Netgear R6400 WiFi Router Hardware Information

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Information and specifications for the Netgear R6400 Router. Improve your WiFi speed and reliability with the Netgear R6400 WiFi router. This equipment is used in Fibre to the Home accounts.

Netgear R6400 Router

Netgear R6400 Router Top Down

Netgear R6400 Lights

Netgear R6400 Power

Solid White Light: The router is ready

Blinking White Light: The firmware is corrupted.

Solid Amber: The router is starting

Blinking Amber: The firmware is upgrading, or the Reset button was pressed.

Off: Power is not supplied to the router.

Netgear R6400 Internet

Solid White: The Internet connection is ready.

Solid Amber: The router detected an Ethernet cable connection to the modem.

Off: No ethernet cable is connected between the router and the modem


Netgear R6400 DSL

The DSL light is deactivated

2.4 GHz

Netgear R6400 2.4 GHz

Solid White: The 2.4 GHz WiFi radio is operating.

Blinking: The router is sending or receiving WiFi traffic.

Off: The 2.4 GHz WiFi radio is off

5.0 GHz

Netgear R6400 5 GHz

Solid White: The 5 GHz WiFi radio is operating.

Blinking: The router is sending or receiving WiFi traffic.

Off: The 5 GHz WiFi radio is off


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Netgear R6400 Ethernet Port 1 to 4

When solid, these lights indicate that a connection has been detected. If flashing, this indicates that data is currently transmitting through this ethernet port.

USB 3.0 Storage

USB 3.0 Storage

USB 3.0 Storage Port is deactivated.

USB 2.0 Printer Port

USB 2.0 Printer Port

USB 2.0 Printer Port is deactivated.


Netgear R6400 Wireless Wifi

Pressing this button for two seconds turns the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz WiFi radios on and off. 

If this LED is lit, the WiFi radios are on.

If this LED is off, the WiFi radios are turned off and you cannot use WiFi to connect to the router.


Netgear R6400 WPS

This button lets you use WPS to join the WiFi network without typing the WiFi password. The
WPS LED blinks white during this process and then lights solid white.



Rear View

 Netgear R6400 Router rear panel

Reset Button

Reset the router to factory defaults.


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Connects the modem to a computer or third party device (router, ethernet hub, etc.)
WAN Port

Connection point for the cable that runs either into a modem for connecting to the Internet.

USB Port



On/Off Button

Resets the modem to factory default settings


Connects modem to the power supply



WiFi Yes
Wireless Standard
802.11 b/g/n
Operational Frequency2.4 Ghz, 5.0 Ghz
Ethernet10/100 Mbps
WPS Available
SecurityWEP, WPA, WPA2
Router Settings Login URL




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