Nighthawk® AX5400 6-Stream WiFi 6 Router (RAX50)

Nighthawk® AX5400 6-Stream WiFi 6 Router with NETGEAR Armor (RAX50)

_hero_med
_box_medium
_front_med
_right_med
_back_med
_top_med
_hero_sm
_box_small
_front_sm
_right_sm
_back_sm
_top_sm
carousel_thumb
Price:

In Stock

* Maximum of 4 products
Features:
  • NETGEAR Armor - Advanced cyber threat protection for your home and your connected devices*
  • Extremely Fast WiFi — Up to 5.4Gbps (600 + 4800 Mbps ) wireless speeds.
  • Improved Capacity — WiFi 6 uses OFDMA to improve the capacity and efficiency of your network, so more devices can connect without slowing down your WiFi.
  • Powerful 1.5GHz Triple-Core Processor — Smooth 4K UHD streaming to Smart TVs, mobile devices and gaming consoles.
  • 5 Gigabit Ports — Connect more wired devices for faster file transfer and uninterrupted connections with 1 WAN & 4 LAN ports
  • 160MHz Channel Support — Enjoy over 1Gbps WiFi speeds for blazing-fast streaming and downloading to newer mobile devices that support 160MHz bandwidth.
  • Gigabit WiFi to Mobile Devices — Connect, stream, and download faster to newer mobile devices and computers.
  • USB 3.0 PORT  — Faster streaming, backup and easy access to your stored media.
  • Nighthawk App — Easily set up your router and get more your of your WiFi.
  • Automatic Firmware Updates — Latest security patches delivered to the router.
  • Works with Existing WiFi Devices — Backward compatible with WiFi 5 (802.11ac) and earlier generation WiFi standards.
  • Amazon Alexa & the Google Assistant — Control your NETGEAR WiFi network with simple voice commands.
  • Download datasheet
tcm:35-88132,tcm:35-88278,tcm:35-88320,tcm:35-88321,

COMPARE PRODUCTS

image description

Nighthawk® Tri-band AX12 12-Stream WiFi 6 Router - AX11000 (RAX200)

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
plus
image description

Nighthawk® AX12 12-Stream WiFi 6 Router (RAX120)

WiFi Range

  • WiFi coverage for very large homes

WiFi Band

  • Simultaneous dual band 2.4 & 5GHz

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 (configurable)

NUMBER OF USB PORTS

  • Two (2) USB 3.0 ports
plus
image description

Nighthawk® AX8 8-Stream WiFi 6 Router (RAX80)

WiFi Range

  • Very large homes

WiFi Band

  • Simultaneous dual band 2.4 & 5GHz

BEAMFORMING

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

NUMBER OF ETHERNET PORTS

  • Six (6) 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports (1 WAN & 5 LAN)

NUMBER OF USB PORTS

  • Two (2) USB 3.0 ports
plus
image description

6-Stream AX5400 WiFi 6 Router (RAX50)

WiFi Range

  • Medium to large homes

WiFi Band

  • Simultaneous dual band 2.4 & 5GHz

BEAMFORMING

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

NUMBER OF ETHERNET PORTS

  • Five (5) 10/100/1000 Mpbs Gigabit Ethernet ports (1 WAN & 4 LAN)

NUMBER OF USB PORTS

  • One (1) USB 3.0 port
plus

6-Stream WiFi: Connect, Stream, and Download Faster

More WiFi streams means more available bandwidth and less congestion for all devices in the WiFi network. The Nighthawk AX6 provides consistent and powerful signal strength to multiple devices at the same time so you can enjoy smooth gaming and 4K UHD video streaming, and faster file transfers and backups.

WIFI 6 TECHNOLOGY

Latest WiFi 6 technology helps deliver the fastest speeds to all your connected devices of today and tomorrow with 4X more capacity, and is 100% backwards compatible.

IMPROVED NETWORK CAPACITY

Efficient data scheduling creates an impressive capacity increase that allows more devices to be connected to your network.

POWERFUL PERFORMANCE AT THE CORE

A 1.5GHz triple-core processor provides the best performance for smooth streaming, browsing, gaming, and more.

NIGHTHAWK APP

Setup and control your home WiFi from the palm of your hand.

App-devices-244x403
  • REMOTE MANAGEMENT — Easily monitor your home network anytime, anywhere.
  • INTERNET SPEED TEST — Check the broadband speeds from your service provider.
  • GUEST NETWORK — Set up separate WiFi access for guests.
  • QUICK SETUP — Get connected in just minutes.

Cybersecurity for Your Home

NETGEAR Armor protects your connected home from Internet threats. Armor’s multi-layered cybersecurity is built into your WiFi router to protect your smart devices, smartphones, and computers. NETGEAR Armor includes Bitdefender’s® award-winning anti-virus, anti-malware, and data protection for an unlimited number of devices.

Learn More

IDEAL USES

  • Reliable-smart-home
    Reliable Smart Home Connectivity

    Support for simultaneous dual-band is ideal for connecting multiple IoT devices. Your WiFi stays strong and reliable for everything from sensor-based, low-bandwidth activity to high-bandwidth video streaming.

  • streaming
    Smoother UHD 4K/8K Streaming

    Watch ultra HD 4K/8K videos on your smart TV while others game online and upload pictures from their smartphones. Streaming on Netflix and YouTube has never been smoother.

  • Faster-and-farther
    Faster and Farther Coverage

    Whether your family is gaming in the basement or streaming videos by the pool, everyone can enjoy ultra-fast wireless speeds, indoors and out. 8 high-performance antennas provide stronger and more reliable whole home coverage.

TECH SPECS

  • WiFi Technology
    • 802.11ax Dual-Band WiFi (AX5400)
  • WiFi Performance
    • AX5400 WiFi
  • WiFi Range
    • Medium to large homes
    • Four (4) high-power external devices for faster file transfer and fewer uninterrupted connections
  • WiFi Band
    • Simultaneous dual band 2.4 & 5GHz
  • 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
    • 1 WAN & 4 LAN
  • Number of USB Ports
    • One (1) USB 3.0 ports
  • Processor
    • Triple-core 1.5GHz processor
  • WiFi Speed
    • 6-stream WiFi with up to 5.4Gbps for fast wireless speeds
    • WiFi speeds of up to 600+4800Mbps
    • 1024 QAM provides 25% increased data efficiency and faster speeds than a 256 QAM router
    • Enjoy greater than 1Gbps WiFi speeds for blazing-fast streaming and downloading to newer mobile devices
  • WiFi Capacity
    • OFDMA gives you more WiFi for more devices by allowing efficient data transmission at the same time
  • Sharing
    • USB 3.0 port for faster streaming, backup, and easy access to stored media
  • Ease of Use
    • Nighthawk App for easy router setup and more, including remote management of network when away from home
    • Control NETGEAR network with simple voice commands using Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant
    • AX WiFi supports all current WiFi devices and is backward compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac client devices
    • Easy setup for iPad®, tablets, smartphones, and computers
  • Security
    • NETGEAR Armor - Advanced cyber threat protection for your home and your connected devices
    • Supports WPA3 for the latest and cutting-edge WiFi security protocol
    • Standards-based security — 802.11i, 128-bit AES encryption with PSK
    • Securely access home network & internet connection from mobile devices with VPN support on PC, Mac, and iOS and Android devices with OpenVPN Connect app
    • Separate & secure access for guests
    • Automatic firmware updates deliver latest security patches to the router
  • Physical Specifications
    • Dimensions: 11.65 x 8.11 x 2.25in (295.8 x 206 x 57.2mm)
    • Weight: 1.25lb (566g)
  • Product Diagram
  • Package Contents
    • 6-Stream AX5400 WiFi 6 Router (RAX50)
    • Ethernet cable
    • 4 external antennas
    • Quick start guide
    • Power adapter localized to country of sale
  • 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.
As compared to an AC1200 2x2 router.
§Requires compatible AX clients with DL-OFDMA and UL-OFDMA support.
*NETGEAR Armor requires a paid subscription after the initial introductory period
**When working with 160MHz clients as compared to a 2x2 AC router that does not support 160MHz.
***Requires client device that supports 160MHz bandwidth on WiFi.

Warranty

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

COMMUNITY & SUPPORT

Have questions about this product or any other Nighthawk products? Ask our community or get help from our expert support team.