- Costs half as much as an 802.11ac wireless bridge
- Mobile—draws power from the host's USB port
- Fast enough to stream HD video
- Works with only one PC
- Much more expensive than an 802.11n Wi-Fi adapter
At A Glance
If you need to connect just a single client, such as a laptop or a home-theater PC, to your 802.11ac network, Netgear's A6200 is a far cheaper alternative to a wireless bridge.
The Netgear A6200 WiFi Adapter delivers next generation WiFi speeds. Compatible with next generation WiFi devices and backward compatible with 802.11 a/b/g/n devices, it enables multiple HD video streams throughout your home simultaneously. With up to 300/867 Mbps speed and dual band technology, the A6200 avoids interference, ensuring top WiFi speeds and reliable connections. The optional antenna positioning offers optimal performance and reliability, while the unique design features of the adapter make it easy to use with both laptops and desktops. The A6200 WiFi Adapter is perfect for upgrading your existing laptop or desktop to 802.11ac.