

  • WiFi Performance

    • AC3000

  • WiFi Band

    • Band 1: 400Mbps @2.4GHz - 256QAM

    • Band 2: 866Mbps @5GHz - 256QAM

    • Band 3: 1733Mbps @5GHz - 256QAM

  • Number of Ethernet Ports

    • Four (4) 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports with auto-sensing technology

  • Number of USB Ports

    • One USB 2.0

  • Security

    • WiFi Protected Access® (WPA/WPA2-PSK) and WEP Standards

  • EASE OF USE

    • Simple browser installation—great for mobile devices

    • Push ‘N’ Connect using WPS

    • Power on/off button

  • Physical Specifications

    • Dimensions: 8.94 x 6.68 x 3.65 in (227 x 170 x 93 mm)

    • Weight: 1.9lb (0.86kg)

  • Standards

    • IEEE® 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz

    • IEEE 802.11 a/n/ac 5GHz

    • IEEE 802.11 k

  • System Requirements

    • 2.4 and/or 5GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi router or gateway

    • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 8.0, Firefox® 20 or Safari® 5.1 or Google Chrome 25.0 browsers or higher

Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE 802.11 specifications. Actual data throughput and wireless coverage will vary and may be lowered by network and environmental conditions, including network traffic volume and building construction. MU-MIMO capability requires both router and client device to support MU-MIMO.

WIFI ANALYTICS APP

Optimize Your WiFi Network

Before you set up your WiFi Range Extender, download NETGEAR’s WiFi Analytics App to test WiFi strength in rooms throughout your home, helping you identify where your coverage is weakest. Once you’ve installed your WiFi extender, use the app once again to test signal strength and see how your network speed has improved.


The WiFi Analytics App can:


  • Help optimize your home network
  • Check network status
  • Monitor signal strength
  • Identify WiFi channels with the least traffic and interference 

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