The ASUS USB-N53 is a dual-band USB adapter that provides flexible dual-band connection for lag-free streaming and high performance networking. It also has a superior antenna design for extensive wireless coverage. With the bundled USB cable, you can flexibly adjust the antenna to receive the strongest signal. A friendly user interface utility allows you to install and use the application easily, making the USB-N53 a fantastic router both at home and on the road.
Flexible Dual-band Connection
Wireless-N dual-band internet application for lag-free, high defination streaming.
Power Signal Transmission
Superior antenna design for extensive wireless coverage- an increase of more than 150%.
With the USB cable accessory, you can flexibly adjust the antenna to receive the strongest signal.
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- by David_W @Aug 21, 2012
IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n
2 x on-board PCB antenna
11 for N. America, 13 Europe (ETSI)
802.11 a/b/g/n : downlink up to 300Mbps, uplink up to 300Mbps(20/40MHz)
b mode : 18.5 ~21.5 dBm g mode : 16.5 ~19.5 dBm n mode : 16.5 ~19.5 dBm a/n mode : 12.5 ~15.5 dBm
64QAM, 16QAM, QPSK, BPSK, CCK, DQPSK, DBPSK, OFDM
Mobile control center, Wireless setting, Mobile manager, Site survey, WPS Wizard
64-bit WEP, 128-bit WEP, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPA-Enterprise, WPA2-Enterprise, WPS support
CE, FCC, C-Tick, IC, NCC, Wi-Fi
96 x 26 x 12.45 mm (LxWxH)
20 g (Device Only)
Operating Temperature: 0 °C to 40 °C ( °F to ºF) Storage Temperature: -10 ° to 70 ° C ( °F to °F) Operating Humidity: 15 % to 95 % (Non-condensing) Storage Humidity: 15 % to 95 % (Non-condensing)
Windows® 7 32bit/64bit Windows® Vista 32bit/64bit Windows® XP 32bit/64bit
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seems to work well but I use it mostly for the 2.4Ghz band, so not sure how well it works in 5Ghz band. The dongle is very big and the end cap doens't mount on the other end like many similar dongle.
I purchased this adapter in conjunction with an Asus RT-N53 router and I am extremely impressed with performance and signal quality. I am using this adapter on the 5GHz band and have rock solid 5 bars from the other end of the house (60 Ft open air). Installation was extremely quick with the provided driver CD which at my time of purchase had the latest drivers from Asus. You can a short 4 inch usb extension cable made of flexible metal similar to a lamp to position the device on your pc for maximum signal quality. In fact the only negative point I can make is the size of the unit. Compared to most other wireless N adapters this is very large, and looks "goofy" when connected to a small laptop or net book. However, that aside this is an all around fantastic device.
bought this because my old adapter was having issues keeping a constant connection. this one runs cool and has great reception. the usb dongle is a nice touch, allows you to change the position of the usb somewhat while connected to get better reception. good buy.
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