WLE600VX - 802.11ac 2.4/5GHz miniPCIe Radio SolutionThe WLE600VX is an IEEE 802.11ac wireless adapter that operates in 2.4GHz and 5.0 GHz bands, available in PCIe mini card form factor. Featuring QCA9882 chipset, the WLE600VX dramatically increases the overall throughput up to 867Mbps with 2 x 2 MIMO technique. Leveraging the revolutionary 11ac technology, WLE600VX sets a new benchmark in throughput and range, making it ideal for consumer and enterprise applications, such as video, voice and data transmission. The WLE600VX is backward compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n and fully supports industry standards compliant security. Attention : Atheros 11ac radio can't be used in PC or laptop, as BIOS do not detects it, as Atheros do not release such driver. Pls read reviews for more details about supported PC boards
We found that with our Linux PC the WLE600VX card radio (using miniPCIe to PCIe adapter card) is working well.
Installed Ubuntu with WLE600VX already inserted. Wireless detected immediately so the OS installation proceeded with automatically downloading updates. We are using Ubuntu 16.04 with 4.15.0-29 kernel and Firmware ver 10.2.4.70.9-2 for WLE600VX module
WLE600VX Product Datasheet
Features Qualcomm-Atheros QCA9882 2.4GHz max 19dBm output power & 5GHz max 18dBm output power (per chain) IEEE 802.11ac complaint & backward compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n
2X2 MIMO Technology & up to 867Mbps MiniPCI Express 1.1 interface
Supports Spatial Multiplexing, Cyclic-Delay Diversity (CDD), low-density parity check (LDPC), Maximal Ratio Combining (MRC), Space Time Block Code (STBC)
Supports IEEE 802.11d, e, h, I, k, RO, v time stamp, and w standards
Supports Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS)
Cards are individually calibrated for Quality Assurance
Supported by either CompexWRT with Atheros Reference Wireless Driver OR OpenWRT with ath10k Wireless Driver on WPJ344
Applications(combined with wpj344/wpj563)
802.11ac/abgn Point to Point
802.11ac Outdoor and indoor test report - read here! Achieved troughput using WPJ344 board and different COMPEX radio cards in different conditions.Compex Powerful Embedded Board firmware – CompexWRT Wiki
CE (!) 0678, FCC, IC Canada (7849A‐WLE600VX) , TELEC certified (Japan -reg.no.JU000537H - R 206-00537)
800Mbps UDP goodput! Review by paul
Price Value Quality
We was successful to have the card being recognized in the Barebone DSS-1300 platform, in the Shuttle DS81 the card was not recognized...
We can also use a standard mini ITX Board running an Intel i5 4570 CPU.
We use ath10k. driver (800Mbps UDP goodput!)
we compile the driver from backports.
The avarage duration of our experiments is half a day, it looks very stable (like in no crashes and stable bitrates)
OS : Ubuntu 14.04, other versions were also fine. (Posted on 6/24/2015)
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