This 802.11b/g/n wireless adapter can operate as infrastructure and ad-hoc, and supports WPS/WEP/WPA security features. It can be used on OLinuXino boards that don't have built-in WiFi, or on any nearly any Windows/Linux/MacOS computer or PlayStation Portable (PSP). It also is known to work on Raspberry Pi and BeagleBone Black.
Highly integrated with PA, LNA, T/R switch, and diversity switch The Ralink/MediaTek RT5370 is a cost-effective, highly integrated USB WiFi single chip containing an 802.11n MAC and baseband, a 2.4GHz RF, PA, LNA and T/R switch on a single die. It supports a 150Mbps PHY data rate and fully complies with 802.11b/g/n specifications, providing feature-rich wireless connectivity at high standards, and delivering reliable throughput from an extended distance. Optimized RF architecture and baseband algorithms provide superb performance with low power consumption.
RT5370 WiFi Chip Features
- 1T1R 2.4GHz with 150Mbps PHY data rate
- USB 2.0 interface
- CMOS single chip with RF (PA, LNA, T/R SW, and diversity SW), Baseband, and MAC integration
- QoS: WMM & WMM-PS support
- Multiple BSSID support
- Maximum likelihood Decoding support
- Cisco CCX 5.0 support
- Low Power usage with Advanced Power Management
- Security: WEP/TKIP/AES/WPA/WPA2/WAPI
Drivers for the RT5370 can be downloaded from the MediaTek Downloads Page.
Extended-range Version Available This USB WiFi module uses a PCB antenna, which is sufficient for most home use or WiFi hotspots. You can get better range from the MOD-WIFI-R5370-ANT which has an external antenna.