AC1000

WiFi Router

802.11ac Dual Band

Better Streaming & Online Gaming

The NETGEAR AC1000 Dual Band WiFi Router offers improved performance and wireless coverage for your entire home. With up to 300+700 Mbps† speed and simultaneous dual band WiFi technology, it avoids wireless interference for smooth media streaming. Compatible with next generation WiFi devices, this router is also backward compatible with 802.11 a/b/g/n devices. Easy installation and home network management with NETGEAR genie® home network manager.

Model: R6080
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  • AC1000 WiFi—300+700 Mbps speeds
  • AC WiFi compatible with current and future WiFi devices
  • Works with all N150, N300, N600 and AC device
  • Reliable wireless coverage for your entire home
  • Manage home network and provide guest access remotely using NETGEAR genie®

Speed

Speed makes video streaming better. Speed makes online gaming more fun. Speed makes all your devices really go. And any place you need speed, with NETGEAR you got it. Fast download speeds up to 1000 Mbps. WiFi with dual band technology providing whole home coverage. Everything you need for a fast connected home.

  • AC1000 WiFi—Up to 300+700 Mbps†

WiFi Range

Homes come in all shapes and sizes. The AC1000 Dual Band WiFi Router provides WiFi connectivity throughout your home for all your Internet-enabled devices.

  • Better range—WiFi coverage throughout your large home

Reliability

Stay connected—with your devices, your media, and your friends. Simultaneous Dual Band WiFi provides two separate WiFi networks—2.4GHz for legacy devices and 5GHz which is less interference-prone for media streaming.

  • Simultaneous dual band—Reduces interference for better connections to more WiFi devices

Sharing

With NETGEAR, sharing across your network is fun and easy, like accessing stored photos and music.

  • Wireless-AC—Email, chat, surf, music, video

Ease of Use

NETGEAR makes it easy to do more with your digital devices. Or, use Push ‘N’ Connect to add devices to your WiFi network with a push of a button. And the simple browser-based installation with no CD makes router installation easy using an iPad, tablet, smartphone, or computer.

  • Easy install—Easy setup for iPad®, tablets, smartphones and computers

  • Push ‘N’ Connect—Easy push button WiFi connections (WPS)

  • WiFi schedule on/off—Schedule your WiFi On/Off time for better power savings

Security

Guest networks create a completely separate WiFi network for your guests’ devices so they do not have access to your home network or to the shared USB hard drive with all your personal data. Secure WiFi connections offer high level WPA/WPA2 security.

  • Guest network access—Separate and secure access for guests

  • Secure WiFi connections—High level wireless security with WPA/WPA2

Product Number
R6080
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WiFi Technology
  • 802.11ac
Speed and Range
WiFi Performance
  • AC1000 (300 + 700 Mbps)†
WiFi Range
  • Medium to large homes
WiFi Band
  • Simultaneous Dual Band 2.4GHz & 5GHz
Beamforming
  • Not applicable
Number of Ethernet Ports
  • Five (5) 10/100 Mbps fast Ethernet ports (1 WAN & 4 LAN) with auto-sensing technology
Number of USB Ports
  • n/a
Key Features
  • AC1000 WiFi (802.11 b/g/n/ac)
  • Simultaneous dual band reduces interference
  • AC WiFi compatible with current & future WiFi devices
  • Five (5) 10/100 Mbps fast Ethernet ports (1 WAN & 4 LAN) with auto-sensing technology
  • NETGEAR® genie® home network manager includes remote access to manage your network away from home
  • IPv6 support (Internet Protocol Version 6)
Security
  • WiFi Protected Access® (WPA/WPA2—PSK)
  • NAT firewall protection
Memory
  • 8 MB flash and 64 MB RAM
Product Diagram
Physical Specifications
  • Dimensions: 7.2 x 5.4 x 1.8 in (185 x 136.5 x 46 mm)
  • Weight: 0.55 lb (250 g)
Package Contents
  • AC1000 Dual Band WiFi Router (R6080)
  • Ethernet cable
  • Quick install guide
  • Power adapter
Standards
  • IEEE® 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz
  • IEEE® 802.11 a/n/ac 5.0GHz
  • Five (5) 10/100 (1 WAN & 4 LAN) Fast Ethernet ports
System Requirements
  • Microsoft® Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10, Vista®, XP®, 2000, Mac OS®, UNIX®, or Linux®
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 5.0, Firefox® 2.0, Safari® 1.4, Google Chrome 11.0 browsers or higher
  • Broadband (cable, DSL) Internet service and modem with Ethernet connection
  • Use with the A6210 WiFi USB Adapter with 802.11ac Dual Band for maximum performance

† 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 Warranty

  • This product is backed by a NETGEAR limited 1-year Hardware Warranty.
  • 24/7 basic technical support provided for 90 days from purchase date, when purchased from a NETGEAR authorized reseller