Linksys AE2500 Dual-Band Wireless-N USB Adapter - AE2500-NP

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on 12/16/2013

This is amazing!! Being able to stretch your connectivity with the help of the little USB wifi connector is so simple! It's simple perfect for a situation where you can not afford to run cable for a wired connection. I would recommend this product to everyone!

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Works Great

by JR on 12/25/2014

This linksys dongle was easy to setup and use.

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Product Overview

Quick to Install

Set up your Adapter in a few quick steps with a simple Setup Wizard.

Superior Wireless Range

Built with leading 802.11n wireless technology, the Linksys AE2500 offers optimal coverage and reliability. Multiple MIMO (multiple input multiple output) antennas boost signal strength so you can enjoy dependable wireless connectivity whether at home or at Wi-Fi hotspots on the go.

The Power of Dual-Band

Improve your wireless performance with dual-band N (operates at 2.4 or 5 GHz) designed to avoid interference and maximize throughput for smoother and faster video streaming, file transfers, and wireless gaming.


Manufacturer Linksys
Mfg Part# AE2500-NP
SKU 245998278
UPC 745883596706
UPC 14 00745883596706
Sales Rank 30326
Dual-Band Wireless-N (802.11n) networking for your desktop or notebook PC
MIMO technology uses multiple antennas to create a robust signal that travels farther and reduces dead spots
Much faster than Wireless-G, but can also connect to Wireless-A, -B, -G and -N networks
Performance Investment Protection: Compatibility with Wireless-A (802.11a) Wireless-B (802.11b) and Wireless-G (802.11g) Standards
Supports up to 128-bit encryption (WEP, WPA and WPA2)
USB2.0 Interface
Easy to use Setup Wizard
Compatible with Microsoft Windows XP SP3, Vista SP1/SP2, Win7
Tech Specs
Model: AE2500
Standards: IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Radio Frequency: 2.4 GHz, 5.0 GHz (Selectable)
Ports: N/A
Buttons: None
LEDs: Link/Act
# of Antennas: 2 Internal Antennas
Connector type: N/A
Detachable (y/n): No
Transmitted Power:
2.4GHz Wireless-N @ <14 dBm (Typical)
5GHz Wireless-N @
Receive Sensitivity:
2.4GHz Wireless-N @ <-90dBm (Typical)
5GHz Wireless-N @
Antenna Gain in dBi:
2.4GHz Wireless @ ± (Typical): 3dB +/-1dB
5GHz Wireless @ ± (Typical): 4dB +/- 1dB
Power Consumption:
TX < 447mA (Maximum)
UPnP able/cert: N/A
.Net support: N/A
Security features: WEP 64/128-bit, WPA-TKIP and WPA2-Personal & Enterpise (AES/TKIP), WPS
Security key bits: Up to 256-bit encryption
OS Requirements: Windows XP SP3 (32-bit), Vista SP1/SP2 (32 & 64-bit), Win7 (32-bit & 64-bit)
Certification: FCC, CE, IC, Wi-Fi A/B/G/N
Operating Temp.: 0C ~ 40 C (32F ~ 104F)
Storage Temp.: '-20C ~ 70C (14F ~ 158F)
Operating Humidity: 10% to 85% Non-Condensing
Storage Humidity: 5% to 90% Non-condensing
Warranty: 1 year

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