The D-Link Xtreme N™ Desktop Adapter (DWA-552) is an 802.11n
wireless client that delivers unrivaled wireless performance for your desktop
computer. This wireless adapter delivers up to 14x faster speeds1and
6x farther range1than
802.11g while staying backward compatible with 802.11g networks. Once connected,
you can share a high-speed Internet connection, photos, files, music, videos,
printers, and storage.
Get Connected, Stay Connected
The Xtreme N Desktop Adapter is powered by Xtreme N technology
and boasts three external antennas to provide superior wireless reception in
your home or office. This adapter is designed for use in larger homes and
offices, or for users running multiple bandwidth-intensive applications. This
adapter enables you to simultaneously make or receive Internet phone calls (VoIP),
surf the Web, transfer files, and stream High-Definition (HD) media when
connected to an Xtreme N Gigabit Router (DIR-655 or DIR-660)1.
The DWA-552 supports WPA™ and WPA2™ encryption that allow you to connect
securely to a wireless network.
Easy To Setup, Easy To Use
D-Link's Quick Adapter Setup Wizard guides you step-by-step
through the installation process. Configure this desktop adapter without having
to call a networking expert to help you.
With unmatched wireless performance, reception, and security, the
D-Link Xtreme N Desktop Adapter (DWA-552) is the best choice for easily adding
or upgrading wireless connectivity to your desktop computer.
What This Product Does
Connects your desktop computer to a wireless network and access a
high-speed Internet connection, transfer files, and stream media from greater
distances around your entire home or office.
Xtreme N™ Adapter Benefits
Delivers up to 14x faster speeds
and 6x farther range than 802.11g1
Xtreme N technology
enables HD video sreaming, file sharing, enhanced Internet phone calling
(VoIP), and surfing the Web
Access a secure
wireless network using advanced WPA™ or WPA2™ encryption
Easy to install and
use with D-Link's new Quick Adapter Setup Wizard
with existing 802.11g networks
- by Shu_M @Nov 04, 2013
D-Link Systems, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number:
Manufacturer Website Address:
Xtreme N DWA-552 Desktop Adapter
Certifications & Standards:
FCC Class B
IEEE 802.11n (draft)
Microsoft Windows XP SP2
Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4
Xtreme N DWA-552 Desktop Adapter
Quick Installation Guide
CD-ROM with (Installation Wizard, Drivers, Product Documentation)
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CRAZY LOOKING! using it on my 4 year pc which doesnt have wifi but only ethernet and needed it in the living where no ethernet cable is present. easily driver installation, doesnt like to drop wifi signal, this is very good overall
Got this for a budget build that had to use wireless, gets signal from other side/floor of house. Card's easy enough to use and had 0 zero issues so far, price of $40 doesn't break the bank either, would buy again if needed.
It works well for data transfer but i don't recommend it for competitive gaming because once in a while(pretty rarely) the adapter stops working and only a reboot will fix it. The other issue i have had with this card is that about 2% of the time it doesn't work when i start up my computer and that is also solved with a reboot.
Other than that it has great range and great speeds but I would buy & try another card before making the judgment of whether i would buy this card again.
Works like it should. Have one dwa 552 and one dwad 556. Just ordered another. I've never had issues with either one. I have 4/5 bars on the main floor with my wirless router upstairs (dir 655).
I'll make this detailed cause I know it will no doubt be audited by NCIX, as well as potential buyers of this product. I'm a 10year+ customer with this company and I have never had so much trouble explaining a simple matter of: This product does not work as advertised.
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