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*New* Nighthawk CAX80 Release Date?

FURRYe38
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Re: *New* Nighthawk CAX80 Release Date?

Got it. Had to open a different browser. Odd one of my other browsers doesn't show the date.

Ok. So next month then. Smiley Wink

My Setup (Cable 1Gbps/50Mbps)>CM1200 v2.02.03(LAG Disabled)>RBK50 v2.7.2.104(WW) Circle, DST and Traffic Meter>Enabled
Additional NG HW: C7800/CM1100/CAX80/CM2000, Orbi CBK40, R7800, R7960P, EX7500/EX7700, XR450 and WNHDE111
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grateful_1
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Re: *New* Nighthawk CAX80 Release Date?

Hi!

 

Between the CAX80 and the C7800 - which has better 'range'?

I'm looking to get one and have found no solf chart or info on or comparison.

Thannks

 

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plemans
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Re: *New* Nighthawk CAX80 Release Date?


@grateful_1 wrote:

Hi!

 

Between the CAX80 and the C7800 - which has better 'range'?

I'm looking to get one and have found no solf chart or info on or comparison.

Thannks

 


Tough to say 100%. Reason why is broadcast strength is set by the fcc. And most routers are already maxing it out. The only reason the CAX80 might have better range is because its a wireless AX devices. They have a little further range than the AC but it wasn't a big difference. If you're needing more range, a wireless extender or moving to a mesh system would be a better plan in my experience. 

CM2000-> RAXE500-> GS716v2-> WAX218-> EX8000
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FURRYe38
Guru

Re: *New* Nighthawk CAX80 Release Date?

Also the size if your home and placement of the gateway modem will be a factor on range and a factor if extenders are needed.

The EX7700 extender is a good match for the C7800 and the EAX80 is a good match fo the CAX80. 

 


@grateful_1 wrote:

Hi!

 

Between the CAX80 and the C7800 - which has better 'range'?

I'm looking to get one and have found no solf chart or info on or comparison.

Thannks

 


 

My Setup (Cable 1Gbps/50Mbps)>CM1200 v2.02.03(LAG Disabled)>RBK50 v2.7.2.104(WW) Circle, DST and Traffic Meter>Enabled
Additional NG HW: C7800/CM1100/CAX80/CM2000, Orbi CBK40, R7800, R7960P, EX7500/EX7700, XR450 and WNHDE111
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fastroads
Guide

Re: *New* Nighthawk CAX80 Release Date?

Got a question:

I'm using an R8500 router. If I were to buy the CAX80, is it advisable to get a new seperate router or use the CAX80? Any advantage using a seperate router?

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FURRYe38
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Re: *New* Nighthawk CAX80 Release Date?

The CAX is a gateway router and modem thus it already has a built in router and wifi. You can disable the router mode on the CAX and install a external router. Though for the cost of the CAX, i wouldn't see a reason by a expeence modem just to connect a external router.

https://community.netgear.com/t5/Cable-Modems-Routers/What-s-the-Difference-Between-a-Cable-Modem-an...


@fastroads wrote:

Got a question:

I'm using an R8500 router. If I were to buy the CAX80, is it advisable to get a new seperate router or use the CAX80? Any advantage using a seperate router?


 

My Setup (Cable 1Gbps/50Mbps)>CM1200 v2.02.03(LAG Disabled)>RBK50 v2.7.2.104(WW) Circle, DST and Traffic Meter>Enabled
Additional NG HW: C7800/CM1100/CAX80/CM2000, Orbi CBK40, R7800, R7960P, EX7500/EX7700, XR450 and WNHDE111
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grateful_1
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Re: *New* Nighthawk CAX80 Release Date?


@plemans wrote:

@grateful_1 wrote:

Hi!

 

Between the CAX80 and the C7800 - which has better 'range'?

I'm looking to get one and have found no solf chart or info on or comparison.

Thannks

 


Tough to say 100%. Reason why is broadcast strength is set by the fcc. And most routers are already maxing it out. The only reason the CAX80 might have better range is because its a wireless AX devices. They have a little further range than the AC but it wasn't a big difference. If you're needing more range, a wireless extender or moving to a mesh system would be a better plan in my experience. 

 

Great. 

I currently have the Xfinity 'X1' and this devices range is sufficent - I just don't want to get one and go 'backwards'! Smiley Very Happy 

Thanks!


 

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FURRYe38
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Re: *New* Nighthawk CAX80 Release Date?

https://community.netgear.com/t5/Cable-Modems-Routers/What-s-the-Difference-Between-a-Cable-Modem-an...


@jefflynn333 wrote:

When will we get a chance to purchase the new Nighthawk CAX80? IS there plans for a CAX1200? Plans for a larger multi-gig port for cable modems like 5-Gig or 10-Gig?


 

My Setup (Cable 1Gbps/50Mbps)>CM1200 v2.02.03(LAG Disabled)>RBK50 v2.7.2.104(WW) Circle, DST and Traffic Meter>Enabled
Additional NG HW: C7800/CM1100/CAX80/CM2000, Orbi CBK40, R7800, R7960P, EX7500/EX7700, XR450 and WNHDE111
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tmrqs
Guide

Re: *New* Nighthawk CAX80 Release Date?


@tmrqs wrote:

It is now available for pre-order on Netgear.com, release date July 2nd!

https://www.netgear.com/home/products/networking/cable-modems-routers/cax80.aspx

 

Best Buy hasn't added it back to their website just yet.


Netgear released it early, it was supposed to come out on July 2nd but it is now in stock on the website: https://www.netgear.com/home/products/networking/cable-modems-routers/cax80.aspx


 Hope BestBuy gets it quickly now! Smiley Very Happy

RCN 1Gb / CM1000 / RAX20... waiting for the CAX80.
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Jaymak509
Initiate

Re: *New* Nighthawk CAX80 Release Date?

Got mine today, the CAX80 is crazy fast. Extremely happy.
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tmrqs
Guide

Re: *New* Nighthawk CAX80 Release Date?

Congrats! Ordered it on the Netgear shop?
RCN 1Gb / CM1000 / RAX20... waiting for the CAX80.
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Jaymak509
Initiate

Re: *New* Nighthawk CAX80 Release Date?

I did, when it was up for presale...just couldn't wait haha.

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grateful_1
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Re: *New* Nighthawk CAX80 Release Date?

No longer on pre-order - no longer anywhere with 'buy' button. 

 

hmm.

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FURRYe38
Guru

Re: *New* Nighthawk CAX80 Release Date?

Must have went like hots cakes. Out of stock already. 

My Setup (Cable 1Gbps/50Mbps)>CM1200 v2.02.03(LAG Disabled)>RBK50 v2.7.2.104(WW) Circle, DST and Traffic Meter>Enabled
Additional NG HW: C7800/CM1100/CAX80/CM2000, Orbi CBK40, R7800, R7960P, EX7500/EX7700, XR450 and WNHDE111
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