Penguin Wireless N Dual-Band PCIe Card for GNU / Linux TPE-N300PCIED (/w full & low profile brackets)

Penguin Wireless N Dual-Band PCIe Card for GNU / Linux TPE-N300PCIED (/w full & low profile brackets)

This model has been discontinued and we only have stock available in our UK warehouse for those within the European Union Economic Area. Orders shipping to destinations outside of this area will be canceled and refunded.

With the Penguin Wireless N Dual-Band PCIe Card for GNU / Linux (TPE-N300PCIED), you can now connect to the Internet using the less congested 5Ghz spectrum at speeds up to 300Mbs. Just plug it in, connect, and surf. Genuinely Penguin friendly all recent Linux kernels are supported out of the box.

  • Experience video streaming and Internet calls with speeds up to 300Mbps

  • Connect to 2.4Ghz & 5Ghz networks

  • Support for most popular and libre (free) distributions

  • Not dependent on NDISWrapper, binary blobs, or proprietary drivers-firmware


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Category Specification
Chipset Atheros AR9382
Region 0x0
Supported Modes Station Mode
AP Mode
IBSS Mode
Monitor Mode
Mesh point with HT support, as well as RSN
WDS (as of >= 2.6.37)
P2P GO/CLIENT
Standard IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
Frequency 802.11b/g/n: 2.400 ~ 2.483 GHz
802.11a/n: 5.150 ~ 5.350 GHz / 5.725 ~ 5.825 GHz (FCC)
802.11a/n: 5.150 ~ 5.350 GHz / 5.470 ~ 5.725 GHz (ETSI)
Security 64/128-bit WEP, WPA / WPA2-PSK, WPA/WPA2-RADIUS
Channels 2.4 GHz: 1~11 (FCC), 1~13 (ETSI)
5 GHz: 36, 40, 44, 48, 149, 153, 157, 161, 165 (FCC)
36, 40, 44, 48, 52, 56, 60, 64, 100, 104, 108, 112, 116, 120, 124, 128, 132, 136, 140 (ETSI)
Modulation DBPSK, DQPSK, DSSS, CCK, BPSK, QPSK, 16-QAM/64-QAM with OFDM
Antenna 2 x External Antenna
Support with Most major recent distributions; see list to left
Dimension 66 x 55 mm
Supported Kernels Linux & Linux-libre 3.0+
Weight 45 g (1.6 oz)
Temperature 0°C - 40°C (32°F - 104°F)
Humidity 90% Maximum, Non-Condensing
Coverage up to 100 meters indoor (330 feet) and 300 meters outdoor (980 feet)
Compatible With Linux, Windows 8 (32/64-bit), 7 (32/64-bit), Vista (32/64-bit), XP (32/64-bit)

The card is also compatible with at least pfSense 2.2+, Freebsd 10.1+ (earlier versions are likely also compatible, contact us for further details about earlier versions)


Have questions?
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Supported distributions:

Trisquel 5.5, 6, 6.01, 7, 8
Parabola GNU/Linux 2011.09.01, 2012.10.17, 2013.04.27, 2013.09.01, 2014.06.01, 2014.10.07, 2015.02.21, 2015.02.28, 2015.05.01, 2015.07.01, 2015.08.01, 2015.11.11, 2016.03.17, 2016.06.01, 2016.11.03, 2017.05.28, 2017.09.30
Ubuntu 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, 14.10, 15.04, 15.10, 16.04, 16.10, 17.04, 17.10, 18.04
Lubuntu 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, 14.10, 15.04, 15.10, 16.04, 16.10, 17.04, 17.10, 18.04
Kubuntu 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, 14.10, 15.04, 15.10, 16.04, 16.10, 17.04, 17.10, 18.04
Peppermint Linux OS 5, 6, 7, 8
LXLE 12.04, 12.04.3, 12.04.4, 14.04, discontinued
LinuxMint 12, 13, 14, 14.1, 15, 16, 17, 17.1, 17.2, 17.3, 18, 18.1, 18.2, 18.3
Debian 7, 8, 9
ZorinOS 7, 7.1, 8, 8.1, 9, 9.1, 10, 11, 12, 12.1, 12.2, 12.3
Fedora 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 Series 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5
CentOS 7 Series 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5
Scientific Linux 7 Series 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5
OpenSuSE 12.1, 12.2, 12.3, 13.1, 13.2, Leap 42.1, 42.2, 42.3
PCLinuxOS 2013.2, 2013.4, 2013.6, 2013.7, 2013.715, 2013.10, 2013.12, 2014.04, 2014.05, 2014.07, 2014.08, 2014.12, 2016.03, 2016.07, 2017.04, 2017.05, 2017.07, 2017.11
Mageia 2, 3, 4, 5, 5.1, 6
Slackware 13.37, 14, 14.1, 14.2
Tails .16, .19, .20, .21, .22, .22.1, .23, 1.0, 1.0.1, 1.1, 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.2.3, 1.3, 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.4, 1.4.1, 1.5, 1.5.1, 1.6, 1.7, 2.0, 2.0.1, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.7.1, 2.9.1, 2.10, 2.11, 2.12, 3.0, 3.0.1, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.5, 3.6, 3.6.1, 3.6.2


All recently released distributions are compatible.

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