D-Link® Wireless N900 Dual Band USB Adapter Item # 374699
Connect to the Internet at high speeds with this adapter
- Wireless N900 provides up to 900Mbps on dual-band connectivity.
- Dual-band technology provides smooth, high-speed HD streaming and gaming with reduced Wi-Fi® interference.
- Compact design for easy, space-saving placement.
- Compatible with USB 2.0.
|plug and play||yes|
|Wireless Transmission Speed||450 Mbit/s|
|Wireless Security||WPA; WPA2; WPS|
|maximum data transfer rate||900 Mbps|
|UNII Maximum Frequency||5 GHz|
|Certifications & Standards||FCC Class B; IC; IEEE Standards:802.11a; 802.11b; 802.11g; 802.11n|
|security/encryption||WPA; WPA2; WPS|
|Device Supported||Desktop Computer/Notebook|
|Product Name||DWA-162 Wireless N900 Dual Band USB Adapter|
|manufacturer||D-Link Systems, Inc.|
|number of users per network||1|
|Wireless LAN Standard||IEEE 802.11n|
|virtual private network (VPN) support||no|
|dimensions||2.11"H x 1.89"W x 1.65"D|
|ISM Maximum Frequency||2.40 GHz|
|operating system compatibility||Windows XP; Windows Vista; Windows 7; Windows 8|
|automatic speed sensing||yes|
|connector type||USB 2.0|
|warranty length||1-year limited|
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Product Q & A
From the Manufacturer|
The Wireless N900 Dual Band USB adapter (DWA-162) delivers powerful performance and secure connectivity to your desktop or laptop computers. Delivering Wi-Fi dual band speeds of up to 450Mbps on each band, the DWA-162 is ideal for activities like HD video streaming, video chatting and web browsing. The DWA-162 is built with a compact and stand-alone design, giving you flexible placement options as well as avoiding potential overcrowding of your USB ports.
Get up to 450/450Mbps for seamless HD streaming to multiple devices and lag-free gaming.
Dual Band Technology
The Wireless N900 Dual Band USB Adapter delivers Dual Band technology to your home network for intelligent, versatile, interference-free bandwidth for superior performance.
The Wireless N900 Dual Band USB adapter is all but 3.5" tall, so you can be sure it will fit in your work space, whatever the size.
Easy Push Button Setup
Quickly 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.
Connect and Go
Get online quickly with the integrated mini USB slot. Simply connect your device to your USB adapter with the included USB-mini USB cable.
Wireless N900 TechnologyOptimized for HD video streaming, video chatting, and web browsing
Dual Band AdvantageUp to 450Mbps (2.4GHz) or 450Mbps (5GHz) to deliver fast wireless speeds and less interference for maximum throughput
Backward CompatibleCompatible with your all Wi-Fi routers and range extenders
Simple SetupWPS push button for easy connection to your wireless network
Wireless N900 PerformanceThe Wireless N900 Dual Band USB adapter (DWA-162) delivers powerful performance and secure connectivity to your desktop or laptop computers. Delivering Wi-Fi dual band speeds of up to 450Mbps on each band, the DWA-162 is ideal for activities like HD video streaming, video chatting and web browsing. The DWA-162 is built with a compact and stand-alone design, giving you flexible placement options as well as avoiding potential overcrowding of your USB ports.
Dual Band AdvantageThe Wireless N900 Dual Band USB Adapter delivers dual band performance 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.
Backward CompatibleWhile the Wireless N900 Dual Band USB Adapter delivers blazing fast N900 speed to your home network, it’s also backward compatible with all of your current wireless products – no updates or adapters necessary.
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!
USB Adapter Comparison
|DWA-121 Wireless N 150 Pico USB Adapter||DWA-131 Wireless N Nano USB Adapter||DWA-160 Xtreme N Dual Band USB Adapter||DWA-162 Wireless N900 Dual Band USB Adapter|
|Wi-Fi Speed||N150, up to 150Mbps||N150, up to 150Mbps||N600, up to 300/300Mbps||N900, up to 450/450Mbps|
|Bands||Single Band 2.4GHz||Single Band 2.4GHz||Dual Band 2.4GHz or 5GHz||Dual Band 2.4GHz or 5GHz|
|Connect your wireless devices like routers and printers||
|Designed for better coverage and performance throughout your home||
|Ideal for e-mail, web browsing and music streaming||
|Ideal for HD video||
||• IEEE 802.11b|
• IEEE 802.11n
• IEEE 802.11g
• IEEE 802.11a
|Security||• Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA™ & WPA2™)|
• Wi-Fi Protected Setup - PIN & PBC
|Diagnostic LED||• Link/Activity (blue)|
|Operating Temperature||• 32 to 104 ˚F (0 to 40 ˚C)|
|Operating Humidity||• 10% to 90% (Non-condensing)|
|Dimensions||• 1.3“ x 1.3” x 3.4”|
|Certifications||• FCC Class B|
|Warranty||• 1-Year Limited Warranty4|
1Maximum 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 USB2.0 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. 2Using a USB 1.1 port will affect deviceperformance. USB 2.0 port recommended. 324/7 Basic Installation Support is available only in the USA for the first 30 days from date of original purchase. 41-Year Limited Warranty available only in the USA and Canada. 5Computer must adhere toMicrosoft’s recommended System Requirements. Please contact Microsoft for details. 6Latest software and documentation are available at http://support.dlink.com.