AC1200 Dual-Band MU-MIMO USB 3.0 Adapter


  • AC1200 Wi-Fi 5: Maximum data transfer rate is up to 867Mbps (5GHz) and 300Mbps (2.4GHz)
  • USB 3.2 Gen 1*: Up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 with data transfer rates up to 5Gbps
  • Dual Band Selectivity: 2.4GHz and 5GHz are  selectable
  • More Efficiency: Supports MU-MIMO, allowing greater Wi-Fi efficiency
  • More Stable Wi-Fi Signal: Supports beamforming, allowing better transmission quality
  • Secure Wi-Fi: High-level Wi-Fi security supported with WPA3-SAE (Personal), WPA2, WPA, WEP and 802.1X
  • Plug-and-Play: Insert into a USB interface and immediately upgrade to 802.11ac on Windows
  • Wide Compatibility: Works with Wi-Fi 5 router/AP/extender and backward compliant with 802.11a/b/g/n standards
  • Supported OS: Windows, macOS, and Linux


The EW-7822UTC is an AC1200 USB USB 3.2 Gen 1* adapter that can pair with an 11ac MU-MIMO (Multiple User - Multiple Input Multiple Output) router. It upgrades your older laptop or PC to a MU-MIMO device and boosts connectivity with super-speed USB 3.2 Gen 1*. The adapter also runs selectable dual-band Wi-Fi at speeds up to 300Mbps on 2.4GHz and 867Mbps on 5GHz.​


Super-Speed with 802.11ac

The EW-7822UTC runs ultra-speed 802.11ac Wi-Fi that’s almost three times faster than 802.11n. Upgrade your laptop or PC to sport 802.11ac Wi-Fi so you can enjoy online video streaming and multiple data transfers at the fastest speeds.

EW-7822UTC AC1200 Dual-Band MU-MIMO USB 3.0 Adapter Super-Speed with 802.11ac

​Meet the USB 3.2 Gen 1*

USB 3.2 Gen 1* is up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 with data transfer rates up to 5Gbps. It’s the latest standard in connectivity and enables devices to achieve the superfast speeds which 802.11ac can provide – for faster photos, music, videos, and data.

EW-7822UTC AC1200 Dual-Band MU-MIMO USB 3.0 Adapter Meet the Latest USB 3.0

Dual-Band Flexibility

Experience better performance and greater flexibility with EW-7822UTC for your laptop with dual-band connectivity. Either the 2.4GHz or 5GHz frequency band can be selected with top speeds at 300Mbps and 867Mbps respectively. Surf the internet and check emails on the longer-range 2.4GHz band, or use the high-speed 5GHz band for online gaming and YouTube or Netflix HD streaming.

EW-7822UTC AC1200 Dual-Band MU-MIMO USB 3.0 Adapter Dual-Band Flexibility

11ac MU-MIMO

The latest 11ac MU-MIMO (Multiple User - Multiple Input Multiple Output) technology runs four streams and serve multiple devices simultaneously, for the fastest speeds and uninterrupted Wi-Fi connectivity to all devices.

EW-7822UTC AC1200 Dual-Band MU-MIMO USB 3.0 Adapter

Traditional SU-MIMO

Single device at a time

EW-7822UTC AC1200 Dual-Band MU-MIMO USB 3.0 Adapter

11ac MU-MIMO

Multiple devices at the same time

MU-MIMO for Non-Stop Streaming

Instantly upgrade your older laptop or PC to 11ac MU-MIMO functionality. Everyone in the room can enjoy smooth surfing, streaming and gaming at the same time when the EW-7822UTC is successfully paired with a MU-MIMO router.

EW-7822UTC AC1200 Dual-Band MU-MIMO USB 3.0 Adapter MU-MIMO for Non-Stop Streaming

Why should you need MU-MIMO?

  • EW-7822UTC MU-MIMO offers up to 2X faster Wi-Fi speeds
  • Higher efficiency for Wi-Fi devices
  • Online streaming without interruptions and buffering from other devices

2 Streams


2X Speeds


Beamforming Wi-Fi

Beamforming generates directional-targeted Wi-Fi signals, instead of standard Wi-Fi which radiates outwards. Paired with any beamforming router, the EW-7822UTC’s beamforming support enables your Wi-Fi signal to be targeted at your adapter for a stronger, more reliable and efficient Wi-Fi connection. This means better audio quality and HD video streaming as you explore your digital wonderland.

EW-7822UTC AC1200 Dual-Band MU-MIMO USB 3.0 Adapter Beamforming Wi-Fi

Tiny, Stylish Design For Laptops

Can be plugged into any laptop for more mobility and convenience, and looks great. The tiny design means it feels like nothing to carry around, so it’s easy to always keep with your laptop.

  • Fits your laptop perfectly
  • Doesn’t block other USB ports
  • Easy portability and won’t fall out of your laptop​


EW-7822UTC AC1200 Dual-Band MU-MIMO USB 3.0 Adapter Tiny, Stylish Design For Laptops

​Edimax AC1200 Dual-Band Wi-Fi Adapters

Edimax EW-7822UAC AC1200 Wi-Fi USB 3.0 Adapter


USB 3.2 Gen 1* Adapter
180-Degree Foldaway Antenna

Edimax EW-7822UTC AC1200 Wi-Fi MU-MIMO USB 3.0 Adapter


AC1200 MU-MIMO USB 3.2 Gen 1* Adapter
​Tiny, Stylish Design

Edimax EW-7822ULC AC1200 Wi-Fi MU-MIMO USB 2.0 Nano Adapter


MU-MIMO USB 2.0 Adapter
Nano, Travel-Size Design

Interface 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1* Type A (*Previous USB 3.0/USB3.1 Gen 1 is rebranded as USB 3.2 Gen 1 by USB-IF.)
(To use with USB 3.2 Gen 1 port is recommended for best 5GHz performance.)
Button 1 x Hardware WPS Button
Antenna 2 x Internal Antennas (2T2R)
Dimensions 8 (H) x 16 (W) x 34 (D) mm 
Weight 4g
  • 2.4GHz: IEEE 802.11b/g/n
  • 5GHz: IEEE 802.11a/n/ac
Frequency Band
  • 2.4GHz: 2.4000 - 2.4835GHz*
  • 5GHz: 5.150 - 5.825GHz*

    *Subject to local regulations
Maximum Data Rate / Speed
  • 11a: Up to 54Mbps
  • 11b: Up to 11Mbps
  • 11g: Up to 54Mbps 
  • 11n (2.4GHz): Up to 300Mbps 
  • 11ac (5GHz): Up to 867Mbps
Transmit Power
  • 2.4GHz:
    • 11b(11M): 13.5±1.5dBm
    • 11g(54M): 11.5±1.5dBm
    • 11n(20MHz, MCS7): 10.5±1.5dBm
    • 11n(40MHz, MCS7): 10.5±1.5dBm
  • 5GHz:
    • 11a(54M): 11.0±1.5 dBm
    • 11ac(20MHz, MCS8): 10.0±1.5dBm
    • 11ac(40MHz, MCS9): 10.0±1.5dBm
    • 11ac(80MHz, MCS9): 10.0±1.5dBm
Receive Sensitivity
  • 2.4GHz:
    • 11b(11M): -80±2dBm
    • 11g(54M): -68±2dBm
    • 11n(20MHz, MCS7): -66±2dBm
    • 11n(40MHz, MCS7): -65±2dBm​
  • 5GHz:
    • 11a(54M): -68±2dBm
    • 11n(20MHz, MCS7): -65±2dBm         
    • 11n(40MHz, MCS7): -62±2dBm
    • 11ac(80MHz, VHTMCS9): -52±2dBm
  • WPA3-SAE(Personal), WPA2, WPA, WEP and 802.1X
  • Software and Hardware WPS* (Wi-Fi Protected Setup)
*Driver installation required and Access Point/Router needs to support WPS as well.
Operating System
  • Windows 7/8/8.1/10/11
  • Linux Kernel: 3.8 ~ 5.11
  • Mac OS 10.9~10.15
*Additional version information may be announced on the EDIMAX website.
  • Temperature: 
    • Operating Temperature: 32~104°F (0~40°C)
    • ​Storage Temperature: -4~140°F (-20~60°C)
  • Humidity:
    • Operating Humidity: 0~90% (NonCondensing)
    • Storage Humidity: Max. 95% (NonCondensing)
*Maximum performance, actual data rates, and coverage will vary depending on network conditions and environmental factors.
*Actual viewing resolution and frame rate of network cameras depend on connection speed.
*Product specifications and design are subject to change without notice.