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AirStation™ AC866 Dual Band Wireless USB Adapter
Compact Wireless Client

AirStation™ AC866 Dual Band Wireless USB Adapter is a compact wireless client that connects your computer to an existing wireless network or hotspot for quick and easy wireless Internet access at speeds up to 866 Mbps. With two wireless radios for extreme performance and backward compatibility, the AirStation AC866 adapter offers the latest in wireless technology supporting 802.11ac and 802.11n, offering transfer speeds up to 866 Mbps in the 5 GHz spectrum.

  • Wireless 802.11ac Technology
  • Dual Band Support
  • 5 GHz Speeds up to 866 Mbps*
  • Compatible with 802.11n
  • 2.4 GHz Speeds up to 300 Mbps*
  • Compact Design
WI-U2-866D
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COMPACT DUAL BAND USB WIRELESS ADAPTER  

AirStation™ AC866 Dual Band Wireless USB Adapter offers a sleek and convenient way to add high-speed dual band wireless connectivity through an available USB port on your Windows® laptop or desktop. With faster wireless data rates and more coverage than legacy 802.11 products, the AirStation AC866 adapter provides better performance and range than many PC internal wireless cards.


Easy Setup 

EASY SETUP

AirStation AC866 Dual Band Wireless USB Adapter easily plugs in to any available USB port on your desktop or laptop computer and connects to your wireless network. Setup is simple: use the helpful Web interface to walk you through configuration and connect in minutes. The AirStation AC866 adapter also supports Buffalo AOSS and WPS for push-button connection. No drivers or software installation required!


Compact Design

COMPACT DESIGN

AirStation AC866 Dual Band Wireless USB Adapter connects your desktop or laptop computer to your wireless network and its slim and compact form is easy to transport in a laptop case or pocket. Its compact design is perfect for use with laptop and netbook computers and is ideal for users on the go.


Dual Band

DUAL BAND

Offering wireless operation on both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands, the AirStation AC866 Dual Band Wireless USB Adapter is perfect for uninterrupted streaming of HD movies and music or basic Web and email access.


Wireless Connectivity

FAST WIRELESS CONNECTIVITY

With speeds up to 866 Mbps, AirStation AC866 Dual Band Wireless USB Adapter provides a fast 802.11ac wireless connection perfect for emailing and surfing the Web, downloading your favorite music and sharing pictures with friends and family. Easily add fast wireless connectivity to your computers or upgrade your connection and enjoy improved wireless speed and range.


Wireless Security

WIRELESS SECURITY

AirStation AC866 Dual Band Wireless USB Adapter features multi-level wireless encryption options to prevent unauthorized access and protect your important data.

  • WPA2, WPA-PSK (AES, TKIP), 128/64-bit WEP
  • AOSS and WPS push button setup options automatically configure a secure wireless connection

compatibility

COMPATIBILITY

Easily upgrade your wireless connectivity from previous wireless standards and maintain compatibility with existing devices. AirStation AC866 Dual Band Wireless USB Adapter is fully backward compatible with 11g and 11n for ease of use and added convenience.


*300 Mbps is the maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE 802.11n standard specifications achievable using two streams of 150 Mbps each. 866 Mbps is the maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE 802.11ac (Draft 2.0) standard specifications achievable using two streams of 433 Mbps each. Actual data throughput and range will vary depending upon network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction and network overhead. Maximum speed and range is achievable when used with same enhanced mode technology.

†Technology based on IEEE 802.11ac (Draft 2.0) standard specifications

Other
Dimensions (W x H x D) 1.22 x 0.59 x 3.66 in
Weight 1.2 oz
OS Support Windows® 8, Windows® 7, Windows Vista®, Windows® XP
Wireless LAN Interface
Standard Compliance IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b
Access Mode Infrastructure mode
Interface USB 2.0
Security WPA2, WPA-PSK (AES, TKIP), 128/64-bit WEP

300 Mb/s is the maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE 802.11n standard specifications achievable using two streams of 150 Mb/s each. 866 Mb/s is the maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE 802.11ac (Draft 2.0) standard specifications achievable using two streams of 433 Mb/s each. Actual data throughput and range will vary depending upon network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction and network overhead. Maximum speed and range is achievable when used with same enhanced mode technology.

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2013-02-22 13.20e   CD image USB wireless adapters.
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2014-03-04     Quick Setup Guide for WI-U2-866D

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