Category: Network & Modems
Manufacturer: Atheros communication
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 268 KB
Operating System: Windows XP 32bit/64bit
Latest Version / Release Date: 126.96.36.1999 / 09 Jun 2009
Atheros AR9280 Wireless Network Adapter is among the latest wireless network devices produced by Atheros. The main purpose of an adapter is to change the attributes of a particular system or device to those of a system or a device which would otherwise be incompatible. This is achieved by changing the interface from a particular class into an interface which is compatible. Typically, computer adapter cards are manufactured in the form of a card which is fitted into a slot on the motherboard of the computer. Compatibility issues may arise in many situations and are quite common in wireless networks. Thus the work of the Atheros AR9280 Wireless Network Adapter is to convert the incompatible wireless network interfaces into a compatible one. Atheros AR9280 Wireless Network Adapter. Wireless network is mostly linked to a telecommunications network whereby the interconnection of nodes is achieved without using wires. Wireless networks are preferred as they get rid of the messy wires.
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Atheros AR9280 Wireless Network Adapter facilitates wireless connectivity in a computer. AR9280 is a dual band PCI Express design produced by Atheros communication and is part of the Atheros XSPAN¬Æ family. This is, universally, the most extensively adopted 802.11n Wi-Fi technology. AR9280 has been especially designed in order to meet the standards of PC OEMs. It is intended to convey the high-performance 802.11 n benefits within the mainstream platforms as well as enterprise notebooks. AR9280 provides all-inclusive and competitive single-ship PCI express solution lineup. This format integrates the radio, the host PCI Express Interface and thee baseband/ MAC into one chip. Manufacturers can improve their product portfolios with two different options; dual-band 2x2 MIMO PCIe which is aimed at high-end consumers and enterprise notebooks and single-band 1x2 PCIe design which is aimed at the reduced cost and the lowest power solution. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Atheros AR9280 Wireless Network Adapter errors before installing any driver updates.