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Linksys Dual-Band AC1200 Wireless USB Adapter

Code: A26RW

  • Upgrade your laptop or desktop to wireless-AC
  • Lightning-fast HD video and gaming
  • USB 3.0
  • Up to 867 Mbps speed* on AC 5GHz band or up to 300 Mbps speed on N 2.4GHz band
  • Compatible with all wireless 802.11ac routers, access points and extenders (Linksys, Belkin and others)
  • Limited stock may be available in some stores. Call us on 0844 557 6000 to check

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Linksys Dual-Band AC1200 Wireless USB Adapter

• Upgrade your laptop or desktop to wireless-AC
• Lightning-fast HD video and gaming
• USB 3.0
• Up to 867 Mbps speed* on AC 5GHz band or up to 300 Mbps speed on N 2.4GHz band
• Compatible with all wireless 802.11ac routers, access points and extenders (Linksys, Belkin and others)

Next Generation Wireless Technology
Connect and upgrade your laptop or desktop computers to the newest, most powerful wireless-AC technology.

Ultimate Wireless Speed and the Power of Dual-Band
Up to 867 Mbps speed* on Wireless-AC 5 GHz band or up to 300 Mbps speed* on Wireless-N 2.4 GHz band

HD Video and Gaming Ready
Stream HD video and online gaming simultaneously throughout your home.

Performance Investment Protection
Compatibility with Wireless-A (802.11a), Wireless-B (802.11b), Wireless-G (802.11g), Wireless-N (802.11n) and Wireless-AC (802.11ac) Wi-Fi standards.

Wi-Fi Security
Supports up to 128-bit encryption (WEP, WPA and WPA2).

Easy Setup with Router or Access Point
Support WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup) button for easy connection with wireless router or wireless access point.

Easy Computer Setup and Compatibility
Easy to use CD setup wizard and compatible with Microsoft Windows 8, 7, Vista SP1/SP2 and XP SP3.

Will this USB be able to connect a Yamaha tyros 3 keyboard to my internet. The keyboard is set up for wireless connection.

Asked by: Peter
Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item in your intended application I am sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you.
Answered by: Darren
Date published: 2016-11-30

Does this adapter pick up WiFi from another room. Eg my WiFi is downstairs and I need a stronger signal upstairs does this help before I buy it?

Asked by: Kbradders
This would entirely depend on the strength of your available wifi.
Answered by: James
Date published: 2016-11-14

Which wireless adapter will work with Windows 10, just went through an update and the net gear adapter is no longer recognised

Asked by: Jas007
This unit has downloadable Windows 10 drivers available directly from the Linksys website http://www.linksys.com/gb/support-article?articleNum=148558
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2016-10-06

I wish to convert my desktop pc to wi fi so that I can locate my modem in another room. It at present works via an Ethernet Cable connection. Will this work?

Asked by: MIKE456
This service is for frequently asked questions and does not allow two way communication, In order for us to best assist you with your technical issue please contact us on the details below: 0333 400 9500 or email technical@maplin.co.uk
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-08-17

My sky router is located in the garage and my PC is located in bedroom and struggles to operate correctly on wifi. Would you recommend this USB adapter 

Asked by: Eamonn
This would make your PC WiFi compatible, it would not improve the strength of signal. If the distance between the router and your PC is the issue and causing slow connection due to the range, you would need to look at our WiFi Extenders.
Answered by: Brad
Date published: 2015-10-08

Can I use this to connect my smart TV to my router

Asked by: Jan1
Hello, Thanks you for contacting Maplin Technical Support. Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item in your intended application, as this is not the manner in which it was designed to be used. I am sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2015-07-17
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Bulk Prices

Item code Item name Quantity Price
A26RW Linksys Dual-Band AC1200 Wireless USB Adapter (1+) £24.99

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