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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.
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.
In the Box
ASUS USB-AC55 Dual-Band Wireless-AC1300 USB Wi-Fi Adapter