Linksys launches Linksys Max Stream EA8300 802.11ac Tri-Band MU-MIMO Router
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.
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.
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