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Linksys Releases New MU-MIMO Products: Wireless AP and USB Adapter

Discussion in 'General Wireless Discussion' started by Julio Urquidi, Jul 20, 2016.

  1. Julio Urquidi

    Julio Urquidi News Editor

    Apr 12, 2016
    The Linksys LAPAC2600 is a 4x4 dual-band Wireless AC access point. Rated as an AC2600 wireless device (800 Mbps at 2.4 GHz and 1733 Mbps at 5 GHz), the new AP is targeted towards the segment of the small and medium business market needing to handle BYOD on a budget. As a MU-MIMO device, the access points are also designed to handle multiple MU-MIMO clients simultaneously.

    Built with SMBs in mind, an LAPAC2600AP can centrally manage up to 16 APs through its web admin interface as a single point of control, eliminating the need of WLAN controller. Also, with its Captive Portal feature, businesses can use the access point to set up a branded gateway for guests and customers visiting the SMB’s network.

    Other features include PoE+ and beamforming support and wireless bridge and WDS support.

    Linksys also announced the availability of its WUSB6100M Max Stream AC600 USB MU-MIMO adapter that was announced at CES 2016. The new USB 2.0 adapter supports maximum link rates up to 150 Mbps at 2.4 GHz and 433 Mbps at 5 GHz. Though optimized for other Max Stream products, the WUSB6100M is also compatible with other brands’ routers.


    The Linksys LAPAC2600 Pro AC Dual-band Access Point Featuring MU-MIMO and WUSB6100M AC600 MU-MIMO USB Adapter are available now with MSRP of $499.99 and $59.99 respectively.
    chadster766 and pege63 like this.
  2. sfx2000

    sfx2000 Part of the Furniture

    Aug 11, 2011
    San Diego, CA
    Broadcom, QC-Atheros on the AP side?

    What chipset is in the client?
  3. vartaxe

    vartaxe New Around Here

    Jul 29, 2015
    a review of this would be nice.
  4. lifespeed

    lifespeed Regular Contributor

    Jun 3, 2010
    This is a very interesting product, has anybody tried it?