Sony UWA-BR100

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Sony UWA-BR100

FCC approval date: 20 November 2009
UPC: 608939564503 (UPC DB, On eBay)
Country of manuf.: Taiwan

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Interface: USB

USB 2.0
Connector: Male A
Form factor tags: dongle

ID: 0411:017f
Windows: USB\VID_0411&PID_017F

Industry Canada ID: 409B-UWABR100

Chipset: Atheros AR9002U-2NX

WI1 chip1: Atheros AR7010

WI1 chip2: Atheros AR9280

Probable Linux driver
ath9k_htc (in backports, open firmware)
USB ID not yet observed in any mainline kernel / this list
(see also passys)

Windows driver
try this, if it doesn't work let me know

Antenna connector: none

abgn, 2x2:2

OUI: 00:24:A5 (4 E, 8 W, 2009), 4C:E6:76 (3 E, 7 W, 2010)

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

Product Page
Intended for Sony Blu-ray disc players and TVs. Configuration (Mobile Use).pdf on the FCC listing claims that this adapter will not work on Windows/Linux PCs since no drivers will be available.

The adapter uses the AR7010 + AR9280 chipset (the AR9280 is readable from FCC photos) which is only found in a few other devices. Assuming Sony locked their devices to the 0411:017f USB ID, no alternative devices will work without modification.

The adapter works with ath9k_htc in a Linux environment and with the driver provided to the right in a Windows environment.

The device has the regdomain of 0x6a (World roaming) in the EEPROM.

"8WUSND06S2A1G" is silkscreened on the board in the FCC photos. The manufacturer may be Alpha Networks.

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