Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router EA6500 Specifications Overview

The Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router EA6500 comes with pretty amazing features. It offers faster speed than the Wireless-N (approximately 3x faster), so you won’t meet any problems streaming HD video, music and large files. To make it even better, it is also equipped with SpeedBoostTechnology to increase signal strength.

Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router EA6500

The EA6500 is a dual band router. Theoretically, it can reach 450 Mbps on the 2.4 GHz band and 1300 Mbps at 5 GHz. There are six antennas in this device with 3×3 transmit/receive rates for both bands. On the back of the device you can find two USB 2.0 ports, four Gigabit LAN ports, a WAN port, a WPS button, and a reset button.

The EA6500 offers optional cloud platform that enables remote access and mobile apps to manage your home network. It also has a new feature called Simple Tap. Basically this is a way to add Wi-Fi and NFC-enabled devices to your network. To use it, the Cisco Connect Cloud mobile app should be installed on your mobile device.

Other features that can be found in this device are: WPA2 encryption and integrated firewall to keep your network and personal information protected; Wall mountable, IPv6 support, Quality of Service (QoS) for Smoother HD video, Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), DLNA Certified Media Server, High Power Amplifiers for Ultimate Range, and many others. This device is compatible with the following web browser: Internet Explorer 7, Safari 5, Firefox 8, and Chrome.

Dimensions: 2.6 x 12.6 x 9.4 inches
Weight: 2.1 pounds

Reset Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router EA6500 to Restore Factory Settings

Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router EA6500 reset button is located between the USB and Power ports. This button allows you to reset the router to its factory defaults. Press and hold the Reset button for approximately 10 seconds.

Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router EA6500 Reset Button


You can also restore the defaults by accessing the Administration tab > Factory Defaults sub-tab in the router’s web-based setup page.

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