Installing 802.11 n USB Wireless Network Wifi Adapter

installing_802-11_n_usb-wireless-network-wifi-adapterInstalling 802.11 n USB Wireless Network Wifi Adapter

You can buy the adapter via  Ebay:

‘Driver for Windows 7 64 bit:

To use the adapter:
There are many software for using the wifi adapter.
For example:  Virtual Router – Wifi Hot Spot for Windows 8, Windows 7 and 2008 R2

Or Asus software:
Using the AP Mode for transmitting wifi signal as hotspot.

AP mode allows you to set your system as an access point for another wireless-enabled devices.To use AP mode, click AP Mode on the Wi-Fi Engine menu.asus-ai-suite-wifi-engine

  1. If you have Asus motherboard, you can use this link:
    Choose your PC operation system and download the ASUS AI Suite II V2.01.01, from under ‘Utility’ section. For example the ‘ASUS AI Suite II V2.01.01 Install Program for Windows XP/7/8 32bit & 64bit.
  2. Open Asus AI suite program. Via the icon on the task bar below or via programs.
    1. Click to go back to previous screen
    2. Click to select a network
    3. Key in a network name
    4. Key in your password
    5. Key in your password for confirmation
    6. Click to disable AP mode
    7. Click to enable AP mode

More info about the adapter:

Product Name:USB Wireless Lan 802.11N with antenna
Model No.: SY-1506N
Product Abstract:
Interface USB 2.0 Standards IEEE 802.11b/g/n Data Transfer Rates 11/54/135/150Mbps Antenna Type on board Antenna
Product Description
Wireless-N USB 2.0 Adapter allows you to connect your laptop or desktop to any Wireless-N networks in your home or office. The Wireless-N (802.11n) USB 2.0 Adapter is great for those who want to upgrade older computers to be able to access the internet over a Wireless-N network.

At 5 times faster than traditional Wireless-G (802.11b) networks, Wireless-N networks allow for high speed data transfers, online gaming, and lightning fast downloads. The Wireless-N USB 2.0 Adapter gives you access to all the high-speed features of Wireless-N networks on older and newer computers. Its simple and easy setup means you’ll be surfing the internet, downloading movies, and e-mail in no time.

Wireless Standards
IEEE 802.11n (draft)
IEEE 802.11g
IEEE 802.11b
Host Interface
High speed USB2.0/1.1 interface
Data Rate
802.11n: up to 150Mbps (downlink) and 150Mbps (uplink)
802.11g: 54 / 48 / 36 / 24 / 18/ 12 / 9 / 6 Mbps auto fallback
802.11b: 11 / 5.5 / 2 / 1 Mbps auto fallback
Frequency Band
2.4GHz ISM (Industrial Scientific Medical) Band
RF Frequency
2412 ~ 2462 MHz (North America)
2412 ~ 2472 MHz (Europe)
2412 ~ 2484 MHz (Japan)
Radio Channel
1 ~ 14 channels (Universal Domain Selection)
Range Coverage
Up to 3 times farther range than 802.11g
Antenna type
Integrated Antenna
Full mobility and seamless roaming from cell to cell
RF Output Power
13 ~17 dBm (Typical)
11n: BPSK, QPSK, 16QAM, 64QAM with OFDM
Data Security
64/128-bit WEP Encryption
Auto-switch to use 802.11n or 802.11g or 802.11b mode
Supports Ad-Hoc, Infrastructure WLAN network
Wireless roaming
Data rate auto fall-back under noisy environment or longer range distance
Site Survey with Profile function
Configuration & Management
Plug-and-Play setup and installation
Management Utility supports 2000 / XP/ Vista
Media Access Control
LED Indicator
Link/Active ( Green )
Operating System
Windows 2000, XP 32/64-bit, Vista 32/64-bit,
Linux and MAC OS X
Operating Temperature: 0oC to 40oC
Storage Temperature: -20oC to 75oC
Operating Humidity: 10% ~ 90% (Non Condensing)
Storage Humidity: 5% ~ 95% (Non Condensing)
CE Mark (Europe)
RoHS Compliant
Wi-Fi Compliant

Operating System
Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Win7, Linux and MAC OS X
Available USB 2.0 port
Seamlessly compatible with 802.11b/g/n devices
Equipped with an elegant and stylish USB Cradle for flexible deployment