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List of tested USB storage devices for the Linksys E4200

The Linksys E4200 Maximum Performance Wireless-N router’s USB port is compatible with most USB storage devices.  It has a USB 2.0 port and can recognize FAT32, NTFS, and HFS+ formats.  The following table lists the external USB storage devices tested to work with the router, along with their disk storage formats.

Tested External Hard DriveFAT32NTFSHFS+
Iomega eGo 500 GBPassedPassedPassed
Iomega eGo 320 GBN/APassedN/A
Philips 120 GBPassedPassedN/A
Maxtor OneTouch 4 Mini (160 GB)PassedPassedN/A
Maxtor One Touch III (750 GB)PassedPassed N/A 
Western Digital My Book Essential Edition 1 TBPassedPassed N/A 
Western Digital 1.5 TBPassedPassedN/A
Western Digital 2 TBN/APassedN/A
Western Digital MyPassedport Elite 500 GBN/APassed N/A 
Western Digital MyBook Mirror Edition 2 TBN/APassed N/A
WDC WD32 00BEVT-22ZCT0 320 GBN/A N/APassed
My Book Essential 3 TBN/APassedPassed
Samsung S2 Portable (500 GB)PassedPassedPassed
SAMSUNG HM160HI 160 GPassedPassedPassed
Seagate FreeAgent Desk 2 TBN/APassed N/A 
Seagate 750 GBPassedPassed N/A 
Seagate FreeAgent 500 GB N/APassedN/A
Seagate FreeAgent 1.5 TB N/APassed N/A 
Seagate FreeAgent Go 500 GBPassedPassedN/A
Seagate 3 TB FreeAgent GoFlex DeskN/APassedPassed


Tested External USB DiskFAT32NTFSHFS+
Kingston DataTraveler 64 GBPassedPassedPassed
Kingston DataTraveler 32 GBPassedPassedN/A
Kingston DataTraveler 16 GBPassedPassedN/A 
Kingston DataTraveler 8 GBPassedPassedN/A
Sony 16 GBPassedPassedN/A
Razzo 32 GBPassedPassedN/A 
Razzo 16 GBPassedPassedN/A 
PNY 32 GBPassedN/AN/A
PNY 2 GBPassedN/A Passed
PNY 8 GB USB 2.0 OptimaProPassedN/AN/A 
Hewlett-Packard 8 GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive v125wPassedN/AN/A
Hewlett-Packard 16 GBPassedN/A N/A
Hewlett-Packard 4 GBPassedN/AN/A 
Lenovo 1 GBPassedN/AN/A 
Transcend 128 MPassedPassedN/A
Patriot 4 GB USB 2.0 Xporter DashPassedN/AN/A 
DIANMA Storage KINGIII 64 MPassedPassedPassed
LG UFD 64 MPassedPassedPassed
NK2 1 GPassedPassedPassed
Lexar Geyser JumpDriver 128 MPassedPassedPassed
Lexar 8 GB USB 2.0 JumpDrive FireFlyPassedN/A N/A 
PNY Attache 2 GBPassedN/A N/A
Sandisk Cruzer 4 GBPassedN/A N/A
Sandisk Cruzer 2 GBPassedN/A N/A
Imation 8 GB Atom flash drivePassedN/A  N/A



Incompatible External Hard DriveFAT32FAT32HFS+
Toshiba PH3100U-1EXB USBN/AN/AN/A

NOTE:  The devices listed here have been tested to work with the E4200 router.  For instructions on setting up the router’s storage feature, click here.  For more information about the USB storage devices listed above, contact the device manufacturer.

Related Articles:

Setting up the Storage feature on a Linksys router with USB storage
Quick USB storage setup guide for Linksys E2100L, E3000, E4200, E3200 and E1550
Setting up the Linksys Wireless-N USB storage feature using Linksys Connect 

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