Ultimate Performance with PCIe interface
The DWA-556 Wireless N PCI Express Adapter is a draft 802.11n client device for desktop PCs with a PCI Express (PCIe) slot available. It is faster than 802.11g wireless adapters with the added benefit of PCI Express technology.
PCIe technology offers several advantages over the common PCI interface, such as a higher speeds between the adapter's board and the host computer and in addition has lower power requirements.
Get Connected, Stay Connected
With three antennae, to make the most of Wireless N technology, this adapter provides wireless coverage that is up to 5 times further than 802.11g and raw data throughput of up to 300 Mbps. Wireless performance will be maximized by connecting this adapter to a Wireless N router or Access Point so users can stay connected from virtually anywhere in their home. It can also be used with 802.11g and 802.11b wireless networks to enable significantly improved reception.
This adapter supports WPA/WPA2 security and WEP data encryption to help prevent outside intrusion and protect personal information.
Easy To Setup, Easy To Use
A Quick Setup Wizard guides users step-by-step in their own language through the installation process, allowing them to configure this Adapter without having to call a networking expert for help.
A Wireless Manager is included with this product to keep track of all of the most frequently accessed networks.
With unrivalled wireless performance, reception and security, this adapter is the best choice for easily adding or upgrading wireless connectivity to a PCI Express-enabled desktop computer.
1 Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE standard 802.11g and draft 802.11n specifications. 802.11n speeds obtainable when operating with Wireless N products. Actual data throughput may vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental factors may adversely affect wireless signal range.
Wireless N products are based on draft IEEE 802.11n specifications and are not guaranteed to be forward compatible with future versions of the IEEE 802.11n specifications. Compatibility with draft 802.11n devices from other manufacturers is not guaranteed. All references to speed are for comparison purposes only. Product specifications, size and shape are subject to change without notice and actual product appearance may differ from that depicted herein.
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