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Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router AC 1750

HD Video Pro EA6500

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"The Cisco Linksys EA6500 is not only the best 802.11ac router on the market right now, but it's also the best 802.11n router on the market too...."

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Join the next generation of smart wireless routers with lighting speed AC technology and high power amplifiers

Why SMART Wi-Fi?

Only Linksys lets you explore a new world of powerful SMART Wi-Fi apps to control your devices and home network.

  • Linksys SMART Wi-Fi formerly Cisco Connect Cloud

    Linksys SMART Wi-FI (formerly Cisco Connect Cloud)

    Router Management

  • Block the Bad Stuff

    Block the Bad Stuff

    Parental Control Filtering

  • Device Monitr

    Device Monitr

    Device Internet Monitoring

  • Netproofer


    Web and Device Access Restriction

  • Gemini IP Camera Viewer

    Gemini IP Camera Viewer

    View IP Camera Video Streams

  • HipPlay


    Media Player - Music Images Video

Features and Specifcations

  • SimpleTap™ technology for easy setup
  • Latest Draft 802.11ac Wireless Technology*
  • Up to N450 + AC1300 Mbps speed*
  • Simultaneous dual-band 2.4 + 5 GHz
  • Backward compatible with a/b/g/n devices
  • 4 Gigabit 10/100/1000 ports to connect wired devices
  • IPv6 Enabled
  • Parental controls
  • Separate guest network
  • 2 USB Ports to print, share and store content**
  • High power amplifier for ultimate range*
  • Wall mount or tabletop display
  • DLNA Certified™ Media Server


  • Smartphones
  • Tablets
  • E-readers
  • PC or MAC desktops and laptops
  • Wireless printers
  • Game consoles
  • Smart TVs
  • Blu-ray players
  • Wireless cameras

Next Generation Wireless Technology

Wireless AC technology was developed to optimize video streaming experiences. Providing gigabit Wi-Fi speeds allows for content to download faster and large video or music files to sync more quickly. With an increasing number of Wi-Fi devices in the home and greater Internet consumption, this new wireless standard will help meet your digital lifestyle demands. As your devices and Wi-Fi usage increases, make sure you have the latest wireless technology to get the most out of your connected experiences.

A new way to optimize your connected life

The Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router with AC wireless technology includes Cisco Connect Cloud to give you visibility into your home network from anywhere at any time. With your Linksys Smart Wi-Fi router you have the opportunity to get an ever-growing set of new capabilities through mobile apps. These mobile apps will empower you to easily enhance and control your connected life.

Ultimate Wireless Speed*

The Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router EA6500 is built with the latest Draft 802.11ac wireless technology for speeds approximately 3x faster than Wireless-N. The EA6500 is ideal for fast HD video and media streaming.

Superior Wireless Coverage*

The Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router EA6500 is built with high power amplifiers and is designed to achieve ultimate range, increasing HD video and media streaming coverage area in the home.

SimpleTap Technology

Easily connect Wi-Fi devices to your home network with a push of a button (WPS) or a tap (included SimpleTap card to connect NFC-enabled devices). Through a Cisco Connect Cloud mobile app, you can use Wi-Fi Protected Setup to easily add devices without having to go to your router. Once you have a Cisco Connect Cloud account, you can use the included SimpleTap card to easily add NFC-enabled mobile devices by tapping your card on the NFC-enabled device.

2 USB Ports**

Simultaneously access and share your stored USB content and printer.

Broad Wireless Compatibility

Connect computers, HDTVs, media players, game consoles, smartphones, printers and more to your network and Internet connection. The Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router EA6500 is backward compatible with a/b/g/n Devices.

The Power of Dual-Band

Double your network bandwidth with dual-band N (2.4 and 5 GHz) designed to help avoid interference and maximize throughput for smoother HD video streaming, file transfers, and wireless gaming.

Benefits of Gigabit

Use the four Gigabit ports for quick file sharing, 10x faster than standard Ethernet, between other Gigabit-enabled devices.

DLNA Certified Media Server

The built-in DLNA Certified media server enables media streaming to your TV, Xbox 360, PS3, or other DLNA compatible devices.

SpeedBoost Technology

Higher quality antenna technology helps to maintain high speeds across greater distances throughout your home for maximum wireless coverage and in-home mobility.

Advanced Security

Help keep your network and personal information protected with advanced WPA2 encryption and integrated firewall.

Quality of Service (QoS)

Traffic prioritization technology delivers smoother performance for music, voice and video.

Quick to Install

Included Cisco Connect software helps you set up your home wireless network in a few easy steps.

IPv6 Enabled

The Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router EA6500 supports the latest Internet Protocol technology to future-proof your network.

*Maximum Performance derived from IEEE Standard 802.11 specifications (draft specifications for 802.11ac). Actual performance can vary, including lower wireless network capacity, data throughput rate, range and coverage. Performance depends upon many factors, conditions and variables, including products used, interference and other adverse conditions. 802.11ac 1300 Mbps in the 5GHz Band is approximately 3 x faster than 802.11n 450 Mbps in the 2.4GHz Band. An 802.11ac adapter will be needed to achieve 11ac data rates and up to 1300 Mbps wireless speeds may be achieved when connecting to other 802.11ac 1300 Mbps devices.

**May require a software/firmware update available for download at linksys.com/support.


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  • Easy setup
  • Best-in-class security
  • 24/7 award-winning customer support
  • 1 year hardware limited warranty; 90 day complimentary assisted support (includes only technical phone support and live online chat support). Cisco's online support resources are available 24/7


Linksys EA6500 AC1750 Retail Package
What Your Purchase Includes
  • Linksys EA6500 Dual-Band AC Router with Gigabit and 2xUSB
  • CD-ROM with Setup Software and Resources
  • Ethernet Cable
  • Power Adapter
  • SimpleTap Card
  • Package Dimensions: 12 11/32" W x 9 1/4" H x 2 9/16" D


  • Model: Linksys EA6500-CA
  • Technology: Wireless-AC
  • Bands: Simultaneous 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
  • Transmit/Receive: 3 x 3 for 2.4 GHz, 3 x 3 for 5 GHz
  • Antennas: 6 Internal
  • OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac
  • Software Setup: CD Install
  • Ethernet Ports x Speed: 4 x Gigabit
  • Cisco Connect Software: Yes, App Enabled
  • USB Port: Yes, Shared Storage, Virtual USB and Media Server


  • PC: Wi-Fi enabled PC with CD or DVD drive, running Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista SP1 or later, or Windows 7
  • Mac: Wi-Fi enabled Mac with CD or DVD drive, running OS X Leopard 10.5.8 or later, Snow Leopard 10.6.1 or later, or Lion 10.7 or later
  • Web Browser: Internet Explorer 8, Safari 5, or Firefox 8 or Chrome
  • HD/3D Video Streaming: Requires a minimum of 100 Mbps transfer speed, actual performance may vary

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Average Review: Number of reviews: 2
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  A reviewer from Manitouwadge, ON
A must for home networking., July 13th, 2014
Bought as an upgrade to replace ISP's cable router. Put cable router into bridge mode and connectted EA6500.Made smart wifi account and used my Ipad to set up all the devices in the house. Installation went amazingly smooth. And to top it off, no more dropped connections and a huge boost in internet speed over the ISP's router. Would definetly recommend this router.

  Wilson Liu from Toronto, ON
It's stable and better than I expected..., May 23rd, 2013
It's stable and better than I expected... Happy to have it for 3 months...

  Mohamed Benguettaf from METEO Algeria
Performance , super design, November 24th, 2012
un leader Mondial , restera toujours un leader

  A reviewer from lévis,qc,canada
4 month and its the best everr, June 28th, 2013
I use so much wifi that i killed 3 routers and i was looking for the best ! and the Linksys EA6500 is the top of the top, its so fast, never lag its te best i recomment it 120 % ;D

  A reviewer from Quebec,Canada
review, April 29th, 2013
I killed 4 router in 3 year so i wanted to buy a good router i use alot of wifi and lan internet and its the best router ever the wifi is faster like the cable rj45 its so amazing ! i recommend it 120 % no regret at all ;)