Linksys EA6500
Linksys EA6500
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Linksys EA6500 review: 26 facts and highlights

1. WiFi speed

A higher maximum Wi-Fi speed results in better performance. This is measured in megabytes per second.
1750MB/s
Asus GX1008B V5: 2000MB/s

2. external antennas

More antennas result in increased signal strength. External antennas can be repositioned in order to improve the signal, and replaced with a longer antenna if needed.
0
Asus RT-AC68U: 3

3. Has automatic IP

Automatic IP allows a local area network (LAN) computer to give itself a unique IP address when Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is unavailable to do so.
Linksys EA6500
38% have it

4. Has a built-in network firewall

A network firewall protects a computer network from unauthorized access.
Linksys EA6500
96% have it

5. Has a static IP address

Static IP addresses remain consistent on each connection. This means the IP address can be used to allow remote access/configuration. Most home devices have a dynamic IP address, whereas larger companies usually use a static IP address.
Linksys EA6500
74% have it

6. Has dual-band technology

Dual-band devices can transmit data quickly on the newest 5GHz band, using recent standards (eg. 802.11n, 802.11ac). They can also use the older 2.4GHz band if needed.
Linksys EA6500
41% have it

7. Is DLNA certified

All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
Linksys EA6500
34% have it

8. Has QoS

With (QoS) Quality of Service, you can optimise performance by deciding which traffic to prioritise when a bottleneck occurs. You can decide which traffic is important based on things like IP address and type of Internet service.
Linksys EA6500
88% have it

9. width

256mm
Asus WL-330NUL: 21mm

10. Has MAC address filtering

This is a security feature in which network access is granted to devices based on their unique MAC address. It can provide increased security, but it can be a risk if the user loses the device.
Linksys EA6500
89% have it

11. Has Universal Plug n Play

Universal Plug n Play (UPnP) is a set of networking protocols that permits networked devices, such as PCs, printers, Internet gateways, Wi-Fi access points and mobile devices to find each other and exchange information on the network.
Linksys EA6500
87% have it

12. thickness

184mm
Asus WL-330N: 12mm

13. warranty period

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
2
Sitecom DC-210: 10

14. height

40mm
Edimax 3G-6218n: 16mm

15. IPv6 enabled

IPv6 is a newer version of the Internet Protocol. IPv6 operates as a separate network to IPv4, and has the capacity for more IP addresses and more features.
Linksys EA6500
50% have it

16. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
2
Trendnet TEW-714TRU: 2

17. Has WPA2-PSK

WPA2-PSK is a method of securing your network using WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2) as well as a Pre-Shared Key (PSK) password. This was designed for home users without an enterprise authentication server.
Linksys EA6500
91% have it

18. LAN ports

With more LAN ports you are able to connect more computers to the network directly using LAN cables.
4
Asus GX1008B V4: 8

19. WAN ports

A WAN (Wider Area Network) port is most commonly used to connect the router to the Internet. It can also be used to connect to an external private network.
1
CradlePoint CBA750B: 2

20. Has dynamic routing

Dynamic routing is useful if you need to configure several routers, as they can automatically find network destinations and best routes, as well as sharing information between routers. They can reroute automatically if there is a fault somewhere.
Linksys EA6500
56% have it

21. weight

501g
Asus WL-330NUL: 17.5g

22. internal antennas

More antennas result in increased signal strength. Devices with internal antennas often take up less space.
6
Sitecom WLR-6100: 6

23. internal storage

0MB
Apple Airport Time Capsule: 2000GB

24. Has parental control

Parental Control is a router-based Web filtering solution that will allow you to block any internet content you wish to keep from your computer.
Linksys EA6500
67% have it

25. Has static routing

Static routing is a simple form of routing, recommended if you have just one, or a small number, of routers to connect. They need to be configured and updated manually.
Linksys EA6500
46% have it

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