Linksys EA8500 Max-Stream AC2600 MU-MIMO Smart Wi-Fi Router

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Item Description:
  • 4.6x faster than traditional Wi-Fi
  • 1.4 GHz dual-core processor
  • 4x4 Wireless-AC delivers 4 streams of data
  • 4 adjustable antennas
  • Ultimate solution for multi-device households
    The Max-Stream AC2600 Router is the ultimate solution for multi-device households. Breakthrough MU-MIMO technology delivers 4.6x faster Wi-Fi speeds to everyone and everything on your busy network. Now the whole household can play video games, listen to music, check email, shop, stream movies, and more - all simultaneously and without lag or buffering.

    Everybody's online. Nobody's waiting
    The Max-Stream AC2600 Router delivers plenty of bandwidth to all of your connected devices such as streaming media players, smart TVs, tablets, and game consoles - maintaining a fast, uninterrupted Wi-Fi connection even if multiple family members are all connected at the same time. This allows everyone in your household to connect to the Internet at the same time without slowing down your network.

    Breakthrough linksys mu-mimo for your busy home network
    Multi-User, Multiple-Input, Multiple-Output (MU-MIMO) technology ensures uninterrupted Wi-Fi connections that function as if each device has its own dedicated router. You and other household members can now connect to the Internet, stream media, and play online games simultaneously at speeds up to 4.6x faster than traditional Wi-Fi.

    Uninterrupted movie streaming
    No 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 range
    Shop 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.

    Lag-free online gaming
    Game without interruption from other devices on the network with the new MU-MIMO technology. The router's supercharged 1.4 GHz dual-core processor and four high-speed Gigabit Ethernet ports make it an ideal choice for gamers looking for blazing-fast wired connections.

    Customize and manage your home Wi-Fi anytime, anywhere
    With 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.

    Product Features:

    • MU-MIMO latest 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
    • Share files and add external storage across your network with the USB 3.0 port. USB 3.0 offers enhanced speeds over 2.0
    • Offers added convenience, also accommodates USB 2.0
    • 4 Ghz dual-core central processing unit (CPU) promotes simultaneous high-speed data processing
    • 4X4 AC for stronger, faster performance when gaming and streaming
    • Optimizes performance and reduces interference by focusing wireless signal to connected devices
    • Monitor and control your home network from anywhere through the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi website or mobile app

    Product Specifications:

    • Network Standards: IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac
    • Radio Frequency Bands: 2.4 and 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 degreeF (0 to 40 degreeC)
    • Storage Temperature: -4 to 140 degreeF (-20 to 60 degreeC)
    • Operating Humidity: 10 to 80 percent 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
    This Kit Includes: