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D-Link Xtreme N PCI Express Desktop Adapter

Mfg. Part: DWA-556 | CDW Part: 1141462 | UNSPSC: 43201409
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  • 802.11n PCI Express Desktop Adapter
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Product Overview
Main Features
  • 802.11n PCI Express Desktop Adapter
The D-Link Xtreme N™ PCI Express (PCIe) Desktop Adapter (DWA-556) is a draft 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 speeds and 6x farther range than 802.11g while staying backward compatible with 802.11g and 802.11b networks. Once connected, you can share a high-speed Internet connection, photos, files, music, videos, printers, and storage.

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 Router (DIR-655). The DWA-556 supports WEP, WPA™, and WPA2™ encryption that allow you to connect securely to a wireless network.

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.

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.
Technical Specifications
Specifications are provided by the manufacturer. Refer to the manufacturer for an explanation of the print speed and other ratings.
Miscellaneous
Compliant Standards: FCC Class B certified , IC Class B
Encryption Algorithm: 128-bit WEP , 64-bit WEP , WPA , WPA2
Microsoft Certification: Certified for Windows Vista

Antenna
Antenna Form Factor: External detachable
Directivity: Omni-directional

Header
Brand: D-Link
Compatibility: PC
Manufacturer: D-Link
Model: PCI Express Desktop Adapter DWA-556
Packaged Quantity: 1
Product Line: D-Link Xtreme N

Networking
Compliant Standards: IEEE 802.11b , IEEE 802.11g , IEEE 802.11n (draft)
Connectivity Technology: Wireless
Data Link Protocol: IEEE 802.11b , IEEE 802.11g , IEEE 802.11n (draft)
Form Factor: Plug-in card
Interface Type: PCI Express x1
Spread Spectrum Method: DSSS , OFDM
Status Indicators: Link activity
Type: Network adapter
Wi-Fi Bands: 2.4 GHz

Power Device
Type: None

Service
Support Details Full Contract Period: 1 Year

Slot Required
Total Qty: 1
Type: PCI Express x1

Software
Type: Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements
Min Operating System: Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 , Microsoft Windows XP SP2
Peripheral Interface Devices: CD-ROM

System Requirements Details
Min Hard Drive Space: 20 MB

Dimensions & Weight
Depth: 4.7 in
Height: 2.7 in
Weight: 5 oz

 
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