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Atheros AR5006X Wireless Network Adapter

By Atheros Free
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Developer's Description

Atheros AR5006X Wireless Network Adapter:
  • Highly integrated single chip CMOS solution with multiprotocol MAC/baseband processor and 2.4/5 GHz radio
  • Uses digital CMOS technology exclusively, minimizing power consumption and cost while maximizing reliability
  • Support for IEEE 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g
  • 802.11e standard compatible bursting
  • Wireless Multimedia Enhancements Quality of Service support (QoS)
  • Hardware encryption for the Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) and IEEE 802.11i security specifications, provides Advanced Encryption
  • Standard (AES), Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP) and Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP) without performance degradation
  • Extended tuning range (2.300-2.500 & 4.900-5.850 GHz) for worldwide use Dynamic Frequency Selection/Transmit Power Control (DFS/TPC) for international operation
  • Support for draft IEEE 802.11e, h, i and j standards
  • Atheros XR eXtended Range technology to give Wi-Fi products twice the range of existing designs
  • Power-saving design improvements reduce system power consumption by 98%.

Full Specifications

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Release August 26, 2008
Date Added December 21, 2005

Operating Systems

Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows, Windows XP, Windows NT
Additional Requirements
  • Windows 98SE/ME/NT/2000/XP
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