Nighthawk X6 Tri-Band WiFi Mesh Extender

Nighthawk X6 Tri-Band WiFi Mesh Extender

Model: EX7700

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Super-Fast Mesh Network for your Home

Nighthawk® X6 Tri-band WiFi Mesh Extender creates powerful whole home WiFi using your existing WiFi. EX7700 is one of the most advanced tri-band WiFi mesh extenders that includes a dedicated 866Mbps 5GHz band for extending Internet speeds to your devices. Patented FastLane3 Technology with dedicated WiFi Link avoids cutting the extended WiFi bandwidth in half. Smart Roaming intelligently connects your mobile devices to the optimal WiFi for superior streaming as you move around your house. Use the same WiFi name and password for seamless connectivity as you roam around the house. Secure Boot feature on the Nighthawk X6 Mesh extender ensures that only NETGEAR signed software can run on the device. NEW: Use the Nighthawk App to quickly setup the extender, check WiFi settings, view a list of devices connected to the extender and more.

Without changing your ISP router or gateway, you can now experience ultimate whole-home WiFi coverage.

Works with Your WiFi Router or ISP Gateway

Not getting enough WiFi from your Internet Service Provider (ISP) equipment? Get a Tri-band WiFi Range Extender and boost WiFi coverage into every corner of your house and use the same WiFi name. This Nighthawk Mesh extender improves the WiFi you already have.


Ultimate Speed and Range without Bandwidth Drop

Tri-band WiFi Range Extender has patented FastLane3 technology which features Tri-Band WiFi with speeds up to 2.2Gbps, 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.


No More Switching WiFi Network Names

Nighthawk X6 Mesh Extender 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.

Other extenders create separate WiFi network name (SSID) than the router’s WiFi, causing disconnect and reconnect.


Seamless Coverage for Your Mobile Devices

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.

Smart Roaming is designed for devices that support the 802.11k standard.



Connect your Smart TVs and game consoles to the one of the two gigabit Ethernet ports. Intelligent LED indicators help in optimal placement of the extender.


2.2Gbps Wireless Access Point for Your Ethernet

Do you have a pre-wired home? Easily create a tri-band access point using a wired Ethernet connection. Pair with your existing ISP modem to enhance WiFi for your small office or home office and expand your network.


Nighthawk Router + Nighthawk Mesh Extender

Love your Nighthawk router? Now you can easily build your own powerful Nighthawk Mesh network.

Enjoy all the advanced router features that a Nighthawk has to offer and easily build your own powerful WiFi network by adding the Tri-band WiFi Range Extender. Now you have the flexibility to customize networks in 2.4 and 5GHz. Use your existing router's SSID to create a single network or use multiple SSIDs to create separate networks.

Nighthawk App - Get More from your WiFi

Download the Nighthawk App to quickly set up the extender and monitor your network.

  • Quick Setup—Get connected in just minutes
  • WiFi Settings— View your WiFi network name (SSID) and password
  • Device List—Check devices connected to the extender
  • Network Map—View extenders connected to the network


Ideal Uses


With combined WIFi speeds up to 2.2Gbps, a quad-core processor, and advanced features like MU-MIMO and Smart Connect, you can now enjoy extreme gaming and 4K streaming anywhere in your home.


Stream music in your backyard, video chat in your kitchen, or play online games in the basement. Get seamless WiFi coverage in your garage, second floor or in your extended guest house without network interruptions.


Extend WiFi to your smart home devices in your home network. Enjoy strong wireless connectivity indoors for your Smart TV, thermostat to your lights and security cameras outdoors.

Technical Specifications

  • WiFi Technology

    • 802.11ac

  • WiFi Performance

    • AC2200

  • WiFi Band

    • Band 1: 400Mbps @2.4GHz - 256QAM

    • Band 2: 866Mbps @5GHz - 256QAM

    • Band 3: 866Mbps @5GHz - 256QAM

  • Number of Ethernet Ports

    • Two (2) 10/100/1000 Ethernet ports with auto-sensing technology

  • Key Features

    • Innovative Tri-band WiFi with FastLane3 technology

    • One WiFi Name with Any Router or Modem Router

    • Smart Roaming connects your mobile devices to the most robust WiFi signal

    • Super-fast AC2200 WiFi speeds — Up to 2Gbps(866+866+400)

    • Smart Connect intelligently selects the optimal WiFi band (5GHz or 2.4GHz) for every device

    • Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO) enables simultaneous streaming of data to multiple devices

    • Six (6) High-Performance Antennas for optimal WiFi performance

    • Two (2) Gigabit Ethernet Ports for connecting wired devices like game consoles, smart TVs, or multimedia streaming set-top boxes to your WiFi network

    • Secure Boot ensures that only NETGEAR signed firmware can run on the device

    • NEW: Nighthawk App to quickly setup the extender, check WiFi settings, view a list of devices connected to the extender and more.

  • Security

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


    • Simple browser installation—great for mobile devices

    • Push ‘N’ Connect using WPS

    • Power on/off button

  • Physical Specifications

    • Dimensions: 7.85 x 6.07 x 2.14 in

    • Weight: 1.17lb

  • Standards

    • IEEE® 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz

    • IEEE 802.11 a/n/ac 5GHz

    • IEEE 802.11 k

  • 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

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. MU-MIMO capability requires both router and client device to support MU-MIMO.

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.