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Linksys EA6900 AC1900 Tomato FlashRouter

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Quick Overview

• Dual Band AC1900 Mbps
• 800 MHz Broadcom Processor
• OpenVPN & PPTP Client Ready
• Tomato Shibby Firmware Installed More Info

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Reg. Price $449.99

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Reg. Price $449.99

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EA6900 Tomato = Open-Source Linksys Wireless-AC

The Linksys EA6900 FlashRouter is the beefed up, next evolution of the Linksys E4200, an all-time best selling TomatoUSB wireless router classic with a boost and a twist. 

Upgrading from top-end Wireless-N to top-end Wireless-AC, the FlashRouter Linksys EA6900 upgraded with Tomato offers twice the max wireless capabilities at 1900 Mbps with almost 100% more processing power at 800 MHz.

The twist is the return of external antennas to a Linksys model. With these three powerful external antennas, be prepared for extended range, WiFi transmission power, and upgradability. Currently, this is the only Linksys Tomato model we offer with external antennas.

So if you are a big fan of the Linksys E4200 and looking for the Wireless-AC upgrade with some more perks, the FlashRouter Linksys AC1900 EA6900 is the ideal wireless router for you.

Ready for Powerful Streaming & Total VPN Integration

FlashRouters takes this excellent Linksys hardware and unleashes its full potential by upgrading the firmware to a fully-featured Tomato build. This allows for OpenVPN, PPTP or L2TP VPN-client integration with your office or preferred VPN service provider, advanced control over transmission power of your WiFi, and full control over all of your network traffic that can simultaneously run on both a 5Ghz band for HD streaming and 2.4Ghz band for online computer connections. 

The Linksys EA6900 is built to handle multiple wireless streams with ease. The advanced processing power means reduced buffering for streaming video which in turn means you get to watch uninterrupted HD movies and play online games on your PS4 or XboxOne without stalling. For that reason alone, it is the most popular router for users seeking upgraded HD streaming video quality to watch Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant Video, Vudu, BBC iPlayer and more! 

Wireless-AC Speed, Wireless-N Compatible

Offering the highest available dual band wireless speeds with up to 1900 Mbps Wireless-AC (600 2.4 Mbps & 1300 5.0 Mbps), the EA6900 Tomato FlashRouter VPN Router delivers the fastest performance to handle a large amount of connected device.

Backwards compatible with Wireless-N/A/B/G/H devices like Xbox One, Rokus, iPad & PS4s, to old laptops - those looking for high quality HD video streaming for Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Instant or improved Skype video chat/FaceTime, the Linksys EA6900 FlashRouter VPN Tomato device is created to handle it and more!

Popular EA6900 Tomato Setup Options

Adding Tomato allows for VPN service integration with PPTP for just about any provider and OpenVPN for most providers. Tomato firmware is currently the preferred method of connecting via OpenVPN for its improved stability and functionality over DD-WRT at this time. 

For more information on VPN service support, review the VPN Service Tab for supported services and protocols for the EA6900 Tomato FlashRouter.

NEW! Dual Gateway Support

Looking to put your Tomato router in two virtual locations at once? Pick and choose which devices in your home will connectthrouughVPN and which will go through your local/standard Internet connection with ease.

Additionally, with new Tomato ARM builds, you can set specific websites to go through VPN, while any other websites you visit will connect through your local ISP IP address. If you would like for example for to go through VPN, while other sites stay through your local ISP, with new Tomato builds you can simply make a list of website to tunnel through VPN and click Save.

What Makes a FlashRouters a Permium Wireless Router Experience?

The FlashRouter Tomato Linksys EA6900 V1 arrives pre-installed with a recent, tested, stable Tomato firmware build. Forget spending hours deciphering the Tomato forums/website/Wiki for the correct hardware version and proper build only to discover that you've improperly flashed your device and bricked it.

Each FlashRouter arrives at your doorstep with a personalized setup guide that is tailored to your requested network information, making your network centerpiece installation as simple as possible. The right router, the right firmware, right now!

FlashRouters steps in to offer what many router manufacturers won't: better firmware, network configuration assistance, and responsive American tech support that will actually answer your questions.

  • Free VPN Service Integration: Have a preferred VPN provider? We'll configure the FlashRouter for you and ship it out with the setup guide for your chosen provider. Don't worry if you might change providers. Our routers are not locked into a single service and we will gladly provide the information to help you switch over.

    Choosing a provider allows us to send a targeted guide and let our team know what service they might have to assist in setting up. This allows us to expedite all of our potential support team questions and.
  • Custom Configuration & Setup Guide Included: Include your preferred router setup options in the order checkout comments and a FlashRouter configuration specialist tailor your new router to your networking plan.
  • International Dual Voltage (100v - 240v) power adapter with a US plug. Affordable International plug adapters are also available for UK, EU and AU.
  • Free Online Tech Support: Should you run into an issue during Internet or VPN setup, our skilled Tomato techs can assist in getting the connection up and running. Read more about this option under the Support Plan tab.
  • Tomato Warranty: Tomato firmware installation done on your own voids manufacturer warranties and risks the functionality of the router. FlashRouters provides a free 90-Day Warranty for our hand done Tomato installations. 
  • Worldwide Shipping via USPS & FedEx.
Want more insight into all Tomato firmware offers & how it differs from DD-WRT?

Review the basics of Tomato firmware or watch our Tomato info video:


Additional Information

Firmware Upgrade
Wireless Frequency Band(s)
Dual Band (2.4/ 5 GHz)
Wireless Data Rates
AC1900 (450+1450Mbps)
Wireless Standards
IEEE 802.11 a/c b/g/n
Ethernet Port Type
Gigabit (10/100/1000Mbps)
Ethernet Ports
USB Ports
2 USB ( 1 x USB 3.0 & 1 x USB 2.0)
Antenna Type:
Number of Antennas
Wireless Security
WPA Personal, WPA Enterprise, WPA2 Personal, WPA2 Enterprise, WPA2 Personal Mixed, WPA2 Enterprise Mixed, RADIUS, WEP
Processor Brand:
Processor Model:
Processor Speed
800 MHz (Dual Core)
Flash Memory (MB)
Power Adapter
100v-240v ~50-60Hz (Compatible Worldwide)
Volt Input
12v 3.5A
Hardware Version
Product Condition
Serial Port(s)
Package Contents
A/C Power Supply, Customized Setup Guide, Ethernet Cable
90 Day Limited Warranty
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What Makes A FlashRouterDifferent?

Forget spending hours deciphering and testing the DD-WRT forums/website/Wiki for the correct hardware version and proper build only to discover that you've improperly flashed your device and bricked it.

FlashRouters offers what many router manufacturers won't: better firmware plus basic network and VPN service configuration assistance from responsive and highly trained USA tech support that will actually answer your questions.

  • DD-WRT OR TOMATO PREINSTALLED: A tested and stable firmware build with enhanced security by one of our customization experts.
  • FREE PLUG AND PLAY VPN SERVICE PRE-CONFIGURATION: Enter your VPN username, password and preferred server location in final step of checkout.
  • FREE ONLINE TECH SUPPORT: E-mail & remote Teamviewer included.
  • DD-WRT & TOMATO WARRANTY: We include our own open-source firmware warranty.
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