The Netgear R6300 is our latest addition to our line of powerful DD-WRT firmware upgraded devices that users have been clamoring for since the moment Wireless-AC was created. A stylish, sleek networking centerpiece that can future-proof a WiFi network for the orseeablefuture with its ample wired and wireless options. While Wireless-AC is not prevalent among recent device, it is increasingly being integrated in the latest and greatest gadgets and cutting edge tech devices.
At FlashRouters, we take our time in choosing our routers options to find the best performing router models with the best possible specs to give you the perfect device for now and as your network grows and increasingly becomes more reliant on a powerful Internet gateway to manage everything you throw at it.
Popular R6300 DD-WRT Features
Using DD-WRT can make your network infinitely more stable and easier to tweak. FlashRouters creates a complete out-of-the-box, plug and play DD-WRT upgraded router solution that includes all the most popular DD-WRT features:
- Adds OpenVPN Client & Server Setup Options
- Removes WPS functionality which is a major security hole.
- Adds PPTP Client & Server Setup Options
- Integrated WiFi Hotspot System Capabilities: HotSpotSystem, Sputnik, WiFiDog, NoCatSplash
- Stabilizes Overall WiFi Performance
Netgear R6300 DD-WRT Setup Options
Using DD-WRT can make your network infinitely more stable and easier to tweak. FlashRouters creates a complete out-of-the-box, plug and play DD-WRT upgraded router solution that includes all the most popular DD-WRT features.
- VPN Router: Upgrading to a DD-WRT R6300 allows for built-in VPN connections with OpenVPN and PPTP, creating a secure tunnel for any device just by connecting to the router. When you use a Virtual Private Network (VPN) connection, you get an additional layer of Internet security and encryption that allows you to mask your location or to access regionally restricted video and streaming content. Read more about what VPN can do under the VPN Service tab.
- Dual Router Setup: In the dual router setup, one router is connected to your local Internet Service Provider and the R6300 can be used as a dedicated VPN router. Learn more about the FlashRouters Dual Router Setup.
- Wireless Extender/Bridge Options: Depending on your build and chip type, you can set up a variety of wireless extender options with a DD-WRT router. This will allow you to extend the current reach of the router, improving wireless range in homes and offices. You can also use DD-WRT to create a wireless bridge. With a wireless bridge, you can establish a wired connection without running actual cables and you can create wired ports for a 3G/4G MiFi device. Get a more extensive breakdown in our post on Wireless Repeaters and Bridges. Please look under the Support Plan tab for additional tech support information if you plan to use one of these setups.
R6300 DD-WRT Technical Specifications
Offering class-leading, lightning fast wireless speeds of up to Wireless-AC 1750 mbps (450 2.4 Mbps & 1350 5.0 Mbps) from eight internal antennas while being compatible with Wireless-N/A/B/G/H devices.
Running on a 600 MHz Broadcom CPU and offering dual band wireless technology, the R6300 delivers fast performance to handle a large amount of connected devices like the iPads, PS3, or Smart 3D TVs. For those looking for high quality HD video Streaming or improved Skype and video chat, the Netgear R6300 is made to handle it.
The Netgear R6300 FlashRouter is an excellent choice for the heavy streaming video users who would like to get the top-notch streaming video for Netflix, Hulu Plus, Crackle, Amazon Instant Video, and ITV, among others. Tired of buffering? Go with the stability and customizability of the open source DD-WRT linux kernel!
Upgrading to a DD-WRT R6300 also allows for advanced network security including connecting to VPN service providers. Using VPN on a router allows you to create a secure tunnel for connected devices just by connecting to the router; giving you an additional layer of Internet security, advanced encryption, and allowing you to mask your location for additional security.
The R6300 FlashRouter has an integrated USB port to attach Network Attached Storage (NAS) backup, a storage device or for creating a network printer.
What is Wireless-AC?
Most likely you have heard the terms Wireless-N & Wireless-G. Wireless-AC is the latest wireless draft for exponential signal capacity in WiFi market. While Wireless-G tops out at 54 Mbps and Wireless N ranges from 450-900 Mbps, AC pretty much doubles the top end capabilities of Wireless-N.
The Netgear R6300 DD-WRT FlashRouter offers the best possible wireless speeds integrating Wireless-AC wireless speed capacity of 1750 Mbps total (450 2.4 GHz & 1300 5 Ghz) utilizing 3 powerful external antennas based on one the most powerful router processors you will find.
Combine that power with the DD-WRT added perks of being able to manage wireless transmission power, manage access restrictions, a built-in SPI firewall, a bevy of graphing, logs and monitoring features. It’s not tough to acknowledge that the R6300 is the probably the most powerful DD-WRT router option available today
Want better quality Netflix, Amazon Instant, Crackle, Vudu with a Roku, AppleTV & Boxee Box? Done. Want to rise above interference problems from neighbors with powerful routers? Deal. VPN Client & Server Integration for OpenVPN or PPTP? You got it.
The FlashRouters Difference
The DD-WRT Netgear R6300 FlashRouter arrives pre-installed with a recent, tested, stable DD-WRT firmware build. Forget spending hours deciphering the DD-WRT forums/website/Wiki for the correct hardware version and proper build only to discover that you've improperly flashed your device and bricked it.
Each FlashRouter arrives at your doorstep with a personalized setup guide that is tailored to your requested network information, making your network centerpiece installation as simple as possible. The right router, the right firmware, right now!
FlashRouters steps in to offer what many router manufacturers won't: better firmware, network configuration assistance and responsive American tech support that will actually answer your questions.
- Free VPN Service Integration: FlashRouters will include a VPN setup guide when shipping your device at your request. Choose from our VPN Service dropdown menu or type in your own. Read more about supported providers under the VPN Service tab. Adding DD-WRT also allows for VPN service integration with PPTP for just about any provider and OpenVPN for select providers. Visit the VPN Service Tab for supported services and protocols for the Netgear R6300 Wireless Router.
- Custom Configuration & Setup Guide Included: Include your preferred router setup options in the order checkout comments or a FlashRouter configuration specialist will be in contact to tailor your new router to your networking plan.
- Free Online Tech Support: Should you run into an issue during Internet or VPN setup, our skilled DD-WRT techs can assist in getting the connection up and running. Read more about this option under the Support Plan tab.
- DD-WRT Warranty: Doing your own DD-WRT firmware installation voids manufacturer warranties and can damage your device. FlashRouters provides a tested unit and a 90-Day Warranty for our DD-WRT installations.
- Worldwide Shipping via USPS.
|Wireless Frequency Band(s)||Dual Band (2.4/ 5 GHz)|
|Wireless Data Rates||AC1750 (450+1300Mbps)|
|Wireless Standards||IEEE 802.11 a/c b/g/n|
|Ethernet Port Type||Gigabit (10/100/1000Mbps)|
|Ethernet Ports||4 LAN 1 WAN|
|Number of Antennas||6|
|Wireless Security||WPA Personal, WPA Enterprise, WPA2 Personal, WPA2 Enterprise, WPA2 Personal Mixed, WPA2 Enterprise Mixed, RADIUS, WEP|
|Processor Speed||600 MHz|
|Flash Memory (MB)||128|
|Power Adapter||100v-240v ~50-60Hz (Compatible Worldwide)|
|Volt Input||12V 2.5A|
|Package Contents||A/C Power Supply, Customized Setup Guide, Ethernet Cable, Router Stand|
|Warranty||90 Day Limited Warranty|
|Choose VPN Service||None Required|