EA6900

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Availability

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

Performance

Wireless Performance Explained

Advertised Speed of 5Ghz band

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

  • 3 spatial streams x 433.3 mbps/stream = 1299.9 mbps

Note

This is classified as a “Mid-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?

Security

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

Firmware Changelog

Does this support automatic firmware updates? Yes.

Tip

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

Download the latest firmware from linksys.com

2.0.3.186963 (2018-03-22)

  • Addressed WPA2 KRACK Security Issues
  • Addressed DNSMASQ Security Issues
  • Fixed VLAN tagging with Singtel profile
  • Fixed system LED keeps blinking when device is in bridge mode.
  • Fixed Wireless Bridge/Repeater can not connect to upstream AP whose SSID name has a space
  • Integrated general bug fixes

2.0.2.181247 (2017-06-14)

  • Complied with CE RED
  • Addressed IOActive Security Issues
  • Enlarged the default number of concurrent NAT sessions
  • Fixed WPS LED blinking when WPS connection is failed or overlapped.
  • Fixed Wireless Bridge/Repeater can not connect to upstream AP whose SSID or passphrase contain a comma character.
  • Integrated general bug fixes

2.0.1.179756 (2017-04-03)

  • Initial release