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Linksys EA9500

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22 editorial reviews
Linksys's EA9500 MAX-STREAM AC5400 is their biggest and baddest wireless router yet. If you want loads of performance and have the budget, take a look.Read more
This is a group test of three of the latest AC5300 (and AC5400) 802.11ac, MU-MIMO wireless routers. It’s part of a series of articles that has seen us investigate:-Read more
The Best all-round MU-MIMO router of the momentRead more
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Pros

  • good coverage in the basement and a decent distance
  • Basic setup is easy The basic setup process
  • great
  • powerful
  • and robust router

Cons

  • many antennas are too many antennas
  • there is no way to turn it off or reduce the brightness
  • The grooves around the display are also very difficult to keep clean
  • It may take up a lot of space
  • WUSB6100M AC600 Wi-Fi Micro USB Adapter

Key specs

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Linksys EA9500 - Pros and Cons

Linksys EA9500

Pros

  • good coverage in the basement and a decent distance
  • Basic setup is easy The basic setup process
  • great
  • powerful
  • and robust router
  • tools are well laid out and we found them very easy to understand and use
  • very solid performer and more than enough for almost any home application
  • Max-Stream is a superb all-rounder
  • seamless roaming works as advertised
  • the very latest and best of home networking technologies
  • browser window and saw that all was good

Cons

  • many antennas are too many antennas
  • there is no way to turn it off or reduce the brightness
  • The grooves around the display are also very difficult to keep clean
  • It may take up a lot of space
  • WUSB6100M AC600 Wi-Fi Micro USB Adapter
  • Max-Stream Wi-Fi Family with Clustering
  • not part of the cluster
  • stealing location-sensitive smart speakers
  • AC5400 MU-MIMO Gigabit Router
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Linksys EA9500 - Technical Overview

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Number of WAN ports
1
Best:
Cisco MWR 2941-DC
Number of WAN ports: 16
Total wireless data transfer rate
5300 Mbps
Best:
TP-Link Talon AD7200
Total wireless data transfer rate: 7133 Mbps
Number of LAN ports
8
Best:
Cisco CISCO7206VXR
Number of LAN ports: 60

Linksys EA9500 Full Specifications

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Connectivity

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  • Wired
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3.81 lb
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  • 2.4 GHz
  • 5 GHz
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  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • IEEE 802.11a
  • IEEE 802.11ac
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11n
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  • IEEE 802.11ac
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.3
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Linksys EA9500 Editorial Reviews (22)

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Linksys EA9500 Linksys EA9500 MAX-STREAM AC5400 Wireless Router Review
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TweakTown
Published: 29.07.2016
Linksys EA9500 MAX-STREAM AC5400 Wireless Router Review
4.5

Linksys's EA9500 MAX-STREAM AC5400 is their biggest and baddest wireless router yet. If you want loads of performance and have the budget, take a look.

Linksys EA9500 ​AC5300 Router reviews: Linksys EA9500 vs. Netgear Nighthawk X8 vs. D-Link DIR-895L
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Good Gear Guide
Published: 29.08.2016
​AC5300 Router reviews: Linksys EA9500 vs. Netgear Nighthawk X8 vs. D-Link DIR-895L

This is a group test of three of the latest AC5300 (and AC5400) 802.11ac, MU-MIMO wireless routers. It’s part of a series of articles that has seen us investigate:-

Linksys EA9500 ​Linksys EA9500 Max-Stream AC5400 MU-MIMO Gigabit router review
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Good Gear Guide
​Linksys EA9500 Max-Stream AC5400 MU-MIMO Gigabit router review
4.8

The Best all-round MU-MIMO router of the moment

Linksys EA9500 Linksys EA9500 Max-Stream AC5400 MU-MIMO Gigabit router: A new wireless kingpin
hardwarezone.com.sg logo
hardwarezone.com.sg
Published: 28.07.2016
Linksys EA9500 Max-Stream AC5400 MU-MIMO Gigabit router: A new wireless kingpin
4.3

First seen at CES 2016, Linksys' monster EA9500 Max-Stream AC5400 MU-MIMO Gigabit router is finally here. Does it live up to its name? And is this the new king of home routers? Find out all this in our review.

Linksys EA9500 Tri-band router dazzles with speed, features
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The Straits Times
Published: 03.08.2016
Tri-band router dazzles with speed, features

Linksys' latest router packs more features than the average model.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Linksys EA9500 Linksys EA9500 Max-Stream AC5400 MU-MIMO Gigabit Router Review
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Lester Chan's Website | lesterchan.net
Published: 23.12.2016
Linksys EA9500 Max-Stream AC5400 MU-MIMO Gigabit Router Review

The Linksys Max-Stream AC5400 MU-MIMO Gigabit Router (EA9500) has been available in Singapore since 1st August 2016. It is retailing for S$539. The EA9500 is the highest-end router of the Linksys Max-Stream family. I did a review of the mid-range model which is the Linksys EA8500 Max-Stream AC2600 Router back in October 2015. EA9500 features  …

Linksys EA9500 AC5300 Wireless Router Shootout: D-Link vs. Linksys vs. TP-Link
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hardwarezone.com.sg
Published: 21.01.2017
AC5300 Wireless Router Shootout: D-Link vs. Linksys vs. TP-Link

If you want to splash the cash on a new uber router, AC5300 routers are the way to go. We put three of the newest AC5300 routers to the test here to find out which is best.

Linksys EA9500 Linksys EA9500 MU-MIMO Router (Hardware) Review
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CGMagazine
Published: 03.08.2016
Linksys EA9500 MU-MIMO Router (Hardware) Review
5.0

The Linksys EA9500 MU-MIMO Router proves that this tech manufacturer is still king of delivering powerful wireless connectivity to any user’s environment.

Linksys EA9500 Linksys EA9500 Tri-band Max-Stream Router Review
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Hipster Pixel
Published: 20.02.2017
Linksys EA9500 Tri-band Max-Stream Router Review
4.1

What happens when you stick all the features in a single router? The EA9500 by Linksys has 8 antennas, a powerful CPU and 8 Gigabit Ethernet jacks!

Linksys EA9500 The Linksys EA9500 can cover your entire house with Wi-Fi, even if you live in a mansion
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Digital Trends
Published: 17.06.2016
The Linksys EA9500 can cover your entire house with Wi-Fi, even if you live in a mansion

The Linksys EA9500's eight adjustable antennas offer 5.3Gbps of bandwidth spread across three bands, with enough coverage for large houses – or small villages.

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  • Wireless network: yes
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