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Nighthawk Tri-band AX12
12-Stream Wi-Fi 6 Router

Leading the New Era of Wi-Fi 6

Nighthawk Tri-Band AX12 12-Stream Wi-Fi 6 Router

Model: RAX200

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FASTEST WIFI WITH THE LATEST WI-FI 6 TECHNOLOGY

The NETGEAR® Nighthawk® Tri-band AX12 12-Stream WiFi Router uses the latest Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) standard to provide four times increased data capacity to handle more devices on your network. Power your smart home, stream ultra-smooth 4K UHD streaming, game online, and more with blazing-fast combined Wi-Fi speeds up to 10.8Gbps and Wi-Fi 6 optimised 64-bit 1.8GHz quad-core processor. Tri-band WiFi offers two separate streams of data transfers in the 5GHz band to ensure best WiFi performance for all high-bandwidth applications such as Ultra HD video streaming, massive file transfers, or torrent downloads. Aggregate two Gigabit LAN ports and two Gigabit WAN ports concurrently for the Multi-Gig experience. Eight high-performance antennas on the router amplify WiFi signals for maximised range and reliable coverage.

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Nighthawk Tri-band AX12 - Leading the New Era of Wi-Fi 6.

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Wi-Fi 6 - The high-efficiency Wi-Fi supports more devices with reliable connections and faster speeds.

Speed

Speed

Get ultra-fast wireless speeds for better 4K UHD streaming, gaming or video conferencing experience.

UP TO 10.8GBPS WIFI SPEEDS—1.2 + 4.8 + 4.8Gbps with 12-stream connectivity**

160MHZ CHANNEL SUPPORT***—Doubles the speeds as offered by 80MHz channels to provide Gigabit speeds for compatible mobile devices and laptops

1024-QAM—25% increased data efficiency and faster speeds than a 256-QAM router

SUPERSPEED USB 3.0 PORT —Up to 10x faster than USB 2.0

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5 GIGABIT PORTS—Connect more wired devices for faster file transfer and uninterrupted connections

Capacity

Get better performance for all your smart home devices even when your family is busy streaming videos or uploading media files during the internet rush hour.

MORE WIFI FOR MORE DEVICES—OFDMA allows efficient data transmission up to 8 devices at the same time§

UP TO 8 SIMULTANEOUS WIFI STREAMS—8-stream MU-MIMO‡ enables up to four (4) 2x2 devices to stream content at the same time using 2 5GHz bands

AX OPTIMISED POWERFUL PROCESSOR—64-bit 1.8GHz Quad-core processor ensures smooth 4K/8K UHD streaming & gaming – ideal for Gigabit Internet speeds

WiFi Range

Faster and expanded coverage throughout your home and for all your devices.

ULTIMATE RANGE—WiFi coverage throughout very large homes

HIGH-PERFORMANCE ANTENNAS—Eight (8) concealed antennas extend strong and reliable WiFi signals over larger area. Antennas are pre-optimised for best WiFi performance.

Reliability

There’s nothing more frustrating than lost connections! With NETGEAR’s advanced features & best-in-class technology, you’ll reduce interference & enjoy more reliable WiFi connectivity.

BEAMFORMING+—Improve range and performance for both 2.4 and 5GHz devices

SIMULTANEOUS TRI-BAND WIFI—Ensures the best WiFi performance with more available bandwidth and less congestion for all devices on the network

PRE-OPTIMISED ANTENNAS—Unfold and set antennas on the router, no further adjustment required. The AX12 antennas come pre-optimised for best WiFi performance

Sharing

With NETGEAR Nighthawk routers, sharing across your network is fun and easy.

READYSHARE® USB ACCESS—Wirelessly access & share USB hard drive via two (2) USB ports

TWO USB 3.0 PORTS—Faster streaming, backup and easy access to your stored media

Ease of Use

Start enjoying your new device faster than ever. NETGEAR wants to make sure installation and management is simple & easy, so you can connect quickly & make sure you stay that way!

SMART CONNECT—Intelligently selects the fastest WiFi band for every device connection. One WiFi name for the entire home

NIGHTHAWK APP—Easily set up your router and get more out of your WiFi. Includes remote access to manage your network away from home

WI-FI 6 SUPPORTS ALL CURRENT WIFI DEVICES—Backward compatible with Wi-Fi 5 and earlier generation devices

VOICE CONTROLLED BY AMAZON ALEXA® & THE GOOGLE ASSISTANT— Control your NETGEAR WiFi network with simple voice commands

Security

Maintain high security across your network to ensure your privacy & family is safe while online. Whether it’s preventing phishing & spyware or just limiting access for kids & guests, NETGEAR has you covered.

VPN SUPPORT —On PC, MAC, & now also with OpenVPN Connect app on iOS & Android, securely access your home network & Internet connection from your mobile device remotely

GUEST NETWORK—Separate and secure network for your guests

AUTOMATIC FIRMWARE UPDATE—Delivers latest security patches to the router

  • Blazing-fast WiFi Speeds - Combined speeds up to 10.8Gbps (1.2+4.8+4.8 Gbps)
  • 12-Streams Tri-Band WiFi—12 WiFi streams deliver multiple 4K streaming, low latency gaming and new blazing fast Internet speeds.
  • Increased Capacity for the Smart Home—The latest generation Wi-Fi 6 technology improves WiFi performance and reliability of connections to all your devices by up to 4 times**.
  • Multi-Gig Experience—Maximise your Internet speeds up to 2.5Gbps with new versatile Ethernet wired connections.
  • 160MHz Support—Gigabit WiFi connection with today’s and future mobile devices that support 160MHz bandwidth.***
  • Wi-Fi 6 Optimised Powerful Processor—High-performance processor delivers fast & reliable connections to all devices & applications.
  • Multi-Gig Ethernet Port 2.5G—2.5 times the wired speed of a typical Gigabit port to be used for LAN or Internet connectivity.
  • Five Gigabit Ethernet Ports —Connect more wired devices including computer, storage, gaming consoles for faster file transfer and uninterrupted connections.
  • Nighthawk App—Easily set up your router and get more your of your WiFi. Includes remote access to manage your network when away from home.
  • Automatic Firmware Updates — Latest security patches delivered to the router.
  • Works with Existing WiFi Devices— Supports current Wi-Fi devices and is backward compatible with Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac), Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) and earlier generation Wi-Fi standards.
  • Works with Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant—Control your NETGEAR WiFi with simple voice commands.

Fastest WiFi Speeds with the Tri-Band Advantage

The Nighthawk® Tri-band AX12 is the fastest router for Gigabit internet with combined speeds up to 10.8GBPS. Tri-band WiFi optimises speeds across the three WiFi bands ensureing that your fast WiFi stays fast and can efficiently handle multiple devices connected to the network. Gigabit speeds over tri-band WiFi can support far more data simultaneously, making it possible to stream music in the kitchen, 4K video in the living room and multi-player online gaming without a hiccup.

12 WiFi Streams. Ultimate Performance.

More WiFi streams provide more available bandwidth and less congestion for all the devices in the WiFi network. Since separate data signals can be sent to and from your devices on different streams, the amount of information that can be sent over your network greatly increases. The powerful Nighthawk tri-band AX12 Wi-Fi 6 router provides eight streams of 5 GHz and four streams of 2.4 GHz connectivity giving you a superior WiFi performance for Ultra HD streaming, low latency gaming and all smart home devices.

LEARN MORE ABOUT WIFI STREAMS

Improved Network Capacity for More WiFi Devices

Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) enables efficient data scheduling so that more transmissions can be sent at the same time, resulting in an impressive capacity increase in your network. This increased or available bandwidth allows you to add more devices to your network. Nighthawk Tri-band AX12 supports uplink and downlink OFDMA to efficiently use air-time with better frequency reuse, reduced latency, and increased network efficiency. This is extremely useful for latency sensitive applications such as virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and Internet of things (IoT) sensors.

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Gigabit WiFi to Mobile Devices

Support for 160MHz enabled mobile devices and laptops (Intel® Gigabit Wi-Fi enabled devices) allows the Nighthawk Tri-band AX12 to stream at gigabit speeds to these devices. Stream your favorite TV shows and movies in high definition, to more devices.

Versatile Multi-Gig Internet Support

Maximises your available Internet speeds with link aggregation support (two Gigabit LAN ports and two Gigabit WAN ports) or use 2.5G Ethernet interface for Internet. Pair with compatible NETGEAR cable modems supporting Multi-Gig internet speeds.

Powerful Quad-Core Processor

The Nighthawk Tri-band AX12's powerful Wi-Fi 6 optimised 64-bit 1.8GHz quad-core processor is designed to handle all the traffic and transfer multi-gigs of data efficiently. This powerful processor is optimised for AX making intelligent spontaneous decisions to schedule data traffic to maximise WiFi Bandwidth utilization. Enjoy smoother Ultra-HD 4K/8K video streaming and low latency VR and online gaming.

Cutting-Edge Design

This next-generation router design conceals eight high-performance antennas under its 'wings'. The antennas are optimally positioned for best WiFi performance, extending reliable and stronger WiFi coverage indoors and outdoors. Nighthawk Tri-band AX12 router is also wall-mountable.

Technical Specifications

  • WiFi Technology

    • Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) Tri-Band WiFi (AX11000)

    • 2.4GHz AX: 4x4 (Tx/Rx) 1024 QAM 20/40MHz, up to 1.2Gbps

    • 5GHz AX: 4x4 (Tx/Rx) 1024 QAM 20/40/80/160MHz, up to 4.8Gbps

    • 5GHz AX: 4x4 (Tx/Rx) 1024 QAM 20/40/80/160MHz, up to 4.8Gbps

    • Backwards compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WiFi

  • WiFi Performance

    • AX11000 WiFi

  • WiFi Range

    • Large to very large homes

  • WiFi Band

    • Tri-band WiFi

  • Beamforming

    • Beamforming+ — Boosts speed, reliability and range of WiFi connections for 2.4 and 5GHz

  • Number of Ethernet Ports

    • Five (5) 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports + One (1) 2.5G/1Gbps Multi-Gig port

  • Number of USB Ports

    • Two (2) USB 3.0 ports

  • Processor

    • Powerful 64-bit Quad-core 1.8GHz processor

  • Key Features

    • Blazing-Fast 10.8Gbps WiFi Speeds—12-Stream Tri-band WiFi with combined wireless speeds up to 11Gbps (1.2+4.8+4.8 Gbps).

    • 12-Streams Tri-Band WiFi—12 WiFi streams (eight streams of 5GHz & four streams of 2.4GHz) provide more available bandwidth and less congestion for all the devices on the network.

    • Increased Capacity for the Smart Home—The latest generation Wi-Fi 6 technology improves WiFi performance and reliability of connections to all your devices by up to 4 times**.

    • Multi-Gig Experience—Maximise your available Internet speeds with link aggregation support. Ability to aggregate two Gigabit LAN ports and two Gigabit WAN ports (configurable).

    • 160MHz Support—Gigabit WiFi connection with today’s and future mobile devices that support 160MHz bandwidth.***

    • Wi-Fi 6 Optimised Powerful Processor—64-bit 1.8GHz quad-core processor ensures smooth 4K UHD streaming & gaming – ideal for Gigabit internet speeds.

    • Multi-Gig Ethernet Port 2.5G—2.5 times the wired speed of a typical Gigabit port to be used for LAN or Internet connectivity.

    • Five (5) 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports + One (1) 2.5G/1Gbps Multi-Gig port

    • MU-MIMO—Simultaneous streaming of data to multiple devices

    • Two (2) USB 3.0 ports

    • Memory: 512MB NAND Flash and 1GB DDR3 SDRAM

    • Additional DFS channels for interference free experience

    • Nighthawk App—Easily set up your router and get more out of your WiFi. Includes remote access to manage your network away from home.

    • Smart Connect—Intelligently selects the fastest WiFi band for every device connection.

    • Wi-Fi 6 supports all current WiFi devices—Backward compatible with Wi-Fi 5 and earlier generation devices.

    • Voice controlled by Amazon Alexa & the Google Assistant— Control your NETGEAR WiFi network with simple voice commands.

  • Security

    • Standards-based WiFi Security (802.11i, 128-bit AES encryption with PSK)

    • Automatic firmware update delivers latest security patches to the router

    • Guest network access—separate & secure

    • VPN Support—Secure access to your home network away from home

  • Physical Specifications

    • Dimensions: 11.63 x 8.92 x 2.14 in

    • Weight: 2.43lbs

  • Product Diagram

  • Package Contents

    • Nighthawk® Tri-band AX12 12-Stream AX11000 Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6 Router (RAX200)

    • Ethernet cable

    • Quick start guide

    • Power adapter

  • Standards

    • Two (2) USB 3.0 ports

    • 2.4GHz AX: 4x4 (Tx/Rx) 1024 QAM 20/40MHz, up to 1.2Gbps

    • 5GHz AX: 4x4 (Tx/Rx) 1024 QAM 20/40/80/160MHz, up to 4.8Gbps

    • 5GHz AX: 4x4 (Tx/Rx) 1024 QAM 20/40/80/160MHz, up to 4.8Gbps

    • Backwards compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WiFi

  • System Requirements

    • Microsoft® Windows 7, 8, 10, Vista®, XP®, 2000, Mac OS®, UNIX®, or Linux®

    • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 11 or higher, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome 55 or higher, Firefox® 45 or higher, Safari® 10 or higher

Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE 802.11 specifications. Actual data throughput and wireless coverage will vary and may be lowered by network and environmental conditions, including network traffic volume and building construction. NETGEAR makes no representations or warranties about this product’s compatibility with future standards.

MU-MIMO capability requires both router and client device to support MU-MIMO.

§ Requires compatible AX clients

|| Multi-Gig Internet speeds require compatible service plans and equipment.

Ideal Uses

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/8K videos on your smart TV while your family games online and uploads pictures from their smartphones. Streaming from Netflix or YouTube has never been so smooth.

Faster and Farther Coverage

WiFi has never been faster or reached farther. So whether your family is gaming in the basement or streaming videos by the pool, everyone enjoys ultra-fast wireless speeds, indoors and out. RAX80 with 8 high-performance antennas provide stronger and reliable whole home coverage.

Nighthawk App

The NETGEAR Nighthawk® App (formerly Up app) makes it easy to set up your router and get more out of your WiFi. With the app, you can install your router in few steps - just connect your mobile device to the router network and the app will walk you through the rest. Once set up, you can use the intuitive dashboard to pause Internet on your connected devices, run a quick Internet speed test and much more.

NETGEAR Warranty

This product is backed by a NETGEAR limited 1-year Hardware Warranty.