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Netgear R8500

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Netgear R8500 -100NAS
Availability: now

FCC approval date: 26 May 2015
(Est.) release date: 01 October 2015
(Est.) initial retail price (in USD): $300
Country of manuf.: China

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ASIN
B015PD3HOC (Flag of the United States.svg, On Amazon, On CCC)
On Newegg

Type: wireless router

FCC ID: PY315200309
Industry Canada ID: 4054A-15200309

Power: 19 VDC, 3.16 A
Connector type: barrel

CPU1: Broadcom BCM47094 (1.4 GHz, 2 cores)
FLA1: 128 MiB
134,217,728 B
1,048,576 Kib
131,072 KiB
1,024 Mib
0.125 GiB
(Spansion S34ML01G200TFI00)
RAM1: 512 MiB
536,870,912 B
4,194,304 Kib
524,288 KiB
4,096 Mib
0.5 GiB
(Samsung K4B4G1646E-BYK0)

Expansion IFs: USB 3.0, USB 2.0
USB ports: 2
Serial: yes, 4-pin header, J4

WI1 chip1: Broadcom BCM4366
WI1 chip2: Broadcom BCM4366
WI1 802dot11 protocols: an+ac
WI1 MIMO config: 4x4:4
WI1 antenna connector: U.FL
WI2 chip1: Broadcom BCM4366
WI2 802dot11 protocols: bgn
WI2 MIMO config: 4x4:4
WI2 antenna connector: U.FL

ETH chip1: Broadcom BCM47094
Switch: Broadcom BCM53125S
LAN speed: 10/100/1000
LAN ports: 6
WAN speed: 10/100/1000
WAN ports: 1

abgn+ac

Additional chips
2.4GHz RF Power Amplifier Module;Skyworks;SE2623L;;4;
5GHz RF Power Amplifier Module;RFMD;RFPA5542;;8;
3-lane, 3-port PCIe Gen2 Switch;PLX Technology;PEX8603;;1;

Stock bootloader: CFE

Stock FW OS: Linux

Flags: MU-MIMO, LACP, DFS

Default SSID: NETGEARXX (32 addl. devices)
Default login user: admin
Default login password: password
admin:password credentials used by 361 additional devices
of which 257 are Netgear devices

802dot11 OUI: none specified

 FCC ID
Netgear R8300PY315200309
For a list of all currently documented Broadcom chipsets with specifications, see Broadcom.


• 2x 2165 Mbps - 2x 4-stream 802.11ac device (80MHz wide 5GHz channel),
1000 Mbps - max. PHY rate for the 40MHz wide 2.4GHz channel = 5300 Mbps class

Nighthawk X8 - AC5300 Tri-Band WiFi Router

Product page  • Support page

While not really represented well in the infobox, this is a tri-radio device - all radios

(2x 5GHz [11an+ac], 1x 2.4GHz [11bgn]) used are BCM4366 (FullMAC)

This device was under short-term confidentiality, but that expired 11/21/2015.

See also: Netgear R8000

Product features[edit]

  • Get fastest speeds available up to 5.3 Gbps
  • Tri-band Wi-Fi delivers more Wi-Fi to more devices
  • Quad Stream delivers up to four data streams per Wi-Fi band
  • 4 active and 4 internal antennas to amplify and maximize range
  • 6 Gigabit Ethernet ports, aggregate two for fast file transfers
  • Smart Connect intelligently selects Wi-Fi band for every device
  • MU-MIMO for simultaneous streaming of data to multiple devices
  • Dynamic QoS prioritizes bandwidth by application and device

Specifications[edit]

  • CPU: Broadcom BCM47094 @1.4GHz (DualCore ARM Cortex A9)
  • Memory: 128 MB Flash (NAND) and 512 MB RAM (DDR3)
  • WLAN: 2x 4T4R AC BCM4366 + 1x 4T4R N BCM4366
  • DualBand, NitroQAM, 5GHz (2x 2165Mbps), 2.4GHz (1000Mbps)
  • Seven (7x GbE) 10/100/1000 Mbps ports: 1x WAN & 6x LAN
LACP: Dual Gigabit Ethernet Port Aggregation (LAN1 + LAN2)
  • Two (2x USB) USB ports: 1x USB 3.0 & 1x USB 2.0 port
  • Dimension:: 316 mm x 264 mm x 61 mm (WxHxD)
  • Weight: 1680 g
    1.68 kg
    59.254 oz
    3.704 lbs

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