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Netgear A7000

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Netgear A7000
Availability: now

Manuf/OEM/ODM Delta Networks

FCC approval date: 30 June 2017
(Est.) release date: 16 August 2017
(Est.) initial retail price (in USD): $69.99
Country of manuf.: Taiwan

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Interface: USB

USB 3.0
Connector: Male A
Form factor tags: dongle (w/ large antenna)

ID: 0846:9054
Windows: USB\VID_0846&PID_9054

FCC ID: PY317100368
Industry Canada ID: 4054A-17100368

WI1 chip1: Realtek RTL8814AU

Windows driver
see Realtek's website

Antenna connector: none

abgn+ac, 3x4:3

Flags: 256QAM, flip-up antenna, DFS

OUI: 08:02:8E (4 E, 2 W, 2017), 3C:37:86 (-, 3 W, 2018)

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

1300Mbps - 3SS 5GHz 802.11ac (80MHz chan.),
600Mbps - 3SS 2.4GHz 802.11n (40MHz chan., 256QAM) = 1900 Mbps class

AC1900 WiFi USB Adapter

Product page • Support page

"2976556201" is silkscreened on the board in the FCC photos.

The Edimax driver EW-7833UAC_Linux_Driver_4.3.21 linked to on the right works with Ubuntu 16.04 Kernel 4.4.0-116 if you add the Netgear device ID.

Add the line {USB_DEVICE(0x0846, 0x9054),.driver_info = RTL8814A}, /* Netgear - A7000 */ to the CONFIG_RTL8814A section in <driver source folder>/os_dep/linux/usb_intf.c.

It's line 213 in the version mentioned above.

Then make, and sudo make install as described in the readme.