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Linksys EA8500

details: AC2400 Dual-Band Gigabit Wireless Router
hardware type: Wireless Router
date added: 2015-01-08
Featuring the latest in Wireless-AC, the AC2600 Dual Band 4x4 MU-MIMO Router (EA8500) delivers four data streams - instead of the traditional two or three--to all your devices for a seamless entertainment experience.

The AC2600 is equipped with a 1.4 GHz dual-core CPU and features MU-MIMO technology, so it can handle heavy-bandwidth activities and heavy network traffic at a combined speed of up to 2.53 Gbps.

With wireless speeds of up to AC1733 Mbps + N800 Mbps, the AC2600 offers the fastest point-to-point speeds available. And unlike traditional routers that deliver two or three data streams, the AC2600 uses 4x4 AC - the latest in Wireless-AC (802.11ac) technology - to deliver four simultaneous, independent streams of data at speeds up to 2.53 Gbps, six times faster than Wireless-N.

Four external antennas project large, overlapping Wi-Fi patterns to remove dead spots and widen the router's range. The antennas can be adjusted to just the right position or detached for future upgrades.

Using the USB 3.0 port, you can add external storage or other devices to share content across your network. For those with an external SATA storage device, the AC2600 is outfitted with a unique eSATA port for convenience and optimal data transfer rates. For flexibility, the eSATA connection can also serve as a USB 2.0 port.
 
 
 
 EA8500 Features
 General
 Availability: announced
 List price: $299
 LAN / WAN Connectivity
 WAN ports: 1
 WAN port(s) type: 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
 WAN port auto cross-over: yes
 LAN ports: 4
 LAN ports type: 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
 LAN ports auto cross-over: yes
 USB port(s): 2
one of the USB ports is USB 2.0/eSATA
 USB port type: USB 3.0
 eSATA port(s): 1
 Router
 NAT routing: yes
 Multihomed: yes
 DMZ: yes
 Port forwarding: yes
 DHCP server: yes
 DHCP client: yes
 QoS: yes
 Wireless
 Maximum Wireless Speed: 2350 Mbps (1743ac+600n)
 WiFi standards supported: 802.11a (54 Mbps)
802.11b (11 Mbps)
802.11g (54 Mbps)
802.11n
802.11ac
 Wifi security/authentication: WEP
WPA (TKIP)
WPA2 (AES)
802.1X (EAP-MD5/TLS/TTLS/PEAP)
Wireless MAC Address filtering
SSID Broadcast disable
 WiFi modes: Access point
 internal antenna(s): 1
 external antenna(s): 4
 WMM (QoS): yes
 Dual Band (2.4GHz/5GHz): yes
 Simultaneous Dual Band (2.4GHz/5GHz): yes
 VPN
  IPSec
 IPSec passthrough: yes
  L2TP
 L2TP passthrough: yes
  PPTP
 PPTP passthrough: yes
 Firewall
 SPI firewall: yes
 Filtering: MAC Address filtering
 Device Management
 Administration: Web-based (LAN)
Remote configuration (WAN)
 Firmware upgradeable: yes
 Email alerts: yes
 Misc hardware info
 RAM: 512 Mb
 IPv6 support: yes
 NTP client: yes
 Links
 Product page: http://store.linksys.com/Routers/Linksys...

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