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D-Link Xtreme N DWA-556 PCI Express Desktop Adapter
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Learn more about D-Link DWA-556 Xtreme N PCI Express Desktop Adapter:

Mfg Part#: DWA-556
Sku: 204084836
UPC: 790069300325
UPC 14: 00790069300325
Sales Rank: 30605
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This Xtreme N® Desktop Adapter delivers unrivaled Wi-Fi performance for your PCI Express-enabled desktop computer.

The D-Link Xtreme N™ PCI Express (PCIe) Desktop Adapter (DWA-556) is a 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 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 or DIR-660)*. The DWA-556 supports 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.

  • Delivers up to 14x faster speeds and 6x farther range than 802.11g
  • Xtreme N technology enables HD video streaming, file sharing, enhanced Internet phone calling (VoIP), and surfing the Web
  • Access secure wireless networks using advanced WPA™ or WPA2™ encryption
  • Easy to install and use with D-Link's new Quick Adapter Setup Wizard
  • Backward compatible with existing 802.11g networks

  • Up to 50% faster than legacy PCI cards
  • Fits any standard PCI Express slot – x1, x4, x8, or x16
  • Offers increased bandwidth, reliability, and more functionality than a legacy PCI card
  • Features

    Video Features Speeds Up to 14x Faster than Wireless G
    Video Features Wirelessly Stream HD Video, Share Files, and Go Online
    Video Features Get The Maximum Performance from Your Desktop Adapter
    Video Features Connects to Any Standard PCI Express (PCIe) Slot

    Tech Specs

    Tech Specs Status Indicators

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    Tech Specs Host Interface PCI Express x1
    Tech Specs Brand Name D-Link
    Tech Specs Product Model DWA-556
    Tech Specs Manufacturer Part Number DWA-556
    Tech Specs Product Line Xtreme N
    Tech Specs Product Name Xtreme N DWA-556 PCI Express Desktop Adapter
    Tech Specs Manufacturer Website Address
    Tech Specs Manufacturer D-Link Systems, Inc
    Tech Specs Product Type Wi-Fi Adapter
    Tech Specs Certifications & Standards
  • IEEE 802.11n (Draft)
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • FCC Class B
  • IC Class B
  • CE
  • Tech Specs Additional Information

    Fits any standard PCI Express slot - x1, x4, x8, or x16

    Tech Specs Compatibility
  • Microsoft Windows XP SP2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4
  • Xtreme N Gigabit Router (DIR-655)
  • Tech Specs System Requirements

    Computer with:

  • CD-ROM
  • 20MB Hard Disk Space
  • x1 PCI Express Slot

  • Tech Specs Package Contents
  • Xtreme N DWA-556 PCI Express Desktop Adapter
  • Quick Installation Guide
  • CD-ROM with
    • Installation Wizard
    • Drivers
    • Product Documentation
  • Tech Specs Platform Support PC
    Tech Specs Shipping Weight 11.84 oz
    Tech Specs Dimensions 2.70" Height x 4.70" Width x 0.10" Thickness
    Tech Specs Weight 4.96 oz
    Tech Specs Shipping Dimensions 6.60" Height x 9.30" Width x 1.40" Thickness
    Tech Specs ISM Minimum Frequency 2.40 GHz
    Tech Specs ISM Band Yes
    Tech Specs Wireless Security
  • Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
  • Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA, WPA2)
  • Tech Specs Transmission Speed Details 54 Mbps Auto-fallback IEEE 802.11b/g
    6 Mbps IEEE 802.11g
    11 Mbps Auto-fallback IEEE 802.11b
    1 Mbps IEEE 802.11b
    Tech Specs ISM Maximum Frequency 2.48 GHz
    Tech Specs Number of Antennas 3
    Tech Specs Wireless Transmission Speed 54 Mbps
    Tech Specs Standard Warranty 1 Year Limited
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