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ZyXEL ARMOR Z2 NBG6817 Dual-band (2.4 GHz / 5 GHz) Gigabit Ethernet Black wireless router

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Zyxel ARMOR Z2 NBG6817, Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n), Dual-band (2.4 GHz / 5 GHz), Ethernet LAN, Black, Tabletop router

Armor Z2 Story
over The Last 27 Years, Zyxel Has Delivered More Than 400,000 Businesses And 100 Million Consumers Worldwide With Our Networking Products! Now We're Gearing Up Online Gamer With State Of The Art Networking Products That'll Produce The Best Network Gaming Experience! Our Armor Z2 Comes With Aggressive Design Inspired By Super Sports Cars, Robots, And Fighter Jets.

Armor Z2 Concept
armor Z2 Design Concept Comes From Bee Color Theme, And Took The Airflow Dna From Super Cars, And Finally Is The Sharp Outlines From Fighter And Robot And Now, Here Comes Our Armor Z2.

armor Z2 With Powerful Processor And Extreme Wi-Fi Speed For Uninterrupted Massive Game & Media Streaming Powerful Processing Power For The Best Media Experience. Handling 4K Uhd Media Contents, Immersive Gaming, Big File Transferring, Music Streaming, Armor Z2 Ensures Performance By 1.7Ghz Dual-Core Processor And Dual-Band Wi-Fi For Maximized Speed Up To 2600Mbps Stream 4K Uhd Video Contents; Gain The Advantage With No-Lag Online Gaming, And Much More With The Fast 1.7 Ghz Dual-Core Processor And Streamboost Technology.

Supersonic Quad Stream Wifi Ac2600
get The Latest Wireless 802.11Ac Standard Speeds. With Up To 2600 Mbps Of Combined Wireless Speeds, Stream High Definition Movies Without Stutters, Transfer Files Quicker To Your Mobile Devices, Play Online Games With The Low Latency. Whether It's Fiber Connection Or Other High Speed Internet Connections, Get The Maximum Bandwidth From Your Internet Service Provider To All Your Devices With Armor Z2's High Routing Performance.

Dual Core 1.7 Ghz Cpu
the Armor Z2 Is Powered With A High End Processor,Giving You More Routing Performance For All Your Network Hungry Devices Needs.

4Gb Emmc Flash Storage 512Mb Ram
storage For Applications Including: Streamboost, Usage Monitor, Dlna Database, And Future Applications.

Adjustable Antennas
fine Tune Your Wireless Signals To Your Preference For Maximum Coverage.
- 500 M2coverage
- 4X4streams

Beamforming Coverage
unlike Traditional Wireless Where It Scatters It Signals Everywhere, The Armor Z2 Pinpoints Your Wireless Device And Focuses Its Wireless Connection Solely To That Device, Enabling Strong Wireless Signals.

exclusive Airflow Design Let The Cool Air Circulate Through Chassis, Allows The Hot Exhaust Air To Exit From The Chassis Without Recirculating Into The Router.

Thermally Enhanced Chassis
the New Armor Z2 Is Designed To Expel Heat Efficiently Keeping All The Components Running Cooler, Allowing The Router To Run Faster And More Reliably.

Mu-Mimo For Up To 3X Faster Performance
experience The Best Mu-Mimo Performance And Reliability With The Latest 2Nd Generation Of Qualcomm's Ac2600 Wi-Fi. Latest 802.11Ac Wave 2 Mu-Mimo Technology Serves Multi-Devices At The Same Time, That Means Everyone And Everything Has Dedicated Wi-Fi Streaming And 3X Faster Wi-Fi Speed On Your Busy Network Provides Up Accelerated Wi-Fi Speed To All Devices. When Connected With Mu-Mimo Compatible Wi-Fi Devices, Gain Up To 3X The Performance Over Traditional Wi-Fi Speed.

4K Ready
stream 4K Video Contents Without The Stutter To The Latest Smart Televisions Or The Latest Streaming Boxes. Get The Best Experience Of Ultra-High Definition With The Armor Z2.

Qualcomm's Streamboost
run As Many Network Applications As You Want Without Sacrificing Your Network Streaming Experience Or Increasing Online Game Latency. Qualcomm's Streamboost Intelligently Manages Your Internet Bandwidth For All Your Networking Needs Without Setting Up Complicated Qos.

get The Armor Z2 Setup Quickly With Our Guided Eazy123 Setup! No Pc Needed, No Complicated Setup Steps, You Can Easily Setup Internet Connection And Wireless Setting Fairly Straightforward.

Usage Monitor
usage Monitor Allows You To View The Home Network Bandwidth Utilized By Applications, Clients. Set A Warning For Internet Plan Utilization; You Will Receive A Message From System Once You Hit Your Plan Usage Limit.

One Connect
zyxel's One Connect Mobile App Provides An Easy Solution To Expand Your Wi-Fi Network With One Connect Ready Devices. Effortlessly Copy Your Existing Zyxel Wi-Fi Network To A One Connect Ready Extender For A Unified Wi-Fi Experience. We Also Encourage You To Get An Easy Future-Proofed Solution With One Connect.

Zyxel Photo
with A Connected Usb Storage To The Armor Z2, Automatically Backup Your Photos From Your Favorite Mobile Devices With This Free App! Test Proved You Can Backup 30 Photos ( Size Around 1.5Mb) Within One Minute.

Free Ddns
remotely Manage Your Router, Run A Website, Share Files, And Much More With Our Free And Easy To Remember Ddns Address.

2 Usb Ports & Myzyxel Cloud
connect Storage Devices With One Of The Fastest Usb Connections Available. Ensure You Get The Maximum Performance For Sharing Your Usb Storage's Data On Your Network. Register Myzyxelcloud To Access And Manage Various Functions On The Armor Z2 From Myzyxelcloud Remotely.

Wifi Protected Access Wpa/Wpa2
improved The Security Of Wi-Fi Connections By Requiring Use Of Stronger Wireless Encryption.

Denial Of Service Protection
secured Shared Internet And Network, Get Protected From Malicious Attacks From Hackers.
Have more devices connected to your shared Internet with ZyXEL ARMOR Z2 AC2600 MU-MIMO Dual-Band Wireless Gigabit Router. Powered by a fast 1.7 GHz processor and StreamBoost technology, the ARMOR Z2 allows you to experience 4K UHD video streaming and to play online games without stuttering, while to have more devices staying connected at the same time without sacrificing performance. The ZyXEL ARMOR Z2 is equipped with the latest 4x4 MU-MIMO technology that enables it to accelerate transmission up to 4 stream wireless devices for even faster Wi-Fi speeds. The ZyXEL ARMOR Z2 AC2600 MU-MIMO Dual-Band Wireless Gigabit Router supports the latest 802.11ac Wave 2 MU-MIMO technology to provide accelerated Wi-Fi speed for all devices. It supports 160 MHz channel bandwidth which is 2x faster than traditional one. When connected with MU-MIMO-compatible Wi-Fi devices, the ARMOR Z2 is capable of achieving up to 3x performance over traditional Wi-Fi speeds. The ZyXEL ARMOR Z2 allows you to run as many networking applications as you want without sacrificing your network streaming experience or increasing online game latency. The StreamBoost technology intelligently provides most up-to-date gaming database and manages your Internet bandwidth for all your networking needs without the need to setup complicated QoS.
Unlike traditional wireless routers that scatter signals everywhere, ZyXEL ARMOR Z2's four adjustable high performance antennas with beamforming coverage pinpoint your wireless device even while you are moving around, it can track you actual location, and focus its wireless connection solely on it to enable strong wireless signals. The ZyXEL ARMOR Z2's Usage Monitor allows you to view the home network bandwidth utilized by applications and clients. If a threshold of Internet plan usage has been set, you will receive a message from the system once the limit is reached. The ZyXEL ONE Connect App not only offers a completely new smart home experience, but also allows you to easily track and manage network connections as well as network status. No PC or complicated setup steps needed, just get your Internet connection up and running featuring shared Wi-Fi quickly with the ZyXEL's ARMOR Z2. With a USB storage connected to the ZyXEL ARMOR Z2, this free app backs up your photos from your favorite mobile devices. You can back up 30 photos (around 1.5 MB each) within just a minute.

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802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz, 802.11 a/n/ac 5 GHz, 800/1733 Mbps, DLNA, USB x 2,250 x 168 x 51 mm, 570 g

Zyxel ARMOR Z2 NBG6817. Wi-Fi band: Dual-band (2.4 GHz / 5 GHz), Top Wi-Fi standard: Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n), WLAN data transfer rate (max): 2600 Mbit/s. Ethernet LAN interface type: Gigabit Ethernet, Networking standards: IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n, Ethernet LAN data rates: 10,100,1000 Mbit/s. Security algorithms: WPA,WPA-PSK,WPA2,WPA2-PSK,WPS. Product type: Tabletop router, Product colour: Black, LED indicators: LAN, Power, System, WAN, WLAN. Antenna type: Exte

Initial Release Date: 01/06/2016

Product Specification

ZyXEL ARMOR Z2 NBG6817 Dual-band (2.4 GHz / 5 GHz) Gigabit Ethernet Black wireless router Specifications

Manu. Code
Weight (approx)
Product TypeNetworking
Network Routers
Wireless Routers
Technical details
Collection Model
Zyxel ARMOR Z2 NBG6817
Product colour
Case ColourBlack
Indication lightY
LED indicatorsLAN,Power,System,WAN,WLAN
LAN, Power, System, WAN, WLAN
On/off switchY
Electromagnetic compatibilityCE, FCC, IC, BSMI
Form FactorRouter
Response Time
Processor cores
Processor frequency1700 MHz
Top Wi-Fi standard
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Ethernet LANY
DHCP clientY
Automatic channel selectionY
Networking standardsIEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
Ethernet LAN interface typeGigabit Ethernet
Security algorithmsWPA,WPA-PSK,WPA2,WPA2-PSK,WPS
Antenna TypeExternal
Ethernet LAN data rates10,100,1000 Mbit/s
Wi-Fi standards802.11a,Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac),802.11b,802.11g,Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
DHCP serverY
Ethernet LAN data rates10,100,1000
Wi-Fi standardsIEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
Top Wi-Fi standardIEEE 802.11n
Ports & interfaces
USB 2.0 ports quantity
USB portY
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity1
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports5
Memory card slot(s)N
DC-in jackY
Wireless LAN features
WLAN data transfer rate (max)
2600 Mbit/s
Wi-Fi bandDual-band (2.4 GHz / 5 GHz)
WLAN data transfer rate (first band)800 Mbit/s
WLAN data transfer rate (second band)1733 Mbit/s
WLAN data transfer rate (first band)800
WLAN data transfer rate (second band)1733
Power source type
Guest accessY
Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI)Y
MAC address filteringY
WPS push buttonY
Firewall securitySPI
Network address translation (NAT)Y
Weight & dimensions
570 g
Height51 mm
Depth168 mm
Width250 mm
Hospitality features
Wake-on-LAN ready
Built-in processor
Universal Plug and Play (UPnP)Y
Reset buttonY
Management features
Quality of Service (QoS) support
Firmware upgradeableY
WAN connection
Ethernet WAN
SIM card slotN
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 C
Storage relative humidity (H-H)10 - 95%
Storage temperature (T-T)-30 - 70 C
Operating relative humidity (H-H)10 - 90%
10 - 90
Storage relative humidity (H-H)10 - 95
Storage temperature (T-T)-30 - 70
Antennas quantity
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Technical details
Sustainability certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA)
Packaging data
Quick start guide
Cables includedLAN (RJ-45)
Package width445 mm
Package depth258 mm
Package height60 mm
Package weight1.56 kg
Packaging content
AC adapter included
EnvironmentalHumidity 10 to 90% Operating Temperature 0 to 40C
WAN Ports1 port(s) x RJ-45 10/100/1000Mbps
LAN Ports4 port(s) x RJ-45 10/100/1000Mbps
Wireless LAN Standards:IEEE 802.11 b g n
USB Ports1 x USB 3.0 1 x USB 2.0
Router TypeWireless
Operating Humidity10 to 90%
Operating Temperature0 to 40C
LAN Port ConnectorRJ-45
LAN Port Speed10/100/1000Mbps
WAN Port ConnectorRJ-45
WAN Port Speed10/100/1000Mbps
IEEE 802.11IEEE 802.11
Colour of productBlack
Dimensions25.0cm (W) x 16.8cm (D) x 5.1cm (H) - Weight 1.56kg
StandardsEMC: CE, FCC, IC, BSMI
LED Status IndicatorsPower/SYS Internet Wireless 2.4G/WPS Wireless 5G/WPS
SecurityWireless Security: WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPA-Enterprise, WPA2-Enterprise WPS support
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21 Days Return Policy

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All technology / electrical items including but not restricted to TVs, laptops, tablets etc must be still in their original packaging with the manufacturer seals still in tact. We are unable to accept returns for products which have been opened and/or used.
Product Questions

Questions and Answers

How many cores does the processor have?
The Zyxel NBG6817-EU0101F processor has 2 cores.

What is the processor speed/frequency?
The Zyxel NBG6817-EU0101F processor runs at 1700 MHz.
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