Tested HDD and printers for Linksys EA4500

The Linksys EA4500 is compatible with most storage devices and printers. It supports FAT32, NTFS, and HFS+ formats. The following table lists the storage devices and printers tested to work with the router, along with their disk storage formats. Devices that are not on the lists may or may not work with Linksys EA4500.


Storage devices

  • Yes - Compatible with Linksys EA4500
  • Blank - Device is not supported
ManufacturerModelSizeNTFSFAT32HFS+Multiple Partitions (#)
 Iomega™ 1 TB External Hard Drive1 TB   Yes  
 MicroNet TechnologyFantom Drives™ GreenDrive 2 TB USB 2.0/eSATA External HD GD2000EUS 2 TBYes  Yes  
 Western Digital®My Passport® Essential SE 1 TB USB 3.0/2.0 Ultra Portable External HD WDBACX0010BBK 1 TB Yes   
 Western DigitalWD Elements® 2 TB USB 2.0 External HD WDBAAU0020HBK 2 TB  Yes    
 Western Digital2 TB USB 2.0 Caviar Green SATA-300 HD WD20EARS  2 TB  Yes   Yes
 Western Digital WD Elements 1 TB USB 2.0 External HD WDBAAU0010HBK 1 TB  Yes   
 Western Digital WD Elements 2 TB USB 2.0 External HD WDBAAU0020HBK 2 TB  Yes    
 Western Digital WD Elements 3 TB USB 2.0 External HD WDBAAU0030HBK 3 TB  Yes   
 Seagate®Expansion™ 1.5 TB USB 2.0 Portable External HD STAX1500100  1.5 TB   Yes Yes 
 Toshiba E05A100PBU3XS Canvio USB 3.0/2.0 Plus HD 1 TB, 3.0 USB (Up to 5 Gbps)1 TB   Yes   
 SeagateSTAY 3000100 Expansion 3TB External HD USB 2.0 3 TB   Yes Yes  
 SeagateBarracuda® 7200.11  1 TB  Yes   
Seagate  Pipeline HD.21 TBYes   
 Seagate Pipeline HD500 GB Yes    
 Seagate Barracuda 7200.12500 GB Yes   
 Samsung®HD501LJ 500 GB  Yes  Yes 
 Western DigitalWD® WD10EVVS  1 TB  Yes Yes Yes 
 Western DigitalWD WD20EVDS   2 TB   Yes   Yes 
 Maxtor OneTouch 4Plus 1 TB 1 TB  Yes   
 Kingston® DataTraveler® 64 GB 64 GB  Yes    
 Kingston DataTraveler 16 GB16 GB  Yes   
 PNY® Attaché   4 GB   Yes  
 PNYAttaché  2 GB  Yes  
 SanDisk®Cruzer®   4 GB   Yes  YesYes Yes 
SanDisk Cruzer   2 GB  Yes  Yes  
 Dane-ElecSD Card 128 MB  Yes  
 Thermaltake BlacX 5G ST0019U storage
Dock station SATA-300 USB 2.0/3.0
 N/A N/A  Yes Yes Yes 



Printers (Virtual USB)



  • Yes - Compatible with Linksys EA4500
  • (1) - Drivers are downloaded and installed automatically from the internet
  • (2) - Windows® 7 cannot find drivers by default. Drivers have to be downloaded and installed.
  • (3) - Manual installation of the drivers is required for Mac OS X® 10.5


ModelVirtual USB (Windows 7)Virtual USB (OS X 10.6.7)
HP® OfficeJet Pro 8500 YesYes
HP DeskJet 6127 YesYes
 Canon™ PIXMA MP830 YesYes
 Epson® Stylus Photo RX620 Yes      Yes (1)
 HP OfficeJet J4680 All-in-One YesYes
 HP Photosmart Premium C309n Yes      Yes (3)
 Brother® Professional Series Multi Center Yes       Yes (3)
 HP LaserJet 4250n       Yes (2) Yes
 Lexmark™ X2470 Yes Yes
 HP Officejet 6310 All-in-One Yes Yes
 HP Photosmart C6380 All-in-One Yes Yes
 Canon PIXMA MG5220 Yes       Yes (1)
 HP Deskjet 3050 Yes       Yes (1)
 Lexmark Pro205 Yes       Yes (1)
 HP Photosmart C4580 Yes Yes
  HP Photosmart C6180 Yes Yes


Find out more:

List of tested USB storage devices for the Linksys E3200
Tested storage devices and printers for the EA3500

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