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Netgear R6300V2 AC1750 DD-WRT FlashRouter

Quick Overview

•  Wireless-AC 1750 Mbps
•  800 MHz Broadcom Processor
•  1 USB 3.0 & 1 USB 2.0 Port
•  High-end DD-WRT ARM Firmware Installed More Info

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Reg. Price $379.99

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Reg. Price $379.99

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Another Open-source Router Powerhouse from FlashRouters...

Want better quality Netflix, Amazon Instant, Hulu, Crackle, Vudu with a Roku, AppleTV & Boxee Box? Need to rise above interference problems from neighboring WiFi routers? VPN Client & Server Integration for OpenVPN or PPTP? Of course.

Meet the Netgear R6300 v2 DD-WRT FlashRouter, a networking centerpiece with power and style for future-proof a WiFi network to next-gen Wireless-AC standards. The latest of our Netgear Wireless-AC DD-WRT Routers prepares your network for all the latest devices while still offering full support for legacy devices (Wireless-G) and providing top level dual band Wireless-N speeds.

Netgear R6300 v2 Technical Specifications

Major Processor Upgrade

The R6300 v2 model bumps the internal processor to a DD-WRT best-in-class Dual Core 800 MHz Broadcom CPU from the v1 from an excellent 600 MHz. In fact, this is the first Dual core router we are offering with DD-WRT support.

Processing is the key to high performance routing and this one has room to burn and grow as streaming video demands become increasigly more intensive. For VPN users, having a large processor is imperative for the constant encryption and decryption the router will perform in this process. The better the processor, the faster the VPN encrypted information can get to you.

Smaller Yet More Powerful

The Netgear R6300 v2 is approximately 2/3 the size of its predecessor and has a 33% boost is processor speed. More power and space saving!

Best in Class RAM/ Flash Memory in a Wireless Router

At 256 RAM matches the top end of router-based RAM, and offers 128 MB of active flash memory for flashing the most powerful and malleable DD-WRT build around, the Kong AC build. RAM and Flash memory are important to the caching and saving of sites to hasten connectivity to your most frequently visited sites as well. With more processor, more RAM/Flash memory are a must.

USB 3.0 Port

The R6300 v2 is the first FlashRouter offering a USB 3.0 port, the high speed method of data transfer and network sharing. A second USB 2.0 port is also included. Use these 2 integrated USB port to attach Network Attached Storage (NAS) backup, a storage device or for creating a network printer. The faster the USB ports, the faster you can do network backups, transfer & share files between devices.

Wireless-AC Speed, Wireless-N Compatible

Offering lightning fast dual band wireless  speeds up to 1750 mbps Wireless-AC (450 2.4 Mbps & 1350 5.0 Mbps), the R6300 v2 delivers fast performance to handle a large amount of connected devices from eight internal antennas. Compatible with Wireless-N/A/B/G/H devices  like Xbox One, Smart TV, iPad & PS4s, to old laptops - those looking for high quality HD video streaming or improved Skype video chat/FaceTime, the Netgear R6300 v2 is created to handle it and more!

Popular R6300 DD-WRT Added Features

Using DD-WRT firmware can make a network infinitely more stable and easier to tweak.  The Netgear R6300 v2 FlashRouter is a premium choice for the users who would like to get the top-notch hig-definition video streaming video for your favorite services: Netflix, Hulu Plus, BBC iPlayer, 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 the R6300 v2 to DD-WRT integrations advanced network security options including connecting to VPN. 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 encyption & personal privacy from prying government eyes, allowing you to mask your location for additional security.

FlashRouters creates a complete out-of-the-box, plug and play DD-WRT upgraded router solution including the most advanced DD-WRT features:

  • Removes faulty WPS functionality, a major security hole.
  • Complete PPTP & OpenVPN Client/Server Setup Support.
  • Advanced wireless tranmission power options.
  • Integrated Captive Portal/ WiFi Hotspot System Capabilities: HotSpotSystem, Sputnik, WiFiDog, NoCatSplash.
  • Stabilize Overall WiFi Performance.
  • Advanced Networking Modes: Access Points, Wireless Extender, Wireless Client & Repeater Bridge.
  • Bandwidth Monitoring & Limiting Features.

Netgear R6300 v2 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.

DD-WRT VPN WiFi Router - Dual Router VPN Setup

  • 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 v2 can be used as a dedicated VPN router. Learn more about the FlashRouters Dual Router Setup.

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 v2 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 6 powerful internal antennas based on one the most powerful router processors you will see.

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.

The FlashRouters Difference

The DD-WRT Netgear R6300 v2 FlashRouter arrives pre-installed with a recent, tested, stable DD-WRT Giga firmware build. Forget spending hours deciphering and testing 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/highly-trained USA 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. Visit the VPN Service Tab for supported service information and protocols for the Netgear R6300 v2 Wireless Router.
  • Custom Configuration & Setup Guide Included: Include your preferred router setup options in the order checkout comments. For complete pre-configuration to a service, please enter username, password and preferred server location. This is not required, just an added bonus for those who desire it.
  • 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, stable unit with a 90-Day Warranty for our DD-WRT installations.
  • Worldwide Shipping via USPS.
Want more insight into all DD-WRT firmware offers & how it differs from Tomato?

Review the basics of DD-WRT firmware or watch our DD-WRT info video:


Additional Information

Firmware Upgrade
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
USB Ports
2 - 1 USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.0
Antenna Type:
Number of Antennas
Wireless Security
WPA Personal, WPA Enterprise, WPA2 Personal, WPA2 Enterprise, WPA2 Personal Mixed, WPA2 Enterprise Mixed, RADIUS, WEP
Processor Brand:
Processor Model:
BCM4708A0 Dual Core
Processor Speed
800 MHz
Flash Memory (MB)
Power Adapter
100v-240v ~50-60Hz (Compatible Worldwide)
Volt Input
12V 2.5A
Hardware Version
Product Condition
Serial Port(s)
Package Contents
A/C Power Supply, Customized Setup Guide, Ethernet Cable
90 Day Limited Warranty
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  1. Very Efficient review by Raf on 7/29/2014

    The Netgear R6300 is a very efficient router. I love the sleek, minimalist design. It fits perfectly on my desk, not looking like a clunky piece of machinery. The performance, however, only makes the design more impressive... the power is a mystery to me. Then, the DD-WRT firmware, it's incredible. Using this router, you will have true control over your network. Perfect for anyone looking out for bandwidth hogs.

  2. A Recommended Router review by Alan on 6/30/2014

    I can certainly say this is a recommended router. Fantastic speeds, very nice range, and overall great performance. This router works great alongside my Apple Airport Extreme, and using a VPN on my devices has never been easier.

  3. Very Very Happy review by Jim on 3/26/2014

    I am very very happy with this purchase. Incredibly fast delivery, great customer support, and a router that works very well. I am completely an amateur when it comes to this stuff, so it was great to have a router flashed for VPN right out of the box!

  4. Easy to use, awesome performance review by Paul on 3/21/2014

    I am definitely a novice when it comes to this stuff, but I found FlashRouters to offer great customer support- they were extremely helpful! The router is fantastic, too.

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What Makes A FlashRouterDifferent?

Forget spending hours deciphering and testing 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.

FlashRouters offers what many router manufacturers won't: better firmware plus basic network and VPN service configuration assistance from responsive and highly trained USA tech support that will actually answer your questions.

  • DD-WRT OR TOMATO PREINSTALLED: A tested and stable firmware build with enhanced security by one of our customization experts.
  • FREE PLUG AND PLAY VPN SERVICE PRE-CONFIGURATION: Enter your VPN username, password and preferred server location in final step of checkout.
  • FREE ONLINE TECH SUPPORT: E-mail & remote Teamviewer included.
  • DD-WRT & TOMATO WARRANTY: We include our own open-source firmware warranty.
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