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DLink DWA-556 300Mbps PCI Express WiFi Adapter

CCL Code: NET1137
Manufacturer Code: DWA-556
| Manufacturer: DLink

Key Features:

  • Wireless Type: 802.11n
  • Speed: Up to 300Mbps
  • Interface: PCI Express
  • WPS Support: No
  • Removeable Antenna: Yes


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The DWA-556 Wireless N PCI Express Adaptor is a draft 802.11n client device for desktop PCs with a PCI Express (PCIe) slot available. It is faster than 802.11g wireless adaptors with the added benefit of PCI Express technology. PCIe technology offers several advantages over the common PCI interface, such as a higher speeds between the adaptor’s board and the host computer and in addition has lower power requirements. With three antennae, to make the most of Wireless N technology, this adaptor provides wireless coverage that is up to 5 times further than 802.11g and raw data throughput of up to 300 Mbps. Wireless performance will be maximized by connecting this adaptor to a Wireless N router or Access Point so users can stay connected from virtually anywhere in their home. It can also be used with 802.11g and 802.11b wireless networks to enable significantly improved reception. This adaptor supports WPA/WPA2 security and WEP data encryption to help prevent outside intrusion and protect personal information.

Main Features

  • Stay connected - from virtually anywhere in your large home or garden
  • Ultimate performance - stream HD video, music, share files and go online wirelessly
  • Maximum security - WPA/WPA2 and WEP data encryption to prevent outside intrusion to your network

Wireless LAN

Wireless Type Wireless B, G, Draft N
RF Network Standard 802.11b/g/draft n
Frequency Band 2.4 GHz
Transmit Power 17 dBm
Antenna Type 3 x 2.0dBi Dipole Antennas


Interface PCI

System Requirements

System Requirements 20MB Hard Disk Space, CD-ROM, 1 x PCI Express Slot, Recommended Use with Xtreme N Gigabit Router (DIR-655)
Operating Systems Supported Microsoft Windows XP, 2000, Vista


Warranty 11 Year Warranty


Standards IEEE 802.11n (Draft 2.0), IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11b
Regulations FCC Class B, CE, IC, C-Tick


Operating Temperature 0 to 40 °C
Operating Humidity 10 to 90 %


Form Factor Wireless PCI Express Adaptor
LED Status Indicators 1 x Activity
Width 6.9 cm
Depth 0.2 cm
Height 1.1 cm
Weight 0.23 kg

Key Features

Interface Type PCI Express
WPS Support No
Removable Antenna Yes
Interface Type PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe
WiFi Speed 300 Mbps

Wireless Communications

WiFi Type 802.11n

Item Details

Manufacturer DLink
Manufacturer Code DWA-556
UPC 790069300349
Condition New

Warranty Information

Warranty 11 Year Warranty

Manufacturer Information

Manufacturer DLink
Manufacturer Code DWA-556
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