Since this product is advertised on Linksys, this model is currently being manufactured.


Wireless Performance Explained

Advertised Speed of 5Ghz band

Theoretical 802.11ac speed on 5Ghz band (using 80Mhz channel, 256-QAM, 400 ns GI):

  • 1 spatial streams x 433.3 mbps/stream = 433.3 mbps


This is classified as a “Very-Low-Performer” 802.11ac wifi system. If higher performance is needed, consider upgrading to a “Top-Performer”. Read: What’s the fastest 802.11ac (wifi5) wifi system possible?


  • WPA2-Personal (128-bit encryption)
  • WPA2-Enterprise (128-bit encryption)

Firmware Changelog

Does this support automatic firmware updates? Yes.


To stay up-to-date, make sure to enable “Automatic Firmware Upgrade” from the dashboard.

Download the latest firmware from linksys.com (2018-06-05)

  • Various security enhancements and fixes (2015-01-16)

  • Complies with 2015 CE standard requirements (2014-07-30)

  • Updated wireless driver (2013-10-16)

  • Internet Explorer 11 support
  • Fixes issue where inappropriate “Internet Connection is Down” error appears after router reboot or setup
  • Translation improvements in several languages (2013-05-16)

  • Initial release