Mini USB Wireless Lan 802.11N Adapter - 1T1R (150Mbps)
    Product # 6146
    Mini USB Wireless Lan 802.11N Adapter - 1T1R (150Mbps)
    Product # 6146
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    Mini USB Wireless Lan 802.11N Adapter - 1T1R (150Mbps)

    Quickly and easily add IEEE 802.11n Wi-Fi® connectivity to a Windows, Mac, or Linux desktop of laptop PC using this Mini USB Wireless LAN 802.11n Adapter from Monoprice!

    This simple little adapter plugs into an available USB 2.0 port on a laptop or desktop PC. It utilizes the Realtek RTL8188SU integrated single-chip Wireless LAN (WLAN) USB 2.0 network interface controller, which combines a MAC, a 1T1R capable baseband, and RF in a single chip. It provides a single transmit path and a single receive path (1T1R) and delivers upload and download speeds up to 150Mbps.

    It includes support for 64-bit and 128-bit WEP encryption, WPA, WPA-PSK, WPA2, WPA2-PSK, and TKIP/AES security protocols. It is compatible with the Microsoft Window 2000, XP, Vista, and Windows 7 (32- and 64-bit versions), Mac OS X 10.4 ~ 10.8, and Linux Kernel 2.6.18 ~ 2.6.38 and Kernel 3.0.2 operating systems.


    • 72.2Mbps receive PHY rate and 72.2Mbps transmit PHY rate using 20MHz bandwidth
    • 150Mbps receive PHY rate and 150Mbps transmit PHY rate using 40MHz bandwidth
    • Backward compatible with 802.11b/g devices while operating at 802.11n data rates
    • Supports IEEE 802.11e QoS Enhancement (WMM)
    • Supports IEEE 802.11i (WPA, WPA2) open, shared key, and pair-wise key authentication services
    • Supports 64-bit and 128-bit WEP encryption, WPA, WPA-PSK, WPA2, WPA2-PSK, and TKIP/AES security protocols
    • Supports channel management and co-existence
    • Supports Wake-On-WLAN via Magic Packet and Wake-up frame
    • Supports Transmit Opportunity (TXOP) Short Inter-Frame Space (SIFS) bursting for higher multimedia bandwidth
    • One Transmit and one Receive path (1T1R)
    • 20MHz and 40MHz bandwidth transmission
    • Short Guard Interval (400ns)
    • Maximum data rate 54Mbps in 802.11g, and 150Mbps in 802.11n

    Support Files:

    Wi-Fi is a registered trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance.

    Microsoft, Windows, and Vista are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

    Apple, Mac, and OS X are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

    Wireless Standards IEEE 802.11n (draft)
    IEEE 802.11g
    IEEE 802.11b
    Host Interface High speed USB2.0/1.1 interface
    Data Rates 802.11n: up to 150Mbps (downlink) and 150Mbps (uplink)
    802.11g: 54 / 48 / 36 / 24 / 18/ 12 / 9 / 6 Mbps auto fallback
    802.11b: 11 / 5.5 / 2 / 1 Mbps auto fallback
    Frequency Band 2.4GHz ISM (Industrial Scientific Medical) Band
    Chipset Realtek RTL8188SU
    RF Frequency 2412 ~ 2462 MHz
    Radio Channel 1 ~ 14 channels (Universal Domain Selection)
    Range Coverage Up to 3 times farther range than 802.11g
    Antenna type Integrated Antenna
    Roaming Full mobility and seamless roaming from cell to cell
    RF Output Power 13 ~17 dBm (Typical)
    Modulation 11n: BPSK, QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM with OFDM
    11g: BPSK, QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM, OFDM
    Data Security 64/128-bit WEP Encryption, WPA, WPA-PSK, WPA2, WPA2-PSK,
    Network Auto-switching to use 802.11n or 802.11g or 802.11b mode
    Supports Ad-Hoc, Infrastructure WLAN network
    Wireless roaming
    Data rate auto fall-back under noisy environment or longer range distance
    Site Survey with Profile function
    Configuration & Management Plug-and-Play setup and installation
    Management Utility supports Windows 2000, XP, and Vista
    Media Access Control CSMA/CA with ACK
    LED Indicator Link/Active (Green)
    Operating Systems Windows 2000, XP (32/64-bit), Vista (32/64-bit), 7 (32/64-bit),
    Linux, and Mac OS X
    Operating Temperature +32 ~ +104°F (0 ~ 40°C)
    Storage Temperature -4 ~ +167°F (-20 ~ 75°C)
    Operating Humidity 10 ~ 90% (Non-condensing)
    Storage Humidity 5 ~ 95% (Non-condensing)
    Regulatory Compliance FCC, CE, RoHS, Wi-Fi
    4.2 / 5.0
    85 Reviews
    5 Stars
    4 Stars
    3 Stars
    2 Stars
    1 Star
    Pleasantly Surprised
    It works. Gives me good, solid & fast connectivity from the first floor of my house to the third floor. Who can complain for the price?

    PROS: Inexpensive, Great range, Easy configuration

    CONS: Thought I had one when it died today but then realized I bought it 3 years, NONE!
    August 23, 2013
    Fast !

    PROS: Everything is good on this device. The price, the size and performance. This little baby is Fast ! Definitely worth purchasing I will be buying another soon. I had mine for a few months now I have no issues at all !
    February 27, 2012
    Easy, just plain easy.

    PROS: Out of package, plugged in and running in less than 60 seconds. Works great! software included in case your are installing on a machine without any connection.
    July 30, 2012
    wireless LAN
    great job MonoPrice............ but I am certain you can simplify the means by which you navigate so as to write a review.

    PROS: great product, great price, great service, what else could you ask for.

    CONS: navigating to the site rewrite the review is ridiculously convoluted. This is a giant disincentive for people to write reviews.
    April 21, 2011
    Excellent little adapter

    PROS: Small
    Easy To Install

    CONS: None
    February 20, 2013
    Great Wireless Adapter
    Works as advertised once you have updated Windows 7.

    PROS: USB. Great reception.

    CONS: If installing on Windows 7 machine ENSURE you are fully updated. This device WILL NOT WORK with vanilla Windows 7. One of the patches that is downloaded and installed using default update settings must be installed before this will work. I've used three of these and each time I've had to fully update Windows 7 before the wireless will work. You do not need the default drivers if you update Windows 7 but they are there if you need them? I did not need them for any of my installs.

    Wide... can not plug anything into an adjacent USB without force. Does not come with drivers, these must be downloaded from a site linked to in the product page.
    July 5, 2012
    works perfectly
    purchased this for an old laptop that didn't have wifi, and it works perfectly. (it is for my mother-in-law and she didn't need a new one because she only streams Hulu).

    PROS: easy to use, easy to install

    CONS: none
    November 9, 2012
    Works wonderfully, especially considering the price! No hassle good speed! (Can't test N speeds since I only have a G router.) Got my gaming desktop on the network wirelessly, and the speed is more than enough to play games like Team Fortress 2.
    July 24, 2010
    Great adapter, good range, quick install
    Works best if you point the installation to the cd and let it find the driver, or for 2000/xp the correct folder on the cd so you don't have any 3rd party connection utilities. Works great on G networks.
    July 12, 2010
    WDTV Live
    I wanted to note that I was able to use this as the wireless adapter for a WDTV live after searching for the firmware 1.02.19 and applying it to my WD TV Live. I have watched a few things on it with fine results although I have not tried any extremely high bit rate movies.
    April 16, 2010
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