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TP-LINK TL-WN722N v1.x
Availability: common

FCC approval date: 18 November 2009
UPC: 845973050467 (UPC DB, On eBay)
EAN: 6935364050467 (UPC DB, On eBay)
Country of manuf.: China

Amazon image

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multiple revisions of this device, use caution

Interface: USB

USB 2.0
Connector: Male A
Form factor tags: dongle

ID: 0cf3:9271 (9 addl. devices)
Windows: USB\VID_0CF3&PID_9271


Chipset: Atheros AR9002U

WI1 chip1: Atheros AR9271L

Probable Linux driver
ath9k_htc (in backports, open firmware)
USB ID first seen in kernel v2.6.35 (2010-08-01)
(see also passys)

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

Antenna connector: RP-SMA

bgn, 1x2:1

OUI: D8:5D:4C (3 E, 7 W, 2010), E8:94:F6 (2 E, 2 W, 2011)

Tehnoetic TET-N150HGATE7WN722N
 Chip1 brandChip2 brand
TP-LINK TL-WN722NAtheros
TP-LINK TL-WN722N v2Realtek
For a list of all currently documented Atheros chipsets with specifications, see Atheros.

150Mbps High Gain Wireless USB Adapter

Product page (TL-WN722N)  • Product page (TL-WN722NC)

The TP-LINK TL-WN722NC is this adapter with an included cradle.

"11n High-gain USB Adapter-6 (AR) A" and "REV: 1.0" is silkscreened

on the board in the FCC photos (PCB v1.0 Atheros AR9271-AL1E)

Known at least two EAN numbers: 6935364050467 and 6935364090432

1T1R SISO, 4dBi detachable Omni Directional antenna (RP-SMA conn.)

Wi-Fi Certified (alt.) (as of 01/11/2010)


  • Version 1.10 has been seen printed on the box but is still the same chipset.
"2052500328" and "REV: 1.1" is silkscreened on the board (PCB Version 1.1)
  • Product Version 1.10 (on the box) with PCB Version 1.2 has been seen but
is still the same chipset (minor layout differences vs. PCB Version 1.1)
  • Version 2.x is using Realtek RTL8188EUS chip. See TP-LINK TL-WN722N v2.
  • Version 3.x is listed on the homepage. Chipset information is still missing.

FCC test results[edit]

  • Radiated power (with antenna): 98.72 dBuV/m peak (802.11b CH6)
  • Output power (before antenna): 17.8 dBm peak (802.11b CH6) (60.26mW)

Additional info[edit]

  • This device supports a maximum of 2 simultaneous AP and 7 clients VIFs w/ ath9k_htc
  • Output of sudo lsusb -v -d 0cf3:9271 here, or here.