PCI Express AC1200 Dual Band Wireless-AC Network Adapter - PCIe 802.11ac WiFi Card

Add high speed 802.11ac WiFi connectivity to a desktop PC through a PCI Express slot with dual band 2.4/5 GHz frequencies and up to 867Mbps

Product ID: PEX867WAC22

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  • Wireless AC1200 compatible (867 Mbps + 300 Mbps)
  • Compliant with 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac standards
  • Dual band 2.4 / 5 GHz support (802.11ac is 5 GHz only)
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$135.99CAD

In stock: CA: 2 | US: 2022

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The PEX867WAC22 PCI Express AC1200 Wireless Network Adapter lets you add dual-band Wireless-AC connectivity to a desktop computer through a PCIe slot.

Wireless-AC Network Adapter connected to included antennas and stand on top of a desktop PC

With increased demand on network resources, this Wireless-AC adapter gives you exceptional speed and range for your office or home wireless network when paired with an 802.11ac router. This dual-band WiFi adapter supports maximum data rates of up to 867 Mbps on the 5GHz band (3x the speed of Wireless-N), plus up to 300 Mbps on the 2.4GHz band, making it the perfect solution for applications like HD video streaming, online conferencing, file transfers and gaming.

This versatile PCIe wireless card features a 2T2R (2 transmitter, 2 receiver) detachable antenna design, with an included magnetic antenna stand that can easily be mounted to the top or side of your PC case. Plus, the controller card is equipped with a standard profile bracket and includes a low-profile/half-height bracket for installation in small form-factor computers. To integrate with all of your networking devices, the adapter is also backward compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n networks.

Backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty, with free lifetime technical support.

Applications

  • Replace or upgrade the wireless capabilities of your desktop system to the latest standard
  • Connect to the less congested 5 GHz WiFi band to avoid interference from common wireless devices such as cordless phones
  • Conference online, transfer files, stream HD video or game without lag, through faster wireless performance

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Experience faster wireless speed and better coverage with 802.11ac compatibility
  • Ensure fast and dependable wireless networking, with less interference through dual band 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz operation
  • Connect to existing wireless networks with 802.11a/b/g/n backward compatibility

Partner Numbers

  • Ingram Micro Canada 05886X
  • Tech Data Canada 6396CT
  • ASI Distribution Canada 157938
  • D&H Canada PEX867WAC22CA
  • UPC 065030857512

Compatibility

  • Windows 8 logo
  • Windows 7 logo
  • Windows Server 2012 logo
  • Windows 10 logo
  • Windows Server 2016 logo
  • Windows Server 2019 logo
Windows® XP, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019

Specifications

Warranty Information Warranty 2 Years
Connector(s) 1 - Connector Type(s) PCI Express x1
Wireless AC (IEEE 802.11ac)
2 - External Ports RP-SMA (Coax, Reverse Polarity SubMiniature A)
Environmental Operating Temperature 0°C to 60°C (32°F to 140°F)
Storage Temperature 0°C to 70°C (32°F to 158°F)
Humidity 10~90% RH
Hardware Interface Wireless Ethernet
Bus Type PCI Express
Card Type Standard Profile (LP bracket incl.)
Antenna Configuration 2x2:2 (TxR:S)
Industry Standards IEEE 802.11ac Draft 2.0, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b
Chipset ID Realtek - RTL8812AE
Indicators 1 - LED Indicators Link / Act
Packaging Information Package Height 2.3 in [59 mm]
Package Length 8.3 in [21 cm]
Package Width 6.1 in [15.6 cm]
Shipping (Package) Weight 13.7 oz [388 g]
Performance Maximum Data Transfer Rate 867 Mbps (5 GHz)
300 Mbps (2.4 GHz)
Full Duplex Support Yes
Frequency Range 2.400 ~ 2.484GHz
5.180 ~ 5.850GHz
Security Features WEP Data Encryption
WPA and WPA2-PSK Data Encryption
TKIP/AES
WPA and WPA2 Enterprise Data Encryption
Physical Characteristics Material Steel
Product Length 3.4 in [87 mm]
Product Width 0.7 in [18 mm]
Product Height 4.7 in [12 cm]
Weight of Product 2.9 oz [82 g]
Software OS Compatibility Windows® XP, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019
Special Notes / Requirements System and Cable Requirements Available PCI Express x1 (or higher) slot
What's in the Box 1 - Included in Package PCI Express Wireless AC Card
2 - Included in Package 5 dBi Dual Band Antennas
1 - Included in Package Antenna Stand
Low Profile Bracket
Driver CD
Instruction Manual

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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. Select the appropriate folder for your operating system.
  3. Right-click Setup.exe. 
  4. 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. Follow the on-screen prompts to install the device drivers and restart the computer when prompted.
  2. Your computer will automatically complete the driver installation and your device should be ready to use.

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:\Documents and Settings\your_name\My Documents\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. Select the appropriate folder for your operating system.
  3. Double-click Setup.exe.
  4. Follow the on-screen prompts to install the device drivers and restart the computer when prompted.
  5. 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.

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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