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NETGEAR R6100-100PAS AC1200 Dual Band R6100 Wi-Fi Router IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n

  • 128MB RAM & 128MB Flash
  • Dual Band AC 300 + 867 Mbps
  • Advanced QoS - Optimized for smooth HD streaming and gaming
  • Dual Band WiFi avoids interference for better connections
  • Up to 3x faster than 802.1

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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  • Bruce K.
  • 6/11/2015 8:18:36 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsNot Bad

Pros: Has been a good, steady, reliable router for my home uses. Very easy to set up.

Cons: The 2.4 GHz band seems to work nicely, I can get a signal all the way out in the garage. The 5 GHz is a bit disappointing, I barely get a signal no more than 10 feet away from the router. In truth, I don't use 5 GHz much anyway, but then again, I suppose I would use it more often if the signal actually had some range to it.

Other Thoughts: Bout it in May 2014. Three laptops on Wi-Fi as well as a few phones in the household (though I rarely use mine on Wi-Fi), a PS3, and my PC hard-wired RJ45. Can't really complain, it does what I need it to do, never get signal drops or lag that I've noticed.

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  • Matthew H.
  • 6/9/2015 12:19:02 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsWorks but SLOW

Pros: Works and does not need to be rebooted

Cons: No matter what settings I try my laptop connects at 45Mbps even though it supports AC. If I take it to my local coffee shop it connects at 144Mbps and at work at 144Mbs. I tried moving my laptop next to the router and still connects at only 45Mbs. Very disappointed with netgear. If i was not past my warranty I would return this bad lemon but I waited to long to let it annoy me.

Manufacturer Response:

Hi Matthew,

We are very sorry for the trouble with your R6100. Have you tried posting a topic on our forums?
forum1.netgear.com

Regards,

NETGEAR Team

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  • Anonymous
  • 6/7/2015 4:14:09 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsStay away from R6100

Pros: Easy setup. Small. Fast. Nice range.

Cons: Stay away from R6100. Mine AP R6100 is almost dead after 10 month of using. I have to reboot it every 1-8 hours, because of freezes. looks like it is on a HW side.

Other Thoughts: Hi, I have more than 7 years of expirene in radio testing projects. I had a lot background with cheap and very expensive WiFi APs and routers including enterprise types of Cisco and Meru. The r6100 has a short life. Looks like hardware has started to die (usually it happened after 3 year).

Manufacturer Response:

We are very sorry to hear that your R6100 has stopped working after just 10 months. Please email us at newegg@netgear.com as soon as you can and we will gladly help you under the hardware warranty. All you will need to include is the serial number of your router and a description of what you decribed above.

Regards,

NETGEAR team

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  • Anonymous
  • 1/5/2015 1:08:22 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsLove Netgear routers but this ones are junk

Pros: Easy to setup and flexible to configure. The software allows to block unwanted domains and 'services' to keep kids save and advertising out.

Cons: We bought two of them, one from Newegg. Both ran hot, had a poor range under 11ac and no advantage for 11b/g/n networks compared to other routers from Netgear and other brands.
Both died after about a year. The latter is not really a con because I was happy when they died.

Other Thoughts: We run some 10+ routers from Netgear WNR612 to R7000/7100 and other brands for many years and, in general, all are very stable though I prefer
Netgear because their interface.

Manufacturer Response:

We appriciate you being a loyal NETGEAR customer and apologize for the problems that you are having with the R6100. The standard NETGEAR warranty is as follows:

1 year hardware warranty
90 days phone support
Email support is valid for warranty support period

We apologies for the problems you've come onto-- please email us at newegg@netgear.com with as many details as you can.

Regards,

NETGEAR team

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  • Frederick Q.
  • 12/31/2014 12:47:33 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsMultiple signal drops

Pros: Faster than my old Wireless G router
Good parental controls through OpenDNS

Cons: Drops wireless connectivity constantly
Not good for households with 10 or more wireless devices.

Other Thoughts: I have updated this router to the latest firmware and still this drops connectivity to my mobile devices when watching video every 5 minutes. This is a big deal with a household of over 15 wireless devices. I wish Netgear would fix this.

Manufacturer Response:

We want to get the connection issue you are having fixed right away. Please email us with the information you provided above at newegg@netgear.com-- from there we will help figure out what is wrong.

Our apologies for your time and any inconvenience we've caused.

Regards,

NETGEAR Team

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  • xi t.
  • 12/23/2014 11:21:22 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsDon't buy it

Pros: It's fast while it worked

Cons: This router need reboot at-least once a day, it's very frustrating. Save yourself from headache don't buy it.

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  • Ryan T.
  • 11/8/2014 5:30:33 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

1 out of 5 eggsPiece of Junk

Pros: Works great when it works.

Cons: Constantly needs rebooting. Sometimes only after a few hours, sometimes after a day but at least every 1.5 days it needs rebooting. Very annoying. I did not have this problem with my Linksys routers.

Other Thoughts: Avoid. I talked to Netgear tech support and they were useless... of course.

Manufacturer Response:

If you would like some more assistance please email us at newegg@netgear.com right away. When you are writing the email please include any case numbers that you received from tech support and anything else that can speed things up for us.

Regards,

NETGEAR Team

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  • Shane S.
  • 10/17/2014 1:38:40 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsworks great, but...

Pros: compact power house with great looks. great wired capabilities

Cons: I have an Alienware m17x-r2 with a Dell DW1520 wireless N Half Mini-card in it that seems to have trouble connecting to my R6100-AC1200... It'll connect to the network, but not have internet access. I have Updated drivers, deleted drivers, and so on, but to no avail. a tracert to google.com results with errors of "unable to resolve target system name." 2.4GHZ works great, it's just the issue of the 5 ghz band...

Other Thoughts: Love the color and button design.

Manufacturer Response:

Hey Canesh,

Please email us at amazon@netgear.com with your issue-- we will be happy to figure out what is wrong.

We apologize that you can't get the Alienware connected and hope to hear from you soon.

Regards,

NETGEAR Team

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  • Hitesh B.
  • 9/30/2014 10:13:27 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

2 out of 5 eggsAdequate performance but not reliable

Pros: It is rather cheep for an AC router, and the range has not disappointed me. Mind you, I wouldn't expect it to cover a large house, but for an apartment it is perfectly fine. Speeds are about what I expected.

Cons: It is not reliable. End of story. Every 1-3 days it simply stops broadcasting the 5GHz band and although the 2.4GHz signal remains, nothing I own (all 4 devices) can connect to it. To be fair, simply resetting the router fixes all this, but that is only possible if one happens to be home when the router dies. (And trust me, its very annoying even if you are available to reset it when it dies.) If one plans on regularly accessing their home desktop via tightVNC or the like, as I do, this becomes extremely frustrating when every few days your computer just will not respond as the router has died once again.

Other Thoughts: Makes a little bit of noise as well. Nothing major, just noticeable when you pick it up. Does not support beam forming or Gigabit LAN, but anyone who buys it should know that going in.
Web interface was a little buggy, but as hopefully one only has to use it once, I didn't ding it for that.
All in all, decent speeds, just simply horrendously unreliable. Would not recommend.

Manufacturer Response:

We can't apologize enough that your R6100 has been unreliable and would like to offer our assistance. Whenever you get a moment you can contact our support team at support.netgear.com, or you can email us at newegg@netgear.com for advanced assistance.

Our goal is to earn your business in the future.

Regards,

NETGEAR Team

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  • Benjamin S.
  • 9/18/2014 7:28:13 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

2 out of 5 eggsVery lacking

Pros: Mostly easy to configure the router for basic home use.
Has not died yet (we might consider this a con...)

Cons: We purchased this router to replace an earlier Netgear Wireless N router that was awesome. The old one died from one of the main chips frying, melted in a nasty way after 3 years.
This router wireless has major problems dropping clients, clients can connect once then not connect again.
WAN settings keep getting reset if the WAN connection does down. We have a static IP and every time the WAN goes down, the settings lose the WAN setup and revert to DHCP. Being a business this is killer for our public hosted services. Having to reset the WAN setup gets old fast.
To take advantage of the Wireless Guest features, the router has to be the DHCP server. Using a DHCP server from inside the network nullifies the routers Guest network security features. While the guest can get an IP, it cannot communicate with the DNS server to resolve addresses. This means no internet service for guests.
VPN probems. The old Netgear VPN pass through was great. We opened the ports and connections simply worked. With this router, VPN clients are hit and miss. Most clients get errors connecting, Those that do connect, most of them can only stay connected for a few seconds before the router resets their connections. Very few clients can connect and remain connected long enough to get some work done. No changes have been made to the VPN server or clients. Simply replaced the router with the same ports opened on the new as the old and MTU settings.
We have had to revert to RDP for these remote workers. Not anywhere as secure as the VPN tunnel this claims to allow.

Other Thoughts: Unless you are going to buy this, plug it in with zero configuration changes, stay away. It lacks in every category compared to nearly all comparable routers. Older Netgear routers have been good to us. This new one has changed our brand.
We are replacing with a different brand router that we have already tested and proven to work as a modern router should.

Manufacturer Response:

Hi Ben,

First, we want to thank you for being a longtime NETGEAR customer, and we apologize for the problems you're seeing with the R6100. Several of the issues you mention may be hardware or software related, and are not normal for this router. We'd like to work with you directly to address this and get you a hardware replacement if necessary. Please get in touch with us at amazon@netgear.com and also provide a copy/paste of this review (as you provide a lot of info here that will be helpful for our engineers)

We look forward to working with you and thank you for your loyalty and patience.

Regards,

NETGEAR Team

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