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Zyxel ARMOR Z1 - Model NBG-6816
AC2350 Dual-Band Wireless Gigabit Router

Zyxel ARMOR Z1 - Model NBG6816

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Ultimate 4K/Ultra HD Streaming ExperienceOverview:

Delivering the Ultimate 4K/Ultra HD Streaming Experience

Deploy a powerful wireless network that can deliver fast wireless data speeds for lag free online multiplayer gaming experience and smoothly stream high-definition videos with the Zyxel ARMOR Z1, AC2350 Dual-Band Wireless Gigabit Router.

Equipped with the latest 802.11ac technology the Zyxel ARMOR Z1 delivers up to gigabit wireless speeds to the latest wireless devices utilizing 802.11ac technology. The Zyxel ARMOR Z1 can also intelligently allocate the right amount of bandwidth with its StreamBoost technology so that even if you connect a lot of networking devices to the ARMOR Z1, it still manages to deliver a great networking experience to all of them.

  • Up to gigabit class wireless performance
  • StreamBoost technology — connect more devices without sacrificing performance
  • Share and stream multimedia files on your network with USB 3.0 storage support
  • Zyxel One Connect mobile app for quick network management and notification
  • Web filtering and online time management


Blistering Network SPEED

Connect your latest 802.11ac wireless equipped devices to the Zyxel ARMOR Z1 router and get up to gigabit data transfer rate. Stream and watch movies in ultra-high-definition (UHD) quality without the pesky buffering stutter. Got fiber broadband connection? Download or upload digital contents wirelessly to the web faster.

Dual-core Processing Power

The Zyxel ARMOR Z1 packs the power needed to handle multiple connections simultaneously. The potent dual-core 1.4 GHz processor helps the router juggle gaming, media streaming and other online tasks with no loss of network performance.

Dual-core Processing Power

Safe and Scheduled Web Browsing

Filter offensive online contents for a cleaner and safer web browsing experience. Manage and restrict individual devices online network times to avoid constant bandwidth consumption and data usage overage.

Safe and Scheduled Web Browsing

Bandwidth Where It Is Needed With Smart QoS

The Zyxel ARMOR Z1 allocates the right amount of bandwidth to each networked devices automatically with its StreamBoost technology. Play an intense online multiplayer game, watch high-definition streaming movies, browse on your social network, download a large file, and do more all at the same time without experiencing any performance drop.

Bandwidth Where It Is Needed With Smart QoS

Manage Devices Easily With One Connect app

Get a quick glance of all your ARMOR Z1 connected devices from your mobile device. Troubleshoot common issues with connected devices. Block unknown intruding devices from your network.

Manage Devices Easily With One Connect app

Effective Wireless Connection By Beamforming

Instead of broadcasting signals everywhere in your home, Zyxel ARMOR Z1 is equipped with Beamforming technology to focus and amplify its signal directly to your wireless connected device(s), allowing you to connect wirelessly online throughout your whole home.

Effective Wireless Connection By Beamforming


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Model: ARMOR Z1 (Model NBG-6816)
System Specifications
Wireless Standard
  • 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz
  • 802.11 a/n/ac 5 GHz
Wireless Transfer Rate
  • Transmit:
    • 600 Mbps* for 2.4 GHz
    • 1733 Mbps* for 5 GHz
  • Receive:
    • 600 Mbps* for 2.4 GHz
    • 1733 Mbps* for 5 GHz
Wireless Security WPA/WPA2, WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK
Wireless Features
  • Guest Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
  • Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM)
  • Auto channel selection
  • Wireless scheduling
  • Wireless output power management
  • MAC address filtering
  • Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • Auto WAN type detection: static IP, DHCP, PPPoE
  • DHCP server/client
  • IGMP v1/v2
  • Dynamic DNS
  • Auto-IP change
  • IPv6
VPN Pass-through IPSec/PPTP/L2TP
  • Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI)
  • Deny of Service (DoS) Prevention
Application Control
  • Smart QoS (StreamBoost)
  • Parental control
  • Network service filter
USB Support
  • Mass storage support by SMB/CIFS/FTP
  • Print server
Media Server DLNA
System Management
  • Online firmware upgrade
  • Remote management
  • Wake on LAN
  • UPnP
Operation Mode
  • Router mode
  • Access point mode
Hardware Specifications
CPU 1.4 GHz dual core processor
Memory 512 MB RAM and 4 GB eMMC
WAN One 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet RJ-45 port with auto MDI/MDIX support
LAN Four 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet RJ-45 ports with auto MDI/MDIX support
USB Two USB 3.0 ports
LED indicator
  • Power
  • Internet
  • Wireless (2.4 GHz)/WPS
  • Wireless (5 GHz)/WPS
Antenna Four dual-band high power external antennas
  • Wireless on/off
  • Power on/off
  • WPS
  • Reset
Power 12 V DC, 4 A
Power consumption 29 W Watt Max
Physical Specification
Item dimensions (WxDxH)(mm/in.) 297.7 x 207.8 x 71.5 mm (11.72" x 8.18" x 2.81")
Item weight (kg/lb) 0.84 kg (1.85 lb.)
Packing dimensions (WxDxH)(mm/in.) 423 x 254 x 92 mm (16.65" x 10" x 3.62")
Packing weight (kg/lb) 1.84 kg (4.06 lb.)
Package Contents
  • Wireless router
  • Power adapter
  • Ethernet cable
  • Quick start guide
  • Warranty card
Environmental Specification
Operating Temperature  0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Operating Humidity 10% to 90% (Non-condensing)
Storage Temperature -30°C to 70°C (-22°F to 158°F)
Storage Humidity 10% to 95% (Non-condensing)
Safety CE-LVD

* The maximum wireless data transfer rate of up to 600 Mbps for 2.4 GHz and 1733 Mbps for 5 GHz simultaneourly of derived from IEEE Standard 802.11 specications. Actual data transfer rate will vary base on network environment including: distance, network trac, building site materials/construction, interference from other wireless devices, and other adverse conditions.


Application Diagram


Download the Zyxel ARMOR Z1 (Model NBG-6816) Datasheet (PDF).