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AC1300 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Nano USB Adapter
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Connect to a high-speed wireless network with the D-Link AC1300 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Nano USB Adapter. The DWA-181 uses Wireless AC1300 technology which provides increased speed and range over the 802.11ac standard, giving you a faster, more reliable wireless connection. With speeds of up to 867 Mbps (5 Ghz) or 400 Mbps (2.4 Ghz)*, this is an excellent, affordable solution for everyday activities such as transferring large files, browsing the Internet, and downloading high-definition multimedia.
 
Compact and Convenient
Add Wi-Fi to any device. This discrete Wireless adapter plugs into any USB port for plug and play convenience. The small form factor ensures that your devices get wireless access without bulky antennas or large dongles. This simple installation process turns any device into a mobile device. D-Link’s Quick Setup Wizard provides easy setup of your USB adapter so you can get connected quickly. Add Wi-Fi to computers and connected devices without hassle.
 
Wide Compatibility
While the AC1300 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Nano USB Adapter delivers cutting-edge 802.11ac speed to your home network, it’s also backward compatible with all of your current 802.11n/g/b/a wireless products – no updates or adapters necessary.
 
 
* Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE standard 802.11ac/n specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental factors may adversely affect wireless signal range.
 

General features

 
Device Interfaces 
• USB 2.0
 
Antenna 
• Integrated antenna with 1.81 dBi gain for 2.4 GHz and 1.71 dBi gain for 5 GHz
 
Requirements
• Operating System: Windows 10/8.1/8/7 (32 & 64-bit driver support)
• Interface : Available USB port*
 
Wireless Frequency 
• 2.4 GHz to 2.4835 GHz
• 5.15 GHz to 5.35 GHz, 5.725 GHz to 5.825 GHz
 
Standards 
• IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
 
Security 
• WPA & WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access) 
• WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy)
 
Wireless speed**
• IEEE 802.11a: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48 and 54 Mbit/s 
• IEEE 802.11b: 1, 2, 5.5 and 11 Mbit/s
• IEEE 802.11g: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48 and 54 Mbit/s 
• IEEE 802.11n: 6.5 to 300 Mbit/s (MCS0 to MCS15), up to 400 Mbit/s (QAM256)
• IEEE 802.11ac: 58.5 to 867 Mbit/s
 
Transmitter Output Power***
• IEEE 802.11a:
  13 dBm at 6 Mbit/s 
  7 dBm at 54 Mbit/s
• IEEE 802.11b:
  11 dBm at 1 Mbit/s 
  8 dBm at 11 Mbit/s
• IEEE 802.11g:
  13 dBm at 6 Mbit/s
  7 dBm at 54 Mbit/s
• IEEE 802.11n:
  2.4 GHz/HT-20:
  6 dBm at MCS7
  2.4 GHz/HT-40:
  6 dBm at MCS7
  5 GHz/HT-20:
  6 dBm at MCS7
  5 GHz/HT-40:
  6 dBm at MCS7 
• IEEE 802.11ac: 
  11 dBm at MCS0
  4 dBm at MCS9
 
Receiver Sensitivity
• IEEE 802.11a:
  -68 dBm at 54 Mbit/s
  -69 dBm at 48 Mbit/s
  -72 dBm at 36 Mbit/s
  -75 dBm at 24 Mbit/s
  -78 dBm at 18 Mbit/s
  -81 dBm at 12 Mbit/s
  -83 dBm at 9 Mbits/s
  -85 dBm at 6 Mbit/s
• IEEE 802.11b:
  -81 dBm at 11 Mbit/s
  -83 dBm at 5.5 Mbit/s
  -85 dBm at 2 Mbit/s
  -88 dBm at 1 Mbit/s
• IEEE 802.11g:
  -83 dBm at 6 Mbit/s
  -81 dBm at 9 Mbit/s
  -79 dBm at 12 Mbit/s
  -77 dBm at 18 Mbit/s
  -74 dBm at 24 Mbit/s
  -72 dBm at 36 Mbit/s
  -69 dBm at 48 Mbit/s
  -68 dBm at 54 Mbit/s
• IEEE 802.11n:
  2.4 GHz/HT-20:
  -83 dBm at MCS0
  -80 dBm at MCS1
  -77 dBm at MCS2
  -74 dBm at MCS3
  -72 dBm at MCS4
  -68 dBm at MCS5
  -67 dBm at MCS6
  -66 dBm at MCS7
  2.4 GHz/HT-40:
  -82 dBm at MCS0
  -78 dBm at MCS1
  -75 dBm at MCS2
  -72 dBm at MCS3
  -69 dBm at MCS4
  -67 dBm at MCS5
  -66 dBm at MCS6
  -65 dBm at MCS7
  5 GHz/HT-20:
  -83 dBm at MCS0
  -80 dBm at MCS1
  -77 dBm at MCS2
  -74 dBm at MCS3
  -71 dBm at MCS4
  -67 dBm at MCS5
  -66 dBm at MCS6
  -65 dBm at MCS7
  5 GHz/HT-40:
  -81 dBm at MCS0
  -78 dBm at MCS1
  -75 dBm at MCS2
  -72 dBm at MCS3
  -68 dBm at MCS4
  -64 dBm at MCS5
  -63 dBm at MCS6
  -62 dBm at MCS7
• IEEE 802.11ac:
  5 GHz/HT-80
  -77 dBm at MCS0
  -74 dBm at MCS1
  -72 dBm at MCS2
  -69 dBm at MCS3
  -66 dBm at MCS4
  -61 dBm at MCS5
  -60 dBm at MCS6
  -59 dBm at MCS7
  -54 dBm at MCS8
  -52 dBm at MCS9
  5 GHz/VHT-40
  -57 dBm at MCS8
  -54 dBm at MCS9
  5 GHz/VHT-20
  -60 dBm at MCS8
 
Physical Parameters
Dimensions (L x W x H)
• 20.2 x 14.9 x 7.1 mm
 
Weight 
• 2.21 g
 
Power
• Power consumption: 
  - Standby mode: 167 mA at receive mode w/o receiving packet
  - Operating mode: 338 mA at continuous transmit mode
• Operating voltage: 5.0 V DC +/-10%
 
Temperature 
• Operating: 0 to 40°C  
• Storage: -20 to 75°C
 
Humidity 
• Operating: 10% to 90% non-condensing
• Storage: 5% to 95% non-condensing
 
Certifications 
• FCC Class B
• CE
• IC
 
 
* Using a USB 1.1 port will affect device performance. USB 2.0 port or higher recommended.
** Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE standard 802.11ac/n specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental factors may adversely affect wireless signal range.
*** Maximum power output varies in each country depending on local power regulations.
 


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