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Linksys Max Stream AC4000 MU MIMO Wi Fi Tri Band Router Compatible with Alexa EA9300 Renewed

Last Updated: September 26, 2019 (Refresh Now)
4.8
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
58
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
3
Spam Test
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Quad Core
PROCESSOR TYPE
Yes
WIFI
Yes
FM RADIO

Review Summary - 55 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Wifi
 22
router, linksys, refurbished router, new router, wifi connection
+45%
-55%
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" ...  WiFi worked for the 1st day and then stopped broadcasting WiFi.  ...  "
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" ...  spend 2hrs + with linksys who determined unit was defective as it was unable to broadcast a wifi signal.  ...  "
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" ...  The wifi signals are no stronger than my old router and it actually does less.  ...  "
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" ...  But this router simply didn't work.  ...  "
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" ...  Out of the box it cannot recognize the internet connection nor does it show its own WiFi connection.  ...  "
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" ...  Is almost impossible to connect to WiFi,have to try a number of times,still haven't gotten WPS to connect. ... WiFi keeps dropping out.  ...  "
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" ...  5G wifi speed was very slow only connects at wireless N speeds not AC  ...  "
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" ...  Wi-Fi drops at unregulated intervals.  ...  "
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Network
 21
wifi, linksys, signal, speeds, signal strength
+48%
-52%
comment
" ...  However, I've used Linksys Wireless devices since the days of the classic WRT54G. ... The wireless coverage in a 1,800 sqft home with this over the garage was just unsatisfactory down to the den.  ...  "
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" ...  5G wifi speed was very slow only connects at wireless N speeds not AC  ...  "
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" ...  Router keeps failing, so far am unable to obtain a replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  This router lasted 4 days before it died completely. ... Before that it would drop wifi signal several times a day requiring a reboot.  ...  "
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" ...  WiFi worked for the 1st day and then stopped broadcasting WiFi.  ...  "
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" ...  First it stopped broadcasting SSID. ... This time it would just drop internet and disconnect all devices saying invalid password.  ...  "
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" ...  Router is useless - power cycles every 5 minutes. ... Wi-Fi drops at unregulated intervals.  ...  "
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" ...  spend 2hrs + with linksys who determined unit was defective as it was unable to broadcast a wifi signal.  ...  "
ISP
 13
linksys, internet, routers, perfectly, old
+69%
-31%
comment
" ...  5g connections works perfectly, 2g connections works really really far away from the router.  ...  "
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" ...  I called linksys and their agent was great.  ...  "
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" ...  The router is easy to set up, and I was able to more than double my internet speed.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great router!!  ...  "
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" ...  Verified internet connection by directly connecting to my computer.  ...  "
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" ...  So much better than my Spectrum router. ... So as of now I highly recommend this router.  ...  "
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" ...  It works well in place where my old router couldn't reach.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 11
refurbished, working, works, new, months
+18%
-82%
comment
" ...  I purchased a refurbished unit so I can't rate a new one.  ...  "
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" ...  unclear what issue was but this refurb unit was DOA.  ...  "
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" ...  It is a guaranteed refurbished unit and it doesn't work. ... Hate that I wanted time with this defective unit.  ...  "
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" ...  They tried to help me but it was a lost cause.  ...  "
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" ...  Turn on and off works, then does it repeatedly.  ...  "
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" ...  Unit began malfunctioning - re-setting itself - after 5 days.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought this as a refurbished unit. ... Refurbished failed miserably in their job and wasted time and money for me.  ...  "
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" ...  It quit working.  ...  "
Setup
 8
easy, devices, router, linksys, wifi
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  Easy to set up, great signal strength, able to connect all my wireless devices (two Streaming TVs, 4 computers, two Kindles, two printers, two iPhones, one ROKU Receiver, One Samsung Tablet, and two Smart DVD Players.  ...  "
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" ...  The router is easy to set up, and I was able to more than double my internet speed.  ...  "
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" ...  NO PROBLEMS YET & SET TOOK MAYBE 10 - 15 MINUTES TOP.  ...  "
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" ...  Set up was easy.  ...  "
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" ...  The streamlined set up process was very quick and easy, and once set up, all my devices immediately connected to it. ... However, the available settings and control options are certainly adequate for most home settings, and they do make set up faster and more easy than it has been on some other routers.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 8
connected, connect, internet, connection, would
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  This item was great, for about a week, then the whole 2.4 GHz side, which I use for all my home automation items, just dies and fast and swift death.  ...  "
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" ...  With two phones, a computer, two TV’s, 2 Fire Sticks and 2 tablets, I have zero connection issues.  ...  "
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" ...  We have about 30 devices connected at any time and it has no problem handling it.  ...  "
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" ...  That included setting up all my devices. ... I have 25 devices in my home that connect to it.  ...  "
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" ...  YOU HAVE COMPLETE CONTROL OF ALL DEVICES CONNECTED.  ...  "
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" ...  The streamlined set up process was very quick and easy, and once set up, all my devices immediately connected to it.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 5
easy, router, internet, immediately, devices
+100%
comment
" ...  It’s a little hard to figure out because of all the options but once you do it works great.  ...  "
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" ...  The router is easy to set up, and I was able to more than double my internet speed.  ...  "
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" ...  Set up was easy.  ...  "
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" ...  The streamlined set up process was very quick and easy, and once set up, all my devices immediately connected to it.  ...  "
Marketplace
 5
seller, mistake, first, back
+20%
-80%
comment
" ...  Never buy refurbished or recertified.  ...  "
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" ...  Worldwide distributors is no help.  ...  "
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" ...  I made the mistake of not checking seller first on accident and got a new seller with no history so I truly feel that was my real problem and my mistake.  ...  "
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" ...  I was told they were sorry, this is the policy.  ...  "
Capacity
 4
home, garage, coverage, wifi, also
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  Range is also very good, I have a 4000 sq ft home, 5000 + including basement, and have no issues with the wifi signal, complete coverage!  ...  "
comment
" ...  Even my detached garage has a great signal now.  ...  "
Software Platform
 3
give, fire, connection
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  App is great.  ...  "
comment
" ...  With two phones, a computer, two TV’s, 2 Fire Sticks and 2 tablets, I have zero connection issues.  ...  "
Firmware
 3
firmware
-100%
comment
" ...  To the tech junkies you can not load DD-WRT or any other firmware.  ...  "
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" ...  Contacted Linksys, and was told it was a "firmware issue" and needed to return.  ...  "
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" ...  I will write another update if Linksys decides to fix this problem for me.  ...  "
Ports
 3
ethernet, router, wired, routers, linksys
+67%
-33%
comment
" ...  Verified internet connection by directly connecting to my computer.  ...  "

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Specifications

Performance
Processor Type:  Quad Core 
Connectivity
WiFi:  Yes 
FM Radio:  Yes 
Quad Core
PROCESSOR TYPE
Yes
WIFI
Yes
FM RADIO