Netgear R6900 - Nighthawk AC1900 Smart WiFi Router User Manual (en)

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Additionally, other WiFi access points in and around your home might affect your router’s signal. WiFi access points
are routers, repeaters, WiFi range extenders, and any other device that emits a WiFi signal for network access.
Position your router according to the following guidelines:
Place your router near the center of the area where your computers and other devices operate and within line
of sight to your WiFi devices.
Make sure that the router is within reach of an AC power outlet and near Ethernet cables for wired computers.
Place the router in an elevated location, minimizing the number walls and ceilings between the router and your
other devices.
Place the router away from electrical devices such as these:
Ceiling fans
Home security systems
Microwaves
Computers
Base of a cordless phone
2.4 GHz cordless phone
5 GHz cordless phone
Place the router away from large metal surfaces, large glass surfaces, insulated walls, and items such as these:
Solid metal door
Aluminum studs
Fish tanks
Mirrors
Brick
Concrete
If you are using adjacent access points, use different radio frequency channels to reduce interference.
Cable Your Router
The following image shows how to cable your router:
Hardware Overview of the Router
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Nighthawk AC1900 Smart WiFi Router Model R6900