ASUS USB-AC68

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Dual-Band AC1900 USB 3.0 Wi-Fi Adapter
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Platform
BrandModelRev
ASUS USB-AC68
Wireless class
AC1900
Interface
USB 3.0
Connector
Male A
Form factor
dongle
ID:0b05:1817
Windows: USB\VID_0B05&PID_1817
FCCID
ICID
Chip1
Realtek RTL8814AU

OUI: 34:97:F6 (3 E, 3 W)

Antenna Connection
U.FL, MHF4
MIMO status
3x4:3
Wireless Standards
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
802.11ac
up to 1300 Mbps
N-QAM
up to 600 Mbps
802.11n
up to 450 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
256QAM
Probable Linux driver
Windows driver
Retail
FCC approval date 30 May 2016
(Est.) release date 05 January 2016
(Est.) initial retail price
(in USD)
$81.99
Newegg 9SIA24G4EF6678
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For a list of all currently documented Realtek chipsets with specifications, see Realtek.

Overview[edit]

1300Mbps - 3-stream 802.11ac device (433Mbps per stream),
600Mbps - 3-stream 2.4GHz 802.11n (256QAM) = 1900 Mbps class


"1246-01000146-50Z" and "1602" appears to be

silkscreened on the board in the FCC photos.

Links of Interest[edit]

News[edit]

Reviews[edit]

Asus USB-AC68 Gallery on OpenITforum

Pictures[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • The ASUS USB-AC68 is a pocket-sized WiFi USB adapter that provides notebooks
an instant upgrade to ultra-fast dual-band 802.11ac speeds of up to 1900Mbps.
  • It features a powerful three-transmit, four-receive (3x4) MIMO design with two external
antennas and ASUS AiRadar beamforming technology for outstanding signal coverage.
  • Additionally, this ASUS USB-AC68's USB 3.0 interface delivers up to 10x-faster data
transfer speeds, eliminating potential performance bottlenecks.
  • ASUS USB-AC68 includes a desktop cradle with an extension cord for flexible positioning
of the adapter to achieve performance, even in areas with troublesome Wi-Fi reception.

Key Features

  • The cost-effective alternative to buying a new laptop with integrated WiFi ac functionality.
  • Fast and hassle-free upgrading of laptops and computers with the latest WiFi ac standard.
  • Includes a desktop cradle with a USB extension cord for flexible positioning.
  • Fast, stable and interference-free data transmission at speeds up to 1900Mbps.
  • Smooth HD video streaming and online gaming.
  • Ultra-compact. Unobtrusive and minimalist design

Hardware Modification[edit]

See also[edit]

Asus Wireless Adapters Products

  • ASUS USB-AC50 (0b05:17db) - 802.11ac USB Wireless Adapter (MediaTek)
  • ASUS USB-AC51 (0b05:17d1) - 802.11ac USB Wireless Adapter (MediaTek)
  • ASUS USB-AC53 (0b05:17c9) - 802.11ac USB Wireless Adapter (Broadcom)
  • ASUS USB-AC53 Nano (0b05:17c9) - 802.11ac USB Wireless Adapter (Realtek)
  • ASUS USB-AC54 (0b05:1833) - 802.11ac USB Wireless Adapter (MediaTek)
  • ASUS USB-AC55 (0b05:17eb) - 802.11ac USB Wireless Adapter (MediaTek)
  • ASUS USB-AC56 (0b05:17d2) - 802.11ac USB Wireless Adapter (Realtek)
  • ASUS USB-AC56R - Dual-Band AC1300 USB 3.0 Wi-Fi Adapter (Realtek)
  • ASUS USB-AC68 (0b05:1817) - 802.11ac USB Wireless Adapter (Realtek)