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USB 2.0 300 Mbps Mini Wireless-N Network Adapter - 802.11n 2T2R WiFi Adapter

Add high-speed Wireless-N connectivity to a desktop or laptop system through USB 2.0

Product ID: USB300WN2X2C

  • Extremely compact and lightweight design
  • 2 Transmitter/2 Receiver (2x2:2) antenna configuration
  • Compliant with IEEE 802.11n standards, with data rates up to 300Mbps
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  • Backward compatible with 802.11b/g (11/54Mbps respectively)
  • Supports WEP (64-128-bit), WPA and WPA2 wireless security
  • Supports WMM Quality of Service
23,99 € EUR
VAT not included in the price
638+ In stock
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Overview

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.

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

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • Leave the adapter plugged into your laptop without worry, with an ultra-compact adapter
  • Ensure fast, reliable network connectivity, with full Wireless-N compatibility
  • Connect to older wireless networks easily, with 802.11b/g backward compatibility

Applications

Add wireless networking capabilities, without having to open up your computer case

Replace or upgrade an existing WiFi connection to IEEE 802.11n standards

Connect to a wireless-N network in remote locations where wired connections are unavailable

Add high-speed WiFi connectivity to support demanding applications such as streaming video, VoIP and network backups

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Antenna Configuration 2x2:2 (TxR:S)
Bus Type USB 2.0
Chipset ID Realtek - RTL8192EU
Industry Standards IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Interface Wireless Ethernet
Performance
Bandwidth 20 / 40MHz
Frequency Range 2.400GHz ~ 2.484GHz
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 300 Mbps
Security Features WEP Data Encryption
WPA and WPA2-PSK Data Encryption
TKIP/AES
WPA and WPA2 Enterprise Data Encryption
Connector(s)
Connector Type(s) 1 - USB Type-A (4 pin) USB 2.0 Male
1 - Wireless N (IEEE 802.11n)
Software
OS Compatibility Windows® XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 2016
Mac OS X® 10.6 to 10.13
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
Indicators
LED Indicators 1 - Link / Activity
Power
Power Source USB-Powered
Environmental
Humidity 10% ~ 90% RH (Non-condensing)
Operating Temperature 0°C ~ 40°C (32°F ~ 104°F)
Storage Temperature -40°C ~ 70°C (-40°F ~ 158°F)
Physical Characteristics
Color Black
Enclosure Type Plastic
Product Height 6 mm [0.2 in]
Product Length 22 mm [0.9 in]
Product Weight 2 g [0.1 oz]
Product Width 16 mm [0.6 in]
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight 66 g [2.3 oz]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - USB Wireless N Adapter
1 - Driver CD
1 - Instruction Manual

Compatibility

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Windows® XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2003, 2008 R2, 2012, 2016
Mac OS X® 10.6 to 10.13
Linux kernel 2.6.x, 4.4.x to 4.11.x LTS Versions only

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Product Support

Frequently Asked Questions

How to

To confirm that Windows detects your USB device, 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 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.

Troubleshooting

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

  1. On your keyboard, press the Windows key + X and select Control Panel.
  2. Click Hardware and Sound, then click Power Options.
  3. Click Change plan settings for the plan you want to change.
  4. Click Change advanced power settings.
  5. Click the plus sign (+) next to “USB settings” and “USB selective suspend setting” to expand the options and change the setting to Disabled.
  6. Click OK to apply the setting.

Note: You may need to disconnect and re-connect your USB device after applying these settings to re-establish the connection.

Windows 7 / Vista

  1. Click the Start button and select Control Panel.
  2. Click Hardware and Sound, then click Power Options.
  3. Click Change plan settings for the plan you want to change.
  4. Click Change advanced power settings.
  5. Click the plus sign (+) next to “USB settings” and “USB selective suspend setting” to expand the options and change the setting to Disabled.
  6. Click OK to apply the setting.

Note: You may need to disconnect and re-connect your USB device after applying these settings to re-establish the connection.

Windows XP

  1. On your desktop, right-click the My Computer icon and select Properties.
  2. Click the Device Manager tab.
  3. Expand Universal Serial Bus controllers by clicking the arrow to the left of it.
  4. Right-click the first USB Root Hub device and select Properties.
  5. Click the Power Management tab.
  6. Clear the box next to Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power.
  7. Click OK to apply the setting.
  8. Repeat steps 4-7 for any remaining devices in the Universal Serial Bus Controllers section with “Root Hub” in the name.

Note: You may need to disconnect and re-connect your USB device after applying these settings to re-establish the connection.