EX8000 Nighthawk X6S Tri-Band WiFi Mesh Extender - AC3000

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EX8000 Nighthawk X6S Tri-Band WiFi Mesh Extender - AC3000

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AC3000 Tri-band WiFi Range Extender with patented FastLane3 technology boosts your WiFi to the extreme with speeds up to 3Gbps. From your garage to the backyard, eliminate WiFi dead zones and extend WiFi range to hard-to-reach areas of your home.

EX8000 is the most advanced tri-band WiFi extender that includes a dedicated 5GHz band with up to 1.7Gbps for extending internet speeds to your devices. It works with any WiFi router. Use the Nighthawk Mesh extender with your existing WiFi and create a powerful whole home WiFi.

Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review

Just plug in to power point.
Do some simple configuration.
The wifi connection is good to go..
Very strong and good connection.
Never regret buying.

Built for Heavy-Duty Streaming

Up to 3000Mbps — the ultimate speed for demanding uses like 4K Ultra HD streaming and multi-player gaming.

Smart Roaming with Mesh Technology

Simplify and stay connected with one network name + auto-switching to your best network.

Smart Connect up to 55 Devices

Intelligently selects between 3 bands to minimize interference and maximize speed for a houseful of smart wireless devices.

5-Minute Setup

Connect to your existing router with one button press, and you’re done.

Tri-Band Technology for Max Speed

A dedicated WiFi band communicates with your router, maximizing speed to your devices.

Easy Parental Controls

Control WiFi access and set schedules by device easily with the NETGEAR WiFi App.


Smart Roaming

Smart Roaming intelligently connects your mobile devices to the optimal WiFi for 4K streaming, surfing and more. Now you can enjoy uninterrupted streaming on YouTube or Netflix, even as you move around the house.

FastLane3 Technology

Tri-band WiFi Range Extender has patented FastLane3 technology which features Tri-Band WiFi with speeds up to 3Gbps, a Dedicated WiFi Link to the router to avoid halving of bandwidth of extended WiFi signals and innovative antenna design for ultimate coverage. Now you get a congestion free path for all your devices to connect to the internet.

Mesh WiFi

This Nighthawk Mesh Extender improves coverage and works with your home WiFi to create a powerful WiFi system. Nighthawk X6S creates a seamless network throughout your home by using the same WiFi network name (SSID) as your router. Your WiFi devices like the smartphones and laptops will remain connected to the same network name as you move around your house and yard.

WiFi Range &
Added WiFi Coverage2,000 sq.ft.2,800 sq.ft.
# Connected DevicesUp to 30 Up to 55
BandwidthDual-Band Up to
Tri-Band Up to
Best for Internet
Up to 50MbpsUp to 1000Mbps
HD Streaming BetterUltimate
Online Gaming BetterUltimate
Seamless Roaming
with One WiFi Name

Tri-band for 2x Speed N/A
Universal Router


WiFi Technology


WiFi Performance


WiFi Band

Tri-band 2.4 & 5GHz

Warranty Information

2-year Limited Hardware Warranty

Number of USB Ports

One USB 2.0

Number of Ethernet Ports

Four (4) 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports with auto-sensing technology


WiFi Protected Access® (WPA/WPA2-PSK) and WEP Standards

Physical Specifications

Dimensions: 8.94 x 6.68 x 3.65 in (227 x 170 x 93 mm)

Weight: 1.9lb (0.86kg)

System Requirements

2.4 and/or 5GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi router or gateway

Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 8.0, Firefox® 20 or Safari® 5.1 or Google Chrome 25.0 browsers or higher

Ease Of Use

Simple browser installation—great for mobile devices

Push ‘N’ Connect using WPS

Power on/off button


IEEE® 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz

IEEE® 802.11 a/n/ac 5GHz

IEEE® 802.11 k

Package Contents

Nighthawk® X6S AC3000 Tri-band WiFi Mesh Extender (EX8000)

Quick Start Guide

Power Adapter