The D-Link Xtreme N™ PCI Express (PCIe) Desktop Adapter (DWA-556) is a draft 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.
GET CONNECTED, STAY CONNECTED
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.
EASY TO SETUP, EASY TO USE
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.
WHAT THIS PRODUCT DOES
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.
XTREME N™ ADAPTER BENEFITS
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 WebAccess 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
PCI EXPRESS BENEFITS
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