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The Future Is Now With Intelligent Mesh™ Technology and WiFi 6

The Linksys MR9600 is a super powerful Dual-Band WiFi 6 router perfect for those who want true gigabit speeds, more range and pure gaming power throughout their entire home. Powered by Linksys Intelligent Mesh™ technology and 6 Gbps of speed, it’s 4x faster than WiFi 5 routers, eliminates dead zones and isolates your network to eliminate interference. If your needs change and you want to grow your network, this future-proof router expands by adding any Linksys mesh compatible products. The MR9600 is so easy to set up with the Linksys App, you’ll be streaming 8K video in a matter of minutes.

 

Linksys MR9600 speed description

More Capacity to More Devices

WiFi 6 sends and receives multiple streams of data simultaneously, providing up to 4x more WiFi capacity to handle every mobile, streaming, gaming and smart home device on your network.

 

Linksys MR9600 coverage diagram

Bye Bye Dead Zones

Intelligent Mesh™ Technology combined with WiFi 6, delivers gigabit WiFi speeds to every corner of your home, including the backyard and outdoor smart home devices.

 

Linksys MR9600 displayed on Linksys App phone screen

Easy Setup and Control

The Linksys App makes it simple to set up, lets you access your network from anywhere, and view or prioritize which connected devices are using the most WiFi.

 


Minimizes Wi-Fi Congestion

Eliminate interference from neighboring networks with advanced WiFi 6 technology that can isolate your network, reduce congestion and deliver the strongest, clearest WiFi signal available.

Alexa Wi-Fi Access

With Alexa, you can easily manage Wi-Fi access for devices and individuals in the home, taking focus away from screens and back to what’s important. Say commands like “Alexa, turn off Timmy’s Wi-Fi”, when it’s time for dinner or “Alexa, enable guest Wi-Fi” when you have people over.

Smarter Security

With automatic software updates, Parental Controls and separate Guest Access, your network will always remain safe, secure and up to date.

100% Backward-Compatible

Works with all existing WiFi enabled devices from smartphones, tablets, laptops, smart home devices, streaming devices and more.

 

Linksys App


Linksys App

Customize and Manage Your Home WiFi Anytime, Anywhere

With the Linksys App, you can closely monitor and manage your home WiFi remotely using a smartphone or tablet.

Guest Access: Create a separate, password-protected WiFi network for up to 50 guests and easily share the password.

Parental Controls: Ensure a safe Internet experience for your kids -- even when you're away from home. Restrict access to inappropriate or distracting content, control usage, and block specific devices from accessing the Internet.

Device Prioritization: You can prioritize devices that need the most speed.

Speed Test: Easily test and monitor your Internet connection's speed.


Quick and Easy Setup

Managing your home WiFi with the Linksys App is fast and easy:

Step 1 Linksys App Home Screen

Download the Linksys App

App Store Icon Google Play Icon
Step 2Connecting Velop node to a modem

Connect to your modem

Step 3Linksys App WiFi Setup Screen

Name your WiFi & create password

Technical Specs
  • Wi-Fi Technology:
    AX6000 Mesh Dual-Band Gigabit 1147 + 4804 Mbps
  • Key Features:
    • Dual-Band (2.4GHz + 5 GHz), 4x4 WiFi 6
    • Easily Expandable Mesh WiFi System
    • Seamless WiFi
    • Automatic Firmware Updates
    • Two USB 3.0 ports
    • 4 Adjustable Antennas
    • Easy App Controls
    • Simultaneous Dual-Band
    • 4x4 MU-MIMO
    • 1.8 GHz Quad Core Processor
    • OFDMA Technology
  • Network Standards:
    • WiFi 6 (802.11ax)
    • WiFi 5 (802.11ac)
    • WiFi 4 (802.11n)
    • 802.11g
    • 802.11b
    • 802.11a
  • Wi-Fi Speed:
    AX6000 (1147 + 4804)
  • Wi-Fi Bands:
    2.4 and 5GHz (Simultaneous Dual-Band)
  • Wi-Fi Range:
    Up to 3000 Sq ft*
  • Number of Ethernet Ports:
    • x1 Gigabit WAN
    • x4 Gigabit LAN
  • Other Ports:
    • x2 USB 3.0 Ports
    • Power
  • Antennas:
    4x external adjustable antennas
  • Processor:
    1.8 GHz Quad Core Processor
  • LEDs:
    Power/Status/Connection, WPS, Ethernet, USB
  • Operation Modes:
    • Wireless Router
    • Wireless Bridge
  • Storage File System Support:
    • FAT
    • FAT32
    • NTFS
    • APFS (Read Only)
  • Easy Setup:
    • Simple and secured App based setup
    • Required for setup: (1) Internet connection with Modem. (2) Mobile device with Android 4.4 or iOS 9 and higher, Bluetooth preferred.
  • Dimensions (LxWxH):
    280 x 170 x 60mm (antennas down)
  • Weight:
    2.07 lbs (940 g)
  • Security Features:
    • WPA2/WPA3 Mixed Personal
    • WPA2 Personal
    • WPA3 Personal
  • Power Supply:
    Input: 100-240V ~ 50-60Hz; Output: 12V, 4A
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Reviews
Rated 4 out of 5 by from SMALLER BUT NOT BETTER MR9600 is a nice design. However, I don't like what they did under the hood. Linksys removed the ability to select the channel range and tech (AX, AC, or N). The Linksys EA9500 Max-Stream™ AC5400 MU-MIMO Gigabit WiFi Router offers better range and control. It's a lot bigger for sure. I'm going to keep this router with the hope there will be updates to improve the overall range signal and the ability to select the tech and channel. This is teh main reason people like me buy the touter vs the MESH solution. We want advance controls to link devices to the latest tech. We're not looking for only a MIXED option. We are tech savvy & want control of our router!
Date published: 2020-06-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super fast router This router comes with new and great features such as adding another router to extend WiFi Coverage. The router is extremely powerful and streams without any issues. I have placed the router in the basement and my home is 4600 sqft. I get signal until the end of my house.
Date published: 2020-07-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super fast and Great Coverage The Linksys MR9600 was really easy to set up with their smart phone app. It guided me through everything and was up and running within minutes. The range of the router is great, I have a 2 story house just under 3000 square feet and I get coverage everywhere that my family needs. I only have 1 device that supports WiFi 6 but I’m expecting to get more as products become more readily available. It’s just great knowing this router will be ready to handle the next generation of WiFi technology. I also love the file sharing aspect of this router. It has 2 usb 3 ports and can easily share my files with any device connected to the network. Overall it’s been a great router and going to be even better as I get more WiFi 6 devices.
Date published: 2020-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super fast router! This router was so easy to set up I think an extremely technically challenged person could set it up with no issue. I replaced an older Linksys router and used the same SSID and password as my old router. All 25 of my network devices connected right away and have been running seamlessly. The range of this router is very impressive. Sitting at the fire pit in the backyard seems no different than sitting right in front of the router. I am very happy with this router and love the fact that it is so easy to expand the network (mesh) and have the best performance possible in all areas.
Date published: 2020-06-30
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Lower upload speed don't buy it. I have a Verizon Fios Gigabit internet speed but this new router I'm getting significantly lower upload compared to Linksys WRT32AC. I've tested the speed from various range of WiFi Ax devices and results are same across all of those devices.
Date published: 2020-06-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to setup and fast network Looks: This router has a nice anesthetic with a sleek look. It looks like it belongs more than my previous router. It fits into the modern setup and doesn't stick out. Setup: Set was incredibly easy with the Linksys app. It will walk you through the set up so that you will have no problems with getting your network up and running within about 10 to 15 minutes. Performance: Single strength is strong through out my property and I am able to stream music and 4K video to several different devices within the house without any issues. Online game play has little to no lag and is taking full advantage of my internet speed. Transferring files across my network to my cloud device is fast and reliable as well. This is an excellent router if you are looking into one that can handle a large area and a large amount of devices reliably. This will handle everyone's phones, TV, computers, gaming consoles, and other devices without any issues or slowing down of the network. This product was received free for review purposes.
Date published: 2020-06-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ascetically Pleasing with Great Range! I received this product as part of Linksys's Family & Friends testing. The design of this router is incredible and it stands out from previous models. The router does not run too warm, has 4 ethernet ports in the back for wired connectivity. Setup only took 5 minutes via my iPhone. The app is simple to use and very friendly. What I really enjoy about this router is the range capability. I get full wifi coverage across my garden which involve a cinder block wall. The antennas are adjustable to point them in different directions if needed. The top design of the router has a grill feature to ventilate air, hence, the router does not run hot, which is amazing. There is a blue LED on the front that acts as a status indicator. The router was setup in my network closet on a high shelf. I get full wifi coverage past 2 cinder block walls. One of the fastest router setups I have done. Highly recommend for larger coverage area because since it is mesh technology, you can additional had nodes to extend it if needed. This router alone is perfect for home use with more network speed capabilities. WiFi-6 device that can handle so many devices, perfect for an IoT environment in family homes.
Date published: 2020-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Router The router was extremely easy to configure and attach to my current Linksys mesh router. Once completed and installing the Linksys app, the configuration was a snap. I checked coverage throughout my house (2700 sq. ft.) and coverage was amazing nothing less than 80%.
Date published: 2020-07-03
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