DWL-G520MEOL EOS

Wireless 108G MIMO PCI Adapter
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With the D-Link DWL-G520M wireless 108G MIMO PCI adapter, your desktop computer can have a robust wireless connection at high speeds and extended range. This adapter uses D-Link's latest Smart Antenna MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple Output) technology to provide up to 8 times better radio signal coverage. Combined with wireless speeds of up to 108Mbps, this adapter gives you "Xcelerated Rates at Xtended Range", allowing you to effectively implement high-bandwidth applications such as audio and video streaming, on-line gaming and large file transfer over a wireless network.

Extended Wireless Operation Range. Operating on the 2.4GHz frequency band, the DWL-G520M sends information out over multiple high Gain antennas. Radio signals typically reflect off objects, creating multiple paths that in conventional radios cause interference and fading. The adapter uses these paths to carry more information, which is recombined on the receiving side by the MIMO algorithms. As a result, the adapter reduces "dead" spots and distributes strong wireless signals across farther distances with enough bandwidth to stream multimedia content and transfer large files at far higher rates.

Up to 108Mbps Wireless Speed. The DWL-G520M doubles the spectral efficiency compared with the current wireless network. The maximum non-Turbo data transfer rate for 802.11g networks is 54Mbps, though actual throughput is typically closer to 20Mbps to 30Mbps. Enhanced by the Turbo mode, this adapter can boost the typical raw wireless speeds to 108Mbps, or a real throughput 15 times faster than that of 802.11b equipment.

Seamless Operation. With backward compatibility to 802.11g and 802.1 1b industry standards, the DWL-G650M ensures your laptop computer complete interoperability with existing 2.4GHz wireless infrastructure. So whether at home, in an office or conference hall, you can stay connected and experience the full benefits of extended range and high speeds.

Secure Connection. The DWL-G520M supports both standard WEP and advanced WPA-Personal (WPA-PSK) data encryption. With 802.1x authentication support, this adapter can be deployed for computers in a secure work environment. For homes that do not incorporate a RADIUS server in their networks, security is provided in a convenient, automatic way (when used in conjunction with other 802.11g products). With this adapter , you will automatically receive a new key every time you connect, doing away with the inconvenience of manual WEP key input. A configuration utility will keeps track of your most frequently accessed networks and their specific settings, so you can rejoin them without hassle.

Complete Wireless 108G MIMO Solution. D-Link offers a complete solution with wireless 108G MIMO adapters and routers. This allows you to obtain the best results with a true MIMO implementation on both ends of a connection.

General features

Minimum System Requirements
- PC with 500MHz CPU
- 32-bit PCI slot
- Windows XP/2000
- 64MB memory

Wireless LAN Standards
- IEEE 802.11b
- IEEE 802.11g

Bus Type
32-bit PCI 2.2

Media Access Control
CSMA/CA with ACK

Wireless Frequency Range
2.4GHz to 2.4835GHz

Wireless Signal Rates

(With Automatic Fallback)
108Mbps (D-Link 108G), 54Mbps, 18Mbps, 6Mbps, 48Mbps, 12Mbps, 5.5Mbps, 36Mbps, 11Mbps, 2Mbps, 24Mbps, 9Mbps, 1Mbps

Modulation Technology
- Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM)
- Complementary Code Keying (CCK)
- QuadraPhase-Shift Keying (QPSK)
- Binary Phase Shift Keying (BPSK)

Receiver Sensitivity
- 54Mbps OFDM, 10% PER: -71dBm
- 48Mbps OFDM, 10% PER: -71dBm
- 36Mbps OFDM, 10% PER: -78dBm
- 24Mbps OFDM, 10% PER: -82dBm
- 18Mbps OFDM, 10% PER: -85dBm
- 12Mbps OFDM, 10% PER: -87dBm
- 11Mbps CCK, 8% PER: -85dBm
- 9Mbps OFDM, 10% PER: -90dBm
- 6Mbps OFDM, 10% PER: -91dBm
- 5.5Mbps CCK, 8% PER: -88dBm
- 2Mbps QPSK, 8% PER: -89dBm
- 1Mbps BPSK, 8% PER: -92dBm

Wireless Transmit Power
15dBm +/- 2dB

Antennas
Dual diversity switching antennas

Wireless Operating Range *
Indoors: Up to 100 m (328 ft)
Outdoors: Up to 400 m (1,312 ft)

* Environmental factors may adversely affect wireless signal range.

Wireless Security
- 64/128-bit WEP data encryption
- WPA-PSK (Pre-Shared Key)

Diagnostic LEDs
- Power
- Activity
 



Maximum Power Consumption
802.11b:
- Transmit mode: 350mA
- Receive mode: 250mA
- Power save mode: 30mA 802.11g:
- Transmit mode: 400mA
- Receive mode: 300mA
- Power save mode: 30mA

Dimensions
154 (L) x 96 (W) 8 (H) mm
(height excluding mounting bracket, length including antennas)

Operating Temperature

0  to 55  C (32  to 131 F)

Operating Humidity
95% maximum (non-condensing)

Weight
150 grams (including mounting bracket and antennas)

Emissions
- FCC Class B
- CE

O.S. Support
Windows XP/2000

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DWL-G520M   Wireless 108G MIMO PCI Adapter

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