Positioning the external antennas of the Linksys EA7500

The Linksys EA7500 Max-Stream™ AC1900 MU-MIMO Gigabit Wi-Fi Router comes with three external adjustable dual-band dipole antennas that provide powerful streams of data to multiple devices in a single-story or multi-story home.  The Linksys EA7500 external antennas feature:

  • Large, overlapping Wi-Fi patterns for maximum signal strength and coverage 
  • Enhanced dual-band communication
  • Antenna diversity for more robust connection with wireless clients
All external antennas are adjustable to different positions depending on your preference and network environment. 
User-added image

In order to optimize your antennas’ maximum signal, the following positions are recommended:
Optimal Antenna Positioning
For multi-story environments:
  • Side antennas are angled 30°- 45° outwards.
  • Middle antenna is positioned straight up.
User-added image
For single-story environments:
  • All three antennas are positioned straight up.
User-added image
The Linksys EA7500 antennas are removable to accommodate antenna upgrades.  For better coverage of your home, you can also install the WRT High Gain Antennas, WRT002ANT.  These dual-band antennas optimize mobile device connectivity and provide up to 2x gain compared to standard antennas.  To learn more, click here.

Related Video:

Getting to know the Linksys EA7500 (VIDEO)

Was this support article useful?

Additional Support Questions?
Search Again