Nighthawk RS400 AC2300 Cybersecurity Smart WiFi 5 Router

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  • Nighthawk RS400 AC2300 Cybersecurity Smart WiFi 5 Router

Nighthawk RS400 AC2300 Cybersecurity Smart WiFi 5 Router

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Secure every device on your network with Nighthawk® AC2300 Cybersecurity Router (RS400). The Nighthawk Cybersecurity Router, with built-in NETGEAR Armor, is the first line of defense against cyber threats such as viruses, malware, spyware, ransomware, phishing, and Internet scams. Includes award-winning Bitdefender® Total Security for an unlimited number of Windows®, Mac®, iOS, and Android® devices to protect you even on public WiFi.

Whether you are using your smartphone, tablet, smart TV or have your WiFi thermostats and security cameras on, rest assured that you are digitally secured. Use Circle® Smart Parental Controls to set daily online time limits and create a safer online experience for your children. Powerful dual-core 1GHz processor and combined wireless speeds up to 2.3Gbps provide a strong wireless performance throughout the home.

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Advanced Cyber-Threat Protection At Home & On-The-Go

3 years of NETGEAR Armor subscription is included to cover unlimited number of personal and smart home devices.* No additional antivirus subscription is required.

High-Performance WiFi

Get super-fast WiFi for your whole home and enjoy a blazing-fast, lag-free WiFi experience for gaming, video streaming or surfing.

Smart Parental Controls

Circle Smart Parental Controls allows you to easily filter online content and limit online screen time as well as set an Internet bedtime for your kids. You can now have the peace of mind that your kids are safe when online.

Easy Setup and Use with the Nighthawk App

With the Nighthawk app, setup takes just minutes, so you can start enjoying better WiFi sooner. You can also see your connected devices, run an internet speed test, manage your NETGEAR service subscriptions, and more from the palm of your hand.


Get a better streaming, gaming or video conferencing experience with ultra-fast wireless speeds, expanded coverage and reliable connections to increase the performance for your connected devices.

Extremely fast WiFi with up to 2.3Gbps† for uninterrupted streaming

MU-MIMO allows you to go faster by simultaneously streaming to multiple devices

Smart Connect automatically selects the best dual band WiFi connection for optimal wireless speed

Dual-core 1GHz processor boosts wireless, wired & WAN-to-LAN performance

Expanded range throughout very large homes with high-powered amplifiers with 3 external antennas

Simultaneous Dual-Band WiFi reduces interference for better connections to more WiFi devices



11.22 x 7.26 x 1.97 in (285 x 184.5 x 50 mm)


1.65lbs (750g)

WiFi Technology

802.11ac Dual Band Gigabit

WiFi Performance

AC2300 WiFi (1625 + 600 Mbps)†

WiFi Range

Very large homes

WiFi Band

Simultaneous dual band 2.4 & 5GHz


Beamforming+ — Boosts speed, reliability and range of WiFi Connections for 2.4 and 5GHz

Number of Ethernet Ports

Five (5) 10/100/1000 Mbps—(1 WAN & 4 LAN) Gigabit Ethernet ports

Number of USB Ports

Two (2) USB ports—one (1) USB 3.0 & one (1) USB 2.0 port


Standards-based WiFi Security (802.11i, 128-bit AES encryption with PSK)

Guest network access—separate & secure

Denial-of-service (DoS) attack prevention


1GHz dual-core


128 MB flash and 256 MB RAM


Two (2) USB ports—one (1) USB 3.0 & one (1) USB 2.0 port

IEEE® 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz

IEEE® 802.11 a/n/ac 5.0 GHz - 1024 QAM support

Five (5) 10/100/1000 Mbps—(1 WAN & 4 LAN) Gigabit Ethernet ports


Microsoft® Windows 7, 8, 8.1, Vista®, XP®, 2000, Mac OS®, UNIX®, or Linux® Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 5.0, Firefox® 2.0, Safari® 1.4, or Google Chrome™ 11.0 browsers or higher

What's in the box

AC2300 Cybersecurity WiFi Router (RS400)
Three (3) detachable antennas
Ethernet cable
Quick start guide
Power adapter


††NETGEAR Armor requires a paid subscription after the initial 3-year subscription