Linksys AC2600 Max-Stream MU-MIMO Router (EA8500)

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MSRP: $299.99
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Experience the latest in Wireless-AC with breakthrough MU-MIMO technology. 4.6x faster than traditional Wi-Fi. 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.

  • 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.
  • USB 3.0 PORT: Share files and add external storage across your network with the USB 3.0 port. USB 3.0 offers enhanced speeds over 2.0.
  • ESATA PORT: Offers added convenience. Also accommodates USB 2.0.
  • 1.4 GHZ DUAL-CORE CENTRAL PROCESSING UNIT (CPU): Promotes simultaneous high-speed data processing.
  • 4X4 AC: Four streams of data for stronger, faster performance when gaming and streaming.
  • BEAMFORMING TECHNOLOGY: Optimizes performance and reduces interference by focusing wireless signal to connected devices.
  • ADJUSTABLE WI-FI ANTENNAS: Ensure optimal coverage and maximum signal strength throughout your home.
  • LINKSYS SMART WI-FI: Monitor and control your home network from anywhere through the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi website or mobile app.


  • 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
  • Operating Temperature: 32 to 104 F (0 to 40 C)
  • Operating Humidity: 10 to 80% Noncondensing
  • Max. Link Rate: 1733 Mbps
  • LEDs: Internet, Ethernet (1-4), Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Protected Setup, Power
  • Network Standards: IEEE 802.11a; IEEE 802.11b; IEEE 802.11g; IEEE 802.11n; IEEE 802.11ac
  • Radio Frequency Bands: 2.4 & 5GHz
  • Storage Temperature: -4 to 140 F (-20 to 60 C)
  • Ports: Power, Internet, Ethernet (1-4), USB 3.0, USB 2.0 / eSATA combo
  • Buttons: Reset, Wi-Fi Protected Setup, Power