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):

  • 2 spatial streams x 433.3 mbps/stream = 866.6 mbps


This is classified as a “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 (2018-10-31)

  • Fixed vulnerabilities found by FortiGuard Labs: FG-VD-18-102, FG-VD-18-103, and FG-VD-18-104 (2017-07-26)

  • Output power update for APeA region
  • Fixed PPPoE override DHCP issue
  • miniDLNA version update (2017-04-20)

  • CE RED update
  • Enabled Device Online/Offline Notifications
  • Fixed IPv6 incompatibility issue with BT (British Telecom) client (2017-02-04)

  • no guest access in wireless bridge/repeater mode fix
  • Exclude all device variables from backup/restore
  • Vonage IP access fixed
  • Enhance watchdog handling on SMP (2016-08-08)

  • Include the power tables for variant SKU (2016-07-28)

  • Initial Release