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D-Link DWA-556 Wireless N PCI-E Desktop Adaptor

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D-Link DWA-556 Wireless N PCI-E Desktop Adaptor

A Quick Setup Wizard guides users step-by-step in their own language through the installation process, allowing them to configure this Adaptor 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 adaptor is the best choice for easily adding or upgrading wireless connectivity to a PCI Express-enabled desktop computer. All the products in our Wireless N range come with an 11 year warranty, reflecting the potential life of these products. By offering an 11 year warranty, we want to share our enthusiasm for this technical breakthrough with our customers.

The DWA-556 Wireless N PCI Express Adaptor is a draft 802.11n client device for desktop PCs with a PCI Express (PCIe) slot available. It is faster than 802.11g wireless adaptors 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 adaptor’s board and the host computer and in addition has lower power requirements. With three antennae, to make the most of Wireless N technology, this adaptor 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 adaptor 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 adaptor supports WPA/WPA2 security and WEP data encryption to help prevent outside intrusion and protect personal information.

  •  Stay connected - from virtually anywhere in your large home or garden
  •  Ultimate performance - stream HD video, music, share files and go online wirelessly
  •  Maximum security - WPA/WPA2 and WEP data encryption to prevent outside intrusion to your network

Antenna Type : 3 x 2.0dBi Dipole Antennas
Form Factor : Wireless PCI Express Adaptor
Frequency Band : 2.4 GHz
Height : 1.1 cm
Interface : PCI
LED Status Indicators : 1 x Activity
Model Name : DWA-556
Operating Humidity : 10 to 90 %
Operating Systems Supported : Microsoft Windows XP, 2000, Vista
Operating Temperature : 0 to 40 °C
Product Type : Wireless USB Adaptor
Regulations : FCC Class B, CE, IC, C-Tick
RF Network Standard : 802.11b/g/draft n
Standards : IEEE 802.11n (Draft 2.0), IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b
System Requirements : 20MB Hard Disk Space, CD-ROM, 1 x PCI Express Slot, Recommended Use with Xtreme N Gigabit Router (DIR-655)
Transmit Power : 17 dBm
Warranty : 11 Year Warranty
Weight : 0.23 kg
Width : 6.9 cm
Wireless Type : Wireless B, G, Draft N

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