Linksys introduces new Wi-Fi 6E Mesh System

Linksys, the connected home division within Belkin International, has introduced its latest advancements in Wi-Fi and motion detection technology with the Linksys AXE8400 Wi-Fi 6E System and Linksys Aware.

The the Linksys AXE8400 takes advantage of the newly opened 6 GHz band. It has built-in mesh technology, app-based setup, and allows for full access to all three bands so that customers and connected devices, 6E or not, benefit from the system. The Linksys AXE8400 is fully certified with the Wi-Fi Alliance and FCC, ensuring it meets the highest standards for security and safety so consumers can have peace of mind using any device on their network.

The folks at Linksys says it’s an ideal solution for bandwidth-heavy homes and can support multiple activities simultaneously, from at-home working and learning, to VR gaming and media streaming via tri-band (2.4GHz, 5GHz, and 6GHz) capacity and a 5 Gbps WAN port. The device also has four Gigabit LAN ports, and one USB 3.0 port for multiple hardwire or USB connections. 

It covers up to 3,000 square feet per node and is designed to manage the demands of more than 65 devices all sharing the same bandwidth. It’s designed to eliminate dead spots and provide high-speed connectivity for an entire home – backyard and outdoor devices included.

The Linksys AXE8400 system is compatible with Linksys Intelligent Mesh products, including previous versions, to support all smart devices whether 6E-certified or not, and uses the same app-based setup as other Linksys mesh solutions. It houses proprietary technology combined with the industry’s highest standards and certifications.

The Linksys AXE8400 will be available in the spring or summer at a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of US$449.99 (1-pack), $849.99 (2-pack), and $1,199.99 (3-pack) from Linksys.com; global availability is slated to follow in the second half of 2021.