D-Link Now Shipping Sphere-Shaped AC1900 Wi-Fi USB Adapter

New USB Adapter Delivers Unique Design and High Power Amplifiers to Improve Wi-Fi Performance on a Laptop or Desktop Computer

Jul 30, 2015, 06:15 ET from D-Link

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- D-Link today announced it is now shipping the uniquely-shaped AC1900 Wi-Fi USB Adapter (DWA-192). Designed to bring faster speeds and extended range to laptops and desktop PCs, the DWA-192 boasts 3x3 internal antennas, dual-band technology (2.4GHz and 5GHz) and speeds of up to 1900Mbps1. The AC1900 Wi-Fi Adapter enables users to upgrade a desktop PC to the latest generation wireless AC technology – up to three times faster than previous-generation wireless N – for streaming HD movies, transferring large files, and lag-free gaming throughout the home.

"Today's computers are demanding faster Wi-Fi to keep up with applications such as streaming HD, gaming and more," said Daniel Kelley, vice president of marketing, D-Link Systems, Inc. "Our new AC1900 USB Wi-Fi Adapter will significantly upgrade the network speeds of a device, providing the ability to do more online and stray farther from the home router."

The DWA-192 is ideal for use in larger homes and for users who need a faster Wi-Fi connection. The AC1900 Adapter is backward compatible with 802.11n/g/a technology and works with all brands of Wi-Fi routers and range extenders making it a simple way to upgrade a laptop or desktop PC to 11AC speeds. For ultimate performance, this adapter can be used with a D-Link® ULTRA Series Wi-Fi Router to maximize home network speeds.

The AC1900 Wi-Fi USB Adapter also features Advanced AC SmartBeam technology, which directs bandwidth to improve the Wi-Fi signal between the connected router and the DWA-192. SmartBeam provides a faster connection for the laptop or desktop that is connected to the USB adapter for lag-free HD gaming and streaming.   

With USB 3.0 technology, users will also get a 10 times performance increase and better power management. Data transfer speeds will reach up to 5Gbps compared to 480Mbps on the USB 2.0 standard.

More About the AC1900 Wi-Fi USB Adapter:

  • Fully utilize the power and speed of your Wireless AC network
  • Dual-band technology offers flexibility and versatility depending on your connectivity needs
  • Latest Wireless AC technology delivers maximum performance and reliability
  • Connect to wireless networks securely using the latest encryption methods
  • Supports WPA / WPA2 encryption for high-level wireless security
  • Use Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) to establish a secure connection with the press of a button
  • Supports both Windows and Mac desktops or laptops

Availability and Pricing

The DWA-192 is available now for an estimated price of $99.99 at Amazon.com, NewEgg.com and throughout D-Link's vast network of retail and e-tail outlets. Detailed specifications are available online at D-Link's website.

About D-Link

D-Link is the global leader in connectivity for home, small business, mid- to large-sized enterprise environments, and service providers. An award-winning designer, developer, and manufacturer, D-Link implements and supports unified network solutions that integrate capabilities in switching, wireless, broadband, storage, IP Surveillance, and cloud-based network management. For more information visit us.dlink.com, or connect with D-Link on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/dlink), Twitter (www.twitter.com/dlink) and the D-Link Blog (blog.dlink.com).

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1 Maximum wireless signal rate derived from draft IEEE 802.11ac specifications. D-Link makes no warranties as to forward compatibility with future standards or compatibility with draft 802.11ac devices from other manufacturers. 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 may adversely affect wireless signal range.

 

 

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