PC-686S
PC-686S: IEEE 802.11a/b/g 20 ~28dbm Hi-power mPCI Card, AR5414
 

Feature List

  • Mini-PCI adapter
  • High speed for wireless LAN connection:
  • IEEE802.11b 11Mbps data rate by incorporating Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS);
  • IEEE802.11a 54Mbps data rate with Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) and up to 108Mbps with Turbo mode;
  • IEEE802.11g 54Mbps date rate with OFDM (108Mbps in Turbo mode) and 11Mbps with DSSS.
  • Provide seamless roaming within the IEEE 802.11a/b WLAN infrastructure
  • IEEE 802.11a/b/g compatible: allowing inter-operation among multiple vendors
  • Support Atheros Super A/GTM Mode
  • Provide seamless roaming within the IEEE 802.11 a/b/g WLAN infrastructure
  • Site survey function
  • Support MicroSoft Windows 98, ME, XP, 2000
  • Interoperability – Complying with WiFi
  • Support WPA Single chip solution with multi-protocol MAC/baseband processor and 2.4/5GHz radio
  • Extended range supporting
  • Support 802.1x, AES-CCM & TKIP, Power Saving Mode
  • 64/128/152/256-bit WEP Encryption
  • 802.11e standard compatible bursting
  • Wireless multimedia enhancements quality of service support(QoS)
  • Support for draft IEEE 802.11e,h, i and j standards

Key specifications

Main Chipset

AR5414A-BGA Single Chip (with Super AG function)

Frequency Band

2.312 – 2.472GHz, 2.484 GHz                             U-NII: 5.15 - 5.35GHz, 5.725 - 5.825GHz          ISM: 5.725 – 5.850 GHz                                DSRC: 5.850 – 5.925 GHz                           Europe: 5.15 - 5.35GHz, 5.47 - 5.725GhHz     Japan: 4.90 – 5.00GHz, 5.03 – 5.091GHz, 5.15 – 5.35GHz, 5.47 – 5.725GHz

Modulation technique

802.11 a/b/g                                                                 DSSS(DBPSK, DQPSK, CCK)                            OFDM (BPSK,QPSK, 16-QAM, 64-QAM)

Host interface

Type IIIA Mini PCI Interface

Connector

MMCX * 2

SECURITY

64/128 Bit WEP, WPA/WPA2, IEEE802.1X Authentication

Channels support

 

802.11b/g                                            US/Canada:11 (1 ~ 11)                                 Major European country: 13 (1 ~ 13)             France: 4 (10 ~ 13)                                     Japan: 11b: 14 (1~13 or 14), 11g: 13 (1 ~ 13)  802.11a                                                           1). US/Canada:12 non-overlapping channels (5.15 ~ 5.35GHz, 5.725 ~ 5.825GHz)                          2). Europe: 19 non-overlapping channel (5.15 ~ 5.35GHz, 5.47 ~ 5.725GHz)                               3). Japan: 4 non-overlapping channels (5.15 ~ 5.25GHz)

Operation voltage

3.3V +/- 10%

Power consumption

A Mode: FTP Tx: 520mA (typical)~1300mA (max)   G Mode: FTP Tx: 520mA (typical)~1300mA (max)   B Mode:  FTP Tx: 520mA (typical)~1300mA (max)

Output power

802.11a 24dBm@6~24Mbps

22dBm@36Mbps

21dBm@48Mbps

20dBm@54Mbps

Super a 24dBm@6~24Mbps

22dBm@36Mbps

21dBm@48Mbps

20dBm@54Mbps

802.11b 28dBm@11Mbps

802.11g 28dBm@6~24Mbps

25dBm@36Mbps

24dBm@48Mbps

23dBm@54Mbps

Sensitivity: (IEEE 802.11a/b/g @ Packet Error Rate<8%~10%)

802.11a: -92dBm @ 6Mbps, -72dBm @ 54Mbps

Super a: -92dBm @ 6Mbps, -70dBm @ 108Mbps

802.11b: -92dBm @ 1Mbps, -86dBm @ 11Mbps

802.11g: -86dBm @ 6Mbps, -72dBm @ 54Mbps

Super G:  -86dBm @ 6Mbps, -70dBm @ 108Mbps

Dimension

59.6mm*57.4mm*8.2mm

Operation mode

Infrastructure & Ad-hoc mode

Operation temperature

-20 ~ 75

Storage temperature

-40 ~ 80

Wi-Fi Alliance

WECA Compliant

EMC certificate

ETSI, EN300 328, EN301 489, EN60950 (Europe)

Media access protocol

CSMA/CA with ACK architecture 32-bit MAC

Advance Function

Super AG Extended Range