Linksys EA6500 Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router

Linksys EA6500 Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router

Linksys EA6500 Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router

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Product Highlights

  • IEEE 802.11ac/a/b/g/n Standard Compliant
  • 6 x Internal Antennas
  • 4 x 10/100/1000 Ethernet Ports
  • 2 x USB Ports
  • High Power Amplifiers for Ultimate Range
  • Simultaneous 2.4 / 5 GHz Frequencies
  • WPA2 Encryption Standards
  • Cisco Connect Cloud Compatible
  • DLNA Certified Media Server
  • IPv6 Enabled
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Linksys EA6500 overview

  • 1Description

The EA6500 Linksys Smart WiFi Router from Cisco is smarter than your average router. The EA6500 Router comes equipped with dual-band connectivity, four Gigabit Ethernet ports, DLNA media server, and Cisco's Connect Cloud App.

The integrated dual band frequencies included in the EA6500 Router enable you to utilize both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequencies to provide for reduced interference with other electronic devices around the house. With four Gigabit Ethernet ports you have a stable, super fast connection option for streaming HD quality content, transferring large files, and streaming music. The DLNA (digital living network alliance) media server allows you to easily stream your media throughout your network to other DLNA certified devices. Cisco's Connect Cloud App comes equipped with a variety of options such as adding new devices to the network, setting parental controls, providing guest access, and prioritizing media.

With six antennas accompanied by high power amplifiers you can take advantage of ultimate range. As a result, your WiFi signal will reach areas traditional routers cannot reach. Along with the antennas, you can also take advantage of SpeedBoost technology providing increased signal strength.

Cisco Connect Cloud
Now available for Linksys Smart WiFi Routers, Cisco Connect Cloud gives you anytime, anywhere access to your home network.

This revolutionary new technology delivers a host of free apps for your router. As new devices and ways of interacting with your home emerge, Cisco Connect Cloud will keep expanding with new apps to enrich your connected lifestyle.
How It Works
•Create your wireless home network. Linksys Smart WiFi Routers make it fast and easy
•Register your network online. Go to to open your account
•Customize with apps. Enhance your connected home with the apps of your choice
Next Generation Wireless Technology
Wireless AC technology was developed to optimize video streaming experiences. Providing gigabit Wi-Fi Speeds allows for content to download faster and large video or music files to sync more quickly. With an increasing number of WiFi devices in the home and greater Internet consumption, this new wireless standard will help meet your digital lifestyle demands. As your devices and WiFi usage increase, make sure you have the latest wireless technology to get the most out of your connected experiences.
Optimize Your Connected Life
The Linksys Smart WiFi Router with AC wireless technology includes Cisco Connect Cloud to give you visibility into your home network from anywhere at any time. With your Linksys Smart WiFi router you have the opportunity to get an ever-growing set of new capabilities through mobile apps. These mobile apps will empower you to easily enhance and control your connected life.
Ultimate Wireless Speed
The Linksys Smart WiFi Router is built with the latest Draft 802.11ac wireless technology for speeds approximately 3x faster than Wireless-N. The EA6500 is ideal for fast HD video and media streaming.
Superior Wireless Coverage
The Linksys Smart WiFi Router is built with high power amplifiers and is designed to achieve ultimate range, increasing HD video and media streaming coverage area in the home.
SimpleTap Technology
Easily connect WiFi devices to your home network with a push of a button (WPS) or a tap (included SimpleTap card to connect NFC-enabled devices). Through a Cisco Connect Cloud mobile app, you can use WiFi Protected Setup to easily add devices without having to go to your router. Once you have a Cisco Connect Cloud account, you can use the included SimpleTap card to easily add NFC-enabled mobile devices by tapping your card on the NFC-enabled device.
Broad Wireless Compatibility
Connect computers, HDTVs, media players, game consoles, smartphones, printers and more to your network and Internet connection. The Linksys Smart WiFi Router is backward compatible with a/b/g/n Devices.
The Power of Dual Band
Double your network bandwidth with dual-band N (2.4 and 5 GHz) designed to help avoid interference and maximize throughput for smoother HD video streaming, file transfers, and wireless gaming.
Benefits of Gigabit
Use the four Gigabit ports for quick file sharing, 10x faster than standard Ethernet, between other Gigabit-enabled devices.
DLNA Certified Media Server
The built-in DLNA Certified media server enables media streaming to your TV, Xbox 360, PS3, or other DLNA compatible devices.
SpeedBoost Technology
Higher quality antenna technology helps to maintain high speeds across greater distances throughout your home for maximum wireless coverage and in-home mobility.
Advanced Security
Help keep your network and personal information protected with advanced WPA2 encryption and integrated firewall.
Quality of Service (QoS)
Traffic prioritization technology delivers smoother performance for music, voice and video.
Quick to Install
Included Cisco Connect software helps you set up your home wireless network in a few easy steps.
IPv6 Enabled
The Linksys Smart WiFi Router supports the latest Internet Protocol technology to future-proof your network.
Featured Cisco Connect Cloud Apps
•Block the Bad Stuff
•IP Camera Viewer
•Twonky Video
•Device Monitoring
Featured Cisco Built-In Apps
•Parental Control
•Guest Access
•See & Add Devices
•Speed Test
•Media Prioritization
• USB Storage
In the Box
Linksys EA6500 Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router
  • CD-ROM with Setup Software and Resources
  • Ethernet Cable
  • Power Adapter
  • Simple Tap Card
  • 1-Year Limited Warranty
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    Linksys EA6500 specs

    Base Station
    Standards 802.11ac/a/b/g/n
    Data Rate Up to 450 + 1300Mbps
    Frequency Range Simultaneous 2.4GHz and 5GHz
    Security WPA2 Encryption
    Antenna 6 x Internal Antennas
    Transmitted Power Transmit / Receive:
    3x3 for 2.4GHz
    3x3 for 5GHz
    Power Over Ethernet Not specified by manufacturer
    Ports 4 x 10/100/1000Mbps RJ45 Ports
    2 x USB Ports
    System Requirements PC: WiFi enabled PC with CD or DVD drive, running Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista SP1 or later, or Windows7

    Mac: WiFi enabled Mac with CD or DVD drive, running OS X Leopard 10.5.8 or later, Snow Leopard 10.6.1 or later, or Lion 10.7 or later
    Power Requirements 110/220 V AC
    Dimensions (WxHxD) Package Dimensions: 12.34 x 9.25 x 2.56" / 31.34 x 23.5 x 6.5 cm
    Weight Not specified by manufacturer
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 2.15 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 12.5 x 9.4 x 2.7"

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