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Asus PCE-AC56 IEEE 802.11ac - Wi-Fi Adapter for Desktop Computer Item # 3378168
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The ASUS PCE-AC56 is a 802.11ac Wi-Fi PCI Express adapter which upgrades your desktop from tangle-some Ethernet cables to carefree industry-leading 802.11ac at up to 867 Mbps. Broadcom TurboQAM technology super-charges 2.4 GHz 802.11n performance from 300 Mbps to 400 Mbps with compatible devices. Plus, the stylish external magnetized antenna base gives you more flexibility in adjusting antenna placement to get the best signal reception quality possible.The PCE-AC56 uses Broadcom's Wi-Fi 802.11ac chipset to reach speeds of up to 867 Mbps through the 5 GHz band, which is three times faster than 802.11n Wi-Fi. At the same time, it maintains full backward compatibility with all previous Wi-Fi protocols, providing high performance two-way transmission while ensuring a smooth transition to 802.11ac and seamless interconnection with existing devices.
|Antenna Connector||RP-SMA Connector|
|antenna type||Dipole Antenna|
|Certifications & Standards||CE; FCC; C-Tick; IC; IEEE Standards:802.11a; 802.11b; 802.11g; 802.11n; 802.11ac|
|Device Supported||Desktop Computer|
|Host Interface||PCI Express|
|ISM Maximum Frequency||2.40 GHz|
|manufacturer||ASUS Computer International|
|Number of Antennas||2|
|System Requirements||Operating Systems:Microsoft Windows 8 (32/64-bit); Microsoft Windows 8.1 (32/64-bit); Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64-bit); Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64-bit); Microsoft Windows XP (32/64-bit)|
|UNII Maximum Frequency||5 GHz|
|Weight (Approximate)||3.70 oz|
|What's Included||802.11ac Dual-band Wireless-AC1300 PCI-E Adapter; 2 x Dipole Antenna; External Magnetic Antenna Base; Low profile Bracket; Support CD; Warranty card|
|Wireless LAN Standard||IEEE 802.11ac|
|Wireless Security||WEP 64/128-bit; WPA; WPA2-PSK; WPA-PSK; WPS|
|Wireless Transmission Speed||1.27 Gbit/s|
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Instant Wi-Fi upgradeWith its PCI Express interface, PCE-AC56 plugs into any motherboard to give your desktop an instant 802.11ac Wi-Fi upgrade with access to speeds of up to 1.3 Gbps. With its external, magnetic antenna, attach it where you please and enjoy the strongest wireless performance.
Fastest Wi-Fi standard: 802.11acPCE-AC56 uses Broadcom’s 5th generation Wi-Fi 802.11ac chipset to give you speeds of up to 867 Mbps through the 5 GHz band—3 times faster than 802.11n Wi-Fi. It maintains full backward compatibility with all previous Wi-Fi protocols for 2-way high performance transmission and seamless connections to your existing router.
Extend and strengthen your wireless connectionASUS AiRadar intelligently strengthens wireless device connectivity using precise directional signal amplification for extended coverage, increased data throughput speed and enhanced stability.
Enhanced heatsink designThe added heatsink uses highly conductive aluminum to remove heat from the chipset for greater reliability for a reliable, stable connection.
What's In the Box
Network StandardIEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Antenna2 x R SMA Antenna
Operating Frequency2.4 GHz / 5 GHz
Operation Channel11 for N. America, 13 Europe (ETSI)
Product SegmentAC1300 enhanced AC performance with TurboQAM; 400 Mbps +867 Mbps
Data Rate802.11a/b/g/n/ac : downlink up to 1300 Mbps, uplink up to 1300 Mbps (20/40/80MHz)
Modulation64QAM, 16QAM, CCK, DQPSK, DBPSK, OFDM
Security64-bit WEP, 128-bit WEP, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPS support
CertificatesCE, FCC, C-Tick, IC
Dimensions120.9 x 99.1 x 21.6 mm (LxWxH)
Weight105 g (Device Only)
- Operating Temperature: 0 °C to 40 °C ( °F to ºF)
- Storage Temperature: -20 ° to 65 ° C ( °F to °F)
- Operating Humidity: 10 % to 90 % (Non-condensing)
- Storage Humidity: 10 % to 90 % (Non-condensing)
- Windows® 8.1 , 32bit/64bit
- Windows® 8 , 32bit/64bit
- Windows® 7 , 32bit/64bit
- Windows® Vista , 32bit/64bit
- Windows® XP , 32bit/64bit
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