EA8300

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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):

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

Warning

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?

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

1.1.4.191539 (2018-11-08)

  • Fixed vulnerabilities found by FortiGuard Labs: FG-VD-18-102, FG-VD-18-103, and FG-VD-18-104

1.1.3.184925 (2017-11-15)

  • Addressed WPA2 KRACK Security Issues
  • Integrated General Bug fixes
  • Enhance Speed Test
  • Enhance Band Steering to All Bands
  • Provide Link Aggregation on LAN1 and LAN2

1.1.2.181302 (2017-06-15)

  • Addressed IOActive Security Issues
  • Additional security fix

1.1.1.180302 (2017-03-30)

  • Add EMEA and APAC regions support

1.1.1.179893 (2017-03-13)

  • Initial release