Linksys’s official eBay storefront is offering the Linksys 802.11ac Dual Band Open Source Router for $54.99 shipped. For comparison, Amazon has it at $160 for a new one and this is the best we can find for it. Rated 4/5 stars by nearly 4,800 Amazon shoppers.
Linksys WRT1900AC Router Features:
- Wireless-AC, up to 4.3x faster than N technology: Simultaneous dual-band speed up to 600 Mbps (2.4 GHz) + 1300 Mbps (5 GHz) for media – intensive applications
- 4 high-performance antennas: Engineered to enhance dual-band communication, four external, adjustable antennas ensure supreme Wi-Fi signal strength in multilevel homes and small offices
- Dual Core 1.6 GHz CPU: Powerful CPU promotes simultaneous high-speed data processing allowing multiple users to simultaneously game online, stream movies, and transfer files without lagging
- Share content via an external storage device with ultra-fast data transfer speeds. USB 3.0 delivers enhanced performance over USB 2.0; eSATA delivers optimal data transfer speeds from external SATA drives and accommodates USB 2.0
- Users can prioritize devices or websites, gain parental control over content, monitor network activity, turn Wi-Fi access on or off and create select password – protected guest networks. Network Map offers a visual map of the home network
- Open Source Ready: Users gain unprecedented access to customize the router
- Limited lifetime warranty from Linksys
The professional-grade WRT1900ACS Dual-Band Gigabit Wi-Fi Router from Linksys offers speeds up to N600 + AC1300 Mbps in addition to a 1.6GHz dual-core processor that’s designed to push data through the network at lightning-fast speeds.
With 512MB of RAM, more than double the memory of its predecessor, it improves data transfer speeds so large files transfer more quickly. Multiple users can simultaneously game online, stream movies, and transfer files without lag.
The four external antenna configuration expands Wi-Fi coverage in multistory buildings and improves signal strength. The WRT1900ACS also features exclusive Linksys Smart Wi-Fi with Network Map software for total home Wi-Fi control anywhere, anytime. The router is Open Source-ready for users who want to customize their firmware.