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Netgear Orbi Satellite (RBS40)

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Netgear Orbi Satellite RBS40
Availability: now

FCC approval date: 02 March 2017
(Est.) release date: 28 March 2017
(Est.) initial retail price (in USD): $200
Country of manuf.: China
Series: AC2200

Amazon image

B06XKWJ679 (Flag of the United States.svg, On Amazon, On CCC)
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On Newegg

Type: wireless router

Power: 12 VDC, 2.5 A
Connector type: barrel

CPU1: Qualcomm IPQ4019 (710 MHz, 4 cores)
FLA1: 16 MiB
16,777,216 B
131,072 Kib
16,384 KiB
128 Mib
0.0156 GiB
(Winbond W25Q128FVSG)
FLA2: 4 GiB
4,096 MiB
4,294,967,296 B
33,554,432 Kib
4,194,304 KiB
32,768 Mib
(Brand? Model?)
RAM1: 512 MiB
536,870,912 B
4,194,304 Kib
524,288 KiB
4,096 Mib
0.5 GiB
(Nanya Model?)

Expansion IFs: none specified

WI1 chip1: Qualcomm IPQ4019
WI1 chip2: Qualcomm IPQ4019
WI1 802dot11 protocols: abgn+ac
WI1 MIMO config: 2x2:2
WI1 antenna connector: none
WI2 chip1: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9886
WI2 802dot11 protocols: an+ac
WI2 MIMO config: 2x2:2
WI2 antenna connector: none

ETH chip1: Qualcomm IPQ4019
Switch: Qualcomm Atheros QCA8075
LAN speed: 10/100/1000
LAN ports: 4


Additional chips
2.4GHz Power Amplifier IC;Skyworks;SE2623L;SKY, 2623L, 605EF;;2;
Bluetooth 4.1 SoC;Cambridge Silicon Radio (CSR);CSR8811;;1;

Flags: Wave2, MU-MIMO, 256QAM, Bluetooth 4.1, DFS (master), DFS (slave)

Default IP address:
the IP is used by 1125 additional devices
of which 94 are Netgear devices
Default login user: admin
Default login password: password
admin:password credentials used by 393 additional devices
of which 285 are Netgear devices

802dot11 OUI: none specified

Netgear Orbi Router (RBR40)PY316400362
Netgear Orbi Router (RBR40)PY316400362
 CPU1 brandWI1 chip1 brandWI2 chip1 brand
Netgear Orbi Outdoor Satellite (RBS50Y)QualcommQualcommQualcomm Atheros
Netgear Orbi Satellite (RBS20)QualcommQualcommQualcomm Atheros
Netgear Orbi Satellite (RBS20) Gen2QualcommQualcommQualcomm Atheros
Netgear Orbi Satellite (RBS40)QualcommQualcommQualcomm Atheros
Netgear Orbi Satellite (RBS50)QualcommQualcommQualcomm Atheros
Netgear Orbi Satellite (RBS50v2)
For a list of all currently documented Qualcomm chipsets with specifications, see Qualcomm.
For a list of all currently documented Qualcomm Atheros chipsets with specifications, see Qualcomm Atheros.

866Mbps - 2-stream 802.11ac backhaul (433Mbps per stream),
866Mbps - 2-stream 802.11ac device (433Mbps per stream),
400Mbps - QAM-256 2.4GHz channel = 2200 Mbps class

Orbi High-Performance AC2200 Tri-Band WiFi Satellite

802.11ac Two-Stream Wave2 WiFi plus Dedicated Two-Stream Wireless Backhaul

Product page  • Support page
  • Netgear Orbi Kit (RBK40): Orbi Router (RBR40) + Orbi Satellite (RBS40)
  • Netgear Orbi Kit (RBK43): Orbi Router (RBR40) + 2x Orbi Satellite (RBS40)

"2976551502" is silkscreened on the board in the FCC photos.

DFS was added with a FCC Class II Permissive Change request on 12/22/2017.

This Orbi Satellite acts as a DFS master at frequencies from 5250 MHz
to 5350 MHz and as a DFS slave from 5470 MHz to 5725 MHz.

A new FCC entry (PY317400404) dated 02/27/2018 removes bluetooth support.

Setup GUI available at when connected via Wi-Fi.

Product features[edit]

  • Dedicated two stream 802.11ac wireless backhaul
  • 4 GB of flash is claimed by Netgear

See also[edit]

Qualcomm IPQ4019 (Dakota) 2x 2T2R, QCA9984 (Cascade) 4T4R AC
Qualcomm IPQ4019 (Dakota) 2x 2T2R, QCA9984 (Cascade) 4T4R AC