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Nighthawk X6S Tri-Band WiFi Mesh Extender


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NETGEAR Wi-Fi Range Extender
NETGEAR Nighthawk( X6S AC3000 Tri-Band WiFi Range Extender
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Nighthawk X6S AC3000 Tri-band WiFi Mesh Extender with Patented FastLane3 Technology boosts your WiFi to the extreme with speeds up to 3Gbps. This Nighthawk Mesh Extender creates powerful whole home WiFi using your existing WiFi. EX8000 is one of the most advanced tri-band WiFi mesh extenders that includes a dedicated 1.7Gbps 5GHz band for extending Internet speeds to your devices. Dedicated WiFi Link avoids cutting the extended WiFi bandwidth in half. Smart Roaming intelligently connects your mobile devices to the optimal WiFi for superior streaming as you move around your house. Use the same WiFi name and password to provide seamless connectivity as you roam throughout the house.

  • Extreme AC3000 WiFi with combined speeds up to 3Gbps
  • Smart Roaming with One WiFi Name
  • Tri-band WiFi with FastLane3 Technology for faster WiFi speeds to more devices
  • Smart Connect—The optimal WiFi band for every device
  • Creates a Whole Home WiFi System

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.

WiFi Analytics App

How strong is your WiFi signal? Use the NETGEAR WiFi Analytics app & get advanced analytics to optimize your existing or newly extended WiFi network. Check your network status, WiFi signal strength, identify crowded WiFi channels & much more!

Here’s what you can do with the WiFi Analytics App!

  • Get a network status overview
  • Check WiFi signal strength
  • Measure WiFi channel interference
  • Keep track of WiFi strength by location
  • and more...

WiFi Analytics App


Nighthawk Mesh Wi-Fi

  • Easily create a whole home WiFi system with your existing router
  • Extends coverage of your home’s WiFi with same WiFi name & security password
  • Uninterrupted 4K video streaming as you roam room-to-room
  • Push button setup

Fastlane3 Technology

  • Extreme Tri-Band WiFi with combined speeds up to 3Gbps
  • Dedicated WiFi Link to router avoids cutting the extended WiFi bandwidth in half
  • Six high-performance internal antennas amplify WiFi range

Ultimate Connectivity

  • Smart Roaming automatically connects your mobile devices to the best available WiFi
  • Quad-core processor for seamless 4K video streaming & lag-free gaming
  • MU-MIMO enables simultaneous streaming of data for multiple devices
  • Four Gigabit ports to connect wired devices like smart TVs & game consoles to WiFi
  • Boost the range of your WiFi to every corner of your home

The NETGEAR patented FastLane3 Technology is comprised of Tri-band WiFi that creates a dedicated WiFi link between the extender and router and an optimized antenna design in the extender, giving you more speed to more devices. These elements combined create a powerful solution to extend WiFi throughout your home.

FastLane FastLane3 Technology
This feature maximizes performance by limiting devices to a specific band. Front haul is always one band, however the backhaul is not always 5GHz. This feature maximizes performance by limiting devices to a specific band. Front haul has two bands, backhaul is usually 5GHz. Thereby ensuring that all your devices operating on 5Ghz network have a dedicated WiFi connection.
FastLane needs to be enabled in the GUI. In Nighthawk X6S Tri-band WiFi range extender FastLane3 Technology is automatically enabled.
Use case: More bandwidth for more devices. Use case: Enhances your gaming and streaming experience.

More Coverage. Smart Roaming. One WiFi Name.

Connection Diagram:

Connection Diagram


NETGEAR EX8000 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 (1) USB 2.0 port
Key Features
  • Innovative Tri-band WiFi with FastLane3 technology
  • One WiFi Name with Any Router or Modem Router
  • Smart Roaming connects your mobile devices to the most robust WiFi signal Other Technical Features of Nighthawk X6S
  • Extreme AC3000 WiFi speeds — Up to 3Gbps(1733+866+400) Smart Connect intelligently selects the optimal WiFi band (5GHz or 2.4GHz) for every device
  • Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO) enables simultaneous streaming of data to multiple devices
  • Quad-core Processor boosts wireless and wired performance for better 4K streaming and lag-free gaming
  • Six (6) High-Performance Antennas for optimal WiFi performance
  • Four (4) Gigabit Ethernet Ports for connecting wired devices like game consoles, smart TVs, or multimedia streaming set-top boxes to your WiFi network
  • ReadySHARE USB Port for connecting your USB printer to the USB 2.0 port
  • WiFi Analytics App for Android devices for optimizing your network status, signal strength, and channel interference
Ease of Use
  • Simple browser installation—great for mobile devices
  • Push ‘N’ Connect using WPS
  • Power on/off button
Security WiFi Protected Access (WPA/WPA2-PSK) and WEP Standards
Physical Specifications
  • Dimensions: 8.94 x 6.68 x 3.65 in (227 x 170 x 93 mm)
  • Weight: 1.9lb (0.86kg)
Package Contents
  • Nighthawk X6S AC3000 Tri-band WiFi Mesh Extender (EX8000)
  • Quick start guide
  • Power adapter
  • 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
NETGEAR Warranty This product comes with a limited warranty that is valid only if purchased from a NETGEAR authorised reseller.

1 Works with devices supporting Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS). Data throughput, signal range, and wireless coverage per sq. ft. are not guaranteed and may vary due to differences in operating environments of wireless networks, including without limitation building materials and wireless interference. Specifications are subject to change without notice. The product may not be compatible with routers or gateways with firmware that has been altered, is based on open source programs, or is non-standard or outdated.


Download the NETGEAR EX8000 Datasheet (PDF).

Pricing Notes:

Netgear Products
NETGEAR Wi-Fi Range Extender
NETGEAR Nighthawk( X6S AC3000 Tri-Band WiFi Range Extender
Our Price: $310.33