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Supercharged Home Networking

- January 18, 2011 - 7 Comments

Meet our newest family member – the Linksys E4200 Maximum Performance Dual-Band Wireless-N Router. Designed for optimum home theater performance, the E4200 works seamlessly with the latest entertainment devices, like Internet TVs, iPads, and smart phones, featuring speeds of up to 450 Mbps for smooth video streaming and uninterrupted gaming.

The E4200’s new USB feature makes it easy to add external storage to the network, and because it is an UPnP Media server, you can easily store, share and stream movies, music and games to other devices around the home.  The USB port also has plans for converting to a Virtual USB port which will also enable printers to easily connect to the network so all users in the home can print wirelessly. The included Cisco Connect software continues to provide simple three-step setup and network management tools such as parental controls and guest access

Here are the specs:

Simultaneous dual-band wireless-N

Four gigabit ports

3×3 antenna configuration

Internal and external amplifiers coupled with six antennas

Next-generation industrial design

So tell us… what would you do with the ultra-powerful Linksys E4200?


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  1. Looking good, did you guys think of USB Printer support? And what about optimized gaming? Also I would love to see an option to enable guest network WITHOUT a password if possible and an option to use WDS with other routers.

    • Hi Michiel -- Yes on the USB port. We'll be making it upgradable to Virtual USB in a few months so you'll be able to plug printers into the USB port. we added this feature because of customers like you - asking for it.

      • And what about adding guest networks without a password? and WDS support?

  2. Does it overheat like my e3000 did?

  3. No mention of IPv6 support, why is this not a requirement for any router made in 2011?

  4. I keep reading about how GoogleTv and others are trying to make them all-in-one, however I prefer to keep them separate. I have been reading up on the E4200 and am very excited about this product.

  5. What about WDS support?