Wireless N Notebook ExpressCard (TPE-NEXCRD)

Wireless N Notebook ExpressCard (TPE-NEXCRD)
With the Penguin Wireless N Notebook ExpressCard for GNU / Linux, connecting to the Internet is easy. Just plug it in, turn on your computer, select your access point, and surf. Genuinely Penguin friendly with all recent Linux kernels supported out of the box.

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

  • No dependencies on NDISWrapper, binary blobs, or proprietary drivers-firmware & works with most distributions out of the box

  • Support for most popular and libre (free) distributions



Fast shipping:

Most customers will receive this item within 1-5 business days when selecting our "Standard Shipping" option or our USPS shipping option if within the US. Most others in populated regions will generally get it within 6-10 business days.

(* large quantities may take longer to deliver)
Category Specification
Chipset Atheros AR5418
Kernels Supported Linux 2.6.35+ (note: it's possible that earlier versions will also work, but anything newer than this is supported)
Frequency + 2.412GHz to 2.462GHz (North America)
+ 2.412GHz to 2.472GHz (General Europe)
Interface ExpressCard/34 (note: any system with a 34 or 54 slot should be compatible)
Supports Master Mode (/w hostapd)
Station Mode
Station
AP
IBSS
Monitor
Mesh point
WDS
P2P GO/CLIENT
Standards + IEEE 802.11n (Draft 2.0)
+ IEEE 802.11g
+ IEEE 802.11b
Data Rates + 802.11g: 6/9/12/18/24/36/48/54Mbps
+ 802.11b: 1/2/5.5/11Mbps
+ 802.11n: 30/60/90/120/180/240/270/300Mbps
Emission Schemes + DSSS
+ OFDM
Transmit Output Power 17dBm (typical)
Security + 64-128-bit Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
+ Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA & WPA2)
Operating Voltage 3.3 VDC +/- 10%
Current Consumption Max. 3.3W
Dimensions 112 x 33.4 x 8 mm (4.41 x 1.31 x 0.31 inches)
Operation Temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 65°C (-4°F to 149°F)
Operating Humidity 10% to 90% non-condensing
Storage Humidity 5% to 95% non-condensing
Certifications FCC Class B
IC
CE
C-Tick
Compatible With Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista


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Supported distributions:

Trisquel 5, 5.5, 6, 6.01, 7, 8
Parabola GNU/Linux 2013.04.27+
Ubuntu 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 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 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Kubuntu 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
LinuxMint 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 14.1, 15, 16, 17, 17.1, 17.2, 17.3, 18, 18.1, 18.2, 18.3
elementary OS .2, .3, .3.1, .3.2, .4, .4.1
Fedora 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28
CentOS 7 Series 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 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 11.4, 12.1, 12.2, 12.3, 13.1, 13.2, Leap 42.1, 42.2, 42.3, 15.0
Zorin OS 6.0, 6.1, 6.2, 7, 7.1, 8, 8.1, 9, 9.1, 10, 11, 12, 12.1, 12.2, 12.3
Tails .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, 3.7
PCLinuxOS 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 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 5.1, 6
Arch 2011.08.19, 2012.07.15, 2012.08.04, 2012.09.07, 2012.10.06, 2012.11.01, 2012.12.01, 2013.01.04, 2013.02.01, 2013.03.01, 2013.04.01, 2013.05.01, 2013.06.01, 2013.07.01, 2013.08.01, 2013.09.01, 2013.10.01, 2013.11.01, 2013.12.01, 2014.01.05, 2014.02.01, 2014.03.01, 2014.04.01, 2014.05.01, 2014.06.01, 2014.07.03, 2014.08.01, 2014.09.03, 2014.10.01, 2014.11.01, 2014.12.01, 2015.01.01, 2015.02.01, 2015.03.01, 2015.04.01, 2015.05.01, 2015.06.01, 2015.07.01, 2015.08.01, 2015.09.01, 2015.10.01, 2015.11.01, 2015.12.01, 2016.01.01, 2016.02.01, 2016.03.01, 2016.04.01, 2016.05.01, 2016.06.01, 2016.07.01, 2016.08.01, 2016.09.03, 2016.10.01, 2016.11.01, 2016.12.01, 2017.01.01, 2017.02.01, 2017.03.01, 2017.04.01, 2017.05.01, 2017.06.01, 2017.07.01, 2017.08.01, 2017.09.01, 2017.10.01, 2017.11.01, 2017.12.01, 2018.01.01, 2018.02.01, 2018.03.01, 2018.04.01, 2018.05.01, 2018.06.01
Kali 1.0.0, 1.0.1, 1.0.2, 1.0.3, 1.0.4, 1.0.5, 1.0.6, 1.0.7, 1.0.8, 1.0.9, 1.09a, 1.1.0, 1.1.0a, 2.0, 2016.1, 2016.2, 2017.1, 2017.2, 2017.3, 2018.1, 2018.2
* BackTrack has been 'reborn' as Kali

Most other recently released distributions are also compatible.