Linksys has announced their new flagship 4×4 MU-MIMO wireless router, and the EA9500 offers tri-band Wi-Fi with dual 5 GHz (simultanious) plus 2.4 GHz bands, 8 Gigabit Ethernet ports, and 8x adjustable antennas.
"Designed as a dual-purpose home office and entertainment Wi-Fi router, the MAX-STREAM AC5400 Tri-Band Wi-Fi Router (EA9500) delivers Wi-Fi to multiple users on multiple devices at the same time and same speed. Now you can experience lag-free videoconferencing or file transfers in your home office upstairs while the rest of the family is streaming 4K or HD media, surfing the web, and playing online games simultaneously.
Efficient MU-MIMO (Multi-User, Multiple-Input, Multiple-Output) technology treats each of your devices as if each has its own dedicated router, ensuring everyone can enjoy Wi-Fi without interruption or buffering. The router is simple to set up so you can bring your workspace online in three easy steps."
- Key Features:
- Tri-Band (5 GHz + 5GHz + 2.4 GHz)
- 4×4 AC, MU-MIMO
- Advanced Security
- USB 3.0 Port
- Dual-Core CPU
- Beamforming Technology
- 8 Adjustable Antennas
- Smart Wi-Fi
- Wi-Fi Technology: AC5400 MU-MIMO Tri-band Gigabit, 1000+2165+2165 Mbps
- Network Standards: 802.11b, 802.11a/g, 802.11n, 802.11ac
- Wi-Fi Speed: AC5400 (N1000 + AC2615 + AC2615)
- Wi-Fi Bands: 2.4 and 5 GHz (2x) (simultaneous tri-band)
- Wi-Fi Range: Very Large Household
- Ports: 1x Gigabit WAN, 8x Gigabit LAN, 1x USB 3.0, 1x USB 2.0
- Antennas: 8x external adjustable antennas
- Processor: 1.4 GHz dual-core
- Wireless Encryption: 64/128-bit WEP, WPA2 Personal, WPA2 Enterprise
- Security Features: WPA/WPA2, 128 bit AES link encryption, FCC class B
- Operation Modes: Wireless Router, Access Point, Wired Bridge, Wireless Bridge
- Storage File System Support: FAT, NTFS, HSF+
- Dimensions (LxWxH): 10.41 x 12.53 x 2.62 inches (without antennas)
- Weight: 3.8 lbs
The EA9500 MAX-STREAM AC5400 Tri-Band Wi-Fi Router will carry a $399.99 MSRP, with availability planned for April 2016.
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