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D-link DWA-548 IEEE 802.11n PCI Express - Wi-Fi Adapter
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Highlights for D-link DWA-548 IEEE 802.11n PCI Express - Wi-Fi Adapter

  • Host Interface:PCI Express
  • Wireless Transmission Speed:300 Mbps

Marketing Information


The DWA-548 Wireless N 300 PCI Express Desktop Adapter lets you connect to your wireless network with faster speeds and from greater distances. The improved wireless coverage and better speeds allow you to enjoy faster and more reliable connections throughout your home.


PCI Express provides a high-bandwidth connection with superior performance over the legacy PCI interface. You can connect the Wireless N 300 PCI Express Desktop Adapter to any PCIe slot in your computer, whether it is an x1, x4, x8, or x16 slot.

Technical Information

  • Wireless Security:
    • WPA
    • WPS
    • (64/128-bit) WEP
    • WPA2
  • Wireless Transmission Speed: 300 Mbps
  • Wi-Fi Standard: IEEE 802.11n
  • ISM Band: Yes
  • UNII Band: No
  • ISM Maximum Frequency: 2.40 GHz



  • Host Interface: PCI Express

General Information

  • Product Type: Wi-Fi Adapter
  • Manufacturer Part Number: DWA-548
  • Manufacturer Website Address: www.dlink.com
  • Manufacturer: D-Link Systems, Inc
  • Product Model: DWA-548
  • Product Name: Wireless N 300 PCI Express Desktop Adapter
  • Package Type: Retail
  • Brand Name: D-Link


Platform Supported


Certifications & Standards

  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11n
  • FCC Class B
  • IC
  • CE

System Requirements

Operating Systems:

  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP SP3

Physical Characteristics

  • Weight (Approximate): 1.50 oz
  • Form Factor: Internal
  • Height: 0.4"
  • Width: 2.2"
  • Depth: 2.5"

Technical Information

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Wireless N300 PCI Express Desktop Adapter



The Wireless N 300 PCI Express Desktop Adapter lets you upgrade any desktop computer with a PCI Express slot. The DWA-548 enables you to get up to 300Mbps and expanded wireless range - significantly outperforming older Wireless G techology that you may have on your desktop. The DWA-548 fits into any standard PCI Express slots – x1, x4, x8, or x16. Use the D-Link Quick Adapter Setup Wizard to quickly and easily connect your desktop to your network with secure encryption using WPA™ or WPA2™.  



  • Wireless N300 Technology

    Optimized performance and reliable coverage for video streaming, video chatting and web-browsing
  • Backward Compatible

    Compatible with 802.11b/g devices
  • Simple Setup

    Simple and intuitive setup wizard will have your adapter installed in minutes
  • Get Connected and Stay Connected

    Powered by Wireless N technology, this adapter provides high-performance wireless connectivity. The DWA-548 is designed for use in bigger homes and for users that demand higher networking performance. Maximize your wireless performance by connecting this adapter to a Wireless N router and stay connected from virtually anywhere in your home. The DWA-548 is also backward compatible with 802.11g and 802.11b technology. This adapter supports WPA and WPA2 encryption that allow you to connect securely to a wireless network.
  • Better Speeds and Better Coverage

    The DWA-548 Wireless N300 PCI Express Desktop Adapter lets you connect to your wireless network with faster speeds and from greater distances. The improved wireless coverage and better speeds allow you to enjoy faster and more reliable connections throughout your home.
  • Simple Setup

    A Quick Setup Wizard guides users through a simplified installation process so that you can configure this adapter without having to call a networking expert for help. Wireless Manager software is included with this product to keep track of all most frequently accessed networks. With unmatched wireless performance, reception, and security, this adapter is the best choice for easily adding or upgrading wireless connectivity to desktop computers.



 OS Support

• Windows 7, Vista, or XP SP3


• IEEE 802.11g
• IEEE 802.11n


• PCI Express (PCIe)


• Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA™ & WPA2™)
• 64/128-bit WEP
• Wi-Fi Protected Setup - PIN & PBC


• Detachable 2 dBi dipole antenna

Diagnostic LED

• Activity

Operating Temperature

• 32 to 104 ˚F (0 to 40 ˚C)
Storage Temperature• -4 to 149 ˚F (-20 to 65 ˚C)

Operating Humidity

• 10% to 90% (non-condensing)
Storage Humidity• 5% to 95% (non-condensing) 


• FCC Class B
• IC
• Wi-Fi
• Wi-Fi Protected Setup
• CE


• 2.5" x 2.2" x 0.4" (63.5 x 55 x 11.42 mm )


• 42.5 g (1.5 oz)


• 1-Year Limited Warranty4

1 Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE Standard 802.11 specifications. Actual data throughput will vary. Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and
network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate. Environmental factors will adversely affect wireless signal range. Wireless range and speed rates are D-Link RELATIVE performance measurements based on the wireless range and speed rates
of a standard Wireless G product from D-Link. Maximum throughput based on D-Link 802.11n devices.
2 Maximum throughput and performance derived from PCI and PCI Express specifications.
3 24/7 Basic Installation Support is available only in the USA for the first 30 days from date of original purchase.
4 1-Year Limited Warranty available only in the USA and Canada.
5 Computer must adhere to Microsoft’s recommended System Requirements. Please contact Microsoft for details.
6 Latest software and documentation are available at http://support.dlink.com.
All references to speed and range, including the performance chart, are for comparison purposes only. Product specifications, size, and shape are subject to change without notice, and actual product appearance may differ from that depicted on
the package. See inside package for warranty details.

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