Wireless N300 PCI Express Desktop Adapter
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Better speeds and better coverage
The DWA-548 Wireless N 300 PCI Express Desktop Adapter lets you connect to your wireless network with faster speeds and from greater distances. The improved wireless coverage and better speeds allow you to enjoy faster and more reliable connections throughout your home.
The benefits of PCI Express 
PCI Express provides a high-bandwidth connection with superior performance over the legacy PCI interface. You can connect the Wireless N 300 PCI Express Desktop Adapter to any PCIe slot in your computer, whether it is an x1, x4, x8, or x16 slot.
Get connected and stay connected
Powered by Wireless N technology, this adapter provides high-performance wireless connectivity. The DWA-548 is designed for use in bigger homesand
for users that demand higher networking performance. Maximize your wireless performance by connecting this adapter to a Wireless N router and stay connected from virtually anywhere in your home. The DWA-548 is also backward compatible with 802.11g and 802.11b technology. This adapter supports WPA and WPA2 encryption that allow you to connect securely to a wireless network.
Easy to set up and use
A Quick Setup Wizard guides users through a simplified installation process so that you can configure this adapter without having to call a networking expert for help. Wireless Manager software is included with this product to keep track of the most frequently accessed networks. With incredible wireless performance, reception, and security, this adapter is a great choice for easily adding or upgrading wireless connectivity to desktop computers.

General features

OS Support
• Windows 7, Vista, XP SP3
• IEEE 802.11n
• IEEE 802.11g
• IEEE 802.11b 
Frequency band*
• 802.11b: 2400-2497MHz
• 802.11g: 2400-2483,5MHz
• 802.11n: 2400-2483,5MHz
• PCI Express (PCIe)
• Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA™ and WPA2™)
• 64/128-bit WEP
• Wi-Fi Protected Setup - PIN and PBC
• Detachable dipole antenna, 2 dBi
Diagnostic LED
• Activity
Wireless speed
• IEEE 802.11b: 1, 2, 5.5, 11 Mbit/s
• IEEE 802.11g: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbit/s
• IEEE 802.11n: from 6.5 to 300 Mbit/s
Transmitter power
• 802.11b
  16±2 dBm to 1, 2, 5.5, 11 Mbit/s
• 802.11g
  17±2 dBm to 6, 9, 12, 18, 24 Mbit/s
  15±2 to 36 dBm, 48 Mbit/s
  14±2 dBm at 54 Mbit/s
• 802.11n (mode HT20)
  14±2 dBm for MCS0-MCS7
• 802.11n (mode HT40)
  12±2 dBm for MCS0-MCS7
Receiver sensitivity
• 802.11b
  -76 dBm to 1 Mbit/s
  -76 dBm to 2 Mbit/s
  -76 dBm to 5.5 Mbit/s
  -76 dBm to 11 Mbit/s
• 802.11g
  -82 dBm to 6 Mbit/s
  -81 dBm to 9 Mbit/s
  -79 dBm to 12 Mbit/s
  -77 dBm to 18 Mbit/s
  -74 dBm to 24 Mbit/s
  -70 dBm to 36 Mbit/s
  -66 dBm to 48 Mbit/s
  -65 dBm to 54 Mbit/s
• 802.11n (mode HT20)
  -80 dBm for MCS0
  -77 dBm for MCS1
  -75 dBm for MCS2
  -72 dBm for MCS3
  -68 dBm for MCS4
  -64 dBm for MCS5
  -63 dBm for MCS6
  -62 dBm for MCS7
• 802.11n (mode HT40)
  -77 dBm for MCS0
  -74 dBm for MCS1
  -72 dBm for MCS2
  -69 dBm for MCS3
  -65 dBm for MCS4
  -61 dBm for MCS5
  -60 dBm for MCS6
  -59 dBm for MCS7

Operating voltage
• 3.3VDC +/-10%
Operating temperature
• From 0° to 40°C
Storage temperature
• -20° to 75°C
Operating humidity
• From 10% to 90% non-condensing
Storage humidity
• From 5% to 95% non-condensing
• 63.5 x 55 x 11.42mm
• 42.5g
• FCC Class B
• IC
• Wi-Fi
• Wi-Fi Protected Setup
• CE
* Please note that operating frequency ranges vary depending on the regulations of individual countries and jurisdictions.
** Size of the device without antenna.


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DWA-548  Wireless N300 PCI Express Desktop Adapter


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