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PCI Wireless N Adapter - 300 Mbps PCI 802.11 b/g/n Network Adapter Card – 2T2R 2.2 dBi

Add high speed Wireless-N connectivity to a desktop PC through PCI

Product ID: PCI300WN2X2

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  • 2 Transmitter/2 Receiver (2x2:2) antenna configuration
  • Compliant with IEEE 802.11n standard, with support for up to 300Mbps of wireless data bandwidth
  • Backward compatible with IEEE 802.11b/g standards for up to 11/54Mbps connections respectively with Wireless-B and Wireless-G networks

The PCI300WN2X2 Wireless-N PCI Card adds high speed 802.11n network connectivity to almost any PCI-enabled desktop/workstation PC. Using a 2T2R (2 Transmitter/2 Receiver) design over the 2.4GHz frequency, the card supports 300Mbps data bandwidth over an 802.11n network, while providing optimal signal reception and range - the ideal WiFi card for Desktop PCs.

Backward compatible with 802.11b/g networks (11/54Mbps), this versatile WiFi N adapter offers a versatile wireless networking solution with support for standard and advanced security options such as WEP, WPA and WPA2, along with wireless Quality of Service (QoS) support and quick and easy setup through WPS.

This easy-to-install wireless PCI NIC also includes a low-profile adapter, which enables it to be installed as a half-height wireless PCI card that's suitable for Small Form Factor computers.

Backed by StarTech.com's 2-year warranty, the PCI300WN2X2 PCI Wireless N adapter also includes free lifetime technical support, ensuring an excellent upgrade or first-time setup option.

Applications

  • Connect a remote workstation PC to a wireless-N network, in environments where running network cables is not feasible

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • 802.11b/g/n compliance ensures a fast, reliable wireless-N network connection, while still being able to connect to older wireless b/g networks
  • Support for the latest wireless network security protocols and QoS, ensures a safe and efficient network experience
  • Includes both a full and low profile/half-height bracket for installation into any sized desktop computer

Partner Numbers

  • UPC 065030848763

Compatibility

  • Windows 8 logo
  • Windows 7 logo
  • Linux logo
  • Windows 10 logo
Windows® XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2003, 2008 R2
Linux 2.6.32 and later or 4.4.x LTS Versions only

Specifications

Warranty Information Warranty 2 Years
Connector(s) 1 - Connector Type(s) PCI / PCI-X (Universal 3.3 & 5V, 32-bit)
2 - External Ports RP-SMA (Coax, Reverse Polarity SubMiniature A)
Environmental Operating Temperature 0°C to 55°C (32°F to 131°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 70°C (-4°F to 158°F)
Humidity 10% ~ 90% RH
Hardware Interface Wireless Ethernet
Bus Type PCI / PCI-X (5 / 3.3V)
Card Type Standard Profile (LP bracket incl.)
Antenna Configuration 2x2:2 (TxR:S)
Chipset ID Ralink - RT3062F
Packaging Information Package Height 1.3 in [32 mm]
Package Length 6.4 in [16.3 cm]
Package Width 5.4 in [13.6 cm]
Package Quantity 1
Shipping (Package) Weight 5.5 oz [155 g]
Performance Maximum Data Transfer Rate 802.11n: 300 Mbps
Bandwidth 20/40 MHz
Full Duplex Support Yes
Frequency Range 2.4 GHz ~ 2.484 GHz
Security Features WEP Data Encryption
TKIP/AES
WPA and WPA2-PSK Data Encryption
WPA and WPA2 Enterprise Data Encryption
Supported Protocols CSMA/CA
Physical Characteristics Product Length 5.1 in [12.9 cm]
Product Width 2.1 in [53 mm]
Product Height 0.7 in [19 mm]
Weight of Product 1.8 oz [50 g]
Software OS Compatibility Windows® XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2003, 2008 R2
Linux 2.6.32 and later or 4.4.x LTS Versions only
Special Notes / Requirements System and Cable Requirements Available PCI expansion card slot
What's in the Box 1 - Included in Package PCI Wireless-N Card
Low Profile Bracket
Driver CD
Instruction Manual
2 - Included in Package Antenna

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Frequently Asked Questions

Installation

Prior to installing this device, ensure that your operating system is up to date (for example, you have installed the most recent service pack).

To install the driver:

  1. Download the latest drivers from the StarTech.com website (http://www.startech.com/Support). You can find the part number and product ID on the product’s packaging.

Note: Windows will typically save the files to the Downloads folder that is associated with your user account (for example, C:\Users\your_name\Downloads).

  1. Once the download is complete, right-click the zip folder that you downloaded, select Extract All, and follow the on-screen instructions.
  2. Right-click Setup.exe.
  3. Click Run as Administrator.

Note: If the Run as Administrator option is not available, you might be attempting to run the installer from within the zipped file. Extract the files using the instructions in Step 2.

  1. During the installation, you will be prompted to install only the drivers or also the
    Ralink WLAN Utility software. If you wish to use the built-in Windows utility to set up your wireless connection, only install the drivers. If you do not wish to use the built-in Windows Utility (Zero Configuration Utility), install the Ralink WLAN Utility software.

Note: You can switch to using the Windows Utility at any time.

  1. Restart the computer when prompted.
  2. Your computer will automatically complete the driver installation and your device should be ready to use.

How To

To confirm that Windows detects your expansion card, complete the following:

  1. Press the Windows key+R, type devmgmt.msc, and press Enter.
  2. In Device Manager, under the appropriate heading, confirm that your expansion card is listed and that there isn't an exclamation mark next to it.  For example, a USB controller card would be under Universal Serial Bus controllers.

Your expansion card is listed according to the name of the chipset. To determine the name of the chipset of your expansion card, navigate to www.StarTech.com and look on the Technical Specifications tab for your product.

Before You Buy

Yes. This PCI card uses a universal connector keyed for both 3.3V and 5V that can be used with PCI and PCI-X. This type of connector is identified as having 2 separate notches, instead of just one.

Compliance and safety

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Safety Measures

  • If product has an exposed circuit board, do not touch the product under power.
  • If Class 1 Laser Product. Laser radiation is present when the system is open.
  • Wiring terminations should not be made with the product and/or electric lines under power.
  • Product installation and/or mounting should be completed by a certified professional as per the local safety and building code guidelines.
  • Cables (including power and charging cables) should be placed and routed to avoid creating electric, tripping or safety hazards.
*Product appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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