NETGEAR A8000-100PAS Nighthawk AXE3000 WiFi 6E USB 3.0 Adapter

SKU: A8000-100PAS MFR# A8000-100PAS

Sale price$99.99


  • New WiFi 6E enables blazing-fast speeds & more reliable connections.
  • Easy setup using the USB 2.0 or 3.0 port on your Windows 10 & 11 PCs.
  • Automatically connects to the fastest WiFi available: 2.4GHz, 5GHz, or 6GHz band.††
  • Comes with its own USB cradle & adjustable antenna to maximize signal strength
  • Super-speed USB 3.0 port, up to 10x faster connection than USB 2.0.
  • Works with all standard WiFi networks.
Instantly Access WiFi 6 & 6E Via USB
It's never been easier to get powerful WiFi 6E Internet service on your legacy laptop or desktop! With the Nighthawk WiFi 6E USB 3.0 adapter, just plug in for superior speed, capacity, and bandwidth over WiFi 5 at home or on-the-go. Featuring shared tri-band, the A8000 auto-senses the right band for your device: 2.4GHz, 5GHz, or the 6GHz express lane for 6E devices. Enjoy smoother, faster data transfers, gaming, and HD streaming on any WiFi platform—with or without your router. Find the best WiFi signal and coverage with the flip-open antenna.


  • WiFi 6E from the WiFi Leader—Plug in and access cutting-edge WiFi 6E to enjoy superior WiFi speed, capacity, and bandwidth over WiFi 5—where reception is weak. No network card or ISP plan is needed. Just connect to your USB 3.0 port.
  • Tri-Band Performance & Speeds††—Featuring shared Tri-band, the A8000 auto-senses your device's technology and connects to the right band: 2.4GHz, 5GHz, or 6GHz.
  • New 6GHz Express Lane—The newest WiFi 6E devices access the exclusive 6GHz express lane, for turbo-charged speeds and next-level performance.
  • Future-proofed & Backward Compatible
  • WiFi—This WiFi 6/6E adapter supports the WiFi platforms of all your tech devices — today's, tomorrow's, and yesterday's— for ultimate ease of use.
  • Flip-open Antenna Design—Easily adjust the flexible antenna to find the strongest signal and best coverage near your computer. Two (2) internal high-gain antennas improve performance.
  • Super-speed USB 3.0—Get a faster USB connection to your computer—up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0.
  • Compatible with Any WiFi Router—Connects to any router, though a WiFi 6E router is required to access that platform. Works best with the NETGEAR Nighthawk Ecosystem and Orbi mesh products.
  • Includes Cradle—The flip-open WiFi 6/6E transceiver sits in a compact cradle that’s easy to mount on metal surfaces, allowing flexible placement in and around the computer.

Technical Specifications

  • WiFi 6/6E (IEEE 802.11ax) (AXE3000)
    • - 2.4GHz AX: 2x2 (Tx/Rx) 1024/256-QAM 20/40MHz, up to 600Mbps
    • - 5GHz AX: 2x2 (Tx/Rx) 1024/256-QAM 20/40/80, up to 1200Mbps
    • - New 6GHz AX: 2x2 (Tx/Rx) 1024/256-QAM 20/40/80, up to 1200Mbps
  • Backwards compatible with IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi
  • USB 3.0—Up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0
  • MU-MIMO—2-stream MU-MIMO on each band (2.4GHz/5GHz/6GHz)
  • OFDMA—Allows efficient data transmission to devices simultaneously
  • Beamforming—Improves range and performance for 2.4GHz, 5GHz & 6GHz devices


  • WPA3—Latest and cutting-edge WiFi Security Protocol

System Requirements

  • Windows OS Computer
  • Best Performance with USB 3.0; Compatible with USB 2.0
  • Microsoft Windows 10, 11 (32/64-bit)

Adapter Dimensions & Weight

  • Dimensions: 3.66 x 1.24 x 0.57 in (93.0 x 31.4 x 14.45 mm)
  • Weight: 0.99 oz (28 g)

Cradle Dimensions & Weight

  • Dimensions: 2.49 x 1.76 x 1.39 in (63.14 x 44.67 x 35.19 mm)
  • Weight: 3.17 oz (90 g)

Package Contents

  • Wireless AXE3000 WiFi 6/6E USB 3.0 Adapter (A8000)
  • USB 3.0 Cable with Cradle
  • Installation USB Thumb Drive
  • Quick Start Guide

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