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Nighthawk AC2300 Smart WiFi Router—Dual Band Gigabit


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NETGEAR Nighthawk( AC2300 Smart WiFi Router with MU-MIMO
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Simultaneous Streaming to Multiple Devices

The best 802.11ac WiFi router, just got better! Built with gaming, streaming and mobile devices in mind, this gigabit WiFi router supports MU-MIMO for simultaneous streaming and delivers extreme speed so you enjoy less lag and less buffering. Newest generation WiFi technology increases your WiFi coverage while reducing dead spots. With Beamforming+ and built in high powered amplifiers and external antennas, get ready for extreme performance! Access and control your router from anywhere using features such as NETGEAR genie remote access, ReadyCLOUD, OpenVPN, and Kwilt app. Frustration-free fast install using NETGEAR Up app to get online in matter of minutes. Control your home network with voice commands using Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant. NEW: Circle with Disney - Smart Parental Controls.

  • Beamforming+ improves range & performance for both 2.4 & 5GHz devices
  • Smart Connect intelligently selects the fastest 2.4 or 5GHz WiFi band for each device for optimal speed
  • ReadyCLOUD USB Access—Enjoy personal & secure cloud access to USB storage anytime, anywhere
  • High-power amplifiers & antennas to extend your WiFi coverage
  • Dynamic QoS prioritizes video streaming & gaming
  • Free automatic backup software for Windows PC & Time Machine compatible for Macs
  • Amazon Alexa to manage your home network with voice commands
  • Easy & automatic installation of the NETGEAR router with Internet provider gateway to upgrade your WiFi
  • Circle with Disney—The smart way for families to manage content and time online, on any device

Beamforming+—For More Reliable Connections

Unlike typical WiFi routers that just blast the WiFi signals in all directions, with Beamforming+ the router & device communicate with each other, so the router can directly beam the WiFi signal to the device. Boosting speed, reliability, and range for both Implicit and Explicit 2.4 & 5GHz WiFi devices, the result is a stronger, faster, more reliable connection that is locked in even when the device is moved a round the home.

  • WiFi Signal Focus—Focuses signals from the wireless router to WiFi devices like smartphones, tablets & laptops
  • Automatic Signal Management—Checks with your device to keep WiFi signal at its optimal strength
  • Device Connections—Designed for home environments to support multiple WiFi device connections for highest quality
  • WiFi Coverage—Reduces dead spots, & boosts signal strength

NETGEAR genie—Home Networking Simplified

NETGEAR genie makes getting the most out of your home network fun & easy. NETGEAR genie allows you to easily monitor, connect & control your home network from an iPhone, iPad or Android devices. With NETGEAR genie you can share & stream music or videos, diagnose & repair network issues, set up parental controls & more.

  • Network Map—Allow or block access to your network using real-time map of connected devices
  • Traffic Meter—Track your internet data usage
  • My Media —Find & play media files in your network
  • EZ Mobile Connect—Scan QR code to connect to your home network
  • For iPhone, iPad or Android devices
  • Remote access to manage your network away from home. View the network map, block WiFi devices, set up guest WiFi & manage Parental Controls—anytime, anywhere.

Circle with Disney

Circle with Disney is the smart way for families to manage content and time online, on any connected device. With the Circle app, you can easily:

  • Limit daily Internet time for websites, apps, and more
  • Set a BedTime for your family's devices
  • Set individual filter for each family member that matches their age and interests
  • Pause Internet by device or by user with a press of a button
  • Schedule specific `no internet' times with OffTime
  • Check out where your family spends time online
  • Reward kids with extended Time Limits, no OffTime, and a late BedTime for the day
  • Use voice commands to ask Alexa about Time Limits and Usage

Ideal Uses

  • In a Dead Zone? Not Anymore.
    Eliminate WiFi dead zones and enjoy seamless WiFi connectivity and signal strength from your living room to backyard.
  • Enjoy Life in the Fast Lane.
    With FastLane3 Technology, use both WiFi bands to establish one super high-speed connection; ideal for HD streaming and gaming.
  • WiFi Everywhere
    Plug into any outlet and give your existing WiFi coverage a boost in any room with the same network name (SSID).



Get the fastest WiFi currently available & enjoy a blazing-fast, lag-free WiFi experience for gaming, video streaming or surfing.

  • EXTREMELY FAST WIFI—Up to 600+1625Mbps†
  • SMART CONNECT—Automatically selects the best dual band WiFi connection for optimal wireless speed
  • GIGABIT WIFI—Next-generation WiFi now at Gigabit speeds
  • MU-MIMO—Go faster by simultaneously streaming to multiple devices
  • GIGABIT WIRED—Ideal for HD gaming & video
  • DUAL CORE PROCESSOR—Dual core 1GHz processor boosts wireless, wired & WAN-to-LAN performance

WiFi Range

Got range? Homes come in all shapes and sizes and Nighthawk Smart WiFi Router provides WiFi coverage no matter where you connect in your home.

  • ULTIMATE RANGE—WiFi coverage throughout very large homes
  • ANTENNAS—High-power amplifiers with 3 external antennas


With NETGEAR, sharing across your network is fun and easy, anything from accessing stored photos & music to wireless printing. And make sure you keep it safe by using the included ReadySHARE Vault application for backing up Windows-based PCs. For Mac OS users, back-up using Apple Time Machine.

  • DLNA —Find & play your media on DLNA TVs & game consoles
  • READYSHARE USB ACCESS—Wirelessly access & share USB hard drive & printer via two (2) USB ports
  • ONE SUPERSPEED USB 3.0 PORT—Up to 10x faster than USB 2.0
  • READYCLOUD USB ACCESS—Enjoy personal & secure cloud access to USB storage anytime, anywhere
  • READYSHARE PRINTER—Wirelessly access & share a USB printer
  • READYSHARE VAULT—Free software for automatic PC backup to a USB hard drive connected to the router
  • TIME MACHINE—Automatic Mac backup to a USB hard drive connected to the router
  • iTunes COMPATIBLE—Play your USB-stored music using AirPlay or Apple Remote
  • Kwilt—View & share your photos from social media & now from your Nighthawk Router attached USB storage

Reliable Connections

There’s nothing more frustrating than lost connections! With NETGEAR’s advanced features & best-in-class technology, you’ll reduce interference & enjoy more reliable WiFi connectivity.

  • SIMULTANEOUS DUAL BAND—Reduces interference for better connections to more WiFi devices
  • DYNAMIC QoS—Intelligently prioritizes video streaming & gaming
  • BEAMFORMING+—Boosts speed, reliability, & range of WiFi connections for 2.4 & 5GHz bands

Ease Of Use

Start enjoying your new device faster than ever. NETGEAR wants to make sure installation and management is simple & easy, so you can connect quickly & make sure you stay that way!

  • EASY INSTALL—Easy setup for iPad, tablets, smartphones & computers
  • NETGEAR GENIE APP—Personal dashboard to monitor, control & repair your home network. Includes remote access to manage your network away from home
  • VOICE CONTROL—Using Amazon Alexa, control your home network with voice commands
  • PUSH ‘N’ CONNECT—Easy push button WiFi connections (WPS)
  • WIFI & POWER ON/OFF—Convenient power savings


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

  • VPN SUPPORT—On PC, MAC, & now also with OpenVPN Connect app on iOS & Android, securely access your home network & Internet connection from your mobile device remotely
  • PARENTAL CONTROLS—Circle with Disney - the smart way for families to manage content and time online, on any device
  • GUEST NETWORK ACCESS—Separate & secure access for guests
  • SECURE WIFI CONNECTIONS—High level wireless security with WPA/WPA2
  • PERSONAL FTP SERVER—Customized free URL to create FTP server

Connection Diagram:

Connection Diagram


NETGEAR R7000P Specifications
WiFi Technology 802.11ac Dual Band Gigabit
WiFi Performance AC2300 WiFi (1625 + 600 Mbps)
WiFi Range Very large homes
WiFi Band Simultaneous dual band 2.4 & 5GHz
Beamforming Beamforming+ — Boosts speed, reliability and range of WiFi Connections for 2.4 and 5GHz
Number of Ethernet Ports Five (5) 10/100/1000 Mbps—(1 WAN & 4 LAN) Gigabit Ethernet ports
Number of USB Ports Two (2) USB ports—one (1) USB 3.0 & one (1) USB 2.0 port
Key Features
  • AC2300 WiFi (1625 + 600 Mbps)† speeds
  • MU-MIMO—Simultaneous streaming of data for multiple devices
  • Circle Smart Parental Controls - Manage content and time online
  • Works with Amazon Alexa & the Google Assistant – Control your home network using voice commands
  • Dynamic QoS—Prioritizes network traffic by application & device
  • 1GHz Dual-Core processor– Better video streaming, lag-free gaming, surfing and more
  • Smart Connect—Intelligently selects the fastest WiFi band for every device
  • High-Performance Antennas—Better WiFi coverage & faster speeds
  • Two USB Ports—One (1) USB 3.0 & One (1) USB 2.0 for faster streaming, backup and easy access to your stored media
  • 5 Gigabit Ethernet ports for faster file sharing and transfers
  • Beamforming+—Improves range & performance plus for both 2.4 and 5GHz devices
  • NETGEAR Up app—Easily set up, update, and configure your router
  • NETGEAR genie App—Personal dashboard to monitor, control and repair your home network, includes remote access
  • ReadyCLOUD USB Access—Personal & secure cloud access to USB storage anytime, anywhere
  • ReadySHARE Vault—Free software for automatic PC backup to a USB hard drive connected to the router
  • Kwilt—View and share all your photos from social media and now from your Nighthawk Router attached USB storage
  • OpenVPN Support—Secure access to your home network and Internet when away from home using any device
  • Guest network access—separate & secure
  • OpenVPN Connect app on iOS and Android, securely access your home network from your mobile device.
  • Free automatic backup software for Windows PC & Time Machine compatible for Macs
  • IPv6 Support (Internet Protocol Version 6)
  • On/Off LED lights option
  • Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA/WPA2—PSK) and WEP
  • Guest network access—separate & secure
  • WiFi Protected Access (WPA/WPA2—PSK)
  • Double firewall protection (SPI and NAT)
  • Denial-of-service (DoS) attack prevention
Processor 1GHz dual-core
Memory 128 MB flash and 256 MB RAM
Physical Specifications
  • Dimensions: 11.22 x 7.26 x 1.97 in (285 x 184.5 x 50 mm)
  • Weight: 1.65 lbs (750 g)
Package Contents
  • Nighthawk AC2300 Smart WiFi Router
  • Three (3) detachable antennas
  • Ethernet cable
  • Quick install guide
  • Power adapter
  • Two (2) USB ports—one (1) USB 3.0 & one (1) USB 2.0 port
  • IEEE 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz
  • IEEE 802.11 a/n/ac 5.0 GHz - 1024 QAM support
  • Five (5) 10/100/1000 Mbps—(1 WAN & 4 LAN) Gigabit Ethernet ports
System Requirements
  • Microsoft Windows 7, 8, 8.1, Vista, XP, 2000, Mac OS, UNIX, or Linux
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0, Firefox 2.0, Safari 1.4, or Google Chrome 11.0 browsers or higher
NETGEAR Warranty This product comes with a limited warranty that is valid only if purchased from a NETGEAR authorised reseller.

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. NETGEAR makes no representations or warranties about this product’s compatibility with future standards.
Up to 1300 Mbps wireless speeds achieved when connecting to other 802.11ac 1300 Mbps devices. 2.4GHz performance mode requires 256QAM support on WiFi client.


Download the NETGEAR R7000P Datasheet (PDF).

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Price: $341.36
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