ASUS USB-AC55 Dual-Band Wireless-AC1300 USB Wi-Fi Adapter

ASUS USB-AC55 Dual-Band Wireless-AC1300 USB Wi-Fi Adapter

ASUS USB-AC55 Dual-Band Wireless-AC1300 USB Wi-Fi Adapter

B&H # ASUSBAC55 MFR # USB-AC55
Discontinued

Product Highlights

  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac Network Standards
  • Enhanced AC Performance 400+867 Mbps
  • 2 x Internal Antennas
  • 1 x USB 3.0
  • 1 x WAN LED Indicator
  • Dual Band 2.4 GHz & 5 GHz
  • Enhanced WEP/WEP/WPS Encryption Support
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ASUS AC1300 overview

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With a 5th generation 802.11ac chipset and dual-band connectivity, the USB-AC55 Dual-Band Wireless-AC1300 USB Wi-Fi Adapter from ASUS lets you take advantage of enhanced data transfer rates of up to 867 Mbps. This adapter even enhances wireless-N performance from 300 Mbps to 400 Mbps through the use of 256QAM technology.

Once configured, you can choose between the 2.4 GHz frequency for tasks like Internet browsing and checking email or the 5 GHz frequency for transferring large files, streaming HD content, and other tasks that require a faster data transfer speed. The adapter features a USB 3.0 connector allowing you to take full advantage of the enhanced data transfer rates and also comes with a USB 3.0 cradle making it easy to re-position the adapter to receive a better signal.

Maximum Flexibility for Maximum Wireless Coverage
The ASUS USB-AC55 is a dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi adapter with a USB 3.0 connection that brings high-performance wireless networking support to desktop and notebook PCs. The USB-AC55 features a USB 3.0 connection with support for wireless data rates up to 400 Mbps at 2.4 GHz and 867 Mbps at 5 GHz with compatible routers. Suitable for use with both desktop and notebook PCs, the USB-AC55 features a dual internal antenna design for great wireless network coverage with minimal desktop clutter.
802.11ac Wireless
Faster Wi-Fi becomes more accessible via USB, going up to 867 Mbps on the clear 5 GHz band. Using 802.11ac wireless, faster connectivity and enjoyment come to all your devices. Compared with current 802.11n, the USB-AC55 delivers up to 867 Mbps at 5 GHz, which is 3X faster than 2x2 802.11n.
Dual Band Functionality
256QAM technology integrated on the USB-AC55 brings the speed benefits of next-generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi to both 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands. At 400 Mbps and 867 Mbps respectively, they turn the USB-AC55 into a formidable AC1300 wireless adapter. Connect the USB-AC55 to ASUS networks to attain the very highest possible Wi-Fi speeds.
USB 3.0 for Full 802.11ac Performance
USB 3.0 allows the USB-AC55 to pair with notebooks and desktops using a bandwidth up to ten times that of USB 2.0. It means the full advantage of 802.11ac networking is realized, as the adapter has enough throughput overhead to support much faster network speeds.
UPC: 886227689941
In the Box
ASUS USB-AC55 Dual-Band Wireless-AC1300 USB Wi-Fi Adapter
  • Support CD (Driver and Utility)
  • USB 3.0 Cradle
  • Limited 1-Year Manufacturer Warranty
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    ASUS AC1300 specs

    Network Standards IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac, IPv4
    Product Segment AC1300 enhanced AC performance; 400+867 Mbps
    Data Rate 802.11a: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps
    802.11b: 1, 2, 5.5, 11 Mbps
    802.11g: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48, 54 Mbps
    802.11n: up to 400 Mbps
    802.11ac: up to 867 Mbps
    Antenna 2 x Internal antennas
    Operating Frequency 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz
    Encryption 64-bit WEP, 128-bit WEP, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPS support
    Ports 1 x USB 3.0
    Button WPS button
    LED Indicator 1 x WAN
    Power Supply AC Input: 110~240 V (50~60 Hz)
    DC Output: 5 V with max. 0.5 A current
    OS Support Windows 8.1 86x64
    Windows 8 86x64
    Windows 7 86x64
    Dimensions 3.8 x 1.1 x 0.4" / 96.0 x 27.8 x 10.8 mm
    Weight 4.0 lb / 1.8 kg
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 0.7 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 7.4 x 5.8 x 2.2"

    ASUS AC1300 reviews

    USB-AC55 Dual-Band Wireless-AC1300 USB Wi-Fi Adapter is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 5.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Small form factor and easy to add to system. Install was quick with options presented.
    Date published: 2015-06-15
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy as pie, Fast as lightnight Simple setup. Pretty much plug and play. I was using an old linksys G adapter from 2007. I was getting 10mbps max. Now I'm getting 60, exactly what I'm paying for through my ISP. I suppose that's a no-brainer, ha! But still, the AC55 rocks. If you're on the fence, just buy it. The bonus is you also get a rebate.
    Date published: 2016-02-24
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Plug and Play Setup directions had me a little confused--I'm� not a hardware guy-- but I just went ahead and completed the procedure and the wifi works fine for my purposes(backup PC).� Have managed to apply for the large ASUS� rebate, but that process is also more complicated than it needs to be.
    Date published: 2018-02-27
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worked as advertisded. Wish dongle cable was longer, but that is a small complaint. Easy install and is working well.
    Date published: 2016-10-10
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wireless adapter This ASUS wireless adapter for exceeded my expectations and is a great product !
    Date published: 2017-06-05
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