Cisco updates its Linksys E4200 router, introducing the E4200 v2 wireless N router. Dubbed as Maximum Performance Dual-Band N900 router, the new version of E4200 features 3X3 spatial streams on both the 2.4Ghz and 5GHz band for faster wireless speeds up to 450 Mbps in each band, delivering a wireless performance of up to a total of 900Mbps. With dual-band support, network bandwidth is doubled to avoid interference and maximize throughput for smoother and faster HD video streaming, file transfers, and wireless gaming.
The E4200 v2 comes with internal and external amplifiers, which coupled with six antennas help increase the signal strength across greater distances, providing improved home network coverage and reducing dead spots. The router offers four Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports and has built-in USB port for sharing USB storage device over the network. It is also equipped with a faster 1.2Ghz processor for quicker downloads from a USB connected storage drive, and offers greater range for use in large or multi-room homes.
The Linksys E4200 v2 is Home Theater Ready with QoS traffic prioritization technology and comes with built-in uPnP Media Server. It is iPv6 Enabled and supports WPA2 encryption and SPI firewall for protecting the wireless network.
The Cisco Linksys E4200 v2 is priced at $199.99. Or you can get the value bundles:
- Wireless-N Extender Bundle – Linksys E4200 v2 + RE1000 Wireless-N Extender/Bridge
- Wireless-N Computer Bundle – Linksys E4200 v2 + AE2500 Wireless-N USB Adapter
- Wireless-N Camera Bundle – Linksys E4200 v2 + WVC80N Wireless-N Camera