Maximum flexibility for maximum wireless coverage
The ASUS USB-AC55 is a dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi adapter with a USB 3.0 connection that brings high-performance wireless networking support to desktop and notebook PCs. The USB-AC55 features a USB 3.0 connection with support for wireless data rates up to 400 Mbps at 2.4 GHz and 867 Mbps at 5 GHz with compatible routers. Suitable for use with both desktop and notebook PCs, the USB-AC55 features a dual internal antenna design for great wireless network coverage with minimal desktop clutter.
Next gen 802.11ac wireless, up to 3X faster than 2x2 wireless N adapters
The fastest Wi-Fi ever becomes more accessible via USB, going up to 867 Mbps on the clear 5 GHz band. Using 802.11ac wireless, faster connectivity and enjoyment come to all your devices. Compared with current 802.11n, the USB-AC55 delivers up to 867 Mbps at 5 GHz, which is 3X faster than 2x2 802.11n.
Next-generation Wi-Fi on both bands
256QAM technology integrated on the USB-AC55 brings the speed benefits of next-generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi to both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands. At 400 Mbps and 867 Mbps respectively, they turn the USB-AC55 into a formidable AC1300 wireless adapter. Connect the USB-AC55 to ASUS networks to attain the very highest possible Wi-Fi speeds.
USB 3.0 for full 802.11ac performance
USB 3.0 allows the USB-AC55 to pair with notebooks and desktops using a bandwidth up to ten times that of USB 2.0. It means the full advantage of 802.11ac networking is realized, as the adapter has enough throughput overhead to support much faster network speeds.
The USB-AC55 also includes a desktop cradle with a three-foot cable for more flexible positioning in troublesome Wi-Fi reception areas.
- 5th generation 802.11ac chipset gives you dual-band 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz for up to super-fast 867 Mbps
- 256QAM technology increases wireless-N data rate from 300 Mbps to 400 Mbps for 33% faster performance
- Selectable 5 GHz /2 .4 GHz dual bands increase signal clarity for better HD multimedia
- USB 3.0 connection for high-performance wireless networking with desktop and notebook PCs
|Network Standard||IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, IPv4|
|Channels||11 for North America|
|Data Rate||802.11a : 6,9,12,18,24,36,48,54 Mbps
802.11b : 1, 2, 5.5, 11 Mbps
802.11g : 6,9,12,18,24,36,48,54 Mbps
802.11n : up to 400 Mbps
802.11ac: up to 867 Mbps
|Antenna(s)||Internal antenna x 2|
|Encryption||64-bit WEP, 128-bit WEP, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPS support|
|OS Support||Windows® 8.1, Windows® 8, Windows® 7|
|Dimensions||Approx. 96 x 27.8 x 10.8 mm (3.77 x 1.09 x 0.42 in)|
|Weight||20 g (0.04 lbs)|