LinkSys Wireless-N Low Profile PCI Adapter with Dual-Band
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Radio band selectable to avoid wireless congestion! The Ultra RangePlus Wireless-N PCI Adapter with Dual-Band adds wireless connectivity to your desktop computer. Install it into an available slot in your computer, and enjoy great high-speed wireless network access without running wires. The Wireless-N PCI Adapter uses the very latest wireless networking technology, Wireless-N (draft 802.11n). By overlaying the signals of multiple radios for each band, Wireless-Ns Multiple In, Multiple Out (MIMO) technology is designed to multiply the effective data rate. Unlike ordinary wireless networking technologies that are confused by signal reflections, MIMO actually uses these reflections to increase the range and reduce dead spots in the wireless coverage area. The robust signal travels farther, maintaining wireless connections much farther than standard Wireless-G. With Wireless-N, the farther away you are, the more speed advantage you get. It works great with standard Wireless-G, -A, and -B equipment, but when both ends of the wireless link are Wireless-N, the throughput can be increased far beyond standard Wireless-G by using twice as much radio band. Dual-band wireless networks are designed to operate in both the 2.4 and 5 gigahertzradio bands at the same time, effectively doubling the available wireless bandwidth. For instance, you could set up your network to handle video streaming on one radio band, and use the other band for simultaneous data transfers -- avoiding any interference or collisions that would degrade the video performance. The Wireless-N PCI Adapter with Dual-Band allows you to connect using whichever band works the best for your situation.
MIMO technology uses multiple radios to create a robust signal that travels farther and reduces dead spots; Supports up to 128-bit encryption security; High-speed Dual-Band Wireless-N (Draft 802.11n) networking for your desktop PC
Compliant Standards (Wireless)
IEEE 802.11a Wireless, IEEE 802.11b Wireless, IEEE 802.11g Wireless G, IEEE 802.11n (Draft 2.0) Wireless
Data and Network Security with 64-bit / 128-bit WEP Data Encryption
WPA, WPA2, WPA2 Personal, WPA & WPA2 Enterprise
Wireless A Data Transfer Rate
Up to 150Mbps
Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS), Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM)
Wireless Selectable Channel Quantity
11 Channels (US, Canada), 13 Channels (European, ETSI)
Maximum Range Indoors
(2) 2 dBi Antenna with Reverse SMA Connector
Supported Windows Operating Systems
Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7
Network Card Interface
32-bit PCI Interface
What's in the Box
Drivers & Utilities
Questions and Answers
Get In the Fast Lane
The Wireless-N PCI Adapter with Dual-Band adds wireless connectivity to your desktop computer. Install it in an available slot in your computer, and enjoy high-speed wireless network access without running wires.
Wireless-N technology uses multiple radios per band to create robust signals for great speed and range, with reduced dead spots. The Dual-Band PCI Adapter operates in the 2.4 and 5 GHz radio bands -- choose the one with least congestion in your area. Offers optimal performance when connected to Wireless-N but also connects to Wireless-G, -B, and -A networks.
Get connected quickly. Installs in your computer's PCI slot. Step-by-step Setup Wizard helps configure your network settings.
Industrial-strength WPA2 encryption helps keep your communications and information private.
- 600 MHz or Faster PC
- 512 MB of RAM
- CD-ROM Drive
- Available PCI Slot
- Up-to-date Windows 2000, XP, Vista or Vista 64-bit Edition
Maximum performance derived from IEEE Standard 802.11 specifications. Actual performance can vary, including lower wireless network capacity, data throughput rate, range and coverage. Performance depends on many factors, conditions and variables, including distance from the access point, volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, operating system used, mix of wireless products used, interference and other adverse conditions.
In the Box
- Wireless-N PCI Adapter with Dual-Band
- Setup Wizard CD-ROM
- User Guide on CD-ROM
- Quick Installation Guide
- Antennas (2)
- Low-Proile Bracket
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