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ASUS USB-AC56

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ASUS USB-AC56 (R)
(90IG00A0-BM0N00)

Manuf/OEM/ODM Edimax

FCC approval date: 12 September 2013
(Est.) release date: 30 September 2013
(Est.) initial retail price (in USD): $70
UPC: 886227407484 (UPC DB, On eBay)
EAN: 4716659407508 (UPC DB, On eBay)
Country of manuf.: China
Series: AC1300

Amazon image

ASINs
B00FB45USW (Flag of the United States.svg, On Amazon, On CCC)
B00GGLL5TC (Flag of the United Kingdom.svg, On Amazon, On CCC)

Interface: USB

USB 3.0
Connector: Male A
Form factor tags: dongle

ID: 0b05:17d2
Windows: USB\VID_0B05&PID_17D2

FCC ID: MSQ-USBAC56
Industry Canada ID: 3568A-USBAC56
PCB ID: 1246-01000119-50U

WI1 chip1: Realtek RTL8812AU

Additional chips
5GHz Power Amplifier IC;Skyworks;SE5003L1;5003L1, 215DT, 1216 MY;2;

Windows driver
see Realtek's website

Antenna connector: RP-SMA

abgn+ac, 2x2:2

OUI: D8:50:E6 (1 E, 1 W, 2013)

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



Wireless-AC1300 Dual-Band Wi-Fi USB 3.0 Adapter

Product page

"1246-01000119-50U" and "USB-AC56 V1.4" appears

to be silkscreened on the board in the FCC photos.

This adapter is using two Skyworks (SiGe) SE5003L1

High Power 802.11ac (5GHz) WLAN Power Amplifiers.
The other RFICs may be from Epicom..

The USB ID for this device is found in the driver set for Edimax EW-7822UAC.

Realtek Linux driver set for the 8812au states the manufactuer is Edimax.

  • Warning: The ASUS USB-AC56 adapters sold in the EU do not support channels higher than
140 under Windows 10. There are no relevant settings to configure, so the only solution is
to return the adapter. Adapters sold directly by Amazon (US) do not have this limitation.

Reviews[edit]

dongle form factor, RP-SMA connector w/ external 5dBi antenna

See also[edit]