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Linksys-ea4500.33966909
9.1 out of 10

Linksys EA4500

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Reviews and Problems with Linksys EA4500

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Overall 2
2.0

Came dead out of the box. So much for ...

Chris Fabiano, Amazon
13 October 2014
  • Summary: Came dead out of the box. So much for "certified refurbished." Don't call the number it gives you if you have problems. Call Amazon directly.
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Overall 1
1.0

Intermittent Connectivity and inability to stream media not fixed by lackluster customer support

DK_Los_Angeles, CNET
19 September 2014
  • Summary: I purchased the EA4500 a year ago (27-September2013) at the advice of Cisco/Linksys customer support.I called them when the old Cisco router I had was not ‘playing nice with my Cisco Range Extender (RE1000).They said the Range Extender was most compatible with the EA4500.
  • Pros: it is replaceable
  • Cons: Intermittent Connectivity, inability to stream media, lackluster customer support
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Overall 2
2.0

the summary, don't buy it!

salim, Amazon
14 September 2014
  • Summary: Not recommended to buy it at all, in the begin you will find it working normally, but actually it is not. I noticed lately that the wireless connection is on on my cell phone (nexus 5), and every thing working as it look, FINE. The point is, I'm waiting for an email very important email. I just left my apt to call some. suddenly. I received the email.
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Overall 2
2.0

Not Good

Toby Koch "Toby K", Amazon
9 September 2014
  • Summary: It was dead out of the box. I was really disappointed.
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Overall 2
2.0

Do Not Buy!!!

Amazon Customer, Amazon
4 August 2014
  • Summary: I purchased this a little over a month ago and have had problems consistently since purchasing. I have worked with Linksys tech support multiple times on my original and a replacement router. They are now claiming the second is defective as well and are sending me a 2nd replacement (my 3rd router). My ISP gives me 80mb+ and using the router/modem they provided me I can get those speeds wirelessly. When I connect to the Linksys I cant get anything better than 20mb.
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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 2
2.0

User Review

mwb716, Walmart
24 July 2014
  • Summary: I purchased this router to upgrade my wifi from my old N300 router. I was very disappointed in the routers performance. I did see a significant upgrade in my speed, but the signal is week. I live in a two story house and got very poor reception from both the 2.4 and 5 ghz on the second floor with the router in my living room down stairs. My old N300 had great signal but with our wifi needs growing it just could not keep up.
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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 2
2.0

User Review

mwb716, Walmart
24 July 2014
  • Summary: I purchased this router to upgrade my wifi from my old N300 router. I was very disappointed in the routers performance. I did see a significant upgrade in my speed, but the signal is week. I live in a two story house and got very poor reception from both the 2.4 and 5 ghz on the second floor with the router in my living room down stairs. My old N300 had great signal but with our wifi needs growing it just could not keep up.
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Overall 2
2.0

Decent range, but can't stream audio/video to save its life.

addison.bass, CNET
8 July 2014
  • Summary: I've had this router for about 2 years now and it was a mistake. Everything about it is fantastic except for its most important function... streaming audio and video. Laptops, iPads, phones... they're all the same. It'll quickly load a few seconds of video and then completely stall for minutes at a time before it will load more. If I go unplug it for 10 minutes and let it cool down, it'll stream OK for another hour or two and then completely fail again. Oh well...
  • Pros: Range, looks, set-up software, mobile apps
  • Cons: Very poor intermittent streaming issues, runs hot
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Overall 2
2.0

Terrible

Santana24s, CNET
19 June 2014
  • Pros: Worked great for first few months, I'll give them that.
  • Cons: Very unreliable
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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 2
2.0

User Review

SavvyUser, Walmart
7 June 2014
  • Summary: I have owned 5+ Linksys wireless routers in the past 10 years, always trying to purchase the latest device to easily handle current throughput plus future growth for our home of 4. Although Linksys states handles 12 devices, one apple ipad data throughput will knock off other computers. The Panasonic internet ready TV data throughput will also knock other devices off line.
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