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Linksys® AC2600 Max-Stream MU-MIMO Gigabit WiFi Router, EA8500 Item # 707043
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Provide high-speed wireless Internet connectivity for multiple users at once
- Features Wireless-AC technology for an ultra-fast network. Backward compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n.
- Up to 1,733Mbps data transfer rates provide rapid file sharing and Internet connectivity.
- Dual-band 2.4GHz and 5.0GHz wireless connectivity supports high-bandwidth applications.
- MU-MIMO (Multiple User Multiple-Input, Multiple-Output) technology delivers fast Wi-Fi to multiple users on your network.
- 4 adjustable external antennas, along with 1 internal antenna, help give optimal coverage and signal strength. Range of up to 10,000' helps eliminate dead zones and spotty coverage.
- USB 3.0, USB 2.0 and eSATA ports allow a wide range of connectivity.
- Built-in LEDs inform you of operational status.
- Built-in firewall helps control information received and retrieved by your computer. 128-bit WEP, WPA and WPA2 security and VPN (Virtual Private Network) support help keep your information secure.
- Supports the Wi-Fi Protected Setup push button for simple wireless security setup.
|automatic speed sensing||yes|
|dimensions||2.21"H x 10.09"W x 7.22"D|
|maximum data transfer rate||1,733|
|number of users per network||10|
|operating system compatibility||Windows XP; Windows Vista 32-/64-bit; Windows 7 32-/64-bit; Windows 8 32-/64-bit; Windows 8.1 32-/64-bit; Mac OS X 10.5.8+|
|plug and play||yes|
|ports||USB 3.0; USB 2.0/eSATA; Ethernet|
|security/encryption||128-bit WEP; WPA; WPA2|
|virtual private network (VPN) support||yes|
|warranty length||1-year limited|
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Linksys EA8500 Max-Stream AC2600 MU-MIMO Smart Wi-Fi Router
Learn how the Linksys EA8500 uses breakthrough MU-MIMO technology to bring 4.6x faster Wi-Fi to your busy network. Blazing-fast AC2600 speeds. Experience the latest in Wireless-AC with breakthrough MU-MIMO technology. 4.6x faster than traditional Wi-Fi.
- 1.4 GHz dual-core processor
- 4x4 Wireless-AC delivers 4 streams of data
- 4 adjustable antennas
MU-MIMOLatest Wireless-AC technology for simultaneously streaming and gaming on multiple devices.
SIMULTANEOUS DUAL BAND (2.4 + 5 GHz)Delivers a stronger connection at a wider range than a single band at speeds up to 2.53 Gbps.
USB 3.0 PORTShare files and add external storage across your network with the USB 3.0 port. USB 3.0 offers enhanced speeds over 2.0.
BEAMFORMING TECHNOLOGYOptimizes performance and reduces interference by focusing wireless signal to connected devices.
4 ADJUSTABLE WI-FI ANTENNASEnsure optimal coverage and maximum signal strength throughout your home.
LINKSYS SMART WI-FIMonitor and control your home network from anywhere through the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi website or mobile app.
UNINTERRUPTED MOVIE STREAMINGNo more frozen screens while streaming your favorite shows or movies. With Linksys MU-MIMO technology, the entire household can enjoy smooth performance when simultaneously streaming. The combined 2.53 Gbps Wi-Fi speeds wipe out annoying buffering and enable faster downloads.
IMPROVED MOBILE SPEED AND RANGEShop online, send emails, and even set up your router from your mobile device in any room of your home without having to worry about signal drop-off. Beamforming technology delivers whole-home coverage that targets Wi-Fi signals to provide increased signal strength and coverage for each mobile device. Linksys Smart Wi-Fi allows you to monitor your home network anywhere from your mobile device.
CUSTOMIZE AND MANAGE YOUR HOME Wi-Fi ANYTIME, ANYWHEREWith the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi App, you can closely monitor and manage your home Wi-Fi remotely using a smartphone or tablet.
• Guest Access: Create a separate, password-protected Wi-Fi network for up to 50 guests and easily share the password.
• Parental Controls: Ensure a safe Internet experience for your kids -- even when you're away from home. Restrict access to inappropriate or distracting content, control usage, and block specific devices from accessing the Internet.
• Device Prioritization: You can prioritize devices that need the most speed.
|Network Standards||IEEE 802.11a; IEEE 802.11b; IEEE 802.11g; IEEE 802.11n; IEEE 802.11ac|
|Radio Frequency Bands||2.4 & 5GHz|
|Ports||Power, Internet, Ethernet (1-4), USB 3.0, USB 2.0 / eSATA combo|
|LEDs||Internet, Ethernet (1-4), Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Protected Setup, Power|
|Buttons||Reset, Wi-Fi Protected Setup, Power|
|Operating Temperature||32 to 104 F (0 to 40 C)|
|Storage Temperature||-4 to 140 F (-20 to 60 C)|
|Operating Humidity||10 to 80% Noncondensing|
|Max. Link Rate||1733 Mbps|
|Platform Compatibility||Windows XP; Windows Vista 32/64; Windows 7 32/64; Windows 8 32/64; Windows 8.1 32/64; Mac OS X 10.5.8 Leopard; Mac OS X 10.6.1 Snow Leopard; Mac OS X 10.7 Lion; Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion; Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks; Windows 10 32/64|
- Linksys AC2600 MU-MIMO Gigabit Router, EA8500
- Quick Start Guide
- 4 Detachable Antennas
- Ethernet Cable
- Power Adapter
- CD-ROM with Documentation