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

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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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Features

 
  • Supports 802.11ax (AX5300) 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
  • MU-MIMO technology
  • Wi-Fi security
  • Seamless Roaming
  • Guest network
  • Parental Controls
  • Coverage of up to 3,000 square feet per node
  • Weight:  
  • 1.58 kg (3.48 lbs)
  • Dimensions:
  • 4.45 in x 4.45 in x 9.57 in
  • Ports:
  • Four Gigabit LAN ports
  • One Gigabit internet port
  • Power port (12V, 4A)
  • One USB 3.0 port for external storage support
  • Supported formats:
  • Windows®:  NTFS and FAT32
  • Mac®:  APFS (read-only), FAT32, and HFS+
  • Supports SMB v2.0
  • UPnP®
  • Supports up to 11 mA current draw

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  • 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.
  • WPS button
  • One power switch (sliding)
 
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Requirements for setup
 
  • A modem or gateway with an active internet connection
  • Linksys app 2.10 or later for setup
  • Mobile device for setup:
  • Android™ 6 or higher 
  • iOS 11.4 and higher
  • 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 setup instructions, click on the links below:

Setting up your first node using a static WAN IP address
Setting up the Linksys MX5300 Velop AX Whole Home WiFi 6 System on an iOS device
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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