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WLAN 11N PCI Express Adapter DWA-556

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  • Delivers up to 14x faster speeds and 6x farther range than 802.11g1
  • Xtreme N technology enables HD video streaming, file sharing, enhanced Internet phone calling (VoIP), and surfing the Web
  • Access secure wireless networks using advanced WPA or WPA2 encryption
  • Easy to install and use with D-Link's new Quick Adapter Setup Wizard
  • Backward compatible with existing 802.11g networks
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D-Link Wireless-N PCIe Adapter

ULTIMATE PERFORMANCE

The D-Link Xtreme N™ PCI Express (PCIe) Desktop Adapter (DWA-556) is a 802.11n wireless client that delivers unrivaled wireless performance for your PCI Express-enabled desktop computer. The PCIe interface provides superior performance over a standard PCI interface. This wireless adapter delivers up to 14x faster speeds1 and 6x farther range1 than 802.11g while staying backward compatible with 802.11g networks. Once connected, you can share a high-speed Internet connection, photos, files, music, videos, printers, and storage.

GET CONNECTED, STAY CONNECTED

The Xtreme N PCI Express Desktop Adapter is powered by Xtreme N technology and boasts three external antennas to provide superior wireless reception in your home or office. This adapter is designed for use in larger homes and offices, or for users running multiple bandwidth-intensive applications. This adapter enables you to simultaneously make or receive Internet phone calls (VoIP), surf the Web, transfer files, and stream High-Definition (HD) media when connected to an Xtreme N Gigabit Router1. The DWA-556 supports WPA™ and WPA2™ encryption that allow you to connect securely to a wireless network.

EASY TO SETUP, EASY TO USE

D-Link's Quick Adapter Setup Wizard guides you step-by-step through the installation process. Configure this desktop adapter without having to call a networking expert to help you.With unmatched wireless performance, reception, and security, the D-Link Xtreme N PCI Express Desktop Adapter (DWA-556) is the best choice for easily adding or upgrading wireless connectivity to your PCI Express-enabled desktop computer.

WHAT THIS PRODUCT DOES

Connects your PCIe compatible desktop computer to a wireless network to access a high-speed Internet connection, transfer files, and stream media from greater distances around your home or office.

XTREME N™ ADAPTER BENEFITS

 

  • Delivers up to 14x faster speeds and 6x farther range than 802.11g1
  • Xtreme N technology enables HD video streaming, file sharing, enhanced Internet phone calling (VoIP), and surfing the Web
  • Access secure wireless networks using advanced WPA™ or WPA2™ encryption
  • Easy to install and use with D-Link's new Quick Adapter Setup Wizard
  • Backward compatible with existing 802.11g networks

 

Tech Spec

Other features
Compatibility PC
Connectivity Technology Wireless
Data transfer rate (max) 300 Mbit/s
Depth 2.5 mm
Packaging data
Package weight 0.467 kg
Packaging depth 275 mm
Packaging height 68 mm
Packaging width 208 mm
Ports & interfaces
Connectivity Technology Wireless
Frequency band 2.4 GHz
Technical details
Colour of product Green,White
Compatibility PC
Connectivity Technology Wireless
Depth 2.5 mm
Weight 230 g
Width 69 mm
TV Tuner
Internal
Weight & dimensions
Depth 2.5 mm
Height 119 mm
Technical details
Network ready Network adapter
Bandwidth
Data transfer rate (max) 300 Mbit/s
Camera
Colour of product Green,White
Interface WLAN
Other features
Height 119 mm
Host interface PCI-E
Interface WLAN
Internal
Network ready Network adapter
Networking features IEEE 802.11b
Ports & interfaces
Host interface PCI-E
Interface WLAN
Internal
Networking features IEEE 802.11b
Technical details
Package weight 0.467 kg
Weight & dimensions
Package weight 0.467 kg
Technical details
Packaging depth 275 mm
Packaging height 68 mm
Packaging width 208 mm
PC card standards x1, x4, x8, x16
Colour
Colour of product Green,White
Data transmission
Data transfer rate (max) 300 Mbit/s
Modem
Compatibility PC
Connectivity Technology Wireless
Interface WLAN
Networking features IEEE 802.11b
Networking
Connectivity Technology Wireless
Data transfer rate (max) 300 Mbit/s
Frequency band 2.4 GHz
Internal
Network ready Network adapter
Networking features IEEE 802.11b
Networking standards IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
Other features
Package weight 0.467 kg
Packaging depth 275 mm
Packaging height 68 mm
Packaging width 208 mm
PC card standards x1, x4, x8, x16
Width 69 mm
System Requirements
Compatibility PC
Technical details
Frequency band 2.4 GHz
Height 119 mm
Host interface PCI-E
Interface WLAN
Internal
Weight & dimensions
Weight 230 g
Width 69 mm
Wireless LAN features
Frequency band 2.4 GHz

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Customer Reviews

D-Link Xtreme N DWA-556 PCI Express x1 - Wi-Fi Adapter - 54 Mbps reviews verified by reevooReevoo

How easy to set-up
7.8
Performance
9.5
Functionality
8.8
Value for money
8.8
Overall rating
9.0
Scores 9.0 out of 10 based on 5 reviews