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    WiFi Dongle

    Overview

    The WIFI_Dongle is a high performance and cost effective WLAN USB module which connects your development platform to a wireless local area network. It has greater bandwidth making data transmission more efficient, whilst also supporting wireless roaming, ensuring a consistent wireless connection. WIFI_Dongle uses the latest channel detection technology, enhancing wireless performance.

    Features

    • Uses latest 802.11n technology
    • Supports data rates up to 150Mbps
    • Supports wireless roaming

    Ships With

    • WIFI Dongle

    FAQs

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    What's the power consumption of this dongle?
    Based on the chipset, <300mA on transmit, although the different modes supported have their own current draws depending on data rate
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    What single board computers will this work with?
    This will work with the Raspberry Pi and RiOTboad under Linux.
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    What connection types will this support ?
    This will support up to 802.11n connections
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    Will this work with RaspBMC/OpenELEC without having to install the drivers?
    It is supported in version 13 "Gotham" directly, no additional installation of drivers is needed
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    Is this a dual band device 2.4/5GHz ?
    This is single band only, 2.4GHz.

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