Getting to know the Linksys MX5300 Velop AX Whole Home WiFi 6 System

The Linksys MX5300 Velop AX Whole Home WiFi 6 System supports the latest Wi-Fi® 6 (802.11ax) standard to deliver true gigabit speeds of up to 5.3 Gbps with 12-stream capacity throughout the entire home. 

The Wi-Fi 6 standard sends and receives multiple streams of data simultaneously, providing up to four times more Wi-Fi capacity to handle every mobile, streaming, gaming, and smart home devices on your Velop network.

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  • Supports 802.11ax (AX5300) at up to 5.3 Gbps
  • Four times better performance than an AC router
  • Tri-Band Dynamic Backhaul
  • 4x4 Spatial Streams
  • Next-generation Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) technology
  • Reduced power consumption
  • 2.2 GHz quad-core processor
  • Intelligent Mesh™
  • Wi-Fi security
  • Seamless Roaming
  • Guest network
  • Parental Controls
  • Coverage of up to 3,000 sq ft per node
  • Weight:  1.58 kg (3.48 lbs)
  • Dimensions:  4.45 in x 4.45 in x 9.57 in
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  • Ports:
  • Four gigabit ethernet ports
  • One gigabit internet port
  • Power port (12V, 4A)
  • One USB 3.0 port for external storage support.  The supported formats are as follows:
  • Windows®:  NTFS, FAT32, and Samba
  • Mac®:  APFS (read-only), FAT32, and HFS+
  • Supports SMB v2.0
  • UPnP®
  • Supports up to 11 mA current draw
  • Buttons and switch
  • Reset button
NOTE:  To reset the node to its factory defaults, press and hold the button first (you will see a bright red flash, followed by three to four quick red faded pulses then another bright red flash), then you can release the button.
  • Wi-Fi Protected Setup™ (WPS) button
  • One power switch (sliding)
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Setup requirements
  • A modem or gateway with an active internet connection
  • The latest version of the Linksys app
  • Latest iOS or Android™ mobile device
  • Bluetooth® (preferred for setup)

Packaging contents
  • Linksys MX5300 Velop AX Whole Home WiFi 6 System 
  • Quick install guide
  • Ethernet cable (two ethernet cables for the two-pack model)
  • Power adapter (two power adapters for the two-pack model)
  • Regulatory and warranty information

For more information about the Linksys MX5300 Velop AX Whole Home WiFi 6 System, click here

For set up instructions on different configurations, click on the links below:

Setting up the parent node using a static WAN IP address
Setting up a Linksys Velop Intelligent Mesh WiFi system with an iOS mobile device using Bluetooth setup
Setting up the Linksys MX5300 Velop AX Whole Home WiFi 6 System on an Android device
Setting up the Linksys Velop node using a PPPoE connection

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