ASUS USB-AC51 Dual Band Wireless AC600 Wi-Fi Adapter

ASUS USB-AC51 Dual Band Wireless AC600 Wi-Fi Adapter

ASUS USB-AC51 Dual Band Wireless AC600 Wi-Fi Adapter

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Product Highlights

  • 802.11ac USB Wi-Fi Adapter
  • 2 x Internal 4.56 dBi Antennas
  • 433 Mb/s Data Rates at 5 GHz Frequency
  • 150 Mb/s Data Rates at 2.4 GHz Frequency
  • 1 x USB 2.0 Port
  • 1 x WAN LED Indicator
  • Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux Support
  • Compact Design
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ASUS AC600 overview

  • 1Description

The USB-AC51 Dual Band Wireless AC600 Wi-Fi Adapter from ASUS adds 802.11ac Wi-Fi to your notebook and desktop PCs. The 802.11ac USB Wi-Fi adapter is an instant upgrade to 5G Wi-Fi for desktops and notebooks with hassle-free setup. Its specially-designed internal antenna provides wireless speeds up to 150 Mb/s at 2.4 GHz and 433 Mb/s at 5 GHz. It supports multiple OS including Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. The features and transmission quality make the adapter suitable for simultaneous downloads, online gaming, and video streaming.

802.11ac Wireless Adapter
The data rates of the adapter with 802.11ac wireless Wi-Fi and USB go up to 433 Mb/s on 5 GHz band which is 3 times faster than 802.11n. It provides faster connectivity to all your devices 1
Selectable Dual Band 433 Mb/s and 150 Mb/s Bandwidth
Dual band operation of the adapter suits mainstream and power users. The 2.4 GHz band is suitable for Web browsing, email, and social networking. The 5 GHz frequency enables smooth HD streaming and online multi-player gaming for fast and lag-free home entertainment
Smallest 802.11ac Wi-Fi Adapter for Easy Connection and Instant Upgrade for PCs
The compact, wireless USB adapter measures just 3cm long. It is easy to carry and fits in pockets, yet offers strong wireless connection. With its USB interface, the wireless adapter gives your desktop and notebook an instant 802.11ac Wi-Fi upgrade, with access to speeds of up to 433 Mb/s
UPC: 886227513031
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ASUS AC600 specs

Network Standard IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac
IPv4, IPv6
Operating Frequency 2.4 GHz/5 GHz
Segment AC600 complete AC performance
150 + 433 Mb/s
Data Rate 802.11a: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mb/s
802.11b: 1, 2, 5.5, 11 Mb/s
802.11g: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mb/s
802.11n: Up to 150 Mb/s
802.11ac: Up to 433 Mb/s
Antenna 2 x internal 4.56 dBi antennas
Encryption 64/128-bit WEP, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPA-Enterprise, WPA2-Enterprise, radius with 802.1x, WPS support
Ports 1 x USB 2.0
LED Indicator 1 x WAN
Power Supply AC Input: 110 ~ 240 V (50 ~ 60 Hz)
DC Output: 5 V with maximum 0.5 A current
OS Support Windows 8/ Windows 7/Windows Vista/Windows XP
Mac OS X 10.4/10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8
Linux kernel*
Linux

*Support Ubuntu only

Dimensions (W x H x D) 1.22 x 0.34 x 0.63" (30.98 x 8.64 x 16.00 mm)
Weight 0.1 oz (4.0 g)
Packaging Info
Package Weight 0.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.559 x 5.984 x 1.417"

ASUS AC600 reviews

USB-AC51 Dual Band Wireless AC600 Wi-Fi Adapter is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 11.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Get all things on your network I now have my PC on my MAC WiFi network. Some network knowledge was required to get PC on the network. It took some time to get the PC on.
Date published: 2015-11-13
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Too picky about OSX version While it says OSX support it doesn't work with Yosemite. There are cheaper alternatives that announce compatibility with Lion and they still works with newer OSX versions. Hope they can update their driver soon, its not the cheapest of all the USB Wifi. Still I can recommend it to a windows only friend.
Date published: 2015-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from excellent value and easy setup Upgraded from an old Linksys WRTU54G-TM router to the ASUS RT-N56U dual band wireless router (also highly recommended) at the same time and I have a noticeable improvement. I've been using it for several weeks now and haven't had a single dropout or lost signal. Very satisfied, would definitely buy again.
Date published: 2014-12-18
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not for MAC I bought this for my Mac and it does not work for it. There are round about ways to get it to work for Mac but it seems too overwhelming to do it. I don't know how it work for a PC. But if you are buying for your Mac machine and are not good with the Terminal don't buy it.
Date published: 2017-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great no drop outs Installs quickly and easily. Many more times more sensitive than the wifi card that,s installed in my laptop .PC. Scans three time more available networks than the wifi card.
Date published: 2017-01-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Surprising power in such a small package The headline says it all. I expected a few bars but instead all are full. Cool thing is it's portable
Date published: 2018-10-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dose the job Can see a big improvement in performance ( wifi speed)
Date published: 2016-10-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Plug n Play Great reception. Easy set up. Compact.
Date published: 2015-07-21
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