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Linksys EA4500 App Enabled N900 Dual-Band Wireless Router with Gigabit and USB

  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n, IEEE 802.3/3u/3ab
  • Up to 450+450Mbps Wireless Data Rates
  • 1 x 10/100/1000M WAN; 4 x 10/100/1000M LAN
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Learn more about the Linksys EA4500

Model

Brand
Linksys
Model
EA4500

Spec

Standards
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n, IEEE 802.3/3u/3ab
Security
WEP, WPA, WPA2
WPA/WPA2
WPA2
Ports
1 x 10/100/1000M WAN; 4 x 10/100/1000M LAN
LEDs
Top Panel: Power
Back Panel: Internet, Ethernet 1-4
Buttons
Reset, WPS
Wireless Data Rates
Up to 450+450Mbps
Modulation
802.11b: CCK, QPSK, BPSK
802.11g: OFDM
802.11a: OFDM
802.11n: BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM
Frequency Band
2.4GHz/5GHz
Antenna
6 total, 3 internal antennas per each 2.4GHz & 5GHz radio band
Receiver Sensitivity
2.4GHz:
802.11b: -87dBm minimum @ 11Mbps
802.11g: -77dBm minimum @ 54Mbps
Wireless-N 20MHz: -70dBm minimum @ MCS23
Wireless-N 40MHz: -66dBm minimum @ MCS23

5GHz:
802.11a: -74dBm minimum @ 54Mbps
Wireless-N 20MHz: -67dBm minimum @ MCS23
Wireless-N 40MHz: -64dBm minimum @ MCS23
Note: The typical sensitivity is 3 dB better than minimum
Interface
USB 2.0
Wireless Adapter included
No

Features

Features
Dual-band 3x3 wireless supports high bandwidth applications such as video streaming or file sharing with speed up to 450+450Mbps.

Wireless-N technology uses multiple radios to create a robust signal that travels farther and faster, with reduced dead spots.

All ports support Gigabit speed and Auto-Crossover (MDI/MDI-X) - no need for crossover cables

Storage Link transforms any USB storage device into a NAS

USB Port Support for USB printer

Built-in UPnP AV Media Server, streams music, video, and photos to any compatible media adapter

Guest Access feature allows your visitors access to the Internet, but not your computers or data

Compatible with Wireless-A (802.11a), Wireless-B (802.11b) and Wireless-G (802.11g) standards

IPv6 Ready

Supports up to 128-bit wireless encryption and SPI firewall.

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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1 out of 5 eggsZero EGGS

This review is from: Linksys EA4500 App Enabled N900 Dual-Band Wireless Router with Gigabit and USB

Pros: zero

Cons: Requires CD software installation to even use this router

Immediately starts online account setup via linksys for management.

Other Thoughts: I refuse to use ANY router that requires software installation to even get in the thing.

I should be able to cable to a switch port and connect via my favorite browser to whatever subnet the router has given me: 192.168.x.1 and start configuring. In all my years this is the first I have EVER seen just worthless out of the box. Sorry but this is a MAJOR FAIL. I will not even waste my time to go further. I am not interested in having more bloatware clogging up my PC. It is unnecessary.

This router goes in the trash.

Get something else.

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  • Autumn L.
  • 2/4/2014 8:42:52 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: Linksys EA4500 App Enabled N900 Dual-Band Wireless Router with Gigabit and USB

Pros: Great range and easy to use. I have mine in my basement and it is strong on the second floor. I could move it to the first floor but have no need to. I don't use a lot of its features, but port forwarding is easy to set up (once you find it).

This is the best router I've ever used, never needing to be power-cycled (which I've had to do a lot on slower models of different brands).

Cons: Web setup is a maze. Runs a little hot, but it's doing a lot. Can't handle wirelessly streaming HD to several computers while Skyping and transferring files via remote desktop... but that seems reasonable.

Other Thoughts: Like so many other products, it's really amazing how many people list their tech knowledge as "high" then say something really dumb.

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  • Trevor K.
  • 1/14/2014 2:44:48 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

2 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: Linksys EA4500 App Enabled N900 Dual-Band Wireless Router with Gigabit and USB

Pros: Dual Band, Slim, USB Storage.

Cons: "Smart" Wi-fi, Marvell chipset (No DD-WRT etc.), Slower than advertised speeds with Wi-Fi on either and both bands.

Other Thoughts: Not worth the money compared to other routers from linksys.

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  • Weldon W.
  • 1/13/2014 6:44:09 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAWESOME

This review is from: Linksys EA4500 App Enabled N900 Dual-Band Wireless Router with Gigabit and USB

Pros: Any bad reviews for this router were made by beginners, or it was not setup correctly. This is by far the best router I have used and I highly recommend it.

Cons: NONE

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  • Matthew N.
  • 1/1/2014 10:59:56 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

2 out of 5 eggs

This review is from: Linksys EA4500 App Enabled N900 Dual-Band Wireless Router with Gigabit and USB

Pros: I has tecnically is Wi-Fi

Cons: Horrible wireless speeds.

Other Thoughts: Just had one firmware release almost two years ago. They just hyped up a basic router. Absolutely not worth the money. Will make me think twice from buying a Linksys device again. Read all of the reviews.

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  • Lynn S.
  • 12/28/2013 1:20:22 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

2 out of 5 eggsLooked ok...

This review is from: Linksys EA4500 App Enabled N900 Dual-Band Wireless Router with Gigabit and USB

Pros: It looks cool and is slim.

Cons: I can't come even close to the advertised speeds nor distance. On my phone I cant get 20 ft away from my router without loosing the signal. On my computer-which is about 10 ft away from the router-I loose connection all the time! Even when I have connection, I get slow, low quality internet. The firmware also stinks, but you can read that in other reviews. I wish I could say something good about this router but I cant. With a $150 price tag it is not worth it. I'm not even sure if I would buy it if it was a penny.

Other Thoughts: I have been using linksys for almost 11 years now, and the 11th will be the last.

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  • herb a.
  • 10/14/2013 8:43:03 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

2 out of 5 eggswaste of time and money

This review is from: Linksys EA4500 App Enabled N900 Dual-Band Wireless Router with Gigabit and USB

Pros: After setup all good except usb features. Sees hard drive but no functions.

Cons: Firmware sucks. Tried several times to revert to Classic, no go. Back to stock and as soon as you reconnect it showed router not setup and wouldn't connect wirelessly. No dd-wrt, tomato, ect. options.

Other Thoughts: reliability is more important to me than speed or bells and whistles that are buggy. Going back to my Linksys wrt600n that has run hard 5+ years with no problems.

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  • Gregory N.
  • 10/6/2013 1:44:23 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsthrew mine out

This review is from: Linksys EA4500 App Enabled N900 Dual-Band Wireless Router with Gigabit and USB

Pros: The advertising for it is very seductive. A very large range. A very high bandwidth. Wow!

Cons: The real range was maybe a quarter the advertised range. It broke after 13 months when it was past warranty. I didn't want a replacement or a fix. I just need stuff that works.

Other Thoughts: So, I bought TWO WRT 54 GLs and connected one to the other with CAT 5. Now I have excellent connectivity through the whole house. Reliability is rock solid.

But the connectivity is for my guests. For my own purposes I ran, according to the need, CAT 5 and DVI all over the house.

When you see the high end linksys routers pulling in 5 stars and high reliability ratings like the WRT54GL, that will be the time to get one. Meantime I have an extra WRT54GL in the closet in case they stop making them.

So the question is, did linksys make a MISTAKE in marketing the WRT 54GL? Is it their INTENTION to make things that break just after warranty? You decide.

Anyhow, bottom line: I don't have time to mess with junk and warranty, so I just threw this out and moved on, as described.

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  • Gregory L.
  • 10/2/2013 11:10:55 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

2 out of 5 eggsAvoid

This review is from: Linksys EA4500 App Enabled N900 Dual-Band Wireless Router with Gigabit and USB

Pros: Wireless signal strength is very good.

Cons: Cabled connections through the RJ-45 ports fail. Printers and computers cabled to the device may not be seen and may fail after connecting to the internet.

Other Thoughts: Linksys/CISCO customer support laughed at me and could not supply a resolution. I even demanded and spoke to the senior shift lead. Linksys devices seem to have a life expectancy of a few years. This one lasted about a month - far to short for the high price demanded.

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  • Russell C.
  • 9/27/2013 1:16:37 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDied after 14 months

This review is from: Linksys EA4500 App Enabled N900 Dual-Band Wireless Router with Gigabit and USB

Pros: Provides route to external name mapped to internal IP address.

Cons: Signal strength not sufficient for 3 story house. Dies after 14 months.

Other Thoughts: Turned into a brick after 14 months - really? What a piece of garbage. Was it the wireless repeaters that sent it over the edge? Who knows.

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