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Acelink EW-7956MAC

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Acelink EW-7956M AC
Availability: new

Country of manuf.: China

Interface: Mini PCIe (oversized)

Form factor tags: module

ID: 168c:0056
Windows: PCI\VEN_168C&DEV_0056

FCC ID: none available

WI1 chip1: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9994

Additional chips
5GHz High Power Amplifier;Skyworks;SKY85405;;4;

Windows driver
possibly see ath-drivers.eu

Antenna connector: U.FL

an+ac, 4x4:4

Flags: Wave2, MU-MIMO
has accessible UART

OUI: none specified

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



4T4R 802.11a/n/ac 5GHz Single-Band Mini PCIe Module

Product page

See also Acelink EW-7955MAC..

Product Overview[edit]

Acelink EW-7956MAC is an 802.11ac/a/n 5GHz Single-Band Mini PCI express module
based on Qualcomm Atheros QCA9994 chipset and Skyworks power amplifier.
It supports 4T4R (4x4) technology, which runs up to 1.73Gbps (11ac VHT80 MCS9).
EW-7956MAC supports 20/40/80MHz and 256-QAM to maximize bandwidth efficiency.
EW-7956MAC supports 4.9GHz with narrow band application by HT5 / HT10 / HT20.
  • Secure Wireless Connection
Incorporated with advanced security encryption, such as 64/128-bits WEP, WPA,
WPA2, and 802.1x, it helps prevent users’ devices from malicious attacks.

Specifications[edit]

  • Host Interface: Mini PCIe
  • Standard: 802.11a/n/ac
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Atheros QCA9994
  • Amplifiers: 4x 5GHz High Power Amp SKY85405
  • Operating Frequency:
ISM band: 5.150~5.825GHz
4.9GHz (HT5/HT10/HT20)
  • Operation Channels:
5GHz : Country dependent for the following ranges:
36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64, 100, 104, 108, 112, 116,
120, 124, 128, 132, 136, 140, 149, 153, 157, 161, 165
  • Data Rates: 802.11a: 6-54Mbps
802.11n: MCS0~MCS31
802.11ac: VHT80 MCS0~MCS9
  • Antenna Connectors: 4x iPEX
Connectors reserved for 5GHz antenna
  • Operating Voltage: DC 5V
  • Power Consumption: 9.5W
  • Dimensions: 48mm x 73mm

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