Getting to know Linksys E8450 Dual-Band WiFi 6 EasyMesh™ Router

The Linksys E8450 Dual-Band WiFi 6 EasyMesh™ Router delivers enhanced speed, range, and security for all your networking needs. With AX3200 speeds, you'll be able to swiftly stream HD videos, surf, email, play games online, and chat.

The Linksys E8450 features EasyMesh™ technology that allows you to set up a mesh system. With the latest firmware, you will be able to add additional EasyMesh child nodes to extend your WiFi.
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  • EasyMesh-certified (with the latest firmware)
  • Supports parent and child modes (with the latest firmware)
  • Dual-Band AX3200 up to 3.2 Gbps
  • 802.11ax wireless technology
  • 4x4 Spatial streams
  • MU-MIMO technology
  • Beamforming technology
  • Easy browser-based setup
  • Parental Controls
  • Guest Network
  • Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (WPS)
  • Coverage of up to 2,500 sq ft

Product Requirements

Below are the requirements for setting up the Linksys E8450:
  • Working internet connection
  • Wireless or wired computer with the latest web browser version of Google Chrome™, Firefox®, Safari® (for Mac® or iPad®), and Microsoft Edge® or Internet Explorer® version 8 or higher (for Windows®)
  • Latest firmware (with EasyMesh support)

Back Panel
  • Buttons, ports, and switch
    • Four gigabit Ethernet (LAN) ports
    • One gigabit Internet (WAN) port
    • WPS button
    • Reset button
    • Power switch (rocker style)
    • Power port
  • Dimensions: 156 mm x 77.11 mm x 220 mm (L x W x H)
  • Weight: 638 g
  • USB specifications
    • One USB 2.0 port
    • Supports SMB v2
    • Up to 900mA current draw
    • Supports the following file systems: FAT, FAT32, NTFS, and HFS+ (journaled and non-journaled)
Light Behavior
Light ColorIndication
PowerBlue (blinking)Router is starting up or WPS is pairing
Yellow (blinking)WPS pairing fails
InternetBlue (solid)Connected to the internet
Yellow (solid)Not connected to the internet
EthernetBlue (solid)Client device is connected to a port
Blue (blinking)Activity

Package Contents
  • Linksys E8450
  • Ethernet cable
  • Power adapter (12V, 2A)
  • Quick start guide

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Linksys E8450 Frequently Asked Questions

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