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D-Link RangeBooster N USB Adapter

Windows 7 compatible
Mfr#:

DWA-140

Quicklinx: 4K6FWS00
5.0* Review this product
2 in stock
£15.42
Standard delivery Delivered within 3-5 working days

Description

Give your desktop or notebook PC the gift of better Wi-Fi connectivity with this RangeBooster N® USB Adapter

Compatible with Windows 7 via simple driver download

EXCEPTIONAL PERFORMANCE

The D-Link RangeBooster N® USB Adapter (DWA-140) is a 802.11n compliant wireless client for your desktop or notebook PC. It delivers up to 12x faster speeds* and 4x farther range* than an 802.11g network while staying backward compatible with 802.11g networks. Once connected, you can share a high-speed Internet connection, photos, files, music, printers, and more.

GET CONNECTED, STAY CONNECTED

The RangeBooster N USB Adapter is powered by RangeBooster N technology to provide superb wireless performance in the home or office. Connect to a RangeBooster N Router (DIR-625) and experience smooth Internet phone calls (VoIP), responsive network gaming, secure Web surfing, faster file transfers, enhanced audio streaming, and greater wireless coverage in larger homes and offices*. The DWA-140 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 USB adapter without having to call a networking expert to help you. The D-Link Wireless Manager is also included with this product to keep track of your most frequently accessed networks so that you can join them quickly and easily.

With unmatched wireless performance, reception, and security protection, the D-Link RangeBooster N USB Adapter (DWA-140) is a great choice for easily adding or upgrading wireless connectivity to your desktop or notebook PC.

WHAT THIS PRODUCT DOES

Connect your desktop or notebook computer to a wireless network and access a high-speed Internet connection, transfer files, and stream media from greater distances around your home or office.

RANGEBOOSTER N® ADAPTER BENEFITS

*Delivers up to 12x faster speeds and 4x farther range than 802.11g
*Access secure networks using WPA™ or WPA2™ encryption
*Backward compatible with 802.11g networks
*Easy to install and use with the included Quick Adapter Setup Wizard

Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11g and 802.11n specifications. 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. Wireless range and speed rates are D-Link RELATIVE performance measurements based on the wireless range and speed rates of a standard Wireless G product from D-Link. Maximum throughput based on D-Link's 802.11n devices.

Highlights of the D-Link RangeBooster N USB Adapter

  • •Delivers up to 12x faster speeds* and 4x farther range* than 802.11g.
  • •Access secure networks using WPA™ or WPA2™ encryption.
  • •Backward compatible with 802.11g networks.
  • •Easy to install and use with the included Quick Adapter Setup Wizard.

Specifications

Summary

Product Description
D-Link RangeBooster N DWA-140 - network adapter
Device Type
Network adapter
Form Factor
External
Interface (Bus) Type
USB 2.0
Dimensions (WxDxH)
8.7 cm x 2.8 cm x 1.2 cm
Data Link Protocol
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (draft)
Data Transfer Rate
300 Mbps
Frequency Band
2.4 GHz
Compliant Standards
IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.1x, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED, IEEE 802.11n (draft), USB 2.0
System Requirements
Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, Microsoft Windows XP SP2
Microsoft Certification
Certified for Windows Vista


Detail

General

Device Type
Network adapter
Form Factor
External
Interface (Bus) Type
USB 2.0

Networking

Connectivity Technology
Wireless
Data Link Protocol
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n (draft)
Spread Spectrum Method
OFDM, DSSS
Data Transfer Rate
300 Mbps
Line Coding Format
DBPSK, DQPSK, CCK, 64 QAM, BPSK, QPSK, 16 QAM, OFDM
Frequency Band
2.4 GHz
Status Indicators
Link activity
Features
Ad-Hoc Mode
Compliant Standards
IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.1x, Wi-Fi CERTIFIED, IEEE 802.11n (draft), USB 2.0

Aerial

Antenna
Internal integrated
Antenna Qty
2
Directivity
Omni-directional

Expansion / Connectivity

Connections
1 x USB 2.0 - 4 PIN USB Type A

Miscellaneous

Encryption Algorithm
128-bit WEP, 64-bit WEP, WPA, WPA2
Certified for Windows Vista
Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.
Compliant Standards
FCC Class B certified, C-Tick, IC

Software / System Requirements

Software Included
Drivers & Utilities
OS Required
Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, Microsoft Windows XP SP2
Additional Requirements
CD-ROM
System Requirements Details
Windows 2000/XP - 300 MHz - RAM 64 MB - HD 20 MB

Dimensions & Weight

Width
8.7 cm
Depth
2.8 cm
Height
1.2 cm

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature
0 °C
Max Operating Temperature
40 °C
Humidity Range Operating
10 - 90%

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Customer reviews

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D-Link RangeBooster N USB Adapter
5.0 3
£15.42
D-Link RangeBooster N USB Adapter
Perhaps not the cheapest but a nippy little thing
Reviewed by Anonymous Review Posted 27/01/2010
5 5

The problem that Mr Bell is having is nothing to do with the USB adapter. It is either the BT Home Hub (only the 2.0 version supports the 802.11n protocol needed to make full use of the 300Mbps connection) or a device that isn't compliant with the N protocol.

To make full use of the 300Mbps speeds, ensure that all wireless devices connecting are 802.11n compatible (look for Wii, DS as well as PCs) and that your router is both capable of using the 802.11n protocol and is configured to do so.

However, even if your wireless network is not fully 802.11n compliant, it will still work perfectly well at slower speeds. The USB cable can be helpful to get the best signal strength and the install was easy and uncomplicated and took only minutes. The drivers installed from the CD first time, and the rest of the install was as simple as plugging into the USB socket and entering the network info.

Nice USB network dongle for a reasonable price for the latest network speeds.

  • Overall 5*
  • Ease of use 5*
  • Value for money 4*
 
Easy to setup and works fine
Reviewed by Anonymous Review Posted 17/11/2007
5 5

Very easy to setup and works fine.
I have not had any problems with it whatsoever. Comes with a USB extension cable too, which was a nice surprise.
Installed drivers from CD, plugged into USB, entered wireless network details and it worked! Up and running in just a few minutes. I am using with D-link N Router so this might have helped. Stable signal strength about 60% with no dropouts.
Works fine for me!

  • Overall 5*
  • Ease of use 5*
  • Value for money 4*
 
Not Good
Reviewed by . Review Posted 30/07/2007
5 5

Do not waste your money.
This unit caused many problems, unlike my Belkin 54 Mbps unit.
If you like me use a BT Homehub, this only transmits a maximum 54 Mbps WiFi.
So the claimed 300 Mbps is not needed, that’s if it ever works.
Better still use a patch cable from the router to the PC and get a true 100 Mbps.
Or use a Belkin 54/125 Mbps WiFi unit, which works very well.
Have read that the Belkin 300 Mbps unit, is also unstable, unless of course you know better.
Hope this helps,

  • Overall 5*
  • Ease of use 5*
  • Value for money 1*
 

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Wired / Wireless: Wireless
Protocol: IEEE 802.11b
Protocol: IEEE 802.11g
Protocol: IEEE 802.11n (draft)
Form Factor: External
Compatibility: PC
Type: Network adapter
Brand: D-Link
Stock Status: In Stock
Price Range Inc VAT: 0 - 50

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