The Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter (DWA-182) delivers powerful wireless AC technology to your desktop or notebook computer. Simply plug the adapter into an available USB port and connect to a wireless network to access a secure, high-speed internet connection u2013 2.4GHz (300Mbps*) or 5GHz (up to 867Mbps*). And with integrated Dual Band technology, youu2019ll have reduced Wi-Fi interference to maximize throughput for faster streaming, gaming, and VOIP calls. Interference-Free Bandwidth The Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter(DWA-182) delivers Dual Band technology to your home network for intelligent, versatile, interference-free bandwidth. Check your email and surf the Internet on the 2.4GHz band; or game, make Skype calls and stream HD movies to multiple devices using the cleaner, interference-free 5GHz band. Whatever you like to do online, Dual Band has you covered. Easy WPS Push Button Setup Use Wireless Protected Setup (WPS) to quickly and easily establish a highly secure home network that will have you browsing, streaming, and watching in minutes. The latest encryption technology ensures that information transmitted on your network remains safe and secure, while preventing unauthorized access. Itu2019s as easy as push and connect! Compatible With All Your Wireless Products While the Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter delivers cutting-edge 802.11ac speed to your home network, itu2019s also backward compatible with all of your current wireless products u2013 no updates or adapters necessary. USB 3.0 for Maximum Data Transfer Speeds The DWA-182 also supports the latest high-speed USB 3.0 specification. When connected to a compatible USB 3.0 device and using the 5 GHz wireless band, the device will automatically switch to USB 3.0 mode, allowing you to achieve the highest possible data transfer rates and fully utilize the speed benefits of the Wireless AC standard. What is wireless AC? 802.11ac is a new networking standard that produces high-throughput wireless speed on the 5GHz band. What does this mean for your home network? Flawless HD video streaming, faster gaming, and lag-free Skype and Facetime calls, all with less Wi-Fi interference for smooth, lightning-fast performance. And while your home gains all the cutting-edge benefits of 11ac, D-Linku2019s Wireless AC1200 Dual Band USB Adapter is also compatible with all of your current Wireless N products. * Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE standard 802.11ac (draft) specifications which are subject to change. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental factors will adversely affect wireless signal range.