Getting to know the Linksys EA9400 AC5000 Tri-Band Wi-Fi Router

The Linksys EA9400 AC5000 Tri-Band Wi-Fi Router features a tri-band technology that delivers extremely fast combined speeds of up to 5 Gbps to more devices.  It has advanced security features for a secure connection, Seamless Roaming capability, Beamforming Technology for improved mobile speed and range, eight (8) external non-detachable dipole antennas which can be positioned for optimal performance, and a CD-less fast and easy setup.​
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Product Features:
  • Concurrent Tri-band Technology
  • Speeds of up to 5 Gbps
  • Linksys Smart Wi-Fi
  • 802.11ac Wireless Technology
  • Dual-Core 1.4 GHz processor
  • 4 x 4 Spatial streams
  • Beamforming Technology
  • Seamless Roaming
  • Ports
    • Eight (8) LAN Gigabit ports
    • One (1) WAN Gigabit ports
  • USB
    • One (1) USB 3.0
    • One (1) USB 2.0
  • Eight (8) non-removable, adjustable external antennas
Product Requirements:
Browser requirements:
  • Latest version of Internet Explorer®, Google Chrome™, Mozilla Firefox®, Safari® (for Mac® or iPad®), Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Adobe® Flash® Player
Operating System (for printer utility):
  • Windows® XP SP3, Windows Vista®  SP1, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
  • OS X® Leopard 10.5.8 or later, Snow Leopard 10.6.1 or later, Lion 10.7, Mountain Lion 10.8, Mavericks 10.9, Yosemite 10.10
Front Panel
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NOTE:  To know more about the behavior and meaning of the router’s front LED window, click here.
Back Panel

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User-added image Non-removable, adjustable external antennas - The Linksys EA9400 has eight (8) external non-detachable dipole antennas. 
NOTE:  You can adjust these antennas to customize the wireless signal in single or multi-story buildings.  For instructions in properly positioning these external antennas, click here.
User-added image Ethernet - The Eight (8) ports connect devices to the network through Ethernet cables.
NOTE:  For best performance, use CAT5E or higher rated cables.
User-added image Power - Connect the included AC power adapter into this port.
User-added image USB 1 - Connect and share a USB drive or a USB printer into this USB 3.0 port.
User-added image USB 2 - Connect and share a USB drive or a USB printer into this USB 2.0 port.
NOTE:  The USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 LED illuminates when a USB drive is connected and flashes when data is being transferred.
User-added image Internet - Connect an Ethernet cable from the router to your modem using this port.
User-added image Reset button - Press and hold for approximately 10 seconds until the illuminated Linksys logo turns OFF to reset the router to factory defaults. 
User-added image Power switch - This turns the router ON or OFF.
Side Panel

User-added image Wi-Fi On / Off button - Pressing this turns OFF the wireless radio (LED comes ON).  Press again to turn ON the wireless network (LED goes OFF). 
User-added image Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (WPS) button - Press this button to connect and easily configure wireless security on WPS-enabled network devices.

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Linksys EA9400 AC5000 Tri-Band Wi-Fi Router Frequently Asked Questions
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