NETGEAR AX1800 4-Stream WiFi Mesh Extender
Create a power WiFi 6 Mesh System
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NETGEAR AX1800 4-Stream Mesh Extender (EAX20) supports the latest generation WiFi 6 (802.11ax) standard. This powerful Mesh Extender is built for the future of WiFi delivering great capacity, fast speed and more coverage. Enjoy a better connected home experience and extend faster WiFi to the farthest corner of your home with speeds up to 1.8Gbps. With 4-streams WiFi more spatial streams provide more available bandwidth and less congestion for all the devices in the WiFi network. Ideal for small to medium-sized homes with up to 4 bedrooms, you can extend powerful WiFi to every corner and take advantage of the fastest broadband speeds available to get the speeds you pay for. Upgrade to a WiFi 6 Mesh Extender to experience the fastest WiFi speeds and up to 1.5-times greater network capacity than WiFi 5, so you can connect more and more devices on your WiFi today and tomorrow without worry.
- Easily create a whole home WiFi mesh system with your existing router
- 4-Stream WiFi 6 with speeds up to 1.8Gbps for fast wireless speeds
- 1.5X the performance and capacity of 11ac
- Powerful 1.5GHz quad-core processor for smooth 4K streaming and gaming
- Gigabit WiFi connectivity for compatible mobile devices and laptops
- Reliable Smart Home Connectivity
Wi-Fi 6 features simultaneous dual band support, making it ideal for multiple IoT devices in our connected homes. Your WiFi will stay strong and reliable, even with more WiFi devices on your network from the sensor-based low-bandwidth devices to high-end video streaming.
- Smoother UHD 4K/8K Streaming
Watch ultra-HD 4K videos on your smart TV while your famly games online and uploads pictures from their smartphones. Streaming from Netflix or YouTube has never been so smooth.
- Faster and Farther Coverage
Get faster WiFi speeds to more devices for your premium router or your Internet Provider rented modem.
Easily Create a Mesh WiFi 6 System with your Existing Router
Expand coverage of your Existing Router using your current WiFi name and password. This desktop design has two powerful internal antennas that extend WiFi signals to where your router WiFi cannot reach. This AX1800 Mesh Extender is backward compatible with previous WiFi generations (11b/g/n/a/ac) and will work with all your existing internet-connected devices.
Great Speed and Range without Bandwidth Drop
Your upgraded WiFi experience will deliver smooth streaming of ultra HD content on your new smart TV, music for your WiFi connected speakers, and fast online game play throughout your home.
No More Switching WiFi Network Names
AX1800 4-Stream Mesh Extender 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 without disconnect and reconnect as you move around your house and yard.
A desktop extender like EAX20 is a great choice if you need more Ethernet ports to connect network-ready wired devices. Use the extender's four (4) Gigabit Ethernet ports to connect wired devices like Smart TVs and game consoles.
Nighthawk Router + Nighthawk Mesh Extender
Love your Nighthawk router? Now you can easily build your own powerful Nighthawk Mesh network. Enjoy all the advanced router features that a Nighthawk has to offer and easily build your own powerful WiFi Mesh System. The Nighthawk AX8 is compatible with any WiFi router but delivers best mesh performance with the Nighthawk WiFi 6 routers.
The NETGEAR Nighthawk App makes it easy to set up your extender and get more out of your WiFi. With the app, you can install your extender in a few steps—just connect your mobile device to the network and the app will walk you through the rest. Once set up, you can use the intuitive dashboard to manage your network.
- Network Management—Easily monitor and manage your home network
- Quick Setup—Get connected in just minutes
- Get it at nighthawk-app.com
4-Stream WiFi 6
Upgraded WiFi that's up to 1.5X the performance & capacity of 11ac.
One WiFi Name & Smart Roaming
Seamless mesh WiFi throughout the home for all your devices.
Increased Coverage for Your Smart Home
Strong WiFi signals reach every corner of your smart home.
Ultra-fast WiFi Speeds up to 1.8Gbps
Smoother 4K HD streaming & gaming.
WiFi 6 for business and home office
NETGEAR has been at the forefront of innovation and cutting-edge solution for more than 20 years, providing innovative and ground-breaking network solutions which include a suite of advanced WiFi 6 products – giving you access to the most advanced WiFi on the planet.
WiFi 6 overcomes these challenges
- Coverage and range, especially through walls in blind spots
- Need for faster and easier set up
- Network and per device speed, especially with more devices
- Demand for security and access control
- Need for smooth configuration and firmware updates
WiFi 6 for Business
Why are businesses adopting WiFi 6?
- Best WiFi Speed – 70% more throughput than WiFi 5
- Connect More Devices - optimized speed even in high density areas
- Improved Coverage
- Battery Efficiency
- Seamless Roaming
- Faster Backbone with 2.5G - Multi-gig networking and connectivity
- High Density IoT
- Safer Networks
Remote WiFi 6 Management
Most NETGEAR WiFi 6 business access points include NETGEAR Insight, the award-winning remote cloud management solution for easy installation, monitoring, and management from anywhere.
NETGEAR Insight is an industry first in network management, providing easy plug-and-play setup and management. Its cloud portal can be accessed via an intuitive web interface or the Insight mobile app. Insight offers a wide variety of configuration options for the most basic networks to multi-tenancy and multi-roles.
NETGEAR Insight enables easy configuration, monitoring, and management of your wireless access points together with Insight-managed switches and storage. Wireless management features include: Instant WiFi for automatic wireless configuration to limit interferences, frequency band selection, VLAN creation and association with SSID, WiFi security configuration, visibility into WiFi clients, reporting, and many more.
Who is upgrading to WiFi 6?
- Sharing a WiFi connection with the rest of the family as people are working from home, video calling or downloading large files can slow everyone down. WiFi 6 is optimized for concurrent users.
- As medicine moves toward more innovative technologies for imaging, record storage, and telehealth, it requires more bandwidth. Upgrading to WiFi 6 helps ease high demand and provide efficiency.
- Older, legacy WiFi systems have slow bandwidth lack device capacity and less secure connections. WiFi 6 can meet growing demand for connectivity across all the technology and devices the industry depends on.
- As wireless handheld Point of Sale devices increase in use so does the need for suffcinet bandwidth and total site coverage. WiFi 6 can meet those growing demands.
- Libraries, city halls, police offices and the public sector in general are becoming more technologically advanced and reliant on WiFi and need the bandwidth capacity and efficiency it offers.
- The increase in video streaming, online with WiFi 6 greatly improve student’s and teacher’s educational experiences.
- From AI assembly line robots to autonomous delivery trucks, most or all new machinery and loT will require high bandwidth and capacity.
- Finance companies need high bandwidth and zero-delay streaming to meet the needs of daily stock market traders and demanding finance apps. WiFi 6 can keep up with these demand.
- Houses of worship need great network conncetivity to make sure everything runs smoothly for the team and improve the congregation’s experince. Reliability, simplicity and affordability are high priorities. WiFi 6 checks all those boxes.
The WiFi 6 Difference
Increased speed, coverage, and capacity for today’s WiFi demands
Up to 70% faster speeds on both bands
Up to 50% more coverage, with no dead zones
- Device Capacity
More simultaneous users, with high WiFi quality for everyone
|Number of Ethernet Ports||Four (4) 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports with auto-sensing technology|
|Security||Standards-based WiFi Security (802.11i, 128-bit AES encryption with PSK)|
|Ease of Use||
|Dimensions||9.5 x 6.7 x 2.5in (241.7 × 169.5 ×63.4mm)|
* 90-day complimentary technical support following purchase from a NETGEAR authorized reseller.
1 Works with devices supporting WPS.
§ Requires compatible AX clients with DL-OFDMA and UL-OFDMA support.
† Comparable with an AC1200 WiFi Range Extender.
†† Performance compared to IEEE 802.11ac wireless technology.
‡ Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE standard 802.11 specifications. Actual data throughput and data over distance will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building material and construction, and network overhead, result in lower actual data throughput rate and wireless coverage. 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 AX1800 4-Stream WiFi Mesh Extender Datasheet (PDF).
- Pricing and product availability subject to change without notice.