QNAP Launches High-speed Dual Band Wi-Fi 6 PCIe card for NAS and PC

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 2×1 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 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz, 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.

Key Specifications
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. 2.4 Gbps connection speeds; detachable 2Tx2R Antennae with magnetic stand base, a full-height bracket is pre-installed; 2x half-height low-profile brackets (a standard bracket and a flat bracket for NAS); Bluetooth USB cable; Windows 10 driver CD.

For more information, visit the product page.

 

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