ALFA AWUS036AX 802.11ax WiFi 6 1200 Mbps Dual Band WiFi USB Adapter


AWUS036AX is a new WiFi 6 (802.11ax) 2x2 dual-band 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz USB adapter.
The AWUS036AX USB adapter incorporates highly integrated Realtek™ RTL8832BU WLAN chipset, with support for 802.11ax standard.
The device supports dual-band operation (2.4 GHz or 5 GHz band), is backward compatible (802.11a/b/g/n/ac) and includes two RP-SMA female connectors equipped with dual-band 5 dBi dipole omni antennas.


Part/Model #: AWUS036AX
Country of OriginTaiwan
Manufacturer : 
Alfa Network Inc.

Chipset Realtek™ RTL8832BU
IEEE 802.11 standards a/b/g/n/ac/ax
  • 2.4 GHz
  • 5 GHz
Data rate
  • 11b: 1, 2, 5.5, 11 Mbps
  • 11a/g: 6, 9, 12, 18, 24, 36, 48 and 54 Mbps
  • 11n: up to 300 Mbps
  • 11ac: up to 866.7 Mbps
  • 11ax: up to 573.5 Mbps
  • 11ax: up to 1201 Mbps
USB connector USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
Wi-Fi Antenna
  • 2x RP-SMA antenna connector with
  • 2x dual-band high-gain dipole antenna
Power consumption 3.6 W (max.)
Dimensions 87.4 x 28.5 x 12 mm
Operating temperature -20°C - 70°C
Operation voltage 5V
OS support
  • Windows 10/11
  • Linux

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USB 3.0 port required for max speed, though is compatible with USB 2.0 ports also at a max speed of 480 mbps. When Bluetooth is installed, the device will be limited to USB 2 functionality. 

Additional Features:

  • 1200 mbps max High-Speed Transfer Rate for 802.11ax
  • ONE YEAR manufacturer's warranty
  • RTL8832BU WiFi 6 chipset
  • USB-A connector support USB 3.2 GEN 1
  • RP-SMA external antenna connector
  • High-gain dual-band 2.4 GHz +5 GHz detachable dipole antenna
  • LED indicator

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