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

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

Product ID: PEX300WN2X2

  • 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
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  • Supported security features: WEP (64-128-bit), WPA, WPA2, WPS
  • Support for WMM/WMM-PS Quality of Service (QoS)
  • Infrastructure and Ad-Hoc network modes support
  • Dual detachable 2dBi antennas
  • Includes Low Profile/Half-Height installation bracket
£29.99 GBP exc VAT
£35.99 GBP inc VAT
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Overview

The PEX300WN2X2 PCI Express Wireless N Card (PCIe x1) adds high speed wireless network connectivity to almost any PCI Express-enabled desktop/workstation PC. Using a 2T2R (2 Transmitter/2 Receiver) design over the 2.4GHz frequency, this PCIe wireless card provides up to 300Mbps of data bandwidth over an 802.11n network, while improving signal reception and range.

Backward compatible with 802.11b/g networks (11/54Mbps), this 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 PCI Express 2.0 card is backed by StarTech.com's 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support, making for an excellent wireless upgrade or first-time setup option.

The StarTech.com Advantage

  • PCI Express 2.0 and 802.11n compliance ensure 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

Applications

Add wireless-N networking capabilities to a PCI Express-enabled desktop PC

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

Technical Specifications

Warranty Information
Warranty 2 Years
Hardware
Antenna Configuration 2x2:2 (TxR:S)
Bus Type PCI Express
Card Type Standard Profile (LP bracket incl.)
Chipset ID Ralink - RT5392
Industry Standards IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE802.11n
Interface Wireless Ethernet
Performance
Bandwidth 20/40 MHz
Frequency Range 2.4 GHz ~ 2.484 GHz
Full Duplex Support Yes
Maximum Data Transfer Rate 802.11n: 300 Mbps
Modulation OFDM/DSSS/DBPSK/DQPSK/CCK
Security Features TKIP/AES
WEP Data Encryption
WPA and WPA2-PSK Data Encryption
WPA and WPA2 Enterprise Data Encryption
Supported Protocols CSMA/CA
Connector(s)
Connector Type(s) 2 - RP-SMA (Coax, Reverse Polarity SubMiniature A) Female
Software
OS Compatibility Windows® XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2003, 2008 R2
Linux 2.6.32 to 4.11.x LTS Versions only
Special Notes / Requirements
System and Cable Requirements Available full profile PCI Express expansion slot
Indicators
LED Indicators 1 - Link/Activity (green)
Environmental
Humidity 5% ~ 95% RH
Operating Temperature -10°C to 70°C (14°F to 158°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 70°C (-4°F to 158°F)
Physical Characteristics
Product Height 18 mm [0.7 in]
Product Length 75 mm [3 in]
Product Weight 36 g [1.3 oz]
Product Width 49 mm [1.9 in]
Packaging Information
Package Quantity 1
Shipping (Package) Weight 162 g [5.7 oz]
What's in the Box
Included in Package 1 - PCI Express Wireless Networking Card
2 - Antenna
1 - Low Profile Bracket
1 - Driver CD
1 - Instruction Manual

Compatibility

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Windows® XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2003, 2008 R2
Linux 2.6.32 to 4.11.x LTS Versions only

Certifications

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Product Support

Frequently Asked Questions

Installation

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.

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

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