NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1750 WiFi Router (R6700)

Economic Router For Any Need

A fantastic router that provides home and office users with a new experience in speed and security. this router supports Armor, which is one of the most professional security system for both internet threats and computer viruses.

This device is designed in a way that can meet all the needs of home and office. The new WiFi standard, as well as having 1 Gigabit communication ports, has made this router suitable for any type of multimedia use, such as 4K streaming , online gaming , video calling , …

Having Beamforming Technology, along with the use of strong antennas, has created a very wide coverage. Another valuable and unique feature of this router is the presence of beamforming technology in both 2.4Ghz and 5.8GHz frequencies, which allows older network devices to benefit from this technology. Read the Netgear Nighthawk AC1750 Review at below tabs:

$75.00

NETGEAR NightHawk AC1750 Price :

In terms of price, netgear AC1750 is in the economic category. But in terms of valuable software features and hardware power, is in the category of professional routers. This device is a complete package of software and hardware capabilities.The price of this router is about $75 to 80$, which is worth it.

Netgear AC1750 Range and Speed:

Due to the use of Beamforming technology, this device has an extraordinary range. In addition, having WiFi 5 standard has brought great overall speed for any types of clients. The overall speed is 1750Mbps, which serves 1300Mbps in 5ghz frequency and 450Mbps in 2.4ghz frequency.

This Netgear WiFi router model is designed to devote 70% of its transmission power to the 5Ghz frequency band, which is specific to gaming devices and Multimedia devices, and 30% is allocated to the 2.4ghz frequency band, which is commonly used for web-surfing , checking emails and other daily internet activities.

Read More : How To Extend WiFi Range

Security , the Most Important Option :

As you know, many devices inside the network such as cameras, thermostats, sensors and other IOT devices do not have the ability to install antivirus.(practically no protection is done for them).

On the other hand, most of the security programs that are installed on personal computers are only act as antivirus and do not have the ability to identify and deal with Internet security threats such as Ransomware, Phishing, Hackers and etc.

Now the question is : How to provide an acceptable security for the network and all the devices inside it?

Netgear has designed the Armor security system in collaboration with Bitdefender security company. This system is a comprehensive security program that is activated on this Netgear WiFi Router model . Armor is able to create a very high level of security for all equipment in the network.

To benefit from this system, you do not need to install any application on the network clients and devices. Only using a netgear router equipped with Armor security system can protect all the network devices including computers, mobile phones, IOT equipment, CCTV cameras, game consoles, etc. from any kind of danger.

High Speed Ports:

All ports on Netgear AC1750 (including WAN, LAN) have speeds of 1Gbps. Which enables the router to connect to the ISP at such an amazing speed. On the other hand , enables you to have a high-speed and flexible network.

NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1750 Setup:

The Nighthawk App allows you to set up and manage the router in the easiest way possible using a mobile app, the features of this program include internet speed testing, checking the number of users connected to the router, monitoring incoming and outgoing traffic, monitoring the security status of the entire network, etc. Check the How to Setup” and “Useful Resources” tabs.

Conclusion:

Our technical team has performed various tests on NETGEAR AC1750 (Netgear R6700) . Including security test, speed test in heavy streaming, file transfer speed testing in high-noise and low-noise environments. Connection stability test was also taken. also  In the end, we gave this router a score of 8 out of 10. This router is really worth it.

Wireless Specifications
Wireless Standard 802.11ac (a/b/g/n)
Bands Dual Band
Overal Speed 1750Mbps
Range Large House
Concurrent Clients 30 Clients
Antenna 3 External
Software Capabilities
Security Level (1 to 10 ) 8
Parental Control Capabilities (1 to 10) 8.5
Traffic Control Capabilities (1 to 10) 8
Guest Network Yes
Physical Ports
WAN Ports 1 (1Gbps)
LAN Ports 4 (1Gbps)
USB Ports 1(USB 3)
Special Capabilities
Beamforming Technology YES
MU-MIMO Technology NO
Mesh Support No
Repeater Mode NO
Vendor-Specific Technology Armor Security System
Hardware Specifications
Processor 1GHz Dual-Core processor
Memory 256MB + 128MB Flash
Dimension 7.20 x 11.22 x 2.44 in (183 x 285 x 62 mm)
Weight 1.58lb (719g)

How to Setup by Web Browser

  1. Connect Your Router to Modem
    • If your internet connection is through an Ethernet cable, connect the cable to the router’s Internet port. And if your internet connection uses a modem, Connect the modem to your router’s Internet port with an Ethernet cable.
Netgear Nighthawk R6700 wifi router-Installation Overview

How to install the Netgear Nighthawk R6700 wifi router

  1. Find the default SSID (Network Name) and Password printed on the label at the bottom of the router and connect to it, or connect an Ethernet cable from router’s Lan port to your computer’s network card.
  2. Log In to Your Router by typing http://www.routerlogin.net or 192.168.1.1 in your web browser ( Google Chrome/Firefox/Safari/Edge,…) address bar.
Netgear Nighthawk R6700 wifi router-web page login

How to login to Netgear Nighthawk R6700 wifi router configuration web page

    • If this is the first time you open the router settings page, you will automatically redirect to the internet connection configuring page. Follow the instructions on the page. The router connects to the Internet
  1. If you already set up the Internet connection, A login window opens and ask you to enter admin username and password.
    • The router admin user name is “admin” and the password is the one that you specified the first time that you logged in.
  1. Select Settings > Setup > Wireless Setup. The Wireless Setup page displays
    • You can specify the settings for the 2.4 GHz band and 5 GHz band

     6. To change the network name (SSID), type a new name in  the Name (SSID) field and click apply.

Netgear Nighthawk R6700 wifi router-SSID and Password

How to change Netgear Nighthawk R6700 wifi router WiFi SSID and password?

     7. To set a password for your WiFi network , choose WPA2- Personal [AES] security option and then type your desired WiFi password in passphrase field and click apply.

How to Setup by Mobile App

Netgear company has introduced a very practical App called “NETGEAR Nighthawk App”  for setting up and configuring WiFi routers ,including NetGear AC1750.

This app allows you to manage all of your router’s management tasks in the simplest possible way. you can change the network name and password, router’s login password , update router’s firmware, etc.

  1. Download the app from Useful Resources tab.
  2. Connect to your router’s WiFi network .
    • Your router’s WiFi network name (SSID) and network key (password) are on the router
  3. Execute the Nighthawk app on your mobile device. The dashboard displays.

  4. Tap a feature on the dashboard to view or change the settings.

Useful Resources

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