Linksys recently announced it is shipping its new 802.11ac Tri-Band MU-MIMO Router. The Linksys Max Stream EA8300 is an AC2200 Tri-Band MU-MIMO router, giving users MU-MIMO technology Offering MU-MIMO (Multi-User, Multiple-Input, Multiple Output), the next generation Wi-Fi 802.11ac Wave 2 technology, helps improve overall performance and efficiency of a Wi-Fi network while providing dedicated bandwidth to MU-MIMO capable client devices as if they have their own dedicated router. Linksys offers the largest and broadest portfolio of MU-MIMO home Wi-Fi solutions on the market.
Linksys Max-Stream AC2200 Tri-Band MU-MIMO ROUTER (EA8300)
The Linksys Max-Stream AC2200 is outfitted with Next Gen AC Wi-Fi technologies such as Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO) and Tri-Band that work in concert to deliver powerful Wi-Fi at the same time and same speed to multiple connected devices including TVs, gaming consoles, wireless printers, laptops plus others at combined speeds up to 2.2 Gbps‡. The Linksys Max-Stream AC2200 provides easy setup options to get a home office up and running quickly along with the exclusive Linksys app that provides added control of the EA8300 Wi-Fi Router from anywhere at any time using a mobile device. The Max-Stream EA8300 Wi-Fi Router also features a robust set of advanced offerings:
- Tri-Band AC2200 – Up to 2.2Gbps (867 Mbps 5Ghz + 867 Mbps 5 GHz + 400 Mbps 2.4 GHz)
- MU-MIMO Wave 2 for simultaneous 4K Streaming on multiple devices at the same time
- Powerful system processor: Quad-Core 716Mhz Processor (Equal to 1.4Ghz Dual-Core Processor) 32-bit, ARMv7 compatible, 5.5K DMIPS
- RAM: 256MB DDR3
- Flash memory: 256MB
- Four active high performance antennas with 6x High Power Amplifiers to provide the best performance and coverage
- Five Gigabit Ethernet Ports (4 LAN + 1 WAN)<
- USB 3.0 Port – connecting shared network storage devices as well as a range of other peripherals.
- Linksys Advanced Beamforming technology- Maximizes Wi-Fi coverage for both 2.4 and 5GHz radios while enhancing the performance and coverage
- Airtime Fairness enables faster devices to transmit at faster speeds while the slower device will not impede the speed of Wi-Fi network
- “Smart Connect” band steering– balances your 5 GHz Wi-Fi connections and intelligently choose the best radio band for your devices for the best Wi-Fi performance of your network
- Seamless Roaming with Max Stream Range Extenders provide Room-to-Room Wi-Fi with one network name
- Linksys App – Remote Manage, monitor, and control your Wi-Fi network from anywhere, anytime
- Linksys AUTO Firmware update– Linksys automatically pushes the software update to your router overnight and seamlessly bring the latest features and security to your home network
- Amazon Alexa support– Three new skills including turning guest access on and off, obtaining guest Wi-Fi credentials, as well as getting main network credentials read back to the user.
- SPI Firewall and DoS Protection provide the best in class network security
The Linksys AC2200 Tri-Band MU-MIMO Router (EA8300) is available for purchase in the UAE for an estimated cost of AED 849 at all major retail stores.