ASUS USB-AC56 - Network Adapter - USB 3.0

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ASUS USB-AC56 - Network Adapter - USB 3.0

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  • Next-generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi
  • Selectable 5 GHz/2.4 GHz dual band
  • AiRadar technology
  • External high-gain antenna
  • USB 3.0 connection

Product Description

ASUS USB-AC56 - Network Adapter - USB 3.0

The ASUS USB-AC56 is a dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi adapter with a USB 3.0 connection that brings high-performance wireless networking support to desktop and notebook PCs. The USB-AC56 features a USB 3.0 connection with support for wireless data rates up to 300 Mbit/s at 2.4 GHz and 867 Mbit/s at 5 GHz with compatible routers. Suitable for use with both desktop and notebook PCs,the USB-AC56 features a dual internal antenna design for great wireless network coverage with minimal desktop clutter and a removable high-gain external antenna that boosts reception still further in weak Wi-Fi signal areas.
  • Next gen 802.11ac wireless,up to 3x faster than 2 x 2 wireless N adapters
  • The fastest Wi-Fi ever becomes more accessible via USB,going up to 867 Mbps on the clear 5 GHz band. Using 802.11ac wireless,faster connectivity and enjoyment come to all your devices. Compared with current 802.11n,the USB-AC56 delivers up to 867 Mbps at 5 GHz,which is 3x faster than 802.11n!
  • Maximum flexibility for maximum wireless coverage
  • The USB-AC56 wireless-AC1200 USB adapter can cover larger homes and offices,including multi-floor locations. Its detachable high-gain external antenna and strong dual internal antennas provide ample transmission power for bigger areas. The detachable antenna can be removed to reduce power draw and emissions should medium-range coverage be sufficient. It can also be upgraded with a more powerful antenna if needed.
  • Intelligent signal management for stable wireless connections
  • ASUS AiRadar intelligently strengthens wireless device connectivity using precise directional signal amplification for extended coverage,increased data throughput speed,and enhanced stability. Because connection strength varies based on your environment,the USB-AC56 dual-band wireless-AC1200 USB wireless adapter uses two internal antennas and an external high gain antenna and high-powered beam packing to detect wireless router locations to shape transmissions so they're optimized for the fastest,most stable connection strength.
  • USB 3.0 for full 802.11ac performance
  • USB 3.0 allows the USB-AC56 dual-band wireless-AC1200 USB wireless adapter to pair with notebooks and desktops using a bandwidth up to ten times that of USB 2.0. It means the full advantage of 802.11ac networking is realized,as the adapter has enough throughputs overhead to support much faster network speeds.

Technical Specification

ASUS USB-AC56 - Network Adapter - USB 3.0


Data Link Protocol IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac
Connectivity Technology Wireless
Data Transfer Rate 1200 Mbps
Frequency Band 2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Features Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS), ASUS AiRadar
Compliant Standards IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.11ac

Software / System Requirements

OS Required Microsoft Windows 2000, Apple MacOS X 10.6, Apple MacOS X 10.5, Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bits), Microsoft Windows XP (32/64 bits), Apple MacOS X Lion 10.7, Apple OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Windows 8 (32/64 bits)
Software Included Drivers & Utilities


Device Type Network adapter
Form Factor External
Interface (Bus) Type SuperSpeed USB 3.0


Antenna External detachable and internal
Antenna Qty 3


Included Accessories USB cradle
Cables Included 1 x USB extension cable
Encryption Algorithm 128-bit WEP, 64-bit WEP, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK

Dimensions & Weight

Width 11.5 cm
Depth 2.8 cm
Height 1.9 cm
Weight 50 g

Manufacturer Warranty

Service & Support Limited warranty - parts and labour - 2 years

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