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? ???

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Note that same firmware is used for: (2018-01-12)

Issue Fixed:

  • Addressed WPA2 KRACK security issues
  • Integrated general bug fixes (2017-07-26)

Issue Fixed:

  • Wireless devices connected to AP are unable to access the FTP server when AP are on Cluster mode
  • Slave LED is still on while LED lighting is disabled on GUI
  • Device cannot show the right IPv6 default gateway address on GUI
  • WDS station AP cannot get IPv6 address from Root where IPv6 server is hosted
  • Remote access to device GUI will generate 401 Unauthorized error when internal port translation is set
  • Integrated general bug fixes

Feature Enhancement:

  • Complied with CE RED

Note: If your device is running firmware or older, you need to upgrade device to firmware first before loading v1.1.02.000 image. (2016-07-27)

Issue Fixed:

  • Captive Portal has interoperability issue with FreeRadius server.
  • Device unexpected reboot after long run.
  • Fixed IPv6 client cannot access management interface

Feature Enhancement

  • Add signed image support
  • Comply with updated FCC Part 15 subpart E 15.407
  • Add LED lighting control on GUI (2016-02-29)

Issue Fixed:

  • Fixed bug where device will reboot if scheduler is enabled under some special settings
  • Wireless client cannot get IP address when connected with AP which is working in 5G WDS mode
  • Fixed SNMP interface instability
  • Added error display if user backup file to a non-existent TFTP server
  • Fixed special characters of SSID cannot be saved in Setup Wizard.
  • Fixed security vulnerability for malformed IPv4 packets, TCP packets and Ethernet packets.

Feature Enhancement:

  • Add Cluster Functionality (2015-06-02)

Issue Fixed:

  • Upgraded Openssl Library and Openssh code to solve SSLv3 security issue
  • Fixed bug in which wrong password will allow a user to login when Radius authentication is used in Captive Portal.
  • Fixed bug where on 2.4G radio, in some environments, wireless clients will lose connectivity with the Access Point after it has been running for several hours. (2015-03-09)

Issues Fixed:

  • Smartphone e.g. SONY Ultra, SONY Z1, HTC Desire 816, LG-D855, LG-D838 cannot associate to AP.
  • Daylight saving fail to work properly when using Quick Start setup wizard
  • VLAN settings change will not have immediate effect, 2min delay was required

Feature Enhancement:

  • Add WDS (Wireless Distribution System)
  • Add IGMP Snooping
  • Add MLD Snooping
  • Add Captive Portal
  • Add WPA-Enterprise and WPA2-Enterprise support in Workgroup Bridge (2014-06-12)

  • To support -AP SKU (2014-04-24)

  • Initial Release