Product ID: USB300WN2X2C
The USB300WN2X2C USB Wireless Network Adapter lets you add 300 Mbps Wireless-N connectivity to your desktop or laptop system through USB 2.0. With a compact, lightweight design, the adapter is extremely portable, and is unobtrusive when connected to your system - you can even leave it connected to your laptop when in a carrying bag, without worrying about damaging the adapter or the host port while on the move.
The USB wireless adapter is capable of data transfer rates up to 300Mbps over a 2.4GHz 802.11n WiFi network (backward compatible with 802.11b/g), through a 2 Transmitter / 2 Receiver antenna design. The adapter also supports security options such as WEP, WPA or WPA2, as well as quick device connection through Wireless Protected Setup (WPS), for a reliable and secure connection.
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|Warranty Information||Warranty||2 Years|
|Connector(s)||1 - Connector Type(s)||USB Type-A (4 pin) USB 2.0|
|Wireless N (IEEE 802.11n)|
|Environmental||Operating Temperature||0°C ~ 40°C (32°F ~ 104°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-40°C ~ 70°C (-40°F ~ 158°F)|
|Humidity||10% ~ 90% RH (Non-condensing)|
|Bus Type||USB 2.0|
|Antenna Configuration||2x2:2 (TxR:S)|
|Industry Standards||IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n|
|Chipset ID||Realtek - RTL8192EU|
|Indicators||1 - LED Indicators||Link / Activity|
|Packaging Information||Package Height||32,0 mm [1,3 in]|
|Package Length||14,3 cm [5,6 in]|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||65,0 g [2,3 oz]|
|Package Width||17,1 cm [6,7 in]|
|Performance||Maximum Data Transfer Rate||300 Mbps|
|Bandwidth||20 / 40MHz|
|Frequency Range||2.400GHz ~ 2.484GHz|
|Security Features||WEP Data Encryption|
|WPA and WPA2-PSK Data Encryption|
|WPA and WPA2 Enterprise Data Encryption|
|Physical Characteristics||Weight of Product||2,0 g [0,1 oz]|
|Product Length||22,0 mm [0,9 in]|
|Product Width||16,0 mm [0,6 in]|
|Product Height||0,6 cm [0,2 in]|
|Software||OS Compatibility||Windows® XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 2016, 2019
Mac OS X® 10.6 to 10.14
Linux kernel 2.6.x, 4.4.x to 4.11.x LTS Versions only
|Special Notes / Requirements||System and Cable Requirements||Available USB port|
|What's in the Box||1 - Included in Package||USB Wireless N Adapter|
Starting in High Sierra 10.13, macOS enforces stricter security policies than previous revisions. As a result of these changes, software packages, like those used in this installation, will need to be allowed within the macOS Security and Privacy settings, immediately after the software has been installed, in order for the device to operate.
To allow the software, follow these steps after you've completed installation on your Mac:
Note: The option to allow the software will be available within the Security & Privacy settings for 30 minutes. If the software is not allowed within that time frame, the software must be reinstalled in order for macOS to grant the opportunity to allow it again.
If the USB device does not work after your computer has been in extended hibernation, it is likely that Windows has automatically turned off the USB Root hub to save power.
The steps below outline how to configure the USB root hub to stay on during hibernation, to prevent this from happening.
Windows 10 / 8
Windows 7 / Vista
To confirm that Windows detects your USB device, complete the following:
Your USB device is listed according to the name of the chipset. To determine the name of the chipset of your USB device, navigate to www.StarTech.com and look on the Technical Specifications tab for your product.
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