Upgrade Your Adapter
The D-Link Wireless N USB Adapter (DWA-130) provides a better
wireless signal for your computer than existing wireless 802.11g technology.
Adding Wireless N to your computer provides an excellent solution for doing
everyday activities such as transferring files, browsing the Internet, and
downloading music. D-Link Wireless N products use Intelligent Antenna technology
to transmit multiple streams of data which enable you to receive wireless
signals in the farthest corners of your home. Not only does D-Link's Wireless N
technology extend your wireless range, it also works with your existing 802.11g
wireless routers and access points.
Easy to Set Up
The D-Link Quick Adapter Setup Wizard walks you through the
installation process and configures your new Wireless N USB Adapter for you.
Also included is the Wireless Connection Manager that will add and save settings
for the networks you frequent most.
Easy to Use
The Wireless N USB Adapter easily connects your USB 2.0-equipped1desktop
or notebook computer to your wireless network for Internet and file sharing.
Desktop users can easily add wireless connectivity without having to open the PC
case. By using the included desktop cradle, the Wireless N USB Adapter can be
placed on your desk for optimal performance. Notebook users will enjoy the
compact form factor that allows you to upgrade to Wireless N technology and get
Upgrade your legacy 802.11g wireless adapter to the new Wireless
N USB Adapter (DWA-130) for desktop or notebook computers and enjoy the improved
range and speed of multiple antenna technology.
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.
Why Wireless N is Better
This Wireless N Adapter uses 802.11n technology to maximize the
speed and range of your wireless signal to significantly outperform 802.11g MIMO
The Wireless N Adapter makes use of your home's environment by bouncing multiple
wireless signals off of walls and ceilings to work around obstructions and help
eliminate dead spots.
1 Using a USB 1.1 port will affect device performance.
2 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 802.11g MIMO product from D-Link.
- by Shu_M @Nov 01, 2013
D-Link Systems, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number:
Manufacturer Website Address:
DWA-130 Wireless N USB Adapter
Certifications & Standards:
IEEE 802.11n (draft)
FCC Class B
Windows XP SP2
Windows 2000 SP4
DWA-130 Wireless N USB Adapter
USB Extension Cradle
Quick Installation Guide
20MB Hard Disk Space
For Internet Access:
Cable or DSL Modem
Subscription with an Internet Service Provider (ISP)
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I have use this for more then two years now and I have never used a better wireless adapter; its still going strong. No fighting with divers when moving it to new machines. Great great adapter. If I had to criticize I would say the adapter is a little on the large side. I use it for a desktop computer so size doesn't matter that much to me. If using a laptop this may cause some encumbrance issues.
This wireless adapter is a piece of garbage. It constantly disconnects, at least a dozen times a day. I RMA'd the first one I got, and the second one does this as well, despite me trying the adapter out on two different computers, on both Vista and 7.
Do not buy this, it is terrible. A huge waste of money. I use it simply as a paper weight. It is constantly disconnecting. It spends more time reconnecting than it does connected. When it connects (for 1-3 minutes) it has a terrible speed even though I am close to my router! AVOID THIS PRODUCT.
Purchased and set up this unit with 2 different computers in a residence during the holidays. Software worked just fine on a windowx xp based computer and a vista 32 bit based computer. One computer was located in a room adjacent to the router (DIR-655) and the other on the bottom floor across the house. With the router in a central location I was able to get good signal (3 bars at least) in nearly every area of the residence with the adapter connected to a laptop. I was very impressed with this adapters abilities and ease of connectivity. The fact you can use it with more than one computer and it has very good range (with wireless N as never tested with G) make it great. :)
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