Netgear AC600 802.11AC Mini WiFi Adapter Review

Netgear AC600 802.11AC Mini WiFi Adapter Review

Introduction
So you may have recently upgraded your home network with a new 802.11 AC wireless router to gain ultra fast speeds in your home network but now you need to also upgrade your clients to take advantage of these faster WiFi technologies. Today we take a look at the Netgear AC6100 Dual Band WiFi USB Mini adapter that makes it very easy to obtain 802.11ac speeds in a very small form factor that’s not much larger than your thumb.

Netgear advertises this mini adapter as ultra portable that allows one reach speeds up to 433 Mbps. It also features a WPS which allows for you to get connected to your WiFi network without any hard to remember password. We’re going to take a deep look into the hardware, the software and drivers, and see what kind of performance this little mini wireless adapter can deliver!

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Specifications

WiFi Performance
  • AC600 (150 Mbps / 433 Mbps)†
WiFi Range
  • Large Homes
WiFi Band
  • Dual Band 2.4 or 5GHz
Key Features
  • Improve laptop WiFi speed with AC
  • Works with 802.11 a/b/g/n and ac WiFi routers
  • Beamforming+ technology boosts speed, range and reliability
  • Extended range and performance with 802.11ac (150 Mbps/433 Mbps)
  • Dual band reduces interference for better connections to more WiFi devices
  • Innovative mini-design
  • Stream HD videos simultaneously
  • Push ‘N’ Connect—push button security
  • Easy NETGEAR genie® setup
Physical Specifications
  • Dimensions: 36.1 x 18.4 x 8.1 mm (1.42 x .724 x .318 in)
  • Weight: 8 g (.28 oz)
Package Contents
  • Wireless AC600 Adapter (A6100)
  • Quick install guide
  • NETGEAR® genie® installation CD
Standards
  • IEEE® 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz
  • IEEE 802.11 a/n/ac 5.0GHz
System Requirements
  • Intel® Pentium® class PC
  • Available USB 1.1, USB 2.0, or USB 3.0 port
  • Microsoft® Windows® 7, 8, XP, Vista®: (32/64-bit)

 

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