Netegriti 802.11a/b/g Mini PCI Wireless Card

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neTegriti Part #/MPN: EM-500AG

DiscTech Item #: NTG-EM-500AG-BN-FW

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Interface Types: Ethernet RJ45, PCIe Mini

Netegriti's 802.11a/b/g Wireless LAN mini PCI card (Model: EM-500AG) delivers the utmost in mobile convenience, allowing secure connections (WPA and WEP) to all WiFi network types, 802.11b, 802.11a and the new 802.11g from a single card that installs invisibly into your laptop's internal mini PCI slot.

These Mini-PCI wireless cards work well with and have software for Microsoft Windows and many versions of Linux. Please visit our support section for driver/software downloads for our laptop wireless cards.

Netegriti's hardware division's 802.11a+b+g Wireless LAN ComboCard (Model: EM-500AG) delivers the utmost in mobile convenience, allowing secure connections to all WiFi network types, 802.11b, 802.11a and the new 802.11g from a single card. With the 802.11a+b+g ComboCard, users can move easily between 802.11 networks at home, in the office, and in public spaces such as a hotel or an airport lounge.

Supports peer-to-peer networking and communication to wired networks via Access Points.

Netegriti's client adapters couple the mobility, freedom, and flexibility of wireless local-area networking with the bandwidth required by enterprise-wide information systems. With wireless-enabled client PCs, users with laptop, notebook and hand-held devices can move freely within a campus environment while maintaining uninterrupted access to centrally located data.

In 802.11b/g mode, based on direct sequence spread spectrum (DSSS) technology and operating in the 2.4 GHz band, the EM-500AG provides a FastEthernet-like data rate of up to 54 megabits per second (Mbps).

In 802.11a mode, the EM-500AG is a 5GHz 54Mbps (108Mbps in turbo mode) Wireless LAN client adapter that is Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) 802.11a-compliant 32 bit mini PCI adapter that operates in the UNII-1 and UNII-2 bands. The ultra high speed and throughput enables the rapid wireless transfer of bandwidth-intensive data such as multimedia streams and large data files within the enterprise.

For investment protection, the EM-500AG conforms to the IEEE 802.11a, 802.11b and 802.11g standards, ensuring interoperability with equipment available from a variety of vendors. It is fully compatible with most popular network operating systems. The EM-500AG can be seamlessly integrated into wired Ethernet networks, as a complement or alternative to the wired LAN products available today.


Some laptops (e.g. Dell Inspiron 8000 series) need a mini-coaxial jumper cable to interconnect the integrated the antenna and the card. We sell these jumper cables for $19.95 each.


This Mini-PCI card works in almost ANY laptop with a mini PCI slot, and integrated antenna. This includes, but is not limited to Dell Inspiron 4000, 4100, 4150, 5000, 5100, 600m 8000, 8100, 8200, 8500, Latitude C600, C610, C620, C640, C800, C810, C820, C840, D600, D610, D800, D810, Precision M50 Workstation notebooks; Toshiba Tecra, Satellite Pro, some IBM Thinkpad, ArmComputer CR10 and MANY MANY OTHERS!!!

Certain Toshiba and ARM laptops require special instructions for successful installation. Please mention that you have a Toshiba when ordering.

Main ChipsetAtheros AR5212, AR5111, AR2111

* U-NII: 2.412 ~ 2.462Ghz, 5.15 ~ 5.35Ghz, 5.725 ~ 5.825Ghz

2.400 ¡V 2.483GHz,

*Europe: 2.412 ~2.472Ghz, 5.15~ 5.35Ghz, 5.47 ~ 5.725Ghz

2.400 ¡V 2.483GHz

*Japan: 2.412 ~ 2.484Ghz, 5.15 ~ 5.25Ghz

2.400 ¡V 2.483GHz, 4.90 ¡V 5.091GHz, 5.15 ¡V 5.25GHz

*China: 2.412 ~ 2.472Ghz, 5.725 ~5.85Ghz

2.400 ¡V 2.483GHz

- 802.11b/g


OFDM for data rate > 20 Mbps

- 802.11a


Mini-PCI form factor; Mini-PCI Version 1.0 type 3B

- 802.11b/g

US/Canada: 11 (1 ~ 11)

Major European country: 13 (1 ~ 13)

France: 4 (10 ~ 13)

Japan: 14 (1~13 or 14th)

China: 13 (1 ~ 13)


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)

4). China : 5 non-overlapping channels (5.15 ~ 5.85GHz)

3.3V +/- 5%


Continuous Tx:490~510mA @18dBm570~590mA @18dBm610~640mA@18dBm
Continuous Rx:340~350mA360~380mA420~440mA
FTP Tx:420~440mA510~530mA530~545mA
FTP Rx:400~420mA470~485mA490~510mA
Standby mode:360~380mA440~450mA450~470mA
Power saving mode:50mA50mA50mA
RF Kill:40mA40mA40mA
Output power-802.11b/g

18 dBm peak power


1). US :

5.150 ¡V 5.250: 15 dBm

5.250 ¡V 5.350: 18 dBm

5.470 ¡V 5.725: not allowed

5.725 ¡V 5.825: 17 dBm

2). Europe

5.150 ¡V 5.250 and 5.250 ¡V 5.350: 18 dBm

5.470 ¡V 5.725: 17 dBm

5.725 ¡V 5.825: Not allowed.

3). Japan

5.150 ¡V 5.250: 18 dBm

5.250 ¡V 5.350: not allowed

5.470 ¡V 5.725: not allowed

5.725 ¡V 5.825: not allowed


Outdoor: 40m@72Mbps,85m@54Mbps,250m@48Mbps,310m@36Mbps




Indoor: 60m@11Mbps,70m@5.5Mbps,83m@2Mbps,85m@1Mbps


Outdoor: 82m@54Mbps,100m@48Mbps,300m@36Mbps



Windows 98SE, Me, 2K, XP
Dimension59.75mm(L) * 44.60mm (W) * 5mm (H)
Security* 64-bit,128-bit, 152-bit WEP Encryption

* 802.1x Authentication

* AES-CCM & TKIP Encryption

Infrastructure & Ad-hoc mode
Transfer data

rate �
- 802.11b/g

11, 5.5, 2, 1 Mbps, auto-fallback, up to 54 Mbps

- 802.11a (Normal mode)

54, 48, 36, 24, 18, 12, 9, 6Mbps, auto-fallback

- 802.11a (Turbo mode)

108,96,72,48,36,24,18,12 Mbps, auto-fallback
Operation temperature0¢J ~ 70¢J
Storage temperature-20¢J ~ 80¢J
Wi-Fi AllianceWECA Compliant
WHQLMicrosoft 2K, XP Complaint
FAAS/W audio On/Off support
EMC certificate* FCC part 15 (USA), with multiple e-Antenna

* Telec (Japan), with multiple e-Antenna
Media access


CSMA/CA with ACK architecture 32-bit MAC

2 x SMT Ultra-miniature coaxial connectors

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Weight: 0.2 lb

Warranty: 1 Year Manufacturer

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