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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


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

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


  • 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

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

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