ASUS PCE-AC56

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802.11ac Dual-band Wireless-AC1300 PCI-E Adapter
ASUS PCE-AC56.jpg
Homepage
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Platform
BrandModelRev
ASUS PCE-AC56
Wireless class
AC1300
Interface
PCIe
Connector
PCIe
Form factor
single-lane
ID:14e4:43b1 (9 addl. devices)
Windows: PCI\VEN_14E4&DEV_43B1
FCCID
ICID
Chip1
Broadcom BCM4352

OUI: none specified

Antenna Connection
RP-SMA
MIMO status
2x2:2
Wireless Standards
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
802.11ac
up to 876 Mbps
N-QAM
up to 400 Mbps
802.11n
up to 300 Mbps
802.11g
up to 54 Mbps
802.11b
up to 11 Mbps
802.11a
up to 54 Mbps
Operating Frequency
2.4 or 5 GHz
Other
Manuf/OEM/ODM
Flags
TurboQAM
Probable Linux driver
should work with Broadcom's latest wl driver
6.30.223.126 is now available on Broadcom's site
6.30.223.30 is available in...
Alberto Milone's Broadcom testing PPA or the broadcom-wl packages (w/ dkms or w/ no dkms) in the Arch AUR

PCI ID not yet observed in any mainline kernel /
this list (note: outdated)

(see also passys)
Retail
Availability common
FCC approval date 29 January 2014
UPC 886227504763
(UPC DB, On eBay)
ASIN B00JNA337K Flag of the United States.svg

For a list of all currently documented Broadcom chipsets with specifications, see Broadcom.

Overview[edit]

The FCC test report notes the manuf. as Arcadyan.

The PCI ID for this device is found in the driver set for the ASUS PCE-AC68.

It seems to be using the default BCM4352 ID.
BCM4352_D11AC_ID	0x43b1    /* 4352 802.11ac dualband */
BCM4352_D11AC2G_ID	0x43b2    /* 4352 802.11ac 2.4G device */
BCM4352_D11AC5G_ID	0x43b3    /* 4352 802.11ac 5G device */

Links of Interest[edit]

Review of Linux Compatibility[edit]

The Asus PCE-AC56 is a PCI Express WiFi card with PCI ID: 14e4:43b1
03:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Corporation Device [14e4:43b1] (rev 03)

The card uses the Broadcom BCM4352 chipset and wireless connections of 802.11ac standard.

Until now there is no Linux driver for the Asus PCE-AC56 in the Linux standard kernel.
However, a driver for the used chipset is provided by Broadcom for download.
This driver has to be compiled and installed per hand.

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Notes[edit]

Hardware Modification[edit]

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