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Linksys AC5400 MU-MIMO Gigabit Router Review: Great Speed and Reach: Page 3 of 3

While larger than many routers to support its eight antennas, the AC5400 reaches farther with faster signals than all others we've tested. By James E. Gaskin

SPECIFICATIONS AND PRICING (COURTESY OF LINKSYS)

PRODUCT AC5400 MU-MIMO Tri-band Gigabit, 1000/2166/2166 Mbps
PRICING Retail: $399.99, street: $300
NETWORK STANDARDS 802.11b, 802.11a/g, 802.11n, 802.11ac
WI-FI

  • Speed: N1000 + AC2166 + AC2166 Mbps
  • Bands: 2.4 and 5 GHz (2x), simultaneous tri-band
  • Range: Very large household

PORTS

  • Ethernet: 1x Gigabit WAN, 8x Gigabit LAN
  • Other: 1x USB 3.0, 1x USB 2.0

ANTENNAS 8x external, adjustable
PROCESSOR 1.4 GHz dual-core
WIRELESS ENCRYPTION 64/128-bit WEP, WPA2 Personal, WPA2 Enterprise
DIMENSIONS (L x W x H, inches) 10.41 x 12.53 x 2.62 without antennas
WEIGHT < 3 lbs. 13 oz.
SECURITY FEATURES WPA/WPA2, 128-bit AES link encryption, FCC class B
POWER SUPPLY Input: 100-240V ~ 50-60Hz; Output: 12V, 5A

About the Author

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JAMES E. GASKIN is a ChannelPro contributing editor and former reseller based in Dallas.

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