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NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1900 Dual Band Wireless Gigabit Router (R7000)

  • AC1900: 600+1300 Mbps
  • First to market: 1GHz Dual Core Processor
  • 256MB RAM & 128MB Flash
  • 256 QAM Support for 2.4 GHz WiFi
  • USB 3.0
  • Beamforming+ improves range & performance
  • VPN Support
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Netgear
Nighthawk AC1900Smart Wi-Fi RouterDual Band Gigabit
 
R7000
R7000

Product Highlights
 
  • AC1900 Wi-Fi— 600 + 1300Mbps speeds
  • 1GHz Dual Core Processor
  • Beamforming+ improves range & performance
  • High powered amplifiers & antennas to extend your Wi-Fi coverage
  • Advanced features for lag-free gaming
  • Prioritized bandwidth for streaming videos or music
  • Free automatic backup software for Windows PC & Time Machine compatible for Macs
  • Manage your home network with Netgear Genie
1GHz Dual Core Processor
AC1900
 
Gaming
Gaming – For the Win

Avoid character freezing & enjoy lag-free gaming with the ultimate in AC speed & performance. Nighthawk delivers AC1900 Wi-Fi, a powerful dual core 1GHz processor, & advanced upstream QoS for optimized game play on consoles like the XBox. When microseconds count, let Nighthawk accelerate your game. For the win.

Streaming
Streaming – Unlimited HD

Stop buffering and start enjoying uninterrupted streaming media. With features like downstream QoS, Beamforming+ and built-in iTunes server you'll begin to stream like you mean it. Access your stored media quickly with USB 3.0 and keep it safe with free automatic backup software for PCs & Time Machine compatible for Macs.

Mobile
Mobile – Up to 100% Faster

Improve your mobile Wi-Fi speeds by up to 100% with Nighthawk! High-powered amplifiers & antennas help extend Wi-Fi coverage throughout large homes & even backyards. Beamforming+ focuses Wi-Fi signals to Wi-Fi devices. With signals locked onto your device, experience what it really means to be mobile!

 

Features & Benefits

Speed
AC1900 Range

World's Fastest Wi-Fi – Up to 600 + 1300Mbps

 
Gigabit Wi-Fi

GIGABIT Wi-Fi – Next-generation Wi-Fi now at Gigabit speeds

 
Sharing
 
DLNA Media Server

DLNA – Find & play your media on DLNA TVs & game consoles

 
ReadySHARE USB

ReadySHARE USB ACCESS – Wirelessly access & share USB hard drive & printer via two (2) USB ports

 
ReadySHARE USB 3

One Superspeed USB 3.0 Port – Up to 10x faster than USB 2.0

 
ReadySHARE Printer

ReadySHARE Printer – Wirelessly access & share a USB printer

 
ReadySHARE Vault

ReadySHARE Vault – Free software for automatic PC backup to a USB hard drive connected to the router

 
Time Machine

Time Machine – Automatic Mac backup to a USB hard drive connected to the router

 
Reliable Connections
 
Simultaneous Dual Band

Simultaneous Dual Band – Reduces interference for better connections to more Wi-Fi devices

 
Advanced Qos

Advanced QoS – Optimized for smooth HD streaming & gaming

 
Beamforming

Beamforming+ – Boosts speed, reliability, & range of Wi-Fi connections

 
Range
Ultimate Range

Ultimate Range – Wi-Fi coverage throughout your home

 
Antanna

Antennas – High-powered amplifiers with three external antennas

 
Ease of Use
 
CD -Less Installation

Easy Install – Easy setup for iPad, tablets, smartphones & computers

 
Netgear Genie

Netgear Genie APP – Personal dashboard to monitor, control and repair your home network

 
  Push ‘N’ Connect

Push-n-Connect – Easy push button Wi-Fi connections (WPS)

 
Wi-Fi & Power On-Off

Wi-Fi & Power ON/OFF – Convenient power savings

 
Security
VPN

VPN Support – Secure access to your home network

 
Live Parental Controls

Parental Controls – Web filtering for all your connected devices

 
Guest Network Access

Guest Network Access – Separate & secure access for guests

 
Secure Wi-Fi Connection

Secure Wi-Fi Connections – Highest level wireless security with WPA/WPA2

 
Open Source

Open Source Support – Download open source firmware from www.myopenrouter.com

 
FTP

Personal FTP Server – Customized free URL to create FTP server

 
 
R7000 diagram

Choose the Wireless Router that Fits Your Needs

  R6200v2 R6250 R6300v2 R7000
 
AC1200
AC1600
AC1750
AC1900
Specifications
Range Better Better Best Ultimate
Simultaneous Dual Band Wi-Fi (2.4GHz & 5GHz)
yes
yes
yes
yes
Processor Speed 800MHz Dual Core 800MHZ Dual Core 800MHZ Dual Core 1GHz
USB Storage Access Speed Better Best Best Ultimate
USB Ports One USB 2.0 One USB 3.0 One USB 2.0 + One USB 3.0 One USB 2.0 + One USB 3.0
Ethernet Ports 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet
Key Features
Netgear Genie
yes
yes
yes
yes
Guest Networks
yes
yes
yes
yes
Live Parental Controls
yes
yes
yes
yes
Broadband Usage Meter
yes
yes
yes
yes
DLNA
yes
yes
yes
yes
Beamforming+
yes
yes
yes
yes
Open Source Support (from myopenrouter.com)
yes
yes
yes
yes
ReadySHARE USB
yes
yes
yes
yes
ReadySHARE Printer
yes
yes
yes
yes
ReadySHARE Vault    
yes
yes
Apple Time Machine Compatible    
yes
yes
Personal FTP Server      
yes
VPN Support      
yes
Advanced QoS for Video Streaming      
yes
Advanced QoS for Gaming      
yes
iTunes Compatible      
yes
Applications
Email, chat, surf
yes
yes
yes
yes
Online gaming
yes
yes
yes
yes
HD Streaming
yes
yes
yes
yes
Multiple HD Streaming
yes
yes
yes
yes
Netgear Genie mobile
 

Netgear Genie App

  • Home network manager
  • Makes any printer AirPrint compatible to print from an iPad or iPhone
  • My Media – Find and play media files in your network
  • EX Mobile connect – Scan QR code to connect to your home network
  • Turbo-Transfer – Quickly transfer files within your home network across various devices 40% faster than normal file transfers
  • For PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, & Android devices
Beamforming
 

What is Beamforming+?

  • Focuses Wi-Fi signals from the wireless router to Wi-Fi devices like smartphones, tablets & laptops
  • Automatic signal management checks with your device to keep Wi-Fi signal at its optimal strength
  • Designed for home environments to support multiple Wi-Fi device connections for highest quality
  • Extends Wi-Fi coverage, reduces deadspots, & boosts signal strength
  • Beamforming+ boosts speed & range for the newest AC Wi-Fi devices like Macbook Air & Samsung Galaxy S4
 

Compatibility

Package Contents
  • Nighthawk AC1900 Wi-Fi Router
  • Three (3) detachable antennas
  • Ethernet cable
  • Power adapter
  • Quick install guide
Minimum System Requirements
  • Microsoft 8, 7, 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
  • Use laptop with 2x2 300 / 3x3 450Mbps adapter or 802.11ac adapter such as the Netgear A6200 for maximum performance
Technical Specifications
  • Model #: R7000-100PAS
  • Simultaneous Dual Band Wi-Fi – 2.4 & 5GHz
  • Wi-Fi Transmitters / Receivers (Tx/Rx)
      3x3 (2.4GHz) + 3x3 (5GHz)
  • Wi-Fi Boost with high-powered radio amplifiers
  • Memory: 128MB flash and 256MB RAM
  • Downstream & upstream Quality of Service (QoS)
  • IPv6 support (Internet Protocol Version 6)
  • Five (5) 10/100 (1 WAN and 4 LAN) Gigabit Ethernet ports with auto-sensing technology

Learn more about the Netgear Inc. R7000-100PAS

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


Customer Reviews of the Netgear Inc. R7000-100PAS

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  • William C.
  • 3/24/2015 8:32:43 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsBuyer Beware: Warranty is Only 90 Days; Netgear Scams You and Will NOT Stand By This Router

Pros: If it works, it's pretty fast. However, if it doesn't work, Netgear will give you the run-around and NOT give you a warranty past ninety days.

Cons: I bought this router for $200 in May 2014. I registered it with Netgear right away along with the serial no. It was unstable and rebooted once every few days, but I thought an updated firmware would fix it. The new firmwares did nothing to improve the stability of the router. In fact, it started to get more unstable. The white LEDs will turn off, the amber LEDs will go on, then the router will reboot. By March 2015, the router was rebooting every few hours. I unplugged the router, reset the router, and even reflashed the firmware. Nothing works.

I submit an email to Netgear for support. You cannot get phone service or customer support after 90 days but you're supposed to get a whole year of hardware warranty. Well, Netgear has scammed you. You cannot get the hardware warranty without going through customer support. In other words, you cannot get your one-year hardware warranty after ninety days.

CONCLUSION: This router has a 90 day warranty. DO NOT BUY IT.

Other Thoughts: There are tons of comments here where people have had the same problem. Netgear will say, hey, send an email to newegg@netgear.com.

If Netgear really cared about their support, however, wouldn't they FIX THE PROBLEM for everyone rather than just the squeaky wheels?

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  • Russell M.
  • 3/23/2015 3:32:24 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsShouldn't be wireless

Pros: Good router for wired.

Cons: Don't buy it for wireless connectivity. I switched all my wireless connectivity to an older router because I got so fed up with this router's wireless being intermittent I just disabled it. I am most disappointed.

Manufacturer Response:

Hello,

Please email us right away with the serial number of your unit and what you just described.
Email: newegg@netgear.com

We want to get your R7000s wifi working properly right away and can't apologize enough for the problem.

Regards,

NETGEAR Team

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  • Edgar D.
  • 3/21/2015 3:28:52 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

3 out of 5 eggsGreat Fast Hardware

Pros: This is a state of the art piece of hardware, bulky but functional

Cons: A state of the art hardware is just as good as its firmware, in this case a $20 router will do better.

Have been playing with this router since it was on the market, from the very beginning i realized the firmware was not in pace with hardware so i started looking the web, i also tried tomato but it was an early build and unstable. After installing Kong's DD-WRT this has a new arrange of options not available in stock firmware, however i noted the trade has a 15-20% loss on wireless range performance which is not an issue for me.

Other Thoughts: Unleash it's full potential with DD-WRT. Netgear support is not good, they even could not tell me how to set time in the R-7000 because the only time setting available did not work when i last updated the firmware.

Manufacturer Response:

Hello rammolo,

We thank you for your honest review. Please also remember that you can email our experts at newegg@netgear.com for any advanced help.

Regards,

NETGEAR Team

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  • AA .
  • 3/20/2015 6:22:43 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsJunk

Pros: When it works - Great

Cons: After 14 months, the router no longer work properly. Update latest firmware, backup older firmware and nothing seems to work. The 2.4Ghz constantly dropping and no longer stay on. The only way to get it to work again would be to turn off the router and turn back on.
I'm running wifi scanner to check each and every channel and yet it still doesn't seems to stay on!!!
The worst router I have ever own. WILL NEVER BUY NETGEAR PRODUCT AGAIN.
Contacted Netgear and never heard back. (3 times)

Manufacturer Response:

Hi LT,

A great place to troubleshoot is our forums-- you can get in contact with us there.
forum1.netgear.com

We hope to hear from you on our forums and want nothing more than to earn your business agian.

Regards,

NETGEAR Team

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  • John C.
  • 3/19/2015 11:39:52 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

2 out of 5 eggsGreat when its working good

Pros: Very easy to set up. Really good signal strength. I can be outside at my car and still get a solid signal. When it works its super fast.

Cons: Lags, its really bad. I'm supposed to be getting 100Mbs down. When I plug in my computer directly to my modem, thats the speed i get. When I use the router most of the time i'm getting like 20mbs down then when I game i get like 6-7mbs down. Every night i have to go to the router and reset it to get the speeds back to 100Mbs. I have to do this EVERY night.

Other Thoughts: Looks great. They did a great job on the design, just wish it worked constantly

Manufacturer Response:

Our sincere apologies for the lag that you are experiencing with your R7000. Our experts will be glad to help you get it working properly-- please email them at newegg@netgear.com. In the email include the serial number of your unit along with a copy and paste of your review.

Regards,

NETGEAR Team

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  • Ryan C.
  • 3/19/2015 10:22:34 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsNever Buy Netgear, Ever (You'll thank yourself later)

Pros: After owning this for as long as I have...

Customization maybe.

Cons: Constant drops/need to reset (Almost a daily ordeal)
Speeds aren't even close to what they advertise even right next to the device and properly configured.

Other Thoughts: So that 1 year warranty that they have on this, yeah, that's just in case you accidentally let it catch on fire or drop it or it suddenly goes up in smoke, otherwise its a 90 day warranty. This is on everything that Netgear produces. Good luck getting through to a customer service rep as well. You'll have to pay for it if it's after the 90 day period. Do yourself a favor and never buy anything Netgear produces and shut these guys down. Just a terrible company.

Manufacturer Response:

You can always email us for help at newegg@netgear.com-- just be sure to include the serial number of your R7000 and anything else that can speed things up on our end.

We apologize for the trouble.

Regards,

NETGEAR team

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  • Ryan C.
  • 3/10/2015 7:55:57 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsI'm tired of Netgear's issues

Pros: Very customizable, when everything works. Fast(ish)

Cons: Constantly dropping devices. Constantly dropping signal and speed. Constant need for reboots. It's a daily thing.

Other Thoughts: I work in IT and have had more issues with Netgear's products than I have any other company. They need to do some serious testing and QC before shipping out new products or they are going to find themselves all out of jobs.

Manufacturer Response:

Hello Dalec,

We apologize for the trouble you've had and want to let you know that you can work hand-in-hand with our experts if you need it. You can email them at newegg@netgear.com with your question or any issues that you are having.

Regards,

NETGEAR Team

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  • Alex M.
  • 3/9/2015 9:00:30 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Works well, same as all the other netgear routers I've had

Cons: Haven't had any. Occasionally had an issue where computer would be unable to connect to 5GHz band but haven't seen that in a long time

Other Thoughts: Leaving this review because people with positive reviews tend to not leave them.

Had this router 8 months now, covers a 1500 sqft house as well as the full yard (6000+ sqft lot) and it's all the way at one end of the house. No issues with it having connectivity problems

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  • Adam A.
  • 2/27/2015 10:41:06 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsSeriously Powerful

Pros: Very fast
Killer range
Easy enough setup

Cons: Big and ugly

Other Thoughts: I bought this to replace my DIR-655. I moved to a townhouse and the DIR-655 wasn't cutting it to get wifi from the basement to the top floor. So in a pinch I got a Nighthawk R7000 and I'm extremely pleased with it. There isn't a place in the house (or on the porch) that I don't get full bars.

It's also crazy fast. I was concerned having always used ethernet, but my wireless-AC iMac is flying with this thing. Setup was easy enough for anyone who knows what they are doing.

Finally, it's big and ugly, but I don't really care because it's doing what I need it to do well.

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  • Gary L.
  • 2/22/2015 5:19:59 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat router

Pros: Great router. just following up my previous review

Cons: The genie app will kill your internet speeds. I along with my brother own this router, and the app kills his and my internet after about 6 hours or so (it varies). It doesn't kill it completely, but will slow down your speeds DRASTICALLY. I go from 120mbit down to 10mbit down. Thats pretty drastic. I go from 12mbit up to 2mbit up. If you shutdown the app on your computer, everything will return to normal. I just wanted to post this to help any who may have an issue or are considering this router. Dont install the genie app, its mostly useless anyways. if you need to configure the router, just log into it in your browser

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