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- Dual-band technology for versatile and interference-free wireless connectivity. 2.4GHz support allows email and Web surfing, while the 5GHz band is great for glitch-free HD video streaming, faster gaming, and lag-free Skype and Facetime calling.
- Backward compatible with all of your wireless products — no updates or adapters necessary. Supports the latest Wi-Fi standard, 802.11ac, as well as 802.11a/b/g/n standards. (Wireless 802.11ac router required for maximum wireless speeds.)
- USB connectivity for easy installation on both laptop and desktop PCs. NOTE: For use with Windows 7 or Windows XP SP3 only. Also requires an available USB port and 20MB hard disk space.
- Includes WPA and WPA2 encryption for greater wireless security. WPS push-button set-up simplifies configuration.
|automatic speed sensing||yes|
|Certifications & Standards||IEEE Standards: 802.11ac; 802.11n; 802.11g; 802.11a|
|connector type||USB 2.0|
|dimensions||3.8"H x 1.1"W x 0.5"D|
|Host Interface||USB 3.0|
|ISM Maximum Frequency||2.40 GHz|
|manufacturer||D-Link Systems, Inc.|
|maximum data transfer rate||480 Mbps (USB 2.0 limit; for 2.4GHz Wi-Fi, max rate is 300 Mbps)|
|number of users per network||1|
|operating system compatibility||Windows XP Service Pack 3; Windows 7|
|plug and play||yes|
|security/encryption||WPA; WPA2; 128-bit WEP; WPS PIN; WPS PBC|
|System Requirements||CD-ROM Drive; 20MB Hard Disk Space; USB Port; Operating Systems:Windows 7; Windows XP SP2/SP3; Web Browsers:Internet Explorer v7; Mozilla Firefox v3.0|
|UNII Maximum Frequency||5 GHz|
|virtual private network (VPN) support||no|
|warranty length||1-year limited|
|Weight (Approximate)||0.80 oz|
|What's Included||Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter; Quick Install Guide; CD-ROM|
|Wireless LAN Standard||IEEE 802.11ac|
|Wireless Security||WPA; WPS; WPA2|
|Wireless Transmission Speed||1.17 Gbit/s|
From the Manufacturer|
The Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter (DWA-182) delivers powerful wireless AC technology to your desktop or notebook computer. Simply plug the adapter into an available USB port and connect to a wireless network to access a secure, highspeed internet connection – 2.4GHz (300Mbps) or 5GHz (up to 867Mbps)1. And with integrated Dual Band technology, you’ll have reduced Wi-Fi interference to maximize throughput for faster streaming, gaming, and Skype calls.
Revolutionary AC Speed - Get up to 1200Mbps for flawless HD streaming to multiple devices and lag-free gaming
Dual Band Connectivity - Delivers Dual Band connectivity for intelligent, versatile, interference-free bandwidth
Backward Compatible - Backward compatible with all of your current wireless products Quickly and easily establish a fast, secure home network that will have you browsing, streaming, and watching in minutes.
USB 3.0 Performance
High-performance wireless networking with USB 3.0 SuperSpeed* throughput on your desktop or laptop computer. Backward compatible with USB 2.0.
*Supported on the DWA-182 version C1
Wireless AC - World's Fastest Wi-FiWhat does Wireless AC mean for your home network? Flawless HD video streaming, faster gaming, and lag-free Skype and Facetime calls, all with less Wi-Fi interference for smooth, lightning-fast performance. And while your home gains all the cutting-edge benefits of AC, D-Link’s Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter is also compatible with all of your current Wireless N products.
Interference-Free BandwidthThe Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter(DWA-182) delivers Dual Band technology to your home network for intelligent, versatile, interference-free bandwidth. Check your email and surf the Internet on the 2.4GHz band; or game, make Skype calls and stream HD movies to multiple devices using the cleaner, interference-free 5GHz band. Whatever you like to do online, Dual Band has you covered.
Easy WPS Push Button SetupQuickly and easily establish a fast, secure home network that will have you browsing, streaming, and watching in minutes. It’s as easy as push and connect!
Compatible With All Your Wireless ProductsWhile the Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter delivers cutting-edge 802.11ac speed to your home network, it’s also backward compatible with all of your current wireless products – no updates or adapters necessary.
Wireless AC USB Adapter Comparison
|Interface with available USB Port||
Supports USB 3.0 SuperSpeed performance (DWA-182 C1 model)
|OS Support||• Windows 8, 7, or XP SP3|
||• IEEE 802.11ac (Draft)|
• IEEE 802.11n
• IEEE 802.11g
• IEEE 802.11a
|Security||• Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA™ & WPA2™)|
• Wi-Fi Protected Setup - PIN & PBC
|Antenna Type||• Integrated antenna|
|Operating Voltage||• 5.0VDC ±10%|
• 510 mA (USB 3.0) - DWA-182 version C1
|Operating Temperature||• 32 to 104 ˚F (0 to 40 ˚C)|
|Operating Humidity||• 10% to 90% (Non-condensing)|
|Dimensions||• 3.8" x 1.1" x 0.5" (97.3 x 29.1 x 13.5 mm)|
• 0.05 lbs (20.5 grams)
|USB Cradle||• Included with DWA-182 Revision A1 model only|
|Certifications||• FCC Class B|
• Wi-Fi Protected Setup
|Warranty||• 1-Year Limited Warranty|
Maximum wireless signal rate derived from draft IEEE 802.11ac specification and IEEE Standard 802.11n specification. D-Link makes no warranties as to forward compatibility with future standards or compatibility with draft 802.11ac devicesfrom other manufacturers. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate.Environmental factors may adversely affect wireless signal range. Up to 867Mbps wireless speeds achieved when connecting to other 802.11ac devices. Data throughput may also be limited by the product’s interface, less than 480 Mbps for a USB 2.0 interface. The inclusion of a specific product or manufacturer does not imply its endorsement of D-Link or the D-Link product. Computer must adhere to Microsoft’s recommended System Requirements. Using a USB 1.1 port will affect deviceperformance. 24/7 Basic Installation Support is available only in the USA for the first 30 days from date of original purchase. 1-Year Limited Warranty available only in the USA and Canada. Computer must adhere toMicrosoft’s recommended System Requirements. Please contact Microsoft for details. Latest software and documentation are available at http://support.dlink.com.
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