Netgear WiFi AC1200 R6100 (2013) review

300 + 867 Mbps
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Atheros AR9344 @ 560 MHz
128 MB / 128 MB

The Netgear WiFi AC1200 R6100 (R6100) router released in 2013. It is powered by Atheros AR9344 @ 560 MHz chipset, 128 MB RAM and 128 MB flash. The AC1200 router is compatible with IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac standards, and the maximum speed that you can get with WiFi AC1200 R6100 is 300 + 867 Mbps.

The Guest network is a useful feature of the WiFi AC1200 R6100 router that creates a separate network for guests. It has 1 x USB 2.0 port(s).

The WiFi AC1200 R6100 router has 1 x 10/100 Mbps WAN and 4 x 10/100 Mbps LAN ports.

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Netgear WiFi AC1200 R6100 (R6100) specifications

NameWiFi AC1200 R6100
Rated 3/5 based on 1060 user votes.


Dimensions180 x 170 x 60 mm
Weight322 g


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

ChipsetAtheros AR9344 @ 560 MHz
Flash128 MB
Alternative OSOpenWRT
Power supply12 V / 1.5 A


The latest firmware supports IPv6 protocol that provides an identification and location system for computers on networks and routes traffic across the Internet.

LAN ports4 x 10/100 Mbps
WAN ports1 x 10/100 Mbps
Mobile networkno
VPN supportno


The WiFi AC1200 R6100 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 WiFi AC1200 R6100 supports the 5 GHz band. The 5 GHz band offers better noise immunity, less interference, and more available channels.

Antennas4 x 2 dBi
2.4 GHzyes
5 GHzyes
60 GHzno
StandardsIEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Speed300 + 867 Mbps
Transmit power23 dBm
Guest networkyes


You can attach a compatible USB printer to the Netgear WiFi AC1200 R6100 device. It has built-in NAS functionality.

USB ports1 x USB 2.0
Print serveryes
File serveryes


The default IP addresses of the Netgear WiFi AC1200 R6100 device is These address allows you to access the router's console login page.

Default IP192.168.1.1
Default usernameadmin
Default passwordpassword

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