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Netgear Nighthawk X4S AC2600 (2015) review

The detailed specifications, photos and introductory video of the Netgear Nighthawk X4S AC2600 (R7800) AC2600 router. The list of the competitors most often compared to the Netgear Nighthawk X4S AC2600 router.

The Netgear Nighthawk X4S AC2600 (R7800) router released in 2015. It is powered by Qualcomm Atheros IPQ8065 @ 1.7 GHz chipset, 512 MB RAM and 128 MB flash. The AC2600 router is compatible with IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac standards, and the maximum speed that you can get with Nighthawk X4S AC2600 is 800 + 1733 Mbps.

The Guest network is a useful feature of the Nighthawk X4S AC2600 router that creates a separate network for guests. It has 2 x USB 3.0 port(s).

The Nighthawk X4S AC2600 router has 1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps WAN and 4 x 10/100/1000 Mbps LAN ports.

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Netgear Nighthawk X4S AC2600 (R7800) specifications

Brand
Netgear
Name
Nighthawk X4S AC2600
Type
R7800
Launch
2015

Body

Dimensions
285 x 185 x 50 mm
Weight
840 g

System

The router's memory (RAM) cannot be expanded. By default, the router's flash memory is used to store the Netgear operating system.

Chipset
Qualcomm Atheros IPQ8065 @ 1.7 GHz
RAM
512 MB
Flash
128 MB
OS
Netgear
Power supply
12 V / 3.5 A

Network

The latest firmware supports IPv6 protocol that provides an identification and location system for computers on networks and routes traffic across the Internet. The Nighthawk X4S AC2600 comes with OpenVPN support. OpenVPN is a full-featured SSL VPN solution which implements OSI layer 2 or 3 secure network extension using the industry standard SSL/TLS protocol.

Protocols
IPv4
IPv6
LAN ports
4 x 10/100/1000 Mbps
WAN ports
1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps
Mobile network
no
VPN support
OpenVPN

Wireless

The Nighthawk X4S AC2600 is compatible with 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi networks. 2.4 GHz is the most widely used frequency and in some cases may be overcrowded. The Nighthawk X4S AC2600 supports the 5 GHz band. The 5 GHz band offers better noise immunity, less interference, and more available channels.

Antennas
4 x 2 dBi
RP-SMA
2.4 GHz
yes
5 GHz
yes
60 GHz
no
Standards
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Class
AC2600
Speed
800 + 1733 Mbps
Transmit power
20 dBm
Security
WEP
WPA
WPA2
Guest network
yes

Connectivity

The USB 3.0 ports provide a fast interface for external storage with data transfer rates of up to 4.8 Gbps. You can attach a compatible USB printer to the Netgear Nighthawk X4S AC2600 device. It has built-in NAS functionality.

USB ports
2 x USB 3.0
Print server
yes
File server
yes

Features

Specials
ESATA port

Administration

The default IP addresses of the Netgear Nighthawk X4S AC2600 device is 192.168.1.1. These address allows you to access the router's console login page.

Default IP
192.168.1.1
Default username
admin
Default password
password

Links

Official site
https://www.netgear.com/

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