Netgear Nighthawk X8 R8500 AC5300 Tri-Band Gigabit Wi-Fi Router



Dispatched in 1-2 Business Days

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Netgear Nighthawk X8 R8500 AC5300 Tri-Band Gigabit Wi-Fi Router



Dispatched in 1-2 Business Days

"Delivers fast Wi-Fi performance and has outstanding signal stability" - CNET

  • 5.3Gbps - The fastest combined WiFi speed for uninterrupted streaming
  • Four Active Antennas - Enhance weak signal and reduce interference with a patent pending design
  • Simultaneous Tri-Band - More and faster WiFi connections to all devices


The Nighthawk X8 AC5300 Smart WiFi Router is the next wave in WiFi. Tri-Band WiFi and Quad Stream performance boosts X8's combined wireless speeds to up to 5.3Gbps. Four external Active Antennas plus four internal antennas amplify WiFi range. Six gigabit Ethernet ports means even more wired devices can connect and with port aggregation 2 ports can combine to double maximum wired speeds. Nighthawk X8 is the next wave in WiFi.

Key Features 

Smart Connect intelligently selects the fastest WiFi band for every device

Load Balancing distributes WiFi devices ensuring usage of both 5GHz WiFi bands

MU-MIMO capable—simultaneous streaming of data for multiple devices

Eight high performance antennas with high-powered amplifiers

Four external Active Antennas enhance weak signals and reduce interference for best WiFi performance 

Dynamic QoS prioritizes network traffic by application & device

ReadyCLOUD® USB Access—Personal & secure cloud access to USB storage anytime, anywhere

ReadySHARE® Vault—PC software for automatic backup to USB hard drive connected to the router

DLNA® server to find & play your media on TVs & game consoles

VPN support—secure remote access to your home network & Internet

Enhanced Parental Controls to manage web filtering & accessibility by profiles or devices

NETGEAR® genie® home network manager includes remote access to manage your network away from home

Where do we ship? 

We ship Australia wide, except for Parcel Lockers. 

Due to the increase in fraudulent purchases involving Parcel lockers, we can no longer ship to them.

Should you require the use of a Parcel locker (with no alternative), please email us, requesting to use one, a copy of your Drivers license and confirmation that you are the account owner.

We can however, ship to a PO Box, but will require signature on delivery

Where do we ship from?

All our stock is held in local warehouses in Australia.

What currency are items quoted as?

All items are quoted in Australian dollars.

What is the cost of delivery?

Delivery is FREE, regardless of items purchased or where you live. We won't charge you a cent. Never!

When will my items arrive?

We try and dispatch within 2 business days (order's received after 12pm EDT (local time in Sydney), will only be processed the following day; or during the weekend, will only be processed on the following Monday.

Depending on the products ordered and your location; shipping might take around 2-5 days. We have warehouses countrywide and where possible, we ship from a warehouse in your area, just to speed up the process.

Please note that the above is just an estimate and during peak or busy times, the delivery time frame will take longer. But rest assured, we know you want your items as soon as possible and we will do everything we can to rush every order.

How can I track my order?

Most orders are dispatched with Fastway Couriers (or on occasion Auspost) and will have tracking ability. Please note that tracking is not live. In most cases the Fastway Website will not show anything before the shipment has been scanned at the point of its destination.

Our orders are collected in bulk and aggregated with other orders

We receive the tracking number from Fastway the same time that you do. In a lot of circumstances, your order will be received before any tracking becomes available to us. We will only update tracking if your order is still in transit.

We know this system isn’t perfect,and are working on ways to get you the tracking number sooner.

Delivery & Shipping Process

  • Order is placed by customer
  • Staff receive Order and is Processed
  • Once Order is prepared, a delivery is scheduled with Courier (usually Fastway Couriers)
  • Courier collects batch Orders and arrange delivery
  • Courier supply’s tracking number to us and customer simultaneously
  • Goods are delivered

 If anything is taking longer than usual, please contact us at and we’ll follow up for you.