The Linksys E1500 combines fast speed (up to 300 Mbps), extended range, and amplified signal strength to offer enhanced performance for everyday wireless activities. A MIMO antenna array provides expanded range for your wireless network, and SpeedBoost technology increases signal strength across greater distances for maximum wireless coverage and in-home mobility. WPA/WPA2 encryption and SPI firewall help keep your network protected. Plus, included Cisco Connect software gets you set up in three easy steps and offers powerful tools for ongoing management of your network.
From the Manufacturer
The Linksys SE2500 offers Gigabit speeds
plus a next-generation industrial design
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The Linksys SE2500 5-Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch easily expands your home network at powerful Gigabit speeds of up to 1000 Mbps—10x faster than standard Ethernet. The SE2500 is plug-and-play, so no configuration is required. Simply connect computers, printers, storage, game consoles and other devices and instantly enjoy quick file transfers and media sharing between Gigabit devices. Quality of Service (QoS) traffic prioritization technology automatically optimizes performance for each connected device, so you can enjoy smooth video streaming and gaming. Power-saving features include auto power-down of unused ports, sleep mode when all ports are inactive and smart power for short cable runs.
See how the SE2500 stacks up against the Linksys SE1500 and SE2800 switches below.
Benefits of Gigabit
Upgrade your current Ethernet network to the power of Gigabit and improve your network performance. Get speeds up to 1000 Mbps, 10x faster than standard Ethernet—perfect for quick file and media sharing between Gigabit devices.
Quality of Service
QoS traffic prioritization technology delivers high performance so you can enjoy smooth video streaming and gaming. Auto-sensing ports automatically optimize speed for each connected device.
Plug & Play
This compact switch is designed to conserve desktop space and is easy to use—no configuration required. Simply connect computers, HDTVs, game consoles, media players and more to instantly expand your home network.
Includes special features for optimal power efficiency:
- Auto power-down disables unused ports
- Sleep mode when all ports are inactive
- Smart power for short cable runs
- Port status switch to control LED lights
The rear of the Linksys SE2500 with five Gigabit Ethernet ports
Linksys Switch Comparison
| || || |
|10/100 ||10/100/1000 (Gigabit) ||10/100/1000 (Gigabit) |
|5 ||5 ||8 |
|√ ||√ ||√ |
|802.3, 802.3u ||802.3, 802.3u, 802.3x, |
|802.3, 802.3u, 802.3x, |
|yes - all ports |
|yes - auto-sensing full/half duplex |
|LED on/off toggle |
|Any - no software/drivers required |
|1 year hardware limited warranty |
|Switch, AC Adapter, Quick Start Guide |