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The D-Link RangeBooster N™ Notebook Adapter (DWA-642) is a draft 802.11n compliant wireless client for your notebook PC that delivers up to 12x faster speeds* and 4x farther range* than an 802.11g network while staying backward compatible with 802.11g and 802.11b networks. Once connected, you can share a high-speed Internet connection, photos, files, music, printers, and more.
GET CONNECTED, STAY CONNECTED The RangeBooster N Notebook Adapter is powered by RangeBooster N technology to provide superb wireless performance in your home or office. Connect to a RangeBooster N Router (DIR-625) and experience smooth Internet phone calls (VoIP), responsive network gaming, secure Web surfing, faster file transfers, enhanced audio streaming, and greater wireless coverage in larger homes and offices*. The DWA-642 supports WEP, WPA™, and WPA2™ encryption that allow you to connect securely to a wireless network.
EASY TO SETUP, EASY TO USE D-Link’s Quick Adapter Setup Wizard guides you step-by-step through the installation process. Configure this notebook adapter without having to call a networking expert to help you. The D-Link Wireless Manager is also included with this product to keep track of your most frequently accessed networks so that you can join them quickly and easily.
With unmatched wireless performance, reception, and security protection, the D-Link RangeBooster N Notebook Adapter (DWA-642) is a great choice for easily adding or upgrading wireless connectivity to your notebook PC.
WHAT THIS PRODUCT DOES Connect your notebook computer to a wireless network and access a high-speed Internet connection, transfer files, and stream media from greater distances around your home or office.
RANGEBOOSTER N™ ADAPTER BENEFITS
Delivers up to 12x faster speeds* and 4x farther reception* than 802.11g.
Access secure networks using WEP, WPA™, or WPA2™ encryption.
Backward compatible with 802.11g and 802.11b networks.
Easy to install and use with the included Quick Adapter Setup Wizard.
* Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11g and draft 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 Wireless G product from D-Link. Maximum throughput based on D-Link’s draft 802.11n devices.
IEEE 802.11n (draft)
Wireless Frequency Range
2.4GHz to 2.4835GHz
Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA, WPA2)
FCC Class B
32ฐF to 131ฐF (0ฐC to 55ฐC)
90% Maximum (Non-condensing)
Item (WxDxH): 2.1" x 4.7" x 0.3"
Packaging (WxDxH): 6.6" x 9.3" x 1.4"
Item: 0.1 lbs
Packaging: 0.5 lbs
1 Year Limited*
Recommended System Requirements
For Optimal Wireless Performance: Use with RangeBooster N Router (DIR-625)
Minimum System Requirements
Windowsฎ XP SP2 or Windows 2000 SP4**
20MB Hard Disk Space
32-bit Cardbus Slot
For Internet Access:
Cable or DSL Modem
Subscription with an Internet Service Provider (ISP)
RangeBooster N Notebook Adapter
Quick Installation Guide
* 1-Year Warranty available only in the U.S.A and Canada. ** Computer must adhere to Microsofts recommended System Requirements. *** Latest software and documentation are available at http://support.dlink.com.
This product is based on IEEE draft 802.11n specifications and is not guaranteed to be forward compatible with future versions of IEEE 802.11n specifications. Compatibility with draft 802.11n devices from other manufacturers is not guaranteed. All references to speed and range are for comparison purposes only. Product specifications, size and shape are subject to change without notice, and actual product appearance may differ from that depicted herein.
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