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Linksys EA8500 wireless router Dual-band (2.4 GHz / 5 GHz) Gigabit Ethernet Black

Quick Overview

Condition: New
Brand: Linksys
SKU: EA8500-UK
Collection: 1-2 days
1.4 GHz dual-core, 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz, USB 3.0, USB 2.0

Availability: In stock

£283.79

Details

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

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.

Additional Information

Specification
Wireless LAN features
Top Wi-Fi standardWi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
WLAN data transfer rate (max)1733 Mbit/s
Wi-Fi bandDual-band (2.4 GHz / 5 GHz)
Wi-Fi standards802.11a,Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac),802.11b,802.11g,Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Ethernet LAN features
Ethernet LAN interface typeGigabit Ethernet
Ethernet LANYes
Ports & interfaces
USB portYes
USB 2.0 ports quantity1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports5
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity1
Networking
Networking standardsIEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
Guest accessYes
Antenna
Detachable antenna(s)Yes
Antennas quantity4
Antenna typeExternal
Management features
WPS push buttonYes
Reset buttonYes
Design
Product typeTabletop router
LED indicatorsLAN,WLAN,WPS
Product colourBlack
Indication lightYes
Performance
Windows operating systems supportedWindows 7 Enterprise,Windows 7 Enterprise x64,Windows 7 Home Basic,Windows 7 Home Basic x64,Windows 7 Home Premium,Windows 7 Home Premium x64,Windows 7 Professional,Windows 7 Professional x64,Windows 7 Starter,Windows 7 Starter x64,Windows 7 Ultimate,Windows 7 Ultimate x64,Windows 8,Windows 8 Enterprise,Windows 8 Enterprise x64,Windows 8 Pro,Windows 8 Pro x64,Windows 8 x64,Windows 8.1,Windows 8.1 Enterprise,Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64,Windows 8.1 Pro,Windows 8.1 Pro x64,Windows 8.1 x64,Windows Vista Business x64,Windows Vista Enterprise,Windows Vista Enterprise x64,Windows Vista Home Basic,Windows Vista Home Basic x64,Windows Vista Home Premium,Windows Vista Home Premium x64,Windows Vista Ultimate,Windows Vista Ultimate x64,Windows XP Home,Windows XP Home x64,Windows XP Professional,Windows XP Professional x64
Processor frequency1400 MHz
Processor cores2
Mac operating systems supportedMac OS X 10.5 Leopard,Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard,Mac OS X 10.7 Lion,Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion,Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
Built-in processorYes
Power
Power source typeAC
Operational conditions
Storage temperature (T-T)-20 - 60 °C
Operating temperature (T-T)0 - 40 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H)10 - 80%
Packaging content
Quick start guideYes
Cables includedLAN (RJ-45)
AC adapter includedYes
Software
Windows operating systems supportedWindows 7 Enterprise,Windows 7 Enterprise x64,Windows 7 Home Basic,Windows 7 Home Basic x64,Windows 7 Home Premium,Windows 7 Home Premium x64,Windows 7 Professional,Windows 7 Professional x64,Windows 7 Starter,Windows 7 Starter x64,Windows 7 Ultimate,Windows 7 Ultimate x64,Windows 8,Windows 8 Enterprise,Windows 8 Enterprise x64,Windows 8 Pro,Windows 8 Pro x64,Windows 8 x64,Windows 8.1,Windows 8.1 Enterprise,Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64,Windows 8.1 Pro,Windows 8.1 Pro x64,Windows 8.1 x64,Windows Vista Business x64,Windows Vista Enterprise,Windows Vista Enterprise x64,Windows Vista Home Basic,Windows Vista Home Basic x64,Windows Vista Home Premium,Windows Vista Home Premium x64,Windows Vista Ultimate,Windows Vista Ultimate x64,Windows XP Home,Windows XP Home x64,Windows XP Professional,Windows XP Professional x64
Mac operating systems supportedMac OS X 10.5 Leopard,Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard,Mac OS X 10.7 Lion,Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion,Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks
SKU EA8500-UK
Condition New
Type Wireless Routers
Brand Linksys
EAN 0745883686544
MPN EA8500-UK