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Linksys EA6900

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Linksys EA6900 review: specs and price

Linksys EA6900
Linksys EA6900
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Why is Linksys EA6900 better than the average?

  • WiFi speed
    600MB/svs506.02MB/s
  • External antennas
    3vs1.01
  • LAN ports
    4vs3.72
  • USB ports
    2vs0.81

Top specs and features

General info

1.LAN ports

4

With more LAN ports you are able to connect more computers to the network directly using LAN cables.

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2.USB ports

2

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

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3.WAN ports

1

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.

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4.warranty period

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

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Performance

1.WiFi speed

600MB/s

A higher maximum Wi-Fi speed results in better performance. This is measured in megabytes per second.

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2000MB/s

2.Has dual-band technology
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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.

3.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Linksys EA6900

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

4.internal storage

0MB

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2000GB

Antennas

1.external antennas

3

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.

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2.Has removable antennas
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The antennas can be removed if they are not needed, or replaced with longer ones if necessary.

Security

1.Has a built-in network firewall
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A network firewall protects a computer network from unauthorized access.

2.Has MAC address filtering
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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.

3.Has SPI intrusion protection
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All incoming traffic will be blocked except for those types selected in the Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) section. This helps to protect your network from unwanted traffic.

4.Has WPA2-PSK
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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.

5.Has parental control
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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.

Features

1.Has QoS
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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.

2.Is DLNA certified
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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.

3.IPv6 enabled
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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.

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