ExpressVPN Aircove: Tech specs

Aircove is also available on FlashRouters.

Key features

Dual-band Wi-Fi 6

More than enough bandwidth for dozens of devices. Everyone’s connected—and protected.

WPA3 encryption

Supported devices enjoy WPA3 encryption—the highest Wi-Fi security standard available.

Bandwidth efficiency

OFDMA, a Wi-Fi 6 technology, assigns channels effectively and communicates with multiple devices simultaneously.

Gigabit Ethernet

Connect computers, game consoles, streaming boxes, and more with blazing-fast gigabit Ethernet—five ports in all.

Aircove is also available on FlashRouters.

Benchmarks of Aircove speeds vs Netgear R7000

Never miss a beat

Surf, download, or stream in 4K HD—without compromising on performance. Aircove offers VPN speeds of up to 180 Mbps* for multiple devices simultaneously. That’s 4 times faster than older VPN routers like the Netgear R7000.

*Maximums are based on ideal use conditions.

Technical drawing of Aircove with front and rear view + callouts

Tech specs

Wi-Fi standard

Dual-band (2.4 GHz/5 GHz) Wi-Fi, ​​AX1800 MU-MIMO,
Wi-Fi 6 (IEEE 802.11 b/g/n/ac/ax)

Wi-Fi speed and coverage*

• Enables up to 600 Mbps (2.4 GHz), up to 1,200 Mbps (5 GHz)
• Up to 1,600 sq. ft. / 150 sq. m

Processor, memory, and storage

1.2 GHz 64-bit Quad-Core CPU, 512 MB RAM, 128 MB flash storage

Security features

• Built-in^ ExpressVPN protection
Advanced protection: Threat Manager, parental controls, and ad blocking
• WPA2/3 Wi-Fi security
• Automatic updates
• Custom DNS when VPN is disconnected

Supported VPN protocols

• Lightway
• OpenVPN
• IKEv2

Supported WAN connection protocols

• Static IP


210 mm x 120 mm x 36.8 mm, 445 g


1 x WAN Ethernet port
4 x LAN Ethernet ports
1 x LED
1 x reset button
1 x 12V/1.5A DC input
4 x external antennas

Package contents

1 x ExpressVPN Aircove router
1 x two-piece power adapter (compatible with
U.S., UK, and European outlets)
1 x Ethernet cable

Operating requirements

Working temperature: 0–40°C (32–104°F)
Power input: 12V/1.5A DC input

* Maximum speeds based on ideal use conditions, with the VPN disconnected. Range and performance also depend on your internet service provider, device usage, home layout, building materials, obstructions, and other factors.

^ VPN functionality requires an active ExpressVPN subscription, sold separately. Aircove will perform standard router functions without one.


What is Aircove?
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Do I need a separate subscription to use Threat Manager, the ad blocker, or parental controls?
Can I use Aircove’s Threat Manager, ad blocker, and parental controls without the VPN?
Do I need an internet service provider (ISP) with Aircove?
Do I need a Netflix/HBO/Prime Video/other streaming service account if I have Aircove?
Is Aircove a Wi-Fi mesh system?
How many VPN server locations can you use with Aircove?
How do I know Aircove is secure?
What Aircove support does ExpressVPN offer?
Is Aircove compatible with gaming consoles?

Home protection, redefined.

Make your home as safe online as it is in real life. With Aircove.