Netgear Nighthawk AX6 AX5400 Wireless Dual-Band Gigabit Router

BH #NERAX50100NA • MFR #RAX50-100NAS
Netgear Nighthawk AX6 AX5400 Wireless Dual-Band Gigabit Router
Key Features
  • Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
  • Up to 5400 Mb/s Throughput
  • 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz (Dual-Band)
  • 4 x External Antennas
Boost your wireless network speed up to 5400 Mb/s total throughput with compatible devices by installing the Nighthawk AX6 AX5400 Wireless Dual-Band Gigabit Router from Netgear. This dual-band wireless router supports the 802.11ax Wi-Fi standard and uses OFDMA technology to communicate with multiple connected devices simultaneously across the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands. With the Nighthawk AX6 AX5400, you'll have the wireless bandwidth you need to stream 4K video, video chat, and play online games. Its four high-performance antennas use Beamforming to help ensure strong connections and long range, making it ideal for medium to large homes. The router also includes five Gigabit Ethernet ports, four of which connect to computers, gaming consoles, and other compatible devices. Connect an external storage drive to the available USB 3.0 Type-A port to back up and share data locally across your network. The Nighthawk AX6 AX5400 sets up quickly through the Nighthawk mobile app, and you can issue voice commands to the router through Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Your network is secured with both wireless encryption and the Netgear Armor multi-layered cybersecurity system, which protects devices against viruses, malware, and other online threats.
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Netgear AX6 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Fast Wi-Fi
  • 3OFDMA Technology
  • 4Up to 6 Simultaneous Wi-Fi Streams
  • 5160 MHz Channel Support
  • 6Triple-Core Processor
  • 7Gigabit Ethernet Ports (4 LAN and 1 WAN)
  • 8Nighthawk App
  • 9Backward Compatibility
  • 10Voice Control
  • 11Online Security
  • 12Additional DFS Channels
  • 131024-QAM Support
  • 14System Requirements

Boost your wireless network speed up to 5400 Mb/s total throughput with compatible devices by installing the Nighthawk AX6 AX5400 Wireless Dual-Band Gigabit Router from Netgear. This dual-band wireless router supports the 802.11ax Wi-Fi standard and uses OFDMA technology to communicate with multiple connected devices simultaneously across the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands. With the Nighthawk AX6 AX5400, you'll have the wireless bandwidth you need to stream 4K video, video chat, and play online games. Its four high-performance antennas use Beamforming to help ensure strong connections and long range, making it ideal for medium to large homes. The router also includes five Gigabit Ethernet ports, four of which connect to computers, gaming consoles, and other compatible devices. Connect an external storage drive to the available USB 3.0 Type-A port to back up and share data locally across your network. The Nighthawk AX6 AX5400 sets up quickly through the Nighthawk mobile app, and you can issue voice commands to the router through Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Your network is secured with both wireless encryption and the Netgear Armor multi-layered cybersecurity system, which protects devices against viruses, malware, and other online threats.

Fast Wi-Fi

With 802.11ax support, the Nighthawk AX6 AX5400 can transfer up to 600 Mb/s through the 2.4 GHz band and 4800 Mb/s on the 5 GHz band, totaling 5.4 Gb/s throughput.

OFDMA Technology

OFDMA allows for efficient data transmission to multiple devices at the same time.

Up to 6 Simultaneous Wi-Fi Streams

Six-stream multi-user MIMO support enables up to six 1x1 MIMO devices to stream content at the same time across the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands.

160 MHz Channel Support

By doubling the speeds offered by 80 MHz wireless channels, this router is designed to reach Gigabit speeds with compatible devices.

Triple-Core Processor

A powerful 1.5 GHz triple-core processor helps to ensure smooth 4K video streaming without interruption.

Gigabit Ethernet Ports (4 LAN and 1 WAN)

Connect up to four wired devices to the Gigabit Ethernet ports for fast, reliable network speeds.

Nighthawk App

The Nighthawk App allows you to set up, manage, and test your router from your mobile device.

Backward Compatibility

Works with 802.11ac/n/g/b/a client devices.

Voice Control

Control your Netgear Wi-Fi network with Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant voice commands.

Online Security

In addition to supporting WPA3 wireless encryption and OpenVPN services, the Nighthawk AX6 AX5400 features Netgear Armor, a cybersecurity system that helps to protect connected devices against viruses, malware, and other online threats.

Additional DFS Channels

Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) helps to minimize interference from neighboring wireless networks.

1024-QAM Support

This router offers up to 25% better data efficiency and faster wireless speeds compared to 256-QAM (Quadrature Amplitude Modulation) routers.

System Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP/2000, macOS, UNIX, or Linux
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 or higher; Microsoft Edge; Google Chrome 55 or higher; Firefox 45 or higher; Safari 10 or higher
  • UPC: 606449144895

    Netgear AX6 Specs

    Wireless
    Wireless Frequency Bands2.4 GHz, 5 GHz Dual-Band
    Number of Antennas4
    MU-MIMO Support6 x 6
    WLAN ModeWi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
    Antenna PlacementExternal (Detachable)
    Interface
    Ports4 x 10/100/1000 Mb/s Gigabit Ethernet (RJ45) (Console)
    1 x 10/100/1000 Mb/s Gigabit Ethernet (RJ45) (Uplink)
    USB Sharing SupportYes
    Performance
    Throughput5400 Mb/s Total
    2.4 GHz: 600 Mb/s 
    5 GHz: 4800 Mb/s 
    Security
    Guest Network SupportYes
    Wireless SecurityWPA3
    VPN SupportYes
    Firewall SupportNone
    Hardware
    RAM512 MB
    Storage Capacity256 MB
    Processor1.5 GHz Tri-Core
    Supported IEEE Standards802.11ac, 802.11ax, 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
    General
    Dimensions11.65 x 8.11 x 2.25" / 295.8 x 206 x 57.2 mm
    Weight1.25 lb / 566 g
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight3.06 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH)14.7 x 10.1 x 4.7"
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