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Getting to know the Linksys AE6000 Wireless-AC Mini USB Adapter

The Linksys AE6000 Wireless-AC Mini USB Adapter is equipped with the latest standard in wireless networking technology which is the 802.11ac.  The AE6000 adapter adds or upgrades wireless connectivity to your Windows®-based computers.  Read on to know more about the AE6000’s product features and specifications.

Product Features

•  USB Plug – Connect this end to any available USB port on your computer.

•  LED – Flashes when there is wireless network activity.

•  Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (WPS) button – Press this button and the WPS button on your router or access point to connect your computer to the wireless network.

NOTE:  On the back of the AE6000 adapter is the product label.  The Serial Number is printed on the bottom part and the QR Code on the bottom-right corner.  The QR Code also contains the serial number.

Product Specifications

Product NameLinksys AE6000 Wireless-AC Mini USB Adapter
Dimensions1.38” x 0.59” x 0.32” (35 x 15 x 8 mm)
Weight0.14 oz (4 g)
Wireless Standards802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, 802.11ac
InterfaceUSB 2.0
LEDLink / Activity
Antennas1 Internal Dual-Band
ButtonWi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
Wireless Security ModeWEP, WPA™ & WPA2™ Personal, WPA & WPA2 Enterprise, and WPS
Wireless Security key bitsUp to 128-bit Encryption
OS RequirementsWindows® XP, Windows Vista®, Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows® 7, Windows 7 64-bit, Windows® 8, Windows 8 64-bit and Windows® 10


Below are some links to articles that provide more information about the product:

AE6000 Frequently Asked Questions
Setting up the Linksys AE6000 Wireless-AC USB adapter using the Setup Wizard
Connecting wireless computers to your network
Connecting to a wireless network with the AE6000 using Wi-Fi Protected Setup™
Connecting to a wireless network with disabled SSID Broadcast

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