Linksys E1500 Specifications and Features
The Linksys E1500 has a flat shape and internal-antenna design. The router is suitable for basic home networking. You can connect your computers, wireless printers, smartphones, and other wireless devices at up to 300 Mbps transfer speed. It is equipped with four LAN ports for wired network devices and one WAN port for connecting to an Internet source, such as a cable modem. Unfortunately, there’s no USB port in this device.
You can find some interesting features, such as: easy set up with the Cisco Connect software; Wi-Fi Protected Setup; MIMO antenna array that provides expanded range for your wireless network; SpeedBoost technology that increases signal strength across greater distances for maximum wireless coverage and in-home mobility; WPA/WPA2 encryption and SPI firewall that help keep your network protected; Guest Networking feature which is limited to only 10 users at a time; and Parental Control which can restrict access to the Internet for chosen clients in the network.
Dimensions: 7.43” × 5.97” × 1.23” (188.7 × 151.7 × 31.2 mm)
Weight: 8.96 oz. (254.1g)
Hard Reset Linksys E1500 to Restore Original Factory Settings
You can reset your Linksys E1500 by pressing and holding the reset button for 5-10 seconds (until the port lights flash at the same time) to reset the router to its factory defaults. The reset button is located at the bottom of the device.
To hard reset your router to factory defaults using the browser-based utility:
- Log into the browser-based utility.
- Click the Administration tab, then click the Factory Defaults page.
- Click Restore Factory Defaults.
- Click OK