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ALFA Network AWUS036AC

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ALFA Network AWUS036AC

FCC approval date: 26 August 2014
UPC: 989898877362 (UPC DB, On eBay)
Country of manuf.: Taiwan

Amazon image

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multiple revisions of this device, use caution
On Newegg

Interface: USB

USB 3.0
Connector: Male A
Form factor tags: dongle

ID: 0bda:8812 (2 addl. devices)
Windows: USB\VID_0BDA&PID_8812

FCC ID: 2AB878812

WI1 chip1: Realtek RTL8812AU

Additional chips
5GHz Power Amplifier IC;Skyworks;SE5022T;SiGe, 5022T, <...>;2;

Windows driver
see Realtek's website

Antenna connector: RP-SMA

abgn+ac, 2x2:2

OUI: none specified

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

AC1200 Wireless USB 3.0 Adapter with External Antenna

Product page

"AWUS036AC-V020" is silkscreened on the board in the FCC photos.

802.11ac AC1200 USB 3.0 Wireless Adapter with External Antenna
USB 3.0 Male A , USB ID: 0bda:8812 , FCC ID 2AB878812
AC1200 Wide Range USB 3.0 Wireless Adapter with External Antenna
USB 3.0 Female Micro-B , USB ID: 0bda:8812 , FCC ID ???
Picture of AWUS036ACH v020 circuit board an other informations
Tested driver for kernel < 4.x.x. until now
Tested driver for kernel => 4.x.x until now
802.11ac AC1200 Dual-Band USB 3.0 Adapter
USB 3.0 Male A , USB ID: 0bda:8812 , FCC ID ???

See also ALFA Network AWUS036 series..

Linux driver[edit]

  • There is a linux driver available directly from ALFA's own
Downloads page which was last updated on 5/7/2015.
lsusb output:
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0bda:8812 Realtek Semiconductor Corp.

Device Descriptor:
bLength 18
bDescriptorType 1
bcdUSB 2.00
bDeviceClass 0 (Defined at Interface level)
bDeviceSubClass 0
bDeviceProtocol 0
bMaxPacketSize0 64

idVendor 0x0bda Realtek Semiconductor Corp.
idProduct 0x8812
bcdDevice 0.00
iManufacturer 1 Realtek
iProduct 2 802.11n NIC
iSerial 3 123456
bNumConfigurations 1

Configuration Descriptor:
bLength 9
bDescriptorType 2
wTotalLength 53
bNumInterfaces 1
bConfigurationValue 1
iConfiguration 0
bmAttributes 0x80
(Bus Powered)
MaxPower 500mA