Stepping into the Wi-Fi 6 era, QNAP Systems, Inc., a leading computing, networking and storage solution innovator, today released the QXP-W6-AX200 dual band Wi-Fi 6 PCIe network card for NAS and PC. The QXP-W6-AX200 supports the IEEE 802.11ax standard (backward compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac), MIMO 2Tx2R, MU-MIMO TX/RX, and can be installed in a QNAP NAS, or Windows/Linux PC to provide fast Wi-Fi 6 connectivity. When installed in a Windows PC, the QXP-W6-AX200 also provides Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity.
The QXP-W6-AX200 is a PCIe Gen 2x1 Wi-Fi 6 adapter with an Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 module, providing speeds of up to 2400 Mbps – significantly faster than Wi-Fi 5. The new antenna design supports dual band 802.11ax 2.4GHz and 5GHz, and the multiple angle tilt and magnetic base provides the best signal strength direction and location.
“QNAP is devoted to providing affordable high-speed networking solutions for both Ethernet and Wi-Fi environments” said Jason Hsu, Product Manager of QNAP, adding “the QXP-W6-AX200 provides breakthrough Wi-Fi 6 connectivity to enable high-speed backup, file sharing, and other demanding tasks in modern IT environments”.
The QXP-W6-AX200 allows a QNAP NAS to break free from Ethernet cables, or it can be installed in a Windows or Linux PC for faster downloading speeds and low-latency connectivity. In addition, when installed in a Windows PC, the QXP-W6-AX200 provides Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity, improving the speed and active range for communicating with compatible devices.
A driver is required when the QXP-W6-AX200 is used in a PC/Server. Use the following links to download for Windows and Linux. A driver is not required when the QXP-W6-AX200 is used in a QNAP NAS.
For more product information and to view the full QNAP NAS lineup, please visit www.qnap.com.
QXP-W6-AX200: PCIe 2.0 x1; IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax, 2.4 GHz/5 GHz Dual Band Dual Concurrent (DBDC), MU-MIMO, max. 2.4Gbps connection speeds; detachable 2Tx2R Antennae with magnetic stand base, a full-height bracket is pre-installed; 2 x half-height low-profile brackets (a standard bracket and a flat bracket for NAS); Bluetooth USB cable; Windows 10 driver CD.