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Unleash the Power of WiFi 6E

Linksys Atlas Max 6E (AXE8400) unleashes the biggest upgrade to WiFi in a decade, bringing the ultra-fast, low-latency 6GHz band to every corner of your home. Use as a backhaul between nodes or connect directly for seamless video conferencing, working from home, remote learning, and even the latest AR and VR. Velop Intelligent Mesh technology offers whole-home coverage that’s easily expandable by adding additional nodes. With easy setup, advanced security, and parental controls, Linksys Atlas Max 6E is an essential upgrade to any home that needs the most reliable, highest-speed WiFi.

Linksys Atlas Max 6E (AXE8400) displayed next to a large blue WiFi 6E symbol

A New Band for Your Latest Devices

WiFi 6E offers the 6GHz band connection needed for optimized work-from-home, online learning, livestreaming, and up to 6.5x faster speed*** for AR and VR devices.

For devices you wish to connect directly to the 6GHz band, please check with your device’s manufacturer regarding compatibility with the 6GHz band.

Mesh WiFi 6E systems and smart devices shown in different rooms and stories of a home.

Highest Device Capacity Ever

With 4x† the channels of current WiFi systems, the 6 GHz band can handle all the traffic from the busiest smart homes using heavy-bandwidth devices all day, every day.

Linksys Atlas Max 6E next to Velop Intelligent Mesh logo

Powerful WiFi 6E Mesh Coverage

Velop Intelligent Mesh™ technology combined with WiFi 6E delivers gigabit WiFi speeds to every corner of your home or business.

Qualcomm chipset

Industry-Leading Technology

An advanced Qualcomm™ chipset delivers the ultimate WiFi 6E experience. This next-generation technology transforms home and business WiFi with its wire-like stability and blazing-fast performance.

Linksys Atlas Max 6E displayed within the Linksys App

Easy Setup and Control

The Linksys app makes setup simple. Once set up, you can access your network from anywhere, and view or prioritize which connected devices are using the most WiFi.

Child safely and securely streaming a video on the Internet

Smart Security

With automatic firmware updates, parental controls, and separate guest access, Velop provides a safe, secure and up-to-date home network.

Linksys Atlas Max 6E displayed next to smart phones and headphones

4x4 MU-MIMO

4x4 WiFi radio with MU-MIMO enables more devices to connect simultaneously, allowing multi-device streaming, uninterrupted gaming, and faster internet speeds. Downlink and uplink MU-MIMO are both supported.

Person plugging in an Ethernet cable into the back of a Linksys Atlas Max 6E Tri-Band Mesh WiFi 6E System

Ultra-Fast Multi-Gigabit Speed

With a 5 gigabit WAN port, you can experience up to 5 Gbps‡ speed throughout your home for smart TVs, streaming devices, gaming consoles, and even the latest VR and AR.

Product shot of Linksys Atlas Max 6E displayed next to a CES 2021 Innovations Awards badge

Works with all ISPs

You’re covered no matter who your internet provider is, plus you’ve got 100% backward compatibility for WiFi 5 and older devices.


True Tri-Band

Every tri-band node can broadcast on three wireless radio bands simultaneously with combined WiFi speeds up to 8.4 Gbps.


USB 3.0 Port

Connect storage devices to the 3.0 port and share across your WiFi network.

Woman installing a placing a Velop router on a shelf

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Technical Specs
  • Wi-Fi Technology:
    AXE8400 MU-MIMO Tri-Band Multi-Gigabit, 1147+2402+4804 Mbps
  • Key Features:
    • Easy Setup with the Linksys App
    • Expanded Spectrum with the 6GHz Band
    • Dynamic Backhaul
    • 4x4 MU-MIMO
    • 2.2GHz Quad Core Processor
    • Next-Gen OFDMA Technology
    • Advanced Security
    • USB 3.0 Port
    • Gigabit Ethernet LAN Ports
  • Network Standards:
    • 802.11a
    • 802.11b
    • 802.11g
    • 802.11n (WiFi 4)
    • 802.11ac (WiFi 5)
    • 802.11ax (WiFi 6)
  • Wi-Fi Speed:
    AXE8400 (1147+2402+4804)
  • Wi-Fi Bands:
    2.4GHz, 5GHz, 6GHz
  • Wi-Fi Range:
    up to 6000 square feet
  • Number of Ethernet Ports:
    Four Gigabit LAN + One 5Gbps WAN
  • Other Ports:
    USB 3.0
  • Antennas:
    12 Internal
  • Processor:
    2.2 GHz Quad-Core
  • Memory:
    Flash: 512MB; RAM: 1GB
  • Wireless Encryption:
    up to 128-bit
  • Storage File System Support:
    FAT, FAT32, NTFS, HFS+
  • Easy Setup:
    • Simple and secured app based setup
    • Required for setup: (1) Internet connection with modem. (2) Mobile device with Android 6.0.1 or iOS 11.4 and higher, Bluetooth preferred.
  • Dimensions (LxWxH):
    4.45 x 4.45 x 9.57 in
  • Weight:
    3.25 lbs
  • Security Features:
    • WPA2/WPA3 Mixed Personal (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands only)
    • WPA2 Personal (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands only)
    • WPA3 Personal (all bands)
    • Enhanced Open Only (all bands)
    • Open and Enhanced Open (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands only)
    • Open (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands only)
  • Power Supply:
    Input: 100-240V ~ 50-60Hz; Output: 12V / 4A
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Reviews
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great speeds! The Linksys Atlas is a nice piece of equipment for expanding my home network wifi coverage. It's worth mentioning I was given a sample to write this review. This setup was very simple. You download the app and it walks you through each step. I was up and running in 10-15 minutes. Speed is incredible. I have GHz Fios service but only getting a fraction of that speed from my other extenders. I'm getting 850/950 mgps and solid coverage throughout my home. Another new feature that I really liked is the addition of 4 Gigabit LAN ports. I use this for hardwiring some of my devices. I don't see malware protection, which would be one nice add-on for the price.
Date published: 2022-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stable and rock solid performance I am using the Linksys Atlas Max 6E as a standalone router. My son is very pleased with hard wired performance to his PC gaming rig while I am enjoying clutter free wifi for all my Mac centric gear at wired speeds. Wishlist: Add Apple HomeKit and Time Machine support.
Date published: 2021-07-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Solid Product I received this product for free in order to write this review. Overall, I think it's a good product. For the most part, I haven't had any issues. Connection has been solid and the speed has been fine. It's only two of us here, so I wasn't expecting to see a huge difference with this. The only issue I've had was getting my friend connected. It looks like the app allows you to send guest log in information to guests. I tried this, but my friend wasn't able to connect via the text. I had to manually connect them. Other than that, no complaints.
Date published: 2021-12-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from MX8500 issue with FIOS Gigabyte plan I am still being passed btwn 1st level and 2nd level technicians for this issue. My speeds on a gigbyte plan are only 150 and 200Mbps. I have spend 2 days with Verion to have router and ONT box replaced. I have spend 3 days on the phone with Level 1 and 2 Linkysys technicians and still am waiting for a call back.
Date published: 2021-12-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super fast! I received this item free in exchange for my honest review. This item was easy to set up an use which is normally an issue for me. It also makes things run really fast an you can have different things connected to it at once without slowing things down a bit. It's that easy. We don't do any gaming but we use multiple devices an need to run the occasional Netflix all at once an live out in the country so for what we need the speeds are great an work well for what we need to get things done.
Date published: 2021-10-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use I received a free sample of this tri-band mesh wi-fi 6E system it worked great I loved how easy it was to hook up and how great it was to useI received a free sample of this tri-band mesh wi-fi 6E system it worked great I loved how easy it was to hook up and how great it was to useI received a free sample of this tri-band mesh wi-fi 6E system it worked great I loved how easy it was to hook up and how great it was to use
Date published: 2021-10-18
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Poco compromiso con el consumidor Hace mas de un mes compre este producto, uno de los nodos no funcionaba bien y todavia estoy esperando que realicen alguna accion para cambiarlo. No se fian del consumidor y he mandado mi producto donde me han dicho. ellos no hacen nada. Si teneis un problema qualquier numero de atencion es de tarificacion especial y la respuesta esta en el otro lado del mundo. Te hacen esperar para alargar la llamada, es indecente!!!!
Date published: 2021-10-21
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Easy to set up. I received a free Linksys Atlas Max 6E Tri Band Mesh Network in exchange for my honest review. Overall the system was easy to set up but ultimately it didn’t work well with my fiber optic internet service. Check with your internet service provider prior to purchasing this network.
Date published: 2021-10-18
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*System indicating a multi-unit pack with no additional product purchases or firmware upgrades necessary to create a mesh network.

**Performance may vary. Customer-paid internet service required. For more information, please refer to the insert inside the package, or the product data sheet found at: Linksys.com/velop/documentation.

***As compared to WiFi 5 2x2 dual-band router up to 80MHz.

†4x more channels on 6GHz band as compared to dual-band router on 2.4 & 5 GHz bands excluding DFS channels, determined using 20MHz channels as a reference.

‡Wired speed up to 5Gbps requires multi-gigabit ISP speed up to or greater than 5Gbps.