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Netgear Nighthawk AX8 8-Stream Tri-Band WiFi 6

Netgear Nighthawk AX8 8-Stream Tri-Band WiFi 6
  • Class

    AX6200

  • Launch Date

    2020

  • Dimensions

    301 x 208 x 82 mm

  • Wifi Standards

    IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax

Description
Specification
Overview

The Netgear Nighthawk AX8 8-Stream Tri-Band WiFi 6 was launched in 2020 and is a AX6200 class router.

The router comes in at a weight of 1.17 kg and dimensions of 301 x 208 x 82 mm.

Brand
Netgear
Launch Date
2020
Dimensions
301 x 208 x 82 mm
Class
AX6200
Model
Nighthawk AX8 8-Stream Tri-Band WiFi 6
Weight
1.17 kg
Type
RAX78
Network

Mobile networks are not supported.

The router has built-in VPN support. VPN support allows you to pass all of your internet traffic through a VPN service. Depending on the service, this could hide your location, encrypt your data, and better protect your devices against security threats.

The wifi coverage is best for Very large homes. Make sure this covers what you need so that you know the router will cover your whole area.

The coverage is supported by 6 x 5 dBi internal antennas. Whilst antennas may assist in range, additional antennas tend to help more with ensuring devices can simultaneously connect to the router. They can help avoid interference, along with helping increase signal strength to devices within the usable range.

The Wifi standards offered are IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax and they're offering connection speeds of 460 + 960 + 4800 Mbps.

Security protocols offered by the Netgear Nighthawk AX8 8-Stream Tri-Band WiFi 6 are WEP WPA WPA2 WPA3 WPS.

Mobile Network
no
Security
WEP WPA WPA2 WPA3 WPS
Wifi Stream Count
8
VPN Support
OpenVPN
Transmit Power
24 dBm
Wifi Speed
460 + 960 + 4800 Mbps
Automatic Firmware Updates
Yes
Guest Network
yes
Beamforming
Yes
Antennas
6 x 5 dBi internal
Wifi Coverage
Very large homes
Wifi Standards
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax
Dynamic QOS
Yes
Connectivity

You're looking at 4 x 10/100/1000 Mbps LAN (local area network) connection ports, with 1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps WAN (wide area network) ports available.

WAN Ports
1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps
Usb Ports
1 x USB 3.0
Print Server
yes
LAN Ports
4 x 10/100/1000 Mbps
File Server
yes
System

It's powered by a Broadcom BCM6755 @ 1.5 GHz processor, and contains 512 MB of ram.

The power supply is a 19 V / 3.5 A power supply.

The router supports the IPv4 IPv6 protocols.

Operating System
Netgear
Chipset
Broadcom BCM6755 @ 1.5 GHz
Protocols
IPv4 IPv6
Flash
256 MB
Ram
512 MB
Power Supply
19 V / 3.5 A
Login/Admin Details

The Default IP to login to the admin area of the Netgear Nighthawk AX8 8-Stream Tri-Band WiFi 6 is 192.168.1.1.

You can log in to the router by using the username "admin" and the password of "password" provided it hasn't been changed.

Default Username
admin
Default IP
192.168.1.1
Default Password
password

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