High Power 500mW Dual Band AC Wi-Fi USB Adapter
The Amped Wireless High Power 500mW Dual Band AC Wi-Fi USB Adapter allows your Mac or Windows desktop or laptop computer to connect to Wi-Fi networks from extreme distances and with blazing speed. The ACA1 is a high performance Wi-Fi network adapter that features high power amplifiers and high gain dual band antennas to achieve up to three times the range of standard Wi-Fi adapters. It connects to your PC with USB 3.0 and features AC1200 Wi-Fi technology to provide unprecedented Wi-Fi connection speeds: Up to 300Mbps for 2.4GHz networks and up to 867Mbps for 5.0GHz connections. The ACA1 allows you to stream HD content, download large files and surf the web faster than ever before and with more range.
How the ACA1 High Power AC Wi-Fi Adapter Works. View larger
Uses USB 3.0 port connection for maximum performance.
Add Long Range Wi-Fi to your Mac or PC
Whether you're using a Mac or Windows laptop or desktop PC, the ACA1 attaches to an available USB port on your computer and provides long range, dual band 2.4GHz and 5.0GHz 802.11ac Wi-Fi connectivity for connecting to your home Wi-Fi network or a Wi-Fi hotspot at maximum speed.
High power dual band amplifiers and omni-directional antenna boost wireless performance by up to 3X! View larger
Setup wizard installs the adapter in minutes.
Includes a monitor mounting clip.
High Power, Advanced Technology = Increased Wi-Fi Range
Two high power 2.4GHz amplifiers, two high power 5.0GHz amplifiers, low noise amplifiers (increases wireless reception range), and advanced high gain, dual band Wi-Fi antennas provide maximum range and performance.
Ultra-Fast AC Wi-Fi Technology
Next generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi technology provides Wi-Fi speeds up to three times faster than 802.11n. Great for streaming HD video and large data files. AC1200 Wi-Fi speeds provide up to 300Mbps 2.4GHz 802.11n connections or up to 867Mbps 5.0GHz 802.11ac connections.
Simple Setup and WPS Support
Setup is quick and simple: Insert the installation CD, install the software and plug in the High Power Directional USB Adapter. The ACA1 also supports one-touch, WPS push button configuration for setting up new network connections.
USB 3.0 Connectivity
Uses the latest USB 3.0 technology for maximum connections speeds to your Mac or PC. Provides enough bandwidth to take full advantage of 802.11ac Wi-Fi speeds.
Sleek and Travel Friendly
With its sleek enclosure and the included laptop monitor clip, the ACA1 can be mounted onto any laptop monitor for added convenience and mobility.
What's in the Box
High Power 5000mW Dual Band AC Wi-Fi USB adapter, two detachable high gain dual band 5dBi antennas, USB 3.0 cable, setup guide, CD: user's guide and software, and monitor mounting clip.
Bands: 2.4/5.0GHz, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Wireless Speed: 2.4GHz: 300Mbps (Tx/Rx), 5.0GHz: 867Mbps (Tx/Rx)
Wireless Output Power: Up to 28dBm (max)
Wireless Security: WEP, WPA, WPA2
Amplifiers: 2 x 2.4GHz amplifiers, 2 x 5.0GHz amplifiers, 4 x low noise amplifiers
Antennas: High Gain Dual Band 5dBi antennas, 2 x RJ-SMA antenna connectors
Interface: USB 3.0
Setup Requirements: Available wireless 2.4GHz or 5.0GHz 802.11a/b/g/n or ac network, Windows XP, Vista, 7, or 8, Mac OS X 10.4 to 10.8, CD/DVD drive, 100MB of free disk space, one available USB 3.0 port. Using USB 2.0 or 1.0 ports will lower speeds.
OS Compatibility: Works with all OS, including Windows and Mac.
Industry leading technical support
and customer service.
Includes Free Wi-Fi Analytics Tool Android App to help optimize and analyze Wi-Fi networks.
Satisfaction guaranteed with the Amped Wireless Range Increase Guarantee.
Amped Wireless USB Adapter Comparison
| ||Standard USB Adapter ||UA150C ||UA600 ||UA1000 ||UA2000 ||ACA1 ||UA600EX |
|Speed/Standard ||54G ||150N ||300N ||300N ||600N ||AC1200 ||300N |
|Frequency ||2.4GHz 802.11b/g/n ||2.4GHz 802.11b/g/n ||2.4GHz 802.11b/g/n ||2.4GHz 802.11b/g/n ||2.4GHz/5.0GHz |
|2.4GHz 802.11b/g/n |
|Output Power ||50mW ||100mW ||600mW ||500mW ||300mW ||500mW ||600mW |
|Low Noise Amplifiers || || || || || || || |
|Wireless Range* ||Standard ||2X Standard ||3X Standard ||3X+ Standard ||3X+ Standard ||3X+ Standard ||4X Standard |
|Antenna Type ||Internal ||External, |
|Internal ||Internal ||External, |
|Internal and |
|Antenna Gain ||0dBi ||High Gain 3dBi |
|High Gain 5dBi |
|High Gain |
Dual Polarity Directional
|High Gain Dual Band, |
Dual Polarity Directional
|High Gain Dual Band 5dBi |
|Professional High Gain Directional |
|Dual USB Connections (For More Power) || || || || || || || |
|USB 3.0 || || || || || || || |
|Works with Mac and PC || || || || || || || |
|Supports WPA, WPA2, WPS || || || || || || || |
|Other Features |
|Indoor Stand || || || || || || ||Professional Stand |
|Mounting Options || || || ||Laptop Monitor Clip ||Laptop Monitor Clip ||Laptop Monitor Clip ||Wall, Pole, Desktop |
|Weatherproof Enclosure || || || || || || || |
|Range Increase Guarantee || || || || || || || |
|Included Accessories || || ||Dual USB Cable ||Dual USB Cable ||Dual USB Cable ||High Quality USB 3.0 Cable ||25ft Dual USB Cable |
|Free Wi-Fi Analytics Mobile App || || || || || || || |
Specifications are subject to change without notice.
*Range specifications are based on performance test results. Actual performance may vary due to differences in operating environments, building materials and wireless obstructions. Professional Series Products require point to point, line of sight, wireless connections between other Amped Wireless Professional Series products to achieve stated range specifications. Performance may increase or decrease over the stated specifications based on the overall wireless environment and conditions. Wireless coverage claims are used only as a reference and are not guaranteed as each wireless network is uniquely different.