• Upgrade your existing 2.4GHz Network Easily and Quickly
  • 3X faster than 802.11N
  • Easily plugs into ethernet port
  • Complies with draft 802.11AC standard
  • Multiple operating modes: Access Point, Bridge
  • Upgrade your Router to the latest Wireless-AC Standard

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Don’t abandon your single band 802.11N router just because it can’t keep up with your brand new phone, tablet or laptop. Use the HW5AC Wireless AC Access Point Upgrade to upgrade your existing Access Point to the latest Wireless-AC standard.

Upgrade your Router to the Wireless-AC standard
Not ready to part with your router? Whether your internet service provider forces a router/modem combination that you can’t change or you simply don’t want to risk taking your network down to setup a new router, Hawking can help! Use the HW5AC Wireless AC Access Point Upgrade to upgrade your device to the fastest Wireless standard by simply plugging the Wireless-AC Network Upgrade into your existing device’s available ethernet port.

Previous wireless standards like 802.11b/g provide speeds that are sufficient for checking emails and surfing the internet, but if your wireless demands have increased to include streaming movies, downloading high definition content, and transferring data intensive files, the Wireless-AC standard is for you. While other networking companies force you into buying new devices, Hawking Technology has developed this unique product that allows you to add onto your existing networking device to connect with your brand new Smartphones, Tablets, and Ultrabooks at Supercharged Speeds!

Product Overview
The HW5AC not only supports Supercharged Wireless-AC speeds, it also features a rotatable external Hi-Gain Antenna to maximize your Wi-Fi reception and provide stable high speed connections! It’s slim ethernet design ensures that the HW5AC is not only portable, but also compatible with all RJ45 Ports. The self-locking mechanism guarantees against the commotions of everyday life, making sure your AC upgrade stays connected and secure.

Compatible with all Ethernet Ports


How It Works
The HW5AC has two modes. The Primary mode is 5GHz AC This means you can plug the HW5AC directly into your wireless device, ie. Router, Access Point, Bridge, Repeater, etc. and instantly upgrade it to the Wireless AC standard.

Now your 5GHz devices are compatible with your existing network device without having to buy and reconfigure a new one! Additionally, all your devices will connect at Wireless-AC supercharged speeds!

Ethernet Locking Mechanism
This device has a built-in locking mechanism to provide a sturdy connection via ethernet port. Based on your existing networking device, there are different methods to secure the device. Follow the diagram below to insert and release your HW5AC.

Package Includes:
  • One Hi-Gain™ 5GHz Wireless-AC Network Upgrade
  • Power Adapter 5V/1A
  • Micro USB Cable
  • One Setup CD (includes User Manual & driver for PC) Mac Driver can be downloaded from the Hawking Website
  • Quick Installation Guide


System Requirements:
  • Wired or Wireless Internet Connection
  • Router or network device with an ethernet port
  • 5GHz Wireless Network Device (Tablet, Smartphone, Mac or Windows computer)
  • An Available Power Outlet


Network Specifications:
  • 5.0GHz: IEEE 802.11ac (Draft), 802.11a/n
  • Frequency: 5GHz
  • Speed: up to 450Mbps
  • Security: WEP 64/128, WPA, WPA2, IEEE802.1X
  • Hardware & Software WPS Configuration
  • Modes: Access Point and Client Mode


  • External Dipole Antenna (5.0GHz)


  • Micro USB 2.0 Line Power


  • Reset/WPS Button


LED Indicators:
  • AP Mode, Client Mode, System Status


Dimensions: 1 (W) x 2.5 (L) x 2 (H) in. (Without Antenna)


Weight: 14 oz
Temperature: Operating : 32~104°F (0~40°C)
Humidity: Operating : 0-90% (NonCondensing)
Certification: FCC, CE
How to figure out which version you have:

On the backside of the product there is a label that will determine which version you have. Click on the to see an image. To download a file, select the icon next to the select file.

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